Defining Medicine

Employees at the George Washington University Hospital are Defining Medicine through their capacity to think, study, research, discover, evaluate, teach, learn, refine and innovate. How will you define medicine? 

GW Hospital is looking for dedicated professionals living in DC, Maryland, northern Virginia and the surrounding region who share our vision and values.

We give our employees the tools to achieve these goals by providing advanced technological systems, processes and practice; performance improvement and patient safety standards to foster positive patient outcomes; a collaborative practice model; evidence-based nursing practice; and education and development programs to support recruitment and retention.

Why Choose GW?

GW Hospital Defining Medicine Video Series

Spotlight on Alumni

Hazel Darisse, Assistant CNO at GW Hospital, shares her impressive 27-year career at GW Hospital and what it takes to have a successful nursing career.

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GW Hospital Nurses Share Their Passion for the Field


Dedicated to Service Excellence 


Kathleen Firnback, RN Intensive Care Unit

GW Hospital is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS). UHS is one of the largest and most innovative healthcare management companies in the nation.

Each employee at GW Hospital takes part in the UHS Service Excellence Program. The program is guided by three standards: "Treat everyone as a guest. Demonstrate professionalism and excellence in the things I do. Practice teamwork."

These Service Excellence standards help to determine everything we do and everything we accomplish. Our employees truly make a difference in the quality of healthcare we provide to our patients in the communities we serve.

UHS has a solid history of recognizing outstanding performers. Part of attracting and retaining talented people is giving them an opportunity to grow. UHS provides encouragement and financial backing for employees’ job-related training and continuing education. For those who wish to excel, the opportunities are significant. In the words of UHS Chairman and CEO Alan B. Miller, “Our goal is not to be the biggest but the highest in quality…and to offer the best working environment to our people.”

Jobs at GW Hospital

As a healthcare professional, you have a unique opportunity to affect lives for the better each day.

Join the hospital team that's defining medicine. 

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It is the policy of The George Washington University Hospital to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees, prospective and current, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or veteran status. This equal employment opportunity policy applies to all employment practices, benefits, training, performance evaluation, company programs and practices, and all other terms, conditions and privileges of employment. GWUH will do its best to make reasonable accommodations for known disabilities.

If you have questions concerning this policy or are aware of any breach of the EEO guidelines, please contact Human Resources. In doing so, you will enable the company to quickly investigate any concerns to maintain its commitment to equal opportunity.