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Registered Nurse Per Diem Medical Surgical Unit (Georgetown)

Registered Nurse Per Diem Medical Surgical Unit (Georgetown)

Washington, DC
  • Medical , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Info
Flexible Per Diem (PRN) Positions available on MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's Medical Surgical Specialty Units. Unit-Based PRN Positions available on the following Med/Surg and Telemetry Units:
  • General Medicine, 4Bles
  • General Medicine/Telemetry, 5Bles
  • Solid Organ Transplant, 6Bles
  • General Surgery and ENT, 7Bles
  • Surgical Specialties/Orthopedics & Limb Salvage, 6Main
  • Neuroscience Medical Surgical Unit, 7East
  • Spine Surgery/Epilepsy Unit, C5-3
  • Clinical Decision Unit, C5-2


Multiple per diem (PRN) options available with different requirements and rates of pay

Competitive salaries plus differentials

Matched Retirement Savings Plan

Nationally renowned Nursing Wellbeing Program

Position Summary

Professional care provider who assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates the nursing care of patients from admission through discharge. In collaboration with the patient and family, provides theory-based professional nursing care and coordinates care delivery with various members of the interdisciplinary team.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited nursing program preferred. Associate degree from an accredited School of nursing required. BSN enrollment required within 6 months of start date and completion within 3 years.

Experience: 1 year of RN experience required.

License/Certifications: DC Registered Nurse License required; CPR (Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation) required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Basic math skills. Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills required.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards, safety standards, and MedStar SPIRIT Values. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.
  • Collects and analyzes significant patient's information that pertains to physical, psychological, socio-cultural, economic, spiritual, and life-style behaviors and efficiently leveraging available technology.
  • Functions autonomously providing relationship-based care that promotes continuous, consistent, efficient and accountable delivery of nursing care using the nursing process with a favorable focus on patient experience.
  • Identifies current and potential complex problems of specific patient populations, critically analyzes trends and changes in patient status, and plans appropriate interventions.
  • Incorporates evidence-based practice and research into patient care delivery, with a focus on quality and safety.
  • Serves as a patient advocate by independently communicating clinical concerns, including ethical decisions, in a timely manner to other members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Identifies patient and family needs prior to discharge. Initiates and monitors discharge planning activities in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Independently identifies resources and strategies to enhance professional growth and development and commits to lifelong learning.

About MedStar Health

MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation, and research. Our team of 32,000 includes physicians, nurses, residents, fellows, and many other clinical and non-clinical associates working in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest home health provider in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar Health is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education, professional development, and personal fulfillment of our whole team. Together, we use the best of our minds and the best of our hearts to serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities. It's how we treat people.

MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations. MedStar Health makes all decisions regarding employment, including for example, hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefit eligibility, discipline, and discharge without regard to any protected status, including race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local EO laws. If you receive an offer of employment, it is MedStar Health's policy to hire its employees on an at-will basis, which means you or MedStar Health may terminate this relationship at any time, for any reason.

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MEDSTAR HEALTH job posting for a Registered Nurse Per Diem Medical Surgical Unit (Georgetown) in Washington, DC with a salary of $2,310 to $3,600 Weekly with a map of Washington location.