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
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
Sep 09, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
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 Charge Psych Nurses! Child Psychiatric Unit The inpatient Child Psychiatric Unit is a 12-bed unit. It is a short-term child oriented program designed to provide crisis intervention and stabilization to children 3-13 years of age. The average length of stay is three to seven days. Each patient receives an initial psychiatric evaluation upon admission. While on the unit treatment may include additional psychological and medical evaluations as needed. Adolescent Psychiatric Unit The Adolescent Psychiatric Unit (APU) is a 14-bed short-term treatment unit that provides an extensive bio-psychosocial and treatment services to the adolescent population between 14-17 years of age. The program is designed to provide a safe and therapeutic environment to facilitate stabilization, evaluation, treatment, and follow up care of the hospitalized adolescent. 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 Shift Coordinator, on a shift to shift basis, directs the activities of and/or participates as a member of the patient care delivery team. In collaboration with unit leadership, participates in planning, managing and evaluating unit based clinical care and ensuring that continuity of care is maintained. Qualifications Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Minimum Work Experience 2 years 1 year Specific Requirements and Preferences Nursing experience. (Required) Demonstrated experience/expertise in the charge nurse role. (Required) Recent pediatric experience in a comparable setting. (Required) Required Skills/Knowledge The Shift Coordinator, will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at CNMC. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Functional Accountabilities Professional Practice/Research 1. Participate/support Shared Leadership. 2. Contribute to CNMC’s Magnet Journey. 3. Ensure that nursing is based on evidence of best practice. 4. Accountable for supporting/participating in the Division of Nursing’s Performance Improvement process. 5. Participate in community activities. Participates in Assessment, Planning, and Implementation of Nursing Process 1. Continuously perform patient/family assessments as necessary to ensure needs are met. 2. Assess and modify skill mix and staffing levels using manager or clinical coordinator for complex issues. 3. Function as a resource in planning patient discharge and all clinical issues. 4. Utilize multidisciplinary approach to meeting patient care needs. Demonstrates Ability to Communicate Effectively 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 consumer advocate for patient/family concerns. Educates Patient/Family 1. Facilitate learning opportunities for all staff. 2. Ensure that patient/family educational needs are met. 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 Demonstrates 1. Demonstrate awareness of cost containment strategies by efficiently planning staffing patterns, level and mix to meet patient care needs. 2. Ensure staff adherence to unit/hospital policies. 3. Participate in the performance appraisal process for all staff. 4. Implement change with a positive impact. 5. Display strong leadership in a team environment through example. 6. Demonstrate initiatives and leadership through involvement in projects and committee work. 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/Collaboration 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 : Ctr Neuroscience & Behav Med Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : DAY/EVE/NIGHT EVERY OTHER WNK
Sep 09, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
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 : PT - Part-Time Shift : Rotating Work Schedule : PT/ DNR/ EOW/ 12hr shifts
Aug 30, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Children's National is the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provide 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. We have a great opening for an RN Clinical Program Coordinator for the Hemophilia Treatment Center! The Clinical Program Coordinator will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at CNMC. Will coordinate nursing care and services for patients and family members in specific healthcare specialty encounters by telephonic, electronic, in person, and/or by mail. Will consult with physicians, and other healthcare providers to resolve health concerns. All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, CNMC Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. CNMC support the development of RN relationships within the community, specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large. Responsible to lead the activities of the patient 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 of RN work experience Specific Requirements and Preferences Minimum of one year recent pediatric experience in a comparable setting. Minimum of 1 year of demonstrated nursing leadership experience for example as a charge nurse, educator, preceptor, council chair /member advancement on the clinical ladder 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 : Cntr for Cancer_ Blood Dsordrs Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : PT - Part-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : 8-4:30
Aug 30, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
