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Employment Type:
Part time
Posted:
4/24/2015
Job Category:
Nursing
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
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Job Description

Position Summary: Assists the organization in achieving top tier quality outcomes by proactively identifying opportunities for improvement. Collaborates with improvement teams to assess systems and processes, develop and execute action plans, use data to drive change, and evaluate effectiveness of interventions. Facilitates teams, educates hospital staff, analyzes and prepares data for dissemination throughout the organization, acts as a catalyst for the development of state of the art, innovative solutions and is expert at facilitating organizational change. Ensures all solutions adhere to best practice standards and comply with health care regulations. Is expert in and mentors staff in improvement science techniques.

Minimum Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in health related field required; Master's degree preferred; Two (2) years' performance improvement experience in a hospital setting and three (3) years' clinical experience, preferably pediatrics (RN, RT, PT, OT, Medical Technologist, etc.). Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the District of Columbia required.


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Department: Nursing Research and Quality Outcomes
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day shift
Hours: Hours to be determined

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.