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Why Should You Work at Children's National?

A Rewarding Career Awaits You at Children's National

Our teams provide the best care possible to children facing any number of health challenges. Learn how our nationally recognized programs make a difference in their lives.

We Are Experts in the Care of Children

Children’s National Hospital, located in Washington, D.C., is a leader in the development of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury. Serving the nation’s children for more than 150 years, Children’s National is the premier provider of pediatric care in the Washington metropolitan area.

Providing World-Class Care to Children Is Not Just Part of What We Do, It’s All We Do

Our staff takes the time to listen, address needs and hear the concerns of all patients and families. We care for more than 223,000 unique patients annually who come from throughout the region, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest employers in the region, Children’s National has more than 7,000 employees, including 1,700 nurses and 700 physicians.

We Believe that Children Everywhere Should Have the Best Chance at a Bright Future

Children’s National is the largest provider of pediatric care in the District of Columbia and as a non-profit health system, we have a mission to serve all children regardless of ability to pay. Each year, Children’s National provides more than $143 million in uncompensated care.

We Are Committed to Improving the Lives of Children Everywhere

Children's National serves as the regional referral center for pediatric emergency and trauma, cancer, cardiac and critical care as well as neonatology, orthopaedic surgery, neurology and neurosurgery. The Telehealth Program at Children’s National provides distance learning and more than 1,900 consultations annually to regional and international providers. Our experts also train the next generation of pediatric healthcare professionals by training more than 200 residents and fellows annually.

We Are Applying Innovative Thinking to Help Solve Issues Faced by Children Here and Around the World

With an internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare and research professionals, Children’s National has one of the top federally funded pediatric research centers in the country. Children’s National is home to the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation and is home to the only Clinical and Translational Science Award led by a pediatric hospital.

We Are Providing the Highest Quality Care Designed with Kids in Mind

Recognized for clinical excellence, Children’s National is ranked among the top pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and is Magnet-designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the highest level of recognition for nursing. All three of our intensive care units are recipients of the Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. Our focus on continuing education for our staff is key to innovation and continuing to provide the best in world-class care.

We Are Committed to Being Among the Safest Pediatric Hospitals in America

We strive to keep our patients, families and employees safe and to provide care in a setting where patients and families can expect excellent service and are treated with kindness and compassion. We respect their right to be made aware of risks, strive to empower them to make informed health-related decisions, and listen when they voice a concern or share an opinion. We are dedicated to continuous improvement of patient safety, quality of care, and operating and clinical practices.

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