Children’s National Health System (Children’s National) is seeking a nurse leader with pediatric cardiology experience to be the next Director of the Heart Institute, Inpatient Nursing. The Director will be a member of the nursing leadership team and support and model professional engagement, compassionate care, best practices, and promote professional development of the Heart Institute nursing team. The Director will have a BSN and an advanced degree in a relevant field or an MSN if s/he does not have a BSN. A minimum of 10 years of nursing and progressive operational leadership with pediatric experience is required. The best candidates will have significant experience at the bedside in pediatric critical care and have earned certification in pediatric critical care.
This position offers an opportunity to impact pediatric health care in one of the country’s top pediatric hospitals. Children’s National has consistently been ranked among the top ten pediatric hospitals in the country by U.S. News and World Report and in 2018 rose to one of the top 5 children’s hospitals. The Director of Nursing for the Heart Institute is a highly visible and senior nursing professional of the Division of Nursing’s leadership team, reporting to the Vice President of Nursing and Chief Nursing Officer.
Children’s National Health System has retained the services of ZurickDavis to assist in this search. For a detailed description of the position and organization, please view our Leadership Profile. We invite interested parties to send resume and cover letter to CNRNDirectorHeartInstitute2258@ZurickDavis.com For additional questions, please contact Ellen Mahoney at 781.938.1975. All contact with ZurickDavis will remain confidential.
Internal Number: 2258
About Children's National Health System
Founded in 1870, Children’s National Health System, a 313-bed freestanding academic pediatric medical center located in Washington, DC, is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the Washington, DC metro area with academic affiliations with The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Howard University School of Medicine. There are 117 pediatric residents and 150 subspecialty fellows in thirty nationally accredited fellowship programs. Children’s National is ranked as one of the best pediatric hospitals in the United States by US News & World Report with Magnet designation, the highest level of recognition for nursing excellence, awarded to only seven percent of all hospitals nationally.