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.
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.
Apr 09, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Responsible for all DME supply room inventory par levels hospital-wide; collects broken equipment, performs basic inspections of DME per standards set by the AAMC Biomedical Department and makes sure DME is clean, functional, and safe for patient use. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Helps maintain the VERSUS RFID tracking system by maintaining RFID tags and RFID tag batteries and updating / managing the software device information. Will use the VERSUS RFID tracking system daily. Will have privileges in the Mednet system to track Mednet devices and run reports. Receives communication from designated departmental personnel for DME needs via EPIC CLINCON system primarily, phone secondarily. Performs physical and virtual rounds throughout the hospital collecting all broken equipment hospital wide and returning it to the central DME storage area for Biomed pick up. Returns repaired equipment to clinical areas. Replaces broken equipment with spares to eliminate clinical downtime. Performs minor repair/replacement tasks. Enters Biomed work orders if needed. Is responsible for all DME supply room inventory par levels hospital-wide as well as the central equipment storage location. Performs basic inspection of DME per standards set by the AAMC Biomedical Department and makes sure DME is clean, functional, and safe for patient use. Collects/reports relevant DME data including cleaning, repair, and staff cleaning compliance statistics. Maintains records of maintenance, inventory and safety inspection activities in accordance with departmental policies. Educates staff on basic functions of DME. Will be on the project team for large volume equipment projects such as (IV pump exchanges) and unpack and inspect delivered equipment, asset tag and put in computer inventory system, and help deliver/exchange new equipment. Performs all duties in accordance with all MOSHA, Equipment and Manufacturer safety regulations with respect to personal protective equipment and safe equipment operations. Disposes of hazardous waste in accordance with all local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Educational/Experience Requirements: High School Diploma or GED Enrollment in an accredited Bioengineering program/medical terminology experience. One year experience in a hospital setting Required License/Certifications: Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. 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.
Apr 09, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Under general supervision, the Staff Pharmacist facilitates the safe, high quality, effective and economic use of drugs. This responsibility includes the accurate preparation and dispensing of pharmaceuticals according to established departmental policies and procedures. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Verifies the accuracy of order entry by authorized prescribers in computerized patient medication profiles. Reviews written medication orders or prescriptions to determine appropriate ingredients, strength, and dosage. Reviews medication orders for: potential allergies, drug/drug and food/drug interactions, route of administration, appropriate dose and potential for adverse drug reactions with other medications ordered. Contacts the prescriber, as appropriate, to clarify orders and/or make recommendations concerning alternate therapies. Provides drug information to patients, physicians, nurses, and other clinical staff where appropriate and upon request. Participates in improvements in interdepartmental policies and procedures which support the Pharmacy Department and Hospital’s strategic goals. Maintains accurate records as required by departmental policies and procedures and/or federal and state board regulations. Documents clinical activities accurately and according to policies and procedures. Supervises the daily operational duties in the dispensing area to which assigned, including assisting and assigning, closely monitoring and reviewing the work of Pharmacy Technicians, to assure accurate and timely delivery of medications. Supports the Investigational Drug Service in the daily operations of the department. Educates and supervises technical staff in the preparation of intravenous admixture solutions and chemotherapeutic agents, using aseptic technique. Participates in patient care rounds and unit based services which may include: medication reconciliation, promoting medication efficacy/safety/cost improvement initiatives, patient care team education, participation in unit process improvement activities, and patient education & follow-up as appropriate. Educational/Experience Requirements: The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes: Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy. Required License/Certifications: Current Maryland State License. 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.
Apr 09, 2020
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.
