Clinical Nurse I
EXPERIENCED NURSES ONLY!!! General Medicine – 4 Bles
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's 4 Bles is a 20-bed General Medicine Unit, offering continuous pulse oximetry. The Clinical Nurses on 4 Bles provide expert care for patients with complex, multisystem diagnoses. Their professional experience, compassion and excellent communication skills ensure that all patients receive world-class care. 4 Bles is notable for its incredible diversity, both among the staff and patient population, and the Clinical Nurses pride themselves on the culturally competent care that they provide. Representatives from 4 Bles also led the implementation of the Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) Program. After a pilot on two medical units, it was expanded throughout the Division of Nursing.
As a Clinical Nurse on 4 Bles, you would work closely with representatives from many teams to provide exceptional, coordinated, interdisciplinary care. Over 75% of the eligible Clinical Nurses on 4 Bles are certified, demonstrating their commitment to professional development. The Clinical Manager and Clinical Educator facilitate this ongoing professional development through support, coaching and mentoring.
Two years of Medical/Surgical Nurse experience required.
BSN Preferred. Will consider candidates enrolled in a BSN program.
Certification is highly desirable.
Three 12-hour shifts
Self-scheduling, 6-week schedules
Full-time Night Shift or Rotating Shifts available (maximum of 50% nights and 50% weekends)
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The incumbent in this position is responsible for providing competent professional nursing care using the nursing process. These functions are performed in accordance with the District of Columbia Nurse Practice Act and all other applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards. EDUCATION AND OR TRAINING REQUIRED: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. LICENSURE AND OR CERTIFICATION: Current D.C. license as a Registered Professional Nurse; current Basic Life Support (BLS). EXPERIENCE: To meet unit criteria. SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Ability to perform the nursing technologies. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to set priorities and work under stress.