Children's National Medical Center

       

At Children's, we know what it takes to really connect with kids, we're looking for nurses who love a challenge.

Pediatric nurses have to be patient. They have to be understanding, yet able to communicate effectively and honestly with a child and their family about their illness and treatment. And every Children's nurse must have the confidence to take a patient's care into his or her own hands.

At Children's you'll work closely with each patient and their family across a continuum of care - beginning with admission, when you perform physical assessments and take a patient/family history that covers all the vitals.

You'll prepare and carry out a plan of patient care. You'll work with professionals from all Children's health care disciplines. Together you will ensure your patients' progress every step of the way. You will even make rounds with physicians, discussing your patients' conditions and needs.

Professionally, you'll grow like never before.

The nursing practice environment at Children's is ideal for developing your skills to the maximum, increasing your level of responsibility and entering new specialty areas.

Our versatile career ladder, the Program for Professional Advancement (PPA), enables you to move both vertically and laterally across a wide range of clinical, educational and management opportunities. Recently we restructured our nurses compensation package to include:

  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Professional Development
  • Clinical Ladder
  • Continuing Education Conferences (local, regional, national)
  • Weekend Incentive Program
  • Exceptional Differentials
  • Preceptorship and Charge Nurse Recognition
  • Certification and Degree Recognition Bonus
  • Collaborate with Internationally-Acclaimed
  • Medical Leaders
  • Pediatric Nursing Fellowships (PICU, NICU, Hematology/Oncology)
  • AND MORE!


Our recent achievement of Magnet status reflects what we've known all along: That our nurses are something very special - that their vision, talents, dedication and leadership define a truly exceptional practice environment. We invite you to learn more about our Magnet environment, accomplished by approximately 6% of the nation's hospitals, and even fewer pediatric centers.


We are also a Beacon Award winner, recognized for our outstanding CICU and PICU environments. In fact, our Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit is the first in the country to be designated a Beacon Award winner AND our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is the first in the Northeast region to receive the Beacon designation!

Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN Ambulatory Case Manager - ( 19000240 ) Description The purpose of the Ambulatory Nurse Case Managers is to comprehensively and actively manage the care and coordination needs of payer defined and/or payer enrolled populations or patients who meet designated inclusion criteria. This includes activities such as assessments, formal Case Management care plan development, establishing goals and intervention and monitoring/tracking. Through these activities, the Ambulatory Nurse Case Manager will partner with physician practices and the care management team related to the clinical and care coordination needs of the patient, as well as work with payers and/or community resources to develop and facilitate effective, efficient care delivery options for the identified at risk patients across the care continuum. Children’s National Health System, based in Washington, DC, has been serving the nation’s children since 1870. For the 3rd year, Children’s National is ranked #1 in Neonatology, the # 6 Pediatric Hospital in the country and Top 20 in every clinical specialty evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, one of only four children’s hospitals in the nation to earn this distinction. Designated a Leapfrog Group Top Hospital and a two-time recipient of Magnet® status, this pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers. 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 is the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and is consistently ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in America by U.S.News and World Report. We’re more than just a hospital; we’re a health system for kids. From our main hospital to our outpatient centers and primary care facilities, we are dedicated to serving children’s health needs in any illness or injury. Qualifications Minimum Education BSN required Master's Degree preferred Minimum Work Experience 4 years Specific Requirements and Preferences Nursing experience in case management, ambulatory nursing or community/homecare experience required Required Skills/Knowledge Ability to critically think and apply logic and reasoning to dynamically changing healthcare environment. Requires superior verbal communication skills and service excellence approach with internal and external stakeholders. Must have strong business writing skills. Proficient at keyboarding and facile with Microsoft Office Excel, Access and Power Point. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Req Licensed RN Req Certification in Case Management preferred Pref Functional Accountabilities Ambulatory Case Management 1. Provides intensive case management and care coordination for higher risk sub-populations defined by federal and third party payers or through case finding and referrals that meet inclusion criteria 2. Develops and documents comprehensive care plans with clinician and family identified goals 3. Assesses and monitors patient’s progress on care goals, regularly interfacing with care team and refining the care plan as indicated 4. Identifies barriers to attaining goals within care plan and mobilizes resources to mitigate barriers 5. Supports family self-management and patient advocacy through education and communication Collaboration with Medical Home and Care Management Team 1. Coordinates and collaborates with physicians and other providers to facilitate provision of effective, efficient services to meet the patient’s complex needs 2. Maintains care plans in coordination with practices/care delivery system and case management team members 3. Collaborates with clinical care team as well as case management care team to define interventions to meet the patient's care management needs and any population health goals 4. Delegates and supervises care management activities to non-nursing team members in accordance with the DC Nurse Practice Act. 5. Provides or organizes relevant patient education and health coaching, condition-specific as applicable Transitions of Care 1. Accepts and facilitates bi-directional Care Transition hand-offs to follow-up of enrolled patients after ED visit, Urgent Care, Observation, Inpatient, SNF stay and transitions to adolescent and adult providers 2. Works with payers, acute and post-acute care providers/care managers and/or community resources to develop and facilitate effective, efficient, sustainable care delivery options across settings. 3. Communicates patient care plan and needs to new care teams as patient transitions to different care settings across the continuum. 4. Guides and support a smooth transition from pediatric to adult care & providers Decide if want separate bullet point or include in first one Documentation and Data Management 1. Documents patient consent for case management and care coordination as required 2. Documents the plan of care, reviews at designated intervals and updates as needed; shares with physician and patient caretaker 3. Leverages IT systems to capture data; submit claims for care management as needed 4. Monitors data reports and registries to case find patients in need of outreach and/or case management interventions and care coordination 5. Reviews data outcomes for patient caseload to identify clinical, quality and/or financial metrics that require attention and intervention. Organizational Accountability (Staff) Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Patient Services Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : MF 830-5 Job Posting : Nov 8, 2019, 12:17:02 PM
Nov 11, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Patient Care Technician PRN - Ambulatory Clinics - ( 19000298 ) Description The Ambulatory Patient Care T ech will work in collaboration with the multidisciplinary health care delivery team under the direction of the Registered Nurse, to perform basic nursing care activities, assist to maintain a safe, clean, stocked patient care setting, assist staff members and help direct patient flow Qualifications Minimum Education High School Diploma or GED Minimum Work Experience 1 year Specific Requirements and Preferences experience in an acute health care setting–preferably pediatrics (Required) pediatric experience in ambulatory or acute care health setting. (Preferred) Functional Accountabilities Clinical Activities 1. Collect data and accurately document information for meaningful use including the chief complaint, current medications, allergies tobacco/smoking history and smoke exposure for all patients as reported by family; accurately obtain vital signs (TPR, BP), height, weight and head circumference; orient the family at the time of the visit to the clinic environment, paperwork, etc. 2. Recognize abnormalities and report such to the Registered Nurse or Provider; assist in screening patients for pain using appropriate pain scale; recognize indicators of abuse and neglect and escalate positive findings to the Registered Nurse or Provider; recognize and remain with any child in distress, immediately institute Basic Life Support procedures when necessary; escalate any of the above to Registered Nurse or Provider for positive screen. 3. Provide basic nursing care (e.g., provide nourishment, assist patient with ambulating, escort patient at time of discharge, etc.). 4. Check and ensure all relevant equipment such as, but not limited to, scales, stadiometers, vital signs machines, otoscopes and 5. ophthalmoscopes, oxygen and suction are in working order; performs corrective actions as needed and/or informs the Registered Nurse or appropriate person of repair needs. 6. Collect specimens for testing according to policy and procedure and/or perform specific testing per individual clinic assignment including but not limited to POCT , lab draws as applicable to setting. 7. Inform patient/guardian of collection process according to procedure; inform family of other clinical resources; offer brochures for specific health care needs of the family. 8. Meet Joint Commission/DOH documentation requirements for clinic area. 9. Complete clean sweep tool weekly. Patient Flow and Unit Efficiency 1. Help maintain a neat orderly environment. 2. Assist with the preparation of the exam room to receive patients. 3. Prioritize tasks and special requests; complete all tasks or report the inability to complete the task 4. Obtain equipment and supplies and maintain PAR levels. 5. Monitor waiting room and ensure families are kept informed of delays; provide directions to lab, radiology, cafeteria, etc. 6. Identify children/families with special needs (i.e., child on stretcher , oxygen use, patient requiring isolation). Communication 1. Contribute to a positive work environment. 2. Confer with appropriate personnel concerning unanticipated or unfamiliar problems. 3. Greet patient/family and recognize different levels of education and adjust to meet the families’ needs; address families’ anxiety level; adapt to different personalities and emotions; monitor and report concerns or complaints to the Clinic Manager. 4. and maintain a courteous, calm, comforting, and professional demeanor with patient/guardian and with multidisciplinary team members and clinic personnel. Laboratory Competency 1. Perform, evaluate and report QC protocol; identify and resolve QC failures; document resolutions; report problems to main lab and/or supervisory staff. 2. Participate in continuing education opportunities available internally and/or externally; perform competency and proficiency challenges in a timely manner . 3. Process specimens by centrifugation, aliquoting and sorting into specific test areas and for storage; coordinate the pick-up and delivery of specimens for Children’s Hospita, Quest and/or other reference labs; troubleshoot specimen-processing procedures. 4. Investigate and handle improperly labeled specimens, requisition problems and inadequate specimens. 5. Answer general information and specimen requirement questions and route technical questions to appropriate area for answers. 6. Monitor and maintain daily records of laboratory equipment as required; maintain simple laboratory equipment and notify main lab and/or supervisor of unresolved problems; order routine lab/POCT inventory and supplies. 7. Collect blood specimens by venipuncture and capillary method; conduct assigned routine laboratory tests such as urine dipstick, glucose, A1C. Self Responsibly 1. Follow directions precisely and maintain confidentiality . 2. Attend in-services; be active in personal educational development; develops annual goals and a personal education program with the 3. Supervisor; completes CHEX requirements. 4. Maintains satisfactory time and attendance. 5. Completes all Occupational Health requirements per policy and procedure 6. Completes/maintains certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) 7. Completes/maintains any certification or licensure as required by individual practice jurisdiction ( i.e. DC, Maryland, Virginia) Organizational Accountabilities Organizational Accountabilities (Staff) Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Ambulatory Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : O - PRN Shift : Variable Work Schedule : mon-fri day Job Posting : Nov 8, 2019, 12:14:47 PM
