Nurse Manager-Surgical Critical Care Complex & Tra

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

Job Description

Christiana Hospital is a 906 bed modern facility in Newark, Delaware with one of the busiest Emergency Departments on the East Coast. Christiana Hospital includes Delaware's only Level I trauma center and is prepared to handle the most extreme medical emergencies. We are hiring a Nurse Manager to lead our Surgical Critical Care Complex and Transitional Surgical Unit.

We seek a Nurse Manager for our SCCC & TSU to provide 24 hour accountability and responsibility for excellence in the clinical and operation of nursing and the delivery of patient care.




We offer a robust benefits package, competitive pay, generous paid time off and tuition reimbursement.

Recognized as Magnet Status Hospital three times!

You will have an opportunity to make a direct impact on the lives of people in our community.


Duties & Responsibilities:


Manages Nursing Practice and care delivery in Surgical Critical Care Complex and Transitional Surgical Unit.


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.

Promotes the autonomy of the nursing staff, encouraging independent decision making and problem solving. Supports and facilities a culture of nursing professional governance.


Responsible for staffing, and scheduling, allocating paid time off to meet staffing needs for the team. 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.


Responsible for the development and maintenance of the budget..



Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

Completed BSN and Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree and Master's of Science in Nursing

Professional Certificate in a related nursing specialty required. Nurse Executive Certification 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: 860992

Posted On: Oct 21, 2021

Updated On: Nov 20, 2021