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

Pharmacy Technician-Certified (Inpatient) - Full-time/Rotating Day/Eve shifts and days
Position Objective:Under the direct supervision of a Maryland-licensed pharmacist and in coordination with other technicians, the Pharmacy Technician performs various support activities and duties within the Pharmacy Department by assisting in the timely preparation, packaging, distribution and delivery of medications. Delegated tasks are performed in accordance with standard written procedures, guidelines and State and Federal Regulations.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Accurately and efficiently, and with minimal supervision, performs drug distribution, medication preparation, compounding, dose calculation, and quality assurance/improvement tasks in accordance with established Departmental procedures. Incorporates practice modifications required by patient age group.Maintains knowledge and understanding of the AAMC Department of Pharmacy standard work, policies, and procedures as established during training and validated via ongoing competency assessments. This includes, but is not limited to, timely preparation of medications for pharmacist check, workflow SOPs executed within established time constraints, use of appropriate medical terms and abbreviations, patient confidentiality, and punctuality and attendance requirements. Delivers medications to appropriate locations manually, via pneumatic tube, or by refilling automated dispensing cabinets. Monitors medication storage environments outside the pharmacy for appropriate conditions and regulatory compliance. Assists with unit inspections when designated. Complies with Federal, State and Department policies for controlled substance distribution and management. Follows all procedures for utilizing Secure-Send function of the pneumatic tube system, completes controlled substance self-audit reports with follow-up, and correctly maintains all controlled substance counts and paperwork.Answers phone calls and responds to med messages courteously, follows up appropriately, and maintains a professional demeanor and appearance at all times when interacting with patients, coworkers, or other members of the healthcare team.Complies with USP797 and 800 guidelines for cleanroom environmental maintenance, education, testing, record-keeping and compounding of sterile products. Demonstrates ability to perform required mathematical calculations and conversions.Understands and effectively supports the inventory management and drug distribution technology employed by the Pharmacy. Generates and accurately interprets reports from the primary hospital information system and other computer-based technology. Demonstrates unit dose repackaging capability, in compliance with department guidelines. Minimizes drug waste. Identifies cost-saving opportunities. Communicates medication needs or observed changes in utilization patterns to those in authority.Participates in all aspects of the emergency drug supply system and specialty tray maintenance. Demonstrates ability to repackage drugs appropriately.Participates in the orientation and training of new pharmacy staff, as necessary. Provides clear and accurate instructions, demonstrates the required scope of activities, and reviews the new employee’s/or trainee’s work for accuracy, following all department guidelines. Acts as a resource and source of support for co-workers.Identifies and/or is involved with opportunities for improvement of key Hospital/Departmental initiatives (e.g. ideas, projects, task or project lead) and contributes innovative ideas for workplace improvement.Educational/Experience Requirements:The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes:High School Diploma or equivalent.Pharmacy experience in hospital or retail setting preferred.Required License/Certifications:Current registration as a Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Intern from the Maryland Board of Pharmacy; in good standing.PTCB Certified or ExCPT (National Pharmacy Technician Board 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 – 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.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision,color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Pharmacy Technician-Certified (Inpatient) - Full-time/Rotating Day/Eve shifts and days
Position Objective:Under the direct supervision of a Maryland-licensed pharmacist and in coordination with other technicians, the Pharmacy Technician performs various support activities and duties within the Pharmacy Department by assisting in the timely preparation, packaging, distribution and delivery of medications. Delegated tasks are performed in accordance with standard written procedures, guidelines and State and Federal Regulations.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Accurately and efficiently, and with minimal supervision, performs drug distribution, medication preparation, compounding, dose calculation, and quality assurance/improvement tasks in accordance with established Departmental procedures. Incorporates practice modifications required by patient age group.Maintains knowledge and understanding of the AAMC Department of Pharmacy standard work, policies, and procedures as established during training and validated via ongoing competency assessments. This includes, but is not limited to, timely preparation of medications for pharmacist check, workflow SOPs executed within established time constraints, use of appropriate medical terms and abbreviations, patient confidentiality, and punctuality and attendance requirements. Delivers medications to appropriate locations manually, via pneumatic tube, or by refilling automated dispensing cabinets. Monitors medication storage environments outside the pharmacy for appropriate conditions and regulatory compliance. Assists with unit inspections when designated. Complies with Federal, State and Department policies for controlled substance distribution and management. Follows all procedures for utilizing Secure-Send function of the pneumatic tube system, completes controlled substance self-audit reports with follow-up, and correctly maintains all controlled substance counts and paperwork.Answers phone calls and responds to med messages courteously, follows up appropriately, and maintains a professional demeanor and appearance at all times when interacting with patients, coworkers, or other members of the healthcare team.Complies with