Anne Arundel Medical Center

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

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

As of September 15, 2014, Anne Arundel Medical Center has achieved Magnet® recognition as a reflection of its patient- and family-centered care, nursing professionalism, and teamwork.
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: The Anne Arundel Medical Center Diabetes Center is a recognized diabetes self-management program by the American Diabetes Association. The educator will be responsible for individual and group teaching, regulatory and quality reporting requirements, and the coordination of other Diabetes Center activities and services. The educator works in a collaborative management structure with a Department Director, Inpatient Diabetes Educator, Financial Coordinator, and MedStar Program Coordinator. The educator is closely involved with operations, clinical management and the strategic direction of the Diabetes Center. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Supports the vision, mission, and goals of the medical center through behaviors that foster professionalism, empowerment, teamwork, productivity, and customer satisfaction. Functions as an expert clinical resource in diabetes management and fosters interdisciplinary collaboration by serving on hospital-based service line committees. Promotes and utilizes customer service data for improvement of diabetes services provided to the Medical Center community. Ensures effective on-going team communication and information sharing at inter and intra levels of assigned areas. Participates in selection, evaluation, and professional development activities of employees consistent with personnel policies and procedures. Educational/Experience Requirements: Graduation from a school of nursing with licensure as a Registered Nurse or Registered Dietician by the State of Maryland. Prior experience in providing diabetes education, medical nutrition therapy for Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes is required. Three years staff nursing experience with at least one year in diabetes specialty and one year demonstrated clinical leadership role. Required License/Certifications: Certification as a Diabetes Educator from the American Association of Diabetes Educators or is eligible. 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.
Feb 21, 2020
Anne Arundel Medical Center Millersville, 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.
Feb 21, 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.
Feb 21, 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.
Feb 21, 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.
Feb 21, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Odenton, MD, USA
Position Objective: Provides day-to-day operational management to the private physician office. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Plans, schedules, and supervises the activities of staff to ensure adequate coverage in all areas. Oversees the employee hiring process including position review, posting, interviewing and selection. Conducts employee and team performance by coaching, counseling, motivating, and evaluating employees on a continual basis including formal performance review process. Implement disciplinary action as needed. Trains staff and monitors registration process in all areas. Corrects errors and holds staff accountable. Ensures staff is knowledgeable and follows all policies and procedures and assesses competency as prescribed by regulatory agencies and departmental leadership. Meets at regular intervals with staff to implement office and personnel performance improvement initiatives. Assists in the development of an annual operating budget for each assigned practice. Meets regularly with the physicians and director to discuss operational issues. Monitors purchases and process paperwork in a timely manner to submit invoices for payment. Contact spokesperson for designated site and maintains appropriate documents and licenses required to assure compliance with regulatory mandates. Educational/Experience Requirements: Three years of experience working in physician office. Required License/Certifications: None Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will or will not 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.
