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Job #21360
Clinical Nurse I, RN, BSN
Inpatient Psychiatry Unit
Full Time & Part Time, Rotating Shifts
3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007
  • 12-hour and 8-hour shifts
  • Self-scheduling, 6-week schedules
  • Rotating shifts; full-time and part-time positions available
Inpatient Psychiatry Unit – 5 West
The Inpatient Psychiatry Unit (5 West) at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital offers in-depth evaluation and acute care treatment of the broad range of psychiatric disorders.
5 West coordinates all patient care through an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, including psychiatrists, nurses, mental health counselors, occupational and art therapists, and case managers. The unit houses a 13-bed, acute care, voluntary adult program and is located on the fifth floor of the Main Building. For safety and therapeutic purposes, the unit is locked and visiting hours are limited.
The nurses on 5 West organize and implement the daily care for each patient, collaborating with physicians, administering medications, attending the daily interdisciplinary treatment rounds, assessing patients on a continual basis, and evaluating the effectiveness of the care.
  • Two years of inpatient psychiatric nursing experience required.
  • BSN preferred; will consider candidates enrolled in a BSN program.
  • Certification is highly desirable.

As part of our compensation package, our full-time, hospital-based clinical nurses may receive additional benefits that include:
  • Outstanding educational opportunities, including up to $6,000 of tuition assistance annually.
  • Professional development opportunities, including Collaborative Governance and a financially-incentivized Clinical Advancement Ladder.
  • Relocation reimbursement (based on eligibility).
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all candidates for employment and employees.
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