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Full Time RN - ICU (Nights) DC

Company: The George Washington University Hospital
Location: Washington
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:


$25,000 SIGN ON BONUS for 2+ years of ICU / CCU experience

$10,000 SIGN ON BONUS for less than 18 month of ICU experience

Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) / Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) Registered Nurse

Full Time - Days/Nights (Varies)

Are you a dedicated and experienced Registered Nurse with a passion for providing exceptional care to patients in critical conditions? The George Washington University Hospital is seeking a compassionate Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) / Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) Nurse to join our dynamic healthcare team. In this role, you will play a pivotal role in caring for patients recovering from cardiovascular and thoracic surgeries. If you are committed to delivering high-quality patient care and thrive in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, we encourage you to apply.


Patient Care: Provide comprehensive nursing care to patients in the CVICU/CTICU, including monitoring vital signs, administering medications, and implementing physician orders.
Critical Thinking: Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care plans in collaboration with the healthcare team. Demonstrate critical thinking skills in managing complex medical and surgical conditions.
Multidisciplinary Collaboration: Work closely with physicians, cardiothoracic surgeons, anesthesiologists, respiratory therapists, and other healthcare professionals to ensure coordinated and effective patient care.
Monitoring: Utilize advanced monitoring equipment to assess and interpret cardiac rhythms, hemodynamic parameters, and other relevant data. Respond promptly to changes in patient status.
Patient and Family Education: Provide comprehensive education to patients and their families regarding postoperative care, medications, and potential complications. Offer emotional support and guidance during the recovery process.
Documentation: Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records, including nursing assessments, interventions, and outcomes.
Quality Improvement: Actively participate in quality improvement initiatives to enhance patient outcomes and contribute to the continuous improvement of nursing practices within the CVICU/CTICU.


Active state RN license or DC eligible
Graduate of an accredited nursing program with a current RN license.
BSN required, or to enroll and obtain within 3 years.
Min. 1 year full time experience or 2 years part time experience in Acute Care ICU settings
ATCN / TCAR certification within 1 year

RN Benefits, Special Incentives & Perks:

Generous Sign-On Bonus: Up to $25,000 as a sign-on bonus when you join our team.
Relocation Assistance: We offer a $3,000 relocation package to make your transition smoother.
Professional Development: Enjoy $500 annually to invest in your professional growth.
Education Allowance: Receive an annual $3,000 allowance to further your education.
Monthly Extra Shift Bonus: Get an additional $3,000 each month through our 4x4 incentive program.
Shift Differential: Earn an extra $4 to $8 per hour as a shift differential.
ECMO Special Differential: Earn an extra $12.50 per hour when you pick up an ECMO shift.
Certification Bonus: Receive a $1,000 bonus annually for maintaining your certifications.
Referral Bonus: Refer a fellow RN, and you'll get a $5,000 bonus.
Commuter Subsidy: We provide a monthly $100 commuter subsidy.
Paid Time Off: Enjoy 208 hours of paid time off annually. *(104 hours Part time)
Clinical Nurse Associate I Bonus: Enroll to become a Clinical Nurse Associate I and receive a $2,000 bonus in your first year.
Cutting-Edge Environment: Thrive in a challenging and rewarding work environment with advanced technological systems, processes, and best practices.
Employee Wellness: We are committed to your well-being through our sponsored programs by the Strategic Employee Engagement Council and GWU Wellness Center.
Diversity and Inclusion: Be a part of an inclusive and diverse environment, supported by the Diversity & Inclusion Council.
Retirement Savings: Benefit from our 401(k) plan with a company match of up to 6%.
Comprehensive Benefits: Enjoy excellent medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug plans.
Shared Governance: We follow a shared governance model that values your input and collaboration.
Flexible Scheduling: Say goodbye to mandatory overtime; schedule your shifts as you prefer.
Clinical Advancement: Join the L.E.A.R.N. Clinical Nurse Advancement Program, which includes monetary rewards.
Continuous Development: Grow and develop through job-related training, continuing education, and mobility opportunities within the UHS subsidiaries.
Flexible Paid Time Off: Opt to waive your PTO days and receive a 12% increase in your base rate. *(6% Part time)
Employee Discounts: Enjoy exclusive discounts and a wide array of additional perks.

We value our RNs and offer a comprehensive package to support your career growth, well-being, and work-life balance.

Nursing at GWUH: Nurses at GWUH identify as essential partners with providers, ancillary, and support staff in an academic medical center, that is Defining Medicine. Our professional RN staff seeks out best practice opportunities to enhance patient care through unit and system-based quality initiatives, Evidenced based practice projects and research. Recently, GWUH has embarked on the ANCC Magnet journey. This endeavor is fully supported by Senior administration and is evidenced by a commitment to supporting nurses engaged in Shared Governance, clinical ladder opportunities, financial support for advancing education, and certification. Our nurse leaders and staff are laser focused on exceptional patient outcomes and are defining healthcare for the 21st century.

About GWUH: The George Washington University Hospital (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 medical center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. This expertise includes cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, women's health, trauma, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery. https://www.gwhospital.com/

GW Hospital is jointly owned and operated by George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS). The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), adjacent to the hospital, is the 11th oldest medical center in the country and the first in the nation's capital.

The mission of GW 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.

United Health Services, Inc: 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. www.uhs.com

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.

Notice: At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo ail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

e recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo ail, etc. If you are suspicious

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