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: 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.
Jul 22, 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. 5. Unit Specific Responsibilities Provide nursing care to the adult medical patients ranging in age from 18 years to the elderly. Demonstrates the ability to utilize telemetry as an assessment tool and manage the patient care during a dysarrythmic episode. Identifies and treats the following nursing diagnoses that frequently occur in the medical population: Activity intolerance Impaired adjustment Impaired physical mobility Pain Self care deficit Alteration in elimination Potential for impaired gas exchanges in pulmonary system Other diagnosis as identfied Risk for: peripheral neurovascular dysfunction; ineffective coping: impaired skin integrity; for infection. Helpful: Telemetry experience highly desirable. Competency in telemetry monitoring will be required within 6 months of hire. Training and testing will be provided. 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. BLS – 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.
Jul 22, 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.
Jul 22, 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.
Jul 22, 2019
Full time
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Anne Arundel Medical Center proudly welcomes more than 5,500 babies into the world each year — the second most in the state of Maryland! Bring your leadership and nursing expertise to an organization that is always moving forward. And we’re doing it together. The Clinical Director for maternity services will oversee the Labor & Delivery and Mother Baby Units. Direct reports will include two nurse managers. Position Objective Within the shared governance model, this individual is responsible for comprehensive function and outcomes of defined clinical areas to include compliance with regulations, human resource issues, fiscal accountability, patient satisfaction and service excellence. Participates in the planning and development of programs. Serves as a collaborative partner with the medical staff, the community and the organization at large. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Directs overall operational functions for assigned areas. Sets priorities for data collection for identified performance improvement programs which are related to organization’s goals and priorities. Projects volumes, needs, and clinical services on an annual basis justifying variances and initiating corrective actions to adjust variances accordingly. Directs the ongoing activities of personnel related to skills competency targets and adherence to staffing policies to assure efficiency of resources. Functions as an expert in the management of patient care in the clinical area. Facilitates and participates in ongoing teams designed to plan, communicate, implement, and evaluate optimal patient care delivery systems. Ensures that effective ongoing communications and information sharing occurs at the inter/intra departmental levels. Develops annual staff development goals for assigned area and performs routine staff appraisal to address professional growth per hospital Educational/Experience Requirements: Masters degree in Nursing or related field: minimum nursing preparation must be Bachelors of Science in Nursing Five years of relevant clinical experience plus three years of management experience. Required License/Certifications: Registered Nurse licensure American Heart Association HealthCare Provider NRP required within 1 year Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects). There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
Jul 22, 2019
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Provides direct care to employees, volunteers and physicians as patients in a culturally, developmentally, and ethically appropriate manner. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Consistently and thoroughly assesses patients to collect data and identify learning needs according to established standards and policies. Administers pre-employment, random, and for-cause drug screens by working with the HR team, supervisors, and employees, explaining and executing processes accurately. Administers health screens for all new employees by evaluating all information, administering proper immunizations, refers for additional screenings when necessary, contacts recruiters with final information. Performs annual or biannual health programs on all Health System employees and follows up on all non-compliant employees. Evaluates all laboratory and x-ray data with Employee Health Physician and educates employees concerning the results as needed. Provides educational material and counseling on current health issues and mandatory parts of the employee health program. Offers recommended but not mandatory immunizations to all employees and volunteers. Maintains employee health records and information in strict confidentiality. Administers the Worker’s Compensation program by providing first aid and managed care to all injured employees, keeps communication open with all parties and process bills in efficient manner. Compiles data adheres to regulations and policies of AAHS Infection Committee, OSHA and CDC. Maintains membership on the AAHS Infection Committee and shares pertinent information to all. Educational/Experience Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Required License/Certifications: Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board of Nursing. CPR. Certification in Occupational Health preferred. Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Jul 22, 2019
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.
Jul 22, 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.
Jul 22, 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. 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 Chemotherapy/Brachytherapy Certification within 6 months of hire if experienced or within 1 year for new graduate nurse. 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.
