The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 385-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC, next to the Foggy Bottom metro. GW Hospital serves a diverse group of patients â€" from local residents to our nationâ€™s leaders. As an academic medical center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. This expertise includes cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, womenâ€™s health, trauma, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery.
GW Hospital is jointly owned and operated by George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies. The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), adjacent to the hospital, is the 11th oldest medical center in the country and the first in the nationâ€™s capital.
The mission of GW Hospital is to provide the highest quality healthcare, advanced medical technology, and world-class service to its patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.
Director of Womenâ€™s Services
The Director assumes 24-hour responsibility and accountability for nursing care for Women and Childrenâ€™s Health including Labor and Delivery, Antepartum, Postpartum, Nursery and Neonatal Intensive Care Units. Provides leadership, management and direction to continually improve the profession of nursing and patient care outcomes at the George Washington University Hospital (GWUH) using a focus of Service Excellence Standards. Responsible for nursing quality programs that are outcome oriented. Develops and implements initiatives in accordance with government regulations, licensing and accreditation requirements that effectively utilize resources to reach the organizations short and long term strategic goals. The Director works collaboratively with the entire health care team to support the mission, vision, and values of the organization. May be designated to assume responsibilities of daily operations of the organization in the absence of other hospital administrators.