Apr 09, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Provides counseling, crisis intervention, and transition planning services to AAMC patients of all ages and their families. Performs psychosocial assessments, plans for and implements identified services for patients. Assists in mentoring, supervision to new professional staff and student interns. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions In accordance with established department and professional guidelines, provides comprehensive psychosocial assessments for patients identified by Care Coordinator, and/or interdisciplinary team. In counseling role, creates a therapeutic framework for effective problem solving with patient and family. Responds to patient/family needs related to adjustment to illness, disability, critical care issues, acceptance of discharge recommendations, need for long-term care placement, end of life, grief, trauma, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, and mental health issues. Provides discharge planning in complex situations such as: substance abuse, psychiatric, or dual diagnosis placement/services, AERS evaluation prior to placement, ventilator dependent patients, inpatient dialysis services, patients with no insurance needing skilled nursing facility placement, patients requiring guardianship, long term/custodial placement. Identifies community services and resources available to patients and families and facilitates linkage with those services. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team and communicates to him/her the progress and status of referred patients. Makes recommendations and revises plan based on continued evaluation and collaboration. Communicates proactively with members of care management and the interdisciplinary team as appropriate and indicated. Evaluates patient/family progress toward established goals. Arranges and facilitates care conferences as needed, and facilitates patient/family support groups. Integrates medical record and nursing information in assessment and interventions. Ensures timely, appropriate, and accurate evaluation and reporting of suspected child/elder abuse and or neglect. Assesses for domestic violence issues and involves domestic violence program coordinator as indicated and appropriate. Documents interventions in patient’s medical record following department standards. Participates in process improvement activities in the care management department. Identifies opportunities for improvement and recommends solutions to care management leaderships; and Assists in mentoring new professional staff and student interns. Educational/Experience Requirements: Master’s of Social Work Two years experience in healthcare delivery system required, preferably acute care. RequiredLicense/Certifications: Current license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-C) from the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners. 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.
Apr 09, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
This position is 7 days on and 7 days off on the night shift 6 -10 hour shifts and one 12 hour shift per pay period Position Objective: Provides information for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease by conducting medical laboratory tests, procedures, or analyses. 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. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. 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. Provides clinical laboratory information by answering questions and requests; interpretation of test results. Participates in the training of new staff and students by serving as a mentor or technical resource. Performs clinical laboratory tests, such as hematology, immunohematology, chemistry, bacteriology, mycology, serology, parasitology, endocrinology, general immunology, and urinalysis (as applicable). Performs functions to established productivity guidelines with minimal errors. Prepares reports of technological findings by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information. Documents information appropriately in the LIS (ex. critical values, communication, etc.). Identifies and communicates abnormal patient conditions by alerting supervisory personnel, the pathologist, the patient physician, or nurse; reporting mandated information to the public health department or other designated officials. Operates and maintains laboratory instrumentation. 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.). Performs quality controls and documents QC for each lab procedure on a daily basis and follows up on issues (troubleshoots). Participates in external proficiency testing and in continuing education classes to maintain licensure and remain updated on changes in the clinical laboratory field. Educational/Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with course work sufficient to meet the requirements of the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) for certification as a Medical Technologist, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Specialist or HEW (MT). Preferred Experience : One year of experience working in an acute care facility as a Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist. Required License/Certifications: MT (ASCP), MLS (ASCP), categorical or specialist (ASCP), or MT (HEW). 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.
Apr 09, 2020
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 Trained and experienced in administering Pulmonary Function Tests 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 Lifting 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.
Apr 09, 2020
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Provides information for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease by conducting medical laboratory tests, procedures, or analyses. 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. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. 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. Provides clinical laboratory information by answering questions and requests; interpretation of test results. Participates in the training of new staff and students by serving as a mentor or technical resource. Performs clinical laboratory tests, such as hematology, immunohematology, chemistry, bacteriology, mycology, serology, parasitology, endocrinology, general immunology, and urinalysis (as applicable). Performs functions to established productivity guidelines with minimal errors. Prepares reports of technological findings by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information. Documents information appropriately in the LIS (ex. critical values, communication, etc.). Identifies and communicates abnormal patient conditions by alerting supervisory personnel, the pathologist, the patient physician, or nurse; reporting mandated information to the public health department or other designated officials. Operates and maintains laboratory instrumentation. 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.). Performs quality controls and documents QC for each lab procedure on a daily basis and follows up on issues (troubleshoots). Participates in external proficiency testing and in continuing education classes to maintain licensure and remain updated on changes in the clinical laboratory field. Educational/Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with course work sufficient to meet the requirements of the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) for certification as a Medical Technologist, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Specialist or HEW (MT). Preferred Experience: One year of experience working in an acute care facility as a Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist. Required License/Certifications: MT (ASCP), MLS (ASCP), categorical or specialist (ASCP), or MT (HEW). 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.
