Assistant Nurse Manager for the SurgiCenter PACU

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Are you seeking an amazing Assistant Nurse Manager role with our SurgiCenter PACU? Christiana Hospital & Wilmington Hospital is the only Level I trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia & Baltimore and has been honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report and three-times recognized as a Magnet Status Hospital.

ChristianaCare Benefits
Incredible Work/Life benefits include an annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, an on-site gym, financial mentor, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and excellent discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
We also provide tuition assistance for degreed programs, and for some Nursing programs, we offer to pre-pay. Our medical/dental/vision benefits are available to our caregivers on their first day of employment! And we offer two different mechanisms for planning for your retirement, a 403(b) and a defined contribution plan.

The SurgiCenter is located at Christiana Hospital - Newark campus and is seeking a PACU Assistant Nurse Manager to work the Day Shift Monday through Friday (No holidays, No weekends, and No call) - Hours 9:00 am -5:30 pm, with coverage/hours changing as needed to provide oversight & direction of the surgical schedule.

In this role, you will assist the Nurse Manager in the overall administrative direction for the clinical practice of nursing and delivery of high-quality and efficient care to all patients using the services of this area.
Shares 24-hour responsibility and accountability for all aspects of daily operational activity.
Directly supervises nursing and technical personnel: Assesses proficiency of staff, Oversees daily staffing and scheduling needs of the department, Evaluates staff performance, and Counsels staff members when performance issues are identified.
Participates in all hiring, promotion, salary adjustment, and termination decisions.
Functions as a highly clear role model, demonstrating quality expertise and professional behaviors which support the professional development of staff and the strategic goals of CCHS.
Identifies and develops strategies to improve the overall knowledge base and integrity of the staff.
Directs, mentors, and supports all levels of staff on the floor.
Identifies potential future leaders and engages in succession planning.
Analyzes administrative and operational functions; implements appropriate changes and system-wide improvements.


Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing required. Master's required within 5 years.

RN required. Perianesthesia experience is required.

5 years of appropriate clinical and leadership experience

Qualified applicants MUST have at least two years experience of critical care or step-down units. ICU experience preferred.

Must be flexible to a large number of patients during the day due to level one trauma hospital

ACLS Required

PALS preferred - must get within 6 months

TNCC preferred

EEO Statement:
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.

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.

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Job Posting: 1079149

Posted On: Nov 28, 2022

Updated On: Dec 28, 2022

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