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University of Maryland Medical Center Overview

Baltimore, MD
1001 to 5000 employees
Health Care Services & Hospitals
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is the heart of the University of Maryland Medical System's downtown campus. The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC)
provides a full range of innovative health services to people throughout ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to provide health care services on our two campuses for the Baltimore community, the State of Maryland and the nation. In partnership with the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Maryland health professional schools, we are committed ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Join us for our next #MondayMeets on Monday, April 29, 10am-4pm at University of Maryland Medical Center Downtown Campus.

    Held on the last Monday of each month, MONDAY MEETS provide RNs with a convenient way to connect in person with a Nurse Recruiter and ask questions about nursing opportunities. If you're an RN with at least 1 year of acute care experience, stop in to talk to a Nurse Recruiter.

    For more info and to RSVP, visit

    Monday Meets

    Networking event in Baltimore, MD by University of Maryland Medical System Careers on Monday, April 29 2019

  • Join us for #MONDAYMEETS on March 25, 10am-4pm.

    MONDAY MEETS provide RNs with a convenient way to get in front of a Nurse Recruiter to ask questions about nursing opportunities at our University of Maryland Medical Center Downtown Campus. If you're an RN with at least 1 year of acute care experience, stop in to talk to a Nurse Recruiter.

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University of Maryland Medical Center – Why Work For Us?

About the University of Maryland Medical Center

The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is the heart of the University of Maryland Medical System's downtown campus. The hospital provides comprehensive care for the West Baltimore community and tertiary care for Maryland and the surrounding area. The hospital has more intensive care beds than any other hospital in Maryland.

Founded in 1823 as the Baltimore Infirmary, UMMC is one of the nation's oldest academic medical centers. Located on the West Side of Downtown Baltimore, UMMC is distinguished by discovery-driven tertiary and quaternary care for the entire state and region and innovative, highly specialized clinical programs.

The Medical Heart of Maryland

Treating over 330,000 patients every year, the University of Maryland Medical Center is at the vital core of Maryland’s health care system and community. We’re known for our prestigious expertise in innovative research and education, along with the talented staff and advanced centers that make it all possible. The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the world’s first center dedicated to trauma, treats more than 7,500 critically injured patients a year with an incredible 97 percent survival rate. We also have one of the nation’s largest kidney and pancreas transplant programs at The Joseph and Corinne Schwartz Division of Transplantation, home to Maryland’s first steroid-free protocol and pancreas/kidney transplant. From our National Cancer Institute-designated UM Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center to The University of Maryland’s Children’s Hospital, one of the largest pediatric centers in the state, we are dedicated to saving and transforming lives.


    We help you plan for your future. Upon hire, you're eligible to make pre-tax contributions to our 403(b) tax sheltered annuity plan. Employer contributions will start after 12 months of employment.
    PTO includes holiday, sick leave, vacation and personal leave days. We also offer dependent care reimbursement, short and long term disability and an employee assistance program.
    We offer a comprehensive benefits package including Health, Vision, Dental and Life Insurance designed with you and your dependents in mind.
    We offer reimbursement for college and graduate programs. We also support several types of continuing education for career advancement.
    The EAP program is a free, confidential counseling and referral service available to all employees and their family members.
    Enjoy discounts on everything from gym memberships to travel, Orioles tickets, public transportation, Lexington Market and much more.

The nursing staff at UMMC care for patients as part of our unique teaching hospital community. They are essential to the work we do in our major centers for wound healing, vascular, and more. Our nurses provide compassionate family-centered care.

