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: Contributes to the provision of high-quality, cost-effective healthcare as a provider of direct and indirect patient care and by effective collaboration with other members 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 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. 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. Clinical Scholarship: Participates in QI, C PI 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. 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 Required License/Certifications: Adherence to credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws. Must obtain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of date of hire. Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board of Nursing. American Heart Association CPR for Healthcare Providers. 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.
Sep 09, 2019
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 collaboration with other members 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 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. 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. Clinical Scholarship: Participates in QI, C PI 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. 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 Required License/Certifications: Adherence to credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws. Must obtain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of date of hire. Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board of Nursing. American Heart Association CPR for Healthcare Providers. 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.
Sep 09, 2019
Full time
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective The Clinical Supervisor directly supervises staff and is a clinical expert practitioner specific to the unit at education/staff development functions as well as designated management functions to promote high quality, cost effective health care. The position requires the employee to be scheduled at 0.6 FTE or above. Essential Functions Clinical Decision Making/Judgment Demonstrates expert clinical knowledge and skill in the specialization of the unit or initiative. Provides for the coordination of patient care throughout the continuum for areas of responsibility. Serves as an expert clinician, acting as a clinical resource for the staff. Works collaboratively with other disciplines in problem analysis and resolution for pathways, protocols And patient care delivery. Expertly organizes and reprioritizes patient care activities based on subtle and overt and/or environmental changes. Assists others in prioritizing patient care. Nurse-Patient Family Relationships Expertly provides direct patient care to patients and families in a culturally, developmentally and ethically appropriate manner. Demonstrates expert skill in managing and planning care for complex patient/family scenarios including physical, psychosocial, spiritual and learning needs of the patient/family. Clinical Scholarship Effectively performs and improves all processes in order to achieve excellence with regard to AAMC’s quality standards and benchmarks. As part of unit leadership, collaborates in developing, monitoring and changing practice as a result of performance improvement initiatives. As part of unit leadership, collaborates to provide direction for staff development activities and orientation programs and staff meetings Member of a professional organization specific to unit/initiative. Maintains certification in specialty. Supports Evidence Based Practice in clinical specialty to guide nursing practice, development of plans of care and interventions. Clinical Leadership Demonstrates the ability to enhance skills and performance of others in order to achieve professional and organizational goals. The competency is demonstrated by systematically providing clear objectives, performance-specific feedback, effective coaching and developmentally experience/opportunities. Demonstrates the ability to optimize utilization of staff, matching staff talents and proficiencies to organizational needs in making, evaluating and reorganizing patient care assignments. As part of unit leadership, manages daily operational throughout process in collaboration wth other unit leaders, Administrative Coordinator, Care Management, other nursing unit and support services to include room assignments, rounds/huddles, transfers/discharges. Bed Board, full capacity protocol initiation, and effective communication with other disciplines and departments. As part of unit leadership is responsible for review and implementation of the Joint Commission standards in collaboration with other unit leaders, including participation in Tracers. Fosters interdisciplinary collaboration by chairing or serving as a representative for nursing on hospital-wide and service line committees and/or councils. As part of unit leadership, participates in goals setting and prioritization. As Unit Supervisor, is responsible for human resource management including but not limited to staffing and scheduling, performance evaluation, disciplinary action, orientation/development, and staff selection. Educates and precepts new staff. Demonstrates competency in computer documentation when completing patient records and serves as a resource. Participates in fiscal management of unit to include ParEX oversight, managing repair requests and follow up for broken equipment, evaluation of new equipment and daily management of schedule to insure appropriate staffing levels for volume and acuity. Knowledge/Experience: Required Minimum Education: BSN Required Minimum Experience: 3 years as RN in specialty related field Required License / Certification: Maryland RN license, BLS and certification in specialty field Preferred: MSN Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: 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. There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
Sep 09, 2019
Full 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.
