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Registered Nurse (RN) - Behavioral Health - $38-53 per hour

Company: George Washington University Hospital
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

George Washington University Hospital is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Behavioral Health for a nursing job in WASHINGTON, Washington, DC.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Behavioral Health
  • Discipline: RN
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours
  • Employment Type: Staff
    Responsibilities
    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 Level I Trauma Center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. US News and World Report has recognized GW Hospital as high performing in the specialties of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Urology, Stroke, COPD, Cardiac, Kidney, Lung Cancer. - GW Hospital is the only DC hospital awarded the LeapFrog B for quality and safety. - GW Hospital is growing, with plans to open a new hospital in 2024, along with free-standing emergency centers, urgent-care centers, and outpatient procedural care centers. - -The mission of George Washington University 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. - -Job Title: Pre-Operative Registered Nurse (RN)
    Location: George Washington University HospitalOverview: As a Pre-Operative RN at George Washington University Hospital, you will play a critical role in preparing patients for surgical procedures with a focus on patient-centered care, professionalism, and efficiency. With at least 3 years of hospital experience and comfort in caring for multiple patients simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, you will ensure that patients receive safe, competent nursing care while upholding facility policies, standards, and the philosophy of patient-centered care.
    Qualifications
    Responsibilities: -
    • Greet patients and ensure their comfort and readiness for surgery.
    • Assist patients in changing into surgical gowns and prepare them for procedures.
    • Start intravenous (IV) lines and administer pre-procedure medications as ordered.
    • Complete pre-operative assessments, including obtaining vital signs and documenting patient information accurately.
    • Obtain surgical consent from patients and ensure all required signatures are obtained and witnessed.
    • Collaborate with OR nursing staff, anesthesia providers, and patient liaisons to ensure seamless coordination of care.
    • Demonstrate a commitment to patient-centered care principles in all nursing activities.
    • Adhere to Service Excellence standards at all times, ensuring a positive experience for patients and their families. -Requirements: -
      • Demonstrate a proven track record of commitment, with the ability to sustain employment for a minimum of two years. This requirement underscores our dedication to fostering long-term relationships with our team members and ensuring stability within our organization.
      • Graduate of an accredited or NLN-approved RN program.
      • ACLS certification (or obtained within three months of employment).
      • BLS certification.
      • Current state nursing license.
      • Must successfully pass any pre-employment assessment(s) required by the facility.
      • Preferably five years of experience in acute care or pre-operative setting, or equivalent.
      • Demonstrated track record of commitment, with the ability to sustain employment for a minimum of two years. -Skills:
        • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
        • Effective interpersonal skills.
        • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
        • Ability to adapt to multiple and changing priorities. -Shifts: Five 8-hour shifts, 6:00 am - 2:30 pm -Note: No call, no nights, no weekends, no holidays. -Join our team at George Washington University Hospital and be part of a dedicated team committed to providing exceptional care to our patients in the pre-operative setting. -Benefits:
          • Comprehensive benefits package.
          • Excellent medical, dental, vision, insurance and prescription drug plan
          • 401k plan with company match
          • Continuing education and growth and development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
          • Supportive and collaborative work environment. -ABOUT UNIVERSAL HEALTH SERVICES: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 $14.3 billion in 2023. 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 96,700 employees and continues to grow througGeorge Washington University Hospital Job ID #. Posted job title: Rn - Pre-OpAbout George Washington University HospitalThe George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 395-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC. Featuring a Level I Trauma Center and a Level III NICU, GW Hospital offers clinical expertise in a variety of areas including cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, women's health, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery.We are experienced RNs and new graduates, empowered to foster positive patient outcomes through a collaborative practice model and evidence-based nursing practice. -How will you define medicine?Benefits
            • Medical benefits
            • Dental benefits
            • Vision benefits
            • Life insurance

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