Feb 21, 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 Senior Pharmacy Technician is responsible for various support activities and duties within the Pharmacy Department by assisting in the timely preparation, packaging, distribution and delivery of medications; as well as, oversight of supportive operations and resources. The Sr. Pharmacy technicians function in accordance with standard written procedures, guidelines and state and federal regulations. The major job responsibilities of this position are: drug distribution, technician leadership, customer service, quality improvement, orientation and training, and projects. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Obtains and maintains appropriate knowledge and understanding of the AAMC Department of Pharmacy processes, policies and procedures as outlined during initial training and ongoing competency assessments with emphasis on hazardous medication handling. Follows guidelines the ensure proper compliance with regulatory guidelines designed to ensure safe and accurate preparation of sterile pharmaceutical compounds (e.g. USP<797) Performs evaluation of upcoming treatments and orders medications from supplies to maintain predominantly a “just-in-time” inventory Fills/compounds medication labels and packages medications in a timely fashion for final check by a pharmacist, and assures delivery via designated hospital system to appropriate location; Uses appropriate pharmaceutical-medical terms, abbreviations, and symbols common to pharmacy practice. Answers phone calls courteously and follows up appropriately. Carries out the calculations required for the usual dosage determinations and solutions Performs the essential functions relating to inventory management; communicating medication needs and/or changes in utilization patterns. Participates in the orientation and training of pharmacy staff, as necessary. Provides clear and accurate instructions, demonstrates the required scope of activities, and reviews the new employees/or trainees work for accuracy, following all department guidelines. Acts as a resource for all new employees; helps co-workers. Identifies and/or involved with opportunities for improvement or key Departmental initiatives (i.e. ideas, expense reduction, projects, task or project lead) and participates in at least one departmental or interdepartmental committee or performance improvement project using LEAN principles annually. Participation in one leadership development class annually. Identifies and/or involved with opportunities for improvement or key Departmental initiatives (i.e. ideas, projects, task or project lead). Educational/Experience Requirements: The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes: High School Diploma or equivalent. Two years’ experience as a pharmacy technician. Understands Pharmacy Regulations pertaining to delegated pharmacist tasks. Able to apply knowledge and skills to the AAMC hospital-practice setting; able to work well with others (teamwork), able to perform tasks according to established procedures, accurately and efficiently; attentive to addressing customer service needs; able to process/trouble-shoot inquiries from other departments and assumes responsibility for assigned tasks. Possess abilities and a thorough knowledge base, understanding, and level of proficiency to assure adherence to standard procedures applicable to pharmacy services in the hospital setting. Keyboard skills and math proficiency with metric calculations are required. Computer Skills required; proficiency in navigating the Microsoft Windows PC environment; ability to learn Hospital/Pharmacy PC applications. Basic math skills to calculate doses (solids and liquids), concentrations, and compounding calculations. Knowledge of medications, trade/generic name, dosage forms and usual doses of the top 100 meds; ability to learn or look-up information about trade/generic names, dosage forms and usual doses of meds contained on AAMC Formulary. Able to communicate effectively, speak, write and comprehend English. Able to work cooperatively with hospital and pharmacy staff in order to meet Departmental and Hospital objectives. Able to adapt to and handle frequent interruptions and changes in workload and work schedule to meet patient care needs. Pharmacy Services. Prior IV admixture experience. Required License/Certifications: Current Technician or Pharmacy Student Registration from the Maryland Board of Pharmacy; in good standing. National Pharmacy Technician Board Certification (PTC-B). Previous experience/competency in Hospital or Infusion. Preferred Qualifications: Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium 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.
Feb 21, 2020
Part time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Odenton, MD, USA
Position Objective: The Orthopedic Technologist works in an ambulatory setting providing assistance to Physicians/Physician Assistants and their patients. The Ortho Tech will perform a variety of duties including: rooming, educating, and helping patients during their visit. Responsibilities also include helping with minor procedures, casting/splinting, and suture/staple removal. The Ortho Tech provides stellar customer service in all patient interactions. The Ortho Tech works in a cooperative, friendly and results oriented manner with all other members of the practice staff and the Physician(s). Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Assists the Orthopedic Physician, PA/NPs with the management of fracture reduction, dislocations, and the application of casts/splints. Applies slings, ace wraps, crutches/canes, immobilizers, plaster, fiberglass and preformed splints and instructs patient in their proper care/use. Removes casts, splints and other orthopedic devices. Assists with fitting Orthotic devices when necessary. Able to obtain patient vital signs and properly document them in the patient’s medical record. Responsible for accurately entering in patient’s health history as well as meet department initiatives and metrics needed within the patient’s chart. Interviews, triages and prepares patients to facilitate smooth flow. Demonstrates clinical competency and problem solving in the delivery of patient care by performing indirect and direct patient care in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Assists patients with activities of daily living if necessary. Responsible for accurately documenting Prepares equipment for and assists providers in minor office procedures, and provides other general assistance to the provider and staff as necessary. Remove sutures or staples. Applies and removes bandages and dressings. Properly disposes of medical waste. Demonstrates and educates patients on general exercises as ordered by the provider. Performs other related duties as assigned. Ensures that sufficient inventories of medical and office supplies are stocked and maintained in the office and exam rooms. Able to process the ordering of clinical supplies in accordance with practice standards. Responsible for maintaining a high level of professionalism and working to establish a positive rapport with every patient by demonstrating key components of AAMC’s Service Excellence Framework (iCare). Educational/Experience Requirements: The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes: High school diploma or GED required or documentation of graduation from an accredited training program preferred. Customer Service experience, preferred. Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology, preferred. Required License/Certifications: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Feb 21, 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.
