Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Clinical Nurse - Department: PACU (Days and Call RN)

    Job Title
    Clinical Nurse - Department: PACU (Days and Call RN)
    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 Registered Nurse in PACU 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.

    This full time position requires four 10-hour shifts with on-call, hours of 10:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

    ​​​​​​The Registered Nurse in PACU:

    • 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
    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
    • Certification in BLS and ACLS through American Heart Association (AHA).
    • PALS certification through AHA
    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

    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

    - A minimum 1 year experience in hospital-based acute care, preferably in post-anethesia, post-operative care
    - Advanced telemetry skills

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