Nov 11, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Registered Nurse I (New Graduate Nurse - February 2020 Start) - Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center - ( 190002OM ) Description Evergreen Requisition - Based on experienced, applicants will be matched to appropriate requisitions. 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) 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 Bachelor's Degree preferred Minimum Work Experience New Graduate Nurse Required Skills/Knowledge The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s National. Identify resources and know when to ask for assistance. Demonstrated leadership and management skills. Identify self learning needs and seek resources to meet those needs. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to MagnetTM re-designation as evidenced by timely annual completion of professional profile and participation in relevant councils, committees, task forces and/or community outreach. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills as evidenced by successful completion of change project. 3. Recognize need to escalate patient care issues via chain of command. 4. Utilize the currently identified process to ensure accurate hand off. 5. Demonstrate ability to work cohesively with ancillary staff to meet patient care needs. 6. Cooperate in the implementation of change and support management decisions. 7. Demonstrate empathy , concern and a desire to be helpful to others. Structural Empowerment 1. Complete all mandatory education and regulatory requirements and participates in professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 2. Participate in performance appraisal and peer review. 3. Support department goals for formal education, national certification, national safety standards and service excellence. 4. Work in a collaborative manner with all members of the healthcare team and is viewed positively by coworkers. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Gather physical and psychosocial data on patient and family and complete accurate and timely patient assessment. 2. Demonstrate clinical skills necessary to care for assigned patients. 3. Develop assessment, organizational and prioritization skills necessary to care for patients whose clinical needs change throughout the shift. 4. Complete documentation in accordance with policies and procedures. 5. Continually assess and plan proactively for educational needs throughout hospital/clinic stay and before time of discharge. 6. Organize care to complete assignment on time. 7. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performanc Organizational Accountabilities New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Participate in efforts to optimize unit and hospital operations through quality improvement (rounding, handwashing etc.). 2. Maintain awareness of changes or new information related to specialty area. Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Other Ambulatory Shift : Variable Work Schedule : Variable shifts Job Posting : Nov 8, 2019, 11:31:46 AM
Nov 11, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Registered Nurse II (PRN) - Satellite Pediatric Emergency Department at Southern Ave. - ( 190002HT ) 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 preferred Minimum Work Experience 2 years 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. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent updating of professional profile and initiation of council involvement, committees, task forces and /or community outreach. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills by problem solving appropriately during patient care. 3. Communicate to reflect development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs. 4. Independently initiate escalation of issues utilizing chain of command. 5. Demonstrate proper use of the currently identified hand off processes. 6. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with ancillary staff. 7. Participate in implementing change and support management decisions. 8. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. Structural Empowerment 1. Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS. 2. Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Demonstrate professional review of peers through timely participation in evaluations. 4. Seek out opportunities to participate in enhancing departmental goals by ensuring adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; support advancement of education and certification as well. 5. Collaborate with members of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with coworkers. 6. Utilize resources as needed and know when to escalate to next level. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes. 2. Demonstrate clinical skills with complex patients that reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions. 3. Role model skill in prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs. 4. Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice. 5. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge. 6. Role model organizational skills, adjust for changes and is able to complete assignment on time. 7. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Organizational Accountabilities New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Identify ways to improve operations through quality improvement and assist in implementation of solutions. 2. Identify self learning needs and take initiative to meet those needs. 3. Ensure care is based on evidence with the literature and benchmarking Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : United Medical Center 1310 Southern Avenue SE Washington 20032 Job : Nursing Organization : Other Ambulatory Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : O - PRN Shift : Variable Work Schedule : days/evenings/nights with holiday and wknd require Job Posting : Nov 6, 2019, 11:49:54 AM
Nov 09, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN Pediatric Clinic Nurse (Day to early evening shift, some weekends) - ( 190002JO ) Description Experienced Pediatric RN needed for the outpatient Children's Health Clinic at our main campus. Children’s National Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., has been serving the nation’s children since 1870 and is ranked among the top six pediatric hospitals in the country. Children’s National is #1 in Neonatology for a second consecutive year and is ranked in every specialty evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, including placement in the top 10 for: Cancer (#7), Neurology and Neurosurgery (#5), Orthopaedics (#8), Pulmonology(#9), Nephrology (#6) and Diabetes and Endocrinology (#10). Children’s Hospital has been designated as a Magnet® hospital, 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. 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. 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. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Registered Nurse licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia dependent upon location of practice. Req Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent updating of professional profile and initiation of council involvement, committees, task forces and /or community outreach. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills by problem solving appropriately during patient care. 3. Communicate to reflect development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs. 4. Independently initiate escalation of issues utilizing chain of command. 5. Demonstrate proper use of the currently identified hand off processes. 6. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with ancillary staff. 7. Participate in implementing change and support management decisions. 8. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. Structural Empowerment 1. Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS. 2. Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Demonstrate professional review of peers through timely participation in evaluations. 4. Seek out opportunities to participate in enhancing departmental goals by ensuring adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; support advancement of education and certification as well. 5. Collaborate with members of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with coworkers. 6. Utilize resources as needed and know when to escalate to next level. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes. 2. Demonstrate clinical skills with complex patients that reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions. 3. Role model skill in prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs. 4. Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice. 5. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge. 6. Role model organizational skills, adjust for changes and is able to complete assignment on time. 7. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Organizational Accountabilities New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Identify ways to improve operations through quality improvement and assist in implementation of solutions. 2. Identify self learning needs and take initiative to meet those needs. 3. Ensure care is based on evidence with the literature and benchmarking Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Goldberg Cntr Cmnty Ped Hlth Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : day, evening, weekend Job Posting : Nov 5, 2019, 12:20:29 PM
Nov 09, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN PRN Registered Nurse - Adolescent Clinic - ( 190002JX ) Description Experienced Pediatric RN needed for per diem hours at the Adolescent Health Clinic. Children’s National Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., has been serving the nation’s children since 1870 and is ranked among the top six pediatric hospitals in the country. Children’s National is #1 in Neonatology for a second consecutive year and is ranked in every specialty evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, including placement in the top 10 for: Cancer (#7), Neurology and Neurosurgery (#5), Orthopaedics (#8), Pulmonology(#9), Nephrology (#6) and Diabetes and Endocrinology (#10). Children’s Hospital has been designated as a Magnet® hospital, 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. 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. Minimum Work Experience 2 years 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. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Registered Nurse licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia dependent upon location of practice. Req Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent updating of professional profile and initiation of council involvement, committees, task forces and /or community outreach. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills by problem solving appropriately during patient care. 3. Communicate to reflect development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs. 4. Independently initiate escalation of issues utilizing chain of command. 5. Demonstrate proper use of the currently identified hand off processes. 6. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with ancillary staff. 7. Participate in implementing change and support management decisions. 8. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. Structural Empowerment 1. Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS. 2. Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Demonstrate professional review of peers through timely participation in evaluations. 4. Seek out opportunities to participate in enhancing departmental goals by ensuring adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; support advancement of education and certification as well. 5. Collaborate with members of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with coworkers. 6. Utilize resources as needed and know when to escalate to next level. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes. 2. Demonstrate clinical skills with complex patients that reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions. 3. Role model skill in prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs. 4. Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice. 5. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge. 6. Role model organizational skills, adjust for changes and is able to complete assignment on time. 7. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Organizational Accountabilities New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Identify ways to improve operations through quality improvement and assist in implementation of solutions. 2. Identify self learning needs and take initiative to meet those needs. 3. Ensure care is based on evidence with the literature and benchmarking Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Goldberg Cntr Cmnty Ped Hlth Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : O - PRN Shift : Variable Work Schedule : days, eves, weekends Job Posting : Nov 5, 2019, 12:14:24 PM
