Registered Nurse Medical Surgical Neurosciences PRN - Relocation Offered!
Company: MEDSTAR HEALTH
Posted on: May 16, 2022
About MedStar Georgetown's Neuroscience Specialty UnitC5-2 is a
15-bed Neuroscience Telemetry Specialty Unit. It is one of MedStar
Georgetown's three inpatient Neurological/Neurosurgical Units which
are part of our nationally renowned Neurosciences Center of
Excellence. C5-2 was the first unit in Washington, DC and the 22nd
in the entire United States to receive the AMSN PRISM Award!C5-2
nurses care for postoperative adult neurosurgical patients with
brain and spine disorders. The nurses also provide care to
neurological patients, including Multiple Sclerosis patients who
may require intravenous immunoglobulin treatment or
chemotherapy.C5-2 nurses participate in daily interdisciplinary
rounds, working collaboratively with all members of the healthcare
team to provide high-quality, patient-centered, specialty care.
They are very engaged, participating in Shared Governance on the
unit-level and Collaborative Governance throughout the hospital.
The quality of care provided on C6-2 is exceptionally high; the
unit has gone over three years without a CLABSI. Nurses joining
C5-2 participate in focused neuroscience classes in addition to an
individualized orientation on the unit.General Summary of
Position:The incumbent in this position is responsible for
providing competent professional nursing care using the nursing
process. These functions are performed in accordance with all
applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University
Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and
- EDUCATION/TRAINING: Graduate of an accredited School of
Nursing; Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing preferred
- EXPERIENCE: To meet unit criteria, at least two (2) years
recent acute care experience in the relevant patient care
- LICENSE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Current D.C. license as a
Registered Professional Nurse; certification in Basic Life Support.
Certification in specialty or related specialty preferred.
- KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Ability to perform the nursing
technologies. Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to set priorities and work under stress. Consideration will
be given to an appropriate combination of education/training and
experience.Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
- PRACTICE and QUALITY
- Provides relationship-based care that promotes continuous,
consistent, efficient and accountable delivery of nursing care
using the nursing process.
- Demonstrates professional practice utilizing the framework of
the professional practice model and is grounded in a culture of
safety and quality.
- COMMUNICATION and COLLABORATION
- Communicates and collaborates with inter-professional groups to
ensure coordination, continuity and safe care.
- Communicates verbal information and documents written and
electronic information that reflects the planned and delivered care
- Supports and contributes to the unit, department and
organizational goals inclusive of the mission, vision and
- Demonstrates advocacy and support on behalf of
inter-professional teams and patients.
- Delegates and supervises nursing staff in providing patient
care and assumes leadership roles, e.g., charge nurserole.
Participates in the development and implementation of quality
- PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
- Serves as a preceptor or mentor.
- Participates in professional development activities.
- Incorporates evidence-based practice and research into patient
- Performs other duties and responsibilities that are appropriate
to the position and area. The above responsibilities are a general
description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this
classification and is not to be considered as all-inclusive.About
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital:MedStar Georgetown
University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and
research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington,
D.C. Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis-caring for
the whole person-MedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a
variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a
trusting and compassionate environment.MedStar Georgetown's centers
of excellence include neurosciences, transplant, cancer and
gastroenterology. Along with Magnet - nurses, internationally
recognized physicians, advanced research and cutting-edge
technologies, MedStar Georgetown's healthcare professionals have a
reputation for medical excellence and leadership.About MedStar
Health MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality
care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while
advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation
and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians
work in a variety of settings across our health system, including
10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the
largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly
respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the
medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for
more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the
next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education
and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health
offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal
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