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Job #29633
Operating Room Nurse, RN, BSN
OR/Perioperative
Full Time, 8- & 12-Hour Day & Evening Shifts
3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007
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Operating Room
The MGUH Operating Room houses 23 suites and is staffed 24 hours, 7 days per week. We provide a wide range of surgical services, including Transplant, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Urology, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Vascular Surgery, and Ophthalmology. The orientation program is coordinated by an expert Perioperative Clinical Educator.

Experience:
  • One year of hospital-based operating room experience is required.
  • Experience with Cerner (SurgiNet) Computerized Charting System is an asset.

Education:
  • BSN preferred.

Schedule:
  • Multiple options are available to meet your scheduling needs: 8- and 12-hour day and evening shifts.

We offer very generous shift differentials.

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).

General Description:
The incumbent in this position is responsible for providing competent professional nursing care using the nursing process. These functions are performed in accordance with the District of Columbia Nurse Practice Act and all other applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Required Education/Training:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current DC license as a Registered Professional Nurse.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS).

Required Experience:
  • Experience to meet unit criteria.

Special Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Ability to perform the nursing technologies.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to set priorities and work under stress.
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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