Nov 09, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Pediatric RN II Hematology Oncology Care Unit - ( 190002K9 ) Description TOP 6 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN THE NATION. BEACON Gold Designated Surgical Care Unit! U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. We’re more than just a hospital; we’re a health system for kids. We have a great opening and would love to see your application! We are looking for Experienced Nurses! Hematology/Oncology Care Unit includes the inpatient and the outpatient Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplant patients. The 32-bed inpatient unit admits children of all ages with hematological and/or oncology, and blood and marrow transplant inpatient clinical needs. They work closely with the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Clinic and Infusion clinic to meet patient’s needs. Significant populations include: · Newly diagnosed oncology diseases (leukemia/lymphoma, solid tumors, neuro oncology) · Chemotherapy · Sickle cell disease · Pain crisis in hemoglobinopathy · Fever/neutropenia · Bacteremia · Anemia/blood disorders · Acute chest syndrome/pneumonia · Thrombocytopenia · Blood and marrow and hematopoectic stem cell transplantation 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. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Registered Nurse licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia dependent upon location of practice. Req Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent updating of professional profile and initiation of council involvement, committees, task forces and /or community outreach. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills by problem solving appropriately during patient care. 3. Communicate to reflect development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs. 4. Independently initiate escalation of issues utilizing chain of command. 5. Demonstrate proper use of the currently identified hand off processes. 6. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with ancillary staff. 7. Participate in implementing change and support management decisions. 8. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. Structural Empowerment 1. Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS. 2. Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Demonstrate professional review of peers through timely participation in evaluations. 4. Seek out opportunities to participate in enhancing departmental goals by ensuring adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; support advancement of education and certification as well. 5. Collaborate with members of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with coworkers. 6. Utilize resources as needed and know when to escalate to next level. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes. 2. Demonstrate clinical skills with complex patients that reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions. 3. Role model skill in prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs. 4. Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice. 5. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge. 6. Role model organizational skills, adjust for changes and is able to complete assignment on time. 7. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Organizational Accountabilities New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Identify ways to improve operations through quality improvement and assist in implementation of solutions. 2. Identify self learning needs and take initiative to meet those needs. 3. Ensure care is based on evidence with the literature and benchmarking Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Patient Services Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : 36hrs/week; DNR; EOW Job Posting : Nov 5, 2019, 11:57:33 AM
Nov 09, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN Case Manager I/II - ( 190002NE ) Description TOP 6 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN THE NATION. U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. We’re more than just a hospital; we’re a health system for kids. We have a great opening and would love to see your application! We are looking for Experienced RN Case Managers! The Case Manager Hybrid I/II will provide case management services to patients and their families or caregivers. Assist with assessment, participate in planning and implementation of intervention and ensure follow-up and coordination of services. Engage in outreach activities in the community . Assist with administrative tasks, as needed. 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 Bachelor's Degree required Master's Degree preferred Minimum Work Experience 5 years Specific Requirements and Preferences experience with at least three in a pediatric setting (Required) Extensive clinical experience in Case Management and/or Utilization Management (Preferred) Experience in one or more of the following areas: designated/pediatric specialty, program/project development, clinical pathways, and leadership. (Required) Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Required Current certification in Case Management or Utilization Management Pref Functional Accountabilities Professional Practice/Research 1. Participate in Shared Leadership. 2. Contribute to the MAGNET Journey of Children’s National. 3. Ensure nursing practice is based on evidence of best practice. 4. Accountable to participate in the Nursing Division’s Performance Improvement process (division or unit level). 5. Participate in community activities. Patient Resource Services 1. Communicate denials, high risk, or changes in level of care using accepted processes to limit financial risk to CNMC and patients’ families. 2. Navigate internal and external systems to accurately identify or secure payers and link patients to needed services. Discharge Transitional Plan of Care 1. Define discharge and transitional care criteria with the healthcare team to facilitate efficient care transitions. 2. Conduct an initial assessment of patient and family to identify potential discharge barriers and needs in accordance with departmental and regulatory requirements. 3. Develop and implement a plan of care and make referrals based on a needs assessment and available resources in conjunction with care team members. 4. Transition care to external providers and services to achieve quality outcomes for patient and family . 5. Provide clinical reviews to third party payers using nationally recognized criteria and validate authorization or denial of services and 6. document appropriately in ST AR. Documentation 1. Document according to departmental policy. Performance Improvement 1. Identify , implement, and evaluate processes to improve customer service, reimbursement and/or hospital performance. 2. Participate in the identification of PI issues and take steps to improve unit or CRM processes. 3. Promote the development of CRM department and other members of the healthcare team. Organizational Accountabilities Organizational Accountabilities (Staff) Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Patient Services Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : 40h/week Job Posting : Nov 5, 2019, 11:43:42 AM
Nov 09, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
**RN Operating Room Nurse II - ( 190000BH ) Description Surgical Services at the main hospital campus is equipped and available to provide 24 hours a day, seven days a week surgical care. The Perioperative Services Department consists of the following areas: · Surgery Preparation · Operating Rooms (17 O.R.’s and 2 Procedure Rooms) · Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU-35 bays) · Sterile Processing Department (SPD) · Radiology · Endoscopy · Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) in Rockville, MD In our delivery of care we aim for quality healthcare that is: patient centered, safe, timely, efficient, equitable, and effective. The department is engaged in quality, performance improvement and research to provide care that has the patient and family in mind. Perioperative Services’ mission is facilitated through a culture of safety. The focus of care is on the patient, family, and the environment. The department strives for an environment that enables the provision for safe patient care, excellence in performance, improvement in our process, and positive health outcomes. Children’s National surgery center performs nearly 15,000 procedures each year on infants, children and adolescents, including kidney transplants, scoliosis, hernia repairs, and procedures to treat disorders and abnormalities of the esophagus and trachea. Other special services include corneal implants and cataract surgeries, and we specialize in cochlear implant for the ear. Children’s surgeons perform laser surgery and employ many types of minimally invasive techniques such as laparoscopy and thoracoscopy. Children’s National has a world-class team of pediatric surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and support staff who have developed a variety of programs designed with children in mind. One of our newest additions is the DaVinci robot and MRI suite. 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. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Registered Nurse licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia dependent upon location of practice. Req Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent updating of professional profile and initiation of council involvement, committees, task forces and /or community outreach. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills by problem solving appropriately during patient care. 3. Communicate to reflect development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs. 4. Independently initiate escalation of issues utilizing chain of command. 5. Demonstrate proper use of the currently identified hand off processes. 6. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with ancillary staff. 7. Participate in implementing change and support management decisions. 8. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. Structural Empowerment 1. Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS. 2. Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Demonstrate professional review of peers through timely participation in evaluations. 4. Seek out opportunities to participate in enhancing departmental goals by ensuring adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; support advancement of education and certification as well. 5. Collaborate with members of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with coworkers. 6. Utilize resources as needed and know when to escalate to next level. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes. 2. Demonstrate clinical skills with complex patients that reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions. 3. Role model skill in prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs. 4. Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice. 5. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge. 6. Role model organizational skills, adjust for changes and is able to complete assignment on time. 7. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Organizational Accountabilities New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Identify ways to improve operations through quality improvement and assist in implementation of solutions. 2. Identify self learning needs and take initiative to meet those needs. 3. Ensure care is based on evidence with the literature and benchmarking Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Surgery COE Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : 7a-330pm Job Posting : Oct 7, 2019, 12:13:02 PM
Nov 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Registered Nurse II - Heart and Kidney Unit - ( 1900021U ) Description 3E-Heart and Kidney Unit (HKU): is a 20-bed unit which focuses on family-centered care for children with cardiac and renal diseases. On the HKU, patients range in age from neonates through adults. Patients may be receiving care for: · Heart surgery · Diagnostic or interventional cardiac catheterizations · Dialysis · Acute or chronic renal failure · Nephrotic or nephritic disorders · Organ transplantation All patient beds have cardiac and respiratory monitoring. The HKU primarily admits patients from the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Ambulatory Clinic, PACU and EMTC. The unit also admits 23-hour patients with cardiac and renal disease. 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 prefrred 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. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent updating of professional profile and initiation of council involvement, committees, task forces and /or community outreach. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills by problem solving appropriately during patient care. 3. Communicate to reflect development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs. 4. Independently initiate escalation of issues utilizing chain of command. 5. Demonstrate proper use of the currently identified hand off processes. 6. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with ancillary staff. 7. Participate in implementing change and support management decisions. 8. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. Structural Empowerment 1. Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS. 2. Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Demonstrate professional review of peers through timely participation in evaluations. 4. Seek out opportunities to participate in enhancing departmental goals by ensuring adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; support advancement of education and certification as well. 5. Collaborate with members of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with coworkers. 6. Utilize resources as needed and know when to escalate to next level. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes. 2. Demonstrate clinical skills with complex patients that reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions. 3. Role model skill in prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs. 4. Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice. 5. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge. 6. Role model organizational skills, adjust for changes and is able to complete assignment on time. 7. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Organizational Accountabilities New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Identify ways to improve operations through quality improvement and assist in implementation of solutions. 2. Identify self learning needs and take initiative to meet those needs. 3. Ensure care is based on evidence with the literature and benchmarking Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Patient Services Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : 36 hours/EOWE/A/P Job Posting : Oct 2, 2019, 1:21:37 PM
