Christiana Care is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. The Nurse Manager of Hemodialysis assumes 24-hour accountability and responsibility for excellence in the clinical and operational practice of nursing and the delivery of patient care on the ANCC Magnet(r) designated unit/practice area of Dialysis within ChristianaCare.
We are a 3x Magnet Status Hospital!
We offer a robust benefits package. Our healthcare benefits include medical, dental & eyecare, starting day one! Enjoy generous paid time off, competitive pay, bonus and tuition reimbursement. Additional benefits include, dependent care assistance, pet insurance, financial coaching, fitness & wellness reimbursements and discounts on multiple services and events.
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/practice area 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/practice area-based quality and safety initiatives.
Manages nursing practice and care delivery in designated unit/practice area.
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/practice area 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 ChristianaCare policy.
Maintains accurate employee files, including licensure of professional staff.
Plans, holds and documents monthly staff meetings, communicating all appropriate information. Maintains confidentiality of patient and staff information.
Responsible for the development and maintenance of the unit/practice area budget in collaboration with the Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer for the Newark campus of ChristianaCare.
Facilitates cooperative and collaborative relationships among departments to ensure effective value and quality patient care delivery. Demonstrates and promotes positive interpersonal communication skills all the time.
Maintains a cooperative and collaborative working relationship with the unit/practice area-based Medical Director.
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.
Education and experience requirements:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Completed BSN and Master's degree or alternatively, a Bachelor's degree and Master of Science in Nursing.
Professional certification in a related nursing specialty required; Nurse Executive certification preferred.
Five years of appropriate clinical and leadership experience; six months of dialysis experience.
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.
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.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. 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.