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St. Joseph Medical Center Towson

  • Founded in 1864 by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, moved to current location in Towson, Maryland in 1965
  • Member of Catholic Health Initiatives, a national holding company of 65 Catholic hospitals and more than 50 long term-care facilities

Today, St. Joseph Medical Center...

  • Acute care, regional medical center with 374 acute and 26 transitional care beds
  • Has more than 1,100 physicians on its medical staff representing more than 50 medical specialties
  • Is the twenty-first largest employer in the Baltimore area, employing more than 2,700 nurses, allied healthcare professionals and others
  • Embraces a mission of loving service and compassionate care for all regardless of ability to pay

A subsidiary of St. Joseph Medical Center and a member of Catholic Health Initiatives, the Foundation was founded in February 1989 by the Sisters of Saint Francis of Philadelphia and St. Joseph Medical Center Board of Directors. Through the efforts of its Board members and staff, seeks the philanthropic support of the community served by St. Joseph Medical Center. Fundraising is accomplished through planned gifts, major gifts, direct mail, special events, grants and major campaigns. To assure continued services to the Medical Center, the Foundation cultivates new and lasting relationships with prospective donors and provides stewardship to already generous donors. For information about giving a gift to St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation, please call 410-337-1397 or visit our office at St. Joseph Medical Center. All contributions are tax deductible as provided by law.
Catholic Health Initiatives' core values define the organization and serve as its guiding principles. They are the roots or anchors from which all activities, decisions and behaviors follow. Reverence - Profound respect and awe for all creation; the foundation that shapes spiritually, our relationships with others and our journey to God. Integrity - Moral wholeness, soundness, fidelity, trust and truthfulness in all we do. Compassion - Solidarity with one another, capacity to enter into another's joy and sorrow. Excellence - Preeminent performance, becoming the benchmark, putting forth our personal and professional best.
Health & Prescription Drug Plan Comprehensive preferred provider Health and Prescription Drug Plan for full- and part-time employees. Uses Blue Cross PPO network providers and includes prescription drug coverage. Pretax health and dependent care flexible-care spending accounts also available. Dental Plan Provides diagnostic and preventive care at 100%. Restorative and major services with co-insurance and deductible. Orthodontic services for dependent children. Life Insurance Two times annual salary fully paid by St. joseph medical Center. Voluntary Life Insurance Available at low group rates. Spouse and dependent children coverage available. CHI Retirement Plan Annual employer contributions of 5-10% of salary based on years of credited service. Fully vested after 5 years of credited service. CHI (403b) Savings Plan Supplemental retirement savings plan. Save on a pretax basis up to federal maximum. Hospital matches half of first 3% of salary. Paid Time Off Based on years of service and position. Child Care Onsite child daycare for infants to preschool ages. Operates Monday through Friday, 6 am - 6 pm. Education Assistance Full-time employees eligible for maximum of $5,000 reimbursement per calendar year. Part-time employees eligible for pro-rated amount. Employee Assistance Program Provides confidential and professional assessment and referral services. Long-Term Disability Protection Provides 60% of income benefit to eligible employees through age 65 or recovery. Fully funded by SJMC. Short-Term Disability Protection Provides income benefit of increasing amounts and duration based on service. Credit Union In-house credit union operated by employees for employees. Convent payroll deductions provided for participation in program.
The mission of Catholic Health Initiatives is to nurture the healing ministry of the Church by bringing it new life, energy and viability in the 21st century. Fidelity to the Gospel urges us to emphasize human dignity and social justice as we move toward the creation of healthier communities.
The Human Resources office is open Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and is conveniently located on the first floor of the Jordan Center, on the north side of the hospital.

Phone 410-337-1288
FAX: 410-337-1203