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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Health Information Technician
Position Objective:The primary responsibility of the Health Information Technician I is the accurate entry of scanned documents to the electronic health record and customer service for both internal and external customers for the Health Information Management department through incoming calls, email, and visitors to the department. The Health Information Technician is responsible for the maintenance, storage, retrieval and release of the electronic health record in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal regulatory and HIPAA requirements.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsAcquires clinical and administrative documentation for the legal medical record through daily rounds of patient care areas. Verifies receipt of hard copy patient records by comparing discharge patient list to hard copy documents received. Updates and verifies accuracy of missing charts list daily.Prepares documents for scanning according to department standard. Scans and indexes all document types to the correct patient, encounter, and document type. Performs real-time initial quality assessment on scanned records.Apply appropriate flags to records as requested in accordance with department policy.Ensures that any task started during scheduled shift is completed by end of shift or appropriate handoff is made to next shift. Seeks assistance and support when appropriate.Provides front desk and phone coverage as appropriate for scheduled shift. Demonstrated ability to utilize transcription tracking system to research reports and update status when required. Distributes incoming mail according to department standard.Records all requests for copies of medical records within the electronic health record (EHR) and provides records in electronic format whenever possible. Responds to urgent external requests for patient records for continuing care and Medicare appeals. Retrieve appropriate documentation from multiple source systems to ensure legal medical record is complete. Release of records must be compliant with Anne Arundel Health System guidelines and state and federal laws.Review and follow through on all incoming requests from patients, other healthcare providers and insurance representatives regarding information on admission and discharge dates. Request, receive and return medical records through off-site storage on line ordering system.Process/distribute provider copies of transcribed reports including Endoscopy reports.Accurately updates internal dashboards in a timely manner as requested.Educational/Experience Requirements:High school diploma or GED equivalent.Six months’ health information management experience in an electronic health record environment or RHIT/RHIA eligible preferred.Medical terminology and knowledge of Microsoft Excel (import, export, graphs, pivot tables), Word and Outlook is preferred.Previous experience in document management (preparing, scanning, indexing, quality assurance), customer communication, and regulatory requirements related to the legal medical record is preferred.Familiarity with Epic, Hyland OnBase, as well as previous data entry experience is preferred.RequiredLicense/Certifications: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 –Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Alternating periods of extended walking and sitting with computer/keyboard 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.
Health Information Technician
Position Objective:The primary responsibility of the Health Information Technician I is the accurate entry of scanned documents to the electronic health record and customer service for both internal and external customers for the Health Information Management department through incoming calls, email, and visitors to the department. The Health Information Technician is responsible for the maintenance, storage, retrieval and release of the electronic health record in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal regulatory and HIPAA requirements.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsAcquires clinical and administrative documentation for the legal medical record through daily rounds of patient care areas. Verifies receipt of hard copy patient records by comparing discharge patient list to hard copy documents received. Updates and verifies accuracy of missing charts list daily.Prepares documents for scanning according to department standard. Scans and indexes all document types to the correct patient, encounter, and document type. Performs real-time initial quality assessment on scanned records.Apply appropriate flags to records as requested in accordance with department policy.Ensures that any task started during scheduled shift is completed by end of shift or appropriate handoff is made to next shift. Seeks assistance and support when appropriate.Provides front desk and phone coverage as appropriate for scheduled shift. Demonstrated ability to utilize transcription tracking system to research reports and update status when required. Distributes incoming mail according to department standard.Records all requests for copies of medical records within the electronic health record (EHR) and provides records in electronic format whenever possible. Responds to urgent external requests for patient records for continuing care and Medicare appeals. Retrieve appropriate documentation from multiple source systems to ensure legal medical record is complete. Release of records must be compliant with Anne Arundel Health System guidelines and state and federal laws.Review and follow through on all incoming requests from patients, other healthcare providers and insurance representatives regarding information on admission and discharge dates. Request, receive and return medical records through off-site storage on line ordering system.Process/distribute provider copies of transcribed reports including Endoscopy reports.Accurately updates internal dashboards in a timely manner as requested.Educational/Experience Requirements:High school diploma or GED equivalent.Six months’ health information management experience in an electronic health record environment or RHIT/RHIA eligible preferred.Medical terminology and knowledge of Microsoft Excel (import, export, graphs, pivot tables), Word and Outlook is preferred.Previous experience in document management (preparing, scanning, indexing, quality assurance), customer communication, and regulatory requirements related to the legal medical record is preferred.Familiarity with Epic, Hyland OnBase, as well as previous data entry experience is preferred.RequiredLicense/Certifications: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 –Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Alternating periods of extended walking and sitting with computer/keyboard 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.
