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

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Associates live by Our Common Purpose: We Create Caring Moments in the Spirit of Cura Personalis – Care for the Whole Person. Our Quality Standards of Safety, Compassion, Professionalism and Coordinated Care set the priorities for consistent decision making applicable to everyone in every situation.

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Job #32477
Certified Office Medical Assistant
Various Departments
Full Time, Days, Monday-Friday
Washington, DC
We currently have Certified Office Medical Assistant openings in the following department(s):
  • Otolaryngology
  • Otolaryngology at McLean, VA
  • Pediatrics Clinic at Tenleytown
  • Plastic Surgery

Position Summary:
Performs a variety of patient care-related activities to assist physicians, physician extenders and nursing staff in the ambulatory setting. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Required Education/Training:
  • High school graduate or equivalent GED.
  • Completion of Nursing Assistant/Medical Assistant course strongly preferred.
  • Phlebotomy training/certification preferred.
  • Certification by an accredited professional organization, i.e., National Healthcare Association (NHA), American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or American Medical Technologists (AMT), preferred. If not certified at the date of hire, must do so within six months of hire date.
  • CPR certification required.

Required Experience:
  • One year of experience in healthcare setting, preferably an outpatient setting.
  • Experience with electronic health records preferred.
  • Knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Skill in assisting in a variety of treatments and as directed.
  • Skill in taking vital signs, maintaining records and recording results.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patient, medical staff and the public.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to read, understand and respond to detailed oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.
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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