Sep 09, 2019
Full time
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Responsible for the assessment and coordination of patient care for the achievement of patient outcomes. Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and coordinates patient care needs to facilitate the plan of care and timely discharge. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Completes assessment of patient’s clinical course to provide ongoing patient care coordination, verify patient’s need for acute hospital level of care and identify discharge planning needs. Assesses patient/family adaptation to illness/disability and capacity to provide for patient’s care needs. Identifies obstacles to discharge; seeks peer and director consultation regarding problematic cases or cases demonstrating deviations from the plan of care. Develops and arranges discharge plans for patients discharged to home with home health, Hospice, home infusion and routine sub-acute and skilled nursing facility placements and completes all necessary paperwork. Refers patients with complex discharge or psychosocial needs to Social Work. Communicates with Placement Specialists to ensure safe and appropriate transfers to lower levels of care. (Assisted Living, subacute, snfs etc). Collaborates with physicians, nurses, and other disciplines involved with care of the patient to foster a coordinated approach to patient care. Responsible for communicating with physician regarding the medical plan of care, anticipated discharge, and consideration of alternative setting. Facilitates and impacts process issues to avoid delays in patient care. Collaborates with UM nurse to assess patient’s clinical course and verify need for acute hospital level of care or medical stability for care at the next level. Intervenes with appropriate individuals/department regarding delays in service that may have an impact on quality of care and/or length of stay. Collaborates with UM nurse to identify factors contributing to delays in service or delayed discharge. Provide feedback to unit management regarding delays in patient care services. Prepare patients and families for transition from hospital to home or alternative setting. Involve patients in their discharge planning to encourage independence. Involve family in care while patient is in hospital to create realistic expectations for post-hospital care. Assure appropriate teaching is started. Documentation will reflect plan of care to address post-hospital care needs and evidence of patient/family involvement in planning. Maintains clear and concise documentation in each patient record to reflect physical and functional limitations, psychosocial characteristics, educational needs of patient & family, family/social support systems, financial, economic, and discharge needs. Initiates referrals to disciplines as indicated. Educational/Experience Requirements: Graduate of an approved nursing program. Five years of clinical nursing experience in an acute care hospital setting with prior utilization review/utilization management experience. Required License/Certifications: Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board of Nursing. Adherence to the credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws. 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.
Sep 09, 2019
Full time
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Thank you for applying to Anne Arundel Medical Center. To RSVP, and for full details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nursing-open-house-september-30th-2019-430pm-600pm-tickets-71815876219 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 other required certifications within 6 months as applicable (ACLS, chemo/biotherapy, NRP, etc) 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.
Sep 09, 2019
Full 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 collaboration with other members 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 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. 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. Clinical Scholarship: Participates in QI, C PI 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. 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 Required License/Certifications: Adherence to credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws. Must obtain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of date of hire. Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board of Nursing. American Heart Association CPR for Healthcare Providers. 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.
Sep 09, 2019
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 collaboration with other members 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 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. 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. Clinical Scholarship: Participates in QI, C PI 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. 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 Required License/Certifications: Adherence to credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws. Must obtain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of date of hire. Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board of Nursing. American Heart Association CPR for Healthcare Providers. 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.
Sep 09, 2019
Full 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.
Sep 09, 2019
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 NRP- Required within one year of hire at AAMC 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.
Sep 09, 2019
Full 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. Essentional 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. 5. Unit Specific Responsibilities Provides care to the surgical patient ranging in age from infant to the older adult. Provides instruction and makes nursing assessments based on health history, patient age and physician guidelines. Demonstrates competency in operation of defibrillator and other pre-op equipment. 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 PALS certification required within one year of hire at AAMC ACLS certification required within one year of hire at AAMC 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.
Sep 09, 2019
Full time
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: The Wound Ostomy Nurse (WON) or Wound Ostomy Continence (WOC N) serves as the clinical resource and consultant for the acute and outpatient settings within the hospital relative to the care of the patient with selected disorders of the gastrointestional, genitourinary and integumentary systems. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Utilizes and maintains current physical assessment skills and interview techniques to determine patient needs. When possible or requested by the surgeon for an outpatient, determines the appropriate site for stoma placement, considering patient’s anatomical markings, physical capabilities and lifestyle. Provides appropriate written information to patients and staff, including postoperative and discharge instructions, referrals and supply needs. Serves as a resource for patients after discharge through telephone consultation or outpatients’ consultation. Serves as a resource/clinical expert regarding pressure ulcer prevention. Provides consultation and direct assistance to nursing staff on issues related to patients with altered skin integrity secondary to pressure necrosis, drainage or continence disorders. Supports the Outpatient Wound Center Staff with preparing patients for treatments, case managing and discharging patients as needed. Responsible for review and implementation of the JCAHO standards in collaboration with the Nurse Supervisor/Manager in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Facilitates and assists the education and the precepting of new staff in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. Expertly employs real time computer documentation when completing the patient EMR Educational/Experience Requirements: Minimum of three years as a Registered Nurse in a care setting applicable to related nursing setting. BS degree, BSN preferred. Required License/Certifications: Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board of Nursing. Adherence to credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws. American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers BLS Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Sep 09, 2019
Full time
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Ideal candidate will have 3+ years of recent Cardiac O.R. experience Start date for this position will be January 2020 in preparation of the opening of our Cardiac Surgery program. 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.
