RN - Anacostia Pediatric Clinic 8a-8p/Some Saturdays - (180002J1)
Our Children's Health
Center Anacostia Clinic seeks experienced RN candidates with at least 1-2 years
of experience. PEDS experience helpful.
The clinic has received
the National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home
(PCMH) Recognition, which reflects its commitment to patient-centered,
coordinated care that supports access, communication and patient involvement.
The Anacostia Clinic
provides care for children and adolescents from birth to 21 years of age. Services available:
· Physical exams, early developmental testing, and
· Diagnosis and treatment of illnesses
· Care for children with special needs and ongoing
· Health education
· Nutritional support and counseling
· WIC-special supplemental food program for women,
infants and children ages 1-5
· Follow-up care after hospitalizations
· Help with Medicaid applications
· Referrals to Children's National specialty
· Prescription refills
· Will complete school and daycare health forms
· Lactation Services
Health System, based in Washington, DC, has been serving the nation’s children
since 1870. Children’s National is ranked in the top 20 in every specialty
evaluated by U.S. News & World Report; one of only four children’s
hospitals in the nation to earn this distinction. Designated a Leapfrog Group
Top Hospital and a two-time recipient of Magnet® status, this pediatric
academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based
primary care network and specialty outpatient centers. Home to the Children’s
Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical
Innovation, Children’s National is one of the nation’s top NIH-funded pediatric
institutions. Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and
innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through
advocacy at the local, regional and national levels.
Children's National is
the leading provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC, area. Our team of
6,000+ employees provides world-class care in a warm and caring environment
designed with kids in mind. Children’s National is a Magnet® designated
hospital and is consistently ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in
America by U.S.News and World Report.
We’re more than just a
hospital; we’re a health system for kids. From our main hospital to our
outpatient centers and primary care facilities, we are dedicated to serving
children’s health needs in any illness or injury.
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
wellbeing of the community at large.
Qualifications Minimum Education
Specific Requirements and Preferences
Graduate from an approved school of nursing. (Preferred)
Minimum Work Experience
Specific Requirements and Preferences
RN experience (Required)
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
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: Goldberg - MLK 3029 MLK Jr Avenue SE Washington 20032
Organization: Goldberg Cntr Cmnty Ped HlthRegular / Temporary: R (Regular)Position Status: FT - Full-TimeShift: VariableWork Schedule: Mon-Thurs 8am-8:30pm Fri-Sat 8am-4:30pm
Job Posting: Dec 23, 2020, 2:48:58 PM