Christiana Care Health System, a Magnet® organization is greater Philadelphia region’s only hospital to make this year’s Truven Health Analytics list of 100 Top Hospitals in the U.S. and is the only major teaching hospital in the nation to win the Everest Award consecutively in both 2015 and 2016. Christiana Care Health System, with locations in Wilmington and Newark, DE, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of “America’s Best Hospitals” (and #3 among 96 hospitals in the Philadelphia region) by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,100 beds between our two hospitals (Christiana Hospital and Wilmington Hospital) and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region.
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, performing greater than 3.5 million billed procedures annually, is currently recruiting for a Microbiology Manager. This Centralized Department supports testing for two hospitals with over 1000 beds collectively, a Cancer Center, a standalone Emergency Center, and a large community outreach program. The Department of Microbiology offers traditional bacteriology, mycology, parasitology and mycobacterium testing and also performs state of the art molecular microbiology testing. This includes rapid identification of pathogens and drug resistant markers from blood cultures as well as for FLU/RSV, C-Diff, MRSA, meningitis and enteric pathogens.
The Microbiology Manager position is highly visible and plays a key role in conjunction with the Section Chief on Christiana Care’s Anti-Microbial Stewardship and Infection Prevention Programs and externally with the Delaware Division of Public Health Laboratory. In addition to providing direction and oversight to the department’s daily operation and its employees, this lab leader will guide and provide vision for the development of future workflows that allow for efficiency while maintaining impeccable quality. The position reports directly to the Director of Laboratory Operations and serves as a member of the Laboratory Operations Council under the direction of the Vice President of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the Department Chairman.
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.