Alert: The Children’s National Careers site is currently undergoing system upgrades. Due to these changes, we will not be able to accept applications from 10:00 pm October 18, 2016 through 8:00 am October 24, 2016. We apologize for this inconvenience and look forward to seeing your application as soon as we’re back up and running!

Thank you for your interest in joining our incredible team of healthcare professionals at Children’s National, where we are  dedicated to helping our patients grow up stronger.

At Children’s National we’ve been serving the nation’s children since 1870. Here you’ll work with more than 6,000 employees who provide world-class care in a warm and caring environment. And, we are proud to be a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels.

Children’s National is ranked in the top 20 in every specialty evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, is designated a Leapfrog Group Top Hospital, and is a two-time recipient of Magnet® status for exceptional nursing. We offer expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers. Home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is one of the nation’s top NIH-funded pediatric institutions and is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care.

Our Mission

Since our inception, Children’s National has been committed to improving the lives of children everywhere through Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education.

We accomplish this through:

  • Providing a quality healthcare experience for our patients and families
  • Improving health outcomes for children regionally, nationally, and internationally
  • Leading the creation of innovative solutions to pediatric health challenges

Our Vision

Children’s medicine isn’t just what we do, it’s all we do and we will set the standard of excellence for the care of children. Our vision is:

  • To lead the nation in advancing the health and well-being of all children.
  • To be a premier pediatric health system, with leadership
    in advocacy, research, education, and clinical care.
  • To set the standard in delivering the highest quality care, in ways that put the child at the center

Our employees are the heart and soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

In This Section:

Why Children's?

Our health system is dedicated to hiring the best employees to care for our kids.

Our Culture

Learn about the culture at Children's National Health System and see what opportunities are available for you to join the exciting team.


Children's National Health System provides an excellent benefits package focused on meeting the needs of our growing workforce.


Children’s National Health System offers many programs for new and experienced doctors.

Nursing at Children's National

Nursing at Children's is integral to the mission of Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education. We know what it takes to truly connect with kids.

Fast Fact

We employ 559 physicians and 1,663 nurses.

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