Registered Nurse New Graduate - Emergency Department
About the Job
December 2020 RN Graduates - We are hiring for both Graduate Nurse (GN) and Clinical Nurse I positions
The Graduate Nurse (GN) is recent nursing school graduate who will work in an unlicensed position, prior to taking the NCLEX exam. The GN is responsible for the provision of nursing careunder the direction and supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse (RN). The GN applies the nursing process and performs delegated functions in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Health philosophy,policies, procedures, and standards.In collaboration with the patient and family, provides theory-based nursing care and coordinates care delivery with various members of the interdisciplinary team.
The Clinical Nurse I is a licensed 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.
Education/Training: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from a nationally accredited nursing program is preferred. Associate degree in nursing is required. Associate degree graduates will be required to enroll in an accredited Bachelor's of Nursing program within six months of beginning employmentand will have three years to complete the program.
Experience: Prior experience as a licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, nurse technician or nurse extern is highly preferred for the ED. Satisfactory reference from the school of nursing attended.
Graduate Nurse - License/Cert/Reg: Must secure an NCLEX test date within 30 days of hire and the test date is no longer than 90days from date of hire.(NOTE: must stop practicing immediately as a GN if fails NCLEX licensure examination). CPR certification required
Clinical Nurse I - License/Cert/Reg: Current license as a Registered Nurse in the state or jurisdiction of the facility seeking employment, or Multistate Compact state or license eligible. CPR certification required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to set priorities and work under stress. Basic computer skills required.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 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association 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 is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.