ChristianaCare is currently seeking a Nurse Scientist with expertise in Evidence Based Practice (EBP) for the Nursing Research and EBP department. In this role, you will serve as an advisor in systemwide EBP program development, provide program oversight and serve as a key content expert. You will also have the opportunity to lead research studies and serve as a principle investigator, co-investigator or mentor in the generation of new knowledge to build nursing science that informs and translates into practice with the goal of improving outcomes.
Collaborate with nurses and other members of the healthcare team on a variety of research and evidence-based practice (EBP) initiatives that align with the Department of Nursing's strategic direction and the healthcare system's annual operating plan (AOP) goals.
Ignites the spirit of inquiry and partners with nurses to investigate clinical practice questions to advance nursing practice through EBP and nursing research opportunities.
Mentors and educates nurses in the EBP and research process.
Provides expertise and guidance in EBP program development, management, and evaluation.
Presents and publishes the results of EBP and nursing research initiatives internally and externally.
DNP or PhD or EdD required
MSN or BSN from an accredited nursing program required
Active nursing license
Experience in research design, planning, execution, analysis and dissemination
Minimum of 2 years' experience in research and/or Evidence Based Practice
Demonstrated track record of scholarly activities (peer reviewed publications and presentations).
Demonstrated leadership qualities
Demonstrated knowledge of research and EBP initiatives, nursing education, and clinical practice knowledge
Experience in using electronic medical records, Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access), and other data collection, analysis and reporting platforms (ie REDCap, SPSS, NVivo).
This is a Casual position, working 8 hours a week.
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.