The Infection Control Nurse will assist in prevention of hospital acquired infections (HAIs) through surveillance, collection, analysis, and reporting of infections. Will use the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate infection prevention processes across the organization. Will serve as liaison between clinical nursing and Infection Control office. Will use clinical knowledge of infection related matters to provide staff and patient/family consultation and training. Will also monitor compliance with infection control standards and regulations to ensure organizational compliance. Qualifications Minimum Education BSN- Required Master's Degree- Preferred Specific Requirements and Preferences Graduated from an approved school of nursing( required). BSN preferred. Minimum Work Experience 2 years Specific Requirements and Preferences Clinical nursing experience. Required At least 1 year of pediatrics, critical care or emergency nursing experience preferred. Required Skills/Knowledge Current nursing knowledge; ability to develop and implement effective infection control and emergency response programs. Familiar with software such as Window’s environment (Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access). Excellent oral and written communication skills. Basic knowledge of statistics and epidemiologic methods is beneficial. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Required Functional Accountabilities Professional Practice 1. Establish and maintain positive collaboration with all levels of staff across the organization. 2. Participate actively in assigned committees and internal and external meetings. 3. Ensure own professional development through ongoing education 4. Maintain required licensure and certification. Surveillance – Case Identification, Reporting, and Response 1. Conduct targeted surveillance defined by the Infection Control Committee to identify, investigate and manage suspected and confirmed infections. 2. Notify internal stakeholders and external authorities as appropriate of reportable diseases and assists with follow-up. 3. Report and promptly respond to unusual disease patterns identified. 4. Conduct clinical rounds on routine basis to assess adherence with infection control practices. 5. Identify and promptly triage cases of epidemiologically significant infections. 6. Partner to develop and implement strategies to contain significant pathogens. Prevention and Control 1. Apply evidence-based practice guidelines and implement effective infection prevention strategies. 2. Identify prevention opportunities and collaborate with appropriate staff to plan, implement and evaluate prevention and control efforts. 3. Monitor compliance with established policies and regulatory requirements in assigned areas of responsibility and ensure staff are fully informed on expectations to ensure adherence. Outbreak Detection and Management & Biological Emergency Preparedness and Response 1. Responsible for early identification of unusual disease pattern, cluster and outbreak; promptly respond to outbreak once identified. 2. Responsible to institute prevention measures for rapid remediation of outbreak in assigned areas. 3. Develop protocol and plan and respond to agent-specific biological emergency situations. 4. Plan and lead readiness drills. 5. Assess and evaluate emergency needs to ensure adequate supplies are on hand for response. 6. Serve as liaison between Nursing and Infection Control to ensure delivery of safe patient care when special isolation unit is in operation. Education 1. Develop system-wide training and education modules related to infection prevention and best practices. 2. Train hospital staff on infection prevention and control policies and practices. 3. Ensure infection control databases are maintained in a timely fashion. 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 : Chief Medical Officer Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : M-F; 8:30A-5P
Aug 30, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
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 : 12 hour shifts rotating EOWE
Aug 30, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
TOP 6 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN THE NATION. BEACON Silver Designated Medical 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! 7 East Medical Care Unit is an exciting and challenging fast-paced, 38-bed, acute care unit that provides multidisciplinary family centered care to acute and chronically ill infants, children, adolescents, and young adults with a wide variety of medical and nursing needs. 7 East is the first choice unit for patients with cystic fibrosis, diabetes, metabolic disorders, asthma, and many other general medical disorders. 7 East is a dynamic unit with an innovative and multidisciplinary approach to the delivery of patient care. We value life-long learning, and continuously reflect on our practices, staff development, and patient outcomes to ensure that we consistently provide high quality and safe patient 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. 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 : 12 hour shifts - D/N rotation - every other wknd
Aug 30, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
TOP 6 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN THE NATION. BEACON Designated Surgical and Medical Units! 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 : PT - Part-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : D/E/N 8/10/12 HR SHIFTS EVERY 3RD WEEKEND
Aug 30, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