Feb 21, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Ensure the safe, accurate, timely, efficient, and fiscally-prudent order oversight, preparation and delivery of injectable (and other supportive) medications to patients for the Luminis Health infusion Centers. In addition, this leader provides guidance and support of the organization’s Investigational Drug Service within the Luminis Health Oncology Department.. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Works collaboratively with other health care professionals to develop institutional guidelines and make evidence-based decisions designed to improve patient care by providing medication management services for common symptoms such as pain management, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, depression and fatigue; and providing education tools and programs to improve medication adherence with complicated regimens and oral chemotherapy Participates on committees to improve the safety, efficacy, and quality of cancer care and are heavily relied upon to develop policies and implement programs to ensure the safety of staff and patients during the receipt, preparation, administration, and monitoring of anticancer agents. Schedules and supervises the daily activities of the pharmacist and pharmacy technician staff members to ensure safe, accurate, timely, and efficient provision of pharmaceutical products to infusion patients. Responsible for interviewing and selecting staff within the Luminis Health Infusion Pharmacies. Additional responsibilities include: counsel employees and recommending disciplinary action, in conjunction with Luminis Health Human Resources; continuous evaluation of staff, and conducts required formal employee evaluations; pursues and promotes measures to maintain and improve staff job satisfaction and retention; conducts regular staff meetings to ensure communication and staff engagement. Works, in an interdisciplinary fashion, to develop safe and efficient electronic Order Sets and Pathways that meet the needs of the medical professionals in the Luminis Health infusion program. Ensures that best practices, that reflect compliance with all aspects of regulatory oversight, are followed in the preparation and dispensing of sterile admixtures; maintains knowledge of current technologies and applications in the areas of sterile admixture and infusion pharmacy practice, particularly oncologic therapies; responsible for maintaining operational compliance with research protocols and documentation. Demonstrates accountability for prudent business practices and fiscal results of the Infusion Pharmacies. This is performed by: Managing on-hand inventory; Identifying contract and clinical utilization opportunities to minimize supply expenses; reviewing monthly budget reports and responds to variances with clear action plans and follow-up; ensuring Corporate Compliance by working with other departments to identify and correct potential billing/documentation errors; Managing medication shortages. Promotes a culture of safety by actively supporting organizational medication error reporting, including near miss errors, by encouraging staff error/adverse effect reporting and by participating in both Failure Mode and Effects Analyses to prevent potential errors and Root Cause Analysis to identify causes and actions to prevent errors that have occurred. Ensures programming and oversight of educational activities of the department staff members, pharmacy/technician students, and pharmacy residents. Meets with manufacturer and vendor representatives to maintain awareness of current pharmaceutical trends, evaluate current and future pricing, and identify potential cost savings. Participates in clinical decision making as an oncology medication specialist in conjunction with other infusion center clinicians. Regularly participates, as a “working manager”, in the operational aspects of the Infusion Pharmacies and has expertise in performing the day-to-day functions in an Infusion Pharmacy. 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 2 years of experience in an inpatient or outpatient oncology practice setting required. At least 2 years of direct supervisory/managerial experience preferred. PGY2 residency in Oncology and/or Board Certification in Oncology preferred.. 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 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 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.
