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

Staff Nurse - Oncology - FT Night
Position Objective:Contributes to the provision of high-quality, cost-effective healthcare as a provider of direct and indirect patient care and by effective of the health care team. Functions as a competent member of the health care team.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.1.  Clinical Decision Making/JudgmentDemonstrates clinical nursing knowledge and skill in the specialization of the unit.Demonstrates the ability to apply the nursing process effectively in the care of culturally diverse patients and families. Demonstrates the ability to utilize all applicable laws, policies, standards, guidelines and evidence-based practice in the provision of patient/family care.Organizes and reprioritizes patient care activities based on subtle and overt and/or environmental changes.Consistently and thoroughly assesses patients to collect data and identify learning needs according to established standards and policies.Utilizes a systematic, continuous and complete analysis of assessment data to develop individualized problem lists for assigned patients.Develops and individualizes a plan of care for each patient in accordance with established standards, appropriate prioritization of problems/needs, and mutually agreed upon goals.Efficiently implements the patient's plan of care in accordance with applicable standards, policies, procedures and guidelines.Demonstrates proficiency in medication administration, pain management and other unit or initiative specific skills.Continuously evaluates the effectiveness of the plan(s) of care, making revisions and recommendations based on analysis of patient responses to interventions.2.  Nurse-Patient Family RelationshipsDemonstrates the ability to assess the patient's/family's learning needs, readiness to learn, learning style, and presence of barriers to learning.Demonstrates the ability to develop, implement and evaluate teaching plans for patient populations in unit specialty in accordance with applicable standards.Demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge of growth and development across the life span to the care of patients.Provides direct patient care to patients and families in a culturally, developmentally and ethically appropriate manner.Plans of care address the physical, psychosocial, spiritual and learning needs of the patient/family.3.  Clinical ScholarshipParticipates in QI, CPI and risk management activities at the unit, department or organizational level.Demonstrates the ability to effectively perform and improve all processes in order to achieve excellence with regard to AAMC's quality standards and benchmarks.Supports the use of evidence based guidelines and organizational policies and procedures to promote safe patient care and a safe practice environment.4.  Clinical LeadershipParticipates in unit shared governance according to departmental standards.Participates in the education and orientation of new staff.Delegates patient care activities as appropriate; evaluates delegated activities for expected patient care outcomes.Employs real time computer documentation when completing patient record.Educational/Experience Requirements:Graduate of an accredited school of nursingAdherence to the credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws.Required License/Certifications:Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board of Nursing.CPR - American Heart Association Healthcare Provider certificationACLS - Required within one year of employment at AAMCWorking Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.Physical Demands - Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position.  This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Staff Nurse - Oncology - FT Night
Position Objective:Contributes to the provision of high-quality, cost-effective healthcare as a provider of direct and indirect patient care and by effective of the health care team. Functions as a competent member of the health care team.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.1.  Clinical Decision Making/JudgmentDemonstrates clinical nursing knowledge and skill in the specialization of the unit.Demonstrates the ability to apply the nursing process effectively in the care of culturally diverse patients and families. Demonstrates the ability to utilize all applicable laws, policies, standards, guidelines and evidence-based practice in the provision of patient/family care.Organizes and reprioritizes patient care activities based on subtle and overt and/or environmental changes.Consistently and thoroughly assesses patients to collect data and identify learning needs according to established standards and policies.Utilizes a systematic, continuous and complete analysis of assessment data to develop individualized problem lists for assigned patients.Develops and individualizes a plan of care for each patient in accordance with established standards, appropriate prioritization of problems/needs, and mutually agreed upon goals.Efficiently implements the patient's plan of care in accordance with applicable standards, policies, procedures and guidelines.Demonstrates proficiency in medication administration, pain management and other unit or initiative specific skills.Continuously evaluates the effectiveness of the plan(s) of care, making revisions and recommendations based on analysis of patient responses to interventions.2.  Nurse-Patient Family RelationshipsDemonstrates the ability to assess the patient's/family's learning needs, readiness to learn, learning style, and presence of barriers to learning.Demonstrates the ability to develop, implement and evaluate teaching plans for patient populations in unit specialty in accordance with applicable standards.Demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge of growth and development across the life span to the care of patients.Provides direct patient care to patients and families in a culturally, developmentally and ethically appropriate manner.Plans of care address the physical, psychosocial, spiritual and learning needs of the patient/family.3.  