The nurses in the General Medicine Department of the George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) are Defining Medicine through their capacity to think, research, discover, evaluate, teach, learn, refine, and innovate. We are seeking newly licensed RNs for our medical/surgical Neuro Trauma unit which is the home to our Comprehensive Stroke Center and Level 4 Epilepsy unit who want to work in an environment which fosters positive patient outcomes through a collaborative practice model and evidence-based nursing practice. The George Washington University Hospital is a Level I Trauma Teaching Hospital. GW Hospital was recently ranked as one of the "Best Hospitals in DC" by US News and World Report. A helipad opened in 2019, which expedites care to the critically ill or injured. The hospital seeks applicants with a strong sense of social responsibility to match the hospital's commitment to the DC/Metro community. New hospital in DC's East End, Primary and Urgent care development in the surrounding area. Visit gwhospital.com for more information.
Neuro Trauma Unit
The 6 North unit is a 42 bed multi-specialty area committed to being the innovative leader in Neuroscience, Orthopedic and Trauma services. We transitioned to a new unit on April 29 th 2019, equipped with advanced monitoring devices and perfected with an environment conducive to healing. We continuously strive for excellence and to promote a culture of safety as we care for the Seizure, Joint and Spine, Trauma and neurosurgical patients. We take pride in being a Comprehensive Stroke Unit and a Level 4 Epilepsy unit, the highest levels that can be attained. To complement our units, we are staffed by highly skilled and certified staff that provides seamless care to our patients. We value our employees' opinions and help them lead through competence and team work as our goal is to create an environment whereby we can achieve an optimal workplace so we can better serve our patients.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Collaborates care across disciplines to ensure competent and compassionate care of seizure, joint and spine, trauma and neurosurgical patients.
Opportunities for education and certification in neurological specific topics.
Works closely with palliative care, acute pain management and case management to ensure patient-centric care which addresses the neurologic patient's unique challenges and needs.
Integrates a patient centered approach involving the patient and family into the plan of care.
Provide safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy.
Opportunity for career advancement with our clinical progression ladder as trauma nurse, triage nurse, preceptor and charge nurse.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
Earn the recognition and support you deserve as a key member of our healthcare team.
$100 monthly commuter subsidy
$1000 annual certification bonus
Shift different up to $7/hour
RN Referral progarm
Challenging and rewarding work environment with advanced technological systems, processes and practice
Significant opportunities to grow and develop through job-related training, continuing education, and mobility up
Competitive compensation and generous benefits, including 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, and excellent medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plan
Shared Governance Model
Clinical Nurse Advancement Program with monetary reward
WHAT WE EXPECT OF YOU
Passion to treat a diverse and acutely ill population:
Graduate of an NLN or AACN accredited RN program; BSN preferred
Prefer one year full time or three years part time experience in acute care setting.
ACLS, PALS, or NRP (or obtained within three months of employment) in required specialty
DC license or eligibility
Commitment to our culture that Every Moment Matters
Commitment to the surrounding community
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