Anne Arundel Medical Center

       

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC), a regional health system headquartered in Annapolis, Md., serves an area of more than one million people. Founded in 1902, AAMC includes a 425-bed not-for-profit hospital, a medical group, imaging services, a substance use treatment center, and other health enterprises. In addition to a 57-acre Annapolis campus, AAMC has outpatient pavilions in Bowie, Kent Island, Odenton and Waugh Chapel.

AAMC prides itself on being a diverse, friendly, and collaborative team of professionals that work together to innovate the future of health care. In partnership with many, we work together toward our vision: living healthier together.

As of September 15, 2014, Anne Arundel Medical Center has achieved Magnet® recognition as a reflection of its patient- and family-centered care, nursing professionalism, and teamwork.
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: The Phlebotomist-In-Office (IOP) aims to serve patients by executing the best method for obtaining biological specimens and ensuring quality specimen for testing. This position is integrated in the office setting and serves as an emissary of the laboratory to external entities including but not limited to provider practices, patients, and intra-hospital resources. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Espouses the principals of Lean Thinking and creates a work environment that positively promotes process improvement. Explores opportunities to add value to job (innovative ideas) to benefit the organization and taking ownership of the outcome. Proactively finds other work-related tasks during low census. Determines and executes the best method for obtaining biological specimens from patients of all ages as required to include venipuncture, capillary, and heel-stick puncture to ensure quality specimens for testing. Follows the established productivity guidelines with minimal errors. Orders appropriate tests in Laboratory Information System (LIS) as requested by authorized provider by accurately reading and interpreting orders and being familiar with test mnemonics. Resolves unusual or unclear test orders by contacting the ordering provider; including missing orders or missing information; responds to requests for lab results and sends appropriate scheduled reports. Prepares aliquots of samples and shipping batches to move samples to various locations within the hospital campus as well as to contracted laboratories following vendor protocols. Registers, draws, and ships all client specimens. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations that allow for easy staff interchange. Maintains inter- and intradepartmental work flow by fostering a spirit of cooperation (hand offs). Maintains laboratory supplies inventory and conserves laboratory resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. Performs preventative maintenance and troubleshoots equipment problems to the full extent of ability. Practices proper patient identification verification according to standard work; manages work queues to ensure appropriate and complete patient registration including demographic, insurance information, correct date of service, ordering caregiver and special flags. Actively participate in the laboratory quality plan/program (ex. investigative reports, notification of delays, etc.).Participate in the training of new staff and students by serving as a mentor and technical resource. Keeps client office staff abreast of new policies and protocols related to laboratory operations; investigates patient billing issues and works towards resolution. Educational/Experience Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent and specialized training in phlebotomy. Requires travel to various sites. Preferred Experience: One year of experience working in an acute care facility in an equivalent role. Required License/Certifications: Phlebotomy certification with the National Phlebotomy Association or American Society of Clinical Pathology or eligible Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR certification Preferred License /Certifications: Phlebotomy certification with the National Phlebotomy Association or American Society of Clinical Pathology Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium work . Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Dec 06, 2019
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: The objective of this position is to assemble, and sterilize all instruments, instrument trays, utensils and linen packs. Perform distribution functions as it relates to case carts and sterile instrumentation. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Uses established departmental and regulatory standards, principles and procedures for aseptic technique. Processes and assembles instrument trays, respiratory/anesthesia equipment, linen and utensils accurately and in a timely manner. Uses established schedule to operate steam and plasma sterilizer. In addition, loads, unloads and moves sterilizer carts. Runs, verifies and records necessary tests on all steamed and plasma equipment used in the department. Ensures that Bowie-Dick removal test is run on prevacuum steam sterilizer each morning and after repairs. Reports all malfunctions to biomedical department, department supervisor, and the O.R. supervisor. Coordinates sterile processing and distribution workload independently to accommodate Surgical Services, meet deadlines, maximize productivity and ensure that work is accurate and complete by the end of each workday. Maintains established levels of supplies and equipment on O.R. and sterile processing supply carts ensuring proper labeling and packaging 100% accuracy. Checks supply carts for outdated supplies and equipment every thirty days. Organizes and coordinates items according to O.R. schedule. Documents product shortage and report to supervisor and O.R. staff as soon as shortage is detected. Oversees distribution of various operating room supplies including consignment inventory. Process all issues and credits related to the O.R. case carts with 100% accuracy, ensures that all documentation is complete by the end of the shift, maintains files according to department policy and procedures thus ensuring all information is easily retrievable. Process loaner equipment internally and externally according to established department policy and procedures. Educational/Experience Requirements: Required Minimum Education : High school diploma or equivalent Required Minimum Experience : Two to four years of experience as a sterile processing technician, (post course completion). Required License/Certifications: Required License / Certifications: Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification upon hire. Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands : There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium work . Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
Dec 06, 2019
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Under the direct supervision of a Maryland-licensed pharmacist and in coordination with other technicians, the Pharmacy Technician performs various support activities and duties within the Pharmacy Department by assisting in the timely preparation, packaging, distribution and delivery of medications with an emphasis on providing prescription medications to patients who request the service at discharge. Delegated pharmacist tasks are performed in accordance with standard written procedures, guidelines and State and Federal Regulations. The major job responsibilities of this position are: initial prescription processing in the pharmacy system, medication preparation and compounding, drug distribution, documentation of patients’ receipt of medication, collection of payment or co-payment for medication from patients, customer service and quality assurance/improvement in accordance with established Departmental procedures; accurately and efficiently; with minimal intervention. