RN Ambulatory Care Nursing - Children's DC, MD VA Clinics (Evergreen)

District of Columbia
Oct 15, 2020
Nov 14, 2020
Ambulatory Care
Contract Type

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. Qualifications 

Minimum Education

Education Level

Education Details





Graduated from an approved school of nursing.




Minimum Work Experience


Experience Details




1 year

RN experience




Required Licenses


Licenses Details

Time Frame




Registered Nurse in District of Columbia

Registered Nurse licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia dependent upon location of practice.





Required Certifications


Licenses/Certification Details

Time Frame




Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)






Required Skills/Knowledge

The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s National.

Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area.

Functional Accountabilities

Transformational Leadership

Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent updating of professional profile and initiation of council involvement, committees, task forces and /or community outreach.

Demonstrate critical thinking skills by problem solving appropriately during patient care.

Communicate to reflect development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs.

Independently initiate escalation of issues utilizing chain of command.

Demonstrate proper use of the currently identified hand off processes.

Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with ancillary staff.

Participate in implementing change and support management decisions.

Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others.

Structural Empowerment

Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS.

Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice.

Demonstrate professional review of peers through timely participation in evaluations.

Seek out opportunities to participate in enhancing departmental goals by ensuring adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; support advancement of education and certification as well.

Collaborate with members of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with coworkers.

Utilize resources as needed and know when to escalate to next level.

Exemplary Professional Practice

Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes.

Demonstrate clinical skills with complex patients that reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions.

Role model skill in prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs.

Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice.

Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge.

Role model organizational skills, adjust for changes and is able to complete assignment on time.

Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores.


Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance

Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation

Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation

Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication

Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers

Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance



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