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
CPRU Nurse (Cardiac Procedures Recovery Unit ) - ( 190002Q7 ) Description All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children's National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The professional Model of Care 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. H/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 projects and activities. Qualifications Minimum Education BSN Specific Requirements and Preferences Graduated from an approved school of nursing. (Preferred) 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; provide prompt care to minimize the incidence of emergence delirium; maintain safety environment while patient experiencing emergence delirium; monitor complications associated with administration of analgesics and act promptly to minimize adverse incidents. 5. Manage patients with central neuraxial and peripheral nerve blocks. 6. Manage epidural administration of local anesthetics and opioids; evaluate and treat post-operative pain in a timely manner with appropriate intervention. 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. 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 Accountabilities Organizational Accountabilities (Staff) Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are me 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 : Heart Institute Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : Monday - Friday, 12 hours Job Posting : Dec 5, 2019, 3:02:27 PM
Dec 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN Shift Coordinator / Charge Nurse - Inpatient (Child & Adol) Unit - ( 190002RO ) Description TOP 6 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN THE NATION. U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. We’re more than just a hospital; we’re a health system for kids. We have a great opening and would love to see your application! We are looking for Experienced Nurses! The 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 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 : days/eve/nihgt every other weekend Job Posting : Dec 5, 2019, 12:17:32 PM
Dec 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Registered Nurse II Inpatient (Child & Adol) Psych Unit - ( 190002LJ ) Description TOP 6 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN THE NATION. BEACON Gold Designated Surgical Care Unit! U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. We’re more than just a hospital; we’re a health system for kids. We have a great opening and would love to see your application! We are looking for Experienced Nurses! 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 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, 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 : Ctr Neuroscience & Behav Med Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : day/ece/night every other weekend Job Posting : Dec 5, 2019, 9:41:09 AM
Dec 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Registered Nurse II Hematology Oncology Unit - ( 190002K8 ) Description TOP 6 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN THE NATION. BEACON Gold Designated Surgical Care Unit! U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. We’re more than just a hospital; we’re a health system for kids. We have a great opening and would love to see your application! We are looking for Experienced Nurses! Hematology/Oncology Care Unit includes the inpatient and the outpatient Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplant patients. The 32-bed inpatient unit admits children of all ages with hematological and/or oncology, and blood and marrow transplant inpatient clinical needs. They work closely with the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Clinic and Infusion clinic to meet patient’s needs. Significant populations include: · Newly diagnosed oncology diseases (leukemia/lymphoma, solid tumors, neuro oncology) · Chemotherapy · Sickle cell disease · Pain crisis in hemoglobinopathy · Fever/neutropenia · Bacteremia · Anemia/blood disorders · Acute chest syndrome/pneumonia · Thrombocytopenia · Blood and marrow and hematopoectic stem cell transplantation All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children's National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children's National supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large. Qualifications Minimum Education BSN Specific Requirements and Preferences Graduated from an approved school of nursing. (Preferred) Minimum Work Experience 1 year Specific Requirements and Preferences RN experience (Required) Required Skills/Knowledge The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s National. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Registered Nurse licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia dependent upon location of practice. Req Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent updating of professional profile and initiation of council involvement, committees, task forces and /or community outreach. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills by problem solving appropriately during patient care. 3. Communicate to reflect development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs. 4. Independently initiate escalation of issues utilizing chain of command. 5. Demonstrate proper use of the currently identified hand off processes. 6. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with ancillary staff. 7. Participate in implementing change and support management decisions. 8. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. Structural Empowerment 1. Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS. 2. Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Demonstrate professional review of peers through timely participation in evaluations. 4. Seek out opportunities to participate in enhancing departmental goals by ensuring adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; support advancement of education and certification as well. 5. Collaborate with members of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with coworkers. 6. Utilize resources as needed and know when to escalate to next level. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes. 2. Demonstrate clinical skills with complex patients that reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions. 3. Role model skill in prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs. 4. Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice. 5. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge. 6. Role model organizational skills, adjust for changes and is able to complete assignment on time. 7. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Organizational Accountabilities New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Identify ways to improve operations through quality improvement and assist in implementation of solutions. 2. Identify self learning needs and take initiative to meet those needs. 3. Ensure care is based on evidence with the literature and benchmarking Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Patient Services Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : 36hrs/week; DNR; EOW Job Posting : Dec 5, 2019, 9:17:48 AM
