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Thank you for your interest in joining our incredible team of healthcare professionals at Children’s National Hospital, where we are dedicated to helping our patients grow up stronger.

At Children’s National we’ve been serving the nation’s children since 1870. Here you’ll work with more than 6,000 employees who provide world-class care in a warm and caring environment. And, we are proud to be a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels.

Children's National Hospital is ranked #5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. We're ranked #1 for newborns and we're the best pediatric hospital for neurology and neurosurgery in the Mid-Atlantic. Children’s National is also a three-time recipient of Magnet® status for exceptional nursing. We offer expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty locations. Home to the Children’s National Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is one of the nation’s top NIH-funded pediatric institutions and is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care.

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Apply Today to Join Our Team

A rewarding career awaits you at Children's National. Discover exciting career opportunities.

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Nursing at Children’s National

Nurses may learn more about working at Children's National on our Nursing Careers page, where you'll also find information about virtual walk-in hours for prospective employees, held from noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays via Zoom.

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    Our Mission

    Since our inception, Children’s National has been committed to improving the lives of children everywhere through Care, Advocacy, Research and Education.

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    We accomplish this through:

    • Providing a quality healthcare experience for our patients and families
    • Improving health outcomes for children regionally, nationally, and internationally
    • Leading the creation of innovative solutions to pediatric health challenges
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    Children’s National Named One of America's Greatest Workplaces for Women

    Newsweek recognized Children’s National as one of America’s best workplaces for women based on compensation, work-life balance and proactive management on diversity. We’re thankful for the strong and bright women who care for our families each day.

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    Special Category Associate Applications

    Special Category

    Apply to this non-employee position to shadow medical professionals, participate in patient activities, take on administrative duties and more.

    Episodic Associate

    This non-employee position offers short-term observational/
    shadowing assignments lasting five days or less. Apply to participate in this program today.

    Read Our Latest News

    Throughout the Washington, D.C., region, the nation and the world, Children’s National is making headlines that recognize our expertise, innovation and advocacy efforts for children.

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    Career Advancement at Children’s National

    Our Office of Faculty Affairs assists individuals on their career paths at Children’s National and with appointments at the George Washington University School of Medicine.

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