Children's National Hospital

        

Children’s National Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., has been serving the nation’s children since 1870 and is ranked among the Top 10 pediatric hospitals in the country. Children’s National is #1 in Neonatology for a fifth consecutive year and is ranked in every specialty evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, including placement in the top 10 for: Cancer (#5), Neurology and Neurosurgery (#3), Orthopaedics (#6), Pulmonology(#8), Nephrology (#6) and Diabetes and Endocrinology (#10). Children’s Hospital has been designated as a Magnet® hospital three times, a designation given to hospitals that demonstrate the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. Children’s National offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, including the Maryland suburbs and Northern Virginia. Home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is one of the nation’s top NIH-funded pediatric institutions. Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels.

 

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
HSCPC Certified Nurse Assistant - (210003TW) Description   The certified nursing assistant is responsible for providing residents with routine daily nursing care in accordance with established nursing care procedures, scope of practice, regulatory guidelines, residents’ person-centered care plan, and other tasks as directed by your supervisor.   Qualifications   JOB FUNCTIONS Essential job duties: Administrative Functions: Document in the computerized medical records system the activities of daily living (ADLs). Use the arm-band before providing care and services. Report all accidents and incidents you observe on the shift as they occur to charge nurse/supervisor. Report allegations of abuse/neglect to charge nurse/supervisor/DON Report changes in the resident’s condition to the charge nurse/supervisor. Participates in Quality Assurance Performance Improvement activities as assigned.   Admission, Transfer, and discharge functions: Ensure resident’s room is ready for...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
Primary Care - Licensed Practical Nurse II (Columbia Heights) - (210003V0) Description   The LPN II will be responsible to provide care under the direct supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse.   Qualifications   Minimum Education High School Diploma or GED HS Diploma, GED or equivalent in addition to completion of a 1-year (minimum length) vocational/technical training program in a related field. (Required) Minimum Work Experience 1 year Related experience (Required) Required Skills/Knowledge Ability to perform technical functions interacts with children and families and has good verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrates competence in assisting with procedures. Must pass Division of Nursing & Patient Services LPN Medication Administration test. Required Licenses and Certifications Licensed Practical Nurse (Required) Functional Accountabilities Clinical Process Differentiate a new problem from a long term problem at the time of admission/clinic visit;...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
F - Registered Nurse II WIP (Weekend Nights) - Emergency Medicine Trauma Center - (210003H0) Description   Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services (EMTC) is a tertiary care, Level 1 trauma center located on the first floor of the Sheikh Zayed Campus on Michigan Ave NW. The EMTC-Sheikh Zayed Campus is comprised of six distinct patient care areas: 1. 36 ED patient rooms 2. Two Code Rooms (4 beds) 3. 4 bed area designed for psychiatric patients 4. 18 decontamination showers with ability to utilize psychiatric area for Decontamination Zone. 5. 6-bed Rapid Treatment Unit (RTU)   The Satellite Pediatric Emergency Department is located at the United Medical Center on Southern Ave SE and operates 24 hours per day and 7 days per week. The ED at UMC has 16 beds, including a Crisis Room and a room designed for psychiatric care. Patient and Family services are provided under a collaborative, shared leadership model. Organizationally the EMTC reports to the Chief Nursing Officer, Vice...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
Registered Nurse II - (DC Allergy Clinic)  - (2200000F) Description   All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children's National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children's National supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large.   Qualifications   Minimum Education BSN Graduated from an approved school of nursing. (Preferred) Minimum Work Experience 1 year RN experience (Required) Required Skills/Knowledge The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s National. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area. Required Licenses...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
RN Clinical Program Coordinator (Sickle Cell Clinic)  - (21000206) Description   The Clinical Program Coordinator will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at CNMC. Will coordinate nursing care and services for patients and family members in specific healthcare specialty encounters by telephonic, electronic, in person, and/or by mail. Will consult with physicians, and other healthcare providers to resolve health concerns. All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, CNMC Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. CNMC support the development of RN relationships within the community, specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large. Responsible to lead the activities of the patient...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
RN Shift Coordinator - Surgical Care Unit - (2100041K) Description   The Surgical Care Unit is a 31-bed monitored surgical/trauma unit that also functions dually as a negative pressure Special Isolation Unit for children with a highly infectious disease. The unit specializes in the delivery of family centered care with complex surgical conditions such as Colorectal, Orthopedic and Trauma from infancy through young adult. Significant subgroups of patients include but are not limited to: Complex Orthopedic Surgery and Trauma Colorectal Surgery Pediatric General Surgery Trauma Reconstructive Surgery Urology Burns Orthopedic trauma Bariatric Surgery Highly Infectious Diseases All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, CNMC Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
Acute Care Float Pool RNII - (2200006A) Description   All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children's National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children's National supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large. A RN II is an independent practitioner who performs patient care activities for a variety of patients in a service area. Respond effectively to common patient care issues. Work collaboratively with all members of the health care team in the delivery of patient care. Continue to expand clinical base of nursing knowledge and skills.   Qualifications   Minimum Education BSN (Preferred) Minimum Work Experience 1...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