Apr 09, 2020
Part 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. Delegated 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. Accurately and efficiently, and with minimal supervision, performs drug distribution, medication preparation, compounding, dose calculation, and quality assurance/improvement tasks in accordance with established Departmental procedures. Incorporates practice modifications required by patient age group. Demonstrates ability to perform required mathematical calculations and conversions. Maintains knowledge and understanding of the AAMC Department of Pharmacy standard work, policies, and procedures as established during training and validated via ongoing competency assessments. This includes, but is not limited to, timely preparation of medications for pharmacist check, workflow SOPs executed within established time constraints, use of appropriate medical terms and abbreviations, patient confidentiality, and punctuality and attendance requirements. Delivers medications to appropriate locations manually or by refilling automated dispensing cabinets. Monitors medication storage environments outside the pharmacy for appropriate conditions and regulatory compliance. Assists with unit inspections when designated. Complies with Federal, State and Department policies for controlled substance distribution and management. Completes controlled substance self-audit reports with follow-up, and correctly maintains all controlled substance counts and paperwork. Answers phone calls and responds to med messages courteously, follows up appropriately, and maintains a professional demeanor and appearance at all times when interacting with patients, coworkers, or other members of the healthcare team. Understands and effectively supports the inventory management and drug distribution technology employed by the Pharmacy. Generates and accurately interprets reports from the primary hospital information system and other computer-based technology. Demonstrates unit dose repackaging capability, in compliance with department guidelines. Minimizes drug waste. Identifies cost-saving opportunities. Communicates medication needs or observed changes in utilization patterns to those in authority. Participates in all aspects of the emergency drug supply system and specialty tray maintenance. Demonstrates ability to repackage drugs appropriately. Participates in the orientation and training of new pharmacy staff, as necessary. Provides clear and accurate instructions, demonstrates the required scope of activities, and reviews the new employee’s/or trainee’s work for accuracy, following all department guidelines. Acts as a resource and source of support for co-workers. Identifies and/or is involved with opportunities for improvement of key Hospital/Departmental initiatives (e.g. ideas, projects, task or project lead) and contributes innovative ideas for workplace improvement. Participates in other duties and delegated acts as assigned (e.g. patient home medication list collection and documentation). Educational/Experience Requirements: The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes: High School Diploma or equivalent. Pharmacy experience in hospital or retail setting preferred. Required License/Certifications: Current registration as a Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Intern from the Maryland Board of Pharmacy; in good standing. PTCB Certified or ExCPT (National Pharmacy Technician Board Certification). Working Conditions, Equipment, 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. 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.
Apr 09, 2020
Part time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Provides information for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease by conducting medical laboratory tests, procedures, or analyses. 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. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. 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. Provides clinical laboratory information by answering questions and requests; interpretation of test results. Participates in the training of new staff and students by serving as a mentor or technical resource. Performs clinical laboratory tests, such as hematology, immunohematology, chemistry, bacteriology, mycology, serology, parasitology, endocrinology, general immunology, and urinalysis (as applicable). Performs functions to established productivity guidelines with minimal errors. Prepares reports of technological findings by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information. Documents information appropriately in the LIS (ex. critical values, communication, etc.). Identifies and communicates abnormal patient conditions by alerting supervisory personnel, the pathologist, the patient physician, or nurse; reporting mandated information to the public health department or other designated officials. Operates and maintains laboratory instrumentation. 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.). Performs quality controls and documents QC for each lab procedure on a daily basis and follows up on issues (troubleshoots). Participates in external proficiency testing and in continuing education classes to maintain licensure and remain updated on changes in the clinical laboratory field. Educational/Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with course work sufficient to meet the requirements of the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) for certification as a Medical Technologist, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Specialist or HEW (MT). Preferred Experience: One year of experience working in an acute care facility as a Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist. Required License/Certifications: MT (ASCP), MLS (ASCP), categorical or specialist (ASCP), or MT (HEW). 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.
