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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At AAMC, Diversity inspires inclusion, and inclusion includes you! 

 

 

Our value and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is the core value embedded throughout the fabric of the AAMC healthcare system. We recognize, celebrate, promote and embrace these values of service excellence in every encounter with our patients and families, employees, suppliers, and communities.

 

- Tamiko L. Stanley, Head Of Diversity & Inclusion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Featured Jobs

Patient Care Technician - Acute Care for Elderly Unit (ACE) - Day Shift
Position Objective:Contributes to the provision of high-quality, cost-effective health care through the direct care of patients and in collaboration with other members of the health care team. Understands self-motivation in performing basic nursing care. Participates in the team nursing concept, completing tasks as delegated by the assigned nurse.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsProvides direct care to patients with special attention to personal hygiene in daily morning and bedtime care and comfort. Initiates and maintains all types of safety measures and comfort care to patients.Assists with admission of patients by greeting and performing initial weight measurement, vital signs, disrobing as necessary and orientation of patient to room and equipment.Prioritizes discharge of patients by assisting with dressing, gathering belongings and transport if necessary to lobby; removes equipment and supplies from room for environmental staff cleaning.Participates in patient care, vital signs, intake and output and other data collection and records according to policy and procedure; obtains specimens as requested using approved procedure. Assists patients with mobilization and/or positioning as ordered by physician or unit protocol.Recognizes and reports pain, patient complaint or obvious change in patient condition to assigned nurse.Participates in the orientation of new staff acting as mentor when necessary and requested.Transports medications, as necessary during the usual course of transporting patients within the institution, in keeping with policy and procedure regarding medication security. Ensures that medication is delivered to persons authorized to handle medication according to AAMC policy.Maintains adequate levels of supplies and equipment on the unit.Transports patients in accordance with established safety policies.Processes written medical staff orders in accordance with established policy and procedure; communicating STAT or urgent orders to the care provider.Educational/Experience Requirements:High School Diploma or GEDOne year of experience as a CNA in acute care setting preferred.If serving as a bilingual/multilingual interpreter, certification in Medical Interpretation is required to perform the duties of a qualified interpreterRequired License/Certifications:Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)American Heart Association HealthCare Provider BLSWorking Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.Physical Demands -Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Patient Care Technician - Acute Care for Elderly Unit (ACE) - Day Shift
Position Objective:Contributes to the provision of high-quality, cost-effective health care through the direct care of patients and in collaboration with other members of the health care team. Understands self-motivation in performing basic nursing care. Participates in the team nursing concept, completing tasks as delegated by the assigned nurse.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsProvides direct care to patients with special attention to personal hygiene in daily morning and bedtime care and comfort. Initiates and maintains all types of safety measures and comfort care to patients.Assists with admission of patients by greeting and performing initial weight measurement, vital signs, disrobing as necessary and orientation of patient to room and equipment.Prioritizes discharge of patients by assisting with dressing, gathering belongings and transport if necessary to lobby; removes equipment and supplies from room for environmental staff cleaning.Participates in patient care, vital signs, intake and output and other data collection and records according to policy and procedure; obtains specimens as requested using approved procedure. Assists patients with mobilization and/or positioning as ordered by physician or unit protocol.Recognizes and reports pain, patient complaint or obvious change in patient condition to assigned nurse.Participates in the orientation of new staff acting as mentor when necessary and requested.Transports medications, as necessary during the usual course of transporting patients within the institution, in keeping with policy and procedure regarding medication security. Ensures that medication is delivered to persons authorized to handle medication according to AAMC policy.Maintains adequate levels of supplies and equipment on the unit.Transports patients in accordance with established safety policies.Processes written medical staff orders in accordance with established policy and procedure; communicating STAT or urgent orders to the care provider.Educational/Experience Requirements:High School Diploma or GEDOne year of experience as a CNA in acute care setting preferred.If serving as a bilingual/multilingual interpreter, certification in Medical Interpretation is required to perform the duties of a qualified interpreterRequired License/Certifications:Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)American Heart Association HealthCare Provider BLSWorking Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.Physical Demands -Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
MRI Technologist - AADI, PRN (Multiple Locations)
