Registered Nurse I (New Graduate Nurse) 4 Main Medical Unit (Jul/Aug start)

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The 12-month Pediatric Nurse Residency Program, also known as our Transition to Practice Program (TPP), is designed to provide the nurse resident with an opportunity to transition into the role of a professional nurse under the guidance and support of our clinical nursing staff, nurse educators and program facilitators.
The program includes a Human Resources orientation, a Unit-Based orientation, and acute and critical care tracks.
The acute and critical care tracks include curricula designed to augment the learning experience for the nurse resident through professional development and to achieve the overall goals of the program. The acute care track includes nurse residents from inpatient acute care, radiology, psychiatry and peri-operative services. The critical care track includes nurse residents from the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department (at Sheikh Zayed Campus and United Medical Center).
***** ***** Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., celebrates 150 years of pediatric care, research, and commitment to community. Today, 150 years stronger, it is among the nation’s top 10 children’s hospitals. It is ranked No.5 ***** Hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. ***** ***** has been designated three times in a row as a Magnet® hospital, demonstrating the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty care locations in the D.C. metropolitan area, including Maryland and Virginia. ***** ***** is home to the ***** ***** Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation and is the nation’s seventh-highest NIH-funded children’s hospital. It is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional, and ***** levels.
The 4 Main Medical Unit is a fast pace 22 bed unit that provides patient-family-centered care to acute and chronically ill infants, children and adolescents. These children have a wide variety of medical diagnosis to include RSV, Bronchiolitis, Asthma, Pneumonia, Croup, Kawasaki, Hyperbilirubinemia, s/p T& A, Lymphadenitis, Cellulitis and Gastroenteritis. The average length of stay is 12 to 72 hours. Therefore, a multidisciplinary collaboration among the medical teams and nursing staff is vital to delivering safe care.
All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, ***** and specialty nursing standards, ***** ***** 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. ***** ***** supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large.

Roles Responsibility
Contribute to MagnetTM re-designation, Demonstrate critical thinking skills, Recognize need to escalate patient care issues, Utilize accurate handoff, Work cohesively with ancillary staff, Cooperate in the implementation of change, Demonstrate empathy, Complete all mandatory education and regulatory requirements, Participate in nursing practice enhancement activities, Support department goals, Gather patient data, Demonstrate clinical skills, Develop assessment and prioritization skills, Complete documentation accurately, Plan proactively for educational needs, Demonstrate caring in patient encounters, Speak up against unsafe behavior, Promote safety, Maintain awareness of specialty area changes, Partner in the organization's mission, Demonstrate personal and professional integrity, Maintain confidentiality, Respond to customer needs, Demonstrate collaborative behavior, Contribute to a positive work environment, Identify improvement opportunities, Make appropriate decisions, Use resources efficiently
Desired Qualification
ASN Associate of Science in Nursing, BSN Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Type
Full Time
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