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Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, Nights

Howard University Hospital
Crystal, VA
Closing date
Apr 18, 2024

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Nursing, Ambulatory Care, General Nursing
Organization Type
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 nations 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 for our Emergency Department who will embrace our rich and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someones life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

The 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 the 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:

Associate's 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 and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certification.
TNCC within 1 year of employment.
At least 18 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)
HRSA Loan Forgiveness available

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.


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