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Job #24709
Registered Nurse, BSN, RN
Intermediate Thoracic/Telemetry Medical/Surgical Unit
Full Time
3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007

Intermediate Thoracic Medical/Surgical Unit – C4-1

C4-1 is a 19-bed, adult Thoracic Medical/Surgical Intermediate Care Unit. Clinical Nurses on C4-1 provide expert care for acutely ill patients who have a diverse range of medical and surgical diagnoses. Nurses provide care to patients after complex open and minimally invasive thoracic surgeries of the lung and esophagus. Medical diagnoses include end-stage renal disease, end-stage liver failure, chest pain, cardiac arrhythmias, sepsis, CHF, COPD, and GI bleeds. All beds are equipped to provide continuous cardiac and pulse oximetry monitoring.

Experience, Education and Certification:
  • One year of acute, hospital-based nursing experience required.
  • Two years of hospital-based cardiac telemetry nursing experience preferred, but willing to train.
  • Intermediate care or step-down Units preferred.
  • Experience with chest tubes, cardiac rhythm interpretation, anti-arrhythmic drips, and insulin drips is an asset.
  • BSN preferred.
  • PCCN certification preferred.

  • Six-week schedules; self-scheduling.
  • PRN requirements.

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, all other 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.
  • Current D.C. 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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