The nurses in the Oncology Department of the George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) are Defining Medicine through their capacity to think, research, discover, evaluate, teach, learn, refine, and innovate. We are seeking experienced RNs for our medical/surgical Oncology unit who want to work in an environment which fosters 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. GW Hospital was recently ranked as one of the “Best Hospitals in DC” by US News and World Report, and was ranked as “High Performing” in Cancer, including Lung Cancer Surgery. 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.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Collaborates care across disciplines to ensure competent and compassionate care of oncology patients. . Administration of chemotherapy, monitoring for and treatment of oncology specific complications
Opportunities for education and certification in oncology specific topics, such as stem cell transplant.
Works closely with palliative care, acute pain management and case management to ensure patient-centric care which addresses the oncologic patient’s unique challenges and needs.
Integrates a patient centered approach involving the patient and family into the plan of care.
Provide safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy.
Opportunity for career advancement with our clinical progression ladder as trauma nurse, triage nurse, preceptor and charge nurse.
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 subsidy
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
Competitive compensation and generous benefits, including 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, and excellent medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plan
Shared Governance Model
Clinical Nurse Advancement Program with monetary reward
WHAT WE EXPECT OF YOU
Passion to treat a diverse and acutely ill population:
1 year full time experience or 3 years part time experience
DC license or eligibility
Chemotherapy Provider card preferred, but can be obtained within 6 months of hire
Commitment to our culture that Every Moment Matters
Commitment to the surrounding community
About 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.