Nov 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN PICU Residency - New Grads & Acute Care RNs Welcome to Apply (March 2020 Start) - ( 19000125 ) Description **2019 NEW GRADS (THROUGH DECEMBER 2019 LATEST) AND EXPERIENCED ACUTE CARE NURSES ARE WELCOME TO APPLY. JANUARY 2020 GRADS WILL NOT BE LICENSED IN TIME FOR THIS RESIDENCY.** The competitive new graduate applicant will have some background in the ICU either through clinical rotations or through work on a critical care unit as a patient care technician or nursing assistant. All applicants should be well-prepared to confidently discuss and demonstrate why they will be successful caring for children in the pediatric ICU. The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently awarded the Children's National Pediatric Intensive Care Unit with a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence. The three-year award marks an important milestone on the path to exceptional patient care and achieving a healthy work environment. The silver-level designation signifies continuous learning and effective systems to achieve optimal patient care and shows alignment practices with AACN's six Healthy Work Environment Standards. The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a 50 bed unit. This high acuity unit serves as a regional referral center, and is a designated Level I Trauma Center for comprehensive care to pediatric patients and their families. The PICU Patient Care Management Team coordinates interdisciplinary patient assessment and patient care and provided by pediatric intensivists and specialty nurses in conjunction with multiple specialty services within the Medical Center. Patients are admitted to the PICU from the ED, Trauma Services, the Operating Room, and transfers from in-house units as well as transports from other institutions via the Pediatric Transport team. Trauma patients comprise about 10%-15% of patients in the PICU. These patients often have multiple injuries or severe head trauma. The PICU is also a Pediatric Burn Center and receives referrals from the region. Other complex patients requiring general surgery, ENT, craniofacial, neurosurgical and other surgical subspecialties are also cared for in the PICU. Medical patients comprise 50%-60% of patients and include children with respiratory failure, meningitis or seizures, sepsis, multi-system organ failure and chronically ill children. Children with cancer also require PICU care for complications that develop as part of the underlying disease, chemotherapy or following bone marrow transplantation. Services are provided daily, 24 hours per day. Qualifications Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Minimum Work Experience 5 years Required Skills/Knowledge The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s National. Identify resources and know when to ask for assistance. Demonstrated leadership and management skills. Identify self learning needs and seek resources to meet those needs. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Registered Nurse licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia dependent upon location of practice. Req Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to MagnetTM re-designation as evidenced by timely annual completion of professional profile and participation in relevant councils, committees, task forces and/or community outreach. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills as evidenced by successful completion of change project. 3. Recognize need to escalate patient care issues via chain of command. 4. Utilize the currently identified process to ensure accurate hand off. 5. Demonstrate ability to work cohesively with ancillary staff to meet patient care needs. 6. Cooperate in the implementation of change and support management decisions. 7. Demonstrate empathy , concern and a desire to be helpful to others. Structural Empowerment 1. Complete all mandatory education and regulatory requirements and participates in professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 2. Participate in performance appraisal and peer review. 3. Support department goals for formal education, national certification, national safety standards and service excellence. 4. Work in a collaborative manner with all members of the healthcare team and is viewed positively by coworkers. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Gather physical and psychosocial data on patient and family and complete accurate and timely patient assessment. 2. Demonstrate clinical skills necessary to care for assigned patients. 3. Develop assessment, organizational and prioritization skills necessary to care for patients whose clinical needs change throughout the shift. 4. Complete documentation in accordance with policies and procedures. 5. Continually assess and plan proactively for educational needs throughout hospital/clinic stay and before time of discharge. 6. Organize care to complete assignment on time. 7. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performanc Organizational Accountabilities New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Participate in efforts to optimize unit and hospital operations through quality improvement (rounding, handwashing etc.). 2. Maintain awareness of changes or new information related to specialty area. Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Patient Services Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Rotating Work Schedule : FT/ DNR/ EOW / 12hr shifts Job Posting : Sep 30, 2019, 3:07:20 PM
Nov 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN NICU Residency - New Grads & Experienced RNs Welcome (March 2020 Start Date) - ( 190002A5 ) Description **2019 NEW GRADS (THROUGH DECEMBER 2019, LATEST 2019 GRAD DATE) AND EXPERIENCED ACUTE CARE NURSES ARE WELCOME TO APPLY. JANUARY 2020 GRADS WILL NOT BE LICENSED IN TIME FOR THE START OF THIS RESIDENCY.** The most successful new graduate NICU nurses will have successfully completed a senior practicum in a neonatal ICU and be able to demonstrate a compelling drive to work with this particular population. The NICU at Children’s National is proud to be #1 in the nation. 6E-Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a 70 bed Level IV NICU (expanding to 70 beds this year). Care is delivered to infants and families transported from approximately 40 community hospitals. The patient ages typically range from 23 weeks gestation to 37 weeks gestation, term infants and older children with multiple disease processes. Comprehensive services include medical-surgical care for infants with conditions including but not limited to pre-maturity, genetic disorders, pulmonary disorders and cardiac disorders. The unit also provides for the inter-hospital transportation of infants as well as ECMO services. Children’s National NICU is a regional referral center for neonatal patients requiring ECMO therapy for respiratory failure, and for neonatal patients requiring whole body cooling for treatment of birth asphyxia/hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. The Neonatal-Brain Protection Program is co-managed by a team of neonatal-neurologists in collaboration with neonatal attendings specializing in neonatal brain issues. The neonatal-neurology team consult and work with the neonatologists in the development of care and neuromonitoring protocols for infants with potential brain injury. This team works with the neuroimaging team radiology, and conducts translational research in the Fetal/Translational Program in the area of neonatal brain injury. The neonatology division provides consultation services to the Fetal/Translational Program as needed for maternal referrals, and neonatology support for delivery room stabilization of high risk patients being delivered at Children’s National. Qualifications Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Minimum Work Experience New Grads and Acute Care Experienced RN's Welcome! Required Skills/Knowledge The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s National. Identify resources and know when to ask for assistance. Demonstrated leadership and management skills. Identify self learning needs and seek resources to meet those needs. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Registered Nurse licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia dependent upon location of practice. Req Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to MagnetTM re-designation as evidenced by timely annual completion of professional profile and participation in relevant councils, committees, task forces and/or community outreach. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills as evidenced by successful completion of change project. 3. Recognize need to escalate patient care issues via chain of command. 4. Utilize the currently identified process to ensure accurate hand off. 5. Demonstrate ability to work cohesively with ancillary staff to meet patient care needs. 6. Cooperate in the implementation of change and support management decisions. 7. Demonstrate empathy , concern and a desire to be helpful to others. Structural Empowerment 1. Complete all mandatory education and regulatory requirements and participates in professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 2. Participate in performance appraisal and peer review. 3. Support department goals for formal education, national certification, national safety standards and service excellence. 4. Work in a collaborative manner with all members of the healthcare team and is viewed positively by coworkers. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Gather physical and psychosocial data on patient and family and complete accurate and timely patient assessment. 2. Demonstrate clinical skills necessary to care for assigned patients. 3. Develop assessment, organizational and prioritization skills necessary to care for patients whose clinical needs change throughout the shift. 4. Complete documentation in accordance with policies and procedures. 5. Continually assess and plan proactively for educational needs throughout hospital/clinic stay and before time of discharge. 6. Organize care to complete assignment on time. 7. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performanc Organizational Accountabilities New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Participate in efforts to optimize unit and hospital operations through quality improvement (rounding, handwashing etc.). 2. Maintain awareness of changes or new information related to specialty area. Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Patient Services Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Rotating Work Schedule : D/N and weekend rotating, 12 hours shifts Job Posting : Sep 30, 2019, 2:57:01 PM
Nov 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN - Clinical Program Coordinator - Neonatology - ( 190001ZI ) 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. At Children’s National Health System, the Division of Neonatology is dedicated to providing the highest level of expert, compassionate care for newborn babies. Highlights of our program include: · Ranked number one in the nation for the third year in a row. U.S. News & World Report ranks our neonatology program number one in the nation , reflecting our commitment to excellence in care for our patients and families. · Level IV NICU. Children’s National has one of the only Level IV NICUs in the Washington, D.C., area, offering the highest level of care for premature and ill newborns. · High-risk prenatal care. Our fetal medicine team specializes in high-risk pregnancies · ECMO breathing therapy. In 1984, Children’s National became the first children’s hospital to offer extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), which acts as an artificial set of heart and lungs for critically ill infants. Our program is now one of the largest in the country for infants and is designated as an ECMO Center of Excellence. · Nutrition and feeding program. The experts in our Neonatal Nutrition Program work closely to evaluate baby’s growth and nutrition during their hospital stay. Additionally, we help families with lactation and breastfeeding needs and give our patients access to the Donor Milk Program . · Special monitoring for brain health. The Neonatal Neurology and Neurocritical Care Program offers patients access to neonatal neurologists who regularly monitor developmental progress and research brain injury prevention and management. · Child development program. Our Child Development Clinic evaluates more than 1,500 children each year, ranging in age from birth to 4 years old. · Regional NICUs. We partner with several community hospitals in Virginia and Maryland to provide greater access to our NICU services . · Family support. We offer a full range of support services to help ease the stress on your family during baby’s hospital stay. 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 care delivery team for specific patient population. Provide continuous accountability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate clinical care and ensure that continuity of care is maintained. Qualifications Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Minimum Work Experience 5 years Specific Requirements and Preferences Nursing experience. Minimum of 1 year of demonstrated nursing leadership experience for example as a charge nurse, educator, preceptor, council chair member, demonstrable clinical ladder advancement or comparable positions. (Required) Functional Accountabilities Professional Practice 1. Participate in/support Shared Nursing Leadership. 2. Contribute to the sustainability and advancement of nursing excellence which translates into on-going Magnet designation. 3. Participate, contribute to internal/external committees, professional organizations, community activities. 4. Accountable to support/participate in the Division of Nursing’s performance improvement process. 5. Identify ,define ,and report on measures consistent with Nurse Sensitive Indicators (NSIs) for Ambulatory Nursing Practice. 