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University of Maryland St. Joseph Cancer Institute, affiliated with UM St. Joseph Medical Center (UM SJMC), is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join their well-established Breast Center in Towson, Maryland. The Breast Center is nationally recognized for excellence by The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

Work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team
Duties include: physical examination, review of mammograms and ultrasounds, work-up and treatment recommendations
Experience with in-office ultrasounds is highly preferable
Suburban population
Competitive Salary
Comprehensive Benefits including malpractice with tail

The Breast Center and its team of dedicated breast oncology experts. The goal of these specialists is to identify and conquer breast cancers as early as possible. With compassion and sensitivity, our team applies powerful solutions and seamless care for a positive treatment experience and successful outcomes.

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UMMS hospitals and health care facilities are equal opportunity employers and proud of an environment of diversity.

Hospital Description

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center (UM SJMC) is a community hospital located in Towson, MD. UM SJMC is a 263-bed Catholic hospital with more than 700 physicians on the medical staff. Its numerous areas of specialization include cardiology, cancer, orthopaedics, emergency care, obstetrics and gynecology, surgical services, diabetes, psychiatric services and wound healing. As a partner hospital within The University of Maryland Medical System, University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center aspires to serve the highest ideals of our Catholic health care tradition, our role as an innovative community hospital, and our unique clinical relationship with UMMC and the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Through loving service, compassionate care, and an enduring focus on quality and integrity, we will exceed expectations to become the health system of choice for providers and patients.

Facts about UMS JMC

Offers Hospitalist 24-hour physician coverage in critical care and general medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics and surgery.
Has an on call 24/7 Rapid Response Team, composed of a critical care physician, intensive care nurse and respiratory therapist, to prevent codes and reduce mortality when a patient's condition deteriorates.
Has more than 700 physicians on the medical staff, representing more than 50 medical specialties. Employs approximately 2,300 nurses, allied healthcare professionals and staff.
Includes the UM St. Joseph Medical Group, which consists of 100+ employed physicians and mid-level practitioners who are aligned with UM St. Joseph Medical Center to offer the community a solid foundation of primary care and various specialties.

In 2014 we were honored to receive awards and honors for our Heart Institute and Cancer Institute. We were awarded the Lifeline Silver Award from the American Heart Association. We also received a three-star rating from The Society for Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for patient care and outcomes in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and aortic valve replacement (AVR). We received the ACTION Registry-GWTG's Platinum Performance Achievement Award from the National Cardiovascular Date Registry. We also have three-year gold level accreditation with commendation from the American College of Surgeon's Commission on Cancer (CoC).

Location Description

Towson is located immediately north of Baltimore City and about 20 miles from downtown Baltimore. Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New York City are within easy reach, as are beaches to the East and mountains to the West. Educational excellence abounds, as do family-friendly neighborhoods and urban living options.

Community Description

Explore all Baltimore County has to offer a vibrant and captivating arts community; a variety of award-winning wines at any of our four family-owned wineries; more than 1,200 restaurants, cafes, bistros, and diners; historic neighborhood shopping districts and upscale malls; the great outdoors with four distinct seasons; American history at museums and historic sites right here in Baltimore County.
University of Maryland Medical System is a multi-hospital system that has genuine impact throughout our State...and beyond. Our twelve outstanding hospitals and numerous ambulatory centers not only offer you a choice of locations from urban to suburban and rural but also a choice of practice settings, including academic, teaching, and community. Since our inception as a private, not-for-profit corporation in 1984, we have pursued a clinical vision of providing measurably safe and quality care to the citizens of the State and region. Our goal is and always has been that every patient receives the same high standard of care, no matter where or when they make use of our services. Our focus on excellence in care quality and safety is evident in everything we do: from our application of evidence-based medicine aimed at reducing hospital-acquired infections, to continuous improvements in our operational design, facilities, and technologies. In fact, our efforts in quality improvement have allowed us to achieve mortality and unplanned readmission rates below benchmarks available from other Maryland hospitals. We're extremely proud of our successes to date. However, we know that achieving our clinical vision cannot happen without active physician leadership and support. To that end, we strive to recruit physicians committed to excellence in both clinical quality and service. And we give them the support they need to take their career and to take patient care to new levels together.