Responsibilities POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of unit/department based nursing educational initiatives to ensure the provision of high quality, cost-effective patient care. This position is filled by an advanced practice nurse who, as a result of educational and in-depth clinical experience in designated area of specialty nursing, possesses the advanced knowledge and necessary clinical skills to provide unit/department based nursing education, orientation, and on-boarding; applies expert knowledge to act as a change agent, role model and leader for quality nursing care; guides nurses on the care of patients within the specific patient population; ensures quality focused and cost-effective education and care delivery outcomes; utilizes theory, research, evidenced-based research and guidelines, and specialized knowledge to plan care for the specific patient population; collaborates to enhance quality of care; interprets, evaluates and communicates research findings; and participates in continuous quality improvement activities. Qualifications POSITION REQUIREMENTS REQUIRES A DEGREE IN NURSING Education/Qualification BSN or MSN required
Master's Degree in Nursing or Education or equivalent training and experience (candidates with current enrollment in such a Master s program will be taken into consideration)
Experience as an educator and recent acute care healthcare employment required.
Certification in specialty required within 1 year from start date Minimum of three years of direct-care nursing experience Managerial experience preferred Skills
Effective communication skills, both verbal and written Effective interpersonal skills Ability to maintain confidentiality Ability to adapt to multiple and changing priorities This opportunity offers the following:
- Challenging and rewarding work environment
- Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
- Competitive Compensation
- Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
- 401k plan with company match
The mission of George Washington University Hospital is to provide the highest quality healthcare, advanced medical technology, and world-class service to its patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.
GW Hospital is a 395-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC, next to the Foggy Bottom metro. GW Hospital serves a diverse group of patients-from residents to our nation's leaders. As an academic Level I Trauma Center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. US News and World Report has recognized GW Hospital as high performing in the specialties of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Urology, Stroke, COPD, Cardiac, Kidney, Lung Cancer. GW Hospital is the only DC hospital awarded the LeapFrog B for quality and safety. GW Hospital is growing, with plans to open a new hospital in 2024, along with free-standing emergency centers, urgent-care centers, and outpatient procedural care centers.
GW Hospital is owned and operated by Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $13.4 billion in 2022. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 94,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network, and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.
EEO Statement: All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.
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