Nurse Manager: Obstetrics & Gynecological Triage

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

Job Description

NM OB Triage Posting
Christianacare , ANCC Magnet designated hospital is seeking a highly skilled, professional and diligent Nurse Leader to join our dynamic team. This newly created position is integral to our commitment of providing outstanding care within the Labor & Delivery (OB) Triage area. The successful candidate is required to be a Registered Nurse, with a keen understanding of triage algorithms to assess acuity and assign priority of care in gynecological to obstetric patients, with validated leadership experience. The incumbent will be responsible for leading and overseeing the OB triage area ensuring the smooth and efficient obstetrical process. This includes implementing structures, policies, protocols and maintaining safe and effective practices. The role demands a strong leader who can lead a team, collaborate interdepartmentally, to ensure our standards of care remains a top priority. Clear communication by this Nurse Leader is essential within OB, Emergency departments and hospital ancillary services.
24-hour accountability and responsibility for excellence both clinically and operationally is a must. There are approximately 23 FTE's designated to the space, and we serve approximately 1,500 patients per month. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Women's & Children's and is located at our Newark, DE campus.
Principal duties and responsibilities:
Assures compliance with regulatory and professional standards.
Identifies priorities of leadership and management responsibilities and demonstrates the ability to delegate.
Enables a relationship-based care approach to care delivery on assigned unit.
Performs routine leader rounds on patients and caregivers on assigned unit to establish visibility, teamwork, and monitoring the level of care/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 designated unit.
Promotes the autonomy of the nursing staff, encouraging independent decision making and problem solving.
Supports and facilitates a culture of nursing professional governance on unit.
Formulates and effectively executes innovative leadership strategies to promote excellence.
Responsible for staffing and scheduling, allocating paid time off to meet staffing needs for unit census. .
Maintains position control in a cost-effective manner.
Interviews and hires potential employees, assuring the technical and professional development of staff.
Coaches, disciplines and evaluates staff according to CCHS policy.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
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
ChristianaCare Offers:
Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions.
Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out
12 week paid parental leave.
Tuition assistance
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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.

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Job Posting: 1243969

Posted On: Feb 27, 2024

Updated On: Mar 28, 2024

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