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Job #32780
Nurse Practitioner, MSN
Surgery - General
Full Time, 8:30 AM - 5 PM
3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007
Provides primary nursing care to patients acting as an assistant to physicians in the Department of Surgery. Performs complete medical history and examinations. Administers medications and orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Required Education/Training:
  • BSN from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program.
  • State license in D.C. as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner.
  • CPR certification.
  • Certification in ACLS and PALS.

Required Experience:
  • Three years of nursing experience, inclusive of at least one year of directly related experience in thoracic and vascular surgery.

Special Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practice and medical care to give to and evaluate 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 condition 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 maintain calm and be effective in emergency situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a broad spectrum of professionals, including attending physicians, residents, medical students, trainees, support staff, and hospital management.
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