Anne Arundel Medical Center

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

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

As of September 15, 2014, Anne Arundel Medical Center has achieved Magnet® recognition as a reflection of its patient- and family-centered care, nursing professionalism, and teamwork.
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Gambrills, 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, PCs, 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.
Jan 16, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Evaluates patients for occupational therapy services and provides therapeutic intervention according to departmental standards. Assesses the appropriateness and effectiveness of services provided to patients and documents according to departmental standards. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Performs occupational evaluations and develops an effective treatment plan appropriate to a patient’s rehabilitation needs within the care continuum and according to departmental policies and procedures. Selects and competently uses a variety of appropriate treatment techniques. Documents a patients’ response to treatment and supports medical necessity for the continuation of skilled care. Consistently documents a patients’ vital signs and patient/family education according to departmental standards. Documents functional and measureable goals in the occupational therapy plan of care and updates them according to departmental standards. Provides technical supervision, direction, and support to Occupational Therapy Assistants, Rehab Aides, students, and volunteers. Meets departmental productivity standards. Routinely consults with physicians and other clinicians to increase knowledge of occupational therapy and to identify the need for occupational therapy services. Participates in interdisciplinary/team meetings, MD/student in-services, and monthly departmental meetings when indicated. Actively participates in departmental in-service activities and attends continuing education seminars Participates in and completes materials related to departmental process improvement, departmental yearly competencies, productivity logs/patient statistics, and HealthStream in a timely manner. Educational/Experience Requirements: The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes: Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. Outpatient Rehabilitation or related experience Required License/Certifications: Current license to practice Occupational Therapy by the Maryland Board of Occupational Therapy Practice Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS CPR certification A minimum of 0.5 FTE status is required to hold this position Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Heavy lifting Heavy work . Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Jan 16, 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.
Jan 16, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Performs duties related to taking blood donations and conducting donor physicals. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Espouses the principals of Lean Thinking and creates a work environment that positively promotes continuous process improvement. Explores opportunities to add value to job (innovative ideas) to benefit the organization and taking ownership of the outcome. Proactively finds other work-related tasks during low census. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Operates and maintains donor center equipment. Performs preventative maintenance and troubleshoots problems to the full extent of ability. Maintains inter- and intradepartmental work flow by fostering a spirit of cooperation (hand offs). Participate in the training of new staff and students by serving as a mentor and technical resource. 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. Schedules donors in person and by telephone. Provides blood donation information by answering questions and requests. Registers donors in Hospital Information System. Establishes donor suitability according to regulatory, facility, and laboratory guidelines and protocols. Prepares donors for donation, obtains and processes donations per laboratory protocol. Documents information appropriately in the LIS (ex. deferrals). Performs functions to established productivity guidelines with minimal errors. Prepares, processes, and stores units per laboratory protocol. Performs donor blood unit processing to include separating units into individual components and final unit labeling. Prepares frozen plasma for shipment to plasma manufacturer. Performs post-donation monitoring of donors. Attends to the needs of ill donors including transport to the Emergency Department, if required. Actively participates in the laboratory quality plan/program (i.e. investigative reports). Enhances the donor center and hospital reputation by demonstrating a courteous and professional demeanor during all encounters. Educational/Experience Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent. Specialized training in phlebotomy. Preferred: Two years of experience as a phlebotomist or one year of experience working as a blood donor center technician. Required License/Certifications: Current valid driver’s license. Ability to travel to various donation sites. Preferred: Phlebotomy or Donor Phlebotomy Technician certification with the National Phlebotomy Association or American Society of Clinical Pathology; current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (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.