USP797 and 800 guidelines for cleanroom environmental maintenance, education, testing, record-keeping and compounding of sterile products. Demonstrates ability to perform required mathematical calculations and conversions.Understands and effectively supports the inventory management and drug distribution technology employed by the Pharmacy. Generates and accurately interprets reports from the primary hospital information system and other computer-based technology. Demonstrates unit dose repackaging capability, in compliance with department guidelines. Minimizes drug waste. Identifies cost-saving opportunities. Communicates medication needs or observed changes in utilization patterns to those in authority.Participates in all aspects of the emergency drug supply system and specialty tray maintenance. Demonstrates ability to repackage drugs appropriately.Participates in the orientation and training of new pharmacy staff, as necessary. Provides clear and accurate instructions, demonstrates the required scope of activities, and reviews the new employee’s/or trainee’s work for accuracy, following all department guidelines. Acts as a resource and source of support for co-workers.Identifies and/or is involved with opportunities for improvement of key Hospital/Departmental initiatives (e.g. ideas, projects, task or project lead) and contributes innovative ideas for workplace improvement.Educational/Experience Requirements:The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes:High School Diploma or equivalent.Pharmacy experience in hospital or retail setting preferred.Required License/Certifications:Current registration as a Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Intern from the Maryland Board of Pharmacy; in good standing.PTCB Certified or ExCPT (National Pharmacy Technician Board 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 – 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.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision,color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Physical Therapy Aide:AAMG PT-Edgewater, MD/Part-time (28 hours)/schedule varies w/rotating Sat.
Position Objective:Provides therapeutic assistance under the direct supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, and/or Speech and Language Pathologist. Also prepares and decontaminates equipment, transports patients, and maintains the environment to facilitate the delivery of outpatient rehabilitation services.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsProvides therapeutic assistance to professional staff according to departmental standards, under the direct supervision of a licensed therapist. Escorts patients to and from the department as directed by a therapist. Assists in the monitoring of patient reactions to treatment, and communicates adverse reactions immediately to appropriate person.Maintains appropriate supply inventory levels on a daily basis in the clinic. Assists with front office duties on an as needed basis.Actively participates in departmental in-service activities, and department staff meetings.Participates in and completes materials related to departmental process improvement, departmental yearly competencies, and HealthStream in a timely manner.Demonstrates a professional image/attitude towards patients, coworkers, and others. (dress code, HIPAA, schedule flexibility).Maintains CPR certification, according to departmental policies. Complies with flu and TB testing according to AAHS policies.Complies with departmental procedures for time off requests and schedule changes.Participates in other designated projects or roles under the direction of Rehabilitation Services leadership.Inspects, sterilizes, and maintains physical therapy equipment according to departmental standards and completes required documentation. (hydroculators, freezers, splint pan, paraffin, alter G shorts, etc.) Cleans therapy equipment according to departmental standards.Participates in other designated projects or roles under the direction of Outpatient Rehabilitation leadership.Educational/Experience Requirements:GED or High School DiplomaPrior experience in a healthcare field preferredRequiredLicense/Certifications:Cardiopulmonary ResuscitationWorking 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.
Physical Therapy Aide:AAMG PT-Edgewater, MD/Part-time (28 hours)/schedule varies w/rotating Sat.
Position Objective:Provides therapeutic assistance under the direct supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, and/or Speech and Language Pathologist. Also prepares and decontaminates equipment, transports patients, and maintains the environment to facilitate the delivery of outpatient rehabilitation services.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsProvides therapeutic assistance to professional staff according to departmental standards, under the direct supervision of a licensed therapist. Escorts patients to and from the department as directed by a therapist. Assists in the monitoring of patient reactions to treatment, and communicates adverse reactions immediately to appropriate person.Maintains appropriate supply inventory levels on a daily basis in the clinic. Assists with front office duties on an as needed basis.Actively participates in departmental in-service activities, and department staff meetings.Participates in and completes materials related to departmental process improvement, departmental yearly competencies, and HealthStream in a timely manner.Demonstrates a professional image/attitude towards patients, coworkers, and others. (dress code, HIPAA, schedule flexibility).Maintains CPR certification, according to departmental policies. Complies with flu and TB testing according to AAHS policies.Complies with departmental procedures for time off requests and schedule changes.Participates in other designated projects or roles under the direction of Rehabilitation Services leadership.Inspects, sterilizes, and maintains physical therapy equipment according to departmental standards and completes required documentation. (hydroculators, freezers, splint pan, paraffin, alter G shorts, etc.) Cleans therapy equipment according to departmental standards.Participates in other designated projects or roles under the direction of Outpatient Rehabilitation leadership.Educational/Experience Requirements:GED or High School DiplomaPrior experience in a healthcare field preferredRequiredLicense/Certifications:Cardiopulmonary ResuscitationWorking 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.
