Registered Nurse II (Experienced Critical Care RNs Only) – CICU, NICU, PICU or Critical Care Float Pool; up to $25,000 Bonus

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“The nurses at ***** ***** are crafting ‘their story’ every day as they define and establish a foundation to lead and transform care for patients and families, achieve professional mastery, demonstrate exemplary patient care and excel in nursing research and innovation toward the advancement of pediatric nursing.”

– Linda Talley, M.S., R.N., NE-BC, F.A.A.N., Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer

Evergreen Requisition – Based on experience, applicants will be matched to appropriate open positions in critical care.

***** ***** Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., was established in 1870 to help every child grow up stronger. Today, it is the No. 5 children’s hospital in the nation. It is ranked No. 1 for newborn care for the sixth straight year and ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. ***** ***** is transforming pediatric medicine for all children. The ***** ***** Research & Innovation Campus opened in 2021, a first-of-its-kind pediatric hub dedicated to developing new and better ways to care for kids. ***** ***** 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. 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. As a non-profit, ***** ***** relies on generous donors to help ensure that every child receives the care they need.

In our state-of-the-art Cardiac ICU, our team of pediatric heart specialists is dedicated to saving and improving the lives of our most vulnerable patients.

We designed our 26 bed Cardiac ICU around a dual philosophy: a high-tech environment with a family-friendly feel. We believe that both of these aspects of our Cardiac ICU are vital to our patients’ well-being and long-term health.

The CICU staff includes an integrated cardiac team with all sub-specialists readily available and accessible. The unit-based staff includes a dedicated pharmacist, respiratory therapist, social worker, nurses, as well as physicians from the divisions of anesthesiology, critical care medicine, cardiology and cardiac surgery. ***** CICU is home to an Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) center of excellence for ECMO services in children. The CICU also has VAD (Ventricular Assist Device) and heart transplant programs.

The NICU at ***** ***** is proud to be #1 in the nation.

***** ***** Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a 70 bed Level IV NICU. Care is delivered to infants and families transported from approximately 40 regional community hospitals in three states. The patient ages typically range from 23 weeks gestation to 37 weeks gestation, term infants and older children with multiple disease processes. Comprehensive services include medical-surgical care for infants with conditions including but not limited to pre-maturity, genetic disorders, pulmonary disorders and cardiac disorders. The unit also provides for the inter-hospital transportation of infants as well as ECMO services.

In 1975, ***** ***** Hospital opened one of the first intensive care units dedicated for children in the United States. While advances in technology have changed the look of our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), an enduring hallmark of our care is an emphasis on comfort for patients and compassion for the entire family.

The PICU is a state-of-the-art 50 bed unit designed with the family in mind. In addition to creating a child-friendly environment, there are special waiting and resting areas for families to enable them to stay near their child. Our team offers the most current therapies for cardiac, pulmonary, and neurologic injury. ***** was one of the first pediatric hospitals to use the CereTom Portable CT Scanner, which delivers high-resolution images that help diagnose head and neck injuries.

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently awarded the ***** ***** Pediatric Intensive Care Unit with a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence. The three-year award marks an important milestone on the path to exceptional patient care and achieving a healthy work environment. The silver-level designation signifies continuous learning and effective systems to achieve optimal patient care and shows alignment practices with AACN’s six Healthy Work Environment Standards.

***** ***** serves as the primary referral center in the Washington, DC region for pediatric emergency, trauma, cardiac, and critical care. Annually, the PICU treats more than 1,500 patients with a wide variety of conditions from across the United States and abroad, including:

Cardiac disease
Genetic disorders
Multiple organ failure
Pulmonary disease
Traumatic injury
Traumatic burn injury

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, Communicate to reflect plan of care, Independently initiate issue escalation, Demonstrate proper hand off processes, Demonstrate collegial relationships, Implement change support, Role model empathetic behavior, Maintain regulatory requirements, Attend mandatory education, Role model professional behavior, Demonstrate clinical skills, Role model organizational skills, Demonstrate caring in all encounters, Speak up for safety, Continuously validate information, Actively promote safety, Identify ways to improve operations, Identify self learning needs, Ensure evidence-based care, Partner in the organization's mission, Committed to diversity, Demonstrate integrity, Maintain confidentiality, Anticipate customer needs, Demonstrate collaborative behavior, Partner with team members, Demonstrate flexibility, Identify opportunities for improvement, Use resources efficiently
Desired Qualification
BSN Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Type
Full Time
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