Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner - MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (23026323)

Location: District of Columbia
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 23026323
Company: Medstar Health
Contact: Lindsay Smoot    Call: 4432433165
Job Posted: 11/18/21

Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner - MedStar Georgetown University Hospital - 23026323

MedStar Medical Group (MMG) offers a uniquely rewarding career in a major marketplace. MedStar Medical Group at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) is currently seeking a full-time nurse practitioner to join our Palliative Care Team. Located in Washington, [link removed], MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in northwest Washington, [link removed]® nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research, and cutting-edge technologies, MedStar Georgetown's healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership. Become part of an organization that welcomes your experience, input, and leadership—as a clinician and healthcare expert.

As a MedStar Medical Group clinician, you can expect:

  • A competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid malpractice insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • CME leave and CME allowance
  • Retirement plan – 403-B with % employer match

Position Summary:
The nurse practitioner (APRN) is a professional nurse with advanced knowledge and assessment skills in a specialty area of pain and palliative medicine. Duties will be performed to assist families with navigating the healthcare system, to foster seamless rather than fragmented care, and to maximize quality of life for the patient and their family. The APRN demonstrates the role functions of advanced clinician, consultant, educator, researcher, and leader/change agent. The APRN responds to individual, professional, and societal needs related to the experience of serious or life-threatening illness through the nursing process.


  • Education: Master's degree from an accredited nursing school required. Graduation from a nurse practitioner program accredited by a national nursing accrediting body required.
  • Experience: Experience in palliative care, geriatrics, and/or pain management preferred.
  • Skills: Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred.