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 #32999
Media Relations Specialist
Public Affairs & Marketing
Full Time, Days
Washington, DC
Assists Director of Media Relations with media outreach, Web updates and monitoring. Appropriately uses and monitors social media to promote the hospital and to foster positive media relationships. Escorts media representatives on physician and patient interviews, obtains necessary legal consents for such, and assists with planning and execution of press conferences. 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:
  • Four-year degree in communications, journalism or marketing.

Required Experience:
  • 1-3 years of experience in fields of media, marketing, journalism or communications.
  • Strong computer and graphic design skills, as well as experience working with social media and local or national news outlets preferred.
  • Demonstrated skills in problem solving and diplomacy necessary to interact well with physicians and patients.
  • Strong writing skills a must.
  • Ability to effectively identify, package and disseminate news.
  • Good oral communication skills.
  • Must be able to balance multiple work assignments that are time-sensitive, and exercise judgment when setting priorities for the accomplishment of those assignments.
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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