New Graduate Nurse Residency Program
Company: Medstar National Rehabilitation Network
Posted on: April 18, 2019
Start your amazing career as part of a Nursing Team that has a
greater impact and enjoys stronger relationships with our patients.
General Summary of Position MedStar National Rehabilitation
Hospital (NRH) is currently seeking a highly motivated Graduate
Nurse Resident who is accountable to provide compassionate nursing
care to a selected group of patients. The New To Practice (NTP)
Nurse Residency Program is part of the Vizient/American Association
of Colleges of Nursing and is a 12-month program that provides a
series of structured learning and practice experiences designed to
assist you in your transition from a new to practice, to a
professional nurse and clinical leader at the bedside. This
- Core content on critical topics, aimed to develop your
confidence and build competence in your nursing practice.
- Facilitated reflective practice discussions.
- Access to a one-on-one preceptor, coach, and/or mentor who
supports you in your transition to professional practice.
- Participation in a dedicated cohort of NTP Nurse Residents
which provides you with peer support.
- Mentoring on your evidence-based practice project, career
planning, and development of a rewarding professional nursing
- Access to ongoing professional development activities,
individualized learning, coaching, and peer support. Qualifications
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited baccalaureate or entry level
master's degree in nursing program. Achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0;
preference is 3.5. EXPERIENCE: Successfully passed the NCLEX prior
to starting your employment at MedStar Health; must be willing to
be a full-time associate at MedStar Health. LICENSE/CERT/REG:
District of Columbia (DC) license to practice as a registered
nurse; current American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support
(BLS) Healthcare provider cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
certification. SKILLS: Professional competency as a general
practitioner in nursing. Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and
objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality
standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and
- Under the guidance of a preceptor, delivers competent and
compassionate nursing care to assigned patients. Systematically
assesses and identifies current patient care problems of a specific
patient population and seeks resources in planning and delivering
care appropriately. Assesses patient care needs, establishes
priorities and delegates tasks to ancillary support staff as
appropriate to unit requirements.
- Provides nursing care in accordance with established standards
of care policies and procedures. Documents patient information and
assessments in a timely manner according to charting guidelines.
Effectively uses provided technology for patient care delivery and
- Serves as a patient advocate by communicating clinical concerns
in a timely manner to other members of the health care team,
seeking assistance as needed. Collaborates with other team members
to plan and attain patient goals.
- Attends all classes scheduled for the Graduate RN's over the
first year. Participates in unit-based in-services as appropriate.
Successfully completes unit orientation.
- Provides appropriate patient education.
- Provides evaluation of orientation and preceptor.
- Seeks appropriate resources for problem-solving as needed.
Assumes responsibility for own learning outcomes.
- Initiates, evaluates, and documents interdisciplinary plans of
care specific to each patient by creating short and long term goals
with the patient. Initiates appropriate interventions and engages
patient feedback and progress on goals. Communicates patient goals
to other members of the healthcare team and reinforces
interdisciplinary goals with the patient.
- Participates in data collection for ongoing research. Applies
research findings to clinical practice.
- Participates in multidisciplinary, quality and service
improvement teams as appropriate. Participates in meetings, serves
on committees and represents the department and hospital/facility
in community outreach efforts as appropriate.
- Performs other duties as assigned. Keywords: Acute
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rehab nurse, rehabilitation RN, CRRN, Washington D.C. nurse jobs,
DC nurse 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 fulfillment.
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