For Experienced Nurses

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MedStar Georgetown

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is committed to supporting each member of our nursing staff develop professionally and meet career goals. Our nurses are encouraged to grow and become leaders at the bedside. We employ nurses throughout the organization in a variety of roles and leadership levels. Whether you’re looking for an advanced practice position, a more specialized practice, a higher acuity patient population, a care coordination role, or a better work-life balance, you’ll find your next opportunity here!



Develop Leadership Skills


  • Financially incentivized clinical advancement program (Clinical Ladder)
  • Specialty charge nurse and preceptor Classes
  • Paid participation in collaborative governance council (Hyperlink to Governance Page)
  • Specialty certification review courses and reimbursable certification exam fees
  • Annual nursing conference
  • Mentor new to practice nurses and nursing students
  • Resources and support for research and evidence-based practice
  • Opportunity to become a Magnet champion and volunteer in the community




Advance at the Bedside 

  • Medical ICU, Surgical ICU, Neuroscience ICU, and PACU
  • Four-month program including: one-on-one preceptorship and Essentials of Critical Care Orientation (American Association of Critical Care Nurses)
  • For nurses with two years of hospital-based inpatient experience
  • Offered twice per year in February and November
  • Medical-Surgical Vascular/Hepatology IMC, Medical-Surgical Thoracic IMC, Medical-Surgical IMC, and Neurotelemetry and Stroke Unit
  • Eight-week program including: personalized orientation schedule, Essentials of Critical Care Orientation 3.0 Progressive Care Nurse (American Association of Critical Care Nurses), specialty classes, EKG interpretation training, and Megacode training
  • For nurses with two years of hospital-based inpatient experience
  • Interventional Radiology (IR) and Procedural Cath Lab
  • Ten-week program including personalized orientation and one-on-one preceptorship
  • Care for patients undergoing invasive procedures or receiving sedation
  • IR Nurses cross-trained to CT and MRI
  • Cath Lab Nurses cross-trained to Peripheral Vascular procedures, Coronary/Device implant/Electrophysiology Studies, Bronchoscopies, and Bone Marrow Collections
  • For nurses with two years of hospital-based critical care experience (ICU, ED or PACU)
  • Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Infusion Unit
  • Clinical Trials Infusion Center and Standard of Care Infusion Center
  • Three-month program including personalized orientation, one-on-one preceptorship, and ONS Chemotherapy Biotherapy Course
  • For nurses with two years of hospital-based experience
  • General Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit,
  • Pediatric Transplant Unit, and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Level IIIC Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and Baby Friendly-Designated Labor and Delivery and Mother-Baby Units
  • Eight-week to three-month program including personalized orientation, one-on-one preceptorship, and specialty classes
  • For nurses with two years of hospital-based experience

  • Advanced Practice Nursing 

  • More than 90 Nurse Practitioners at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • Inpatient and outpatient opportunities
  • MedStar Health Advanced Practice Council
  •  Specialized Nursing Roles

  • Resource Nurse
  • Clinical Educator
  • Nurse Manager
  • Clinical Administrator
  • Transplant Nurse
  • Wound and Ostomy Nurse
  • Clinical Nurse Coordinator
  • Clinical Case Manager
  • Nurse Navigator
  • Patient Referral Liaison
  • Healthcare Referral Counselor
  • Nurse Informaticist
  • Quality, Safety and Risk Management Nurse
  • Infection Preventionist