Jul 22, 2019
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Conducts concurrent and retrospective chart review for clinical, financial, and resource utilization information. Provides intervention and coordination to decrease avoidable delays and denial of payment. Essential Job Duties: Chart Review : Reviews the medical record by applying utilization review criteria, to assess clinical, financial, and resource utilization; enters clinical review in EPIC; maintains close communication with external reviews, care coordinators, and providers; reconciles and records days authorized in EPIC 2. Denial Management : Monitors and identifies patterns or trends in utilization management; monitors potential and actual denials and collaborates with care coordinator for any follow up necessary; documents actions taken to avoid denial; assists Care Coordinator in communicating with the patient denied hospital days with work toward resolution and discharge. 3. Care Coordination: Collaborates with the Care Coordinator to achieve optimal and efficient patient outcomes while decreasing length of stay, avoidable delays and denied days; utilizes Physician Advisor and administrative personnel for unresolved issues; identifies opportunities for expedited appeals and collaborates with the care coordinator and Physician Advisor to resolve payer issues. 4. Process improvement initiatives Participates in nursing unit and department clinical outcome projects as well as process improvement initiatives of care management. Educational/Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. Three years of clinical nursing in an acute care hospital setting. Required License/Certifications: Current RN license from Maryland Board of Nursing. 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.
Jul 22, 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.
Jul 22, 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. BLS – American Heart Association Healthcare Provider certification NRP – Required within one year of employment 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.
Jul 22, 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 ACLS – American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Certification required within 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.
Jul 12, 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.
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Contribute to the provisions 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. Demonstrates clinical nursing knowledge and skill in the specialization of the unit as a flex nurse. 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 patients 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 patients/familys 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 leaning 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 AAMSs 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. Delegates patient care activities as appropriate; evaluates delegated activities for expected patient care outcomes. Employs real time computer documentation when completing patient record. Required Qualifications : NRP certification within one year of hire. Adherence to credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws.
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
We are recruiting for our next Nursing Graduate Residency Program which will start October 2019. Various areas will be hiring. Please indicate areas of interest on your application. Please also consider attending one of our future Nursing Open Houses. Nursing Graduate Overview: 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. 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. 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.
Jul 12, 2019
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.
Jul 12, 2019
Part time
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Coordinates patient throughput within the organization, focusing on maximizing efficiency, teamwork and interdisciplinary communication. The job duties affect staff members who provide direct patient care as well as the patients themselves. Collaborates with community partners to receive patients who will be direct admissions to the organization. Observes, monitors, and controls admission/patient flow from the ED, PACU, and outside facilities/offices. Uses metrics and real time data to assess for barriers to patient flow and proactively attempts to resolve issues. This individual will provide indirect patient care, but will have direct patient care contact during patient evaluations. This individual may have to rotate various shifts within a 24 hours period, the likelihood being that shifts will be from 9a-9p. Weekend rotations are required to ensure the departmental needs are met to have coverage seven days a week. Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Directs hospital throughput and operations on assigned shifts by maintaining effective working relationships with and between departments. Utilizes the electronic medical record to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret information needed to identify each patient’s care requirements needed for assigning the unit of care. In person evaluation of patients for unit appropriateness, when needed. Collects and analyzes relevant throughput data; identifies barriers and makes recommendations for changes to processes, leading the implementation of necessary modifications. Participates in compliance and implements AAMC policies and procedures. Proactively intervenes to eliminate and reduce barriers to patient throughput, providing applicable coaching for staff members Acts as a consultant to health team members in the community to coordinate a patient admission. Fosters a cohesive working relationship with patient placement team and medical providers to help facilitate patient movement, relay patient concerns, and communicate pertinent clinical information Acts as role model to support the vision and mission of AAMC through behaviors that foster professionalism, empowerment, teamwork, productivity, and customer satisfaction. Serves as a liaison between patients, family, staff, and professional staff in clinical situations. Attends mandatory departmental meetings, pertinent hospital in-services, and continues to develop their leadership skills through continuing education. Educational/Experience Requirements: Required Minimum Education : Bachelor’s degree in nursing; Masters-level preferred. Preferred Experience : Critical Care or Emergency Room experience; Progressive growth into Leadership position Required Minimum Experience : Three years of active nursing experience in acute care setting. Maintains current skills validation as required by the Department of Nursing. Demonstrates the knowledge of principles of Growth and Development over the Lifespan. Skills & Abilities Required: Strong proficiency working with data and in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel; Proficiency in Epic. Strong interpersonal skills required to communicate with various departments and staff members. Required License/Certifications: Required License: Registered Nurse Required Certification: American Heart Association Health Care Provider BLS (CPR) Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: Medium work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move object. There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
Jul 12, 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 ACLS is 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.
Jul 12, 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.
Jul 12, 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. 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. BLS – 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.
