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.
Participates in continuous quality improvement activities.
Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) or Education. If Masters in Education must have BSN (Preferred Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) or CNS/Nurse Practitioner).
Active RN license
Certification in specialty (CNS and/or Education preferred) required within 1 year from start date
Minimum of five years of direct-care nursing experience
Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match
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Employees at the George Washington University Hospital are Defining Medicine through their capacity to think, study, research, discover, evaluate, teach, learn, refine and innovate. How will you define medicine? GW Hospital is looking for dedicated professionals living in DC, Maryland, northern Virginia and the surrounding region who share our vision and values. We give our employees with the tools to achieve these goals by providing advanced technological systems, processes and practice; performance improvement and patient safety standards to foster positive patient outcomes; a collaborative practice model; evidence-based nursing practice; and education and development programs to support recruitment and retention. GW Hospital is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS). UHS is one of the largest and most innovative healthcare management companies in the nation.