Internal Medicine / Geriatrics Physician - Geriatrics and Senior Services with MedStar Health in Washington, D.C.

Washington, DC

Position Summary:

Internal Medicine/Geriatrics Physician – MedStar Health in Washington, D.C.

MedStar Medical Group offers a rewarding career in a setting that's right for you. Join an organization that welcomes your experience and leadership as clinician and healthcare expert.

We seek a physician-educator to serve a population of high-need elders in Washington, D.C. Core duties include 90% clinical time and 10% academic time. Clinical settings include:
  1. Home-Based Primary Care: The physician will manage a panel of complex elders at home with a superb team of social workers, nurse practitioners, RN, and office support staff.
  2. Hospital Geriatrics at MedStar Washington Hospital Center (MWHC). This includes inpatient consults for our own house call patients and for surgeons and other colleagues.

The physician will have 10% time devoted to academic activity with option for a faculty appointment at Georgetown School of Medicine. The physician provides education for MedStar Washington Hospital Center Internal Medicine residents and Georgetown medical students. Academic time includes noon conferences, small group teaching sessions, grand rounds, supervising residents and students on Geriatrics rotations, scholarly activity, and development of clinical and teaching skills.

The MedStar House Call Program in D.C. is one of the leading house call programs in the U.S. We employ a dedicated team to meet the needs of underserved elders and their families in D.C. We bring the best of care to the home, offering tailored treatment plans that consider the home environment and the abilities of family caregivers.

The MedStar Washington Hospital Center is a world-class hospital in the heart of D.C., with excellent specialist and ICU care and a strong team-based approach. The balance of clinical duties can be flexible based on program needs and a candidate's interest in hospital and primary care services. The physicians provide after-hours phone on-call every 4–5 weeks and have weekends off from hospital rounds to support a good work-life balance. We are open to discussing the option of a part-time position.

Qualifications:

Education/Training:
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD or DO) and completion of residency in Internal Medicine.
  • Geriatrics fellowship training preferred (or equivalent professional experience).

Licenses/Certification:
  • Board-certified in Internal Medicine at start of employment.
  • Board-certified in Geriatrics within 1 year of employment start (if fellowship-trained).
  • Eligible for appointment to Active Staff of MedStar Washington Hospital Center and for licensure to practice medicine in D.C. and Maryland.

Skills:
  • Strong personal, clinical, and teaching skills for teamwork and care of ill elders.
  • The physician will also perform procedures as required for the specialty.

As a MedStar provider, you can expect:
  • A competitive salary and signing bonus
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Full malpractice insurance
  • Generous paid time off (30 days/year)
  • Additional annual CME leave and CME allowance
  • Retirement plan – 403(b) with % employer match

Be a part of a nationally recognized health system and the largest provider of health services in the Baltimore/Washington region. Enjoy a rewarding career and high quality of life by living in or near the nation's capital with great culture, food, climate, and living communities.

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

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 15 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.

MedStar Medical Group is an equal opportunity employer.
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