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Assistant Nurse Manager - Gyn/Urology Surgical Unit (4B)

Assistant Nurse Manager - Surgical Unit

This is the kind of career opportunity you have been seeking! Our Surgical Unit at our Newark Campus seeks a Full Time Assistant Nurse Manager. This individual will share responsibility and accountability for this busy and fast paced unit. The function of the Assistant Nurse Manager is to assist in the clinical and administrative activities of the department in order to ensure patients the provision of quality care.


  • Opportunity to step onto our leadership tract!
  • Make a direct impact on the care we deliver our patients.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

Participates in hiring, promotion, salary adjustments and termination decisions.

Supervises all nursing and technical personnel: Assesses competency of staff, oversees daily staffing and scheduling needs of department, evaluate staff performance, counsel/coach staff member as needed.

Functions as a highly visible role model, demonstrating quality expertise and professional behaviors which support professional development of staff and the strategic goals of ChristianaCare. Identifies and develops strategies to improve the overall knowledge base and professionalism of staff.

Directs, mentors and supports all levels of staff. Enables a relationship-based care approach to care delivery on unit.

Participates in staffing as a caregiver based on needs of the clinical area and requirements for off shift coverage and patient acuity.

Develops, implements and monitors performance improvement and patient safety initiatives.

Facilitates cooperative and collaborative relationships among other ChristianaCare departments, patient care areas and physician office practices.

Supports and facilitates a culture of nursing professional governance and mentors unit committee/council chairs.

Performs routine rounds on patients and caregivers on assigned unit/practice area to establish visibility, teamwork, and monitoring the level of care/practice.

Analyzes administrative and operational functions; implements appropriate changes and system wide improvements.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing required. If no BSN, a Master's Degree in nursing is required.
  • Master's Degree in nursing, healthcare or business management field required or currently enrolled to be obtained.
  • 5 years' appropriate clinical and leadership experience preferred.
  • Current registered nurse licensure.
  • We seek a professional certification in a related nursing specialty required.
  • Current BLS required.


This position is a primarily off-shift Evening and Midnight Shifts.

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.

Newark, DE 19711, US