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Estimated Pay $41 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Washington, District of Columbia

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$25,000 SIGN ON BONUS for 2+ years of acute care experience


Nursing at GW Hospital


Nurses at GWUH identify as essential partners with providers, ancillary, and support staff in an academic medical center, that is Defining Medicine. Our professional RN staff seek best practice opportunities to enhance patient care through unit and system-based quality initiatives, evidenced based research and practice and interdisciplinary care. Recently, GW Hospital embarked on the ANCC Magnet journey. Our nurse leaders and staff are laser focused on exceptional patient outcomes and are defining healthcare for the 21st century.  This commitment is evidenced by our LEAPFROG grade of B, the only hospital in DC to receive this honor.  Nurses stay at GW Hospital because of:


  • Professional development opportunities
  • Teamwork
  • Interdisciplinary Care
  • Advances in academic medicine


Job Summary

Our Acute Care Trauma Level I hospital is currently seeking an experienced Med Surg RN with a specialization in Neuro Trauma to join our healthcare team. As a Med Surg RN in Neuro Trauma, you will be responsible for providing exceptional patient care to critically ill and injured patients with neurologic injuries, including traumatic brain injuries, strokes, and spinal cord injuries.


The 6 North unit is a 42 bed multi-specialty area committed to being the innovative leader in Neuroscience, Orthopedic and Trauma services. Our unit is equipped with advanced monitoring devices and perfected with an environment conducive to healing.  We take pride in being a Comprehensive Stroke Unit and a Level 4 Epilepsy unit, the highest levels that can be attained. 




  • Current RN License in good standing with state licensing board.
  • BSN required OR enrollment and completion of BSN within 5 years
  • Minimum of 1 year of Med Surg experience in an acute care setting.
  • BLS certification (ACLS within 3 months of hire)


RN Benefits, Special Incentives & Perks


  • Sign On Bonus: Up to $25,000 for full time positions
  • Up to $3,000 Relocation Assistance for full time positions
  • Extra shifts bonus $3,000*(restrictions apply)
  • $4 to $8 per hour shift differential
  • $1,000 annual certification bonus
  • $5,000 RN Referral Bonus
  • $100 monthly commuter subsidy full time
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment with advanced technological systems, processes, and practice
  • Commitment to Wellness sponsored by the Strategic Employee Engagement Council and GWU Wellness Center
  • Commitment to Diversity sponsored by the Diversity & Inclusion Council
  • 401(k) with company match up to 6%
  • Excellent medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plan
  • Shared Governance Model
  • RN to BSN Scholarship at George Washington University
    • RNs from Montgomery County College or Northern Virginia (NOVA) with a 3.0 are automatically admitted to GWU *(some restrictions apply)
  • No Mandatory Overtime. Schedule your own shifts
  • E.A.R.N. Clinical Nurse Advancement Program with monetary reward
  • Significant opportunities to grow and develop through job-related training, continuing education, and mobility up and across UHS subsidiaries.
  • The Option to Waive your Paid Time Off Days and take an additional 12% Increase on your Base Rate.
  • Employee discounts and much more…!!

About GWUH: GW Hospital is a 385-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC. Featuring a Level 1 Trauma Center and a Level 3 NICU offers clinical expertise in a variety of areas including cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, women’s health, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery. GW Hospital is owned and operated by Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company that is one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies.  Primary care and specialty outpatient care are available through the Medical Faculty Associates, a multi-specialty physician practice group of more than 750 physicians covering 51 specialty and subspecialty areas. The Medical Faculty Associates' doctors have offices in the Ambulatory Care Center, an outpatient clinic building located one block from the hospital. https://www.gwhospital.com/


 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.


United Health Services, Inc: One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $13.4 billion in 2022. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America’s Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 94,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network, and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.

EEO Statement: 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.

 Notice: At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries.  We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

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Posting ID: 886909207 Posted: 2024-04-09 Job Title: Registered Nurse