Adventist HealthCare, based in Gaithersburg, MD, is a faith-based, not-for-profit organization of dedicated professionals who work together each day to improve the health and well-being of people and communities. We are the first and largest provider of healthcare in Montgomery County, Maryland, and have served the Washington, D.C., region since 1907. 

Our Mission

We extend God’s care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

Our Vision

We will provide a world-class patient experience to every person, every time.

Our RISES values

We seek to embody these core principles in all that we do. 


We recognize the infinite worth of each individual.


We are conscientious and trustworthy in everything we do.


We care for our patients, their families and each other with compassion.


We do our best every day to exceed expectations.


We take ownership to efficiently and effectively extend God’s care.

How do we convey our values?

Each time we interact with a patient, family member or friend, we aim to provide the highest-quality care to ensure healing for the whole person in body, mind and spirit. Our mission to serve people with a sense of unity and oneness is reinforced by our commitment to
Care. Compassion. Community.

We offer a full spectrum of comprehensive services:


Our acute-care hospitals are recognized for excellence in emergency care, high-risk obstetrical and neonatal care, cardiac and vascular interventional care, oncology care, behavioral health services and a number of specialized surgeries, as well as services for children.

  • Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center
  • Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center
  • Adventist HealthCare Fort Washington Medical Center
  • Howard University Hospital (Management Services Agreement)


Our inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and outpatient clinics offer personalized, specialty care including Cardiac Rehabilitation, Amputee Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy and Cancer/Lymphedema Therapy.

  • Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation Rockville

  • Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation White Oak 

  • Outpatient Centers (seven locations) 

Mental Health Services

Adventist HealthCare is Maryland’s second largest provider of mental health services and serves the Washington, D.C., region with:

  • Inpatient hospital care and outpatient care for children, adolescents, adults and seniors

  • A partial hospitalization program for those who need intensive, structured treatment but not 24-hour care

  • The Lourie Center for Children’s Social and Emotional Wellness, offering pioneering school programs, clinics and research for families with children from birth to age 12 experiencing behavioral, developmental, emotional and social challenges

  • The Ridge School, a special education day school including clinical and behavioral services for students in grades 6 through 12 

  • The Manor, an assisted living facility for adults with chronic and severe mental illness who are unable to live independently

Cancer Care

The Shady Grove Adventist Aquilino Cancer Center in Rockville and the White Oak Cancer Center in Silver Spring provide comprehensive, whole-person care for physical, emotional and spiritual health. Patients and their family members are invited to participate in wellness services provided free of charge, including meeting with a dietitian or a social worker. In addition, classes relating to mindfulness, movement and the expressive arts, as well as educational seminars and support groups, are offered to patients and their caregivers weekly.

Community-based Care

We offer a full spectrum of quality healthcare through our network of physician practices and specialized services.

  • Adventist HealthCare Adventist Medical Group

  • Adventist HealthCare Cardiac Associates

  • Adventist HealthCare Germantown Emergency Center

  • Adventist HealthCare Imaging (eight locations)

  • Adventist HealthCare Urgent Care (one location)

  • Patriot Urgent Care (an Adventist HealthCare partner; three locations)

  • CoreLife (five locations)



Home Care Services

Our home health and private-duty agencies have brought healing home with comprehensive skilled services and compassionate care since 1973.

  • Adventist HealthCare Adventist Home Health
  • Adventist HealthCare Adventist Choice Nursing
  • Adventist HealthCare Home Assistance

Population Health and Wellness

Adventist HealthCare proactively promotes health equity by raising awareness, improving access to culturally appropriate care and providing wellness outreach and education – often working with many community organizations and congregations of diverse faiths to most effectively connect with vulnerable populations. We have been a regional leader in providing charity (uncompensated) care and community benefit.

  • Faith Community Health
  • Adventist HealthCare LifeWork Strategies
  • Center for Professional Development

Awards and Recognitions

Our high quality is recognized by elite accreditations and awards for areas such as cancer, cardiac, stroke, joint replacement, rehabilitation and home care.
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Consider joining our team!

Enjoy excellent benefits, continuing education opportunities and a supportive work environment. Feel good about the work you do because of our faith-based mission and approach to compassionate care. Match your experience and skills to a wide range of full- and part-time positions for healthcare professionals and non-clinical staff at