The ChristianaCare Administrative Fellowship is a one-year training program offered to students in their final year of, or a recent graduate, of an accredited Masters program in Health Administration (MHA), Business Administration (MBA), Public Health (MPH), or a related field.
As a large health system in a small state, ChristianaCare will offer a unique, challenging and diverse learning experience for our fellow. We are engaged in many efforts to transform our health system and meet the health care challenges facing our community and nation. The selected candidate for this role will gain hands-on, project-specific experience, while getting exposure to many elements of our health care delivery system in areas such as our service lines, essential services, medical group, information technology, home health, and others. This work will also include opportunities to interact with key system-wide leaders as we work collaboratively to improve the health of our neighbors across Delaware.
ChristianaCare has three distinct campuses and a large physician network providing the fellow exposure to multi-disciplinary project work that will prepare them for the complexities of serving various communities. In addition to project work, the fellow will attend senior management meetings which will support the understanding of operating as a total health care system. They will also engage in rotations to develop a broad understanding of the integrated health system.
Campus Operations (Christiana, Wilmington, and Union Hospitals)
Finance (Revenue Cycle, Business Planning, Financial Planning)
Human Resources (Benefits, Compensation, Talent Acquisition)
Clinical Essential Services
Facilities and Design/Construction
Strategy and Planning
Gene Editing Institute Laboratory Move
Outpatient Hemodialysis Strategy Concept
Pediatric Center Operations Workflow Design
Clinical Pathways for Care Standardization
Operating and Capital Budgets
Business Planning and Proposals
Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt Projects
System Integrations & Acquisitions
Center for Women's & Children's Health Operations Relocation
Direct to Consumer Bariatric Surgery Program
CLABSI Rate Process Improvement
Standardization of Medical Group Onboarding
Prospective candidates should submit a completed application packet, including:
Two letters of recommendation
A one-page narrative/personal statement focusing on the applicant's:
Interest in healthcare administration
Career goals and objectives
Specific interest in ChristianaCare
The Administrative Fellowship application process is now open and will close on Friday, September 24th, 2021 , for the 2022-2023 Administrative Fellow position.
Applications must be submitted by the deadline with all required documentation.
Submit your questions to AdministrativeFellowship@ChristianaCare.org to learn more about the ChristianaCare Administrative Fellowship.
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.