RN BRIDGE- OPERATING ROOM (FULL TIME)

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Location
Washington, District of Columbia
Posted
Nov 07, 2020
Closes
Dec 07, 2020
Ref
62026
Function
Administrative
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Responsibilities

Nurses Defining Medicine – Operating Room (Bridge)

The nurses in the Operating Department of the George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) are Defining Medicine through their capacity to think, research, discover, evaluate, teach, learn, refine, and innovate. We are seeking newly license or bridge RNs for our Operating Room Unit who want to work in an environment which fosters positive patient outcomes through a collaborative practice model and evidence-based nursing practice. The George Washington University Hospital is a Level I Trauma Teaching Hospital. GW Hospital was recently ranked as one of the “Best Hospitals in DC” by US News and World Report. A helipad opened in 2019, which expedites care to the critically ill or injured. The hospital seeks applicants with a strong sense of social responsibility to match the hospital's commitment to the DC/Metro community. New hospital in DC's East End, Primary and Urgent care development in the surrounding area. Visit gwhospital.com for more information.

NURSE RESIDENCY PROGRAM- AORN PERIOP 101

The GWU Hospital AORN Periop 101 residency program is based on the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Perioperative 101. It is innovatively designed to provide intense post-graduate training for newly license nurses. The paid 24-week program combines blended learning of didactic, skills practice, eLearning and clinical rotations (circulating and scrubbing) in an acute care setting. The preceptors are selected by the Operating Room Educator in conjunction with the new interns. The interns and preceptor spend time together reviewing behavior, interpersonal and basic medical surgical knowledge. Upon completion, the newly license nurses are equipped with the knowledge and skill set typically found in a more experienced staff nurse. The program also includes monthly classes, debriefing sessions, an evidence based project, and Nurse Residency Coordinator oversight.

Operating Room Department

Level 1 Trauma Center with 17 ORs, Hybrid Suite and Ambulatory Surgical Center (5 Suites) providing a comprehensive range of adult surgical specialties. There are many opportunities for growth with our Clinical Nurse Advancement Program (CNAP), shared governance committees, and unit based practice councils where your voice can make a difference .

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Provide individual, patient-centered approach to patients with a wide range of diagnoses.
  • Ensure safe and sterile field by monitoring the overall environment of the OR.
  • Collaborate care with multi-disciplinary teams to pr ovide safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy.
  • Maintain strong and open communication skills.
  • Opportunity for career advancement with our clinical progression ladder.


Qualifications

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

Earn the recognition and support you deserve as a key member of our healthcare team.

  • $100 monthly commuter subsidy
  • $1,000 annual certification bonus
  • Certification reimbursement
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment with advanced technological systems, processes and practice
  • Significant opportunities to grow and develop through job-related training, continuing education , and mobility up
  • Competitive compensation and generous benefits, including 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, and excellent medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plan
  • Shared Governance Model
  • Clinical Nurse Advancement Program with monetary reward
  • Relocation assistance


WHAT WE EXPECT OF YOU

Passion to treat a diverse and acutely ill population:

  • Graduate of an NLN or AACN accredited RN program; BSN preferred.
  • BLS certification by AHA or ARC
  • DC license or eligibility
  • Must successfully pass any pre-employment assessment(s) required by the facility
  • Commitment to our culture that Every Moment Matters
  • Commitment to the surrounding community

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