Assistant Nurse Manager - Emergency Department - Wilmington Hospital

Christiana Care Health System Wilmington , DE 19801

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Details

A Wilmington landmark since 1890, fully modernized Wilmington Hospital serves as ChristianaCare's corporate headquarters and provides ChristianaCare's distinguished, high-quality health care in the heart of Wilmington. This 321-bed, 622,100-square-foot facility currently houses our Wilmington Emergency Department and helipad with aero-medical transport capabilities. The Emergency Department is a Level III Trauma Center and a participating trauma hospital in the Delaware Trauma System.

We are seeking an Assistant Nurse Manager for our Wilmington Emergency Department to support the Nurse Manager in the overall administrative direction for the clinical practice of nursing and the delivery of high quality and cost effective care for all patients and families associated with this patient care unit. Shares 24-hour responsibility and accountability for all aspect of daily operations with the Nurse Manager.


  • Step onto the leadership tract!

  • We offer competitive pay, robust healthcare benefits of medical, dental & eyecare -all effective day one! We have a 403b with defined contribution, tuition reimbursement and generous paid time off.

  • 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.


  • In this role you will assist the Nurse Manager in the overall administrative direction for the clinical practice of nursing and delivery of high quality and efficient care to all patients utilizing the services of this area.

  • Shares 24-hour responsibility and accountability for all aspects of daily operational activity.

  • Directly supervises nursing and technical personnel: Assesses proficiency of staff, Oversees daily staffing and scheduling needs of the department, Evaluates staff performance, Counsels staff members when performance issues are identified.

  • Participates in all hiring, promotion, salary adjustment, and termination decisions. Functions as a highly transparent role model, demonstrating quality expertise and professional behaviors which support professional development of staff and the strategic goals of CCHS.

  • Identifies and develops strategies to improve the overall knowledge base and professionalism of staff.

  • Directs, mentors and supports all level of staff on the floor.

  • Identifies potential future leaders and engages in succession planning.

  • Analyzes administrative and operational functions; implements appropriate changes and system wide improvements.


  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing required. Master's required within 5 years.

  • RN required. Emergency Department experience required.

  • 5 years appropriate clinical and leadership experience.

  • Current Certification required.

Hours: This position is Full Time. You may choose between an 8 hour or 10 hour per day schedule. Shifts may include Day, Evening and Overnight hours, depending on the needs of the department.

Post End Date

Sep 1, 2022

EEO Posting 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.

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.

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Assistant Nurse Manager - Emergency Department - Wilmington Hospital

Christiana Care Health System