Dec 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Registered Nurse II WIP Nights - 7E IRU - ( 190002S8 ) Description All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children's National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children's National supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large. Qualifications Minimum Education A.A. 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 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 : Night Work Schedule : Weekends Saturday and Sunday night 7p to 7a Job Posting : Dec 5, 2019, 9:04:20 AM
Dec 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN PRN Radiology Nurse (Radiology Experience Required) - ( 190002F6 ) Description All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children's National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children's National supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large. Qualifications Minimum Education BSN Specific Requirements and Preferences Graduated from an approved school of nursing. (Preferred) Minimum Work Experience 1 year Specific Requirements and Preferences RN experience (Required) Required Skills/Knowledge The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s National. Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Registered Nurse licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia dependent upon location of practice. Req Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent updating of professional profile and initiation of council involvement, committees, task forces and /or community outreach. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills by problem solving appropriately during patient care. 3. Communicate to reflect development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs. 4. Independently initiate escalation of issues utilizing chain of command. 5. Demonstrate proper use of the currently identified hand off processes. 6. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with ancillary staff. 7. Participate in implementing change and support management decisions. 8. Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. Structural Empowerment 1. Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS. 2. Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 3. Demonstrate professional review of peers through timely participation in evaluations. 4. Seek out opportunities to participate in enhancing departmental goals by ensuring adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; support advancement of education and certification as well. 5. Collaborate with members of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with coworkers. 6. Utilize resources as needed and know when to escalate to next level. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes. 2. Demonstrate clinical skills with complex patients that reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions. 3. Role model skill in prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs. 4. Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice. 5. Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge. 6. Role model organizational skills, adjust for changes and is able to complete assignment on time. 7. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Organizational Accountabilities New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Identify ways to improve operations through quality improvement and assist in implementation of solutions. 2. Identify self learning needs and take initiative to meet those needs. 3. Ensure care is based on evidence with the literature and benchmarking Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Surgery COE Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : O - PRN Shift : Variable Work Schedule : PRN Job Posting : Dec 3, 2019, 2:03:36 PM
Dec 08, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN Team Lead - Operating Room (Evenings 2p-10:30p) - ( 19000134 ) Description Take your surgical RN career to the next level! Seeking an OR Nurse with charge or supervisory experience for our busy pediatric operating room. 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. Surgical Services at the main hospital campus is equipped and available to provide 24 hours a day, seven days a week surgical care. The Perioperative Services Department consists of the following areas: Surgery Preparation Operating Rooms (17 O.R.’s and 2 Procedure Rooms) Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU-35 bays) Sterile Processing Department (SPD) Radiology Endoscopy In our delivery of care we aim for quality healthcare that is: patient centered, safe, timely, efficient, equitable, and effective. The department is engaged in quality, performance improvement and research to provide care that has the patient and family in mind. Perioperative Services’ mission is facilitated through a culture of safety. The focus of care is on the patient, family, and the environment. The department strives for an environment that enables the provision for safe patient care, excellence in performance, improvement in our process, and positive health outcomes. Children’s National surgery center performs nearly 15,000 procedures each year on infants, children and adolescents, including kidney transplants, scoliosis, hernia repairs, and procedures to treat disorders and abnormalities of the esophagus and trachea. Other special services include corneal implants and cataract surgeries, and we specialize in cochlear implant for the ear. Children’s surgeons perform laser surgery and employ many types of minimally invasive techniques such as laparoscopy and thoracoscopy. Children’s National has a world-class team of pediatric surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and support staff who have developed a variety of programs designed with children in mind. One of our newest additions is the DaVinci robot and MRI suite. Qualifications Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Minimum Work Experience 5 years Specific Requirements and Preferences Nursing experience (Required) Pediatric experience in a comparable setting (Required) Demonstrated nursing leadership experience (Required) Required Skills/Knowledge Familiar with software such as Window’s environment (Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access). Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluent in medical management criteria such as MCG and/or InterQual. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Functional Accountabilities Professional Practice/Research 1. Facilitate the CMI practice group of Shared Nursing Leadership and support other initiatives. 2. Contribute to the sustainability and advancement of Magnet designation. 3. Ensure that utilization review for patient status (IP and Observation) is based on evidence of best practice. 4. Accountable for supporting/participating in the CRM and/or Division of Nursing’s Performance Improvement processes. 5. Participate in community activities. Daily Operations 1. Accountable for staffing and assigning coverage for all roles within CRM; engages with CMI Team Lead, Manager & Director to problem solve. 2. Responsible for 24/7 assessment and supervision of work flow for CMI’s and support positions. 3. Supervise utilization review activities, interface with internal and external stakeholders to achieve appropriate level of care and optimize 4. reimbursement; ensure compliance with CMS regulations. 