Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Registered Nurse, Wound Care, Days

    Job Title
    Registered Nurse, Wound Care, Days
    Job ID
    Washington,  DC 20060
    Other Location
    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 full time Clinical Registered Nurse in Wound Care who will embrace our rich 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. 

    This full time position requires 8-hour day shifts Monday-Friday, 7:30 am- 4:00 pm. No weekends.

    The Registered Nurse:
    • Interacts with staff, physicians, patients and their families, other healthcare providers, Hospital and University officials, and the general public.
    • Provides direct patient care as prescribed by the provider or delegation from the Nursing Leaders.
    • Observes patient’s response and wound status, reporting any changes to the primary registered nurse or supervising physician, according to facility or agency guidelines.
    • Participates and reinforces education to patients, family members/caregivers, and facility/agency staff that is consistent with the established care plan for preventative measures, interventions, and individualized patient treatments
    • Assumes other duties and responsibilities that are related and appropriate to the position and area.  The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and are not to be considered as all-inclusive.

    Qualified candidates will possess:

    • Bachelors Degree in Nursing required
    • Current licensure as an RN in the District of Columbia.
    • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support BLS certification.
    • At least 12 months RN hospital-based acute care experience in Wound Care. No certification required, training available.
    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)
    • 100 % free tuition for employees and their dependent children after 1 and 2 years respectively

    COVID-19 Vaccination: 

    Howard University Hospital requires all external applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment.  External Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and, if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a designated Howard University Hospital location. 



    Required Skills

    - Current licensure as an RN in the District of Columbia.
    Wound Care Nurse Certification (WCC, WOCN, WCN-C), or exam taken within 6 months.
    - Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)certification.
    - At least 12 months of experience in providing wound care management.

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