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Posted:
3/21/2018
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Nursing
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Health Care & Medicine
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Job Description

Qualifications

 Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Bachelors degree in Nursing required.
Active DC RN license

Functional Accountabilities

Patient Placement
  1. Work collaboratively with unit management and hospital physician attendings and residents to assign bed placements and minimize unnecessary patient transfers.
  2. Facilitate early identification of discharges/transfers and guide Bed Control personnel in the placement of patients throughout the hospital.
  3. Communicate with Washington area physicians and institutions as well as hospital departments to provide a smooth, caring and efficient process for patients and families.
Collaborate
  1. Work collaboratively with the medical and nursing teams to identify patients for discharge through contact with attendings and chief residents to facilitate discussion of case management of patients.
  2. Meet with attending physicians of services with special needs for patient placement to identify bed placement in advance of admission and prevent unnecessary delays at the time of admission.
  3. Work with Nurse Administrator On Call and unit managers for problem solving “high Census” situations thereby reducing delays in admissions and facilitate discharges as early as possible.
  4. Collaborate with unit managers, attending and resident physicians, Hospital Administrator On Call and Medical Attending On Call to resolve placement of patients and notification of appropriate resources for additional beds and staff if needed.
Communication
  1. Utilize effective communication skills to coach, develop, and guide staff carrying out their roles as demonstrated by: (a) modeling positive communication styles for the staff to ensure best possible outcomes, and (b) demonstrating own personal communication style that reflects direct, open, professional, and responsible exchange of ideas.
  2. Communicate unit staffing concerns to the unit manager.
  3. Assist staff in understanding and implementing CNMC policies as needed.
Problem Solving
  1. Analyze complex problem situations and utilize a variety of approaches to address issues and concerns.
  2. Accurately identify situations which require emergent or urgent responses and provide effective directions to staff in those situations; communicate issues to the appropriate level of leadership in the organization to ensure a coordinated approach to problem solving; utilize and assign staffing resources appropriately in difficult staffing situations.
Relationship Management
  1. Serve as a senior administrative officer in the absence of the executive staff and department heads on the off-shifts, weekends, and holidays.
  2. Serve as a front-line consumer advocate for all patients, families to reflect the CNMC commitment to customer service and satisfaction.
  3. Refer consumers to appropriate resources to maintain and/or promote positive consumer relations, respecting patient and family privacy through collaboration with the Department of Public Affairs & Marketing in the event of a known public emergency/event.
  4. Effectively utilize employee relations principles to resolve employee relation issues as well as interpreting employee relations policies.
  5. Resolve issues as they occur and collaborate with the service Director, Human Resources staff, Legal Services.
  6. Promote an environment which respects the unique contributions of staff.
Professional Practice/Research
  1. Participate in Shared Leadership.
  2. Contribute to CNMC’s Magnet Journey.
  3. Ensure nursing practice is based on evidence of best practice.
  4. Accountable to participate in the Division of Nursing’s Performance Improvement process (division or unit level).
  5. Participate in community activities.
 

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.