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Drug Distribution, Medication Preparation and Compounding: Obtains and maintains appropriate knowledge and understanding of the AAMC Department of Pharmacy’s Employee Pharmacy. This knowledge will include an overview of the Pharmacy, the content of the Pharmacy’s training program/competencies, services provided and other topics as assigned; Demonstrates a thorough knowledge and understanding of the duties and responsibilities of the Bedside Dispensing Pharmacy Technician work-shift/position within the pharmacy and on the patient care units; Uses appropriate pharmaceutical-medical terms, abbreviations, and symbols common to the prescribing, dispensing, and charting; Maintains and applies a working knowledge of the general chemical, physical properties and safety concerns of drugs handled in the pharmacy department. This includes, but is not limited to identifying medications that are: high alert, SALA, light sensitive, requires refrigeration, are caustic, medications designated as hazardous, or poisonous. Is able to use reference books and website references for stability information or material safety data sheets (MSDS). Carries out the calculations required for the usual dosage determinations and solutions preparation, using weight and volume equivalents in the metric systems; Fills, packages and initials patient medications orders/labels in a timely fashion for final check by a pharmacist; Assures appropriate storing of pharmaceuticals (i.e. refrigerated IVs, meds); Assures prompt delivery/receipt by designated hospital “system” (i.e. Pneumatic Tube System (PTS) hand-deliver) to provide timely delivery to patients being discharged; Processes billing for medications accurately and timely. This includes prompt facilitation of 3rd party billing and collection, from patients, of electronic payment/co-payment for prescription; Using and maintaining equipment and computer programs (i.e. SRS, Epic, Unit-dose, packagers, telephone, etc.); Performs the essential functions relating to inventory management; communicating med needs and/or changes in utilization patterns. Minimizes drug waste. Identifies cost-saving opportunities. Customer Service/Liaison Activities: Interacts effectively with other members of the health care team on a regular basis and in a professional manner. Maintains confidentiality of patient information during these interactions; Answers phone calls courteously & promptly and follows through appropriately in a timely manner. Triages/processes computer messages, telephone inquiries, while determining priorities and notifies the pharmacist as appropriate; Able to function within the computerized patient profile system to review orders, process orders, answer questions by patients, nurses, pharmacists, and physicians in a timely and accurate manner; Provides services in accordance with unique operational procedures specific to the Employee Pharmacy in providing bedside prescription dispensing services. Quality Assurance/Improvement: Performs scheduled medication (e.g. narcotics) distribution/documentation functions within the computerized inventory system. Monitors for, and informs management of controlled substance discrepancies in count or usage; Follows all procedures for utilizing the Pneumatic Tube System including the “Secure send” function/ documentation as needed; Participates in the orientation and training of pharmacy staff, as necessary. Provides clear and accurate instructions, demonstrates the required scope of activities, and reviews the new employees/or trainees work for accuracy, following all department guidelines. Acts as a resource for all new employees; helps co-workers; Identifies and/or involved with opportunities for improvement or key Departmental initiatives (i.e. ideas, projects, task or project lead). Performs other duties as assigned. Educational/Experience Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent. One year of retail pharmacy experience. Previous experience/competency in Hospital Pharmacy preferred. Understands Pharmacy Regulations pertaining to delegated pharmacist tasks. Possess abilities and a thorough knowledge base, understanding, and level of proficiency to assure adherence to standard procedures applicable to pharmacy services in the hospital setting. Outstanding customer service skills are required. Computer Skills required; keyboard skills, proficiency in navigating the Microsoft Windows PC environment; ability to learn Hospital/Pharmacy PC applications. Basic math skills to calculate doses (solids and liquids), concentrations, and compounding calculations including proficiency with metric calculations are required. Knowledge of medications, trade/generic name, dosage forms and usual doses of the top 100 meds; ability to learn or look-up information about trade/generic names, dosage forms and usual doses of meds contained on AAMC Formulary. Able to adapt to and handle frequent interruptions and changes in workload and work schedule to meet patient care needs. Required License/Certifications: Pharmacy Tech Registration Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Dec 06, 2019
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Crofton, MD, USA
Position Objective: Evaluates patients for physical therapy services and provides therapeutic intervention according to departmental standards. Assesses the appropriateness and effectiveness of services provided to patients and documents according to departmental standards.. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Demonstrates a professional image/attitude towards patients, coworkers, and others. (dress code, HIPAA, schedule flexibility). Performs physical therapy evaluations and develops an effective treatment plan appropriate to a patient’s rehabilitation needs within the care continuum and according to departmental policies and procedures. Selects and competently uses a variety of appropriate treatment techniques. Consistently documents a patients vital signs and patient/family education according to departmental standards. Documents functional and measurable goals in the physical therapy plan of care and updates them according to departmental standards. Provides technical supervision, direction, and support to Physical Therapist Assistants, Rehab Aides, students, and volunteers. Meets departmental productivity standards. Actively participates in departmental in-service activities and attends continuing education seminars Routinely consults with physicians, and other clinicians to increase knowledge of physical therapy and to identify the need for physical therapy services. Participates in interdisciplinary/team meetings, MD/student in-services, and monthly departmental meetings when indicated. Participates in and completes materials related to departmental process improvement, departmental yearly competencies, productivity logs/patient statistics, and HealthStream in a timely manner. Maintains physical therapy license and CPR certification, according to departmental policies. Complies with flu and TB testing according to AAHS policies. Complies with departmental procedures for time off requests and schedule changes. Participates in other designated projects or roles under the direction of Outpatient Rehabilitation leadership. Educational/Experience Requirements: Higher Education Level required for PT Licensure Outpatient rehabilitation or related experience. Required License/Certifications: Physical Therapist American Heart Association Health Care Provider BLS Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Heavy Heavy work . Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Dec 06, 2019
Part time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Provides therapeutic assistance under the direct supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, and/or Speech and Language Pathologist. Also prepares and decontaminates equipment, transports patients, and maintains the environment to facilitate the delivery of outpatient rehabilitation services. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Provides therapeutic assistance to professional staff according to departmental standards, under the direct supervision of a licensed therapist. Escorts patients to and from the department as directed by a therapist. Assists in the monitoring of patient reactions to treatment, and communicates adverse reactions immediately to appropriate person. Maintains appropriate supply inventory levels on a daily basis in the clinic. Assists with front office duties on an as needed basis. Actively participates in departmental in-service activities, and department staff meetings. Participates in and completes materials related to departmental process improvement, departmental yearly competencies, and HealthStream in a timely manner. Demonstrates a professional image/attitude towards patients, coworkers, and others. (dress code, HIPAA, schedule flexibility). Maintains CPR certification, according to departmental policies. Complies with flu and TB testing according to AAHS policies. Complies with departmental procedures for time off requests and schedule changes. Participates in other designated projects or roles under the direction of Rehabilitation Services leadership. Inspects, sterilizes, and maintains physical therapy equipment according to departmental standards and completes required documentation. (hydroculators, freezers, splint pan, paraffin, alter G shorts, etc.) Cleans therapy equipment according to departmental standards. Participates in other designated projects or roles under the direction of Outpatient Rehabilitation leadership. Educational/Experience Requirements: GED or High School Diploma Prior experience in a healthcare field preferred Required License/Certifications: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Heavy work . Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Dec 06, 2019
