MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a 609-bed, tertiary academic hospital that has been ranked as the #1 hospital in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan region by U.S. News & World Report for three years in a row. MedStar Georgetown was the first hospital in Washington, D.C., to achieve Magnet® Recognition, a prestigious status granted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Inclusion in the Magnet Recognition Program reflects our demonstrated excellence in nursing care, innovative professional nursing practice and nursing satisfaction.
MedStar Georgetown’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a 36-bed unit providing expert nursing care for infants with a number of critical diagnoses. It is one of two Level IV NICUs in Washington, D.C., which is the highest level designated by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Some of the most commonly seen diagnoses are:
The NICU at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is the only NICU in the Washington, D.C., region where a Clinical Nurse can participate in high-risk deliveries, be trained as an ECMO tech, and participate in both flight and ground transports. Our NICU is the major referral center for all MedStar-affiliated facilities, as well as a number of community hospitals in the tri-state area. The NICU offers the following innovative treatments and technologies:
The NICU nursing staff is incredibly engaged with a remarkable number of nurses participating in Shared Governance and the Clinical Advancement Program. The following committees/councils are Clinical Nurse-led and driven:
• Parent Advisory Support Group • Practice Council • Scheduling Committee • Bereavement Committee • Developmental Care Committee
As a Clinical Educator in our NICU, you will provide educational leadership for professional nursing practice in alignment with the mission, vision, values, and goals of the Division of Nursing/MGUH and Magnet designation. The ideal candidate will exemplify and promote excellence in education, practice and research through leadership and mentorship of nursing staff and through collaborative multidisciplinary relationships within the medical center. Responsibilities also include using adult learning principles and instructional strategies to assess, design, implement, and evaluate continuing nursing education programs that enhance and promote clinical competency and standards of care.
Qualifications: • Graduate of an NLN-accredited school of nursing. Bachelor’s degree required; Master of Science in Nursing Education degree required. • Five years of NICU clinical experience, including two years in an academic/teaching hospital.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital was the first hospital in Washington, D.C., to achieve Magnet® Recognition, a prestigious status granted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Inclusion in the Magnet Recognition Program reflects our demonstrated excellence in nursing care, innovative professional nursing practice and nursing satisfaction.