Rheumatology Clinical Faculty Position

Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 06, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Division of Rheumatology is seeking a board-eligible or board-certified rheumatologist in a full-time faculty position to help grow the division’s clinical footprint within our general rheumatology and/or subspecialty centers of excellence, located in Baltimore, Maryland. The successful candidate may have recently completed a fellowship or be an early or mid-career Rheumatologist seeking a more challenging environment in which to grow. Additionally, clinical leadership opportunities may be available for highly successful candidates.

More information about our practices can be found on our divisional website here: https://www.hopkinsrheumatology.org .

More information about living in the exciting City of Baltimore can be found here: https://livebaltimore.com/ .


  • Opportunity to work in top ranked rheumatology division in the US
  • Monday through Friday schedule with limited call
  • Faculty academic appointment & teaching opportunities
  • Promotion pathways for clinical excellence or clinical education
  • Competitive compensation and exceptional benefits offerings
  • Referral base of local, regional, national and international patients
  • Potential to work in disease-specific centers of excellence



Basic Function

Work in collaboration with the Directors of Clinical and Research Operations, and other Divisional and Departmental leadership to advance the clinical, research and education missions of the division, including (but not limited to): the sustained delivery of high-quality patient care; development of clinical programs in this arena; and delivery of medical education to post-doctoral fellows, residents, interns and medical students.

Essential Job Functions

  • Furnish complex medical care to adult patients in outpatient setting at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center campus (general rheumatology or disease-specific centers)
  • Provide medical consultation when requested patients in an inpatient setting at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (typically 4 weeks per year)
  • Teaching opportunities on the general medicine service at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Triage outside hospital adult patient transfer requests via the Hopkins Access Line

Universal Competencies

  • Ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and civil manner while appreciating the unique contribution of individuals from varied cultures, nationalities, genders, ages, etc.
  • Ability to utilize existing resources and learning to achieve or exceed desired outcomes of current and future organizational goals/needs. Able to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations while producing results.
  • Knowledge of practices, behaviors, applicable laws, rules, and regulations governing proper research conduct; ability to demonstrate ethical and compliant behavior in diverse situations.
  • Knowledge of the procedures and programs in place in the organization to ensure employee, student and subject safety (occupational safety, fire, patient, animal, drug, radiation, environmental safety and emergency plans); ability to train others; ability to take appropriate actions in case of emergency.


  • A Doctoral degree is required.
  • 1-3 years of related experience is required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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