Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Registered Nurse (RN) - Oncology/Hematology/Family Medicine

    Job Title
    Registered Nurse (RN) - Oncology/Hematology/Family Medicine
    Job ID
    27415130
    Location
    Washington,  DC 20060
    Other Location
    Description

    With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington DC area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment, with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.  
    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire a Leave of Registered Nurse (RN) who will embrace our reach and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference. 

    The Registered Nurse - Oncology/Hematology/Family Medicine: 

    • 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
    • Interact(s) with staff, physicians, patients and their families, other healthcare providers, Hospital and University officials, and the general public
    • Collaborates with patient/family and health care team to determine health goals and interventions and to revise plans of care as needed
    • Maintains awareness of the unit’s periodic statistics regarding core measures, nursing quality indicators, customer satisfaction measures, and actively participates in activities/behaviors that progressively improve the statistics
    • Provides nursing care consistent with the nursing practice standards, policies and procedures established by the unit, department, division, and institution, professional ethics and standards, and legal requirements. Serves in the role of charge nurse upon completion of the 6 month orientation period, and with approval by the nurse manager
    • Participates in unit performance improvement programs through ongoing design, assessment and measurement, and performance improvement activities
    • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements
    • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families. Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions

    Qualified candidates will possess:
     
    • Associates Degree Required
    • 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, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, CNOR preferred
    • At least 18 months 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, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan)

    Required Skills

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