Nemours is seeking a NICU Nurse Manager to join our team in Wilmington, DE.
As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
As the birthplace of the Nemours health care system, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware, honors our legacy of delivering exceptional care to the children of the Delaware Valley and beyond. Ranked among the nation's best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and honored with the ANCC's Magnet® Designation for excellence in nursing practice, we offer intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. We recently completed a multi-phase hospital expansion that includes new inpatient rooms, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department. Additionally, Nemours duPont Pediatrics allows us to reach more children across the region through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.
The Nurse Manager facilitates, coordinates and directs patient care services and provides leadership for designated area(s) of responsibility. Responsible for the planning, development and utilization of human and material resources to meet departmental needs. Mentors and develops staff. Manages the environment of practice.
Participates in nursing and organizational policy formulation and decision-making.
Facilitates participation of staff in nursing and organizational policy formation and decision-making.
Accepts organizational accountability for services provide to patients and families within defined areas of accountability.
Directs, supervises and evaluates the delivery of patient care for assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Plans, directs, coordinates and evaluates the systems of nursing for assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Identifies short- and long-term goals for assigned area(s) of responsibility. Assumes 24-hour responsibility for assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Baccalaureate in nursing required.
Certification in nursing administration and/or certification in a clinical specialty desired.
Five years clinical experience required; 3-5 of pediatric NICU experience required.
Knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice; knowledge of management theory and change process.
Management experience preferred.
Demonstrates a commitment to leading in adherence with the principles of the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet model, exemplifying the transformational nursing leadership component of this model.
Experience with LEAN methodology (or similar) for continuous improvement; well-developed change management skills.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.