Apr 09, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Provides counseling, crisis intervention, and transition planning services to AAMC patients of all ages and their families. Performs psychosocial assessments, plans for and implements identified services for patients. Assists in mentoring, supervision to new professional staff and student interns. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions In accordance with established department and professional guidelines, provides comprehensive psychosocial assessments for patients identified by Care Coordinator, and/or interdisciplinary team. In counseling role, creates a therapeutic framework for effective problem solving with patient and family. Responds to patient/family needs related to adjustment to illness, disability, critical care issues, acceptance of discharge recommendations, need for long-term care placement, end of life, grief, trauma, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, and mental health issues. Provides discharge planning in complex situations such as: substance abuse, psychiatric, or dual diagnosis placement/services, AERS evaluation prior to placement, ventilator dependent patients, inpatient dialysis services, patients with no insurance needing skilled nursing facility placement, patients requiring guardianship, long term/custodial placement. Identifies community services and resources available to patients and families and facilitates linkage with those services. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team and communicates to him/her the progress and status of referred patients. Makes recommendations and revises plan based on continued evaluation and collaboration. Communicates proactively with members of care management and the interdisciplinary team as appropriate and indicated. Evaluates patient/family progress toward established goals. Arranges and facilitates care conferences as needed, and facilitates patient/family support groups. Integrates medical record and nursing information in assessment and interventions. Ensures timely, appropriate, and accurate evaluation and reporting of suspected child/elder abuse and or neglect. Assesses for domestic violence issues and involves domestic violence program coordinator as indicated and appropriate. Documents interventions in patient’s medical record following department standards. Participates in process improvement activities in the care management department. Identifies opportunities for improvement and recommends solutions to care management leaderships; and Assists in mentoring new professional staff and student interns. Educational/Experience Requirements: Master’s of Social Work Two years experience in healthcare delivery system required, preferably acute care. RequiredLicense/Certifications: Current license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-C) from the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners. 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.
Apr 09, 2020
Part 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. Delegated 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. Accurately and efficiently, and with minimal supervision, performs drug distribution, medication preparation, compounding, dose calculation, and quality assurance/improvement tasks in accordance with established Departmental procedures. Incorporates practice modifications required by patient age group. Maintains knowledge and understanding of the AAMC Department of Pharmacy standard work, policies, and procedures as established during training and validated via ongoing competency assessments. This includes, but is not limited to, timely preparation of medications for pharmacist check, workflow SOPs executed within established time constraints, use of appropriate medical terms and abbreviations, patient confidentiality, and punctuality and attendance requirements. Delivers medications to appropriate locations manually, via pneumatic tube, or by refilling automated dispensing cabinets. Monitors medication storage environments outside the pharmacy for appropriate conditions and regulatory compliance. Assists with unit inspections when designated. Complies with Federal, State and Department policies for controlled substance distribution and management. Follows all procedures for utilizing Secure-Send function of the pneumatic tube system, completes controlled substance self-audit reports with follow-up, and correctly maintains all controlled substance counts and paperwork. Answers phone calls and responds to med messages courteously, follows up appropriately, and maintains a professional demeanor and appearance at all times when interacting with patients, coworkers, or other members of the healthcare team. Complies with USP797 and 800 guidelines for cleanroom environmental maintenance, education, testing, record-keeping and compounding of sterile products. Demonstrates ability to perform required mathematical calculations and conversions. Understands and effectively supports the inventory management and drug distribution technology employed by the Pharmacy. Generates and accurately interprets reports from the primary hospital information system and other computer-based technology. Demonstrates unit dose repackaging capability, in compliance with department guidelines. Minimizes drug waste. Identifies cost-saving opportunities. Communicates medication needs or observed changes in utilization patterns to those in authority. Participates in all aspects of the emergency drug supply system and specialty tray maintenance. Demonstrates ability to repackage drugs appropriately. Participates in the orientation and training of new pharmacy staff, as necessary. Provides clear and accurate instructions, demonstrates the required scope of activities, and reviews the new employee’s/or trainee’s work for accuracy, following all department guidelines. Acts as a resource and source of support for co-workers. Identifies and/or is involved with opportunities for improvement of key Hospital/Departmental initiatives (e.g. ideas, projects, task or project lead) and contributes innovative ideas for workplace improvement. Educational/Experience Requirements: The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes: High School Diploma or equivalent. Pharmacy experience in hospital or retail setting preferred. Required License/Certifications: Current registration as a Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Intern 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 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. 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.
