Anne Arundel Medical Center
A not-for-profit regional health system headquartered in Annapolis, MD that serves an area of more than one million people.
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Facts and Figures

(July 2016-June 2017)

 

  • Total licensed beds* ............. 425
  • Inpatient admissions.........26,300
  • Births...................................5,500
  • Emergency visits ..............97,000
  • Outpatient visits**............924,000
  • Medical staff ......................1,100+
  • Employees ........................4,700+
  • Operating revenue.....$695 million

 

AAMC Awards

 

  • Top five best hospitals in Maryland by U.S. News & World Report
  • Magnet® recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Top 25 of the Nation’s Best Practices in Patient and Family Engagement by the Caregiver Action Network
  • Top 10 Joint Replacement hospital by Orthopedic Network News
  • Top 100 Health Systems with Great Women’s Health Programs by Becker’s Hospital Review
  • American Stroke Association Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll
  • Exemplar recognition for family presence by the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care
  • Delmarva Foundation Excellence Award for Quality Improvement

 

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Nursing Graduate Observation Unit For July 2019 Residency
The Observation Unit is an outpatient setting for patients who require additional monitoring and intervention after their visit to the Emergency Department. Within 24 hours of arrival, patients transition to home.If you are looking for a more challenging pace than an inpatient unit– the Observation Unit is for you. It is also a great entry point from the inpatient setting to an eventual transition into the Emergency Department as a professional nurse. 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 sheetsDocument 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.
Nursing Graduate Observation Unit For July 2019 Residency
The Observation Unit is an outpatient setting for patients who require additional monitoring and intervention after their visit to the Emergency Department. Within 24 hours of arrival, patients transition to home.If you are looking for a more challenging pace than an inpatient unit– the Observation Unit is for you. It is also a great entry point from the inpatient setting to an eventual transition into the Emergency Department as a professional nurse. 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 sheetsDocument 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.
Patient Safety Attendant - Senior - FT - Evening/Night
Position Objective:Provides direct monitoring of patients to ensure safety via continuous observation using the AvaSys Telesitter System or directly in-person. Promotes patient safety in all aspects of job and upholds standards of privacy, confidentiality, and professionalism.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Maintains patient safety and security while remaining alert, attentive, and distraction-free at all times; observes patient behavior and reports inappropriate and non-compliant behavior as necessary to the appropriate staff.Demonstrates understanding and proficiency of the use of the AvaSys TeleSitter Solution software, including the knowledge and skill necessary to provide the appropriate observation to patients requiring telesitter monitoring.Maintains visual observation at all times. Verbally redirects patients in-person or over digital 2-way audio device that is in patient room. Immediately summons nursing staff if the patient requires assistance.Accurately and consistently completes all required, time-sensitive documentation.Participates in report with on-coming staff when arriving for shift and upon completion of shift, utilizing standard handoff formats. Reviews pertinent information and behaviors with appropriate nursing staff as part of report. Provides patient with explanations as necessary but does not counsel or provide opinions. Maintains patient dignity and privacy, treating all patients in an age and culturally appropriate manner.Provides floor staff with information in a timely fashion when patient appears to pose a threat to themselves or others. Participates in a collaborative identification and reporting of patient safety issues.Assures patient environment safety. Removes or coordinates removal of any potential safety hazard from room and reports findings to appropriate staff members.Demonstrates safe work practice and attitude, follows safety rules, works to prevent unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participates in organizational and department safety programs.Participates in regular training and education sessions for skill and competency development.Educational/Experience Requirements:High school diploma or G.E.D.Previous experience in a hospital environment preferredPrevious clinical experience preferredPrevious direct patient care experience preferredCertification preferred (Nurse Assistant/Medical Assistant)Preferred Skills:Ability to communicate effectively with patients, visitors and staffBasic computer proficiencyKnowledge of the Epic patient recordEfficiency in multitasking and ability to prioritize simultaneous situationsWorking Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:Based on the essential functions, HR will insert the type of work performed (e.g. light, medium, heavy, etc).For the sentence in bold, please indicate if the position will or will not be exposed to blood borne-pathogens. 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.
Patient Safety Attendant - Senior - FT - Evening/Night
Position Objective:Provides direct monitoring of patients to ensure safety via continuous observation using the AvaSys Telesitter System or directly in-person. Promotes patient safety in all aspects of job and upholds standards of privacy, confidentiality, and professionalism.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Maintains patient safety and security while remaining alert, attentive, and distraction-free at all times; observes patient behavior and reports inappropriate and non-compliant behavior as necessary to the appropriate staff.Demonstrates understanding and proficiency of the use of the AvaSys TeleSitter Solution software, including the knowledge and skill necessary to provide the appropriate observation to patients requiring telesitter monitoring.Maintains visual observation at all times. Verbally redirects patients in-person or over digital 2-way audio device that is in patient room. Immediately summons nursing staff if the patient requires assistance.Accurately and consistently completes all required, time-sensitive documentation.Participates in report with on-coming staff when arriving for shift and upon completion of shift, utilizing standard handoff formats. Reviews pertinent information and behaviors with appropriate nursing staff as part of report. Provides patient with explanations as necessary but does not