General Summary of Position:
A nurse 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.
Our full-time Pediatric Float Pool nurse would be required to float to our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Transplant Unit, and our General Pediatric, Hematology/Oncology and Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. In order to qualify for this position, you must have at least two years of hospital-based nursing experience. Option for set schedule available! Please see below for a description of the pediatric units:
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – 3 Main
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a 36-bed unit providing expert nursing care for infants with a number of critical diagnoses. It is one of two Level IV NICUs in Washington, D.C., which is the highest level designated by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Our NICU is the major referral center for all MedStar-affiliated facilities, as well as a number of community hospitals in the tri-state area.
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit – C5-2
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a multidisciplinary 14-bed unit that provides care for critically ill patients with ages ranging from neonates to 23 years. The unit is supported by the full spectrum of medical and surgical services. The PICU specializes in the care of complex transplant patients, such as pediatric liver, kidney, small bowel, and multivisceral organ transplants.
Pediatric Transplant Unit – C5-1
C5-1 is a 15-bed, state-of-the-art Pediatric Transplant Unit, serving patients receiving care for life-saving organ transplants, including liver, small bowel and multi-organ transplants (liver, stomach, small bowel, kidney, pancreas, and colon). The Pediatric Transplant Team provides complex medical and surgical care for patients regionally, nationally and internationally.
General Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology Epilepsy Monitoring Unit – C5-3
This 13-bed unit is divided into a 7-bed General Pediatric and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology unit and a 6-bed Epilepsy Monitoring unit for both adult and pediatric patients. Clinical Nurses on C5-3 provide expert care for both our general pediatric patients and our pediatric oncology patients, as well as for our patients who are there to either rule out epilepsy or determine more advanced treatments for their epilepsy.
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