5. Interact with payors and CRM leadership to improve the authorization process. 6. Engage in performance improvement activities to standardize and elevate practice. Communication 1. Demonstrate advanced communication skills in dealing with staff and all members of the healthcare team. 2. Provide constructive, sensitive and timely feedback to staff concerning their performance in verbal and written form. 3. Effectively manage conflict and assist others to understand their behavior and their effect on the work environment. 4. Communicate and escalate issues as appropriate to the Manager and Director. Staff Education 1. Facilitate learning opportunities for staff. 2. Participate in the education and training of Case Managers and other staff. 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 Management and Leadership Skills 1. Monitors Kronos reconciliation and ensures schedule and timecard accuracy 2. Responsible for all aspects of performance appraisal for designated staff 3. Participates in the hiring of staff by completing WFM paperwork, conducting interviews and making recommendations for hire 4. Assumes coverage of unit in absence of Manager & Director and makes decisions within authorized scope 5. Demonstrates initiatives and leadership through involvement in department based projects and committees 6. Establishes collaborative relationships and network across the organization to ensure effective outcomes 7. Represents CRM on organizational committees and initiatives 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 : Evening Work Schedule : 2p-10:30 Job Posting : Nov 29, 2019, 2:38:32 PM
Dec 01, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN PACU/Prep Center Nurse Days 6a-4:30p - ( 190002P5 ) Description Surgical Services at the main hospital campus is equipped and available to provide 24 hours a day, seven days a week surgical care. The Perioperative Services Department consists of the following areas: • Surgery Preparation • Operating Rooms (17 O.R.’s and 2 Procedure Rooms) • Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU-12 prep and 35 post anesthesia bays) • Sterile Processing Department (SPD) • Radiology • Endoscopy 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. 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. H/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 projects and activities. Qualifications Minimum Education BSN Specific Requirements and Preferences 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 : Monday - Friday; ocassional weekends; call Job Posting : Nov 29, 2019, 2:38:00 PM
Dec 01, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Patient Care Tech (CNA certification) Psych Ambulatory Clinic (Mon-Fri) - ( 190002K6 ) Description TOP 6 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN THE NATION! U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. We’re more than just a hospital; we’re a health system for kids. We have a great opening and would love to see your application! We are looking for Experienced Ambulatory Patient Care Technician for our Psych Clinic! The Ambulatory Patient Care Technician will work in collaboration with the multidisciplinary health care delivery team under the direction of the Registered Nurse, to perform basic nursing care activities, assist to maintain a safe, clean, stocked patient care setting, assist staff members and help direct patient flow Qualifications Minimum Education High School Diploma or GED Minimum Work Experience 1 year Specific Requirements and Preferences experience in an acute health care setting–preferably pediatrics (Required) pediatric experience in ambulatory or acute care health setting. (Preferred) Functional Accountabilities Clinical Activities 1. Collect data and accurately document information for meaningful use including the chief complaint, current medications, allergies tobacco/smoking history and smoke exposure for all patients as reported by family; accurately obtain vital signs (TPR, BP), height, weight and head circumference; orient the family at the time of the visit to the clinic environment, paperwork, etc. 2. Recognize abnormalities and report such to the Registered Nurse or Provider; assist in screening patients for pain using appropriate pain scale; recognize indicators of abuse and neglect and escalate positive findings to the Registered Nurse or Provider; recognize and remain with any child in distress, immediately institute Basic Life Support procedures when necessary; escalate any of the above to Registered Nurse or Provider for positive screen. 3. Provide basic nursing care (e.g., provide nourishment, assist patient with ambulating, escort patient at time of discharge, etc.). 4. Check and ensure all relevant equipment such as, but not limited to, scales, stadiometers, vital signs machines, otoscopes and 5. ophthalmoscopes, oxygen and suction are in working order; performs corrective actions as needed and/or informs the Registered Nurse or appropriate person of repair needs. 6. Collect specimens for testing according to policy and procedure and/or perform specific testing per individual clinic assignment including but not limited to POCT , lab draws as applicable to setting. 7. Inform patient/guardian of collection process according to procedure; inform family of other clinical resources; offer brochures for specific health care needs of the family. 8. Meet Joint Commission/DOH documentation requirements for clinic area. 9. Complete clean sweep tool weekly. Patient Flow and Unit Efficiency 1. Help maintain a neat orderly environment. 2. Assist with the preparation of the exam room to receive patients. 3. Prioritize tasks and special requests; complete all tasks or report the inability to complete the task 4. Obtain equipment and supplies and maintain PAR levels. 5. Monitor waiting room and ensure families are kept informed of delays; provide directions to lab, radiology, cafeteria, etc. 6. Identify children/families with special needs (i.e., child on stretcher , oxygen use, patient requiring isolation). Communication 1. Contribute to a positive work environment. 2. Confer with appropriate personnel concerning unanticipated or unfamiliar problems. 3. Greet patient/family and recognize different levels of education and adjust to meet the families’ needs; address families’ anxiety level; adapt to different personalities and emotions; monitor and report concerns or complaints to the Clinic Manager. 4. and maintain a courteous, calm, comforting, and professional demeanor with patient/guardian and with multidisciplinary team members and clinic personnel. Laboratory Competency 1. Perform, evaluate and report QC protocol; identify and resolve QC failures; document resolutions; report problems to main lab and/or supervisory staff. 2. Participate in continuing education opportunities available internally and/or externally; perform competency and proficiency challenges in a timely manner . 3. Process specimens by centrifugation, aliquoting and sorting into specific test areas and for storage; coordinate the pick-up and delivery of specimens for Children’s Hospita, Quest and/or other reference labs; troubleshoot specimen-processing procedures. 