Anne Arundel Medical Center Crofton, MD, USA
Position Objective: Evaluates patients for speech therapy services and provides therapeutic intervention according to departmental standards. Assesses the appropriateness and effectiveness of services provided to patients and documents same according to departmental standards and the special needs of patients of all ages. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Performs speech therapy evaluations and develops an effective treatment plan appropriate to a patient’s rehabilitation needs within the care continuum and according to departmental policies and procedures. Meets departmental productivity standards. Selects and competently uses a variety of appropriate treatment techniques. Demonstrates the ability and required competencies to cross cover, i.e., evaluate and treat patients with a variety of diagnoses in various units. Documents speech therapy evaluations including Patient’s Response to Treatment according to departmental standards. Consistently documents Rehab Plan of Care, Patient and/or Family Education, Interdisciplinary Plan of Care according to departmental standards. Documents speech therapy treatments including updating goals in the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care and Patient’s Response to Treatment. Provides technical supervision, direction, and support to students, and volunteers. Actively participates in departmental in-service activities and journal club. Attends continuing education seminars and conducts seminar related in-services in a timely manner. Participates in and completes materials related to departmental process improvement, safety and Joint Commission preparedness, productivity logs, and HealthStream in a timely manner. Consults with and serves as a resource for physicians, nursing staff, and other clinicians to increase knowledge of speech therapy and to identify the need for speech therapy services for patients of all ages. Participates in clinical pathways and/or interdisciplinary meetings when indicated. Provides in-service training to other disciplines when indicated. Educational/Experience Requirements: The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes: Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Therapy. Outpatient Rehabilitation or related experience Required License/Certifications: Current license to practice Speech Therapy by the Maryland Board Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS CPR certification Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Dec 06, 2019
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: The Practice Clinical Educator (PCE) is responsible for the integration of systems knowledge, adult learning practices, and education delivery in cooperation with non-clinical and clinical ambulatory support staff within the ambulatory health system. The PCE will work both independently and collaboratively with the team to create a full range of employee development content, employee education and performance focused initiatives for ambulatory clinical support staff. This includes the design, development, and delivery, of training and educational programs for employee development. Additionally, the PCE monitors and evaluates the training and educational programs. Promotes the delivery of high quality, cost effective health care through the provision of expert ambulatory clinical education programs to support professional development of back office support staff. This will include various areas of training to include but not limited to, back office workflow, best practices for clinical content, patient triage, proper protocol for administration of medications to include injectables, assisting with back office procedures and processes, and clinical documentation within the Epic system. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Demonstrates ability to work with others effectively within and outside the department; actively contributes to morale and teamwork; maintains positive professional relationships with customers at all times Collaborates with management and team members in coordinating all aspects of the planning, designing, developing, training, implementing, communicating, maintaining, and evaluating existing or new functionality to meet the needs of our current and future state. Promotes evidence-based practice in the care provided to patients and families. Acts as an ambassador to management and team members to work with existing clinical support staff on potential advancement by offering a variety of clinical educational opportunities. Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates clinical orientation programs for new and/or existing staff. Provides an appropriate climate for learning and facilitates the adult learning process, and evaluates the effectiveness of learning opportunities and staff competence. Assists with the integration of new learning into the practice environment and serves as a resource for professional growth and development of clinical support staff. Assists in development of competencies for clinical support staff. Actively participates in quality improvement activities to support the best practice standard of work established for ambulatory practices. Manages multiple projects including but not limited to clinical support staff development, performance excellence, and employee engagement with set timelines. Minimum Required Education : High School Diploma or equivalent Preferred: Associates Degree from an accredited college or university. Minimum Required Experience : Three years’ experience as a Certified Medical Assistant working in an Ambulatory Care related field. Demonstrated experience in clinical support staff development or clinical leadership with knowledge of clinical support staff development theory and/or principles of adult learning. Required License / Certification : Certified or Register Medical Assistant through a national program CPR/BLS certification through the American Heart Association Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: Light Light Work : Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work. There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens . The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Dec 06, 2019
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Contributes to the provision of high-quality, cost effective health care through direct care of patients and collaboration with other health care team members, with emphasis on room preparedness and turnover to start first cases and in between procedures. Orders supplies, maintains PAR levels, responsible for the coordination of evaluation, maintenance, communication and repair of departmental equipment. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Provides direct patient care for perioperative patients and families in a developmentally, culturally and ethically appropriate manner. Reviews schedule regularly to identify, plan and provide for special needs, i.e. lines set-ups, difficult intubations, bronchoscopy cart, jet ventilation, camera or retractor holder. Provide direct patient care while assisting anesthesia staff with line insertion, spinal and epidural anesthesia. Documents line insertion and epidural placement in Meditech. Assists Anesthesia staff as needed by attaching monitoring devices, assisting with intubation and positioning of patients and other necessary functions connected with the induction of the patient. Oversees and coordinates maintenance and troubleshooting of Pyxis, anesthesia, and surgical equipment. Transports patients and specialty equipment as needed, in accordance with established safety policies. Assists physicians and nurse with equipment during procedures as needed. Coordinates product and equipment evaluations Participates in unit based quality improvement activities and CPI teams. Participates in unit shared governance according to departmental standards. Educational/Experience Requirements: High School Diploma or GED Previous anesthesia technician, emergency medical technician or paramedic experience. Strong verbal communication skills with some customer service experience. Required License/Certifications: American Heart Association Health Care Provider BLS certification Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Nov 29, 2019