Jan 16, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: The Orthopedic clinical research analyst will develop and support a robust orthopedic research, quality and outcomes program that supports the entire service line including the inpatient components, Total Joint Program, Spine Program, Rehabilitation, and the Outpatient Physician Practices. This individual will take on a variety of research projects related to the practice of orthopedic surgery. Potential topics for research include clinical outcomes; patient reported quality of life outcomes, and health economics. Successful candidates will have a strong background in research design and statistical analysis, and have an educational background in a variety of disciplines including biostatistics, epidemiology, bioinformatics, public health, or a related field. Essential Job Duties: Responsible for planning, directing and evaluating extramural and collaborative research, and advancing individual surgical research within Orthopedic Service Line Conducts individual or collaborative research projects within the Orthopedic Service Line Conducts research projects leading to data gathering and review, statistical analysis, abstract and manuscript preparation and presentation. Identifies sources of funding and contribute to the process of securing funds. Writes or contributes to publications or disseminates research findings using other appropriate media. Makes presentations at conferences or exhibit work at other appropriate events. Contributes to teaching activities of the department. Establishes relationships and collaborates with AAMC s Research Institute, and simulation staff. Develops research objectives, projects and proposals. Monitors outcomes related to the Orthopedic Service Line. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Educational/Experience Requirements: Required Minimum Education. The minimum level of education for this position includes: Master’s Level Education Preferred: PhD in biostatistics, epidemiology, bioinformatics, public health, or a related field Required Minimum Experience : Word processing and computer proficiency. Ability to create reports in both Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. SPSS Advanced Statistics knowledge Required License/Certifications: N/A Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Working Conditions, Equipment, 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. There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements
Jan 16, 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.
Jan 16, 2020
Part time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Edgewater, MD, USA
Position Objective: Provides therapeutic assistance under the direct supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, and/or Speech and Language Pathologist. Also prepares and decontaminates equipment, transports patients, and maintains the environment to facilitate the delivery of outpatient rehabilitation services. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Provides therapeutic assistance to professional staff according to departmental standards, under the direct supervision of a licensed therapist. Escorts patients to and from the department as directed by a therapist. Assists in the monitoring of patient reactions to treatment, and communicates adverse reactions immediately to appropriate person. Maintains appropriate supply inventory levels on a daily basis in the clinic. Assists with front office duties on an as needed basis. Actively participates in departmental in-service activities, and department staff meetings. Participates in and completes materials related to departmental process improvement, departmental yearly competencies, and HealthStream in a timely manner. Demonstrates a professional image/attitude towards patients, coworkers, and others. (dress code, HIPAA, schedule flexibility). Maintains CPR certification, according to departmental policies. Complies with flu and TB testing according to AAHS policies. Complies with departmental procedures for time off requests and schedule changes. Participates in other designated projects or roles under the direction of Rehabilitation Services leadership. Inspects, sterilizes, and maintains physical therapy equipment according to departmental standards and completes required documentation. (hydroculators, freezers, splint pan, paraffin, alter G shorts, etc.) Cleans therapy equipment according to departmental standards. Participates in other designated projects or roles under the direction of Outpatient Rehabilitation leadership. Educational/Experience Requirements: GED or High School Diploma Prior experience in a healthcare field preferred Required License/Certifications: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Heavy work . Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. 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.
Jan 16, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Performs radiographic procedures, with emphasis on cardiovascular anatomy, on patients of all age groups in accordance with established professional and departmental standards and procedures. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Performs radiographic procedures and special diagnostic procedures in a timely manner consistent with established quality standards and the special needs of patients. Enters all pertinent patient information upon completion of procedure and adhering to department policy. Participates as a member of a specialized medical team performing catheterization or other procedures to prepare patients for angiography. Conducts daily quality assurance tests on radiological and emergency equipment and records results. Maintains a daily activities log. Ensures proper storage and routing of supplies in the angiography area; monitors supplies and reports shortages as required. Orders all special procedure supplies as needed. Performs role of monitoring rhythm and hemodynamics and documenting procedure events during routine and emergency cardiac procedures. Assists physician in emergency situations and with adverse contrast reaction to patients. Educational/Experience Requirements: Successful completion of a 2 year radiological technology program in an AMA approved educational institution. Two years in hospital special procedure environment. In absence of formal special procedures, training, twelve months certifiable on-the-job training in angiography is required. Required License/Certifications: Certification in diagnostic radiography by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), with current state of Maryland licensure. American Heart Association Health Care Provider BLS; ACLS certification, must be obtained within 6 months of hire. Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – 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.
Jan 16, 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.