Clinical ScholarshipParticipates in QI, CPI and risk management activities at the unit, department or organizational level.Demonstrates the ability to effectively perform and improve all processes in order to achieve excellence with regard to AAMC's quality standards and benchmarks.Supports the use of evidence based guidelines and organizational policies and procedures to promote safe patient care and a safe practice environment.4.  Clinical LeadershipParticipates in unit shared governance according to departmental standards.Participates in the education and orientation of new staff.Delegates patient care activities as appropriate; evaluates delegated activities for expected patient care outcomes.Employs real time computer documentation when completing patient record.Educational/Experience Requirements:Graduate of an accredited school of nursingAdherence to the credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws.Required License/Certifications:Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Maryland Board of Nursing.CPR - American Heart Association Healthcare Provider certificationACLS - Required within one year of employment at AAMCWorking Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.Physical Demands - Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position.  This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Infusion Therapy Nurse - OP Infusion - PRN
Position Objective:Deliver quality professional nursing care as an expert nurse clinician through evidence-based oncology nursing practice. This practice is accomplished through demonstration of clinical competence, knowledge and understanding of ambulatory and oncology nursing standards and practice in ambulatory infusion and oncology nursing practices. The delivery of care will be consistent with guidelines established in the Nurse Practice Act, the Oncology Nursing Society and the nursing standards of AAMC. The nursing care will be high quality, timely, and directed at meeting or exceeding the needs of patients and internal/external customers. Open communication, high professional standards, and a spirit of inquiry are essential in the care delivery.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Delivers evidenced based nursing care consistent with the standards of AAMC, Oncology Nursing and the intravenous nursing standards of care. Responsible for the safe and efficient, administration of biotherapy, chemotherapy, blood transfusions, and other related infusions services. Demonstrates proficiency and competency in use maintenance and troubleshooting of all types of venous access devices and serves as a nurse expert to support care in other departments as requested. Utilizes information technology according to established processes at AAMC to advance care coordination and communication. Uses evidence based guidelines and demonstrates competency for the care of duties according to established standards for age groups late childhood through geriatric.Provides education for patients and family members related to biotherapy, chemotherapy or related infusions, services, expected toxicities and interventions. Uses SBAR communication tools for documentation of all patient interactions both in person and by telephone consultation via the paper or electronic record to maintain communication with the care team. Acts as a resource and consultant for patients and families, and assists in referrals when necessary for both internal and external resources Social Work, Nutrition, Case Management, Financial Coordinators, Nurse Navigators, Home Health, Hospice, Physical Therapy, Wound Care.Responds to inquiries from physicians, nurses, patients and families in established time frames to promote improvement of clinical outcomes and efficiency. Demonstrates competency and continually enhances the practice of oncology nursing and infusion/intravenous therapy by seeking educational opportunities either self-initiated or through formal AAMC Nursing or professional society sponsored education.Presents and participates in nursing rounds, case presentations or nursing committees to maintain and share knowledge of ambulatory oncology practice.Collaborates with and participates in the care of research patients in the identification, education, and documentation and compliance of patients on clinical trials and protocols. Collaborates with leadership including Medical Director, Pharmacy Manger/Director and Nurse Director, in the development and implementation and monitoring of quality/performance and outcomes, improvement activities aimed at continually improving patient outcomes.Actively supports and participates in patient and employee satisfaction programs and activities seeking enhanced outcomes. Nb Develops educational materials and programs to support nurse, patient and family education.Participates in the development of evidenced based nursing practice with the Nurse Practice Council and the other shared leadership councils of AAMC Nursing. Participates as an active member of the AAMC Nursing Strategic Planning Committee. Participates in local, regional and national oncology nursing programs to advance the practice of nursing and delivery of care.Demonstrates cultural competency and sensitivity to caring for multicultural populations.Serves as a mentor, consultant, or preceptor to students, new graduates or RNs new to Oncology nursing.Demonstrates the ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.Educational/Experience Requirements:If serving as a bilingual/multilingual interpreter, certification in Medical Interpretation is required to perform the duties of a qualified interpreter.Minimum of two years nursing experience.Oncology experience preferred.Required to complete and pass the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Course within the following time frame: Experienced registered nurses (>1 year of experience) within 6 months of hire or Nurses (< 1 year of experience) within 12 months of hireRNs will be required to renew the ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy card every 24 months and or per requirements of ONS.Associate Degree in Nursing.Required License/Certifications:CPR- American Heart Association Health Care Provider.Oncology Nursing Certification is highly recommended when eligibility criteria is met.Licensed as Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland.Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will or will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.Physical Demands - Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position.  This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Infusion Therapy Nurse - OP Infusion - PRN
