Upcoming Recruitment Events

Throughout our health system, Children’s National nurses benefit from endless opportunities for professional development, interdisciplinary collaboration, and shared governance. Our nurses translate these opportunities into evidence-based practice, and family-centered care. If you come to work at Children’s you will be part of an extraordinary community of physicians, nurses, and hospital staff dedicated to children’s medicine.

Special Programs for New Graduates and for Nursing Students

New graduates can apply for a one year, paid Residency Program and nursing students who have completed at least one-half of a nursing program can apply for the Child Care Technician (CCT) Program.

Fellowship Opportunities

We offer a Neonatal Critical Care Fellowship, Critical Care Nursing Fellowship, Perioperative Fellowship, and more.

Innovative Pediatric Care

Our renowned Children’s National Heart Institute is redefining pediatric cardiac care in areas such as inpatient and outpatient services, intensive care, surgery, catheterization and interventional therapies, electrophysiology, echocardiography, cardiac MRI, and fetal cardiology.

Choice of Work Locations

As a member of our nursing family you can work in a range of locations. You may join our flagship hospital or any one of our primary care centers, outpatient centers, or hospital-owned pediatric practices throughout the Washington, DC, area.

Competitive Benefits

Nurses at Children’s receive a wide range of benefits including: flexible scheduling, tuition assistance, professional development, Clinical Ladder, continuing education conferences, a weekend incentive program, preceptorship and charge nurse recognition bonuses, and much more.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

Many parts of our main hospital are newly renovated. For example, Children’s has an advanced Surgery Preparation and Recovery Center featuring five private induction rooms, 24 recovery bays, a playroom and more – all enabling optimal patient care and greater family comfort for an easier transition to home care.

Live and Work in a Vibrant Location

Washington, DC, is home to countless museums, historical sites, monuments, world-class restaurants, recreational activities, national parks, and eclectic neighborhoods. The city and its many suburbs in Maryland and Northern Virginia offer unsurpassed quality of life for singles and families. Commuting to and from work is convenient with our hospital-based shuttle service to and from the Metro, the region’s subway system.  View our new resources guide based on input from over 400 of our nurses!

Children’s National is an easy place to call home.

Children’s National is consistently ranked among the top pediatric hospitals by U.S.News & World Report. This recognition highlights our commitment to delivering world-class care.

Recruitment Events

Recruitment Events

The DC Department of Health Job Fair
899 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC
Thursday, October 30, 2014
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Pennsylvania State University
College of Nursing Career Fair
Hetzel Union Building- Robeson Center
University Park, PA
Monday, November 3, 2014
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

University of Delaware
Health Sciences Career Fair
Trabant University Center
Newark, DE
Monday, November 10, 2014
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

University of Maryland
Nursing Career Fair
Southern Management Corporation Campus Center,
Ballroom 208A
Baltimore, MD
Monday, December 1, 2014
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Villanova University
Nursing Career Fair
Villanova Room, Connelly Center
Villanova, PA
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Johns Hopkins University 
School of Nursing Career Fair
Baltimore, MD
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

New York University
Nursing Career Fair
The Wasserman Center for Career Development
New York, NY
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Howard University
Health Sciences Career Fair
Washington, DC
Thursday, December 4, 2014
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

University of Pennsylvania
Nursing Career Fair
Claire M. Fagin Hall
Philadelphia, PA
Friday, December 5, 2014
12:00 noon – 2 p.m.

Boston College
Nursing Career Fair
The Heights Room of Corcoran Commons
Chestnut Hill, MA
Monday, December 8, 2014
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Children's National in Your Neighborhood

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Did you know Children’s National has more than 50 locations throughout the region? Find one that’s convenient for your family.

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