Renowned as the academic flagship of the University of Maryland Medial System, our Magnet –designated facility provides nurses with numerous opportunities to grow and achieve, while providing nationally recognized care. UMMC offers a diversity of opportunities for nurses with specialties in:

  • Ambulatory
  • Pediatric (PICU/PIMCU)
  • Cardiac – CSICU/CCU/PCU
  • Perioperative – Operating Room
  • Emergency
  • Psychiatric
  • Medical Intensive Care
  • Supplemental
  • NeuroCare – ICU/IMC
  • Surgical
  • OB/GYN – L&D/GYN/Mother Baby
  • Trauma Nursing
  • Oncology
  • Advanced Practice (NP, PA, CRNA)

At UMMC, your ideas and contributions matter. Our employees are our partners and help develop a culture of inclusion and respect. We’re a teaching institution, so we value learning and development, giving you ample opportunity to expand your skills and knowledge. Our hospital is fast-paced and you’ll find great people working together as part of interdisciplinary teams. Because we value our relationship with our employees and patients, we work to deliver the best in compassionate and complex care.

We’re serious about excellent care of both patients and staff, but we strive to be a welcoming, open place. We support everyone to grow and develop on the job and through educational, training, and research opportunities. That’s why we’re committed to our partnerships with the University of Maryland’s schools of medicine. We’re looking for the same type of hard-working, passionate people that have made UMMC the well-respected institution it is.

Our mission says that “We Heal. We Teach. We Discover. We Care.”Commitment to Excellence is our distinctive culture of caring.

Commitment to Excellence is the way we care. It is a personal commitment by each employee to always provide the safest and most extraordinary care possible to our patients, families, and co-workers. 

People: Be the “employer of choice” and a health care industry leader in staff recruitment, satisfaction, retention and ongoing leadership development.

 Service: Provide compassionate care and accessible service in a culturally sensitive manner to all patients and families at a level that exceeds expectations.

 Safety & Quality: Provide the safest care anywhere, maintain positive healthcare environment conditions, and become a recognized leader in achieving optimal patient care outcomes.

 Stewardship: Achieve volume growth and manage operating expenses in order to attain financial results that allow for investment in our strategic priorities, while meeting our mission to provide services to all.

 Innovation: Develop innovative programs and services to improve the health status and quality of life for residents of communities served while fulfilling our academic mission.

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    I have been working at University of Maryland Medical Center full-time


    Great clinical and professional opportunities not seen at other hospitals


    Commuting to downtown can be tough depending on shifts working

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University of Maryland Medical Center Photos

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University of Maryland Medical Center Interviews



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    Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
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    I applied online. The process took 5+ weeks. I interviewed at University of Maryland Medical Center (Baltimore, MD) in November 2018.


    The interview process seemed fairly quickly and easy to me. I applied online through umms careers in mid-October. About 2 weeks later, I received a call from an HR recruiter, which sort of felt like a mini phone interview, she asked a few questions about my career goals & skills, nothing too hard. She then sent a questionnaire survey to my email (to be completed prior to interview; mines was already completed) & scheduled a face to face interview for 2 days later with the manager of the ED department. Upon arrival I was asked to complete a typing test before interviewing with the manager. The face to face interview was just as pleasant. Asked about 10 interview Qs & then it became a little more informal with regular small conversation. Following the interview with the ED manager, she scheduled a peer interview with 2 future co-workers for a week later. The peer interview probably was the most laid back, every interview was seamless, but they both asked about 3 Qs each, explained to me about uniforms and training, asked if I had Qs, then we kinda joked, and and interviewer told me “You’ll recurve a call from the department manager or your HR recruiter.”, shook my hand, and then smiled & said “See you soon!” So I kinda thought I had it already. The next morning I received a call with a job offer from hr & a state date 2 weeks from that date. In short, it was very easy. The interviewer were very respectable and as long you meet the requirements & are genuine, you should be fine! I would said the interview process was probably 3 weeks from the date of application submission, 5 week process in entirety to get onboard I believe.

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    • In the ED, you’ll come across many irritable or unruly patients. How would you deal with an unruly patient?   Answer Question
    • Give an example of a time you’ve made a mistake and what you did to fix it.   Answer Question
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University of Maryland Medical Center Awards & Accolades

  • Magnet Designation, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), 2014
  • 60 Greenest Hospitals in America, Becker's Healthcare, 2017

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