Christiana Care Health System is searching for a proven nursing leader for the position of Vice President-Patient Care Services at the Christiana campus located in Newark, DE. This leader is responsible for the delivery of safe, high quality, patient centric clinical care for the women and children’s service line at the Christiana Campus, a 913 bed teaching hospital and Level 1 Trauma Center.
The Vice President collaborates with leaders and physicians within Christiana Care to design, implement and evaluate programs, policies and procedures that ensure the clinical team achieves clinical and operational goals and performance metrics. This is a transformational leader who is current with national, state and local nursing trends and continuously seeks out opportunities to infuse innovative approaches to the delivery of patient care. The Vice President ensures the leadership team and nursing staff provide exceptional patient care and customer service while maintaining appropriate nursing staffing levels and costs within budget.
Christiana Care Health System has the prestigious Magnet designation with two acute care hospitals (over 1,100 beds) located in Wilmington and Newark, DE. It is one of the largest health care providers in the nation, ranking 21st for hospital admissions, and is one of only 15 major teaching hospitals to be rated in the 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters). We have 250 Medical-Dental residents and fellows and we’re recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women’s health system. Due to its central location working for Christiana Care offers opportunities to live in Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey and still enjoy reasonable commutes. The area offers multiple housing options including urban townhouses and condos, suburban communities and beautiful farm country. Connected by Amtrak and I-95, this area is a hub for excellent restaurants and entertainment and sporting venues with easy drives or train rides to Philadelphia, New York City, Washington DC and the Delaware and New Jersey beach resorts.