Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Clinical Nurse - Department: Medicine/Diabetes

    Job Title
    Clinical Nurse - Department: Medicine/Diabetes
    Job ID
    27556591
    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 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, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan)
    100% free tuition to attend Howard University for you and/or your dependent children
     

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