|Location:||Washington DC (20010)|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Posted:||5 days ago|
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Nursing is required. Master's degree in Nursing, Health Care or Business Administration is preferred.
PRIOR EXPERIENCE: Four years of progressively more responsible job related experience.
ON-THE-JOB EXPERIENCE: Approximately six to twelve months to gain familiarity with the Hospital environment, department routines and procedures, and the full range of job duties.
PROBLEM SOLVING: Job requires a high level of problem-solving due to the complexity of the situations encountered.
INTERNAL CONTACTS: Internal contacts necessary to effectively advise, consult or counsel others to gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas or actions.
INDEPENDENT JUDGEMENT: Work is occasionally performed according to existing procedures and instructions but often requires analysis of problems and development of solutions. This involves determining appropriate methods and task sequences.
PATIENT CARE: Assists with patient care by establishing and/or monitoring the techniques, policies, and procedures used by those who deliver care.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS: Incumbent spends less than half of his/her time as an individual contributor. The primary purpose of the job is planning, assigning, and follow-up on the work of other associates and does require appraising the performance of associates, hiring/firing them, etc.
CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION/LICENSURE: Licensure as a registered nurse in the District of Columbia is required. Certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Practitioner is preferred. Must obtain specialty certification in clinical specialty from a nationally recognized nursing organization or obtain CCRN certification within one year of hire. BLS and ACLS required.
The duties reflected in this description do not preclude the assignment of other duties and responsibilities. They provide a general summary of the work required, and should not be treated as a total and complete list of expected duties to be performed by associates in the classification.About MedStar Health