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: The senior dosimetrist is a member of the radiation oncology team who has knowledge of the overall characteristics and clinical relevance of radiation oncology treatment machines and equipment, and has the education and expertise necessary to generate radiation dose distributions and dose calculations in collaboration with the medial physicist and radiation oncologist. The senior dosimetrist is an experienced individual who exhibits a broad level of expertise with treatment planning operations according to department protocols. Performs the calculations and measurements necessary to achieve or meet the Radiation Oncologists’ prescriptions and alternate treatment plans where appropriate. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Design a treatment plan by means of computer and/or manual computation that will deliver a prescribed radiation dose and field placement technique in accordance with the Radiation Oncologist’s prescription to a defined tumor volume. Consider dose-limiting structures in the design of treatment plans and document dose in accordance with the Radiation Oncologist’s prescription. Coordinate treatment simulations and tumor localization on dedicated devices, including CT, CT/PET, MRI, and PET when indicated, for radiation oncology treatment planning. Supervise, perform, or assist in the planning of the fabrication of compensation filters, custom shield, wedges, and other beam modifying devices. Perform or assist in the planning of the reproduction of molds, casts, and other immobilization devices. Assist the therapist staff in the implementation of the treatment plan including the correct use of immobilization devices, compensators, wedges, field arrangement, and other treatment variables. Perform calculations for the accurate delivery of the Radiation Oncologist’s prescribed dose, document all pertinent information in he patient record, and verify the mathematical accuracy of all calculations using a system established by the Medical Physicist. Participate in continuing education for the department in the area of current treatment planning techniques, and advances in medical dosimetry. Participate in clinical research for the development and implementation of new techniques. Assist in intracavitary and interstitial brachytherapy procedures and in the subsequent manual and/or computer calculation of the dose distributions of these treatments. Assist in the application of specific methods of Dosimetry including ion chamber, TLD, or film measurement as directed by the Medical Physicist. Educational/Experience Requirements: Graduate of a formally organized hospital or college affiliated medical Dosimetry program with clinical and classroom curriculum. Five years’ experience as a Medical Dosimetry and Certification as a Medical Dosimetrist. Must be able to interact smoothly with the effectively with people and should have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Preferred: Previous Eclipse, IMRT and IGR experience. Required License/Certifications: Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Nov 29, 2019
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: The senior dosimetrist is a member of the radiation oncology team who has knowledge of the overall characteristics and clinical relevance of radiation oncology treatment machines and equipment, and has the education and expertise necessary to generate radiation dose distributions and dose calculations in collaboration with the medial physicist and radiation oncologist. The senior dosimetrist is an experienced individual who exhibits a broad level of expertise with treatment planning operations according to department protocols. Performs the calculations and measurements necessary to achieve or meet the Radiation Oncologists’ prescriptions and alternate treatment plans where appropriate. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Design a treatment plan by means of computer and/or manual computation that will deliver a prescribed radiation dose and field placement technique in accordance with the Radiation Oncologist’s prescription to a defined tumor volume. Consider dose-limiting structures in the design of treatment plans and document dose in accordance with the Radiation Oncologist’s prescription. Coordinate treatment simulations and tumor localization on dedicated devices, including CT, CT/PET, MRI, and PET when indicated, for radiation oncology treatment planning. Supervise, perform, or assist in the planning of the fabrication of compensation filters, custom shield, wedges, and other beam modifying devices. Perform or assist in the planning of the reproduction of molds, casts, and other immobilization devices. Assist the therapist staff in the implementation of the treatment plan including the correct use of immobilization devices, compensators, wedges, field arrangement, and other treatment variables. Perform calculations for the accurate delivery of the Radiation Oncologist’s prescribed dose, document all pertinent information in he patient record, and verify the mathematical accuracy of all calculations using a system established by the Medical Physicist. Participate in continuing education for the department in the area of current treatment planning techniques, and advances in medical dosimetry. Participate in clinical research for the development and implementation of new techniques. Assist in intracavitary and interstitial brachytherapy procedures and in the subsequent manual and/or computer calculation of the dose distributions of these treatments. Assist in the application of specific methods of Dosimetry including ion chamber, TLD, or film measurement as directed by the Medical Physicist. Educational/Experience Requirements: Graduate of a formally organized hospital or college affiliated medical Dosimetry program with clinical and classroom curriculum. Five years’ experience as a Medical Dosimetry and Certification as a Medical Dosimetrist. Must be able to interact smoothly with the effectively with people and should have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Preferred: Previous Eclipse, IMRT and IGR experience. Required License/Certifications: Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Nov 29, 2019
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Provides respiratory therapy modalities included in the scope of practice to patients according to the department standards. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Administers medical gas therapy in accordance with all department procedures. Evaluates appropriateness and effectiveness of therapies for continuation or discontinuation according to department standards. Prepares and collaborates with advanced practitioners and clinical specialist to implement respiratory care plan. Reviews charts per department policy, i.e. orders, lab values, chest x-rays, etc and document care provided accurately and consistently according to department standards. Operates and maintains equipment in a safe and sanitary condition, following department guidelines, returning to department upon patient discharge. Observes patient during therapies for adverse reactions and acts in accordance with department policy when problems arise. Monitor response to therapy. Educational/Experience Requirements: Associate’s Degree from an accredited college Required License/Certifications: Registered Respiratory Therapist as credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care. State of Maryland License of eligibility as a Respiratory Care Practitioner. Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS CPR certification. Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Nov 29, 2019
