Registered Nurse I (New Graduate Nurse) – Neuroscience Unit (Jul/Aug 2024 start)

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Unit Info: NeuroScience Unit (NSU): 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

Residency Info: 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.
***** ***** Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., celebrates 150 years of pediatric care, research, and commitment to community. Today, 150 years stronger, it is ranked No.5 ***** Hospital as ranked by U.S. News & World Report. ***** ***** is transforming pediatric medicine for all children. In 2021, the ***** ***** Research & Innovation Campus opened, the first in the nation dedicated to pediatric research. ***** ***** 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.
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 Magnet™ re-designation, Demonstrate critical thinking skills, Recognize need to escalate patient care issues, Utilize accurate handoff process
Desired Qualification
N/A
Type
Full Time
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