Treatment Assistant
Position Objective:This position is responsible for the general supervision of Pathways residents and their activities, milieu management and facilitation of group meetings. Services are delivered under supervision of a program manager or other assigned staff. Assists counseling and nursing staff with general resident care duties as needed. This individual must have a general understanding of substance use disorders and awareness that patient may have co-occurring mental health issues. Pathways provides multiple levels of care; every staff member has a role in our patients’ success. Staff may be asked to work in other areas of treatment or administration as needed. Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsProvides supervision of resident environment and activities, including setting limits and providing interventions as needed in collaboration with clinical staff.Orients new patients to Pathways treatment program, review patient rights and responsibilities individually and as a group. Assist and accompany patients during discharge processes.Transports patient to and from groups, breaks, meals, outside meetings and appointments as needed.Supervises patients during breaks and leisure activities, communicates with primary counselors to manage emergent and complex patient issues including issues arising in milieu management.Performs inventory of required treatment materials and replenishes as needed. Conducts room searches and drug testing according to shift and program standards.Maintain awareness of patient room assignments and counselor/case manager patient assignments; communicate in a timely manner with patient’s counselor or other staff as needed if issues ariseMaintains chart documentation, under supervision according to Joint Commission, COMAR and Pathways’ requirements.Attends and participates in clinical inpatient team meetings, multidisciplinary clinical staff meetings along with in-service and other assigned trainings.Facilitate weekly didactic, focus, and/or therapeutic groups as assigned and may be responsible for group coverage due to vacancy or absence. Work collaboratively with patient and multi-disciplinary teams, under supervision, to provide care to each patient based on their unique needs, strengths, values and preferences.Educational/Experience Requirements:High School diploma.Ability to work flexible hours.Work experience in behavioral health care or personal recovery experience preferredRequired License/Certifications:Valid Maryland driver's license and a driving record with no more than two (2) points.Current American Health Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR certification within 30 days 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 – Heavy DutyThe 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.
Treatment Assistant
Position Objective:This position is responsible for the general supervision of Pathways residents and their activities, milieu management and facilitation of group meetings. Services are delivered under supervision of a program manager or other assigned staff. Assists counseling and nursing staff with general resident care duties as needed. This individual must have a general understanding of substance use disorders and awareness that patient may have co-occurring mental health issues. Pathways provides multiple levels of care; every staff member has a role in our patients’ success. Staff may be asked to work in other areas of treatment or administration as needed. Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsProvides supervision of resident environment and activities, including setting limits and providing interventions as needed in collaboration with clinical staff.Orients new patients to Pathways treatment program, review patient rights and responsibilities individually and as a group. Assist and accompany patients during discharge processes.Transports patient to and from groups, breaks, meals, outside meetings and appointments as needed.Supervises patients during breaks and leisure activities, communicates with primary counselors to manage emergent and complex patient issues including issues arising in milieu management.Performs inventory of required treatment materials and replenishes as needed. Conducts room searches and drug testing according to shift and program standards.Maintain awareness of patient room assignments and counselor/case manager patient assignments; communicate in a timely manner with patient’s counselor or other staff as needed if issues ariseMaintains chart documentation, under supervision according to Joint Commission, COMAR and Pathways’ requirements.Attends and participates in clinical inpatient team meetings, multidisciplinary clinical staff meetings along with in-service and other assigned trainings.Facilitate weekly didactic, focus, and/or therapeutic groups as assigned and may be responsible for group coverage due to vacancy or absence. Work collaboratively with patient and multi-disciplinary teams, under supervision, to provide care to each patient based on their unique needs, strengths, values and preferences.Educational/Experience Requirements:High School diploma.Ability to work flexible hours.Work experience in behavioral health care or personal recovery experience preferredRequired License/Certifications:Valid Maryland driver's license and a driving record with no more than two (2) points.Current American Health Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR certification within 30 days 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 – Heavy DutyThe 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 - Mother Baby Unit
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 Duty 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 - Mother Baby Unit
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 Duty 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.