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 #32138
Hospitalist / Assistant Director - Hospital Medicine
Hospital Medicine - Southern Maryland
Full Time
Clinton, MD
As a Hospitalist, provide inpatient internal medicine care within the hospital setting, including admitting patients, performing physical exams, ordering tests, diagnosing, performing hospital rounds, and planning for discharge. Participate in call schedule. Facilitate coordination and development of a comprehensive and individual plan of care in collaboration with patient, family and multidisciplinary team. Prepare written prescription orders, medications and controlled substances under MD and federal rules, regulations and law. Coordinate family education with nursing staff, ancillary staff and other resources. Follow all established HIMS policies for maintenance and signing of medical records. Submit timely and complete patient bills. Receive inpatient referrals from Primary Care Center and admit from Emergency Department. Maintain daily caseload of 10+ hospital inpatients. Contribute to the achievement of department goals and adhere to policies, procedures and quality and safety standards. Comply with government and accreditation regulations. As an Assistant Program Director, provide oversight of group practice administration. Collaborate with the Director in assessing team and program needs and providing leadership to ensure a balanced working environment. Develop the hospitalist program services and provide guidance in areas including policies, personnel, services, marketing, quality assurance monitoring, and education. Facilitate efficient and effective communication and administration between providers, physician extenders, hospital staff, and other providers. Responsible for the recruitment of hospitalists and physician extenders for MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center. Job based at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton, MD. Requires travel to work at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center in Olney, MD, and MedStar St. Mary's Hospital in Leonardtown, MD.

Requirements:
  • Position requires MD degree or foreign equivalent, plus three years of ABIM-recognized internal medicine residency.
  • Valid Maryland medical license.
  • American Board certification (or eligibility) in Internal Medicine.

Position requires rotating schedule on day, evening, overnight, and weekend shifts and on-call duties. No calls.
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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