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New Graduate Nurse Residency, PICU/Pediatrics Unit (February 2020 Start Date) job

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A not-for-profit academic teaching hospital - MedStar Georgetown University Hospital offers acute-care teaching and research facilities in the field of neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry, gastroenterology, transplant, and vascular surgery. The hospital was established as part of Georgetown University in 1898 staffed by the Sisters of St. Francis. Expanding operations, the hospital then moved to its current location at Reservoir Road NW, Washington, D.C., United States in 1930. The residency, fellowship programs, and clinical trials are administered by Georgetown University Medical Center, equipped with over 600 beds, offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment. The hospital is well decorated with numerous awards from the National Cancer Institute, and numerous mentions in Newsweek. The hospital is frequently in need of expansion, requiring qualified individuals to add to its 4500 plus associates, offering a benefits package for everyone in the MedStar Health family.

Job Description

Now is your time.

Ready to launch your nursing career at the only hospital in the DC metro area to achieve Magnet designation four times You're in luck! MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is currently accepting applications for the Vizient/American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Nurse Residency ProgramTM.

We're leading the way in nursing excellenceand you can join us.

Our year-long New Graduate Nurse Residency program provides the mentoring and support you need to transition from student to professional nurse. You'll attend monthly seminars and learning activities, formulate an individual professional development plan, and complete an evidence-based practice project related to a unit specialty of your choice.

Once your three to six month unit-based orientation is complete, you'll begin a minimum two-year, full-time commitment with your unit at MedStar Georgetown. By working at one of the country's top hospitals, you'll establish a strong professional foundation.

Learn from the best.

MedStar Georgetown was the first hospital in the nation's capital to be granted Magnet status by the American Nurses Credentialing Centeran honor given to fewer than eight percent of hospitals across the country.

What does our Magnet status mean for you? Our nurses rate their job satisfaction and sense of professional empowerment more highly than those at non-Magnet hospitals. This is an opportunity to join a workplace recognized for our positive work environment, clinical excellence, and many professional development opportunities.

Requirements

The New Graduate Nurse Residency, beginning February 17, 2020, is intended for Fall/Winter 2019 graduates of accredited BSN programs. Spring/Summer 2019 BSN graduates will also be considered. This selective program is open only to candidates with a GPA of 3.2 or higher, so please list your GPA in your resume or cover letter.

Admission Process

Interested? Submit your online application.

Once your application is in, you will be prompted to complete an online Nursing Career Battery. You have 48 hours to complete the test. If you do not finish the test within this window, your application will not be consideredso don't delay!

Candidates who complete the Nursing Career Battery and meet minimum requirements may be contacted for an interview. At the interview, you will be asked to submit:

  • Official transcript (cumulative GPA: >3.2)
  • Two clinical faculty reference letters on official university letterhead
  • Copy of current signed CPR card, both front and back (or eCard)
  • Employer reference (if you have worked as a Nurse Technician/Extern/CNA/Care Partner)

Learn more

  • Get more details. https://www.medstargeorgetown.org/for-healthcare-professionals/nursing/build-your-career-here/next-generation-of-nurses/
  • Explore our units. https://www.medstargeorgetown.org/for-healthcare-professionals/nursing/our-service-lines/explore-our-units/

About MedStar Georgetown University Hospital:
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, D.C.

Our healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership. As the first hospital in Washington, D.C. to achieve Magnet Recognition, we have demonstrated our excellence in nursing care, innovative professional nursing practice, and nursing satisfaction.

Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis, or caring for the whole person, we are committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment. Our mission is what sets us apartand makes MedStar Georgetown a special place to work.

General Summary of Position:
A nurse is responsible for providing competent professional nursing care using the nursing process. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING REQUIRED: Graduation from an accredited Baccalaureate School of Nursing.

LICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATION: 1) must be waiting for results of NCLEX exam (first sitting) already taken; OR 2) must have set a NCLEX exam date (first sitting) within 2 months of GUH hire/start date OR 3) must have successfully completed the NCLEX and is awaiting DC Nursing Licensure. No Graduate Nurse Technician can be in this classification if they have already failed boards, or if they do not set a NCLEX exam date within two months after hire/start. BLS required.

EXPERIENCE: Previous experience as a nursing assistant or nurse tech desired. Satisfactory references from the school of nursing attended.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Ability to perform the nursing technologies. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to set priorities and work under stress.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

PRACTICE & QUALITY

Provides relationship-based care that promotes continuous, consistent, efficient and accountable delivery of nursing care using the nursing process.

Demonstrates professional practice utilizing the framework of the professional practice model and is grounded in a culture of safety and quality.

COMMUNICATION & COLLABORATION

Communicates and collaborates with inter-professional groups to ensure coordination, continuity and safe care.

Communicates verbal information and documents written and electronic information that reflects the planned and delivered care for patients.

LEADERSHIP

Supports and contributes to the unit, department and organizational goals inclusive of the mission, vision and values.

Demonstrates advocacy and support on behalf of inter-professional teams and patients.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Participates in professional development activities.

Incorporates evidence-based practice and research into patient care delivery.

About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

TASKS

  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
  • Administer medications to patients and monitor patients for reactions or side effects.
  • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Computers and ElectronicsKnowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • MathematicsKnowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • BiologyKnowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
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MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

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3800 Reservoir Rd. NwWashington, DC, 20007and others

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1898

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