Feb 21, 2020
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: The objective of this position is to assemble, and sterilize all instruments, instrument trays, utensils and linen packs. Perform distribution functions as it relates to case carts and sterile instrumentation. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performs decontamination functions of removal of gross debris, inspection of lumens, processing of laparoscopic equipment/ instruments and loading of appropriate instruments and equipment per manufacturers’ recommendations and departmental and regulatory standards with efficiency Operates sterilizers and washers efficiently, loads, and unloads sterilizer carts. Performs the quality assurance tasks necessary for daily operation of sterilization equipment. Runs the daily OR schedules to anticipate needs and completion of case carts for supplies and instruments. Communicates any missing picklist items that are not available for 100% case cart completion to the charge person/supervisor for proper follow up. Processes all issues and credits from requisitions/requests from other departments timely and effectively for proper inventory management of supplies. Uses established guidelines for recording and proper processing and checking of loaner equipment. Performs scheduled and cyclic physical inventory of supplies and instruments within the department. Educational/Experience Requirements: Required Minimum Education : High school diploma or equivalent Completion of course in sterile processing within six months Required Minimum Experience : 6 months minimum working in a sterile processing or operating room environment. Required License/Certifications: Required License / Certifications: Provisional/ full CRCST Certification or the ability to achieve CRCST Certification within three 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 – 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. There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
Feb 21, 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.
Feb 21, 2020
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.
Feb 21, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Arnold, MD, USA
Position Objective: Under the direct supervision of a Maryland-licensed pharmacist and in coordination with other technicians, the Pharmacy Technician-Medication Reconciliation (Med Rec) performs a comprehensive admission medication history for patients in predetermined focus areas of patient intake. An accurate medication list is created that enables effective medication reconciliation to occur. This job responsibility requires knowledge of commercially manufactured drug products available on the retail market, meticulous attention to detail, excellent communication ability, and strong customer service skills. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of drug generic-trade names, dosage forms and strengths marketed, and exhibits functional familiarity with herbals and over-the-counter (OTC) medications. Uses appropriate pharmaceutical-medical terms, abbreviations, and symbols common to pharmacy practice. Performs calculations required for the usual dosage determinations and course of therapy duration. Demonstrates proper telephone etiquette during phone calls conducted as part of the medication history validation process, and follows up appropriately to requests for assistance. Interacts effectively and professionally with patients and their families, as well as with Pharmacy colleagues and other members of the health care team. Is always in full compliance with the hospital dress code policy. Maintains confidentiality of patient information. Participates in the orientation and training of new Med Rec staff when requested. Provides clear and accurate instructions, demonstrates the required scope of activities, and reviews the new trainee’s work for accuracy following program guidelines. Meets program standards for accuracy and volume, contributing to meeting metric goals for this key Pharmacy Department initiative. Meticulously follows program methodology for researching background information to validate patient personal reporting, e.g. Surescripts, retail pharmacies, or skilled nursing facilities. Accepts instruction and coaching for improvement of skills in an open and professional manner, incorporating corrective improvements into daily practice without constant supervision or repeated reminders. Collaborates in a positive manner with ER staff personnel, and complies with posted cautions for use of personal protective equipment or restricted access to patients. 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. Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position may 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.
Feb 21, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Odenton, MD, USA
Position Objective: The Lead Orthopedic Technologist provides leadership to Ortho Techs by scheduling work; providing training to staff, including orientation of new staff, and cross training of staff; assisting leadership with feedback for staff performance evaluations; providing counseling to staff and recommending appropriate disciplinary action to leadership; and reviewing the work of staff. The Orthopedic Technologist Lead works in an ambulatory setting providing assistance to Physicians/Physician Assistants and their patients. The Ortho Tech will perform a variety of duties including: rooming, educating, and helping patients during their visit. Responsibilities also include helping with minor procedures, casting/splinting, and suture/staple removal. The Ortho Tech provides stellar customer service in all patient interactions. The Ortho Tech works in a cooperative, friendly and results oriented manner with all other members of the practice staff and the Physician(s). Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Assists the Clinical Supervisor with coordination of the Orthopedic Technologists staff to include: interviewing, hiring, orientation, training, coaching, disciplinary action, performance reviews, developmental goals, and competency evaluations. Assists the Clinical Supervisor with payroll, continuing education, weekly schedules, and other employee records in accordance with AAMC and department standards. Assists the management team with office coverage being a point of contact for any department staff member in your designated office. Assists the Clinical Supervisor with ordering supplies and ensuring proper inventories are being met in all offices/rooms. Leads Orthopedic Technologist Staff in the absence of the Clinical Supervisor. Assists the Orthopedic Physician, PA/NPs with the management of fracture reduction, dislocations, and the application of casts/splints. Applies slings, ace wraps, crutches/canes, immobilizers, plaster, fiberglass and preformed splints and instructs patient in their proper care/use. Removes casts, splints and other orthopedic devices. Assists with fitting Orthotic devices when necessary. Able to obtain patient vital signs and properly document them in the patient’s medical record. Responsible for accurately entering in patient’s health history as well as meet department initiatives and metrics needed within the patient’s chart. Interviews, triages and prepares patients to facilitate smooth flow. Demonstrates clinical competency and problem solving in the delivery of patient care by performing indirect and direct patient care in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Assists patients with activities of daily living if necessary. Responsible for accurately documenting Prepares equipment for and assists providers in minor office procedures, and provides other general assistance to the provider and staff as necessary. Remove sutures or staples. Applies and removes bandages and dressings. Properly disposes of medical waste. Demonstrates and educates patients on general exercises as ordered by the provider. Performs other related duties as assigned. Ensures that sufficient inventories of medical and office supplies are stocked and maintained in the office and exam rooms. Able to process the ordering of clinical supplies in accordance with practice standards. Responsible for maintaining a high level of professionalism and working to establish a positive rapport with every patient by demonstrating key components of AAMC’s Service Excellence Framework (iCare). Educational/Experience Requirements: The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes: High school diploma or GED required or documentation of graduation from an accredited training program preferred. Customer Service experience, preferred. Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology, preferred. Required License/Certifications: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium work: Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or move up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Must be able to sit, stand, lift, bend and move intermittently during work hours. Must have the ability to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to speak, hear, read and write the English language in an understandable manner. Must have mental capacity to work in an organized, independent manner, and be able to exercise their judgment to make good decisions. Must demonstrate a professional and courteous disposition and an ability to communicate well. Must be clean, and have a neat and friendly appearance. 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.
Feb 21, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: The Phlebotomist 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 Provides oversight for the daily workload by setting work pace, coordinating work assignments based upon skill level or meet turn-around-time and productivity goals (includes downtime activity, meal breaks, shift transitions, schedules, huddles). Serves as a point of contact for customer inquiries. Assists manager in communicating policies, procedures and directives; assists team members with questions regarding procedures, policies and directives. Serves as a positive bridge between management and staff. Provides input for hiring of new staff and actively participates in the training and competency process. Gives constructive feedback to management during the performance review process. 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. 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 and that allows 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 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.). 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.
Feb 21, 2020
Part time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Contributes to the provision of high-quality, cost-effective healthcare as a provider of direct and indirect patient care and by effective of the health care team. Functions as a competent member of the health care team. Essential Job Duties : Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1. Clinical Decision Making/Judgment Demonstrates clinical nursing knowledge and skill in the specialization of the unit. Demonstrates the ability to apply the nursing process effectively in the care of culturally diverse patients and families. Demonstrates the ability to utilize all applicable laws, policies, standards, guidelines and evidence-based practice in the provision of patient/family care. Organizes and reprioritizes patient care activities based on subtle and overt and/or environmental changes. Consistently and thoroughly assesses patients to collect data and identify learning needs according to established standards and policies. Utilizes a systematic, continuous and complete analysis of assessment data to develop individualized problem lists for assigned patients. Develops and individualizes a plan of care for each patient in accordance with established standards, appropriate prioritization of problems/needs, and mutually agreed upon goals. Efficiently implements the patient’s plan of care in accordance with applicable standards, policies, procedures and guidelines. Demonstrates proficiency in medication administration, pain management and other unit or initiative specific skills. Continuously evaluates the effectiveness of the plan(s) of care, making revisions and recommendations based on analysis of patient responses to interventions. 2. Nurse-Patient Family Relationships Demonstrates the ability to assess the patient’s/family’s learning needs, readiness to learn, learning style, and presence of barriers to learning. Demonstrates the ability to develop, implement and evaluate teaching plans for patient populations in unit specialty in accordance with applicable standards. Demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge of growth and development across the life span to the care of patients. Provides direct patient care to patients and families in a culturally, developmentally and ethically appropriate manner. Plans of care address the physical, psychosocial, spiritual and learning needs of the patient/family. 