Nurses Defining Medicine - Operating Room (Bridge)
The nurses in the Operating Department of the George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) are Defining Medicine through their capacity to think, research, discover, evaluate, teach, learn, refine, and innovate. We are seeking newly license or bridge RNs for our Operating Room Unit who want to work in an environment which fosters positive patient outcomes through a collaborative practice model and evidence-based nursing practice. The George Washington University Hospital is a Level I Trauma Teaching Hospital. GW Hospital was recently ranked as one of the "Best Hospitals in DC" by US News and World Report. A helipad opened in 2019, which expedites care to the critically ill or injured. The hospital seeks applicants with a strong sense of social responsibility to match the hospital's commitment to the DC/Metro community. New hospital in DC's East End, Primary and Urgent care development in the surrounding area. Visit gwhospital.com for more information.
NURSE RESIDENCY PROGRAM- AORN PERIOP 101
The GWU Hospital AORN Periop 101 residency program is based on the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Perioperative 101. It is innovatively designed to provide intense post-graduate training for newly license nurses. The paid 24-week program combines blended learning of didactic, skills practice, eLearning and clinical rotations (circulating and scrubbing) in an acute care setting. The preceptors are selected by the Operating Room Educator in conjunction with the new interns. The interns and preceptor spend time together reviewing behavior, interpersonal and basic medical surgical knowledge. Upon completion, the newly license nurses are equipped with the knowledge and skill set typically found in a more experienced staff nurse. The program also includes monthly classes, debriefing sessions, an evidence based project, and Nurse Residency Coordinator oversight.
Operating Room Department
Level 1 Trauma Center with 17 ORs, Hybrid Suite and Ambulatory Surgical Center (5 Suites) providing a comprehensive range of adult surgical specialties. There are many opportunities for growth with our Clinical Nurse Advancement Program (CNAP), shared governance committees, and unit based practice councils where your voice can make a difference.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Provide individual, patient-centered approach to patients with a wide range of diagnoses.
Ensure safe and sterile field by monitoring the overall environment of the OR.
Collaborate care with multi-disciplinary teams to provide safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy.
Maintain strong and open communication skills.
Opportunity for career advancement with our clinical progression ladder.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
Earn the recognition and support you deserve as a key member of our healthcare team.
$100 monthly commuter subsidy
$1,000 annual certification bonus
Challenging and rewarding work environment with advanced technological systems, processes and practice
Significant opportunities to grow and develop through job-related training, continuing education, and mobility up
Competitive compensation and generous benefits, including 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, and excellent medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plan
Shared Governance Model
Clinical Nurse Advancement Program with monetary reward
WHAT WE EXPECT OF YOU
Passion to treat a diverse and acutely ill population:
Graduate of an NLN or AACN accredited RN program; BSN preferred.
BLS certification by AHA or ARC
DC license or eligibility
Must successfully pass any pre-employment assessment(s) required by the facility
Commitment to our culture that Every Moment Matters
Employees at the George Washington University Hospital are Defining Medicine through their capacity to think, study, research, discover, evaluate, teach, learn, refine and innovate. How will you define medicine? GW Hospital is looking for dedicated professionals living in DC, Maryland, northern Virginia and the surrounding region who share our vision and values. We give our employees with the tools to achieve these goals by providing advanced technological systems, processes and practice; performance improvement and patient safety standards to foster positive patient outcomes; a collaborative practice model; evidence-based nursing practice; and education and development programs to support recruitment and retention. GW Hospital is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS). UHS is one of the largest and most innovative healthcare management companies in the nation.