Jan 16, 2020
Part time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: The Clinical Pharmacist facilitates the safe, high quality, effective and economic use of drugs to provide high quality, cost effective, pharmacy services to Medical Center and its patients. This responsibility includes the clinical monitoring of patients, consultation with the medical staff, the ordering and interpretation of laboratory work, prescribing of medication doses, documentation of medical information and patient contacts and education of patients. Provides assistance to all staff regarding drug therapies, evaluating and promoting evidenced-based therapy; and the 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. Participates in the establishment of goals and objectives for the Department, as a member of the Pharmacy team and represents Pharmacy through participation in hospital patient care teams and committees as needed. Assists in developing, implementing, maintaining and monitoring department initiatives to achieve departmental service metrics; including follow-up, to assure desired results are obtained. In collaboration with Pharmacy leadership, enhances patient-related drug therapy. Develops, implements, and evaluates evidenced-based medicine, treatment guidelines, protocols, pathways, initiatives and/or clinical programs that promote appropriateness and cost-effectiveness of medications. Reviews written medication orders and prescriptions, or medication history, to determine appropriateness of ingredients, strength, and dosage. Reviews the medication selected relative to potential allergies, food/drug interactions, route of administration, toxicity, and adverse drug reactions with other medications ordered. Contacts the prescriber, as appropriate, to clarify orders and/or make recommendations concerning alternate therapies. Mentors and assists staff, as necessary. Identifies, resolves, and prevents potential and actual drug-related problems by obtaining and evaluating medical data, including but not limited to: patient history, laboratory data, progress notes, and reviews patient EMR for drug interactions, allergies and contraindications, to determine and implement optimal drug therapy. Provides and evaluates the thoroughness of patient data collection, assessment, recommendations and follow-up monitoring required by the healthcare team via progress notes and/or verbal communication. Maintains complete and accurate records as required by departmental policies and procedures and/or federal and state board regulations, including the documentation and investigation of all reported Hospital-related adverse drug reactions, in conjunction with the staff pharmacists. Assists with providing, coordinating and evaluating staff clinical knowledge/skills/competencies for developmental opportunities. Provides in-service education to pharmacists and professional staff directed towards the AAMC patient population and/or clinical drug use initiatives. Assists in the growth and development of pharmacists, students and medical staff through mentoring and education. Provides necessary training and support to pharmacy staff, students and residents for their developmental level, the requirements of the position and in the context of the needs of patients and hospital staff. Performs specific job functions as delineated per assigned position. Specific Functions – Luminis Behavioral Health Campus Pharmacy Supervises and verifies the accuracy and efficiency of order entry by providers on computerized patient medication profiles. Assures the accuracy of preparation, prepares and/or supervises technical staff in the preparation of medications for dispensing. Assists with developing, implementing, and maintaining the hospital drug formulary. Monitors and evaluates non-formulary medication use for appropriateness, alternatives and/or recommendation for formulary addition (verbal and written). Conducts/coordinates analysis of performance improvement and/or drug utilization appropriateness (i.e. formal DUE’s). Prepares a summary of findings and recommendations, makes presentation to P&T members. Assist with overseeing, coordinating and directing the provision of daily pharmacy services or therapies, including, but not limited to: Communicating drug information (verbal/written) Anticoagulation and anti-thrombotic therapy Pain management Utilizes pharmacokinetic principles to evaluate therapy and complex medication therapy management Rounding on patient care units and attending code blue events (i.e. responds to emergencies and serves as a resource when on site), as required. Participates in the education of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Medical staff Educational/Experience Requirements: The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes: Doctor of Pharmacy Degree or Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy with commensurate experience At least 1 year of experience in an inpatient or outpatient psychiatric practice setting. PGY2 Residency in Psychiatry and Board Certification in Psychiatry are preferred. Required License/Certifications: Active Maryland Pharmacist licensure in good standing with the Maryland Board of Pharmacy 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. 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. 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.
Jan 16, 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.