The Clinical Instructor - Diabetes will be responsible for diabetes education/care of patients/families, including new onset and established diabetes, in children, adolescents, and young adults, in the inpatient and outpatient settings, individually and in group format. The Clinical Instructor will support research based projects and assist to maintain the American Diabetes Association certification for Children's National's Diabetes Education Program at the Sheikh Zayed campus. Will participate in Brainy Camp (a Department sponsored diabetes camp), as well as, both the hospital-based and the school-based staff in-service days as needed. Will complete nursing phone triage duties including but not limited to insulin dose adjustment, sick day management, and management of prescription refills. Will provide weekend/holiday on-call diabetes education for newly diagnosed patients/families. Will ensure patient data/education documentation is entered into a diabetes software program. Will use current diabetes technology to provide patient care and education. The Clinical Instructor will participate in diabetes clinics as needed at all Children's National satellite clinic locations. 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. Qualifications Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Specific Requirements and Preferences nursing (Required) Minimum Work Experience 5 years Specific Requirements and Preferences previous nursing experience required; experience in nursing care of children (Preferred) Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia 2 Yrs Req Functional Accountabilities Education 1. Participate and promote family/patient and staff education; participate in CQI of educational process to determine opportunities for improvement; present at hospital, community , and national educational forums regarding the education/care of children and adolescents with diabetes as opportunities present. 2. Educate patients/families with newly diagnosed and established diabetes (Type, 2, CFR, and secondary) according to the 10 Standards of practice for Diabetes Educators (Assessment, Use of Resources, Planning, Implementation, Documentation, Evaluation & Outcome Multidisciplinary Collaboration, Professional Development, Professional Accountability, and Ethics). 5. Educate patients/families in the 10 content areas specified by the AADE, as appropriate(Disease Process, Nutritional Management, Physical Activity , Medications, Acute Complications, Risk Reduction, Goal setting/Problem Solving, Psychosocial Adjustment, and Preconceptual Care). 8. Assist patient/family to educate other caretakers, including school staff, to ensure a safe transition to outpatient setting and optimal functioning in school setting. 1. Provide on-call diabetes education on weekends and holidays. 1. Obtain continuing education in topics specified by the National Standards (diabetes management, behavioral intervention, teaching, learning, and counseling). Clinical 1. Download blood sugar meters, start CGMs and collaborate with MD to interpret results and change therapy, as needed. 2. Maintain current knowledge and skills related to diabetes self-management products and educational materials. 3. Assist in developing tools/forms, as needed, to document teaching learning process per National Standards. 4. Maintain skills in computer software used for diabetes care and education. 5. Participate in daily morning huddles and departmental and diabetes team meetings. 6. Facilitate patient flow and download blood glucose meters at diabetes clinics as needed. 7. Recognize abnormal diabetes lab results and takes appropriate action in collaboration with MD. 8. Provide phone triage/point of contact for patients/families, schools, and other community organizations on a daily basis. 9. Communicate effectively and regularly with diabetes team members about patient/family strengths/needs. Collaboration 1. Collaborate with nursing staff, diabetes team, and other health care professionals in the planning, provision, and evaluation of patient/family education and implementation of system change related to diabetes care/education. 2. Interpret the intent of diabetes policies in the hospital and community in an understandable and non-biased manner to staff and families. 3. Develop and maintain working relationships with diabetes product representatives in the community. Leadership 1. Participate to maintain ADA Program recognition and attend yearly Advisory Committee meetings. 2. Attend ambulatory nurse meetings. 3. Establish patient care/education priorities to best meet the needs of patients, staff, and hospital responsibilities. 4. Advance professional nursing through active participation in ADA, AADE, and other organizations involved in the care of patients with 5. diabetes. 6. Role model conflict management. 7. Evaluate and disseminate information pertaining to the research of other professionals in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Type 1 & 2 diabetes. Administrative 1. Effectively coordinate scheduling of diabetes patients/families with other members of the diabetes team to complete their education in a timely way . 2. Initiate and/or participate in diabetes research of others. 3. Explore the feasibility of studying researchable nursing problems r/t diabetes. 4. Provide on-call diabetes education on weekends and holidays. Professional Practice / Research 1. Participate in Shared Leadership. 2. Contribute to CNMC’s Magnet Journey . 3. Ensure 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 diabetes activities. 6. Assist to develop and/or change instruction protocol/diabetes care policies in the hospital and community, based on evidenced based 7. outcomes. 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 : PT - Part-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : 8:00-4:30