Patient Care Technician - Neuroscience Unit (CNA required, day/night rotation) - (220000DK) Description   In collaboration with the multidisciplinary health care delivery team, under the direction of the Registered Nurse perform basic nursing care activities, assist in maintaining a safe, clean, stocked patient care setting, assist staff members and help direct patient flow .   Qualifications   Minimum Education High School Diploma or GED (Required) Minimum Work Experience 1 year Experience in a health care setting if possible pediatrics; one semester clinical experience completed at an accredited school of nursing or military corpsman training. (Preferred) Required Skills/Knowledge Basic computer skills (typing, use of mouse, e-mail). Knowledge of aseptic technique. Basic calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division). Human relations and interpersonal skills. Required Licenses and Certifications Patient Care Technician (CPCT) (Required) Basic Life Support...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
HSCPC House Supervisor - (HSC1551) Description   The Nursing Supervisor is a professional Registered Nurse who is responsible for the supervision, direction, and delivery of nursing care on a specific shift. Provides clinical and management advice to all staff members. Communicates and collaborates with support services, physicians, and staff members to enhance quality patient care. All efforts are directed toward continuous quality improvement, family-centered care, and good customer relations. Serves as the facility manager during non- traditional hours. In additions, this position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served by the department of nursing. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess and analyze data reflective of the patient population and reflective of the age-specific needs to facilitate...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
HSC Registered Nurse, Transitional Nursing, Night Shift (7p-7a) *10K Sign-on Bonus for eligible staff* - (21000436) Description   The Registered Nurse assumes responsibility and accountability for the management of nursing and home health aide functions and the utilization of ancillary agency staff. Supervises and assists, when needed, with client care in accordance with established standards of care. Promotes positive relationships between nursing, home health aide employees, physicians and other agencies. Projects a competent, caring image to the public served.   Qualifications   Minimum Education Vocational Education Graduate of a fully accredited school of nursing. (Required) BSN (Preferred) Required Skills/Knowledge The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the clients served in a home/community setting. He/she must also demonstrate knowledge of principles of growth and development over the...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
Registered Nurse II-WIP (Nights) - Cardiac Intensive Care Unit - (2200002Q) Description   Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU): The CICU is a 26-bed unit. This unit provides for comprehensive cardiac care to pediatric patients and their families. The CICU Patient Care Management Team coordinates interdisciplinary patient assessment and patient care and provided by cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, and pediatric intensivists and nursing in conjunction with multiple specialty services within the Medical Center. Patients are admitted to the CICU from the ED, Cardiac Clinic, the Operating Room, and transfers from in-house units as well as transports from other institutions via the Pediatric Transport team. The CICU also provides for extracorporeal life support (ECMO) and rapid deployment ECMO. Twenty to twenty-five percent of the intensive care patients are cardiovascular surgery or cardiac patients. Children requiring repair of congenital heart defects from the simple to the complex,...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
PRN - Ambulatory Registered Nurse II ( Dialysis- 12 hour days and weekends as needed)  - (210001UF) Description   All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children's National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children's National supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large.   Qualifications   Minimum Education BSN Graduated from an approved school of nursing. (Preferred) Minimum Work Experience 1 year RN experience (Required) Required Skills/Knowledge The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s National. Keep knowledge base current with new information or...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
PRN - Registered Nurse II (AHC/CHC Administration) - (22000007) Description   All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children's National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children's National supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large.   Qualifications   Minimum Education BSN Graduated from an approved school of nursing. (Preferred) Minimum Work Experience 1 year RN experience (Required) Required Skills/Knowledge The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s National. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area. Required...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
Critical Care Transport Nurse (Ground & Flight) - (210003IN) Description   All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, CNMC Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. CNMC supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large. The Transport Team Nurse will provide safe and effective inter-hospital transport of a wide variety of pediatric patients. Will be responsible for the initial assessment, stabilization, and provision of diagnostic and therapeutic interventions while on transport. Transports usually take place using a ground ambulance, but may also occur using rotary-wing (helicopter) or fixed-wing air transport. Support Patients Care...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
Registered Nurse II (Neurology/PM R/PT-OT Clinic) - (2100030K) Description   All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children's National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children's National supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large.   Qualifications   Minimum Education BSN Graduated from an approved school of nursing. (Preferred) Minimum Work Experience 1 year RN experience (Required) Required Skills/Knowledge The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s National. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area. Required...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
Unit Support Associate (direct 1:1 observation of patients) must be available to do all shifts - Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center - (210002PO) Description   Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services (EMTC) is a tertiary care, Level 1 trauma center located on the first floor of the Sheikh Zayed Campus on Michigan Ave NW. The EMTC-Sheikh Zayed Campus is comprised of six distinct patient care areas: 1. 36 ED patient rooms 2. Two Code Rooms (4 beds) 3. 4 bed area designed for psychiatric patients 4. 18 decontamination showers with ability to utilize psychiatric area for Decontamination Zone. 5. 6-bed Rapid Treatment Unit (RTU)   The Satellite Pediatric Emergency Department is located at the United Medical Center on Southern Ave SE and operates 24 hours per day and 7 days per week. The ED at UMC has 16 beds, including a Crisis Room and a room designed for psychiatric care. Patient and Family services are provided under a collaborative, shared leadership model....

