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Meritus Health is the largest health system in Western Maryland. Meritus takes pride in offering our community a wide selection of inpatient and outpatient medical services throughout our area. Our employees are the core of our organization. If you are looking for an inclusive workplace, collaborative teams and an environment that allows for goal attainment and professional growth, please join us. We make a difference for patients each and every day.

Meritus Health is committed to fostering a culture of diversity, inclusion and health equity within our health system and community. At Meritus Health all persons will be treated equally and respectfully. Discrimination of any form is unacceptable and will not be tolerated. Meritus Health has received distinguished national recognition as one of only 251 health care providers in the country to earn the LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Top Performer designation.

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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.

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Our staff enjoy a robust benefits plan, including a self-funded medical plan, dental, vision, flexible spending account options, generous 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.

Outpatient Care & Satellite Locations

Meritus Health also operates a number of business enterprises related to outpatient health care: Meritus Medical Laboratory offers comprehensive lab service, home medical equipment and supplies are available at Meritus Equipped for Life, Meritus Medical Group manages more than 20 physician practices, Health@Work provides corporate health/rehab services and diagnostic imaging services are provided through a joint venture with Diagnostic Imaging Services.

Private practices, a very important component in our health care network here, represent most specialties and subspecialties, and ensure our patients have access to the care they need in their own community. Private practice physicians continue to enter the community bringing new skills and expanding on specialties and sub-specialties already present. In many of our practices, there are opportunities to mentor medical students, residents, advanced practice nurse students and physician assistants from universities in Maryland and the region.

Centers of Excellence

There are currently four centers of excellence within the hospital. One each for Trauma, Joint Replacement, Bariatric Surgery and Cancer. The Stroke Center, while managed by local neurologists, uses telemedicine technology to link with University of Pittsburgh Medical Center to assure immediate access to a board certified neurologist 24/7. Meritus Medical Center is also designated a Cardiac Interventional Center.

Meritus Medical Center is co-located with Robinwood Professional Center, a 373,000 square foot medical mall which includes physician practices, imaging suites, laboratory suites, cancer center, rehabilitation suites, pharmacy and many other amenities.

Medical Facilities

Meritus Health employs more than 3,000 people, operates the only hospital in the county and is the largest health care provider in the region.

Meritus Medical Center is a state of the art, acute care, private, non-profit medical center, serving the tri-state region, including Western Maryland, Southern Pennsylvania, and Eastern West Virginia. Designated a Level III Trauma Center, the hospital is served by over 500 physicians, who represent more than 30 specialties. We have continually received accreditation by JCAHO and have been recognized as a Top 100 Hospital and a Most Wired Hospital several times.

Life, Work and Recreation in Hagerstown, Maryland

Hagerstown is a family oriented, friendly community in scenic Western Maryland. Minutes from Civil War Battlefields (Antietam, Gettysburg, Monocacy and Harpers Ferry), C&O Canal (180 mile biking/walking trail), Potomac River, the Appalachian Trail and Whitetail Ski Resort. Great recreational, cultural, and historic area. Wonderful symphony and art museum, excellent schools, and affordable housing are all part of the lifestyle amenities our community has to offer. If you crave urban adventure, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Md. and Harrisburg, Pa. are an hour away. Pittsburgh and Philadelphia are 3 hours away; NYC 5 hrs.

About Maryland

Situated between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains, Hagerstown, MD is a scenic, family-friendly community. A short drive will lead you to historical landmarks, where you can explore Civil War Battlefields like Antietam, Gettysburg, Monocacy, or Harpers Ferry, the C&O Canal, or hiking/biking on the Appalachian Trail. Our region has something for everyone - great shopping/dining, wineries/breweries, outdoor sporting opportunities, wonderful symphonies and art museums, top rated national and state schools and affordable housing. For a more urban experience, Frederick, Baltimore, Washington DC and Harrisburg are all less than 1 hour away.

University System of Maryland offers Bachelor's/Master's degrees in Business, Education, Nursing and other fields with a new program for Doctorate in Education. Perdue University Global offers Bachelor's and Associate's degrees as well as professional certificate programs. Hagerstown Community College offers Associate's degrees and professional certificate programs. Other nearby colleges and universities are also available.