RN Critical Care Fellowship for the Emergency Department
Category: Nursing, Emergency Department
Job Requisition: 18996
Department: Emergency Department
Facility: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Geographic Region: Washington, DC
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day / Evening / Night Shift with Rotating Weekend
Hours per Week: See Job Summary
Location: Washington, DC
Critical Care Fellowship for Experienced Nurses Wanting to Transition to the Emergency Department
If you are seeking the excitement and challenge of a critical care environment, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is offering a unique opportunity to train as a critical care nurse. This training fellowship includes:
Personalized orientation schedule, one-on-one preceptorship
Essentials of Critical Care Orientation (American Association of Critical Care Nurses)
American Heart Association certifications, as needed (BLS, ACLS, PALS)
Specialty content classes
All applicants must have at least two years of hospital-based, inpatient nursing experience.
Internal applicants must have been in their current position for at least one year.
All applicants will be required to commit to one year of full-time employment, following completion of the unit-based orientation.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Emergency Department is a Level Two Trauma Center. The Emergency Department is staffed and equipped to care for 36,000 patients a year presenting for emergency evaluation and treatment. An experienced nurse will assess and triage their care as they enter the department and ensure that thorough, consistent, high-quality care is delivered to each patient. All of the nurses in the Emergency Department are certified in BLS, ACLS and PALS, but many also have their CEN, TNCC and ENPC certifications. Leadership supports and encourages nurses to enhance their educational expertise and professional development. MedStar Georgetown’s Emergency Department prides itself on its collaborative governance and decision making, which creates and implements new ideas centered on evidence-based practice. A team approach to staffing and assignments is a major initiative component that is embraced by the Emergency Department staff.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.
MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations.
A qualified individual with a disability will be considered for employment on the same basis as non- disabled applicants if he/she can perform the essential functions of the job sought, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without imposing a direct threat to the health or safety of others or him/herself.
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