The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 395-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.
The nurses in the Women’s Services Division of George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) are Defining Medicine through our capacity to think, research, evaluate, teach, learn, refine, and innovate. We are experienced RNs who are committed to serving the childbirth needs of the DC urban and surrounding metro community. Our nurses support mothers by honoring how they wish to birth, which may include natural childbirth with midwifery or doula, water births, Cesarean births, epidurals and options for high-risk situations. We are empowered to foster 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. A helipad opened in 2019, which expedites care to the critically ill or injured. The hospital seeks applicants with a strong sense of social responsibility to match the hospital’s commitment to the DC/Metro community. New hospital in DC’s East End, Primary and Urgent care development in the surrounding area. Visit gwhospital.com for more information.
Women’s Services Division
Our empathetic nurses support mothers and their babies with such offerings as a Respite Nursery, lactation consultation, birth registry and notary, and HALO bassinets.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Support mothers in breastfeeding, bonding and learning how to care for their newborns
Collaborate to provide a customized birth experience
Prepare and guide mothers through stages of labor
Actively learn advanced childbirth techniques and programs
Support a nurturing and caring environment
Work within a comprehensive team with Unit Educators, Nurse Facilitators, Women’s Services RN Administrators and Clinical Supervisors.
Provide safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy.
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 allowance
Clinical Nurse Advancement Program with monetary reward
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, company stock, tuition reimbursement, and excellent medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plan
WHAT WE EXPECT OF YOU
We seek nurses who passionately support an individualized birth experience
Graduate of an accredited or NLN-approved RN program; BSN preferred.
Fetal Monitoring and Training Basic Dysrhythmia Class
DC license or eligibility
Commitment to our culture that Every Moment Matters
Commitment to the surrounding community
Ability and desire to work with diverse patient populations
This opportunity offers the following:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match
One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.
UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.
All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.
Internal Number: 57370
About The George Washington University Hospital
Employees at the George Washington University Hospital are Defining Medicine through their capacity to think, study, research, discover, evaluate, teach, learn, refine and innovate. How will you define medicine? GW Hospital is looking for dedicated professionals living in DC, Maryland, northern Virginia and the surrounding region who share our vision and values. We give our employees with the tools to achieve these goals by providing advanced technological systems, processes and practice; performance improvement and patient safety standards to foster positive patient outcomes; a collaborative practice model; evidence-based nursing practice; and education and development programs to support recruitment and retention. GW Hospital is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS). UHS is one of the largest and most innovative healthcare management companies in the nation.