Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Clinical Nurse - 5 West - Neuro/Spine/Brain Unit - All Shifts

    Job Title
    Clinical Nurse - 5 West - Neuro/Spine/Brain Unit - All Shifts
    Job ID
    27418362
    Location
    Washington,  DC 20060
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    Description

    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire a Clinical Nurse for our Neuro/Stroke/Brain Unit.

    This position provides and assures patient centered, cost efficient, safe, culturally competent, linguistically sensitive and quality care by adhering to evidence based practice; continuously assesses, diagnoses, plans, implements and evaluates outcomes; follows hospital, Nurse Practice Act, District of Columbia Board of Nursing, accrediting and regulatory agency regulations regarding standards of care.

    The Clinical Nurse:

    • Demonstrates competency in clinical skills, bedside manner, infection control, physiological knowledge, administering medication, medical teamwork, multi-tasking, listening, verbal communication, health promotion and maintenance.
    • Ability to apply critical thinking skills. Demonstrates willingness to learn. Knowledge of professional nursing and biopsychosocial principles, theories, concepts, and their adaptation to nursing practice.
    • Knowledge of pharmacology of various drugs and their therapeutic and adverse actions and complications. Competence in both oral and written English.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious work relationships with staff, physicians, Hospital and University officials, and the general public.

    Qualified candidates will possess:

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
    • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the District of Columbia.
    • Maintains active American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification
    • At least 12 months of clinical experience in acute care nursing.

    At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

    • Work-life balance
    • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, and sick leave and 403B retirement plan)
    • 100% free tuition to attend Howard University for you and/or your dependent children

       

     

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