Meritus Health is proud to be the largest health system in Western Maryland, providing a wide range of inpatient and outpatient medical services to our community. We prioritize our employees, considering them the heart of our organization. If you are seeking an inclusive workplace, collaborative teams and an environment that promotes goal attainment and professional growth, we invite you to join us. Our daily work makes a difference in the lives of our patients.
Our team members enjoy a comprehensive benefits plan that includes a self-funded medical plan, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending account options, generous paid time off (PTO), tuition reimbursement and more. Meritus Health's self-funded insurance plan is through Aetna. (To access our Aetna Plan's Price Transparency File - click here.)
Meritus Health is dedicated to cultivating a culture of diversity, inclusion and health equity within our health system and the broader community. We are committed to treating all individuals equally and respectfully. Discrimination in any form is unacceptable and will not be tolerated. As an acknowledgment of our efforts, Meritus Health has received prestigious national recognition as one of only 251 healthcare providers in the country to earn the LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Top Performer designation.
Our core values at Meritus Health include fostering a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. Just as we work relentlessly to provide care for all, as our community’s largest employer, we also seek to have an inspired, compassionate team. As part of our strategic plan, Meritus identifies our top organizational priorities as Bold Goals. We have a Bold Goal to increase our number of diverse employees. We believe a more diverse workforce, which is more reflective of the community we care for will make us stronger and more effective. Currently, 16% of Meritus team members voluntarily identify as ethnically diverse, but we are working hard to increase our diversity rates. Our company culture places high value on respecting, honoring and celebrating our diverse backgrounds and cultures. Meritus offers several resources to our team members and has employee resource groups. Further information about our diversity initiatives across the organization can be found on the Diversity & Health Equity page.
It is the policy of Meritus Health to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. Meritus Health prohibits any such discrimination or harassment.
At Meritus, our greatest resource is our dedicated team members. That's why we recently increased our minimum wage to $17 per hour. We offer competitive benefits to our employees and many opportunities for career advancement.