counsel or provide opinions. Maintains patient dignity and privacy, treating all patients in an age and culturally appropriate manner.Provides floor staff with information in a timely fashion when patient appears to pose a threat to themselves or others. Participates in a collaborative identification and reporting of patient safety issues.Assures patient environment safety. Removes or coordinates removal of any potential safety hazard from room and reports findings to appropriate staff members.Demonstrates safe work practice and attitude, follows safety rules, works to prevent unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participates in organizational and department safety programs.Participates in regular training and education sessions for skill and competency development.Educational/Experience Requirements:High school diploma or G.E.D.Previous experience in a hospital environment preferredPrevious clinical experience preferredPrevious direct patient care experience preferredCertification preferred (Nurse Assistant/Medical Assistant)Preferred Skills:Ability to communicate effectively with patients, visitors and staffBasic computer proficiencyKnowledge of the Epic patient recordEfficiency in multitasking and ability to prioritize simultaneous situationsWorking Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:Based on the essential functions, HR will insert the type of work performed (e.g. light, medium, heavy, etc).For the sentence in bold, please indicate if the position will or will not be exposed to blood borne-pathogens. 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.
Food Service Attendant - Senior - FT - Day
Position Objective:Maintains the computerized diet orders for the floor assigned; prints, modifies, scans, and verifies menus and diet orders. Assembles, checks, and delivers trays to ensure compliance with diet orders and department policies. Supervises the activities of patient service attendants working on their floor to ensure compliance with departmental procedures.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Oversees the activities of the food service attendants working on their floors to insure all job assignments, tasks and responsibilities are completed consistently.Verifies that scheduled staff has reported to duty, and makes adjustments to staffing pattern as needed.Trains new employees on meal service, food production, modified diets, tray assembly, delivery, and sanitation according to the orientation schedule.Monitors food service staff tray assembly for accuracy and completeness and specifically check all modified diet orders.Generate all required computer reports and document meal counts as needed; conducts patient rounds, tray error studies and other quality studies on a regular basisMonitors food service staff interaction with patients and customer service delivery.Supervises all kitchen and department activities including the cafeteria in absence of daytime Food Service Supervisor and management staff, including closing and securing area at the end of shift.Interacts with patients, in a professional manner providing a customer service example for food service staff.Responds to patient and nursing requests immediately acting as liaison between nursing and food service attendants.Insures that all floors have adequate stock in the pantries, nourishment areas and physician lounges. Monitors assigned areas for cleanliness and status of supplies and insures that they maintain perpetual readiness for regulatory inspections.Educational/Experience Requirements:The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes:Demonstrates the ability to read and write and follow written and verbal instructions.Must be available to work different shifts and weekends.Two years in food service required.One year supervisory experience desired.Required License/Certifications:NoneWorking Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.Physical Demands – HeavyHeavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Food Service Attendant - Senior - FT - Day
Position Objective:Maintains the computerized diet orders for the floor assigned; prints, modifies, scans, and verifies menus and diet orders. Assembles, checks, and delivers trays to ensure compliance with diet orders and department policies. Supervises the activities of patient service attendants working on their floor to ensure compliance with departmental procedures.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Oversees the activities of the food service attendants working on their floors to insure all job assignments, tasks and responsibilities are completed consistently.Verifies that scheduled staff has reported to duty, and makes adjustments to staffing pattern as needed.Trains new employees on meal service, food production, modified diets, tray assembly, delivery, and sanitation according to the orientation schedule.Monitors food service staff tray assembly for accuracy and completeness and specifically check all modified diet orders.Generate all required computer reports and document meal counts as needed; conducts patient rounds, tray error studies and other quality studies on a regular basisMonitors food service staff interaction with patients and customer service delivery.Supervises all kitchen and department activities including the cafeteria in absence of daytime Food Service Supervisor and management staff, including closing and securing area at the end of shift.Interacts with patients, in a professional manner providing a customer service example for food service staff.Responds to patient and nursing requests immediately acting as liaison between nursing and food service attendants.Insures that all floors have adequate stock in the pantries, nourishment areas and physician lounges. Monitors assigned areas for cleanliness and status of supplies and insures that they maintain perpetual readiness for regulatory inspections.Educational/Experience Requirements:The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes:Demonstrates the ability to read and write and follow written and verbal instructions.Must be available to work different shifts and weekends.Two years in food service required.One year supervisory experience desired.Required License/Certifications:NoneWorking Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.Physical Demands – HeavyHeavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
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It is our goal to ensure equity, increase and cultivate diversity, and inspire inclusion in a way that allows remarkable progress to occur and encourages everyone to bring their whole selves to the AAMC experience.

   

 

Employee Wellbeing:

At AAMC, we value our employees, and want them to be happy and healthy. AAMC employees enjoy the benefit of a multitude of wellbeing initiatives, including social outings, healthy cooking classes with AAMC dietitians and partnerships with educational institutions to further their education -- just to name a few things.