Aug 30, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
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, 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 Shift Coordinator, on a shift to shift basis, directs the activities of and/or participates as a member of the patient care delivery team. In collaboration with unit leadership, participates in planning, managing and evaluating unit based clinical care and ensuring that continuity of care is maintained. Qualifications Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree preferred Minimum Work Experience 2 years Specific Requirements and Preferences Nursing experience. (Required) Demonstrated experience/expertise in the charge nurse role. (Required) Recent pediatric experience in a comparable setting. (Required) Required Skills/Knowledge The Shift Coordinator, will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at CNMC. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Functional Accountabilities Professional Practice/Research 1. Participate/support Shared Leadership. 2. Contribute to CNMC’s Magnet Journey. 3. Ensure that nursing is based on evidence of best practice. 4. Accountable for supporting/participating in the Division of Nursing’s Performance Improvement process. 5. Participate in community activities. Participates in Assessment, Planning, and Implementation of Nursing Process 1. Continuously perform patient/family assessments as necessary to ensure needs are met. 2. Assess and modify skill mix and staffing levels using manager or clinical coordinator for complex issues. 3. Function as a resource in planning patient discharge and all clinical issues. 4. Utilize multidisciplinary approach to meeting patient care needs. Demonstrates Ability to Communicate Effectively 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 consumer advocate for patient/family concerns. Educates Patient/Family 1. Facilitate learning opportunities for all staff. 2. Ensure that patient/family educational needs are met. 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 Demonstrates 1. Demonstrate awareness of cost containment strategies by efficiently planning staffing patterns, level and mix to meet patient care needs. 2. Ensure staff adherence to unit/hospital policies. 3. Participate in the performance appraisal process for all staff. 4. Implement change with a positive impact. 5. Display strong leadership in a team environment through example. 6. Demonstrate initiatives and leadership through involvement in projects and committee work. 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/Collaboration 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 Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Evening Work Schedule : 1p-1a/3p-3a/weekend/holiday requirement
Aug 30, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
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 BSN 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 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 : Other Ambulatory Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Night Work Schedule : 7a-7p/ 9a- 9p, weekend holiday requirement
Aug 30, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Experienced OR Nurse needed for fast-paced Ambulatory Surgery Center. Children's National Outpatient Surgery Center in Montgomery County has two Operating Rooms. Pediatric Surgery Experience a plus. Experience scrubbing/circulating in the operating room is required. Must have a Maryland Nursing License and BLS Certification. No weekends, No Holidays, No Call!! 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 and 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 Associate's Degree Specific Requirements and Preferences Graduated from an approved school of nursing. BSN preferred. (Required) Minimum Work Experience 2 years Specific Requirements and Preferences At least 2 years of operating room experience required. Prefer experience in multiple services. Prefer experience in at least three of the following specialty: ENT, General Surgery, Urology, Plastic Surgery, Laser, Ophthalmology and Orthopedic operating room experience. Pediatric operating room experience a plus. Required Licenses a Maryland Licencse Required Skills/Knowledge The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s National. Must be proficient as Circulating OR, and willing to train as a Scrub Nurse. 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 : Maryland-Rockville Work Locations : ROC - Shady Grove 9850 Keywest Avenue 2nd Floor Rockville 20850 Job : Nursing Organization : Surgery COE Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : M-F 7-1530
Aug 30, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
TOP 6 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN THE NATION. #1 IN NEONATOLOGY...AGAIN! 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. 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. We have a great opening and would love to see your application! We are looking for Experienced Critical Care Float Pool 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 require registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children's National support 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 BSN Specific Requirements and Preferences Graduated from an approved school of nursing (Preferred) Required Skills/Knowledge he licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s National. Role model organizational skills, adjust for changes and is able to complete assignment on time. 