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Perinatal Clinical Nurse Educator (Full Time)
George Washington University Hospital • Washington, DC
Posted 3 days ago
The George Washington University Hospital
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 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.
Clinical Nurse Educator
Responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of unit/department based nursing educational initiatives to ensure the provision of high quality, cost-effective patient care. This position is filled by an advanced practice nurse who, as a result of educational and in-depth clinical experience in designated area of specialty nursing, possesses the advanced knowledge and necessary clinical skills to provide unit/department based nursing education, orientation, and on-boarding; applies expert knowledge to act as a change agent, role model and leader for quality nursing care; guides nurses on the care of patients within the specific patient population; ensures quality focused and cost-effective education and care delivery outcomes; utilizes theory, research, evidenced-based research and guidelines, and specialized knowledge to plan care for the specific patient population; collaborates to enhance quality of care; interprets, evaluates and communicates research findings; and participates in continuous quality improvement activities.Job Requirements
Master's Degree in Nursing. Preferred Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) .
Certification in specialty (CNS and/or Education preferred) required within 1 year from start date
Minimum of five years of direct-care nursing experience
Nursing Education and/or Nursing managerial/leadership experience preferred
Expert in Labor & Delivery, Postpartum and Antepartum.
Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
Effective interpersonal skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Ability to adapt to multiple and changing priorities
This opportunity offers the following:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
- 401k plan with company match