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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:
The MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute (MGTI) is a proud member of MedStar Health, the premier health system in the Mid-Atlantic region and one of the nation's leaders in solid organ transplants. MGTI associates primarily practice at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Washington Hospital Center.
MGTI is one of MedStar's Centers of Excellence and offers evaluation and treatment of advanced liver disease, intestinal disorders, chronic kidney disease, and complications of diabetes. Our goal is to restore patients to their optimum level of health and return them to a productive life. We specialize in innovative treatments and provide our patients with access to groundbreaking research and clinical trials.
Provides medical care to patients as delegated by the supervising physician (s) in the Georgetown Transplant Institute. Performs complete medical history and physical examinations. Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures and interpret results. Assists physician in office surgical procedures and operating room. Triages clinical issues and acts as a resource to other team members. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.
Bachelor degree required. Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant program.
3-5 years Outpatient and Surgery experience preferred.
Licensed by State Board of Medicine,
BLS and ACLS certification.
Knowledge of medical equipment and surgical instruments
Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures to administer patient care.
Skill in taking medical histories, performing physical examinations and interpreting findings.
Ability to maintain quality control standards.
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with supervising physician (s) and other medical staff.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a broad spectrum of professionals, including physicians, nurses, medical students, 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.
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