Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery APP

Children's National Hospital

Date: Aug 12, 2021

Location: Washington, DC, US

Company: Children’s National Hospital


Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery Advanced Practice Provider Position Children’s National Hospital in Washington D.C. has an open full-time Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Advanced Practice Provider Position. The Cardiac Surgery program at Children’s National has a current volume of 600 cases with many national and international referrals of high complexity. The hospital is situated in a park-like setting adjacent to the Washington Hospital Center less than three miles from the US Capitol. Children’s National is affiliated with George Washington University. This is a great opportunity for someone who may be interested in working with the Children’s National Heart Institute Pediatric Cardiac Surgery team. Our institution was ranked #7 on the Best Children’s Honor Roll. It is nationally ranked in 10 pediatric specialties. We are one of the best hospitals in Cardiology and Heart Surgery.

We have an excellent, comprehensive on boarding orientation. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in post-operative pediatric cardiac surgery patients from infancy through early adulthood. Responsibilities include managing the clinical course of cardiac patients on a 26-bed inpatient acute care unit, providing exemplary patient and family experiences, thorough discharge care coordination and planning, contributing to a collaborative work culture, and providing innovative care through quality improvement and research.

There are didactic teaching sessions with all members of the attending medical / surgical and nursing staff. Surgical and medical fellows provide support to the nurse practitioners. Clinical responsibilities include but are not limited to inpatient and outpatient care in cardiac surgery service. Additionally, our department accommodates one of the busiest hybrid programs for high-risk neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

Minimum Requirements

• Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant certification
• Strong interest in pediatric congenital cardiac surgery
• Inpatient pediatric acute care experience is preferred
• Acute care new graduate PNPs with RN acute care experience are welcome to apply

We offer an attractive benefits package and competitive compensation.

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About Children’s National

Children’s National Hospital, based in Washington, DC, celebrates 150 years of pediatric care, research and commitment to community. Volunteers opened the hospital in 1870 with 12 beds for children displaced after the Civil War. Today, 150 years stronger, it is among the nation’s top 10 children’s hospitals. It is ranked No. 1 for newborn care for the fourth straight year and ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Children’s National is transforming pediatric medicine for all children. In 2020, construction will be complete on the Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus, the first in the nation dedicated to pediatric research. Children’s National has been designated twice as a Magnet hospital, demonstrating the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers in the D.C., metropolitan area, including the Maryland and Northern Virginia suburbs. Children’s National is home to the Children’s National Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation and is the nation’s seventh-highest NIH-funded children’s hospital. It is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care, and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional, and national levels.

Children’s National Health System is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

To apply, interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and current curriculum vitae to Angela McMillan at

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