Emergency Room RN

Washington D.C.
Oct 23, 2019
Nov 23, 2019
Contract Type

Nurses Defining Medicine – Emergency Department

The nurses in the Emergency 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 emergency RNs 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.  The hospital seeks applicants with a strong sense of social responsibility to match the hospital’s commitment to the DC/Metro community.  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.

Emergency Room RN


  • As a center for trauma and critical care, nurses care for a variety of critical care patients including but not limited to Stroke, Myocardial Infarction and Trauma.
  • Construct and implement the plan of care using nursing knowledge and skill. Integrates direct and indirect patient care activities related to the diagnosis and co-morbidities.
  • Coordinates the implementation of the interdisciplinary plan of care for assigned patients. Develops goals, treatment plans, and discharge plans that meet individual patient/family 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.


Earn the recognition and support you deserve as a key member of our healthcare team.

  • $2.00 per hour critical care differential
  • $1,000 annual certification bonus
  • Certification reimbursement
  • $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 and across UHS subsidiaries
  • 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
  • Relocation assistance


Passion to treat a diverse and acutely ill population:

  • BSN
  • 1 year emergency room experience or 3 years part time experience
  • TNCC/ACTN after 1 year experience
  • DC license or eligibility
  • Commitment to our culture that Every Moment Matters
  • Commitment to the surrounding community

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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.

Equal opportunity employer

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