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. Communication reflects development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs. 4. Independently initiate escalation of issues, utilize 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 to implement 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 to enhance 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 on all critical care units. 3. Role model skill in prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs. 4. Documentation exemplify 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. Independently demonstrate the ability to adjust and organize assignment when asked to float throughout scheduled shift. 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 across critical care units. 2. Identify self learning needs and take initiative to meet those needs. 3. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes that affect your ability to maintain competency in all critical care units. 4. 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 : PT - Part-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : D/E/N 8/10/12 EVERY 3RD WEEKEND
Aug 30, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
The Division of Dermatology at Children's National continues to expand services as more families seek our expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the skin, hair and nails. In addition to treating common skin conditions, our pediatric dermatologists are specially trained to recognize, diagnose and manage skin conditions that occur more often or only in infants and younger patients. When your child needs coordinated multidisciplinary care, we work together with our many other pediatric subspecialists at Children's. Specialized Care for Kids Many different skin conditions require clinical care by a healthcare professional. Dermatologists can help recognize signs of certain underlying or internal medical conditions with associated skin disorders. We treat common concerns like acne , childhood eczema (atopic dermatitis) , fungal infections ( ringworm ), poison ivy and warts . Importantly, complex pediatric concerns, such as congenital, infectious, parasitic, tumorous and secondary disorders caused by underlying systemic conditions are also treated. We help evaluate children with complex congenital conditions or inherited syndromes because so many of these involve the skin, hair and nails. Our team also has experience in managing severe reactions to medications, such as toxic epidermal necrolysis , a potentially life-threatening skin disorder. The division's specialists perform diagnostic tests, including biopsies, fungal cultures and a full range of medical and minor surgical procedures to treat infectious and non-infectious skin conditions, including: Laser surgery for vascular lesions and birthmarks Liquid nitrogen cryosurgery Surgery for moles and skin cancer 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 (required) 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 : PT - Part-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : 8:30AM-5:00PM
Aug 30, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
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 Chemo Infusion Certified 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 require registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children's National support the development of RN relationships with the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large. A RN is an independent practitioner who functions as an identified resource to staff in a patient care area. He/She will provide comprehensive patient care to a variety of patients. Incorporate all members of the health care team in the planning and delivery of patient care. Will deal successfully with complex clinical problems. Conduct quick assessment of patients and handle emergency situations appropriately. Demonstrate evidence based practice through participation in unit project and activities. Qualifications Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree BSN Specific Requirements and Preferences Graduated from an approved school of nursing. (Required) Minimum Work Experience 1 year APHON Chemobiotherapy Provider (Required) Specific Requirements and Preferences Hematology/Oncology/BMT or critical care preferred (Preferred) Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Req Functional Accountabilities Chemo and Biotherapy Management 1. Administrate chemo/biotherapy, independently and safely. 2. Handle and dispose of hazardous drugs, safely. 3. Be aware of risk factors and make clear decisions based on risk. 4. Communicate clearly with patients and families. 5. Manage care of patient with multiple types of central lines. (broviacs, port-a-cath, PICC lines, etc), independently. 6. Clinical resource for central lines and chemo/biotherapy to clinical area of the hospital that do not routinely care for these. 7. 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. Internal Relations 1. Communicate to reflect development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients' needs. 2. Independently initiate escalation of issues utilizing chain of command. 3. Show proper use of the currently identified hand off processes. 4. Show a collegial and respectful relationship with healthcare team. 5. Participate to implement change and support management decisions. 6. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. Structural Empowerment 1. Maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS, independently. 2. Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Model 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. 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. Model 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. Model caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Program Improvement 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 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 : 36hrs/wk DNR EOW