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: The Program Team Leader will play a key role in the acquisition of new patients, chart patient volumes, offer marketing and community awareness of the program. This position will implement and grow the existing Bariatric program and educate the community and healthcare providers on the services offered for obese patients 18 years of age and older. The goal will be to optimize patient outcomes and improve the quality of life of patients. Coordinates and participates in the development of referral relationships with physicians, therapists, and others who may refer patients to the Program. This includes identifying referral sources, coordinating efforts with other AAHS functions (marketing), and working within in the Program to properly respond to referrals made, tracking, and responding to referring providers with reports. Primary facilitator to meet the requirements set by ASMBS for Center of Excellence Accreditation . Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Serves as an educational resource for the medical office coordinators; assist in developing multidisciplinary training programs Assist the Senior Manager and Practice Supervisor on employee hiring process including position review, posting, interviewing and selection. Trains staff and monitors registration process in all areas. Corrects errors and holds staff accountable for correctly registering patients. Provides patient education and counsel appropriate to medical needs under supervision of the physician. Communicates and/or documents communication of patient information to individuals who have responsibility or control in patient care intervention. Facilitates smooth patient flow, and provides other general assistance to the provider and staff. Coordinates and implements public education and information sessions in coordination with other AAHS functions (marketing). This would include scheduling, publicity, registration of attendees, and follow up with those attendees who wish additional information. Works cooperatively with other Program members and Surgical Staff in general to achieve the overall goals of the Program and Surgical Services in general. Works as the primary facilitator to meet the requirements set by ASMBS for Center of Excellence distinction and Program’s Accreditation; including data collection Additional Duties: Network with referring physicians and conduct community outreach programs. Managing a clinic schedule for first visit consults and follow-up appointments and excellent communication skills; computer literate. Coordinates monthly clinic and quarterly interdisciplinary meetings Educational/Experience Requirements: Graduation from an accredited nursing or dietitian program. Two years of relevant clinical experience. Some experience in an established Bariatric program. (a plus but not required) Experience with ASMBS application and data collection. (a plus but not required) Required License/Certifications: Licensed to practice in the State of Maryland and Board Certified Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Nov 29, 2019
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Odenton, MD, USA
Position Objective: The Orthopedic Technologist works in an ambulatory setting providing assistance to Physicians/Physician Assistants and their patients. The Ortho Tech will perform a variety of duties including: rooming, educating, and helping patients during their visit. Responsibilities also include helping with minor procedures, casting/splinting, and suture/staple removal. The Ortho Tech provides stellar customer service in all patient interactions. The Ortho Tech works in a cooperative, friendly and results oriented manner with all other members of the practice staff and the Physician(s). Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Assists the Orthopedic Physician, PA/NPs with the management of fracture reduction, dislocations, and the application of casts/splints. Applies slings, ace wraps, crutches/canes, immobilizers, plaster, fiberglass and preformed splints and instructs patient in their proper care/use. Removes casts, splints and other orthopedic devices. Assists with fitting Orthotic devices when necessary. Able to obtain patient vital signs and properly document them in the patient’s medical record. Responsible for accurately entering in patient’s health history as well as meet department initiatives and metrics needed within the patient’s chart. Interviews, triages and prepares patients to facilitate smooth flow. Demonstrates clinical competency and problem solving in the delivery of patient care by performing indirect and direct patient care in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Assists patients with activities of daily living if necessary. Responsible for accurately documenting Prepares equipment for and assists providers in minor office procedures, and provides other general assistance to the provider and staff as necessary. Remove sutures or staples. Applies and removes bandages and dressings. Properly disposes of medical waste. Demonstrates and educates patients on general exercises as ordered by the provider. Performs other related duties as assigned. Ensures that sufficient inventories of medical and office supplies are stocked and maintained in the office and exam rooms. Able to process the ordering of clinical supplies in accordance with practice standards. Responsible for maintaining a high level of professionalism and working to establish a positive rapport with every patient by demonstrating key components of AAMC’s Service Excellence Framework (iCare). Educational/Experience Requirements: The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes: High school diploma or GED required or documentation of graduation from an accredited training program preferred. Customer Service experience, preferred. Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology, preferred. Required License/Certifications: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Nov 29, 2019
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Endowed with clinical knowledge and experience, the Maryland Primary Care Program (MDPCP) provides direct supervision and coaching to the Practice Panel Coordinators, who are typically medical assistant level individuals. By monitoring practice level dashboards and performance on quality metrics, s/he monitors the overall performance of the program. S/he supports the continued development of Advanced Primary Care Practices and liaises between physician leadership and the PPC’s, contributing to their capabilities to follow evidence-based clinical algorithms endorsed by the clinicians they serve. Essential Job Duties: Manages, trains, and coaches PPCs. Monitors practice and provider level patient attribution (empanelment). Assists with short and long-term care management plans for patients. Collects program, practice, and provider level performance data; identifies outlier performers, challenges and opportunities, monitors performance over time; creates reports; recommends practice and provider level quality improvement plans; and presents data and recommendations to the Primary Care Service Line leadership and practice level clinicians. Ensures alignment of activities to meet the goals of the MDPCP. Meets face-to-face with all primary care practices once a month to discuss population health focus areas and plans to improve access to care for patients with unmet needs. Contributes to the teamwork within and between departments. Regularly participates in meetings with coworkers and practice staff. Provides and receives constructive ideas, suggestions and feedback in a positive manner. Works collaboratively with co-workers to effectively resolve issues that impact departmental or hospital operations. Educational/Experience Requirements: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. Two years of related clinical nursing experience. At least 5 years of experience in healthcare with experience working in ambulatory clinics including demonstrated experience in Quality Outcomes Management. Required License/Certifications: Current Maryland Board of Nursing license. CPR through the American Heart Association (BLS for Healthcare Providers level). Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Light Duty The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Nov 29, 2019
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Centreville, MD 21617, USA