Position Objective:Deliver quality professional nursing care as an expert nurse clinician through evidence-based oncology nursing practice. This practice is accomplished through demonstration of clinical competence, knowledge and understanding of ambulatory and oncology nursing standards and practice in ambulatory infusion and oncology nursing practices. The delivery of care will be consistent with guidelines established in the Nurse Practice Act, the Oncology Nursing Society and the nursing standards of AAMC. The nursing care will be high quality, timely, and directed at meeting or exceeding the needs of patients and internal/external customers. Open communication, high professional standards, and a spirit of inquiry are essential in the care delivery.Essential Job Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Delivers evidenced based nursing care consistent with the standards of AAMC, Oncology Nursing and the intravenous nursing standards of care. Responsible for the safe and efficient, administration of biotherapy, chemotherapy, blood transfusions, and other related infusions services. Demonstrates proficiency and competency in use maintenance and troubleshooting of all types of venous access devices and serves as a nurse expert to support care in other departments as requested. Utilizes information technology according to established processes at AAMC to advance care coordination and communication. Uses evidence based guidelines and demonstrates competency for the care of duties according to established standards for age groups late childhood through geriatric.Provides education for patients and family members related to biotherapy, chemotherapy or related infusions, services, expected toxicities and interventions. Uses SBAR communication tools for documentation of all patient interactions both in person and by telephone consultation via the paper or electronic record to maintain communication with the care team. Acts as a resource and consultant for patients and families, and assists in referrals when necessary for both internal and external resources Social Work, Nutrition, Case Management, Financial Coordinators, Nurse Navigators, Home Health, Hospice, Physical Therapy, Wound Care.Responds to inquiries from physicians, nurses, patients and families in established time frames to promote improvement of clinical outcomes and efficiency. Demonstrates competency and continually enhances the practice of oncology nursing and infusion/intravenous therapy by seeking educational opportunities either self-initiated or through formal AAMC Nursing or professional society sponsored education.Presents and participates in nursing rounds, case presentations or nursing committees to maintain and share knowledge of ambulatory oncology practice.Collaborates with and participates in the care of research patients in the identification, education, and documentation and compliance of patients on clinical trials and protocols. Collaborates with leadership including Medical Director, Pharmacy Manger/Director and Nurse Director, in the development and implementation and monitoring of quality/performance and outcomes, improvement activities aimed at continually improving patient outcomes.Actively supports and participates in patient and employee satisfaction programs and activities seeking enhanced outcomes. Nb Develops educational materials and programs to support nurse, patient and family education.Participates in the development of evidenced based nursing practice with the Nurse Practice Council and the other shared leadership councils of AAMC Nursing. Participates as an active member of the AAMC Nursing Strategic Planning Committee. Participates in local, regional and national oncology nursing programs to advance the practice of nursing and delivery of care.Demonstrates cultural competency and sensitivity to caring for multicultural populations.Serves as a mentor, consultant, or preceptor to students, new graduates or RNs new to Oncology nursing.Demonstrates the ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.Educational/Experience Requirements:If serving as a bilingual/multilingual interpreter, certification in Medical Interpretation is required to perform the duties of a qualified interpreter.Minimum of two years nursing experience.Oncology experience preferred.Required to complete and pass the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Course within the following time frame: Experienced registered nurses (>1 year of experience) within 6 months of hire or Nurses (< 1 year of experience) within 12 months of hireRNs will be required to renew the ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy card every 24 months and or per requirements of ONS.Associate Degree in Nursing.Required License/Certifications:CPR- American Heart Association Health Care Provider.Oncology Nursing Certification is highly recommended when eligibility criteria is met.Licensed as Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland.Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will or will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.Physical Demands - Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position.  This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.
