Children's National Hospital is a nationally ranked, freestanding, 323-bed, pediatric acute care children's hospital located in Washington D.C.. It is affiliated with the George Washington University School of Medicine and the Howard University College of Medicine. The hospital provides comprehensive pediatric specialties and subspecialties to infants, children, teens, and young adults aged 0–21 throughout the region. The hospital features an ACS verified level I pediatric trauma center, the only in the district. Its regional pediatric intensive-care unit and neonatal intensive care units serve the region. The hospital also has a rooftop helipad for critical pediatric transport.
Children's National is ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report and The Leapfrog Group. In June 2021 the hospital was ranked as the #7 best children's hospital in the United States by U.S. News & World Report on the publications' honor roll list. The neonatology division was also ranked #1 in the country for the fourth year in a row.
Highest paying job titles at Childrens National Medical Center include Registered Nurse (RN), Unit Director, and Clinical Pharmacist