Apr 09, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Medical Assistants perform a variety of administrative and clinical tasks to help provide care to patients, support, providers, and keep office operations running smoothly. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Able to accurately register and schedule patients, print documents to include the provider’s daily schedule 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. Demonstrates an understanding of Quality Assurance/Quality Control standards; completes lab requests, referral and health forms and maintains logs as mandated by state and federal regulatory guidelines, policies and procedures of AAHCE. Administers injections, EKG’s, spirometry, perform phlebotomy, and renders therapeutic treatments (practice specific) as instructed by the physician. Understands how to determine patient eligibility using programs such as Medicaid EVS; can consistently identify when a patient is in need of a referral and/or preauthorization. Answers and screens office calls, greets patients in a professional and timely manner; projects proper telephone etiquette; understands when it is acceptable to release patient’s protected health information. Accurate, complete, and timely data input within the bounds of record access and in compliance with the processes and procedures governing the electronic health record. Accessing patient record information only as it directly pertains to the performance of work duties. Able to obtain patient vital signs and properly document them in the patient’s medical record. Interviews, triages and prepares patients to facilitate smooth flow, assists providers in medical examinations, and provides other general assistance to the provider and staff as necessary. Demonstrates the I.C.A.R.E. behaviors to improve the patient’s experience Performs other projects and duties as assigned. Educational/Experience Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent. One year of clerical/billing experience in a medical office setting. Experience operating multi-line phone systems, fax machines, photocopiers, PC s, credit card machines, glucometers, EKG machines and other medical equipment as required by the medical practice. Required License/Certifications: CMA, RMA or AAMA (through an approved/accredited organization) preferred If serving as a bilingual/multilingual interpreter, certification in Medical Interpretation is required to perform the duties of a qualified interpreter. Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR certification is required. 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.
Apr 09, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Provides counseling, crisis intervention, and transition planning services to AAMC patients of all ages and their families. Performs psychosocial assessments, plans for and implements identified services for patients. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions In accordance with established department and professional guidelines, provides comprehensive psychosocial assessments for patients identified by Care Coordinator, and/or interdisciplinary team. In counseling role, creates a therapeutic framework for effective problem solving with patient and family. Responds to patient/family needs related to adjustment to illness, disability, critical care issues, acceptance of discharge recommendations, need for long-term care placement, end of life, grief, trauma, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, and mental health issues. In collaboration with Care Coordinator, provides transition of care strategies in complex situations such as: substance abuse, psychiatric, or dual diagnosis placement/services, ventilator dependent patients, inpatient dialysis services, patients with no insurance needing skilled nursing facility placement, patients requiring guardianship, long term/custodial placement. Identifies community services and resources available to patients and families and facilitates linkage with those services. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team and communicates to him/her the progress and status of referred patients. Makes recommendations and revises plan based on continued evaluation and collaboration. Communicates proactively with members of care management and the interdisciplinary team as appropriate and indicated. Evaluates patient/family progress toward established goals. Participates in Care Conferences and Complex Care rounds as indicated to address patient/family issues/barriers and to help facilitate safe transitions of care. Integrates medical record and nursing information in assessment and interventions. Ensures timely, appropriate, and accurate evaluation and reporting of suspected child/elder abuse and or neglect. Assesses for domestic violence issues and involves domestic violence program coordinator as indicated and appropriate. Documents interventions in patient’s medical record following department standards. Participates in process improvement activities in the care management department. Identifies opportunities for improvement and recommends. Educational/Experience Requirements: Master of Social Work degree. Six months experience in healthcare delivery system required, preferably acute care. RequiredLicense/Certifications: Current license as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW). 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.
Apr 09, 2020
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: The Phlebotomist-Patient Service Center (PSC) aims to serve patients by executing the best method for obtaining biological specimens and ensuring quality specimen for testing. This position enhances the laboratory and hospital reputation by demonstrating a courteous and professional demeanor during all encounters. 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; 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.
Apr 09, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Performs ultrasound procedures within designated time frame and accordance with established quality standards and needs of the patient; assists radiologist as assigned. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Participates as a member of a specialized medical team in performing biopsies of various organs and in preparing patients for specific procedures. Performs ultrasound procedures within designated time frame and accordance with established quality standards and needs of the patient; assists radiologist as assigned. Obtains pertinent clinical data prior to sonographic examination, supervises the scheduling and preparation of patients, and records significant data. Reviews pathology, surgical, and other reports to monitor patient progress and provides a means for evaluating the accuracy of ultrasound examinations. Calibrates and performs quality control testing of instruments and equipment and maintains appropriate documentation. Maintains current registration and participates in various applicable educational activities on a regular basis. Maintains CME records. Maintains daily activities log and procedure manual; compiles data and issues monthly reports as required. Participates in orientation of new personnel and development on in-services and cross training programs consistent with performance objectives and training needs of employees. Facilitates student clinical experience as needed. Ensures compliance with hospital safety policies and procedures; maintains cleanliness and sanitation standards in the work area. Enters all pertinent patient information upon completion of procedures according to policy. Educational/Experience Requirements: Successful completion of a formal program in ultrasound technology. Required License/Certifications: (RVT) required. RDMS in vascular ultrasound. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS 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.
