Assistant Nurse Manager - MSU, SSU, FLOAT POOL, NURSING COORD. - FT Nights w/ Rotating Weekends & Holidays
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Elkton, Maryland
Internal Number: JR59415
Job Summary: In addition to performing all of the duties of a Registered Nurse, plan, manage and coordinate the clinical and administrative functions as assigned. Essential Job Responsibilities: - Plans, schedules, coordinates, and assigns work and establishes goals and priorities for nursing and support staff in a health care setting. - Provides supervision over the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care in an assigned health care setting. - Assists in the management of a comprehensive improvement program to ensure that program and services meet accrediting standards for The Joint Commission (TJC) and other accrediting programs. - Assesses available resources, patient and unit needs and assigns staffing according to patient acuity. - Assists in the development and implementation of staff education and orientation, specific job related training, and other approaches to provide opportunities for staff flexibility and development. - Resolves problems encountered by the employee or patient during the course of the assigned shift. - Coordinates and participates in the development of the performance evaluation program within the unit; monitors and documents performance; provides on-going feedback regarding levels of performance; and formally evaluates employees in relation to performance. - Directs, coordinates, and participates in the professional nursing care of patients within an assigned unit pursuant to the objectives and policies of the agency, the nursing process, and established nursing standards. - Assists in the development and implementation of the interview and hiring process. - Implements safety and quality improvement standards and develops procedures to ensure compliance. - Implements and interprets policies and procedures developed by higher level managers or supervisors. - Assists in developing, recommending, and coordinating the implementation of new procedures for the assigned unit. - May assist in the development and monitoring of departmental budget. - Gives necessary instruction in the performance of special clinical or health procedures in the utilization and maintenance of new equipment. - Maintains personnel productivity at acceptable levels for unit based standards. - Receives formal and informal grievances and conducts preliminary discussions for settlement when necessary. - Recommends disciplinary action for employees as necessary to their nurse manager. - Performs full performance level professional nursing work and enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reviewing current literature, in-service meetings, workshops and evidence based practice. Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred. National specialty certification for that particular specialty unit within one year of hire. Additional certification as required per unit. Licenses / Certifications: Current Maryland RN license or RN license from a compact state. American Heart Association BLS
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.
ChristianaCare 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.