Aug 30, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
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 BSN preferred Minimum Work Experience 2 years in comparable setting Specific Requirements and Preferences Emergency Room 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 : Other Ambulatory Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : O - PRN Shift : Variable Work Schedule : D/E/N weekend/holiday requirement
Aug 30, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
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. Supports Patient 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. Children’s National Health System is the only hospital in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area with a rapid air and ground transport system dedicated exclusively for neonates, infants, children, and adolescents. Our highly specialized pediatric and neonatal transport team transports more than 5,000 neonates and children each year. The Division of Transport Medicine is ready to dispatch its resources to referring facilities at a moment’s notice by either ground (ambulance) or air (helicopter). When it comes to Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services, getting support where and when you need it is everything. When your child needs urgent care at Children’s National, we are ready to dispatch our pediatric and neonatal ground teams at a moment’s notice. As the region’s primary transport medicine specialists, we provide critical treatment as soon as possible, even on the go. Our physicians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and emergency medical technicians (EMT) are specially trained in transport medicine for kids. Plus, all of the transport teams work with pediatric-sized equipment. This customization minimizes the risk to patients in transit to Children’s National. 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. Qualifications Minimum Education BSN Specific Requirements and Preferences School of Nursing (Required) Minimum Work Experience 3 years in Pediatric Transport or high acuity Pediatric ED or ICU 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 : COE Hospital-Based Specliaties Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : Variable
Aug 30, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
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! 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 : DNR EOW 36hr
Aug 30, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Experienced PACU or ICU/ED skilled RN needed for our growing recovery team! 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 Graduated from an approved school of nursing Minimum Work Experience 2 years Specific Requirements and Preferences PACU experience required or related clinical nursing experience in a comparable setting such as critical care or Peds ED. (Required) Required Skills/Knowledge The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s National. Must have strong skills of airway management and knowledge of anesthetic agents. 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 Req Functional Accountabilities Post-Anesthesia Clinical Care Activities 1. Evaluate and manage patient's airway postoperatively including breakthrough laryngospasms; apply knowledge of the physiological changes to the airway postoperatively as a consequence of anesthesia and surgery . 2. Perform manual intermittent positive pressure ventilation (IPPV). 3. Be aware of the risk factors that contribute to the condition and make decisions when caring for patients and families. 4. Monitor cardiopulmonary function, airway patency, and oxygen saturation. 5. Provide prompt care to minimize the incidence of emergence delirium; maintain safety environment while patient experiencing emergence delirium. 6. Evaluate and treat post-operative pain in a timely manner with appropriate intervention. 7. Manage epidural administration of local anesthetics and opioids. 8. Manage patients with central neuraxial and peripheral nerve blocks. 9. Monitor complications associated with administration of analgesics and act promptly to minimize adverse incidents. Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent involvement or leadership in: committees, task force and/or community outreach. 2. Communication reflects development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs; make suggestions for resolution of system issues. 3. Role model procedures for escalation of issues and utilize chain of command. 4. Demonstrate proper use of identified hand off processes; follow up on inconsistent practice related to handoff. 5. Take the lead in implementing change and support management decisions. 6. Role model behavior reflecting 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 will reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions. 3. Direct prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs. 4. Documentation will exemplify 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. Role Model care 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 Professional Growth 1. Initiate ways to improve operations through quality improvement and implement related solutions. 2. Identify self-learning needs and take initiative to meet those needs. 3. Serve as a resource for current, new information or changes in 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 : Surgery COE Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : 6-1830 (occasional weekends, some on-call)
