Registered Nurse (RN) - Labor & Delivery

Registered Nurse (RN) - Labor & Delivery
in Washington, DC


Registered Nurse (RN) - Labor & Delivery - George Washington University Hospital - Washington D.C.

At GW Hospital’s Women's Center, we create an environment of warmth, comfort, assurance and encouragement before and after the birth.  Our labor and delivery suites offer beautiful amenities, including private rooms and bathrooms.  We believe a family-centered approach to childbirth can help promote the healthy growth and development of the entire family.  The Women's Center respects each patient’s birth plan and has a long tradition of catering to all family structures.  Newborn Services at GW Hospital oversee:

  • Labor and delivery
  • Natural childbirths
  • Cesarean births
  • Epidurals
  • High-risk births

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy.  Provides professional leadership and support to the healthcare team.  The concepts of Patient Centered Care will provide the foundation for all nursing care.  Demonstrates Service Excellence standards at all times.

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the District of Columbia 
    or eligible to obtain 
  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing 
  • Prefer 1-3 years’ experience in Labor & Delivery
  • Current certification of Basic Life Support for Health Care Professionals
  • NRP (or obtained within three months of employment)

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.

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