A not-for-profit academic teaching hospital - MedStar Georgetown University Hospital offers acute-care teaching and research facilities in the field of neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry, gastroenterology, transplant, and vascular surgery. The hospital was established as part of Georgetown University in 1898 staffed by the Sisters of St. Francis. Expanding operations, the hospital then moved to its current location at Reservoir Road NW, Washington, D.C., United States in 1930. The residency, fellowship programs, and clinical trials are administered by Georgetown University Medical Center, equipped with over 600 beds, offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment. The hospital is well decorated with numerous awards from the National Cancer Institute, and numerous mentions in Newsweek. The hospital is frequently in need of expansion, requiring qualified individuals to add to its 4500 plus associates, offering a benefits package for everyone in the MedStar Health family.
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 personaliscaring for the whole personMedStar 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:
Serves as a personal contact who provides support and helps to alleviate stress for families of surgical patients during the perioperative period, acting as a link in the communication network between family, patient and staff. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.
About MedStar Health
- Associate's degree required, degree in Nursing preferred
- 1-2 years hospital, nursing or comparable experience in acute care setting
- Preferred RN licensed
- Effective communication skills, including strong listening ability; diplomatic skills; exceptional customer service skills and willingness to go the extra mile to provide assistance to our patients and families
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.