Sep 02, 2019
Full time
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: A nursing graduate may practice as set forth by the Maryland Board of Nursing for 90 days from graduation or until they have received results from the initial NCLEX examination. In addition, the nursing graduate shall practice only under the direct supervision of a registered nurse who is physically present on the unit to (1) cosign medication transcription, medication administration, and nursing documentation; and (2) continually observe, assist, coordinate, evaluate, and monitor the nursing graduate. The nursing graduate shall use the initials “NG” after the nursing graduate’s name as credentials. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Transcribe medication orders per written policies and procedures once skill validation has been successfully completed. Administer medications and controlled substances and sign controlled substances sheets Document in the medical record with the abbreviation “NG” Perform patient assessments after the initial assessment or after the first assessment of the shift performed by the registered nurse. Perform and document routine procedures taught within the nursing graduate’s generic nursing program including placing nasal gastric tubes, performing urinary catheterizations, applying sterile dressings, performing blood sugar checks and obtaining specimens. Educational/Experience Requirements: Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program. Eligible to sit for NCLEX; A nursing graduate shall cease practice as a nursing graduate immediately if the nursing graduate fails the initial NCLEX examination or has not taken NCLEX exam within 90 days of graduation. Required License/Certifications: Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – 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.
Aug 30, 2019
Full time
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Deliver quality professional nursing care as an expert nurse clinician through evidence-based oncology nursing practice. This practice is accomplished through demonstration of clinical competence, knowledge and understanding of ambulatory and oncology nursing standards and practice in ambulatory infusion and oncology nursing practices. The delivery of care will be consistent with guidelines established in the Nurse Practice Act, the Oncology Nursing Society and the nursing standards of AAMC. The nursing care will be high quality, timely, and directed at meeting or exceeding the needs of patients and internal/external customers. Open communication, high professional standards, and a spirit of inquiry are essential in the care delivery. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Delivers evidenced based nursing care consistent with the standards of AAMC, Oncology Nursing and the intravenous nursing standards of care. Responsible for the safe and efficient, administration of biotherapy, chemotherapy, blood transfusions, and other related infusions services. Demonstrates proficiency and competency in use maintenance and troubleshooting of all types of venous access devices and serves as a nurse expert to support care in other departments as requested. Utilizes information technology according to established processes at AAMC to advance care coordination and communication. Uses evidence based guidelines and demonstrates competency for the care of duties according to established standards for age groups late childhood through geriatric. Provides education for patients and family members related to biotherapy, chemotherapy or related infusions, services, expected toxicities and interventions. Uses SBAR communication tools for documentation of all patient interactions both in person and by telephone consultation via the paper or electronic record to maintain communication with the care team. Acts as a resource and consultant for patients and families, and assists in referrals when necessary for both internal and external resources Social Work, Nutrition, Case Management, Financial Coordinators, Nurse Navigators, Home Health, Hospice, Physical Therapy, Wound Care. Responds to inquiries from physicians, nurses, patients and families in established time frames to promote improvement of clinical outcomes and efficiency. Demonstrates competency and continually enhances the practice of oncology nursing and infusion/intravenous therapy by seeking educational opportunities either self-initiated or through formal AAMC Nursing or professional society sponsored education. Presents and participates in nursing rounds, case presentations or nursing committees to maintain and share knowledge of ambulatory oncology practice. Collaborates with and participates in the care of research patients in the identification, education, and documentation and compliance of patients on clinical trials and protocols. Collaborates with leadership including Medical Director, Pharmacy Manger/Director and Nurse Director, in the development and implementation and monitoring of quality/performance and outcomes, improvement activities aimed at continually improving patient outcomes. Actively supports and participates in patient and employee satisfaction programs and activities seeking enhanced outcomes. Nb Develops educational materials and programs to support nurse, patient and family education. Participates in the development of evidenced based nursing practice with the Nurse Practice Council and the other shared leadership councils of AAMC Nursing. Participates as an active member of the AAMC Nursing Strategic Planning Committee. Participates in local, regional and national oncology nursing programs to advance the practice of nursing and delivery of care. Demonstrates cultural competency and sensitivity to caring for multicultural populations. Serves as a mentor, consultant, or preceptor to students, new graduates or RNs new to Oncology nursing. Demonstrates the ability to work in an interdisciplinary team. Educational/Experience Requirements: If serving as a bilingual/multilingual interpreter, certification in Medical Interpretation is required to perform the duties of a qualified interpreter. Minimum of two years nursing experience. Oncology experience preferred. Required to complete and pass the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Course within the following time frame: Experienced registered nurses (>1 year of experience) within 6 months of hire or Nurses (< 1 year of experience) within 12 months of hire RNs will be required to renew the ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy card every 24 months and or per requirements of ONS. Associate Degree in Nursing. Required License/Certifications: CPR- American Heart Association Health Care Provider. Oncology Nursing Certification is highly recommended when eligibility criteria is met. Licensed as Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland. 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 – 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.