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
F - Shift Coordinator (RN) (Nights) - Cardiac Intensive Care Unit - (210001V9) Description   The Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) provides subspecialty care for critically ill patients with congenital, acquired cardiovascular or related diseases. The 26-bed unit integrates the latest technology in a family friendly environment. The multidisciplinary team is dedicated to improving outcomes for children through innovation and research. The CICU staff includes an integrated cardiac team with all sub-specialists readily available and accessible. The unit-based staff includes a dedicated pharmacist, respiratory therapist, social worker, nurses, as well as physicians from the divisions of anesthesiology, critical care medicine, cardiology and cardiac surgery. Children’s CICU is home to an Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) center of excellence for ECMO services in children. The CICU also has VAD (Ventricular Assist Device) and heart transplant programs. All nursing...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
RN Radiology Nurse (Four Tens) Day or Day into Early Evening - (2100041U) Description   Radiology Sedation Nursing encompasses the care of the patient and family/legal guardian. Pre-sedation, sedation, monitoring, and post sedation services are provided to care for a range of ages from infants to adults. The Radiology Sedation Nurse is responsible for the sedation needs of the patient in collaboration with anesthesiologists and radiologists. In addition to the sedation activities, the radiology sedation nurses care for the acute and critically ill patient population during radiology exams and procedures and collaboration with the radiology team to facilitate patient flow through the scheduled exams or procedures. Patient care activities include peripheral and central line access, Contrast administration, urinary catheterizations, assessing/triaging phone consults and requests, pre-procedure patient and family education and support during the exam or procedure. The radiology teams...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
HSCHC Registered Nurse, Home Care, PRN (Maryland) - Pipeline - (2200004Q) Description   The Registered Nurse assumes responsibility and accountability for the management of nursing and home health aide functions and the utilization of ancillary agency staff. Supervises and assists, when needed, with client care in accordance with established standards of care. Promotes positive relationships between nursing, home health aide employees, physicians and other agencies. Projects a competent, caring image to the public served.   Qualifications   JOB FUNCTIONS Essential job duties: All clinical skills as outlined and demonstrated on the Clinical Skills assessment and Check List (completed during new hire orientation) Collaborates with primary care physicians and other members of the health care tea. Safeguards the rights of the client and protects all client information in a confidential manner. Performs clinical assessments for in home care and environmental safety. Able to...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
HSCHC Licensed Practical Nurse, Home Care, PRN (Maryland) - Pipeline - (2200004P) Description   The LPN shall perform nursing care activities for clients as assigned. The LPN shall contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of clients care.   Qualifications   JOB FUNCTIONS Essential job duties: Safeguards the rights of the client and protects all client information in a confidential manner quickly and politely. Client assessment and clinical notes with the inclusion of vitals are complete, appropriate for client and submitted in accordance with agency policy. Ensure proper use of electronic device and maintains entries that are confidential. Care is planned and given according to age of client and all activities are documented. Client education is documented throughout client chart. Referrals to other Services are documented in client chart. Maintains knowledge of Home Chart contents and uses contents for education. Clients are seen as assigned needs are...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
PRN - Telehealth Nurse (AHC/CHC Administration) - (210003A6) Description   All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children's National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children's National supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large . The nurse provides telephonic clinical assessment, advice, health education and counseling giving appropriate clinical disposition and facilitating referral . The nurse engaging in telenursing practice assesses, plans, intervenes, and evaluates the outcomes of nursing care, using technologies such as the Internet, computers, telephones, digital assessment tools, and telemonitoring...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
AHC/CHC Administration - Telehealth Nurse (40 hours weekly including Saturdays) - (210003XW) Description   All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children's National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children's National supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large . The nurse provides telephonic clinical assessment, advice, health education and counseling giving appropriate clinical disposition and facilitating referral . The nurse engaging in telenursing practice assesses, plans, intervenes, and evaluates the outcomes of nursing care, using technologies such as the Internet, computers, telephones, digital assessment...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
RN Operating Room Nurse - Surgery Center (Rockville) - (210003I8) Description   Experienced OR nurse needed for our Rockville Surgery Center location. Pediatric experience preferred but will train adult OR nurses. Scrub experience preferred but will train. All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children's National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children's National supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well-being of the community at large. A RN is an independent practitioner who functions as an identified resource to staff in a patient care area. H/She will provide comprehensive patient care to a variety of patients. Incorporate all members of...

Children's National Hospital Washington, DC, USA
**RN PRN Radiology Nurse (Radiology Experience Required) - (210001JJ) Description   All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children's National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children's National supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large.   Qualifications   Minimum Education BSN Specific Requirements and Preferences Graduated from an approved school of nursing. (Preferred) Minimum Work Experience 1 year Specific Requirements and Preferences RN experience (Required) Required Skills/Knowledge The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s National....