With a 609-licensed-bed hospital and 1,100 physicians, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's clinical services represent one of the largest healthcare delivery networks in the area.

Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis — caring for the whole person — Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment.

We offer some of the most sophisticated treatments and technologies available, as well as the expertise of nationally respected physicians. Our doctors have been named in the Washingtonian "Top Doctors" for 2014 and our hospital has been ranked as a "high performing" hospital for geriatrics; nephrology; orthopaedics; and urology by US News and World Report 2014-15

Some of our centers of excellence include cancer, neurosciences, gastroenterology, transplant and vascular diseases.

We offer you:

  • Competitive compensation and generous benefits
  • Superb educational opportunities plus tuition assistance
  • Robust wellness program
  • Free shuttle from Metro stations

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Job #32466
Administrative Assistant
Various Departments
Full Time, Days, Monday-Friday
Washington, DC
We currently have Administrative Assistant openings in the following department(s):
  • Nephrology
  • Neurosurgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • Surgery

Position Summary:
The individual in this position provides administrative and secretarial support to the department physicians. Answers phones, registers patients, schedules appointments, posts surgical procedures, and coordinates insurance verifications and pre-authorizations. Manages physician's calendar, coordinates travel,and assists with manuscripts and protocols. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University Hospital's (GUH) philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Required Education/Training:
  • Associate's degree.

Required Experience:
  • At least three years of work experience required, preferably in a medical/clinical office.
  • Experience with computerized scheduling and registration systems.
  • Working knowledge of IDX/GE Centricity Business preferred.
  • Experience with an electronic health record system desired, especially GE Centricity Clinical or Aria.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and customer service skills, and good telephone etiquette.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to perform in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to deal effectively and professionally with a variety of different individuals.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all candidates for employment and employees.
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