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RN New Grad Residency Program-Mother/Baby-JULY 2020 - (122290)

Universal Health Services
Washington, DC 20004
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The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 385-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC, next to the Foggy Bottom metro. GW Hospital serves a diverse group of patients from local residents to our nations leaders. As an academic medical center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. This expertise includes cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, womens health, trauma, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery.

GW Hospital is jointly owned and operated by George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies. The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), adjacent to the hospital, is the 11th oldest medical center in the country and the first in the nations capital.

The mission of GW Hospital is to provide the highest quality health care, advanced medical technology and world-class service to its patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.

The nurses in the Womens Services Division of George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) are Defining Medicine through our capacity to think, research, evaluate, teach, learn, refine, and innovate. We are experienced RNs who are committed to serving the childbirth needs of the DC urban and surrounding metro community. Our nurses support mothers by honoring how they wish to birth, which may include natural childbirth with midwifery or doula, water births, Cesarean births, epidurals and options for high-risk situations. We are empowered to foster positive patient outcomes through a collaborative practice model and evidence-based nursing practice. The George Washington University Hospital is a Level I Trauma Teaching Hospital. The hospital seeks applicants with a strong sense of social responsibility to match the hospitals commitment to the DC/Metro community. Coming soon: Helipad (2020), new hospital in DCs East End, Primary and Urgent care development in the surrounding area. Visit gwhospital.com for more information.


Our empathetic nurses support mothers and their babies with such offerings as a Respite Nursery, lactation consultation, birth registry and notary, and HALO bassinets.


Support mothers in breastfeeding, bonding and learning how to care for their newborns

Collaborate to provide a customized birth experience

Prepare and guide mothers through stages of labor

Actively learn advanced childbirth techniques and programs

Support a nurturing and caring environment

Work within a comprehensive team with Unit Educators, Nurse Facilitators, Womens Services RN Administrators and Clinical Supervisors.

Provide safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy.


Nurses at the George Washington University Hospital are delivering world class care through their capacity to think, study, research, discover, evaluate, teach, learn, refine and innovate. In 2015, GW Hospital was just a few of hospitals in the nation, and the only hospital in DC to be recognized by The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) for its meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care.

Nurses and every employee at GW Hospital take part in our Service Excellence Program. The program is guided by three standards: "Treat everyone as a guest. Demonstrate professionalism and excellence in the things I do. Practice teamwork." These Service Excellence standards help to determine everything we do and everything we accomplish. Our nurses make a difference in the quality of healthcare we provide to our patients in the communities we serve.

We invite you to join us in Defining Medicine through our RN Residency Program for new graduates.

The GW Nurse Residency Program establishes your foundation as a nurse, as you participate in an extensive 2 year program, which includes classroom instruction tailored to specific clinical areas, a focused evidence based approach to learning, clinical preceptorship and new hire support/mentorship. Due to the extensive training you will receive as part of the GW Hospital RN Residency Program, you are expected to commit to 2 years of service at GW Hospital. Your immersion into the 2 year RN Residency Program will set you up for success to bridge to any specialty you desire.

Job Requirements


Graduate of an accredited or NLN -approved RN program. BSN required.

Current CPR certification.

New grad RNs MUST have taken their NCLEX and passed before the start of the program. It is strongly recommended to sit for a DC RN license when registering to take your boards.

2 Letters of recommendation from clinical instructors on letterhead

Official Transcripts (Unofficial will be accepted if followed by official with GPA at minimum of 3.0 or higher no exceptions!!

Current licensure status to include NCLEX test date and jurisdiction (e.g. DC, Maryland, VA) If you have not graduated please indicate the state you plan to obtain your initial licensure.

Must successfully pass any pre-employment assessment required by facility.

Effective Communication skills, both verbal and written

Effective interpersonal skills

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Ability to adapt to multiple and changing priorities.

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Posted: 2020-01-31 Expires: 2020-04-02

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