Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Registered Nurse, Women and Infant Services, Full Time

    Job Title
    Registered Nurse, Women and Infant Services, Full Time
    Job ID
    27689850
    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 Labor & Delivery, NICU or Postpartum 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. 

    Full Time Days and Nights shifts are available, with every other weekend rotation (7a-7p or 7p-7a), three 12-hour shifts per week.

    The Clinical Registered 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:

    • 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.
    • Other certification may be required based on the needs of each unit.
    • 12 months experience in acute care/hospital-based Registered Nursing required.

     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
     

    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

    Registered Nurse licensure in DC
    BLS through American Heart Association
    ASN required, BSN preferred
    Other certifications may be required based on the needs of each department
    Units available: Labor and Delivery, NICU, Postpartum

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