Aug 30, 2019
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Performs intake assessment, offers crisis intervention, and provides input into the care of psychiatric patients. Within the context of a patient service culture, screens and assesses patients and develops care plans with final dispositions authorized by the Emergency Department MD and Mental Health Clinician. Collaborates with Emergency Department nurses and other Emergency Service Providers and assists in adapting care plans to address psychiatric needs. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions 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. 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. 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. 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: 3 years of Psychiatric Nursing. Successful completion of approved nursing program. Required License/Certifications: Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board of Nursing. American Heart Association Healthcare Providers BLS. Adherence to credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws. 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.
Aug 30, 2019
Full time
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: To efficiently and effectively triage incoming calls and provide a variety of nursing treatment functions, including the assessment of symptoms, prioritizing patient appointments, facilitating smooth patient flow and by providing assistance to physicians and supervision of clinical support staff within the office setting. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Delivers quality professional nursing care as the expert nurse clinician through evidence based oncology nursing best practices. This is accomplished through the demonstration of clinical competencies, knowledge and understanding of ambulatory and oncology nursing standards and practice in ambulatory infusion and oncology nursing practices. The delivery of care will be consistent with guidelines established in the Nurse Practice Act, the Oncology Nursing Society and the nursing standards of AAMC and HCE. The incumbent will obtain guidance for the standards of care in oncology from the Director of Ambulatory Nursing at AAMC. Provides direct care to patients and families in a culturally, developmentally, and appropriate manner. Participates in the education and orientation of new staff; evaluates delegated activities for expected patient care outcomes. Responds to inquiries from physicians, nurses, patients and families in established timeframes to promote improvement of clinical outcomes and efficiency. Demonstrates proficiency and competency in the use and troubleshooting of all types of venous access devices and serves as a nurse expert as requested. Responsible for maintaining knowledge of principles in administration of biotherapy, chemotherapy, blood transfusions, and other related infusions services. Develops and provides education for patients and family members related to biotherapy, chemotherapy or relation infusions, services, expected toxicities and interventions. Provides patient education on the preparation, administration and disposal of oral chemotherapy. Acts as a resource and consultant for patients and families, assisting in referrals when necessary for both internal and external resources including social work, nutrition, case management, financial coordinators, nurse navigators, home health, hospice, physical therapy, and wound care. Uses evidence based guidelines and demonstrates competency for the care of duties according to established standards for age groups late childhood through geriatric. Demonstrates competency and continually enhances the practice of oncology nursing by seeking educational opportunities that are self-initiated or through formal AAMC /HCE Nursing or professional society sponsored education. Presents and participates in nursing rounds, case presentations or nursing committees to maintain and share knowledge of ambulatory oncology practice. Collaborates with and participates in the care of research patients and the identification, education, documentation and compliance of patients in clinical trial protocols. Consistently communicates changes in patient status to the appropriate members of the healthcare team. Collaborates with the health care team in developing and individualizing a plan of care for each patient in accordance with established standards, appropriate prioritization of problems/needs, and mutually agreed upon goals. Educational/Experience Requirements: Associate Degree in Nursing required; Bachelor`s Degree in Nursing preferred. Minimum of two years oncology nursing experience. RNs will be required to complete and pass the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Course within the following timeframe: Experienced registered nurses (>1 year of experience) within 6 months of hire; New graduate nurses (<1 year of experience) within 12 months of hire. RNs will be required to keep the ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Card renewed every 24 months. Required License/Certifications: Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland. Oncology Nursing Certification a plus. Maintains a current 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 – 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.
