Nurse Scientist - Nursing Research

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

Job Description

ChristianaCare is currently seeking a Nurse Scientist with expertise in Evidence Based Practice (EBP) for the Nursing Research and EBP department. In this role, you will serve as an advisor in systemwide EBP program development, provide program oversight and serve as a key content expert. You will also have the opportunity to lead research studies and serve as a principle investigator, co-investigator or mentor in the generation of new knowledge to build nursing science that informs and translates into practice with the goal of improving outcomes.


Job expectations:

Collaborate with nurses and other members of the healthcare team on a variety of research and evidence-based practice (EBP) initiatives that align with the Department of Nursing's strategic direction and the healthcare system's annual operating plan (AOP) goals.

Ignites the spirit of inquiry and partners with nurses to investigate clinical practice questions to advance nursing practice through EBP and nursing research opportunities.

Mentors and educates nurses in the EBP and research process.

Provides expertise and guidance in EBP program development, management, and evaluation.

Presents and publishes the results of EBP and nursing research initiatives internally and externally.



DNP or PhD or EdD required

MSN or BSN from an accredited nursing program required

Active nursing license

Experience in research design, planning, execution, analysis and dissemination

Minimum of 2 years' experience in research and/or Evidence Based Practice

Demonstrated track record of scholarly activities (peer reviewed publications and presentations).

Demonstrated leadership qualities

Demonstrated knowledge of research and EBP initiatives, nursing education, and clinical practice knowledge

Experience in using electronic medical records, Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access), and other data collection, analysis and reporting platforms (ie REDCap, SPSS, NVivo).


This is a Casual position, working 8 hours a week.



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: 877896

Posted On: Nov 27, 2021

Updated On: Dec 27, 2021