Emergency Svcs Support Asst
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, DC Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personaliscaring for the whole personMedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment. MedStar Georgetowns centers of excellence include neurosciences, transplant, cancer and gastroenterology. Along with Magnet nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research and cutting-edge technologies, MedStar Georgetowns healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership. General Summary of Position: Performs clinical, clerical, and administrative support functions for the Emergency Department. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards. Qualifications: Minimum of High School diploma or equivalent GED; In addition, one of the following three requirements must be met: Successful completion of an EMT-B program or; One year experience as a nursing assistant, office medical assistant or; Emergency department assistant in a medical setting or; BSN student who has completed the sophomore year and has at least one semester of clinical experience BLS required One-year experience in a hospital emergency department preferred. Ability to perform technologies required and to learn other direct patient care technologies Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent interpersonal and customer relation skills Aability to set priorities and work in a stressful environment Experience with computers and data entry helpful Knowledge of insurance/third party payor practice and procedure helpful About MedStar HealthMedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.