Surgical Liaison, Perioperative Services

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Washington, DC

About the Job

General Summary of Position:

  • The Surgical Liaison serves as a personal contact for families and companions of surgical patients during the perioperative period. The liaison provides support and helps to alleviate stress by engaging with patients, families, and companions to address concerns and facilitating communication between families, patients and staff. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable regulations, policies, procedures and standards of MedStar Washington Hospital Center.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Health Administration, Public Health, Business Administration, Communications, or another related discipline.


  • Approximately two to three years of hospital, nursing or comparable experience in hospital environment and/or acute care setting.  Data analysis skills, Public Speaking and experience is desirable and a plus.


  • None required for this position.
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.