Hospital Geriatrics - Faculty Physician

Washington, DC

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Hospital Geriatrics -  Faculty Physician, Washington, D.C.

Join us at MedStar Total Elder Care (MTEC) at Washington Hospital Center in D.C. You can work with MedStar Health, the largest provider in the mid-Atlantic, recognized regionally and nationally for excellence in medical care. Our mission is to enhance the lives of ill elders and families, using interdisciplinary teams in home-based primary care and a robust hospital geriatrics service.

We seek a motivated physician (board-certified in FP or IM, and Geriatrics preferred) to lead our geriatrics inpatient service. The hospital service includes rounding on our own house call patients, leading an orthogeriatrics service and teaching fellows, residents and students.  You would be a core member of the Geriatrics team, attend our team meetings and ensure quality of our patients’ transitions in and out of the hospital.

You can create new programs, receive robust practice management support and be eligible for a Georgetown faculty appointment, based on academic criteria.

You can be part of a great team that serves as a national model of elder care. We participate in a national Medicare demonstration project, Independence at Home (IAH), and a Maryland pilot program to improve outcomes for high-need and high-cost elders.

Your role will include:
  • Attending physician on inpatient geriatrics service for Monday-Friday
  • Rotation with other physicians for hospital duty and phone on-call (Q4-6 weeks)
  • Teaching of fellows, internal medicine residents and medical students  
  • Working with a superb team of geriatricians, NPs, social workers, and coordinators
  • Leadership roles as medical director, fellowship director or clinical research

Compensation and benefits include:
  • Competitive salary and annual performance bonus
  • 30 days (6 weeks) of annual paid time off and 5 days of  funded CME time
  • 403(B) Retirement Plan with an employer match
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Full malpractice insurance
  • Disability plan
  • Many other MedStar Health benefits

We are not accepting inquiries or solicitations from 3rd party recruiters/search firms.

And please check out our website for more information: http://www.medstartotaleldercare.org/

Why join MedStar Medical Group?

We are a progressive, forward-thinking organization that enables you to define your own future—by region, specialty or professional interest. We are also among the nation’s 10-largest medical groups, with the resources of highly respected MedStar Health behind us. We are collaborative too. Your input and opinions concerning quality of patient care, your practice and this organization truly matter. You’ll also find balance here. We work hard, but we also value our personal lives and pursuits beyond the workplace. If you want an exciting career that is always challenging, always rewarding, apply now.

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Washington Metropolitan Area

The Washington, D.C., metro area is a fascinating and incredibly diverse place to live and work, with a population comprising many backgrounds, cultures and economic levels. It is home to outstanding museums and national treasures, good schools, prestigious colleges and universities, and many pro sports teams, as well as exceptional restaurants and nightlife. There are many types of public transportation and an excellent selection of living options—from urban condos and apartments to suburban townhouses and single-family homes in close-knit communities and quiet rural locations. Getaway destinations are within a short drive, including beautiful beaches, mountains and the Chesapeake Bay, as well as cities such as Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York. MedStar hospitals serving Washington, D.C., are MedStar Washington Hospital Center, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital.

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