4. Investigate and handle improperly labeled specimens, requisition problems and inadequate specimens. 5. Answer general information and specimen requirement questions and route technical questions to appropriate area for answers. 6. Monitor and maintain daily records of laboratory equipment as required; maintain simple laboratory equipment and notify main lab and/or supervisor of unresolved problems; order routine lab/POCT inventory and supplies. 7. Collect blood specimens by venipuncture and capillary method; conduct assigned routine laboratory tests such as urine dipstick, glucose, A1C. Self Responsibly 1. Follow directions precisely and maintain confidentiality . 2. Attend in-services; be active in personal educational development; develops annual goals and a personal education program with the 3. Supervisor; completes CHEX requirements. 4. Maintains satisfactory time and attendance. 5. Completes all Occupational Health requirements per policy and procedure 6. Completes/maintains certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) 7. Completes/maintains any certification or licensure as required by individual practice jurisdiction ( i.e. DC, Maryland, Virginia) Organizational Accountabilities Organizational Accountabilities (Staff) Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Ambulatory Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : 08:00 - 16:30 Job Posting : Nov 28, 2019, 10:00:00 PM
Dec 01, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN Shift Coordinator (7p-7a) - Satellite Pediatric Emergency Department at Southern Ave. - ( 190002SU ) Description The Satellite Pediatric Emergency Department is located at 1310 Southern Ave SE and operates 24 hours per day and 7 days per week. The Children’s Satellite ED has 16 beds, including a Crisis Room and a room designed for psychiatric care. We provide urgent and emergent services to the growing pediatric population in wards 7 & 8 averaging 37,000 visits/year. We have a close knit staff that provides essential care for children and their families. Our staff understands the challenges and high levels of stress that parents endure when they present with their sick child. As a result, we are always ready and fully capable to care for the community we serve. We have magnet recognized nurses as well as experienced staff that is able to provide the best possible health care for children. We bond with children and their families during potentially life-threatening moments by providing compassion, commitment, and connection. 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 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 : United Medical Center 1310 Southern Avenue SE Washington 20032 Job : Nursing Organization : Other Ambulatory Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Night Work Schedule : Weekend and Holiday Requirement 7p-7a Job Posting : Nov 27, 2019, 9:53:02 AM
Dec 01, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Registered Nurse II - Cardiac Intensive Care Unit - ( 190002ON ) Description 3M-Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU): The CICU is a 26-bed unit. This unit provides for comprehensive cardiac care to pediatric patients and their families. The CICU Patient Care Management Team coordinates interdisciplinary patient assessment and patient care and provided by cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, and pediatric intensivists and nursing in conjunction with multiple specialty services within the Medical Center. Patients are admitted to the CICU from the ED, Cardiac Clinic, the Operating Room, and transfers from in-house units as well as transports from other institutions via the Pediatric Transport team. The CICU also provides for extracorporeal life support (ECMO) and rapid deployment ECMO. Twenty to twenty-five percent of the intensive care patients are cardiovascular surgery or cardiac patients. Children requiring repair of congenital heart defects from the simple to the complex, including heart transplants receive care in the CICU. 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 : Patient Services Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Rotating Work Schedule : D/N EOW 36 hr a week Job Posting : Nov 27, 2019, 9:39:22 AM
Dec 01, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN Shift Coordinator (11a-11p/3p-3a) - Satellite Pediatric Emergency Department at Southern Ave. - ( 190002ST ) Description The Satellite Pediatric Emergency Department is located at 1310 Southern Ave SE and operates 24 hours per day and 7 days per week. The Children’s Satellite ED has 16 beds, including a Crisis Room and a room designed for psychiatric care. We provide urgent and emergent services to the growing pediatric population in wards 7 & 8 averaging 37,000 visits/year. We have a close knit staff that provides essential care for children and their families. Our staff understands the challenges and high levels of stress that parents endure when they present with their sick child. As a result, we are always ready and fully capable to care for the community we serve. We have magnet recognized nurses as well as experienced staff that is able to provide the best possible health care for children. We bond with children and their families during potentially life-threatening moments by providing compassion, commitment, and connection. 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 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 : United Medical Center 1310 Southern Avenue SE Washington 20032 Job : Nursing Organization : Other Ambulatory Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : 11a-11p/3p-3a with weekend & holiday requirement Job Posting : Nov 27, 2019, 9:18:33 AM
Dec 01, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Registered Nurse II (Nights) - Satellite Pediatric Emergency Department at Southern Ave. - ( 190002QD ) Description The Satellite Pediatric Emergency Department is located at 1310 Southern Ave SE and operates 24 hours per day and 7 days per week. The Children’s Satellite ED has 16 beds, including a Crisis Room and a room designed for psychiatric care. We provide urgent and emergent services to the growing pediatric population in wards 7 & 8 averaging 37,000 visits/year. We have a close knit staff that provides essential care for children and their families. Our staff understands the challenges and high levels of stress that parents endure when they present with their sick child. As a result, we are always ready and fully capable to care for the community we serve. We have magnet recognized nurses as well as experienced staff that is able to provide the best possible health care for children. We bond with children and their families during potentially life-threatening moments by providing compassion, commitment, and connection. 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 : United Medical Center 1310 Southern Avenue SE Washington 20032 Job : Nursing Organization : Other Ambulatory Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : 7a-7p with wknd/holiday requirement Job Posting : Nov 27, 2019, 9:08:20 AM
Dec 01, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
