About Children’s National Hospital
Children’s National Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., was established in 1870 to help every child grow up stronger. Today, it is the No. 5 children’s hospital in the nation. It is ranked No. 1 for newborn care for the sixth straight year and ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Children’s National is transforming pediatric medicine for all children. The Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus opened in 2021, a first-of-its-kind pediatric hub dedicated to developing new and better ways to care for kids. Children’s National has been designated three times in a row as a Magnet® hospital, demonstrating the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty care locations in the D.C. metropolitan area, including Maryland and Virginia. Children’s National is home to the Children’s National Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation. It is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels. As a non-profit, Children's National relies on generous donors to help ensure that every child receives the care they need.
Join the BEACON Gold Designated Surgical Care Unit today!
We have an amazing opportunity to join our dedicated and highly skilled team and would love to see your application! We are looking for talented Nurses who enjoy a diverse patient population supported by a collaborative team environment. Dedicated, resilient and high performing, our Nursing team is top notch!
Our diverse nursing team is READY to welcome YOU!
The Surgical Care Unit is a 31-bed monitored surgical/trauma unit that also functions dually as a negative pressure Special Isolation Unit for children with a highly infectious disease. The unit specializes in the delivery of family centered care with complex surgical conditions such as Colorectal, Orthopedic and Trauma from infancy through young adult. Significant subgroups of patients include but are not limited to:
- Complex Orthopedic Surgery and Trauma
- Colorectal Surgery
- Pediatric General Surgery
- Reconstructive Surgery
- Orthopedic trauma
- Bariatric Surgery
- Highly Infectious Diseases
All nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children’s National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children’s National supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large.