Apr 09, 2020
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: The Phlebotomist-Patient Service Center (PSC) aims to serve patients by executing the best method for obtaining biological specimens and ensuring quality specimen for testing. This position enhances the laboratory and hospital reputation by demonstrating a courteous and professional demeanor during all encounters. 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; 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.
Apr 09, 2020
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.
Apr 09, 2020
Anne Arundel Medical Center Odenton, 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 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.
Apr 09, 2020
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Performs ultrasound procedures in accordance with established safety and quality 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 Performs ultrasound diagnostic procedures and routine ultrasound procedures within the designated time frame and in accordance with the established quality standards and needs of the department. Performs vascular scans as needed. Participates in performing biopsies of various organs and in preparing patients for specific procedures. Confers with the department supervisor to report problems relative to equipment, staffing and productivity. Obtains pertinent clinical data prior to sonographic examination, supervises the preparation of patients and records significant data. Enters all pertinent patient information upon completion of procedures. Maintains a daily activity log and procedure manual; complies data and issues monthly reports as required. Ensures compliance with hospital safety policies and procedures; maintains cleanliness and sanitation standards in the work area. Appropriately prioritizes patients in work flow. Proficient in using portable sono machines in patient care areas. Assists in the clinical instruction of students when needed. Educational/Experience Requirements: Successful completion of a formal program in ultrasound technology. Required License/Certifications: Certification by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) American Heart Association Health Care Provider BLS CPR certification Additional registry in abdomen-pelvis, ob-gyn, neonatal heads or vascular 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.
Apr 09, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Easton, MD 21601, USA
*Orthopedic and Pelvic Health interest/experience preferred* 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. 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.
Apr 09, 2020
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 Provides respiratory therapy modalities included in the scope of practice to patients according to the department standards. Administers medical gas therapy in accordance with all department procedures. Reviews charts per department policy, i.e. orders, lab values, chest x-rays, etc. 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. Documents care provided accurately and consistently in a timely manner according to department standards. 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. Completes assignments in a timely manner.. Exhibits qualities that are consistent with the organization’s 7 core values. Educational/Experience Requirements: The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes: Associate’s degree from an accredited institution Required License/Certifications: Registered Respiratory Therapist as credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Respiratory Care Practitioner. (RCP) state license Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS CPR certification Preferred: Current PALS (Pediatric Advance Life Support) 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 Lifting 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.
Apr 09, 2020
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. Delegated 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. Accurately and efficiently, and with minimal supervision, performs drug distribution, medication preparation, compounding, dose calculation, and quality assurance/improvement tasks in accordance with established Departmental procedures. Incorporates practice modifications required by patient age group. Maintains knowledge and understanding of the AAMC Department of Pharmacy standard work, policies, and procedures as established during training and validated via ongoing competency assessments. This includes, but is not limited to, timely preparation of medications for pharmacist check, workflow SOPS executed within established time constraints, use of appropriate medical terms and abbreviations, patient confidentiality, and punctuality and attendance policy compliance. Delivers medications to appropriate locations manually, via pneumatic tube, or by refilling automated dispensing cabinets. Monitors medication storage environments outside the pharmacy for appropriate conditions and regulatory compliance. Assists with unit inspections when designated. Complies with Federal, State and Department policies for controlled substance distribution and management. Follows all procedures for utilizing Secure-Send function of the pneumatic tube system, completes controlled substance self-audit reports with follow-up, and correctly maintains all controlled substance counts and paperwork. Answers phone calls and responds to med messages courteously, follows up appropriately, and maintains a professional demeanor and appearance at all times when interacting with patients, coworkers, or other members of the healthcare team. Complies with USP797 and 800 guidelines for cleanroom environmental maintenance, education, testing, record-keeping and compounding of sterile products. Demonstrates ability to perform required mathematical calculations and conversions. Understands and effectively supports the inventory management and drug distribution technology employed by the Pharmacy. Generates and accurately interprets reports from the primary hospital information system and other computer-based technology. Demonstrates unit dose repackaging capability, in compliance with department guidelines. Minimizes drug waste. Identifies cost-saving opportunities. Communicates medication needs or observed changes in utilization patterns to those in authority. Participates in all aspects of the emergency drug supply system and specialty tray maintenance. Demonstrates ability to repackage drugs appropriately. Participates in the orientation and training of new pharmacy staff, as necessary. Provides clear and accurate instructions, demonstrates the required scope of activities, and reviews the new employee’s/or trainee’s work for accuracy, following all department guidelines. Acts as a resource and source of support for co-workers. Identifies and/or is involved with opportunities for improvement of key Hospital/Departmental initiatives (e.g. ideas, projects, task or project lead), and contributes innovative ideas for workplace improvement. Educational/Experience Requirements: The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes: High School Diploma or equivalent. Pharmacy experience in hospital or retail setting preferred. Required License/Certifications: National Pharmacy Technician Board Certification (PTCB) preferred Current registration as a Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Intern from the Maryland Board of Pharmacy; in good standing. 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. 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.
