The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 385-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC, next to the Foggy Bottom metro. GW Hospital serves a diverse group of patients - from local residents to our nation's leaders. As an academic medical center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. This expertise includes cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, women's health, trauma, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery.
GW Hospital is jointly owned and operated by George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies. The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), adjacent to the hospital, is the 11th oldest medical center in the country and the first in the nation's capital.
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.
Registered Nurse Acute Pain Management
Implement clinical plans of care for adult patients with chronic and acute pain. Performs a wide range of activities, which include: assessment, recommendations on symptom management; development of plans to meet patient and family physical and psychosocial needs; monitoring of patient progress; updating the acute pain service team.; and patient/family teaching. Will also serve as a resource to other hospital staff on pain and management of peripheral nerve block issues. Promotes staff proficiency in pain management.