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Pediatric Hospitalist Physician

Meritus Health
Hagerstown, Maryland
Closing date
May 1, 2025

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Full Time
Position Type

Schedule: Full Time, 7on/7off, Varied

Salary: Base salary of $220,000 annually plus a sign-on bonus of $40,000.

Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, retirement plans, paid time off, CME allowance, malpractice insurance, and more.

About Us:

Meritus Health is a leading healthcare provider committed to delivering exceptional patient care in our community. Our pediatric department is dedicated to providing compassionate and comprehensive care to children and their families.

Upcoming Medical School and Residency Programs: The Meritus School of Osteopathic Medicine is set to launch in the summer of 2025, offering a promising growth for our organization. Meritus is also developing new residency programs in the upcoming years with plenty of teaching opportunities.

Why Hagerstown:

Discover a myriad of experiences in one of the two fastest-growing counties in Maryland, Washington County, where diversity thrives. Explore the rich history of the crossroads of the Civil War, or embark on outdoor adventures along the Appalachian Trail and numerous national and state parks. Enjoy cultural attractions such as the Maryland Theater, home of the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, and easy access to nearby urban centers like Baltimore and Washington, DC.

Strength Through Diversity:

Meritus Health believes in strength through diversity, equity, and inclusion. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Meritus Health promotes practices to allow opportunities for all to create joy at work and reach their potential.

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Pediatric Hospitalist Physician to join our dynamic team. As a Pediatric Hospitalist Physician at Meritus Health, you will be responsible for providing high-quality care to pediatric patients admitted to our hospital. You will collaborate closely with other healthcare professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for our young patients.


  • Provide direct patient care to pediatric patients admitted to the hospital.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments and develop individualized treatment plans.
  • Coordinate care with specialists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Communicate effectively with patients and their families, providing education and support.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary rounds and case conferences.
  • Adhere to hospital policies, procedures, and quality standards.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records.
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives and clinical research as appropriate.


  • Medical degree from an accredited medical school.
  • Board certification or eligibility in Pediatrics.
  • Completion of a Pediatric residency program.
  • Current state medical license and DEA registration.
  • Strong clinical skills and knowledge of evidence-based practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Commitment to providing compassionate care to pediatric patients and their families.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about pediatric care and are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children and families, we encourage you to apply for this position. Please submit your resume and cover letter to

Meritus Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. We celebrate the strengths and talents of our team members and strive to create an inclusive and supportive environment for all.

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