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Job #31537
PICU Short-Term Contract Nurse
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, C5-2
3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007
PICU Short-Term Contract Nurse

MedStar Georgetown is currently seeking an experienced Pediatric ICU Nurse for:
  • Three-month (13-week), in-house contract position
  • Premium hourly rate with differential
  • Option for renewal of contract
  • Option to convert to staff following completion of contract

To qualify for this position, you must have at least 2 years of recent PICU nursing experience. As a PICU Short-Term Contract Nurse, you will be assigned to C5-2 Pediatric ICU, but will be required to float to C5-1 Transplant Center for Children, C5-3 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/EMU and NICU CCN2 - NICU Step-Down. You may also be required to float to the Pediatric Sedation Department.

Below is an overview of the schedule for this position:
  • 50/50 day/night
  • 50% weekend
  • Required to work a minimum of 36 hours per week
  • Every other holiday
  • Eligible for one week of unpaid leave every four months

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 all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Required Education/Training:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing preferred.
  • Current D.C. license as a Registered Professional Nurse.
  • Certification in Basic Life Support.
  • Certification in specialty or related specialty preferred.

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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