PositPosition Objective:Performs routine and complex MRI procedures in accordance with established safety and quality standards and the special needs of patients.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsProcesses MRI scan sequences; verifies demographics and technical information; checks technical quality of images.Participates as a member of a specialized medical team in performing specialized MRI scans of various organs and in preparing patients for specific procedures. Reviews pathology, surgical, and other reports to monitor patient progress and provide a means for evaluating the accuracy of MRI examinations.Constantly assess patients' condition and administers first aid as required; assists physicians in cases of adverse reactions or emergencies.Confers with Supervisor to recommend changes, report problems and provide feedback to improve patient care, technical quality and clerical functions.Monitors equipment performance and reports problems to the Manager; records malfunctions as required.Educational/Experience Requirements:Successful completion of a two-year radiological technology program in AMA approved educational institution and certification in diagnostic radiography by American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) may be required.Successful completion of a one year program in MRI Technology or 18 months on the job training if ARRT registration is not obtained.Successful completion of cross training program within established guidelines specified.RequiredLicense/Certifications:Current State of Maryland licensureAmerican Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLSWorking Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.Physical Demands -Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
MRI Technologist - AADI, PRN (Multiple Locations)
PositPosition Objective:Performs routine and complex MRI procedures in accordance with established safety and quality standards and the special needs of patients.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsProcesses MRI scan sequences; verifies demographics and technical information; checks technical quality of images.Participates as a member of a specialized medical team in performing specialized MRI scans of various organs and in preparing patients for specific procedures. Reviews pathology, surgical, and other reports to monitor patient progress and provide a means for evaluating the accuracy of MRI examinations.Constantly assess patients' condition and administers first aid as required; assists physicians in cases of adverse reactions or emergencies.Confers with Supervisor to recommend changes, report problems and provide feedback to improve patient care, technical quality and clerical functions.Monitors equipment performance and reports problems to the Manager; records malfunctions as required.Educational/Experience Requirements:Successful completion of a two-year radiological technology program in AMA approved educational institution and certification in diagnostic radiography by American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) may be required.Successful completion of a one year program in MRI Technology or 18 months on the job training if ARRT registration is not obtained.Successful completion of cross training program within established guidelines specified.RequiredLicense/Certifications:Current State of Maryland licensureAmerican Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLSWorking Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.Physical Demands -Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Pharmacy Technician (Clatanoff) - PRN/Contingent / Rotating Day/Evening shifts and days
Position Objective:Under the direct supervision of a Maryland-licensed pharmacist and in coordination with other technicians, the Senior Pharmacy Technician is responsible for various support activities and duties within the Pharmacy Department by assisting in the timely preparation, packaging, distribution and delivery of medications; as well as, oversight of supportive operations and resources. The Sr. Pharmacy technicians function in accordance with standard written procedures, guidelines and state and federal regulations. The major job responsibilities of this position are: drug distribution, technician leadership, customer service, quality improvement, orientation and training, and projects.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Obtains and maintains appropriate knowledge and understanding of the AAMC Department of Pharmacy processes, policies and procedures as outlined during initial training and ongoing competency assessments with emphasis on hazardous medication handling.Follows guidelines the ensure proper compliance with regulatory guidelines designed to ensure safe and accurate preparation of sterile pharmaceutical compounds (e.g. USPPerforms evaluation of upcoming treatments and orders medications from supplies to maintain predominantly a “just-in-time” inventoryFills/compounds medication labels and packages medications in a timely fashion for final check by a pharmacist, and assures delivery via designated hospital system to appropriate location;Uses appropriate pharmaceutical-medical terms, abbreviations, and symbols common to pharmacy practice.Answers phone calls courteously and follows up appropriately.Carries out the calculations required for the usual dosage determinations and solutionsPerforms the essential functions relating to inventory management; communicating medication needs and/or changes in utilization patterns.Participates in the orientation and training of pharmacy staff, as necessary. Provides clear and accurate instructions, demonstrates the required scope of activities, and reviews the new employees/or trainees work for accuracy, following all department guidelines. Acts as a resource for all new employees; helps co-workers.Identifies and/or involved with opportunities for improvement or key Departmental initiatives (i.e. ideas, expense reduction, projects, task or project lead) and participates in at least one departmental or interdepartmental committee or performance improvement project using LEAN principles annually. Participation in one leadership development class annually. Identifies and/or involved with opportunities for improvement or key Departmental initiatives (i.e. ideas, projects, task or project lead).Educational/Experience Requirements:The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes:High School Diploma or equivalent.Two years’ experience as a pharmacy technician.Understands Pharmacy Regulations pertaining to delegated pharmacist tasks.Able to apply knowledge and skills to the AAMC hospital-practice setting; able to work well with others (teamwork), able to perform tasks according to established procedures, accurately and efficiently; attentive to addressing customer service needs; able to process/trouble-shoot inquiries from other departments and assumes responsibility for assigned tasks.Possess abilities and a thorough