Position Objective: The Practice Supervisor has full responsibility and accountability for the overall operation, financial and administrative performance of an assigned single physician practice. The Practice Supervisors focus will be on operational improvement, effectiveness, efficiency, productivity of the practice and superior patient experience. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Select, mentor and develop all practice employees. Meet with office staff at regular intervals to implement new procedures, monitor personnel issues and improve operational efficiencies. Processes bi-weekly payroll for all practice employees. Cooperates with both HCE central functions and AAMC stakeholders relevant to the physician practice. Approve all expenditures and ordering of supplies according to HCE policies and signature authority. Implement strategic initiatives and provide administrative support to the practice physicians. Communicates financial and billing information with providers on a regular basis. Maintains contact with the Executive Director or Practice Director regarding important issues. Monitor the daily charge capture process and provides feedback to the Central Billing Office. Assist in the quality enhancement programs and insure HIPAA compliance at all times. Educational/Experience Requirements: Minimum of two years of experience in private physician office management. Proficient in the use of spreadsheet software and database systems. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong presentation skills. Motivated, achievement oriented, ability to multi-task. Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree in business administration, health administration, finance or related field highly desired or, equivalent in practice management experience. Required License/Certifications: Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Nov 29, 2019
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Communicates with patients, medical staff, hospital staff and visitors in a professional manner providing excellent customer service as reflected in AAMC’s policies and practices. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Accurately obtains and processes patient demographic, insurance and medical information for registrations, admissions and financial purposes. CSR will be expected to maintain a 98% accuracy rate, in accordance with Best Practice Standards. Adheres to the compliance policies of the department and organization (i.e. timely arrivals, minimal absences, appropriate attire, readiness for work, adherence to the department working schedule, follows AAMC policies regarding personal electronic devices, and other policies as outlined by the organization). Answers the phone courteously and professionally and as per department guidelines, responds to inquiries, and refers all calls as appropriate. Independently prioritizes CSR workflow (including, but not limited to, workqueue management, patient registrations, insurance verification, and other assigned tasks) to meet deadlines and maximize productivity. Communicates financial responsibilities to patients and collects funds accordingly. Consistently registers patients face-to-face. Assists with the training and orientation of new staff. Maintains knowledge of departmental issues and hospital-wide changes by attending appropriate meetings and in-services and by keeping abreast of all appropriate written and electronic materials provided to the employee. Responsible for the daily monitoring and corrections of the department work queue(s). Participates in team performance reviews. Maintains a thorough understanding of downtime and/or disaster procedures, and effectively demonstrates the ability to perform job functions during such conditions. Educational/Experience Requirements: High school diploma or GED, typing minimum of 20 wpm. Two years of previous registration or insurance experience in a healthcare environment preferred. Excellent communications skills must be demonstrated. Knowledge of medical terminology is desirable. Working knowledge of basic computer skills and web-based applications If serving as a bilingual/multilingual interpreter, certification in Medical Interpretation is required to perform the duties of a qualified interpreter. Required License/Certifications: None Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Nov 29, 2019
Part time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Supports technical staff in the delivery of medical laboratory information related to diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases. Essential Job Duties : Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Espouses the principals of Lean Thinking and creates a work environment that positively promotes continuous process improvement. Explores opportunities to add value to job (innovative ideas) to benefit the organization and taking ownership of the outcome. Proactively finds other work-related tasks during low census. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Labels and disposes biohazard and/or chemical waste appropriately. Maintains inter- and intradepartmental work flow by fostering a spirit of cooperation (hand offs). Maintains laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. Conserves laboratory resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. Determines and executes the best method for obtaining biological specimens from patients of all ages as required to include venipuncture, capillary, and heel-stick puncture to ensure quality specimens for testing. Processes gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens for microscopic evaluation. This includes instrument processing, staining, changing reagents, and cover-slipping. Performs functions to established productivity guidelines with minimal errors. Registers patients accurately in the Hospital Information System including, but not limited to, correct date of service, ordering caregiver and special flags; Orders or accessions appropriate tests in Laboratory Information System (LIS) as requested by authorized provider by accurately reading and interpreting orders and being familiar with test mnemonics; Responds to requests for lab results and sends appropriate scheduled reports. Prepares aliquots and processes samples for referral to outside labs; distributes specimens to testing or processing locations according to established standard work. Operates and maintains laboratory equipment. Performs preventative maintenance and troubleshoots problems to the full extent of ability Actively participate in the laboratory quality plan/program (ex. investigative reports, notification of delays, etc.)’ Participate in the training of new staff and students by serving as a mentor and technical resource. Educational/Experience Requirements: High School graduate or equivalent Six months experience working in an acute care facility in an equivalent role. Required License/Certifications: N/A Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Nov 25, 2019
Anne Arundel Medical Center Easton, MD 21601, USA
Position Objective: Evaluates patients for physical therapy services and provides therapeutic intervention according to departmental standards. Assesses the appropriateness and effectiveness of services provided to patients and documents according to departmental standards.. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Demonstrates a professional image/attitude towards patients, coworkers, and others. (dress code, HIPAA, schedule flexibility). Performs physical therapy evaluations and develops an effective treatment plan appropriate to a patient’s rehabilitation needs within the care continuum and according to departmental policies and procedures. Selects and competently uses a variety of appropriate treatment techniques. Consistently documents a patients vital signs and patient/family education according to departmental standards. Documents functional and measurable goals in the physical therapy plan of care and updates them according to departmental standards. Provides technical supervision, direction, and support to Physical Therapist Assistants, Rehab Aides, students, and volunteers. Meets departmental productivity standards. Actively participates in departmental in-service activities and attends continuing education seminars Routinely consults with physicians, and other clinicians to increase knowledge of physical therapy and to identify the need for physical therapy services. Participates in interdisciplinary/team meetings, MD/student in-services, and monthly departmental meetings when indicated. Participates in and completes materials related to departmental process improvement, departmental yearly competencies, productivity logs/patient statistics, and HealthStream in a timely manner. Maintains physical therapy license and CPR certification, according to departmental policies. Complies with flu and TB testing according to AAHS policies. Complies with departmental procedures for time off requests and schedule changes. Participates in other designated projects or roles under the direction of Outpatient Rehabilitation leadership. Educational/Experience Requirements: Higher Education Level required for PT Licensure Outpatient rehabilitation or related experience. Required License/Certifications: Physical Therapist Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Heavy Heavy work . Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Very heavy work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Nov 25, 2019