6. Integrate evidence-based practice and research into practice. 7. Assist physicians and other professional providers to maintain appropriate cost and desired patient outcomes. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Patient Family- Centered Care 1. Plan to consult and collaborate with patients, families physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other professional colleagues; involve patients and families in shared decision making; advocate for patient and family; accessing relevant health services. 2. Responsible and having the authority and accountability for clinical care for specific patient population and area workflow; develop pertinent goals based on patient response to illness, health promotion and program expected outcomes; implement suitable, evidence-based nursing interventions; provide careful and complete documentation of care provided. 3. Use the nursing process in the clinic setting and in tele-health services to assess patient problems and concerns; critically analyze and integrate subjective and objective data. 4. Provide health education based on the patient /family learning preferences throughout a patient’s disease trajectory or health promotion; utilize expertise in cultural competency to enhance relationships, processes, and outcomes for patients/families. 5. Engage opportunities to act in the best interest of the patient/family, building trust and confidence, while upholding moral and legal standards of due care. 6. Coordinate mechanisms across systems, institutions, and community to provide continuity of care for wellness needs or health concerns; direct and participate in the development of patient care policies and protocols in order to advise and guide practice. Resources and Work Environment 1. Establish and maintain medical equipment and supplies, include a plan to promote safe and effective use of equipment. 2. Ensure regulatory requirements are met and area is in a constant state of readiness in area of practice; keep update on the application of health informatics systems such as diagnosis and treatment technology linked to patient care. 3. Apply knowledge of operations, financial principles, and resources to ensure quality and appropriate care services are delivered in a cost effective and safe manner. 4. Responsible to enhance knowledge, skills and abilities in areas in clinical, legal, regulatory and cultural competence associated with patient population and community relevant care. 5. Employ critical attributes of effective collaboration to create, promote, and maintain an environment that supports successful partnership and high performance team outcomes. Partners for Excellence 1. Facilitate interdisciplinary patient care rounds/conferences to review treatment goals and optimize outcomes. 2. Ensure time, schedule and alternate coverage accuracy in meeting patients/families care and personal needs; participate in cross coverage of other areas providing clinical care when the special needs arise. 3. Direct the flow of patients and staff to assure patients are adequately managed and the care environment is running smoothly. 4. Work in collaboration with professional staff including RNs, LPNs, PCTs and other unlicensed assistive personnel as manifested in the state practice act/guidelines and CNMC job descriptions. 5. Communicate and escalate clinical/administrative issues as appropriate to levels of individuals assigned for resolution. 6. Participate in the peer review for staff. Organizational Accountabilities Organizational Accountabilities (Staff) Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : COE Hospital-Based Specliaties Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : M-F 40hr/week Job Posting : Sep 27, 2019, 9:07:11 AM
Nov 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN Radiology Nurse (Part Time Benefited/20 Hours Weekly) - ( 190001VV ) 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 welcome the nursing lead on safety and emergency equipment checks and regulatory compliance responsibilities. Qualifications Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree BSN Specific Requirements and Preferences Graduated from an approved school of nursing. (Required) Minimum Work Experience 2 years Specific Requirements and Preferences In the field of ICU, ED or an area with sedation activities. (Required) Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Req Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent involvement or leadership in: committees, task forces and/or community outreach. 2. Role model critical thinking skills by problem-solving patient care and unit/system issues. 3. Communication reflects development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs; makes suggestions for resolution of system issues. 4. Role model procedures for escalation of issues; utilize chain of command. 5. Demonstrate proper use of identified hand off processes; follow up on inconsistent practice related to handoff. 6. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with peers, physicians and other departments. 7. Take the lead in implementing change and support management decisions. 8. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. 9. Independently leads the patient care sedation activities to ensure patient safety during the radiology exam or procedure. Structural Empowerment 1. Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS. 2. Initiate professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Engage in active review of peers giving constructive feedback through timely participation in evaluations. 4. Role model adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; champion advancement of education and certification. 5. Orchestrate involvement of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with co-workers. 6. Serve as a resource as needed and know when to escalate to next level. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Analyze assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of database and plan of care within identified timeframes working in collaboration with the radiology and anesthesia teams. 2. Role model excellent clinical skills with complex patients; care reflects analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions related to sedation activities and recovery phases. 3. Direct prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs to include the outpatient population, the acute care patients, critically ill patients, and the Emergency Department patients. 4. Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice. 5. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs; verify with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge. 6. Excel in organizational skills, adjust for changes and be able to complete assignment on time to facilitate the scheduled patients efficiently. 7. Role model caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. 8. Communication and education to patients and families reflects clear expectations of expected outcomes during the pre-sedation, sedation, and post-sedation activities. 9. Communication and education to patients and families reflects clear expectations of expected outcomes during the scheduled radiology exam or procedure. New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Initiate ways to improve operations through quality improvement and implement related solutions. 2. Serve as a resource for current, new information or changes in specialty area. 3. Care incorporates best practices based on benchmarks and evidence within the literature. 4. Participates in a Professional Organization related to sedation, radiology, and/or pediatric nursing. 5. Mentor and precept new nurses in clinical specialties. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Organizational Accountabilities Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Surgery COE Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : PT - Part-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : 2 10-hours 7a-5:30/11a-9:30 / QO weekend Job Posting : Sep 27, 2019, 8:43:58 AM
Nov 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN Radiology Nurse (Four tens, a.m.- early evening) - ( 190000WS ) 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 welcome the nursing lead on safety and emergency equipment checks and regulatory compliance responsibilities. The Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology is located within the hospital (SZ campus) and at the Rockville, Maryland Children's National Imaging (CNI) site. The Division reports up to Senior Leadership through the Center for Hospital-Based Specialties. The Division offers imaging services for a complete range of pediatric diseases and conditions. All diagnostic imaging and radiology exam requests are initiated and ordered by a Licensed Independent Practitioner. The day-to-day operations of the Division are the responsibility of the Division Chief and the Director, Radiology Operations. The Division Chief reports to the Senior Vice President of the Center for Hospital-Based Specialties. Services provided at the main hospital include general radiography, fluoroscopy, special procedures (interventional), nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography, ultrasound, computerized axial tomography, bone densitometry, and magnetic resonance imaging. Portable radiographic units are available throughout the hospital for patients who cannot travel to the department. Mobile fluoroscopy is provided as needed. The division located within the main hospital (SZ campus) provides service 24 hours/day, 7 days a week for general radiography, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, and computerized axial tomography. Special procedures, nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography, bone densitometry, and magnetic resonance imaging have varied schedules and on-call coverage for certain shifts. A Radiologist is present in-house 24 hours/day, 7 days a week. A radiology administrator is available via pager to assist with any issues that arise during the second shift, third shift, or on weekends. . Qualifications Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree BSN Specific Requirements and Preferences Graduated from an approved school of nursing. (Required) Minimum Work Experience 2 years Specific Requirements and Preferences In the field of ICU, ED or an area with sedation activities. (Required) Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Req Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent involvement or leadership in: committees, task forces and/or community outreach. 2. Role model critical thinking skills by problem-solving patient care and unit/system issues. 3. Communication reflects development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs; makes suggestions for resolution of system issues. 4. Role model procedures for escalation of issues; utilize chain of command. 5. Demonstrate proper use of identified hand off processes; follow up on inconsistent practice related to handoff. 6. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with peers, physicians and other departments. 7. Take the lead in implementing change and support management decisions. 8. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. 9. Independently leads the patient care sedation activities to ensure patient safety during the radiology exam or procedure. Structural Empowerment 1. Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS. 2. Initiate professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Engage in active review of peers giving constructive feedback through timely participation in evaluations. 4. Role model adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; champion advancement of education and certification. 5. Orchestrate involvement of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with co-workers. 6. Serve as a resource as needed and know when to escalate to next level. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Analyze assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of database and plan of care within identified timeframes working in collaboration with the radiology and anesthesia teams. 2. Role model excellent clinical skills with complex patients; care reflects analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions related to sedation activities and recovery phases. 3. Direct prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs to include the outpatient population, the acute care patients, critically ill patients, and the Emergency Department patients. 4. Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice. 5. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs; verify with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge. 6. Excel in organizational skills, adjust for changes and be able to complete assignment on time to facilitate the scheduled patients efficiently. 7. Role model caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. 8. Communication and education to patients and families reflects clear expectations of expected outcomes during the pre-sedation, sedation, and post-sedation activities. 9. Communication and education to patients and families reflects clear expectations of expected outcomes during the scheduled radiology exam or procedure. New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Initiate ways to improve operations through quality improvement and implement related solutions. 2. Serve as a resource for current, new information or changes in specialty area. 3. Care incorporates best practices based on benchmarks and evidence within the literature. 4. Participates in a Professional Organization related to sedation, radiology, and/or pediatric nursing. 5. Mentor and precept new nurses in clinical specialties. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Organizational Accountabilities Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Surgery COE Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : 4 10-hour 7-5:30/9-7:30/11-9:30 & qo week-end Job Posting : Sep 27, 2019, 8:31:04 AM