REGISTERED NURSE II-WIP (PT, every weekend nights) - Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center - ( 190002N0 ) Description Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services (EMTC) is a tertiary care, Level 1 trauma center located on the first floor of the Sheikh Zayed Campus on Michigan Ave NW. The EMTC-Sheikh Zayed Campus is comprised of six distinct patient care areas: 1. 36 ED patient rooms 2. Two Code Rooms (4 beds) 3. 4 bed area designed for psychiatric patients 4. 18 decontamination showers with ability to utilize psychiatric area for Decontamination Zone. 5. 6-bed Rapid Treatment Unit (RTU) 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 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 : Other Ambulatory Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : PT - Part-Time Shift : Night Work Schedule : WIP Nights 7p-7a Job Posting : Nov 26, 2019, 1:26:41 PM
Dec 01, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Registered Nurse II (PT 24 hrs/wk, 9a-9p/11a-11p) - Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center - ( 190002N1 ) Description Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services (EMTC) is a tertiary care, Level 1 trauma center located on the first floor of the Sheikh Zayed Campus on Michigan Ave NW. The EMTC-Sheikh Zayed Campus is comprised of six distinct patient care areas: 1. 36 ED patient rooms 2. Two Code Rooms (4 beds) 3. 4 bed area designed for psychiatric patients 4. 18 decontamination showers with ability to utilize psychiatric area for Decontamination Zone. 5. 6-bed Rapid Treatment Unit (RTU) 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 : PT - Part-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : 9a-9p/11a-11p Job Posting : Nov 26, 2019, 1:20:53 PM
Dec 01, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Psych RN II PRN InPatient Psych Unit - ( 190002LH ) Description TOP 6 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN THE NATION. U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. We’re more than just a hospital; we’re a health system for kids. We have a great opening and would love to see your application! We are looking for Experienced 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. 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, 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 2 years inpatient psych experience required 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 : Ctr Neuroscience & Behav Med Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : O - PRN Shift : Variable Work Schedule : day/eve/night some weekend Job Posting : Nov 25, 2019, 6:14:58 PM
Dec 01, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Registered Nurse I 7E IRU - ( 190002B8 ) Description All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children's National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children's National supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large. Qualifications Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Minimum Work Experience 5 years Required Skills/Knowledge The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s National. Identify resources and know when to ask for assistance. Demonstrated leadership and management skills. Identify self learning needs and seek resources to meet those needs. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Registered Nurse licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia dependent upon location of practice. Req Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership 1. Contribute to MagnetTM re-designation as evidenced by timely annual completion of professional profile and participation in relevant councils, committees, task forces and/or community outreach. 2. Demonstrate critical thinking skills as evidenced by successful completion of change project. 3. Recognize need to escalate patient care issues via chain of command. 4. Utilize the currently identified process to ensure accurate hand off. 5. Demonstrate ability to work cohesively with ancillary staff to meet patient care needs. 6. Cooperate in the implementation of change and support management decisions. 7. Demonstrate empathy , concern and a desire to be helpful to others. Structural Empowerment 1. Complete all mandatory education and regulatory requirements and participates in professional activities to enhance nursing practice. 2. Participate in performance appraisal and peer review. 3. Support department goals for formal education, national certification, national safety standards and service excellence. 4. Work in a collaborative manner with all members of the healthcare team and is viewed positively by coworkers. Exemplary Professional Practice 1. Gather physical and psychosocial data on patient and family and complete accurate and timely patient assessment. 2. Demonstrate clinical skills necessary to care for assigned patients. 3. Develop assessment, organizational and prioritization skills necessary to care for patients whose clinical needs change throughout the shift. 4. Complete documentation in accordance with policies and procedures. 5. Continually assess and plan proactively for educational needs throughout hospital/clinic stay and before time of discharge. 6. Organize care to complete assignment on time. 7. Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performanc Organizational Accountabilities New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements 1. Participate in efforts to optimize unit and hospital operations through quality improvement (rounding, handwashing etc.). 2. Maintain awareness of changes or new information related to specialty area. Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization 2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences 3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity 4. Maintain confidentiality at all times Customer Service 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Patient Services Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Rotating Work Schedule : 12 hours d/n eowe Job Posting : Nov 25, 2019, 4:47:06 PM
Dec 01, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Chemotherapy Nurse Infusion part time - HemOnc Inpatient Unit - ( 190002CK ) Description TOP 6 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN THE NATION. U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. We’re more than just a hospital; we’re a health system for kids. We have a great opening and would love to see your application! We are looking for Experienced Nurses! 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 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 : PT - Part-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : 24hrs/week; DNR; EOW Job Posting : Nov 25, 2019, 10:24:26 AM