Orthopedic Technologist, OPA Physician Practices, Full-Time (Multiple Locations)
Position Objective:The Orthopedic Technologist works in an ambulatory setting providing assistance to Physicians/Physician Assistants and their patients. The Ortho Tech will perform a variety of duties including: rooming, educating, and helping patients during their visit. Responsibilities also include helping with minor procedures, casting/splinting, and suture/staple removal. The Ortho Tech provides stellar customer service in all patient interactions. The Ortho Tech works in a cooperative, friendly and results oriented manner with all other members of the practice staff and the Physician(s).Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Assists the Orthopedic Physician, PA/NPs with the management of fracture reduction, dislocations, and the application of casts/splints. Applies slings, ace wraps, crutches/canes, immobilizers, plaster, fiberglass and preformed splints and instructs patient in their proper care/use. Removes casts, splints and other orthopedic devices. Assists with fitting Orthotic devices when necessary. Able to obtain patient vital signs and properly document them in the patient's medical record. Responsible for accurately entering in patient’s health history as well as meet department initiatives and metrics needed within the patient’s chart. Interviews, triages and prepares patients to facilitate smooth flow. Demonstrates clinical competency and problem solving in the delivery of patient care by performing indirect and direct patient care in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Assists patients with activities of daily living if necessary. Responsible for accurately documentingPrepares equipment for and assists providers in minor office procedures, and provides other general assistance to the provider and staff as necessary. Remove sutures or staples. Applies and removes bandages and dressings. Properly disposes of medical waste. Demonstrates and educates patients on general exercises as ordered by the provider. Performs other related duties as assigned.Ensures that sufficient inventories of medical and office supplies are stocked and maintained in the office and exam rooms. Able to process the ordering of clinical supplies in accordance with practice standards.Responsible for maintaining a high level of professionalism and working to establish a positive rapport with every patient by demonstrating key components of AAMC’s Service Excellence Framework (iCare).Educational/Experience Requirements: The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes:High school diploma or GED required or documentation of graduation from an accredited training program preferred.Customer Service experience, preferred.Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology, preferred.Required License/Certifications:Cardiopulmonary ResuscitationWorking Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will 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.
Orthopedic Technologist, OPA Physician Practices, Full-Time (Multiple Locations)
Position Objective:The Orthopedic Technologist works in an ambulatory setting providing assistance to Physicians/Physician Assistants and their patients. The Ortho Tech will perform a variety of duties including: rooming, educating, and helping patients during their visit. Responsibilities also include helping with minor procedures, casting/splinting, and suture/staple removal. The Ortho Tech provides stellar customer service in all patient interactions. The Ortho Tech works in a cooperative, friendly and results oriented manner with all other members of the practice staff and the Physician(s).Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Assists the Orthopedic Physician, PA/NPs with the management of fracture reduction, dislocations, and the application of casts/splints. Applies slings, ace wraps, crutches/canes, immobilizers, plaster, fiberglass and preformed splints and instructs patient in their proper care/use. Removes casts, splints and other orthopedic devices. Assists with fitting Orthotic devices when necessary. Able to obtain patient vital signs and properly document them in the patient's medical record. Responsible for accurately entering in patient’s health history as well as meet department initiatives and metrics needed within the patient’s chart. Interviews, triages and prepares patients to facilitate smooth flow. Demonstrates clinical competency and problem solving in the delivery of patient care by performing indirect and direct patient care in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Assists patients with activities of daily living if necessary. Responsible for accurately documentingPrepares equipment for and assists providers in minor office procedures, and provides other general assistance to the provider and staff as necessary. Remove sutures or staples. Applies and removes bandages and dressings. Properly disposes of medical waste. Demonstrates and educates patients on general exercises as ordered by the provider. Performs other related duties as assigned.Ensures that sufficient inventories of medical and office supplies are stocked and maintained in the office and exam rooms. Able to process the ordering of clinical supplies in accordance with practice standards.Responsible for maintaining a high level of professionalism and working to establish a positive rapport with every patient by demonstrating key components of AAMC’s Service Excellence Framework (iCare).Educational/Experience Requirements: The minimum level of education and experience for this position includes:High school diploma or GED required or documentation of graduation from an accredited training program preferred.Customer Service experience, preferred.Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology, preferred.Required License/Certifications:Cardiopulmonary ResuscitationWorking Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will 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.