Nov 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN PACU Registered Nurse PRN (Must have Peds PACU Experience) - ( 19000264 ) 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. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Registered Nurse licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia dependent upon location of practice. Req Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent updating of professional profile and initiation of council involvement, committees, task forces and /or community outreach. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills by problem solving appropriately during patient care. 3. Communicate to reflect development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs. 4. Independently initiate escalation of issues utilizing chain of command. 5. Demonstrate proper use of the currently identified hand off processes. 6. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with ancillary staff. 7. Participate in implementing change and support management decisions. 8. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. Structural Empowerment 1. Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS. 2. Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Demonstrate professional review of peers through timely participation in evaluations. 4. Seek out opportunities to participate in enhancing departmental goals by ensuring adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; support advancement of education and certification as well. 5. Collaborate with members of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with coworkers. 6. Utilize resources as needed and know when to escalate to next level. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes. 2. Demonstrate clinical skills with complex patients that reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions. 3. Role model skill in prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs. 4. Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice. 5. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge. 6. Role model organizational skills, adjust for changes and is able to complete assignment on time. 7. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Organizational Accountabilities New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Identify ways to improve operations through quality improvement and assist in implementation of solutions. 2. Identify self learning needs and take initiative to meet those needs. 3. Ensure care is based on evidence with the literature and benchmarking Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Surgery COE Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : O - PRN Shift : Variable Work Schedule : M-F Job Posting : Sep 26, 2019, 1:54:43 PM
Nov 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN Operating Room Nurse (Days, Occasional Weekend Call) - ( 190001DP ) Description Surgical Services at the main hospital campus is equipped and available to provide 24 hours a day, seven days a week surgical care. The Perioperative Services Department consists of the following areas: · Surgery Preparation · Operating Rooms (17 O.R.’s and 2 Procedure Rooms) · Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU-12 prep and 35 post anesthesia bays) · Sterile Processing Department (SPD) · Radiology · Endoscopy · Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) in Rockville, MD In our delivery of care we aim for quality healthcare that is: patient centered, safe, timely, efficient, equitable, and effective. The department is engaged in quality, performance improvement and research to provide care that has the patient and family in mind. Perioperative Services’ mission is facilitated through a culture of safety. The focus of care is on the patient, family, and the environment. The department strives for an environment that enables the provision for safe patient care, excellence in performance, improvement in our process, and positive health outcomes. Children’s National surgery center performs nearly 17,000 procedures each year on infants, children and adolescents, including kidney transplants, scoliosis, hernia repairs, and procedures to treat disorders and abnormalities of the esophagus and trachea. Other special services include corneal implants and cataract surgeries, and we specialize in cochlear implant for the ear. Children’s surgeons perform laser surgery and employ many types of minimally invasive techniques such as laparoscopy and thoracoscopy. Children’s National has a world-class team of pediatric surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and support staff who have developed a variety of programs designed with children in mind. One of our newest additions is the DaVinci robot and MRI suite. Qualifications Minimum Education BSN Specific Requirements and Preferences Graduated from an approved school of nursing. Minimum Work Experience 3 years Specific Requirements and Preferences At least 3 years of operating room experience required. Prefer experience in multiple services. Prefer experience in at least three of the following specialty: Neurosurgery, Ortho- Spine, Cardiac, Davinci Robotic, Kidney transplant operating room experience. Pediatric operating room experience a plus. Required Skills/Knowledge The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s National. Must maintain proficiency in at least three or more of the following services; Kidney Transplant, Davinci-Robotic, Ortho-spine, Neurosurgery or Cardiac surgery. Must be able to perform charge nurse role. Excel in organizational skills, adjust for changes and be able to complete assignment on time. Role model critical thinking skills by problem-solving patient care and unit/system issues. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with peers, physicians and other departments. Care will incorporate best practices based on benchmarks and evidence within the literature Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Registered Nurse licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia dependent upon location of practice. BLS and PALS certifications required. Certified Pediatric Nurse required. CNOR preferred. Req Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent involvement or leadership in: committees, task forces and/or community outreach. 2. Role model critical thinking skills by problem-solving patient care and unit/system issues. 3. Communication reflects development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs; makes suggestions for resolution of system issues. 4. Role model procedures for escalation of issues; utilize chain of command. 5. Demonstrate proper use of identified hand off processes; follow up on inconsistent practice related to handoff. 6. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with peers, physicians and other departments. 7. Take the lead in implementing change and support management decisions. 8. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. Structural Empowerment 1. Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS. 2. Initiate professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Engage in active review of peers giving constructive feedback through timely participation in evaluations. 4. Role model adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; champion advancement of education and certification. 5. Orchestrate involvement of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with co-workers. 6. Serve as a resource as needed and know when to escalate to next level. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Analyze assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of database and plan of care within identified timeframes. 2. Role model excellent clinical skills with complex patients; care reflects analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions. 3. Direct prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs. 4. Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice. 5. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs; verify with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge. 6. Excel in organizational skills, adjust for changes and be able to complete assignment on time. 7. Role model caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Initiate ways to improve operations through quality improvement and implement related solutions. 2. Serve as a resource for current, new information or changes in specialty area. 3. Care incorporates best practices based on benchmarks and evidence within the literature. 4. Mentor and precept new nurses in clinical specialties. Able to perform Charge Nurse role. 5. Demonstrate proficiency in three or more preferred surgical specialties Organizational Accountabilities Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Surgery COE Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : 7am-330pm--Week day/Weekend call Job Posting : Sep 26, 2019, 1:45:06 PM
Nov 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN PRN Laurel Outpatient Center (Laurel, Maryland) - ( 190001O2 ) Description Children's National Health System Outpatient Centers offer patients access to expert, specialty care throughout Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Children receive care in a number of specialties at our Laurel, Maryland location, including: Cardiology Dermatology Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology) Gastroenterology Genetics Hematology Nephrology Neurology and EEG Neuropsychology Nutrition Ophthalmology Orthopaedic Rheumatology Children’s National Health System, based in Washington, DC, has been serving the nation’s children since 1870. Children’s National is ranked in the top 20 in every specialty evaluated by U.S. News & World Report; one of only four children’s hospitals in the nation to earn this distinction. Designated a Leapfrog Group Top Hospital and a two-time recipient of Magnet® status, this pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers. 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 is the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and is consistently ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in America by U.S.News and World Report. We’re more than just a hospital; we’re a health system for kids. From our main hospital to our outpatient centers and primary care facilities, we are dedicated to serving children’s health needs in any illness or injury. Qualifications Minimum Education BSN Specific Requirements and Preferences Graduated from an approved school of nursing. 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. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Registered Nurse licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia dependent upon location of practice. Req Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent updating of professional profile and initiation of council involvement, committees, task forces and /or community outreach. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills by problem solving appropriately during patient care. 3. Communicate to reflect development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs. 4. Independently initiate escalation of issues utilizing chain of command. 5. Demonstrate proper use of the currently identified hand off processes. 6. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with ancillary staff. 7. Participate in implementing change and support management decisions. 8. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. Structural Empowerment 1. Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS. 2. Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Demonstrate professional review of peers through timely participation in evaluations. 4. Seek out opportunities to participate in enhancing departmental goals by ensuring adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; support advancement of education and certification as well. 5. Collaborate with members of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with coworkers. 6. Utilize resources as needed and know when to escalate to next level. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes. 2. Demonstrate clinical skills with complex patients that reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions. 3. Role model skill in prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs. 4. Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice. 5. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge. 6. Role model organizational skills, adjust for changes and is able to complete assignment on time. 7. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Organizational Accountabilities New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Identify ways to improve operations through quality improvement and assist in implementation of solutions. 2. Identify self learning needs and take initiative to meet those needs. 3. Ensure care is based on evidence with the literature and benchmarking Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : Maryland-Laurel Work Locations : ROC - Laurel Lakes 13922 Baltimore Avenue Suite 4A Laurel 20707 Job : Nursing Organization : Ambulatory Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : O - PRN Shift : Variable Work Schedule : Mon-Fri 8-4:30p Job Posting : Sep 26, 2019, 10:36:14 AM
