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Clinical Nurse

Georgetown University Hospital


Location:
Washington, DC
Date:
15-12-2017
2017-12-152018-01-14
Job Code:
29639
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Clinical Nurse at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
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Clinical Nurse

Intermediate Thoracic/Telemetry Medical/Surgical Unit, C4-1

Regular Full-Time

29639

Contact: Ashley Reil

EXPERIENCED NURSES ONLY!!!

Intermediate Thoracic Medical-Surgical Unit - C4-1

C4-1 is a 19-bed adult Thoracic Medical-Surgical Intermediate Care Unit.  Clinical Nurses on C4-1 provide expert care for acutely ill patients who have a diverse range of medical and surgical diagnoses.  We provide care to patients after complex open and minimally invasive thoracic surgeries of the lung and esophagus.  Medical diagnoses include end-stage renal disease, end-stage liver failure, chest pain, cardiac arrhythmias, sepsis, CHF, COPD, and GI bleeds.  All beds are equipped to provide continuous cardiac and pulse oximetry monitoring. 

Experience, Education and Certification:

-          One year of acute, hospital-based nursing experience required

-          Two years of hospital-based cardiac telemetry nursing experience preferred, but willing to train

-          Intermediate Care or Step Down Units preferred

-          Experience with chest tubes, cardiac rhythm interpretation, anti-arrhythmic drips, and insulin drips is an asset

-          BSN preferred

-          PCCN certification preferred

Schedule:

-          Three 12 hour shifts per week

-          Six week schedules; Self-scheduling

-          Full-time Night Shift or Rotating Shifts (maximum 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. 

 

 

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