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Evaluates patients for physical therapy services and provides therapeutic intervention according to departmental standards. Assesses the appropriateness and effectiveness of services provided to patients and documents according to departmental standards. Participates in all educational components of the Orthopedic Residency program to expand knowledge and professional development to a specialty level, culminating in the ability to sit for the Orthopedic Certified Specialist Examination. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Demonstrates a professional image/attitude towards patients, coworkers, and others. (dress code, HIPAA, schedule flexibility). Performs physical therapy evaluations and develops an effective treatment plan appropriate to a patient’s rehabilitation needs within the care continuum and according to departmental policies and procedures. Selects and competently uses a variety of appropriate treatment techniques. Consistently documents a patients vital signs and patient/family education according to departmental standards. Documents functional and measurable goals in the physical therapy plan of care and updates them according to departmental standards. Provides technical supervision, direction, and support to Physical Therapist Assistants, Rehab Aides, students, and volunteers. Meets departmental productivity standards and actively participates in departmental in-service activities and attends continuing education seminars. Routinely consults with physicians, and other clinicians to increase knowledge of physical therapy and to identify the need for physical therapy services. Participates in interdisciplinary/team meetings, MD/student in-services, and monthly departmental meetings when indicated. Participates in and completes materials related to departmental process improvement, departmental yearly competencies, productivity logs/patient statistics, and HealthStream in a timely manner. Adheres to all resident policies and procedures by completing all necessary didactic courses and assessments in the timeline given. Maintains physical therapy license and CPR certification. Complies with flu and TB testing according to AAHS policies. Participates in other designated projects or roles under the Residency Coordinator. Develops an understanding of ethical, socioeconomic and medical-legal issues that affect patient care and access to services. Participates in weekly mentorship meetings, skills labs, shadowing opportunities and lectures to promote ongoing learning and completion of requirements. Educational/Experience Requirements: Higher Education Level required for PT Licensure Outpatient rehabilitation or related experience. Required License/Certifications: Physical Therapist Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Heavy Duty The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Very heavy work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Nov 25, 2019
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Arnold, MD, USA
Position Objective: Assists Supervisor by leading Outpatient Rehabilitation services as follows: providing technical support to Staff Therapists, Rehabilitative Services Aides, and volunteers; assisting with quality assurance projects, program development, as well as other special projects as designated by Supervisor, conducts staff orientation and in-service activities, competency assessments, coordination of student programs, etc. Evaluates patients, provides therapeutic intervention according to departmental standards. Assesses the appropriateness and effectiveness of services provided to patients, and documents same according to departmental standards and the special needs of patients. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Conducts evaluations and treatments according to established departmental policies and procedures. Documents evaluations and treatments with ongoing assessment and updating of treatment goals. Documents patient and/or patient caregiver education, interdisciplinary collaboration, and patient’s response to treatment. Participates in departmental in-service activities. Attends continuing education seminars and takes the responsibility to conduct seminar related in-service for staff in a timely manner. Consults with and serves as a resource for physicians, nursing staff, and other clinicians to increase knowledge of therapy. Identifies needs for outpatient rehabilitation services for patients of all ages. Participates in clinical pathways and/or interdisciplinary meetings when indicated. Provides in-service training to other disciplines when indicated. Provides technical supervision, direction, and support to staff Therapists, Rehabilitative Services Aides, Therapy students, and volunteers. Participates in program development and forms development processes and trains staff in these areas as necessary. Assists in developing, monitoring, and analyzing department quality assurance programs (Dashboards, Chart Audits, Patient Satisfaction, etc). Conducts staff orientation, competency assessment processes, assists supervisor in providing feedback for staff performance evaluation processes, policy and procedure review/updating, coordination of student programs, etc. Serves as Charge Therapist in the absence of the Supervisor as designated. Educational/Experience Requirements: Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy. One year experience performing outpatient therapy. Previous Lead Therapist experience preferred. Required License/Certifications: Current license in Physical Therapy by the Board of Physical Therapy Examiners of Maryland or current license as an Occupational Therapist from the Maryland Board of Occupational Therapy or current license as a Speech-Language Pathologist from the Maryland Board of Audiologist, Hearing Aid Dispensers and Speech-Language Pathologists. Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS CPR certification. Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Nov 25, 2019
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Performs radiographic and computerized axial tomography procedures on all age groups in accordance with established professional and departmental standards and procedures. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Performs routine radiographic procedures and special computerized tomography procedures consistent with established quality standards and the need of the patient. Performs daily quality assurance testing on CT unit and emergency equipment and maintains appropriate records as required by department procedure. Confers with the supervisor to report problems relative to equipment, staffing and productivity and makes recommendations relative to them. Obtains pertinent clinical data prior to diagnostic examination, supervises the preparation of patients, and records significant data. Appropriately prioritizes patients in work-flow. Provides care for physically and mentally compromised patients. Ensures efficient patient flow through scanner area through effective scheduling and assignment of responsibility. Ensure appropriate storage and routing of supplies in the CT area; monitors supplies and report shortages as requires. Maintains a daily activities log and procedures manual, complies data and issues monthly report as required. Participates in orientation, on-the-job training, and in-service activities as requested; demonstrates C T equipment and procedures as requested. Assists the physician in performing interventional CT procedures. Assists physician in emergency situations and adverse contrast reactions. Participates in orientation of new personnel and development on in-services and cross training programs consistent with performance objectives and training needs of employees. Educational/Experience Requirements: Successful completion of a two-year radiological technology program in AMA approved educational institution. A minimum of one year as a radiologic technologist and either one year CT experience or the successful completion of in-house CT cross-training program Required License/Certifications: Current State of Maryland licensure. American Heart Association Health Care Provider BLS CPR certification. Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Heavy Heavy work . Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Nov 25, 2019