Aug 30, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
The CDI RN Specialist will ensure overall quality and completeness of clinical documentation for specified populations. Will facilitate modifications to clinical documentation through concurrent interaction with physicians and other members of the healthcare team to support (1) the appropriate severity of illness, (2) expected risk of mortality, and (3) complexity of care rendered to inpatient populations. 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. Qualifications Minimum Education BSN Minimum Work Experience 5 years Specific Requirements and Preferences Experience with at least 3 years in clinical nursing. (Required) At least one year experience in Utilization Management with knowledge of utilization review criteria. (Preferred) Experience in one or more of the following areas - case management and/or designated/pediatric specialty. (Required) Functional Accountabilities Professional Practice/Research 1. Participate in Shared Leadership. 2. Contribute to the MAGNET Journey of Children’s National. 3. Ensure that nursing practice is based on evidence of best practices. 4. Accountable to participate in the Nursing Division’s Performance Improvement process (division or unit level). 5. Participate in community activities. Clinical Documentation 1. Provide daily clinical evaluation of the medical record including physician and clinical documentation, lab results, diagnostic information, and treatment plans. 2. Collaborate with Coder CDI Specialist in regard to interaction with physicians on documentation, and to resolve physician queries prior to patient discharge. 3. Communicate with physicians (face-to-face or via clinical documentation inquiry forms) regarding missing, unclear, or conflicting medical record documentation; work with providers to ensure accurate and complete documentation is in the patient record. 4. Apply nationally recognized criteria to support physician queries; address delays in closing of physician queries with the appropriate departmental and leadership individuals. 5. Coordinate daily evaluation of documentation by the medical staff and/or healthcare team in accordance with Children’s National policies and procedures. Program Activities 1. Target activities to specific payers, DRGs, and teams based on financial and clinical data analysis. 2. Collect and analyze data on program efforts and outcomes; identify patterns, trend variances, and opportunities to improve documentation review and process. 3. Assist in the development and reporting of performance measures to the medical staff and/or healthcare teams; prepare physician specific data reports. 4. Ability to follow-up on previous cases reviewed and prioritize work. 5. Facilitate change process required to capture needed documentation such as template/forms design. 6. Develop physician/provider education strategies to promote complete and accurate clinical documentation and correct negative trends. Communicate 1. Communicate verbally with physicians and/or healthcare team in a clear, timely, accurate, and professional manner. 2. E-mail communication conveys clear, timely, accurate, and pertinent information in an organized professional format. Performance Improvement 1. Ensure all physician queries are in compliance with federal regulations. 2. Identify opportunities for system-wide documentation improvement activities. 3. Promote the development of accurate and complete clinical documentation with physicians and other members of the healthcare team. 4. Active participation on departmental and/or hospital committees as assigned. 5. Educate members of the patient care team regarding specific documentation needs; education team members about reporting and reimbursement issues identified through concurrent/ retrospective documents review and aggregate data analysis. 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 : Finance Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : M-F 0830-5pm
Aug 20, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Experienced Pediatric RN needed for the Allergy Clinic on-site at Children's National Main Campus 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 and 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 accredited 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 : Cntr for Cancer_ Blood Dsordrs Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : O - PRN Shift : Day Work Schedule : Mon-Fri Days-4 shifts/month minimum
Aug 20, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
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. Our Chemo Infusion Clinic within the Center for Cancer, Blood Disorders Division, seeks experienced RNs with Hematology/Oncology/BMT or Critical Care experience for a Chemotherapy Infusion Nurse position. The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Outpatient and Infusion Clinic, geographically adjacent to the unit, coordinates outpatient care for this population including routine visits for hematology, oncology, blood and marrow transplant, allergy, immunology, and rheumatology patients; outpatient treatment procedures outpatient chemotherapy, blood transfusions, apheresis, extracorporeal photophoresis (ECP) protocol management and long term follow-up. 