Nursing at Children's National

Nursing team

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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At Children’s National, you won’t just save lives. You’ll save entire lifetimes.

Children, their health, and their happiness will inspire everything you do here.
Whether you choose 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.

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.

Join Our Team

Whether you’re just getting started or bring years of experience, learn more about nursing careers at Children’s National.

Nursing Programs

Autism Behavioral Communications (ABC) support team

The Autism Behavioral Communications (ABC) support team. It is staffed by Eileen Walters, ABC program manager; Kathleen Atmore, an autism specialist and developmental neuropsychologist; and Chayna Humphrey, program assistant.

Realizing the positive outcomes from the Autism Awareness Team’s efforts, Walters’ envisioned Children’s National as an autism-friendly hospital where a team approach could help put patients with unique needs at ease by giving their care teams the tools they need to create a therapeutic healthcare environment.

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