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Job #32796
Nurse Practitioner, MSN
Gastroenterology
Full Time, Days
3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007
Provides daily nursing and medical management and care of patients with gastrointestinal disorders, in collaboration with the Site Director or other designated physicians. Assists in diagnostic and therapeutic interventions and day-to-day evaluation, including diagnosis and evaluation of laboratory data, under direction of a physician. Implements a plan of care for patients. Provides for the psychosocial management of patients and families, and coordinates care management with nursing staff. Serves as informational resource to patients, families and other physicians and makes appropriate referrals. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Required Education/Training:
  • BSN from an accredited school of nursing.
  • MSN preferred.
  • Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program.
  • Licensed in MD and D.C. as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner.
  • Credentialed as a member of the GUH professional staff.
  • CPR certification.

Required Experience:
  • Three to five years of nursing experience, inclusive of at least one year of directly related experience in Gastroenterology preferred.

Special Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practice and medical care to give evaluations to patients.
  • Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures to administer patient care.
  • Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide ongoing patient care.
  • Skill in taking medical histories to assess medical conditions and interpret findings.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards.
  • Ability to remain calm and effective in emergency situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
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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