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Nursing at Children's National

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Every child deserves a champion. It could be you.

Initiate research or lend your voice to leadership. You’ll have countless ways to grow professionally…and help children grow up healthier and happier, too.

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Only in pediatrics can you save a lifetime.™

Children, their health, and their happiness will inspire everything you do here. Our nursing program allows you to: 

  • Further your education through tuition reimbursement
  • Stay up-to-date with 400+ free hours of continuing education
  • Earn incentives through our Nursing Clinical Advancement Program (Nursing CAP)
  • Deepen your specialty knowledge through a nursing fellowship
  • Get hands-on experience in our Simulation Learning Center
  • Launch a nurse-led research initiative
  • Lend your voice to one of our nursing leadership councils

No matter how you choose to pursue nursing excellence at Children’s National, you’ll see your efforts rewarded by the light in a child’s eyes and the relief on anxious parent’s face.

Connect With Us

Nurses (RNs and LPNs with at least one year of experience) interested in an informational interview, either before or after applying for a position with us, may stop by a walk-in session on Tuesdays from noon to 2 p.m. at two of our locations. Visit with us at our main campus, 111 Michigan Ave NW, Washington, D.C. or Dochester location, 12200 Plum Orchard Drive, Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD. Just inquire at our welcome desks.

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Join an Award-Winning Team

Since 2010, Children’s National has been designated a Magnet® hospital for excellence in nursing and patient care.

Work with Skilled, Dedicated Experts

More than 80 percent of our nurses hold bachelor’s or master’s degrees in nursing; nearly half of our clinical nurses are certified in pediatrics or a pediatric specialty.

Love Your Job and Build a Career

In a 2016 survey, our nurses’ satisfaction rankings were consistently higher than the national average. Our nurses love their jobs and have ample opportunity for growth.