3. Clinical Scholarship Participates in QI, CPI and risk management activities at the unit, department or organizational level. Demonstrates the ability to effectively perform and improve all processes in order to achieve excellence with regard to AAMC’s quality standards and benchmarks. Supports the use of evidence based guidelines and organizational policies and procedures to promote safe patient care and a safe practice environment. 4. Clinical Leadership Participates in unit shared governance according to departmental standards. Participates in the education and orientation of new staff. Delegates patient care activities as appropriate; evaluates delegated activities for expected patient care outcomes. Employs real time computer documentation when completing patient record. Educational/Experience Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing Adherence to the credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws. Required License/Certifications: Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board of Nursing. CPR – American Heart Association Healthcare Provider certification Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Feb 21, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Odenton, MD, USA
Position Objective: The Orthopedic Technologist works in an ambulatory setting providing assistance to Physicians/Physician Assistants and their patients. The Ortho Tech will perform a variety of duties including: rooming, educating, and helping patients during their visit. Responsibilities also include helping with minor procedures, casting/splinting, and suture/staple removal. The Ortho Tech provides stellar customer service in all patient interactions. The Ortho Tech works in a cooperative, friendly and results oriented manner with all other members of the practice staff and the Physician(s). Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Assists the Orthopedic Physician, PA/NPs with the management of fracture reduction, dislocations, and the application of casts/splints. Applies slings, ace wraps, crutches/canes, immobilizers, plaster, fiberglass and preformed splints and instructs patient in their proper care/use. Removes casts, splints and other orthopedic devices. Assists with fitting Orthotic devices when necessary. Able to obtain patient vital signs and properly document them in the patient’s medical record. Responsible for accurately entering in patient’s health history as well as meet department initiatives and metrics needed within the patient’s chart. Interviews, triages and prepares patients to facilitate smooth flow. Demonstrates clinical competency and problem solving in the delivery of patient care by performing indirect and direct patient care in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Assists patients with activities of daily living if necessary. Responsible for accurately documenting Prepares equipment for and assists providers in minor office procedures, and provides other general assistance to the provider and staff as necessary. Remove sutures or staples. Applies and removes bandages and dressings. Properly disposes of medical waste. Demonstrates and educates patients on general exercises as ordered by the provider. Performs other related duties as assigned. Ensures that sufficient inventories of medical and office supplies are stocked and maintained in the office and exam rooms. Able to process the ordering of clinical supplies in accordance with practice standards. Responsible for maintaining a high level of professionalism and working to establish a positive rapport with every patient by demonstrating key components of AAMC’s Service Excellence Framework (iCare). Educational/Experience Requirements: The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes: High school diploma or GED required or documentation of graduation from an accredited training program preferred. Customer Service experience, preferred. Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology, preferred. Required License/Certifications: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Medium Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Feb 21, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Performs ultrasound procedures for diagnostic evaluation of patients in accordance with established regulations, policies and procedures. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Performs routine radiographic and ultrasound procedures in accordance with established safety and quality standards and the special needs of patients. 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 office as well as the organization. Participates as a member of a specialized medical team in performing biopsies of various organs and in preparing patients for specific procedures as requested by the physician. Confers with the practice manager and physician to report problems relative to equipment, staffing, and productivity and makes recommendations on personnel matters within assigned area. Obtains pertinent clinical data prior to sonographic examination, supervises the scheduling and preparation of patients, and records significant data. Conducts daily calibration checks in the adjustment and maintenance of ultrasound and peripheral equipment and records results. Maintains a daily activities log and procedure manual; compiles data and issues monthly reports as required. Ensures compliance with organizational and office specific safety policies and procedures; Maintains cleanliness and sanitation standards in the work area. Demonstrates proper use of computer by entering all pertinent information upon completion of procedure and adhering to confidentiality policy. Educational/Experience Requirements: Successful completion of a one-year program in Ultrasound Technology. Two years full time as a clinical ultra-sonographer in a hospital radiographic environment. Required License/Certifications: Required Licensure & Certifications: CPR certification is required. Certification in Physics, Abdomen-Pelvis, OB-GYN by the Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (RDMS) required. Recommend additional registry in one of the following: OB/GYN, neonatal hands, or vascular. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Preferred Licensure & Certifications: AART Maryland license preferred Preferred – American Registry of Radiologic 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 – 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.