Dec 01, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Ambulatory Patient Care Technician (CNA certification) - Friendship Heights - ( 190001P8 ) Description The Ambulatory Patient Care T ech will work in collaboration with the multidisciplinary health care delivery team under the direction of the Registered Nurse, to perform basic nursing care activities, assist to maintain a safe, clean, stocked patient care setting, assist staff members and help direct patient flow Qualifications Minimum Education High School Diploma or GED Minimum Work Experience 1 year Specific Requirements and Preferences experience in an acute health care setting–preferably pediatrics (Required) pediatric experience in ambulatory or acute care health setting. (Preferred) Functional Accountabilities Clinical Activities 1. Collect data and accurately document information for meaningful use including the chief complaint, current medications, allergies tobacco/smoking history and smoke exposure for all patients as reported by family; accurately obtain vital signs (TPR, BP), height, weight and head circumference; orient the family at the time of the visit to the clinic environment, paperwork, etc. 2. Recognize abnormalities and report such to the Registered Nurse or Provider; assist in screening patients for pain using appropriate pain scale; recognize indicators of abuse and neglect and escalate positive findings to the Registered Nurse or Provider; recognize and remain with any child in distress, immediately institute Basic Life Support procedures when necessary; escalate any of the above to Registered Nurse or Provider for positive screen. 3. Provide basic nursing care (e.g., provide nourishment, assist patient with ambulating, escort patient at time of discharge, etc.). 4. Check and ensure all relevant equipment such as, but not limited to, scales, stadiometers, vital signs machines, otoscopes and 5. ophthalmoscopes, oxygen and suction are in working order; performs corrective actions as needed and/or informs the Registered Nurse or appropriate person of repair needs. 6. Collect specimens for testing according to policy and procedure and/or perform specific testing per individual clinic assignment including but not limited to POCT , lab draws as applicable to setting. 7. Inform patient/guardian of collection process according to procedure; inform family of other clinical resources; offer brochures for specific health care needs of the family. 8. Meet Joint Commission/DOH documentation requirements for clinic area. 9. Complete clean sweep tool weekly. Patient Flow and Unit Efficiency 1. Help maintain a neat orderly environment. 2. Assist with the preparation of the exam room to receive patients. 3. Prioritize tasks and special requests; complete all tasks or report the inability to complete the task 4. Obtain equipment and supplies and maintain PAR levels. 5. Monitor waiting room and ensure families are kept informed of delays; provide directions to lab, radiology, cafeteria, etc. 6. Identify children/families with special needs (i.e., child on stretcher , oxygen use, patient requiring isolation). Communication 1. Contribute to a positive work environment. 2. Confer with appropriate personnel concerning unanticipated or unfamiliar problems. 3. Greet patient/family and recognize different levels of education and adjust to meet the families’ needs; address families’ anxiety level; adapt to different personalities and emotions; monitor and report concerns or complaints to the Clinic Manager. 4. and maintain a courteous, calm, comforting, and professional demeanor with patient/guardian and with multidisciplinary team members and clinic personnel. Laboratory Competency 1. Perform, evaluate and report QC protocol; identify and resolve QC failures; document resolutions; report problems to main lab and/or supervisory staff. 2. Participate in continuing education opportunities available internally and/or externally; perform competency and proficiency challenges in a timely manner . 3. Process specimens by centrifugation, aliquoting and sorting into specific test areas and for storage; coordinate the pick-up and delivery of specimens for Children’s Hospita, Quest and/or other reference labs; troubleshoot specimen-processing procedures. 4. Investigate and handle improperly labeled specimens, requisition problems and inadequate specimens. 5. Answer general information and specimen requirement questions and route technical questions to appropriate area for answers. 6. Monitor and maintain daily records of laboratory equipment as required; maintain simple laboratory equipment and notify main lab and/or supervisor of unresolved problems; order routine lab/POCT inventory and supplies. 7. Collect blood specimens by venipuncture and capillary method; conduct assigned routine laboratory tests such as urine dipstick, glucose, A1C. Self Responsibly 1. Follow directions precisely and maintain confidentiality . 2. Attend in-services; be active in personal educational development; develops annual goals and a personal education program with the 3. Supervisor; completes CHEX requirements. 4. Maintains satisfactory time and attendance. 5. Completes all Occupational Health requirements per policy and procedure 6. Completes/maintains certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) 7. Completes/maintains any certification or licensure as required by individual practice jurisdiction ( i.e. DC, Maryland, Virginia) Organizational Accountabilities Organizational Accountabilities (Staff) Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : ROC- Friendship Heights 5028 Wisconsin Avenue NW Suite 250 Washington 20016 Job : Nursing Organization : Ambulatory Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : Monday - Friday 8:00-4:30p Job Posting : Nov 20, 2019, 10:00:00 PM
Nov 24, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Ambulatory Patient Care Technician PRN - ( 19000297 ) Description The Ambulatory Patient Care Tech will work in collaboration with the multidisciplinary health care delivery team under the direction of the Registered Nurse, to perform basic nursing care activities, assist to maintain a safe, clean, stocked patient care setting, assist staff members and help direct patient flow Qualifications Minimum Education High School Diploma or GED Active Nursing Assistant or EMT certificate Minimum Work Experience 2 year Specific Requirements and Preferences experience in an acute health care setting–preferably pediatrics (Required) pediatric experience in ambulatory or acute care health setting. (Preferred) Functional Accountabilities Clinical Activities 1. Collect data and accurately document information for meaningful use including the chief complaint, current medications, allergies tobacco/smoking history and smoke exposure for all patients as reported by family; accurately obtain vital signs (TPR, BP), height, weight and head circumference; orient the family at the time of the visit to the clinic environment, paperwork, etc. 2. Recognize abnormalities and report such to the Registered Nurse or Provider; assist in screening patients for pain using appropriate pain scale; recognize indicators of abuse and neglect and escalate positive findings to the Registered Nurse or Provider; recognize and remain with any child in distress, immediately institute Basic Life Support procedures when necessary; escalate any of the above to Registered Nurse or Provider for positive screen. 3. Provide basic nursing care (e.g., provide nourishment, assist patient with ambulating, escort patient at time of discharge, etc.). 4. Check and ensure all relevant equipment such as, but not limited to, scales, stadiometers, vital signs machines, otoscopes and 5. ophthalmoscopes, oxygen and suction are in working order; performs corrective actions as needed and/or informs the Registered Nurse or appropriate person of repair needs. 6. Collect specimens for testing according to policy and procedure and/or perform specific testing per individual clinic assignment including but not limited to POCT , lab draws as applicable to setting. 