Build Your Nursing Career at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Build Your Nursing Career at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

For experienced nurses, your next chapter starts at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

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 
  • Specialty charge nurse and preceptor classes
  • Paid participation in collaborative governance council
  • 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

Become an ICU Nurse with our Critical Care Fellowship

  • 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

Become an IMC Nurse with our Intermediate Care Fellowship

  • 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

Become a Procedural Nurse

  • 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)

Specialize in Oncology

  • 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

Become a Pediatrics, NICU or Perinatal Nurse

  • General Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, and 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

Nurse Practitioner

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

Specialized nursing roles

The nursing profession offers many different avenues. Grow your career in an exciting role that you may have never considered.

  • 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

Benefits and Rewards

Outstanding care deserves outstanding benefits and rewards. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital nurses are integral to all that we do, and we are grateful for their talent and drive. In addition to our competitive salaries and collaborative work environment, we offer a range of employee perks to show our appreciation.

At MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, we believe in taking care of the associates who make our hospital a world-class patient care facility. In this spirit, we offer associates a comprehensive benefits package called MedStar Total Rewards.

Our benefits package includes:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • “Guide to Thrive” Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Leave and Holidays
  • Family Medical Leave Act
  • Legal Resources
  • Financial Resources
  • Yates Field House recreation facility
  • Metro Check and discounted parking

Please click here for a full listing of all of the benefit offerings.

In addition to our comprehensive Total Rewards Benefits Package, many inpatient nursing positions qualify for other incentives, including those listed below.

Our recruiters

Our experienced recruiting staff work to expand our team with the best possible nursing talent, from outstanding new nurses to seasoned professionals. Ready to join our team? 

Transformational leaders

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's nursing excellence begins with our visionary leadership team. Through their knowledge and expertise, they guide the work of our Magnet®-recognized staff. Their direction, structure, and support allow our nurses to reach new heights in clinical care and professional fulfillment.