Nurse Manager -Wilmington Emergency Department
Christiana Care Health System
 Wilmington, DE

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 seek an Emergency Department Nurse Manager to provide 24 hour accountability and responsibility for excellence in the clinical and operation of nursing and the delivery of patient care.


  • We offer competitive pay, robust benefits 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.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Manages Nursing Practice and care delivery in Wilmington Emergency Department.

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 ED. 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 in collaboration with Wilmington Chief Nursing Officer.


  • 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.

Post End Date

Nov 30, 2020

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.