Jan 16, 2020
Part time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Arnold, MD, USA
Position Objective: Provides therapeutic assistance under the direct supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, and/or Speech and Language Pathologist. Also prepares and decontaminates equipment, transports patients, and maintains the environment to facilitate the delivery of outpatient rehabilitation services. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Provides therapeutic assistance to professional staff according to departmental standards, under the direct supervision of a licensed therapist. Escorts patients to and from the department as directed by a therapist. Assists in the monitoring of patient reactions to treatment, and communicates adverse reactions immediately to appropriate person. Maintains appropriate supply inventory levels on a daily basis in the clinic. Assists with front office duties on an as needed basis. Actively participates in departmental in-service activities, and department staff meetings. Participates in and completes materials related to departmental process improvement, departmental yearly competencies, and HealthStream in a timely manner. Demonstrates a professional image/attitude towards patients, coworkers, and others. (dress code, HIPAA, schedule flexibility). Maintains CPR certification, according to departmental policies. Complies with flu and TB testing according to AAHS policies. Complies with departmental procedures for time off requests and schedule changes. Participates in other designated projects or roles under the direction of Rehabilitation Services leadership. Inspects, sterilizes, and maintains physical therapy equipment according to departmental standards and completes required documentation. (hydroculators, freezers, splint pan, paraffin, alter G shorts, etc.) Cleans therapy equipment according to departmental standards. Participates in other designated projects or roles under the direction of Outpatient Rehabilitation leadership. Educational/Experience Requirements: GED or High School Diploma Prior experience in a healthcare field preferred Required License/Certifications: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Heavy work . Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Jan 16, 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. 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.
Jan 10, 2020
Part time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Provides therapeutic assistance under the direct supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, and/or Speech and Language Pathologist. Also prepares and decontaminates equipment, transports patients, and maintains the environment to facilitate the delivery of outpatient rehabilitation services. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Provides therapeutic assistance to professional staff according to departmental standards, under the direct supervision of a licensed therapist. Escorts patients to and from the department as directed by a therapist. Assists in the monitoring of patient reactions to treatment, and communicates adverse reactions immediately to appropriate person. Maintains appropriate supply inventory levels on a daily basis in the clinic. Assists with front office duties on an as needed basis. Actively participates in departmental in-service activities, and department staff meetings. Participates in and completes materials related to departmental process improvement, departmental yearly competencies, and HealthStream in a timely manner. Demonstrates a professional image/attitude towards patients, coworkers, and others. (dress code, HIPAA, schedule flexibility). Maintains CPR certification, according to departmental policies. Complies with flu and TB testing according to AAHS policies. Complies with departmental procedures for time off requests and schedule changes. Participates in other designated projects or roles under the direction of Rehabilitation Services leadership. Inspects, sterilizes, and maintains physical therapy equipment according to departmental standards and completes required documentation. (hydroculators, freezers, splint pan, paraffin, alter G shorts, etc.) Cleans therapy equipment according to departmental standards. Participates in other designated projects or roles under the direction of Outpatient Rehabilitation leadership. Educational/Experience Requirements: GED or High School Diploma Prior experience in a healthcare field preferred Required License/Certifications: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Heavy work . Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Jan 10, 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, PCs, 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.
Jan 10, 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, PCs, credit card machines, glucometers, EKG machines and other medical equipment as required by the medical practice. RequiredLicense/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 Duty The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Jan 10, 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.
Jan 10, 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.
Jan 10, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: The Wound Care Clinic Registered Nurse serves as the clinical resource and consultant for the outpatient wound care setting within the within the hospital. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Utilizes and maintains current physical assessment skills and interview techniques to determine patient needs. Provides appropriate written information to patients and staff, including discharge instructions, referrals and supply needs. Serves as a resource for patients after discharge through telephone consultation or outpatients’ consultation. Serves as a resource/clinical expert regarding pressure ulcer prevention. Provides consultation and direct assistance to staff on issues related to patients with altered skin integrity. Supports the outpatient wound center staff with preparing patients for treatments, case managing and discharging patients as needed. Responsible for eview and implementation of the JCAHO standards in collaboration with the Supervisory/Manger in the outpatient setting. Facilitates and assists the education and the precepting of new staff. Expertly employs real time computer documentation when completing the patient EMR. Performs outpatient nurse visits as directed by physician or nurse practitioner. Educational/Experience Requirements: Required Minimum Education. BS Degree, BSN preferred Required Minimum Experience : Minimum of three (3) years as Registered Nurse in a care setting applicable to related nursing setting. Wound care preferred. Required License/Certifications: Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board of Nursing. Adherence to credentialing requirements according to AAMC nursing bylaws. Wound Care Certified preferred American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers BLS Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, 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.
Jan 10, 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.
Jan 10, 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.
Jan 10, 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. General ultrasound and vascular ultrasound experience preferred. 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 preferred. 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.
Jan 10, 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.
Jan 10, 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.
Jan 10, 2020