Jul 12, 2019
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Overview: The Forensic Nurse Examiner will provide specialized care utilizing medical forensic examinations for victims of sexual assault. Essential Functions: Provide timely, non-judgmental, compassionate care to patients with a complaint of sexual assault utilizing the nursing process. Perform a complete medical forensic exam including but not limited to: obtaining a detailed history for the purpose of treatment/evidence collection, completing a detailed head-to-toe assessment looking for trauma. Complete documentation of the forensic record to include use of digital photography for identification/documentation of injuries. Provides evidence collection while maintaining chain of custody according to regulatory guidelines. Administer and/or oversee all medications per program protocol. Provides emotional and social support resources. Maintain expertise and current knowledge in performing medical forensic exams related to forensic science, trauma informed care, current legal laws and statues, any changing evidence collection procedures and emerging trends. Participate in professional development, community education and prevention efforts, staff meetings and educational opportunities. Maintain a professional, collaborative working relationship with multidisciplinary team to include, but not limited to: law enforcement, state’s attorney, crime lab. Provides fact/expert witness testimony as required Educational/Experience Requirements: BSN Graduate of an accredited nursing program. 2 years of clinical experience as RN. Ability to work autonomously with excellent communication and customer service skills. In addition, must also work well with multi-disciplinary team and peers. Rotating on call shifts including days, nights, weekends and holidays Required License/Certifications : Current RN License in state of MD or compact state FNE-A (designates FNE – Adult, certification) and/or International Association of Forensic Nurses SANE-A certification must be obtained within 1 year of hire. Current BLS, TNCC preferred Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – 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.
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Position Objective: Demonstrates clinical expertise in the area of Emergency Nursing in order to engage with staff nurses, physicians and support personnel in clinical decision making, patient flow, and problem solving in the areas of triage, minor care, and IMC Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Works collaboratively with the Clinical Supervisor and Charge Nurse to coordinate the evolving needs of the area. Rounds with staff, patients and families regularly in triage, Minor Care & IMC in order to address needs and concerns in timely manner. Works and assumes leadership responsibilities along with department leadership regarding best clinical practice concepts for department in conjunction with standards; participates in team member performance evaluations. Supports new processes, policies, department/organization initiatives and maintains up to date knowledge of initiatives through active participation in meetings, as assigned. Educational/Experience Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing Adherence to the credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws. At least one year of Emergency Department experience required. Required License/Certifications: Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board of Nursing. CPR – American Heart Association Healthcare Provider certification ACLS certification. Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – 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.
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD, USA
Associate Chief Nursing Officer Reports to Chief Nursing Officer Position Objective: Accountable for advancing innovations in nursing practice and assuring nurses work at top of their licensure in the delivery of patient care in all This position requires knowledge and understanding of changes in health care delivery, financing and ability to integrate that information into the creation of innovative, value added models of patient care and nursing development. Reporting to this position will be nursing education, nursing research, informatics, nursing performance improvement, patient education and additional ancillary departments reporting through the CNO. This role will be actively involved with the development of nursing strategic plans and optimizing use of electronic medical record and data analytics. This position may assume administrative responsibilities in the absence of the Chief Nursing Officer Essential Job Duties: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Contributes to achieving exceptional patient outcomes that are sensitive to nursing care and to achieving value in care delivery systems in which nurse’s practice. Participates in the overall strategic planning, and implementation of nursing and hospital goals, objectives and mission. Possesses knowledge, skill and ability to lead and direct nursing projects including optimization of nursing documentation in our EMR. Leads the development of a system wide patient education model Possesses knowledge, skills and ability to lead and conduct performance improvement including use of various performance improvement methods and approaches (i.e., Lean, Six Sigma, PDSA) Possesses knowledge, skills and ability to lead change and transform culture through a variety of approaches that includes aligning, persuasion, thought leadership, motivating, inspiring and building consensus. Has operational responsibilities for reporting departments. Possesses skills and ability to mentor, coach, and develop a high performing team. Ability to establish relationships and partnerships across all levels, disciplines and practice specialties with a matrixed work environment. Ability to work independently and interdependently, take initiative and makes sound independent judgments. Educational/Experience Requirements: Master’s degree in nursing, business or related field (nursing preparation must be at least at Bachelors level if Master’s degree is in related field) Five years of progressive nursing leadership including experience in clinical operations Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate to all levels in the organization. Required License/Certifications: Registered Nurse in State of Maryland or eligible Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands: There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens. Physical Demands – Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work. The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Jul 12, 2019