Washington D.C.
Aug 13, 2018
Aug 13, 2018
Full Time

Occasional travel - Some local travel may be required.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No


Minimum 3 years relevant experience.

• Licensed as a registered nurse in the District of Columbia, in good standing with the District of Columbia Board of Nursing
• Have and maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Healthcare Providers (including Infant/Child/Adult) through the American Heart Association (AHA) (Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification through AHA preferred)
• Ability to successfully complete a physical exam and tuberculosis test (at the incumbent’s expense) prior to employment and annually thereafter (current documentation may not be older than 12 months)
• Must be able to secure and maintain applicable security clearances
• Ability to meet minimum physical requirements
• Must be able to correctly utilize personal protective equipment during various tasks/activities. Personal protective equipment includes but is not limited to gloves, masks, safety glasses, and gowns.
• Ability to maintain consistent and reliable attendance required. Flexibility with scheduling and availability to work additional hours as needed.
• Experience and interest in working with sick or injured children (experience in pediatric nursing, community health, emergency care, and triage preferred)
• Knowledge of infant and child health and development
• Knowledge of health and safety standards for center-based child care settings.
• Ability to use clinical/medical equipment
• Ability to assess emergency situations and act accordingly
• Ability to work successfully independently and in teams.
• Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
• Ability to analyze problems and recommend appropriate solutions/changes.
• Ability to organize and plan effectively. Detail oriented with the ability to work under stress, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.
• Proficient in using varied information and automated office systems to include computers and mobile devices, MS Office, web-based systems, copier, phone, etc.
• Ability to communicate effectively with children, families, and other staff members orally and in writing
• Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with tact, as well as the ability to exercise judgement and discretion
• Ability to successfully complete and apply applicable training, technical and otherwise
• Ability to sustain a high level of energy and a positive, professional attitude

Graduate of an accredited nursing program. Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree and National Certified School Nurse credential preferred.

Hiring for this position is governed by the Veteran's Employment Opportunities Act. Applicants seeking veterans’ preference consideration should contact a CAO Human Resources representative at for further information.

Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check (or other applicable security clearance) and a pre-employment drug-test (pre-identified position only).

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Highly qualified candidates will be evaluated based on a structured interview.

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Drug test required No

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