Emergency Services Support Assistant

MedStar Health - Washington, DC3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $64,000 - $84,000 a year
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, D.C. Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis—caring for the whole person—MedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment.

MedStar Georgetown’s centers of excellence include neurosciences, transplant, cancer and gastroenterology. Along with Magnet® nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research and cutting-edge technologies, MedStar Georgetown’s 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.

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
Ability to set priorities and work in a stressful environment
Experience with computers and data entry helpful
Knowledge of insurance/third party pay or practice and procedure helpful
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., 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.