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Under the direct supervision of a Maryland-licensed pharmacist and in coordination with other technicians, the Pharmacy Technician – Certified performs various support activities and duties within the Pharmacy Department by assisting in the timely preparation, packaging, distribution and delivery of medications. Delegated pharmacist tasks are performed in accordance with standard written procedures, guidelines and State and Federal Regulations. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Obtains and maintains appropriate knowledge and understanding of the AAMC Department of Pharmacy processes, policies and procedures as outlined during initial training and ongoing competency assessments with emphasis on hazardous medication handling. Follows guidelines the ensure proper compliance with regulatory guidelines designed to ensure safe and accurate preparation of sterile pharmaceutical compounds (e.g. USP<797) Performs evaluation of upcoming treatments and orders medications from supplies to maintain predominantlya “just-in-time” inventory Fills/compounds medication labels and packages medications in a timely fashion for final check by a pharmacist, and assures delivery via designated hospital system to appropriate location;. Uses appropriate pharmaceutical-medical terms, abbreviations, and symbols common to pharmacy practice. Answers phone calls courteously and follows up appropriately. Carries out the calculations required for the usual dosage determinations and solutions Performs the essential functions relating to inventory management; communicating medication needs and/or changes in utilization patterns. Participates in the orientation and training of pharmacy staff, as necessary. Provides clear and accurate instructions, demonstrates the required scope of activities, and reviews the new employees/or trainees work for accuracy, following all department guidelines. Acts as a resource for all new employees; helps co-workers. Identifies and/or involved with opportunities for improvement or key Departmental initiatives (i.e. expense reduction, innovative ideas, projects, task or project lead). Educational/Experience Requirements: The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes: High School Diploma or equivalent. Experience as pharmacy technician, including prior IV admixture experience preferred. Chemotherapy experience preferred. Keyboard skills and Basic math skills to calculate doses (solids and liquids), concentrations, and compounding calculations. Computer Skills required; proficiency in navigating the Microsoft Windows PC environment; ability to learn Hospital/Pharmacy PC applications. Able to communicate effectively, speak, write and comprehend English. Required License/Certifications: Current registration as a Pharmacy Technician from the Maryland Board of Pharmacy or Pharmacy Student Registration from the Maryland Board of Pharmacy; in good standing. *PTCB Certified or ExCPT (National Pharmacy Technician Board Certification) Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium duty Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Nov 25, 2019
Anne Arundel Medical Center Bowie, MD, USA
Position Objective: Evaluates patients for occupational therapy services and provides therapeutic intervention according to departmental standards. Assesses the appropriateness and effectiveness of services provided to patients and documents according to departmental standards. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Performs occupational evaluations and develops an effective treatment plan appropriate to a patient’s rehabilitation needs within the care continuum and according to departmental policies and procedures. Selects and competently uses a variety of appropriate treatment techniques. Documents a patients’ response to treatment and supports medical necessity for the continuation of skilled care. Consistently documents a patients’ vital signs and patient/family education according to departmental standards. Documents functional and measureable goals in the occupational therapy plan of care and updates them according to departmental standards. Provides technical supervision, direction, and support to Occupational Therapy Assistants, Rehab Aides, students, and volunteers. Meets departmental productivity standards. Routinely consults with physicians and other clinicians to increase knowledge of occupational therapy and to identify the need for occupational therapy services. Participates in interdisciplinary/team meetings, MD/student in-services, and monthly departmental meetings when indicated. Actively participates in departmental in-service activities and attends continuing education seminars Participates in and completes materials related to departmental process improvement, departmental yearly competencies, productivity logs/patient statistics, and HealthStream in a timely manner. Educational/Experience Requirements: The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes: Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. Outpatient Rehabilitation or related experience Required License/Certifications: Current license to practice Occupational Therapy by the Maryland Board of Occupational Therapy Practice Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS CPR certification A minimum of 0.5 FTE status is required to hold this position Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Heavy lifting Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Nov 25, 2019
Part time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: The Genetic Counselor will provide clinical cancer genetic counseling at AAMC. The counselor will provide patients with information regarding hereditary cancer syndromes and explain available screening and diagnostic testing options including benefits and limitations for patients and family members. The counselor is responsible for providing a genetic risk assessment by evaluating and explaining the genetic risk of hereditary disease occurring or recurring in patients’ family based on research of genetic and medical record information and data gathered from the patients’ family health history. The counselor will help patients fully understand their family history and come to terms with the risks. Provide patient/family with understanding of implication of results including changes in medical management, and provide psychosocial support and counseling as relates to genetic testing. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Prepares case history including obtaining and reviewing patient records, researching pertinent topics related to personal/family history. Identifies patients’ goals, questions, and concerns and establishes relationship with patient. Elicits and interprets medical/family history and constructs a pedigree. Provides genetic risk assessment by calculating and explaining genetic risk based on available genetic and medical information. Explains basic genetic concept and modes of inheritance to patients. Provides patients with information regarding hereditary cancer syndromes. Discusses screening and medical management for patients and family members. Explains available screening and diagnostic testing options including benefits and limitations. Coordinates patient care as relates to genetic testing. Provides psychosocial support and counseling as relates to genetic testing and refers to Oncology counselor as necessary. Prepares summary of clinic visit for medical record and enters into EMR. Discloses genetic test results and provides patient/family with understanding of implications of results including changes in medical management. Provides consultation to physicians, nurses, and other providers regarding genetic testing for hereditary cancer syndromes. Presents cases at weekly tumor conferences. Prepares letters to referring physicians and providers keeping them informed of the genetic profile of their patients. Maintains a database of patients and family members and prepare data for presentation at Quality meetings. Publishes outcomes of the genetics program as requested. Develops survivorship guidelines with the survivorship team for long term follow-up. Educational/Experience Requirements: Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling from an accredited program. Two years of experience in cancer genetic counseling preferred. Required License/Certifications: Must obtain ABGC or ABMG certification in genetic counseling within 180 days of employment. Must maintain certification during employment. Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Nov 25, 2019