Aug 30, 2019
Full time
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Responsible for the assessment and coordination of patient care for the achievement of patient outcomes. Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and coordinates patient care needs to facilitate the plan of care and timely discharge. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Completes assessment of patient’s clinical course to provide ongoing patient care coordination, verify patient’s need for acute hospital level of care and identify discharge planning needs. Assesses patient/family adaptation to illness/disability and capacity to provide for patient’s care needs. Identifies obstacles to discharge; seeks peer and director consultation regarding problematic cases or cases demonstrating deviations from the plan of care. Develops and arranges discharge plans for patients discharged to home with home health, Hospice, home infusion and routine sub-acute and skilled nursing facility placements and completes all necessary paperwork. Refers patients with complex discharge or psychosocial needs to Social Work. Communicates with Placement Specialists to ensure safe and appropriate transfers to lower levels of care. (Assisted Living, subacute, snfs etc). Collaborates with physicians, nurses, and other disciplines involved with care of the patient to foster a coordinated approach to patient care. Responsible for communicating with physician regarding the medical plan of care, anticipated discharge, and consideration of alternative setting. Facilitates and impacts process issues to avoid delays in patient care. Collaborates with UM nurse to assess patient’s clinical course and verify need for acute hospital level of care or medical stability for care at the next level. Intervenes with appropriate individuals/department regarding delays in service that may have an impact on quality of care and/or length of stay. Collaborates with UM nurse to identify factors contributing to delays in service or delayed discharge. Provide feedback to unit management regarding delays in patient care services. Prepare patients and families for transition from hospital to home or alternative setting. Involve patients in their discharge planning to encourage independence. Involve family in care while patient is in hospital to create realistic expectations for post-hospital care. Assure appropriate teaching is started. Documentation will reflect plan of care to address post-hospital care needs and evidence of patient/family involvement in planning. Maintains clear and concise documentation in each patient record to reflect physical and functional limitations, psychosocial characteristics, educational needs of patient & family, family/social support systems, financial, economic, and discharge needs. Initiates referrals to disciplines as indicated. Educational/Experience Requirements: Graduate of an approved nursing program. Five years of clinical nursing experience in an acute care hospital setting with prior utilization review/utilization management experience. Required License/Certifications: Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board of Nursing. Adherence to the credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws. 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.
Aug 30, 2019
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.
Aug 30, 2019
Full 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 NRP – Neonatal Resuscitation required within one (1) year 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. 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.
Aug 30, 2019
Full 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 PALS – Required within one year 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. 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.
Aug 30, 2019
Full 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.
Aug 30, 2019
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
The Observation Unit is an outpatient setting for patients who require additional monitoring and intervention after their visit to the Emergency Department. Within 24 hours of arrival, patients transition to home. If you are looking for a more challenging pace than an inpatient unit– the Observation Unit is for you. It is also a great entry point from the inpatient setting to an eventual transition into the Emergency Department as a professional nurse. 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. Essentional 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 ACLS required within one (1) year 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. 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.
Aug 30, 2019
Full 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. Essentional 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. 5. Unit Specific Responsibilities Provides care to the surgical patient ranging in age from infant to the older adult. Provides instruction and makes nursing assessments based on health history, patient age and physician guidelines. Demonstrates competency in operation of defibrillator and other pre-op equipment. 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 PALS certification required within one year of hire at AAMC ACLS certification required within one year of hire at AAMC 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.
Aug 30, 2019