7. Inform patient/guardian of collection process according to procedure; inform family of other clinical resources; offer brochures for specific health care needs of the family. 8. Meet Joint Commission/DOH documentation requirements for clinic area. 9. Complete clean sweep tool weekly. Patient Flow and Unit Efficiency 1. Help maintain a neat orderly environment. 2. Assist with the preparation of the exam room to receive patients. 3. Prioritize tasks and special requests; complete all tasks or report the inability to complete the task 4. Obtain equipment and supplies and maintain PAR levels. 5. Monitor waiting room and ensure families are kept informed of delays; provide directions to lab, radiology, cafeteria, etc. 6. Identify children/families with special needs (i.e., child on stretcher , oxygen use, patient requiring isolation). Communication 1. Contribute to a positive work environment. 2. Confer with appropriate personnel concerning unanticipated or unfamiliar problems. 3. Greet patient/family and recognize different levels of education and adjust to meet the families’ needs; address families’ anxiety level; adapt to different personalities and emotions; monitor and report concerns or complaints to the Clinic Manager. 4. and maintain a courteous, calm, comforting, and professional demeanor with patient/guardian and with multidisciplinary team members and clinic personnel. Laboratory Competency 1. Perform, evaluate and report QC protocol; identify and resolve QC failures; document resolutions; report problems to main lab and/or supervisory staff. 2. Participate in continuing education opportunities available internally and/or externally; perform competency and proficiency challenges in a timely manner . 3. Process specimens by centrifugation, aliquoting and sorting into specific test areas and for storage; coordinate the pick-up and delivery of specimens for Children’s Hospita, Quest and/or other reference labs; troubleshoot specimen-processing procedures. 4. Investigate and handle improperly labeled specimens, requisition problems and inadequate specimens. 5. Answer general information and specimen requirement questions and route technical questions to appropriate area for answers. 6. Monitor and maintain daily records of laboratory equipment as required; maintain simple laboratory equipment and notify main lab and/or supervisor of unresolved problems; order routine lab/POCT inventory and supplies. 7. Collect blood specimens by venipuncture and capillary method; conduct assigned routine laboratory tests such as urine dipstick, glucose, A1C. Self Responsibly 1. Follow directions precisely and maintain confidentiality . 2. Attend in-services; be active in personal educational development; develops annual goals and a personal education program with the 3. Supervisor; completes CHEX requirements. 4. Maintains satisfactory time and attendance. 5. Completes all Occupational Health requirements per policy and procedure 6. Completes/maintains certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) 7. Completes/maintains any certification or licensure as required by individual practice jurisdiction ( i.e. DC, Maryland, Virginia) Organizational Accountabilities Organizational Accountabilities (Staff) Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Ambulatory Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : O - PRN Shift : Variable Work Schedule : Mon-Fri day shifts Job Posting : Nov 22, 2019, 1:20:51 PM
Nov 24, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
RN Case Manager 1 - ( 190002E1 ) Description All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children's National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children's National supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large. Qualifications Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Minimum Work Experience 5 years Specific Requirements and Preferences With at least three in clinical nursing. At least one year experience in Utilization Management with knowledge of utilization review criteria. Experience in one or more of the following areas: case management, 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 practice. 4. Accountable for participating in the Nursing Division’s Performance Improvement process (division or unit level). 5. Participate in community activities. Facilitates Efficient & Effective Utilization of Resources for Patients 1. Conduct timely clinical reviews drawing upon appropriate resources and apply nationally recognized criteria to support medical necessity of patient observation admission or inpatient admission and continued hospitalization. 2. Address treatment delay, potential and actual denials with the Attending physician and other relevant members of the healthcare team. Coordinates Authorization for Reimbursement 1. Provide clinical reviews to third party payers and validates authorization or denial of services from them. 2. Document approved and denied services in STAR to facilitate meaningful data analysis. Communicates Effectively 1. Communicate verbally and/or written e.g., email) with payers and healthcare team in a clear, timely, accurate and professional manner and/or organized in a professional format. Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Organizational Accountabilities Organizational Accountabilities (Staff) Organizational Commitment/Identification 1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior 2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals 3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment 2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change 3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes 4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently 2. Search for less costly ways of doing things Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance 2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation 3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation 4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication 5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers 6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance Primary Location : District of Columbia-Washington Work Locations : Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010 Job : Nursing Organization : Patient Services Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : Monday -Friday 0830-5pm Job Posting : Nov 20, 2019, 2:31:08 PM
