Director of the Heart Institute, Inpatient Nursing – Division of Nursing

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Children's National Health System | Washington, DC

Permanent Position


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.


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. For the second year, the NICU won top honors and the Hospital was ranked in all 10 specialty services. Children’s National is continuing its cutting-edge development of innovative pediatric therapeutics and executing its strategic plan to expand its regional base to provide greater access to pediatric care throughout the region. 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 . The Hospital has been designated and re-designated as an ANCC Magnet hospital, the highest level of recognition for nursing excellence. Of this small group, an even smaller percentage are pediatric hospitals, putting Children’s National in an elite group of pediatric hospitals in the country. Children’s National Health System has recently been verified as a Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s, making it one of 12 pediatric hospitals to achieve this distinction.

Director of the Heart Institute, Inpatient Nursing – Division of Nursing

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