Nov 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN Operating Room Clinical Coordinator - ( 1900027O ) Description The RN Clinical Coordinator for the operating room is accountable and responsible for maintaining the standards of care, coordinating operations, and supervising personnel in the main operating room. The successful candidate will possess the ability to work in a collaborative manner with all cross-functional clinical OR teams to facilitate timely patient care, considering resources, patient care needs, and the delivery of safe care. The clinical coordinator is responsible and accountable for charge responsibilities and running the OR schedule as needed. Additional responsibilities include ensuring process improvement and service excellence improvement initiatives are followed. Responsible for the implementation of the vision, mission, philosophy, core values, evidence-based practice, and standards of Children's National Hospital, and the overall quality and delivery of nursing services within the OR. Surgical Services at the main hospital campus is equipped and available to provide 24 hours a day, seven days a week surgical care. The Perioperative Services Department consists of the following areas: · Surgery Preparation · Operating Rooms (17 O.R.’s and 2 Procedure Rooms) · Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU-12 prep and 35 post anesthesia bays) · Sterile Processing Department (SPD) · Radiology · Endoscopy · Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) in Rockville, MD In our delivery of care we aim for quality healthcare that is: patient centered, safe, timely, efficient, equitable, and effective. The department is engaged in quality, performance improvement and research to provide care that has the patient and family in mind. Perioperative Services’ mission is facilitated through a culture of safety. The focus of care is on the patient, family, and the environment. The department strives for an environment that enables the provision for safe patient care, excellence in performance, improvement in our process, and positive health outcomes. Children’s National surgery center performs nearly 17,000 procedures each year on infants, children and adolescents, including kidney transplants, scoliosis, hernia repairs, and procedures to treat disorders and abnormalities of the esophagus and trachea. Other special services include corneal implants and cataract surgeries, and we specialize in cochlear implant for the ear. Children’s surgeons perform laser surgery and employ many types of minimally invasive techniques such as laparoscopy and thoracoscopy. Children’s National has a world-class team of pediatric surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and support staff who have developed a variety of programs designed with children in mind. One of our newest additions is the DaVinci robot and MRI suite. Children’s National Hospital, based in Washington, DC, has been serving the nation’s children since 1870. For the 3 rd year, Children’s National is ranked #1 in Neonatology, the # 6 Pediatric Hospital in the country and Top 20 in every clinical specialty evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, one of only four children’s hospitals in the nation to earn this distinction. Designated a Leapfrog Group Top Hospital and a two-time recipient of Magnet® status, this pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers. 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 is the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and is consistently ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in America by U.S.News and World Report. We’re more than just a hospital; we’re a health system for kids. From our main hospital to our outpatient centers and primary care facilities, we are dedicated to serving children’s health needs in any illness or injury. Qualifications Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Specific Requirements and Preferences BSN (Required) Minimum Work Experience 5 years Specific Requirements and Preferences Demonstrated experience in a charge nurse role in a comparable setting. Minimum of one year recent pediatric experience in an OR or procedural area Minimum of 1 year of demonstrated nursing leadership experience. (Required) Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse Functional Accountabilities Professional Practice/Research 1. Participate in/support Shared Leadership. 2. Contribute to CNMC’s Magnet Journey. 3. Ensure that nursing is based on evidence of best practice. 4. Accountable to support/participate in the Division of Nursing’s Performance Improvement process. 5. Participate in community activities. Implements Nursing Process 1. Continuously perform patient/family assessments as necessary to ensure needs are met. 2. Accountable to establish, implement, communicate and evaluate the interdisciplinary plan of care with outcomes. 3. Assess global patient care needs and modify staffing as needed using manager for complex issues. 4. Function as a resource in planning patient discharge and all clinical issues. 5. Utilize multidisciplinary approach to meeting patient care needs and desired outcomes. Develops Effective Communication Channels with staff and patients/families 1. Demonstrate therapeutic communication skills by adopting techniques for specific situations. 2. Provide performance feedback to all staff in a constructive timely manner. 3. Effectively manage conflict resolution. 4. Serve as a consumer advocate for patient/family concerns. SHSP Program Implementation 1. Assists Director of Nursing and nurse manager team with implementation of components of the school health services program work- plan and strategic plan through facilitating of day-to-day functions to support operational needs of the program. 2. Facilitates scheduling and assignment of daily coverage of allied health and float pool assignments to support implementation of staffing plans/schedules to optimize productivity and ensure quality services 3. Ensures compliance with CSS and CNHS policies and procedures, and regulatory standards 4. Collaborates with Director of Nursing and nurse manager team to troubleshoot operational issues and participates in developing action plans to resolve 5. Facilitates implementation of clinical and allied health services and care coordination activities to include facilitating delivery of health services, data collection, and quality improvement efforts. 6. Facilitate learning opportunities for all staff. 7. Ensure that student/family health educational needs are met. Organizational Accountabilities Organizational Accountabilities (Staff) Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Surgery COE Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : M-F Job Posting : Sep 26, 2019, 9:56:28 AM
Nov 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN Senior Nursing Quality Outcomes Coordinator - ( 1900023R ) Description The Senior Nursing Quality Outcomes Coordinator will partner with Hospital Quality, Safety, Regulatory and Hospital Risk as well as all leaders within the Division of Nursing to oversee or lead quality improvement projects through strong project management/planning skills, multidisciplinary team leadership and facilitation skills, and ability to execute and evaluate diverse initiatives. This role is meant for a senior nurse leader who will apply consistently project management, process redesign, performance improvement techniques, problem solving, change management, and customer service skills. Additionally, this senior leader will be responsible for the development of work plans, execution of communication plans, metric development and execution of prioritized quality improvement initiatives, and must be able to manage multiple assignments and priorities independently; exhibit excellent organizational and effective oral and written communication and presentation skills. This senior leader will work in collaboration with nursing leadership teams to support the plans, development, implementation and evaluation of nursing quality indicators and associated outcomes and will lead or facilitate quality activities for all staff throughout the organization. This role will specifically and actively partner with the Manager of Nursing Quality to elevate the quality of nursing practice, using Quality Indicator outcomes and multiple other forms of data, to inspire a high reliability organizational attitude across the health care system. Qualifications Minimum Education BSN Specific Requirements and Preferences BSN in Nursing (Required) MSN or doctoral degree preferred (Strongly Preferred) Minimum Work Experience 6 years Specific Requirements and Preferences Must be detail oriented, analytic, and able to consistently and effectively lead and manage ongoing projects. Must be proficient or have the ability to quickly acquire skills in cause analysis, model for improvement, and lean strategies. Must be able to lead multiple projects, facilitate multidisciplinary teams, manage sensitive information, work independently, have good judgment, excellent organizational skills, and negotiate conflict. Must be proficient in MS Office Suite, poses excellent interpersonal skills and excellent oral/written communication skills. Must have at least 6 years of related and progressive leadership experience preferably in healthcare or project management or Master’s degree plus 2 year relevant work experience. Strong skills in data analysis and interpretation are essential (Required) Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Req Functional Accountabilities Strategic Planning 1. With VP, Directors, and Managers, contribute to organization and nursing strategic plan for department services, include short and long-term objectives. 2. Collect and analyze customer feedback and evaluate service/department effectiveness. 3. With VP, Directors and Managers, incorporate findings into plans to modify program/service delivery. 4. Collaborate with Departmental leaders in assessing Departmental gaps in meeting short and long-term objectives. Program Administration 1. Identify operational issues and collaborate to develop action plans focused on issue resolution. 2. Collaborate with VP, Directors, and Managers on significant operational issues/barriers organizationally and within Nursing. 3. Assist VP, Directors, and Managers in development, implementation and evaluation of services, programs, policies and procedures and performance standards to achieve departmental goals. 4. With VP, Directors, and Managers evaluate current as well as new program initiatives for effectiveness, feasibility and cost. 5. Ensure compliance with CNMC policies and procedures, and regulatory standards Budget 1. Contribute to development and monitoring of operating and capital budgets. 2. Implement actions to facilitate meeting budget requirements. 3. Responsible to administer programs within budgetary guidelines. Human Resources 1. In collaboration with VP, Directors, and Managers provide input into the hiring, training, development, and direction of staff to meet departmental and division-wide objectives as well as hospital-wide initiatives. 2. Provide timely coaching and performance feedback. 3. Identify and delegate staff appropriately to meet business objectives. 4. Contribute to plan development and present educational programs consistent with the educational needs assessment. 5. Serve as a role model for staff and facilitate team building. 6. Provide education and professional development activities and programs for all staff. Leadership 1. Participate or lead assigned nursing and hospital wide committees as appropriate. 2. Collaborate with nursing and organizational leadership to implement Fiscal Year goals and other identified initiatives. 3. Participate in Shared Nursing Leadership. 4. Ensure nursing practice is based on evidence of best practice. 5. Lead work outside own area of expertise for integrated outcomes 6. Actively participate in conferences and professional organizations related to Regulatory, Quality, and Safety; attend conferences/ seminars as appropriate; communicate new information from such events to appropriate staff. 7. Maintain a current knowledge of: 1) Trends and issues in health care, nursing practice, nursing education, nursing research, JCAHO standards, quality improvement science. 2) Organizational policies and procedures related to clinical practice and the legal implications for practice, education and research. 3) Structure and hierarchy of the organization Professional Practice/ Magnet 1. Maintain a current knowledge of ANCC Magnet Nurse Sensitive Indicators (NSI) and Empirical Outcomes (EO) Requirements. 2. Partners with the Manager of Nursing Quality to ensure that the Division of Nursing (DON) meets all data element (NSI and EO) requirements for Magnet redesignation. 3. Collaborate with Professional Practice to ensure that the Division of Nursing meets all Magnet requirements; by assisting in setting, developing and implementing operational priorities to meet all Magnet redesignation milestones Quality, Safety & Regulatory 1. Assist VP, Directors, and Managers in development, implementation and evaluation of services, programs, policies and procedures and performance standards to achieve departmental and organizational goals. 2. Independently and collaboratively manage projects that support Nursing quality, safety and regulatory. 3. Compose and disseminate nursing specific organization wide communication using organization forums to spread. 4. Lead the implementation, measurement, monitoring and quality assurance for accuracy of assigned nursing quality indicators (Nursing Quality indicators is inclusive of Nurse Sensitive Indicators), hospital quality, safety and regulatory indicators. 5. Analyzes and interrupts data from various sources. 6. Disseminates nursing and hospital quality, safety and regulatory indicator data and make recommendations for actions plans. 7. Facilitate the sharing of outcomes and practice improvements with staff at all levels and in multiple ways; monitor care outcomes in an effort to ensure gains are maintained. Nursing Science 1. In collaboration with VP, Directors, and Managers develop a research process as principal investigator, collaborator or evaluator; support the integration of research into practice. 2. Lead the translation of information obtained through Quality Improvement activities into Research studies as a method to formulate new knowledge. 3. Assist with the dissemination of Nursing Quality, EBP and/or Research with staff through new hire orientation, unit in-services and other forums. Organizational Accountabilities Organizational Accountabilities (Staff) Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Patient Services Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : 9-5 M through F Job Posting : Sep 25, 2019, 2:21:30 PM