Feb 21, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Pasadena, MD 21122, 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.
Feb 21, 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.
Feb 14, 2020
Full time
 
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: The Medical Staff Specialist reports to the Manager of Medical Staff Quality. This position is primarily responsible for managing the department’s credentialing software database and coordinating departmental projects and medical staff quality reporting. This position will lead OPPE/FPPE and maintain peer review data for medical staff member credentialing and professional practice evaluation, as well as provide support for Peer Review committees. This position will assist the Medical Staff Office, Medical Staff Leadership, and the Hospital System through analyzing database workflows and collecting and summarizing data to support project needs. This position also includes managing the expirables process for ensuring that all practitioners are current with their required licensure while assisting with reappointment credentialing. This position is also responsible for running and validating reports, to include but not limited to, ensuring applications are processed in a timely manner. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Reviews Joint Commission, CMS, and other regulatory requirements to ensure ongoing compliance of the Medical Staff Office processes and collaborates in the modification of the program as required. Manages and updates Credentialing Software database. Generates daily, weekly, and monthly reports for credentialing team regarding the status of initial and reappointment applications. Maintains internal database and assists other hospital departments with requests of practitioner information. Leads the OPPE/FPPE processes through report summaries, data analysis, and creating a structure to report peer review outcomes in a consistent manner and in accordance with medical staff policies. Prepares trending reports for Medical Staff Leadership review. Prepares detailed Credentials Report for Medical Executive Committee (MEC) and Board Committees. Analyzes existing departmental workflows from a lean management perspective to improve departmental efficiency and outcomes. Improves department systems by leveraging existing departmental and hospital technology. Performs data entry, organizes studies and reviews, and produces polished outcomes in the forms of memos, letters, graphs, charts, tables, and project A3s. Educational/Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required in computer systems or information technology or equivalent work experience. Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in database management. Background in data analysis preferred. Minimum of one (1) year experience in hospital credentialing preferred. Experience with performance improvement techniques preferred. 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 – 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.
Feb 14, 2020
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Performs routine Nuclear Medicine imaging procedures consistent with established quality standards listed in the imaging section of the department’s policy and procedure manual; meets special needs of patients of all ages; maintains competencies in the evaluation and treatment of patients; assists Nuclear Medicine physician as required. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Maintains quality of work within established time frame and consistent with productivity standards of the department. Performs calibration and daily quality control tests of instrumentation and radiopharmaceuticals; reports test results as required. Consistently assesses patient condition and administers first aid as required by hospital and departmental policy. Assists physicians in case of adverse reactions or emergency. Monitors inventory and expiration dates of supplies on a daily basis. Reports problems and shortages consistently. Documents procedures and maintains record keeping system in compliance with departmental policies and all state and federal regulations. Prepares billing ticket to include patient demographic information and procedure codes with 100% accuracy. Instructs new technologists in Nuclear Medicine policy and procedure to complete their orientation within the designated time frame. Instructs less senior technologists in special nuclear medicine procedures and computer enhanced studies. Prepares routine radiopharmaceuticals following manufacturer’s guide for radiopharmaceutical compounding and use. Patient dose will be administered with no diagnostic or therapeutic misadministration. Operates patient information/radiology computer terminal according to established standards. Educational/Experience Requirements: Successful completion of a formal program in Nuclear Medicine Technology in an AMA approved educational institution. Required License/Certifications: American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) American Heart Association Health Care Provider BLS CPR certification. Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Heavy Heavy work . Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Feb 14, 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 – 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.
Feb 14, 2020