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Children’s National nurses and our nursing programs consistently receive awards and recognition for the excellent care we provide to children and their families. Learn about some of our awards below.

Nominate an Outstanding Nurse for the Daisy Award

Please nominate a nurse who is a deserving recipient of the DAISY Award. This nurse’s clinical skill and especially their compassionate care exemplify the kind of nurse that our patients, their families and our staff recognize as an outstanding role model.

Achieving Nursing Honors

American Academy of Nursing Fellows

ANCC PTAP Program Director of the Year

DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Bedside Nursing Excellence Award - Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society

Magnet Nurse of the Year

Helios HR Apollo Award for Mentoring and Coaching

Washington Post Star Nurse Award

Washingtonian Magazine Excellence in Nursing Awards

A Place to Grow and Thrive

We offer professional development to support nurses’ career aspirations through our trainee programs, fellowships, Transition to Practice Program, continuing education and more.

Our Nursing Programs

We want you to join our team. Whether you’re just getting started in the field of nursing, or bring years of experience, learn more about nursing career opportunities at Children’s National.

Newborn baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

'We're #5 in the Nation and Ranked in All 10 Specialties

U.S. News & World Report ranks Children's National #5 in the nation and best in the Mid-Atlantic for neonatology, cancer, and neurology and neurosurgery.

Newborn baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
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Our Care Earns Nursing’s Highest Honors

Children’s National has been Magnet designated since 2010, as we achieved initial Magnet designation in 2010, with subsequent redesignations in 2015 and 2020. Less than 10% of hospitals nationwide have achieved this highest recognition for excellence in nursing.

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