Nov 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Registered Nurse II 7E GI/Intestinal Rehab Unit - ( 19000254 ) Description TOP 6 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN THE NATION. U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. We’re more than just a hospital; we’re a health system for kids. We have a great opening and would love to see your application! We are looking for Experienced Nurses! 7E IRU is a 12 bed Intestinal Rehabilitation and Gastroenterology Unit. Nurses work with ostomies, central lines, G and J tubes, NG tubes, and total parental nutrition all in an effort to slowly rehabilitate the intestines. Psycho social components of this illness (and other GI illnesses) complicate the care. The Healthcare Team approach is particularly important in meeting all the complex needs of the patients and families. The nursing staff works very closely with the family and there is a large teaching component to their work. The Intestinal Rehab Team at CNMC has achieved a 98% survivability rate for Short Bowel Syndrome. The unit runs at a fast pace and the children are adorable!! 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. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Registered Nurse licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia dependent upon location of practice. Req Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent updating of professional profile and initiation of council involvement, committees, task forces and /or community outreach. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills by problem solving appropriately during patient care. 3. Communicate to reflect development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs. 4. Independently initiate escalation of issues utilizing chain of command. 5. Demonstrate proper use of the currently identified hand off processes. 6. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with ancillary staff. 7. Participate in implementing change and support management decisions. 8. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. Structural Empowerment 1. Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS. 2. Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Demonstrate professional review of peers through timely participation in evaluations. 4. Seek out opportunities to participate in enhancing departmental goals by ensuring adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; support advancement of education and certification as well. 5. Collaborate with members of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with coworkers. 6. Utilize resources as needed and know when to escalate to next level. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes. 2. Demonstrate clinical skills with complex patients that reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions. 3. Role model skill in prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs. 4. Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice. 5. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge. 6. Role model organizational skills, adjust for changes and is able to complete assignment on time. 7. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Organizational Accountabilities New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Identify ways to improve operations through quality improvement and assist in implementation of solutions. 2. Identify self learning needs and take initiative to meet those needs. 3. Ensure care is based on evidence with the literature and benchmarking Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Patient Services Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Rotating Work Schedule : D/N 12 hour shifts EOWE Job Posting : Sep 25, 2019, 8:45:12 AM
Nov 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Acute Care Float Pool RNII - ( 1900024L ) Description TOP 6 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN THE NATION. U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. We’re more than just a hospital; we’re a health system for kids. We have a great opening and would love to see your application! We are looking for Experienced Pediatric Nurses! 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 Specific Requirements and Preferences Graduate from an approved school of nursing. (Required) Minimum Work Experience 1 year Specific Requirements and Preferences At least 1 1/2 years RN experience (Required) PEDS (Preferred) Required Licenses and Certifications CPR Certification Req Functional Accountabilities Professional Practice/Research 1. Participate in Shared Leadership. 2. Contribute to CNMC’s Magnet Journey . 3. Ensure that nursing practice is based on evidence of best practice. 4. Accountable for participating in the Division of Nursing’s Performance Improvement process (division or unit level). 5. Participate in community activities. Assessment and Planning 1. Gather physical and psychosocial data on patient/family. 2. Based on assessment, contribute to and develop individualized plan of care with patient and family. 3. Identify ways to improve operations through quality improvement and assist in implementation of solutions across acute care units. Plan of Care 1. Complete appropriate documentation. 2. Organize and complete patient assignment in a timely manner seeking assistance as needed 3. Delegate appropriately and effectively; make appropriate decisions and use sound judgment based on national nursing standards and Practice Act. 4. Identify and document the patient and family’s physical and emotional responses to care delivered. 5. Accountable to establish, implement, communicate and evaluate the interdisciplinary plan of care with outcomes. 6. Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes. Patient/Family Advocacy 1. Identify learning needs and contribute to teaching of patient/family based on plan of care. 2. Seek assistance to meet patient’s educational needs. 3. Accountable to deliver patient care and service in a manner that is sensitive to diversity. 4. Communication reflects development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Organizational Accountabilities Organizational Accountabilities (Staff) Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Patient Services Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : D/E/N 8/10/12 every third weekend Job Posting : Sep 25, 2019, 8:31:15 AM
Nov 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Registered Nurse II 4 Main Medical Unit - ( 1900022L ) Description TOP 6 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN THE NATION. U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. We’re more than just a hospital; we’re a health system for kids. We have a great opening and would love to see your application! We are looking for Experienced Nurses! The 4 Main Medical Unit is a fast pace 22 bed unit that provides patient-family-centered care to acute and chronically ill infants, children and adolescents. These children have a wide variety of medical diagnosis to include RSV, Bronchiolitis, Asthma, Pneumonia, Croup, Kawasaki, Hyperbilirubinemia, s/p T& A, Lymphadenitis, Cellulitis and Gastroenteritis. The average length of stay is 12 to 72 hours. Therefore, a multidisciplinary collaboration among the medical teams and nursing staff is vital to delivering safe care. 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. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Registered Nurse licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia dependent upon location of practice. Req Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent updating of professional profile and initiation of council involvement, committees, task forces and /or community outreach. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills by problem solving appropriately during patient care. 3. Communicate to reflect development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs. 4. Independently initiate escalation of issues utilizing chain of command. 5. Demonstrate proper use of the currently identified hand off processes. 6. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with ancillary staff. 7. Participate in implementing change and support management decisions. 8. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. Structural Empowerment 1. Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS. 2. Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Demonstrate professional review of peers through timely participation in evaluations. 4. Seek out opportunities to participate in enhancing departmental goals by ensuring adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; support advancement of education and certification as well. 5. Collaborate with members of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with coworkers. 6. Utilize resources as needed and know when to escalate to next level. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes. 2. Demonstrate clinical skills with complex patients that reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions. 3. Role model skill in prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs. 4. Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice. 5. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge. 6. Role model organizational skills, adjust for changes and is able to complete assignment on time. 7. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Organizational Accountabilities New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Identify ways to improve operations through quality improvement and assist in implementation of solutions. 2. Identify self learning needs and take initiative to meet those needs. 3. Ensure care is based on evidence with the literature and benchmarking Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Patient Services Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Rotating Work Schedule : D/N rotation and EOW Job Posting : Sep 24, 2019, 12:28:41 PM
Nov 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Critical Care Transport Nurse (Ground & Flight) - ( 190001RS ) 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 Services and the Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center (EMTC) by establishing and maintaining constructive departmental and inter-organizational relationships. Ensure optimal use of joint resources through collaboration with the Neonatal Transport Team. Qualifications Minimum Education BSN preferred Minimum Work Experience 2 years Specific Requirements and Preferences Related and progressive nursing experience (Required) Pediatric critical care or pediatric emergency care experience. (Required) A wide variety of clinical experiences (Preferred) Required Skills/Knowledge Clinical expertise, problem-solving, and independent decision making skills. Ability to perform accurate medication dosing calculations under time sensitive situations. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Maintain skills and proficiency with the use of information technology. Maintain excellent physical and mental health with no limitations. Must be able to withstand the physical and emotional stresses of transport, including but not limited to altitude change, temperature extreme, vibration, noise, and confined spaces. Demonstrates competence in required procedures in accordance with established practice guidelines. Demonstrates advanced leadership and management skills. Demonstrates cost containment by identifying practices that affect Service Area’s cost effectiveness. Functional Accountabilities Patient Assessment 1. Anticipates patient needs and secures proper equipment and personnel for transport. 2. Assess stable and critically ill neonates/children thoroughly on arrival at referring hospital and throughout transport. 3. Anticipates clinical problems associated with patients individual diagnosis, makes appropriate preparations to deal with anticipated or potential problems during transport. 4. Assess parent/child’s learning needs at the time of transport and communicate these to admitting nurse. Patient Plan of Care 1. Formulate care plan for transport; continuously reassess patient and make appropriate changes to plan based on patient response; 2. Ensure the safe transport of critically ill & convalescing infants between CNMC, community hospital or to an alternate site. 3. Provide for the safe transport of patients and team members by adhering to established transport procedures including regular air transport training and certification. 4. Communicates with referring hospital and CNMC staff to ensure smooth transition of care and appropriate family involvement. 5. Report care giver’s response to transport to receiving staff. 6. Document appropriately according to hospital standards. Evaluation of Plan of Care 1. Determine the effectiveness of all interventions and make revisions as necessary . 2. Individualize problems on care plan, adapting nursing interventions to obtain optimum patient outcome. 3. Review the process of back transfer planning for all patients and make appropriate arrangements for transfers. Patient Triage 1. As assigned performs call intake and documents clinical information. 2. Contacts admitting physician or subspecialists as needed to determine plan of care and disposition per call intake algorithm or Medical Command Officer (MCO) request. 3. Consults with MCO to confirm priority, team configuration and mode of transport. 4. Communicates and documents the treatment and transports recommendation to the referring hospital. 5. Coordinates call dispatch with the MCO and Communication Center. Organizational Accountabilities Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Other Ambulatory Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : 36 hrs Job Posting : Sep 24, 2019, 12:25:55 PM
Nov 08, 2019