knowledge base, understanding, and level of proficiency to assure adherence to standard procedures applicable to pharmacy services in the hospital setting.Keyboard skills and math proficiency with metric calculations are required.Computer Skills required; proficiency in navigating the Microsoft Windows PC environment; ability to learn Hospital/Pharmacy PC applications.Basic math skills to calculate doses (solids and liquids), concentrations, and compounding calculations.Knowledge of medications, trade/generic name, dosage forms and usual doses of the top 100 meds; ability to learn or look-up information about trade/generic names, dosage forms and usual doses of meds contained on AAMC Formulary.Able to communicate effectively, speak, write and comprehend English.Able to work cooperatively with hospital and pharmacy staff in order to meet Departmental and Hospital objectives.Able to adapt to and handle frequent interruptions and changes in workload and work schedule to meet patient care needs.Pharmacy Services. Prior IV admixture experience.Required License/Certifications:Current Technician or Pharmacy Student Registration from the Maryland Board of Pharmacy; in good standing.National Pharmacy Technician Board Certification (PTC-B). Previous experience/competency in Hospital or Infusion. Preferred Qualifications:Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.Physical Demands – MediumMedium 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.
Pharmacy Technician (Clatanoff) - PRN/Contingent / Rotating Day/Evening shifts and days
Position Objective:Under the direct supervision of a Maryland-licensed pharmacist and in coordination with other technicians, the Senior Pharmacy Technician is responsible for various support activities and duties within the Pharmacy Department by assisting in the timely preparation, packaging, distribution and delivery of medications; as well as, oversight of supportive operations and resources. The Sr. Pharmacy technicians function in accordance with standard written procedures, guidelines and state and federal regulations. The major job responsibilities of this position are: drug distribution, technician leadership, customer service, quality improvement, orientation and training, and projects.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Obtains and maintains appropriate knowledge and understanding of the AAMC Department of Pharmacy processes, policies and procedures as outlined during initial training and ongoing competency assessments with emphasis on hazardous medication handling.Follows guidelines the ensure proper compliance with regulatory guidelines designed to ensure safe and accurate preparation of sterile pharmaceutical compounds (e.g. USPPerforms evaluation of upcoming treatments and orders medications from supplies to maintain predominantly a “just-in-time” inventoryFills/compounds medication labels and packages medications in a timely fashion for final check by a pharmacist, and assures delivery via designated hospital system to appropriate location;Uses appropriate pharmaceutical-medical terms, abbreviations, and symbols common to pharmacy practice.Answers phone calls courteously and follows up appropriately.Carries out the calculations required for the usual dosage determinations and solutionsPerforms the essential functions relating to inventory management; communicating medication needs and/or changes in utilization patterns.Participates in the orientation and training of pharmacy staff, as necessary. Provides clear and accurate instructions, demonstrates the required scope of activities, and reviews the new employees/or trainees work for accuracy, following all department guidelines. Acts as a resource for all new employees; helps co-workers.Identifies and/or involved with opportunities for improvement or key Departmental initiatives (i.e. ideas, expense reduction, projects, task or project lead) and participates in at least one departmental or interdepartmental committee or performance improvement project using LEAN principles annually. Participation in one leadership development class annually. Identifies and/or involved with opportunities for improvement or key Departmental initiatives (i.e. ideas, projects, task or project lead).Educational/Experience Requirements:The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes:High School Diploma or equivalent.Two years’ experience as a pharmacy technician.Understands Pharmacy Regulations pertaining to delegated pharmacist tasks.Able to apply knowledge and skills to the AAMC hospital-practice setting; able to work well with others (teamwork), able to perform tasks according to established procedures, accurately and efficiently; attentive to addressing customer service needs; able to process/trouble-shoot inquiries from other departments and assumes responsibility for assigned tasks.Possess abilities and a thorough knowledge base, understanding, and level of proficiency to assure adherence to standard procedures applicable to pharmacy services in the hospital setting.Keyboard skills and math proficiency with metric calculations are required.Computer Skills required; proficiency in navigating the Microsoft Windows PC environment; ability to learn Hospital/Pharmacy PC applications.Basic math skills to calculate doses (solids and liquids), concentrations, and compounding calculations.Knowledge of medications, trade/generic name, dosage forms and usual doses of the top 100 meds; ability to learn or look-up information about trade/generic names, dosage forms and usual doses of meds contained on AAMC Formulary.Able to communicate effectively, speak, write and comprehend English.Able to work cooperatively with hospital and pharmacy staff in order to meet Departmental and Hospital objectives.Able to adapt to and handle frequent interruptions and changes in workload and work schedule to meet patient care needs.Pharmacy Services. Prior IV admixture experience.Required License/Certifications:Current Technician or Pharmacy Student Registration from the Maryland Board of Pharmacy; in good standing.National Pharmacy Technician Board Certification (PTC-B). Previous experience/competency in Hospital or Infusion. Preferred Qualifications:Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.Physical Demands – MediumMedium 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.
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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.