The nurses in the Women’s 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 hospital’s commitment to the DC/Metro community. Coming soon: Helipad (2020), New hospital in DC’s East End, Primary and Urgent care development in the surrounding area. Visit gwhospital.com for more information.
Women’s Services Division
Our empathetic nurses support mothers and their babies with such offerings as a Respite Nursey, lactation consultation, birth registry and notary, and HALO bassinests.
Labor and Delivery
We provide clinically advanced, personalized childbirth services with a collaborative approach with Advanced Practitioners and Providers. As a teaching and research hospital, advanced science is accessible for the most challenging birth situations.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
The dedicated nurses and neonatal caregivers at our 24/7 Level III B NICU provide high-quality, family-centered care for critically ill or premature infants.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
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, Women’s Services RN Administrators and Clinical Supervisors.
Provide safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
Earn the recognition and support you deserve as a key member of our healthcare team.
$1,000 annual certification bonus
$100. monthly commuter allowance
Clinical Nurse Advancement Program with monetary reward
Challenging and rewarding work environment with advanced technological systems, processes and practice
Significant opportunities to grow and develop through job-related training, continuing education, and mobility up and across UHS subsidiaries
Competitive compensation and generous benefits, including 401(k) with company match, company stock, tuition reimbursement, and excellent medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plan
WHAT WE EXPECT OF YOU
We seek nurses who passionately support an individualized birth experience
One year full time or three years part time experienced in acute care setting
Fetal Monitoring and Training Basic Dysrhythmia Class
DC license or eligibility
Commitment to our culture that Every Moment Matters
Commitment to the surrounding community
Ability and desire to work with diverse patient populations
About George Washington University Hospital
The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 410 -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 nation’s 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, women’s 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 nation’s capital.
The mission of GW Hospital is to provide the highest quality healthcare, advanced medical technology, and world-class service to its patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.