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.

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

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Job #33162
Transplant Navigator
Transplant
Full Time, Days
Washington, DC
Under the direction of the Vice President, Surgical Services, Washington Region, responsible for the coordination of physician referrals and general communication for and between medical and surgical transplant hepatology services across the continuum of care between community-based physicians and Washington region subspecialty gastroenterologists. Provides direct access to hepatology and liver transplant services by GI and primary care physicians for hepatology and surgical consultation, hospital admission and urgent/emergent care for their patients. Functions as a physician advocate, facilitating prompt scheduling, rapid transfer and continuing follow-up care for patients referred to the transplant hepatology division of the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute (MGTI). These functions are performed in accordance all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Required Education/Training:
  • Bachelor's degree in healthcare-related field required.
  • Clinical experience preferred.

Required Experience:
  • 2-3 years of experience in the healthcare field is required.
  • In-depth familiarity with medical and surgical GI procedures and inpatient/outpatient/community services.
  • Must have clinical maturity and experience; excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team of healthcare providers.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills are essential.
  • Position requires a moderate level of advocacy and problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to multitask and organize detailed information.
  • Ability to shift priorities quickly and calmly.
  • Knowledge of hospital operations essential.
  • Knowledge of community resources helpful.
  • Ability to work autonomously with limited direct supervision.
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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