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New Graduate Registered Nurse Residency Program, National Rehabilitation Hospital

Location: Washington
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

General Summary of Position
Registered Nurse Residency Program - Full Time with Benefits! - -MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) is an award-winning inpatient care hospital located in the heart of Washington, D.C., specializing in treating persons with physical disabilities, including spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, arthritis, amputation, multiple sclerosis, post-polio syndrome, orthopedic, and other neurological conditions. - - -MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital's Nurse Residency program provides support to new graduates as they transition to professional practice. The program is designed to provide each nurse with the tools necessary to deliver safe, effective, and competent high-quality patient care. - -The Nurse Residency program is managed by experienced clinical educators who facilitate both classroom and clinical orientation components. Our dedicated educators provide participants with an exceptional level of individualized attention throughout the residency program. - - -Positions available in: - -Cardiac & Stroke Unit - - -Spinal Cord Unit - - -Traumatic Brain Injury Unit - - - -Pediatric Rehabilitation Unit - - - - -Key Responsibilities - - -The rehabilitation clinical nurse is a key member of the interdisciplinary team to deliver patient-centered rehabilitation nursing services to individuals with a disability and/or chronic illness to attain and maintain maximum function. The rehabilitation clinical nurse assists patients in adapting to an altered lifestyle, while providing a therapeutic environment for client's and their family's development. The rehabilitation clinical nurse designs and implements treatment strategies based on scientific nursing theory related to self-care and promotes physical, psychosocial, and spiritual health. Rehabilitation Nurses perform in roles as Teachers, Caregivers, Collaborators and Client Advocates. As a member of an interdisciplinary team, you will add "Life to Years" for the patients you will serve. - - -MedStar Health Offers - -Competitive wages - -Generous paid time off - -Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance - -$6,000 Tuition assistance - -Incredible Work/Life benefit - - - -System-wide RN (Registered Nurse) Referral bonus program - - -$5,000 Relocation Assistance for qualifying RNs (Registered Nurse) - - - - -Qualifications - -Education: ADN, BSN, MSN, or CNL from an accredited School of Nursing required. - - -RN Academic Requirement: For new graduates hired with an associate degree, employment with MedStar National Rehabilitation is contingent upon enrollment into an accredited BSN program within six (6) months of employment, and continuing matriculation in the program to achieve a BSN within 3 years of the program start date. Proof of enrollment to be submitted to Nurse Leader. - - -Certification/Registration/Licensure: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Washington, D.C. and BLS is required. - - - -
Why MedStar Health?
At MedStar Health, we understand that our ability to treat others well begins with how we treat each other. We work hard to foster an inclusive and positive environment where our associates feel valued, connected, and empowered. We live up to this promise through:

Strong emphasis on teamwork - our associates feel connected to each other and our mission as an organization. In return, our effective team environment generates positive patient outcomes and high associate satisfaction ratings that exceed the national benchmark.
Strategic focus on equity, inclusion, & diversity - we are committed to equity for all people and communities. We continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace where people feel a sense of belonging and the ability to contribute to equitable care delivery and improved community health outcomes at all levels of the organization.
Comprehensive total rewards package - including competitive pay, generous paid time off, great health and wellness benefits, retirement savings, education assistance, and so much more.
More career opportunities closer to home - as the largest healthcare provider in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. region, there are countless opportunities to grow your career and fulfill your aspirations.

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 team of 32,000 includes physicians, nurses, residents, fellows, and many other clinical and non-clinical associates working in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest home health provider 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 Health is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education, professional development, and personal fulfillment of our whole team. Together, we use the best of our minds and the best of our hearts to serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities. It's how we treat people.MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations. MedStar Health makes all decisions regarding employment, including for example, hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefit eligibility, discipline, and discharge without regard to any protected status, including race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local EO laws. If you receive an offer of employment, it is MedStar Health's policy to hire its employees on an at-will basis, which means you or MedStar Health may terminate this relationship at any time, for any reason.

Keywords: MEDSTAR HEALTH, Washington DC , New Graduate Registered Nurse Residency Program, National Rehabilitation Hospital , Healthcare , Washington, DC

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