Staff Assistant VIII- Nursing Professional Excelle

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

Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION: A member of the health care team and Nursing Professional Excellence who provides support of system activities, Magnet program work, and supports ChristianaCare's Department of Nursing and department strategic goals.



Manages Magnet written standards completion dashboard for redesignation in partnership with internal and external content experts.

Maintains accurate, detailed repository of all Magnet content examples, evidence, and reference materials.

Facilitates and monitors the onboarding and orientation of Magnet Ambassadors in acute, ambulatory and community care to ensure integration to the role on both unit/area and systemwide levels.

Coordinates and tracks all department Accounts Payable functions, including, but not limited to: check requests, travel expenses, coordinates related arrangements, purchase orders and when appropriate contract vendor renewals.

Coordinates ongoing interprofessional workshops with content experts as part of the organizational framework of Relationship-based Care.

Collaborates with interprofessional teams, leaders, stakeholders, and others to facilitate excellence and positive outcomes through assistance on special projects.

Partners with Nursing Professional Governance Councils at the system wide level to meet needs in effecting change and generating positive outcomes.

Utilizes Resource scheduler to schedule meetings and make room reservations for department, Nursing Value Council, Nursing Assembly, Magnet Masters, Magnet Ambassador Retreats, Magnet Writing Workshops, and Magnet Steer.

Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors

Performs other related duties as required



Regular contact with staff, physicians, patients, families

Frequent contact with unit, departmental and senior level leadership

Frequent contact with vendors and general public

Occasional contact with community agencies




DIRECTION/SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Director, Nursing Professional Excellence/ Magnet Recognition



High School Diploma required. Associate's degree office administration or education related field preferred. Six year's progressive responsible administrative support and office administration experience.



Ability to work well under pressure to manage stressful situations

Ability to meet scheduling needs and handle often unpredictable changes

Ability to demonstrate interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills

Ability to provide a high level of customer service and a positive approach

Ability to display sound judgment and confidence, is detail oriented

Ability to handle multiple tasks

Ability to adapt and learn new computer programs as necessary

Ability to work as effective team member

Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, Access, and others as applicable

Skilled in communication using a variety of methods

Ability to utilize emotional intelligence in communication with others

Knowledge of change management theory

Skilled in and practices effective communication techniques

Ability to exercise judgement, tact, and diplomacy

Knowledge of Magnet, Joint Commission, OSHA and other legal standards

Knowledge of the interprofessional practice and learning environments

Knowledge and application of adult learning principles



Proficient in full Microsoft Office 365 suite and survey assessment tools


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Walking, sitting, standing





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... For full info follow application link.


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: 844060

Posted On: Sep 14, 2021

Updated On: Sep 25, 2021