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 require registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children's National support the development of RN relationships with the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large. A RN is an independent practitioner who functions as an identified resource to staff in a patient care area. He/She will provide comprehensive patient care to a variety of patients. Incorporate all members of the health care team in the planning and delivery of patient care. Will deal successfully with complex clinical problems. Conduct quick assessment of patients and handle emergency situations appropriately. Demonstrate evidence based practice through participation in unit project and activities. Qualifications Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree BSN Specific Requirements and Preferences Graduated from an approved school of nursing. (Required) Minimum Work Experience 1 year Specific Requirements and Preferences Hematology/Oncology/BMT or critical care preferred (Preferred) Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Req Functional Accountabilities Chemo and Biotherapy Management 1. Administrate chemo/biotherapy, independently and safely. 2. Handle and dispose of hazardous drugs, safely. 3. Be aware of risk factors and make clear decisions based on risk. 4. Communicate clearly with patients and families. 5. Manage care of patient with multiple types of central lines. (broviacs, port-a-cath, PICC lines, etc), independently. 6. Clinical resource for central lines and chemo/biotherapy to clinical area of the hospital that do not routinely care for these. 7. 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. Internal Relations 1. Communicate to reflect development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients' needs. 2. Independently initiate escalation of issues utilizing chain of command. 3. Show proper use of the currently identified hand off processes. 4. Show a collegial and respectful relationship with healthcare team. 5. Participate to implement change and support management decisions. 6. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. Structural Empowerment 1. Maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS, independently. 2. Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Model 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. 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. Model 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. Model caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Program Improvement 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 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 : Cntr for Cancer_ Blood Dsordrs Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : Mon-Fri days with rotating Saturdays
Aug 20, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
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. 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. Our Chemo Infusion Clinic seeks experienced Nurses with recent 2 years of specialty experience to help with our PRN needs. 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 : Cntr for Cancer_ Blood Dsordrs Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : O - PRN Shift : Variable Work Schedule : Mon-Fri days with rot. Saturdays-4 shifts/month
Aug 20, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
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 Charge 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, 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 Shift Coordinator, on a shift to shift basis, directs the activities of and/or participates as a member of the patient care delivery team. In collaboration with unit leadership, participates in planning, managing and evaluating unit based clinical care and ensuring that continuity of care is maintained. Qualifications Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Minimum Work Experience 2 years nursing experience. (Required) 1 year demonstrated experience/expertise in the charge nurse role. (Required) Recent pediatric experience in a comparable setting. Required Skills/Knowledge The Shift Coordinator, will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at CNMC. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Functional Accountabilities Professional Practice/Research 1. Participate/support Shared Leadership. 2. Contribute to CNMC’s Magnet Journey. 3. Ensure that nursing is based on evidence of best practice. 4. Accountable for supporting/participating in the Division of Nursing’s Performance Improvement process. 5. Participate in community activities. Participates in Assessment, Planning, and Implementation of Nursing Process 1. Continuously perform patient/family assessments as necessary to ensure needs are met. 2. Assess and modify skill mix and staffing levels using manager or clinical coordinator for complex issues. 3. Function as a resource in planning patient discharge and all clinical issues. 4. Utilize multidisciplinary approach to meeting patient care needs. Demonstrates Ability to Communicate Effectively 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 consumer advocate for patient/family concerns. Educates Patient/Family 1. Facilitate learning opportunities for all staff. 2. Ensure that patient/family educational needs are met. 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 Demonstrates 1. Demonstrate awareness of cost containment strategies by efficiently planning staffing patterns, level and mix to meet patient care needs. 2. Ensure staff adherence to unit/hospital policies. 3. Participate in the performance appraisal process for all staff. 4. Implement change with a positive impact. 5. Display strong leadership in a team environment through example. 6. Demonstrate initiatives and leadership through involvement in projects and committee work. 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/Collaboration 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 : Day Work Schedule : 36 hrs a week D/N rotation EOW
Aug 20, 2019