MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, D.C. Along with Magnet® nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research and cutting-edge technologies, our healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership.
Founded in the Jesuit principle ofcura personalis—caring for the whole person—we are committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment.Our mission is what sets us apart - and makesMedStar Georgetowna special place to work.The incumbent has responsibility for the assessment and management of patients, including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, and the implementation and evaluation of an appropriate plan of care including discharge planning. He/She carries out these responsibilities in the hospital (including the delivery room, the nurseries, and pediatric floor/PICU) and when transporting unstable highâ€‘risk neonates from other hospitals. All functions are performed within standards, and in accordance with MGUH policies and procedures. The incumbent works in conjunction with the primary nurse to provide familyâ€‘centered care. As an advanced practitioner, the PA is involved in nursing/medical education, consultation and outcome testing. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards. Minimum Qualifications for the Position:
- Physician Assistant degree or equivalent combination of training and experience. Needs to have had NICU training.
- Current D.C. license or license eligible as a Physician Assistant.
- NRP certification.
- Minimum of 2 years experience as a PA.
- Trained in Advanced PA Practice.
- Experience in a university teaching hospital NICU preferred.
- Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with patients/families as well as staff and physicians; excellent clinical knowledge base in Advanced PA.
- Demonstrates strong leadership skills and the ability to function independently.
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.","datePosted":"2020-10-09T04:51:07.908Z
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