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ChristianaCare, a healthcare organization with 1100 beds between two Magnet(r) recognized hospitals (Christiana and Wilmington) and the only Level 1 Trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report!
Three time Recognized as Magnet Status Hospital.
Growth Opportunities defined by our Clinical Ladder.
Competitive pay with shift differentials and generous paid time off.
Robust Benefits Package
Christiana Care Health System is seeking a Nurse Manager to work at our Wilmington Hospital in the Perioperative Services Units.
Leads all aspects of the operations of Perioperative Services on the Wilmington campus and assumes 24-hour accountability and responsibility for excellence in the clinical and operational practice of nursing and the delivery of patient care within ANCC Magnet(r) designated departments of the Operating Room, Post Anesthesia Care Unit and Surgical Admissions within ChristianaCare.
Principal duties and responsibilities:
Demonstrates knowledge and skills vital to deliver care to perioperative patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs.
Directs and supports the Assistant Nurse Managers, Specialty Coordinators and Staff Development Specialists for the Operating Room, PACU/P&H and Surgical Admissions.
Collaborates with Medical Director(s) of Perioperative Services in the oversight of and management of the operating rooms and support spaces.
Leads the fiscal and budgetary demands placed on the service by addressing staffing, workforce planning, procedure location, patient flow, patient access and all other issues that impact the ability of the service to perform in a fiscally responsible manner.
Assures compliance with regulatory and professional standards.
Identifies priorities of leadership responsibilities and demonstrates the ability to delegate.
Enables a relationship-based care approach to care delivery within perioperative service.
Performs routine leader rounds on patients and caregivers within perioperative service to establish visibility, teamwork, and monitoring of practice.
Remains cognizant of risk management issues and takes appropriate measures to address.
Supports and communicates department and unit-based quality and safety initiatives.
Manages nursing practice and care delivery in all perioperative units.
Promotes the autonomy of the nursing staff, encouraging independent decision making and decision-making.
Supports and facilitates a culture of nursing professional governance in all perioperative units.
Performs other related duties as required.
Education and experience requirements:
Completed BSN and Master's degree or alternatively, a Bachelor's degree and Masters of Science in Nursing.
Professional certification in a related nursing specialty required; Nurse Executive certification preferred
Five years of appropriate clinical and leadership experience
BCLS Certification required
Internal Number: JR55467
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. 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.