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Assistant Nurse Manager - Christiana Emergency Department

Company: Christiana Care Health Systems
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

This is the kind of career opportunity you have been seeking! The Christiana Emergency Department seeks a Full Time Assistant Nurse Manager. This individual will share responsibility and accountability for the Emergency Department. The function of the this role is to assist in the clinical and administrative activities of the department in order to ensure patients the provision of quality care. ChrisitanaCare houses the only Level I Trauma Center between Baltimore and Philadelphia. We feature an ED facility with a stroke center and 88 treatment spaces.Highlights:

  • Opportunity to step onto our leadership tract!
    • We offer competitive pay, robust healthcare benefits effective day one, a 403b with defined contribution, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off and more!
      • Play a crucial role on a team that makes an impact and saves lives.
        • Work for a three-time recognized Magnet status hospital.Principal Duties & Responsibilities:Directly supervises all nursing and technical personnel: Assesses competency of staff; Oversees daily staffing and scheduling needs of the unit; Evaluates staff performance; Counsels and disciplines staff members when performance issues are identified; Participates in all hiring, promotion, salary adjustment and termination decisions; all in collaboration with the Nurse Manager.Expedites patient flow and throughput issues, eliminates or minimizes barriers in support of the Nurse Manager.
          Functions as a highly visible role model, demonstrating quality expertise and professional behaviors which support professional development of staff and the strategic goals of CCHS and the Department of Nursing. Identifies and develops strategies to improve the overall knowledge base and develop the professionalism of staff.
          Directs, mentors, and supports all levels of staff reporting to this unit.
          Identifies potential future leaders and engages in succession planning.Analyzes administrative and operational functions; implements appropriate changes and system-wide improvements.Develops, implements, and monitors performance improvement and patient safety initiatives.Facilitates cooperative and collaborative relationships among other CCHS departments, patient care areas and physician providers.Participates in preparation of annual capital and operating budgets. Supports the Nurse Manager in organizing and prioritizing capital needs.Assists in the analysis of monthly expenditures and develops plans to offset variances.Develops and implements actions to obtain a sufficient number of staff for services.Identifies best practices, new programs and service opportunities for the departmentActs as a liaison with other departments to enhance program development and improve clinical excellence.Rounds on all patients as designated by the nurse manager; develops and maintains methods to ensure patient, family, employee, and physician satisfaction.Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to adult and geriatric patients, including the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and provide the care needed.Collaborates closely with Nurse Manager to maintain continuity of the Professional Practice Environment for nurse empowerment on the patient care unit and throughout Christiana Care Health Services including: the Shared Decision Making Councils (mentors unit committee chairs); Peer Review; Clinical Ladder; Nursing Sensitive Indicators; Staffing and Scheduling Environment; and the Synergy Patient Care Assignment practices.Education and Experience Requirements:
          • Bachelor's degree in Nursing required. Master's degree in Nursing, Healthcare or Business Management preferred.
          • Three years' appropriate clinical and leadership experience preferred, with emergency department experience required.
          • Current registered nurse licensure.
          • We seek a specialty certification.Hours: This position will rotate shifts. This will include working mostly off shifts with some overlap with day shift.EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Keywords: Christiana Care Health Systems, Newark , Assistant Nurse Manager - Christiana Emergency Department, Executive , Newark, Delaware

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