The Department of Surgery at The Johns Hopkins University is in
search of a dynamic board-certified general surgeon to join the
Division of Acute Care Surgery as a contributing member at Howard
County General Hospital. As a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine,
Howard County General Hospital, located in Columbia, MD, is a
266-bed acute care facility that has been servicing the community
for nearly 40 years. This position is broadly structured with the
anticipated start date of July 1, 2022.
The selected candidate will serve as a general surgeon, holding an
appointment with the Division of Acute Care Surgery and will report
to the division chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Dr. Kent
Stevens, as well as other senior leaders of The Johns Hopkins
University. The individual will have the opportunity to develop an
elective general surgery practice, as well as practice acute care
surgery while taking call at Howard County General Hospital.
The ideal candidate must have broad experience in adult general
surgery, including laparoscopic and robotic skill sets, and
demonstrate a commitment to patient care and enthusiasm for
creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We highly
value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and
staff of diverse backgrounds because our tripartite mission is to
deliver quality, compassionate patient care, advance research, and
train the next generation of health experts. Candidates should have
an interest in developing a robust clinical practice and contribute
to research endeavors within the Acute Care Surgery division and
Department of Surgery.
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Examples of Work Performed: The candidate will provide medical
services in both the inpatient and outpatient environments.
Clinical responsibilities include actively participating in
continued growth of the acute care programs at the JHU SOM in the
Baltimore/Washington area. Teaching responsibilities include
participating in the education of surgery residents and medical
students. Research responsibilities include actively pursuing and
participating in research activities as well as mentoring residents
and other faculty in research endeavors. Will be required to take
trauma call at Howard County General Hospital.
Salary and Benefits
Johns Hopkins University provides generous leave, health plans and
retirement contributions that add to your bottom line. This is a
full time position eligible for a full benefits package. Academic
rank and salary will be commensurate with the level of expertise
and academic credentials. Johns Hopkins is dedicated to ensuring a
safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and
visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background
checks for all new employees prior to their employment. You may
review benefits for faculty here: https://hr.jhu.edu/working-here/
Diversity and Inclusion
Johns Hopkins University and the Department of Surgery are
committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body,
faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote
a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and
understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic
minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. We are
committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
You may learn more about our commitment to diversity here: https://diversity.jhu.edu/
MD, DO, or equivalent degree from an accredited school of medicine
Candidates must be board certified by the American Board of Surgery
and eligible for licensure in Maryland.
Physician must meet all qualifications to participate in Johns
Hopkins programs for professional malpractice and other liability
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Strong organizational
Strong interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to work well independently to build clinical
Preferred Qualifications Leadership skills highly desirable.
Strong interest in resident and medical student education.
Applications should include a cover letter, current CV or resume, a
description of scholarly and teaching activity, and three letters
of reference that include name, title, organization, telephone
numbers, email address of the writer. All application material
should be submitted electronically via Interfolio, please note
application materials submitted directly to the job posting contact
via email will not be considered. Applications should include a
cover letter, current CV or resume, a description of scholarly and
teaching activity, and three letters of reference that include
name, title, organization, telephone numbers, email address of the
writer. All application material should be submitted electronically
via Interfolio, please note application materials submitted
directly to the job posting contact via email will not be
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