Nov 24, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Research Nurse - ( 190002PX ) Description All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, CNMC Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. CNMC supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large.The RN III Research Nurse will work independently with minimal supervision following Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines. Will function as a resource in area of expertise for those professionals requiring assistance. Will participate to set standards and monitor the quality of care for research protocols. Will use multidisciplinary collaboration to meet the complex needs as they relate to the research process. Will coordinate research projects and use detail-oriented documentation of all research-related procedures and outcomes. Will continually review the research process and provide feedback to the Principal Investigator, research coordinators, and any other members of the research team. Qualifications Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree MSN Specific Requirements and Preferences Graduate of an approved school of nursing (Required) Minimum Work Experience 2 years 1 year Specific Requirements and Preferences Related clinical nursing experience in a comparable setting. (Required) Pediatrics experience (Preferred) Required Skills/Knowledge Demonstrates advanced clinical, organizational, and communication skills. Has ability to learn the clinical trials and/or grants process. Demonstrates ability to gain understanding of the federal and institutional regulations and policies governing clinical research involving protection of human subjects (JCAHO, FDA, GCP , OHRP , IRB, [NIH/NCRR – for PCRC only]). Successful completion of orientation at CNMC. Detail-oriented. Computer skills/familiarity with MS business software and EPRS. Demonstrates independent decision-making in executing the research plan. Demonstrates cost containment and quality assurance. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Req Functional Accountabilities Nursing Process with Research Plan 1. Accountable to support the Division of Nursing’s Performance Improvement process (division or unit level) 2. Perform assessments related to overt and subtle patient needs by making proficient clinical assessments according to GCP . 3. Integrate patient data to anticipate problems associated with changing patient status as they relate to the research process. 4. Collect data obtained from a range of sources in the development and revision of research activities. 5. Assist others in protocol implementation; act as a role model for the evaluation of research process. 6. Act as an advocate in meeting patient/family needs related to research protocol. Communication 1. Protect patient/family right to confidentiality in relation to research protocol. 2. Act as a role model for other professionals by communicating responsively, respectfully , and assertively . 3. Collaborate with physician and other health care professional throughout all phases of the research process. 4. Serve as protocol liaison to community-based physicians regarding patient referrals for clinical trials in coordination with the ACTU Study Coordinator. 5. Use conflict resolution skills proficiently in dealing with research problems concerning staff, patient/family , and other members of the healthcare or research team. Patient Services/ Plan of Care 1. As necessary , design orientation materials for both patient/family and health professionals as related to the research protocol. 2. Serve as content expert in the development, review, and revision of educational materials developed for research study . 3. Evaluate effectiveness of research teaching plan in meeting educational needs of staff/patient/family and make recommendations for change, as needed. 4. Take initiative in the review and management of research orientation program and examine its impact on unit functioning. 5. Explain research projects and their significance to potential research subjects and parents of children potentially involved in research projects. 6. Ensure informed consents are obtained from subjects before initiation of any aspect of research projects. Professional Development 1. Plan activities to meet own educational needs. 2. Apply established findings of research to nursing practice when appropriate. 3. Address practice problems arising from research through systematic assessment and documentation. 4. Act as CNMC representative when networking with other health care providers at professional meetings, other facilities, etc. Leadership 1. Act as liaison and information resource about protocol for hospital departments, sponsors, and other study centers; actively contribute to the planning and implementation of change made necessary by the research protocol; coordinate research protocol through all phases of research process; act as data manager for protocol; prepare new clinical protocol for IRB submission; coordinate and maintain activities to ensure study protocols are carried out effectively and appropriate time frame. 2. Assist research staff to review priorities and redirect activities as needed. 3. Organize schedule to coordinate several ongoing projects and/or different phases of the research process. 4. Anticipate the effect of the study on unit functioning. Obtain prior approval from Nurse Manager for changes that adversely affect unit function. 5. Prepare, submit, and monitor administrative and regulatory documents for study sponsors. 6. Coordinate patient recruitment activities to ensure a proper informed consent is obtained. Coordinate research activities by communicating with sponsoring agencies on a regular basis. 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 activities. 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 : Ctr Clinical & Community Rsrch Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Day Work Schedule : 0700-1530 Job Posting : Nov 22, 2019, 12:57:28 PM
Nov 24, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
Registered Nurse II PRN - Neuroscience Unit - ( 190002FV ) Description TOP 6 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN THE NATION. U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. We’re more than just a hospital; we’re a health system for kids. We have a great opening and would love to see your application! We are looking for Experienced Nurses! 5E-NeuroScience Unit is an 18 bed monitored unit (surveillance monitoring cameras, Intracranial pressure and cardio/respiratory monitoring) providing family centered nursing care to patients of all ages- newborns to young adults-with Neurology and Neurosurgery problems, including, but not limited to: · Post-operative Neuro-surgery · Seizures · Video Electroencephalography (VEEG) monitoring · GRID monitoring (intraoperative subdural VEEG monitoring) · Extraventricular drains · Encephalitis · Guillian-Barre syndrome · Neurologic trauma 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 2 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 : O - PRN Shift : Rotating Work Schedule : PRN Job Posting : Oct 22, 2019, 6:28:36 AM
Nov 19, 2019
Children's National Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
F Registered Nurse II I/P Psych (Adol & Child) Unit - ( 190002IV ) Description TOP 6 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN THE NATION. U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated hospital and the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of 6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment designed with kids in mind. We’re more than just a hospital; we’re a health system for kids. We have a great opening and would love to see your application! We are looking for Experienced Nurses! 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. 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, 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 : Ctr Neuroscience & Behav Med Regular / Temporary : R (Regular) Position Status : FT - Full-Time Shift : Variable Work Schedule : day/eve/night evey other WNK Job Posting : Oct 18, 2019, 9:37:32 AM
Nov 19, 2019