Apr 09, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Provides managerial and programmatic direction for the operation of the Luminis Behavioral Health Pharmacy at the McNew Medical Center; in full and actual charge of the pharmacy and its personnel. Develops budgets, standards of work performance, process improvement, and strategic growth plans. Plans, directs, monitors, and evaluates the provision of distributive and clinical pharmacy services. Promotes and demonstrates effective inter-disciplinary and inter-facility collaboration and serves as facilitator for education, consultation, and research. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Responsible for leading the operational activities of the pharmacists and pharmacy technician staff members to ensure safe, accurate, timely, and efficient provision of pharmaceutical products to Luminis Behavioral Health patients. Ensures the functions of the department are consistent with the policies and procedures. Develops standards of work performance, orientation and training programs. Performs all pharmacists’ functions on a regular basis in areas assigned including, but not limited to, verifying appropriateness of provider orders and accuracy of pharmacy technician tasks. Must possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients’ status, interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements and provide pharmaceutical care based on those needs. Maintains knowledge of current technologies and application in the areas assigned. Works, in an interdisciplinary fashion, to develop safe and efficient information technology support for the provision of pharmaceutical care. This includes ensuring accurate and efficient documentation of care as well as billing-related functionality. Ensures compliance with all aspects of regulatory oversight in the preparation and dispensing. This also includes maintaining all required records to maintain compliance with State and Federal laws. Provides leadership to the assigned pharmacy teams, in alignment with departmental and organizational leadership, to drive change that supports the respective goals. Understand and apply guiding principles aligned with the organization. Work with the Senior Director of Pharmacy to develop strategic approaches to change in the industry and organizational direction. Participate in committees to collaborate broadly in achieving goals. Demonstrates accountability for prudent business practices and fiscal results of the department by using human resources efficiently, managing on-hand inventory, identifying contract and clinical utilization opportunities to minimize expenses, developing and tracking meaningful financial/productivity metrics, and helping to ensure Corporate Compliance by working with other departments to identify and correct potential billing/documentation errors in each of the assigned pharmacy services. Develop and manage operational budgets in assigned pharmacy services. Supervises, directly or through delegation, activities that provide for the purchasing, receiving, storage, delivery, and distribution of medications and related supplies. Applies organizational methods of Process Improvement to ensure ongoing improvement in safety and productivity. Uses data and analytics efficiently to support process improvement. Utilizes principles of change management to implement and sustain departmental changes. Promotes a culture of safety by actively supporting organizational medication error reporting, including near miss errors, by encouraging staff reporting of medication error/adverse effect, and by participating in Failure Mode and Effects Analyses and Root Cause Analysis efforts to identify potential errors and evaluate actual or near miss events, respectively. Works to promote a culture of teamwork, wellbeing, and employee engagement. Ensures recruiting, selection, orientation, development, and evaluation of employees sustains am engaged and high-performing workforce in each assigned area. Ensures programming and oversight of educational activities of the department staff members, pharmacy/technician students, and pharmacy residents. Educational/Experience Requirements: Required Minimum Education. The minimum level of education for this position includes: Doctor of Pharmacy Degree or Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy with commensurate experience PGY2 Residency in Psychiatry and Board Certification in Psychiatry are preferred. Required Minimum Experience : At least 2 years of experience in an inpatient or outpatient psychiatric practice setting. At least 1 year of direct supervisory/managerial experience preferred. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients being served while maintaining the ideals of service excellence. Required License/Certifications: Active Maryland Pharmacist licensure in good standing with the Maryland Board of Pharmacy Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Medium Duty. 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 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.
Apr 09, 2020