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PICU Short-term Contract Nurse

Georgetown University Hospital

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PICU Short-term Contract Nurse at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

PICU Short-term Contract Nurse

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, C5-2



Contact: Ashley Reil

PICU Short-term Contract Nurse


MedStar Georgetown is currently seeking an experienced Pediatric ICU Nurse for:

·       Three-month (13 week), in-house contract position

·       Premium hourly rate with differential

·       Option for renewal of contract

·       Option to convert to staff following completion of contract


To qualify for this position, you must have at least 2 years of recent PICU nursing experience. As a PICU Short-term Contract Nurse, you will be assigned to C5-2 Pediatric ICU, but will be required to float to: C5-1 Transplant Center for Children, C5-3 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/EMU and NICU CCN2 - NICU Step-down. You may also be required to float to the Pediatric Sedation Department.


Below is an overview of the schedule for this position:

·         50/50  Day/Night

·         50% Weekend

·         Required to work a minimum of 36 hours per week

·         Every other holiday

·         Eligible for one week unpaid leave every four months


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 all applicable laws and regulations and Medstar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.


EDUCATION AND OR TRAINING REQUIRED: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing; Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing preferred


LICENSURE AND OR CERTIFICATION: Current D.C. license as a Registered Professional Nurse; certification in Basic Life Support.  Certification in specialty or related specialty preferred.

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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