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Physician Assistant, Division of Hospital Medicine at MSMHC

Georgetown University Hospital
Clinton, MD 20735

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, D.C. Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis—caring for the whole person—MedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment.

MedStar Georgetown’s centers of excellence include neurosciences, transplant, cancer and gastroenterology. Along with Magnet® nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research and cutting-edge technologies, MedStar Georgetown’s healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership.

General Summary of Position:

This position is physically located at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center (7503 Surratts Rd, Clinton, MD 20735).

Provides medical management and care to patients in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine. This position will support onsite follow up visits and consultation service at partnering nursing homes, inpatient consultation at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, and provide other support as needed. Performs complete medical history and examinations. Administers medications and orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. Writes orders in charts and gives verbal telephone orders to qualified professional nurses. Reviews laboratory reports, radiographic reports, other diagnostic reports, and consultant reports. Provides telephone coverage for clinical problems called in by patients, nurses, care givers and others. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.

Qualifications:

 

  • Graduate of accredited PA program.
  • State Licensure in the Maryland as PA.
  • Credentialed as a member of the GUH professional staff.
  • BLS/CPR certified.
  • Three years of PA experience, inclusive of at least one year of directly related experience in Internal Medicine.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with patients/families as well as staff and physicians.
  • Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations, and procedures to administer patient care.
  • Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods, and techniques of professional nursing to provide ongoing patient care.
  • Skill in taking medical histories to assess medical condition and interpret findings.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public.
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards.
  • Ability to maintain calm & effective in emergency situations.
  • Excellent inter-personal & communication skills with a broad spectrum of professionals, including attending physicians, residents, medical students, trainees, support staff, and hospital management.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.
Posted: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2019-11-01

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Physician Assistant, Division of Hospital Medicine at MSMHC

Georgetown University Hospital
Clinton, MD 20735

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