Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine is a comprehensive, acute-care medical center with 259 licensed beds specializing in women`s and children`s services, surgery, cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, gerontology, psychiatry, emergency services, and community health education.

Number of Beds: 259
Charting Information: Meditech
Teaching Facility: No
Trauma Facility: No

Additional Johns Hopkins Health System Requirements:
TDAP vaccine (Declination not acceptable)
RN Medication exam – 90% or higher
Drug Screen – Annual
2 References – Must show 1 year in specialty within last 3 years, must be from two most recent employers (ref must be obtained by Assistant Nurse Manager or above )
Flu Vaccine required – Deadline: November 30th

Currently, Howard County General Hospital is only accepting contract and travel candidates. If a contract is awarded, all orientation is done on site.

Please check here to see if there are any current contracts open at Howard County.

Special Note: Please call Cindy Hoel, Orientation/Clinical Placement Manager, at 410-321-4267 extension #113, BEFORE completing any on-line orientations as she has specific and current client information.

RN Orientation

  1. JHHS requires signoffs to be completed prior to a full profile being submitted – these will be assigned to you thru a separate email. If you are interested in orienting at Howard County please contact Cindy Hoel, HR Orientation Manager at 410-321-4267 x.113 or and she will assign you these required documents.
  2. Once you are assigned a JHED ID, you will be required to complete facility-mandated training:
    1. Complete required Healthstream -My Learning Courses (see instructions below)
    2. Complete required Healthstream -Compliance Awareness Course (see instructions below)
  3. Return completion certificates for all courses to CMS
  4. EMAR Training: There is a required Electronic Medication Administration (EMAR) on-site training class held at Howard County General Hospital
    1. Inpatient – Must complete 4 to 5 hour EMAR training
    2. ED – Must complete 4 hr EDM EMAR in addition to the inpatient EMAR training.
    3. Pyxis Training – ALL Agency staff must complete the Pyxis at the end of the EMAR

RN Documents

Radiology Orientation

  1. Complete Howard Orientation packet
    1. Go to
    2. Click on Faculty and Agency Orientation
    3. Click on AGENCY-OTHER
    4. Send in all signed or written on documents

Timekeeping Information

Please use a Howard Timeslip and follow the Howard Timekeeping Process.  A copy of your Howard timeslip should be submitted to the Howard staffing Office and CMS.  Please also make sure to always clock in/out for each shift.

If your assignment is through Fieldglass, please see Fieldglass Timekeeping Process..


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