Staff Nurse - Flex - Women's & Children's - PT Night
Contribute to the provisions of high-quality, cost-effective healthcare as a provider of direct and indirect patient care and by effective collaboration with other members of the health care team. Functions as a competent member of the health care team.Demonstrates clinical nursing knowledge and skill in the specialization of the unit as a flex nurse.Demonstrates the ability to apply the nursing process effectively in the care of culturally diverse patients and families. Demonstrates the ability to utilize all applicable laws, policies, standards, guidelines and evidence-based practice in the provision of patient/family care.Organizes and reprioritizes patient care activities based on subtle and overt and/or environmental changes.Consistently and thoroughly assesses patients to collect data and identify learning needs according to established standards and policies.Utilizes a systematic, continuous and complete analysis of assessment data to develop individualized problem lists for assigned patients.Develops and individualizes a plan of care for each patient in accordance with established standards, appropriate prioritization of problems/needs, and mutually agreed upon goals.Efficiently implements the patients plan of care in accordance with applicable standards, policies, procedures and guidelines. Demonstrates proficiency in medication administration, pain management and other unit or initiative specific skills.Continuously evaluates the effectiveness of the plan (s) of care, making revisions and recommendations based on analysis of patient responses to interventions.Nurse-Patient Family RelationshipsDemonstrates the ability to assess the patients/familys learning needs, readiness to learn, learning style, and presence of barriers to learning. Demonstrates the ability to develop, implement and evaluate teaching plans for patient populations in unit specialty in accordance with applicable standards.Demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge of growth and development across the life span to the care of patients.Provides direct patient care to patients and families in a culturally, developmentally and ethically appropriate manner.Plans of care address the physical, psychosocial, spiritual and leaning needs of the patient/family.Clinical ScholarshipParticipates in QI, CPI and risk management activities at the unit, department or organizational level.Demonstrates the ability to effectively perform and improve all processes in order to achieve excellence with regard to AAMSs quality standards and benchmarks.Supports the use of evidence based guidelines and organizational policies and procedures to promote safe patient care and a safe practice environment.Clinical LeadershipParticipates in unit shared governance according to departmental standards.Delegates patient care activities as appropriate; evaluates delegated activities for expected patient care outcomes.Employs real time computer documentation when completing patient record.Required Qualifications: NRP certification within one year of hire. Adherence to credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws.
Staff Nurse - Flex - Women's & Children's - PT Night
Contribute to the provisions of high-quality, cost-effective healthcare as a provider of direct and indirect patient care and by effective collaboration with other members of the health care team. Functions as a competent member of the health care team.Demonstrates clinical nursing knowledge and skill in the specialization of the unit as a flex nurse.Demonstrates the ability to apply the nursing process effectively in the care of culturally diverse patients and families. Demonstrates the ability to utilize all applicable laws, policies, standards, guidelines and evidence-based practice in the provision of patient/family care.Organizes and reprioritizes patient care activities based on subtle and overt and/or environmental changes.Consistently and thoroughly assesses patients to collect data and identify learning needs according to established standards and policies.Utilizes a systematic, continuous and complete analysis of assessment data to develop individualized problem lists for assigned patients.Develops and individualizes a plan of care for each patient in accordance with established standards, appropriate prioritization of problems/needs, and mutually agreed upon goals.Efficiently implements the patients plan of care in accordance with applicable standards, policies, procedures and guidelines. Demonstrates proficiency in medication administration, pain management and other unit or initiative specific skills.Continuously evaluates the effectiveness of the plan (s) of care, making revisions and recommendations based on analysis of patient responses to interventions.Nurse-Patient Family RelationshipsDemonstrates the ability to assess the patients/familys learning needs, readiness to learn, learning style, and presence of barriers to learning. Demonstrates the ability to develop, implement and evaluate teaching plans for patient populations in unit specialty in accordance with applicable standards.Demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge of growth and development across the life span to the care of patients.Provides direct patient care to patients and families in a culturally, developmentally and ethically appropriate manner.Plans of care address the physical, psychosocial, spiritual and leaning needs of the patient/family.Clinical ScholarshipParticipates in QI, CPI and risk management activities at the unit, department or organizational level.Demonstrates the ability to effectively perform and improve all processes in order to achieve excellence with regard to AAMSs quality standards and benchmarks.Supports the use of evidence based guidelines and organizational policies and procedures to promote safe patient care and a safe practice environment.Clinical LeadershipParticipates in unit shared governance according to departmental standards.Delegates patient care activities as appropriate; evaluates delegated activities for expected patient care outcomes.Employs real time computer documentation when completing patient record.Required Qualifications: NRP certification within one year of hire. Adherence to credentialing requirements of AAMC as stated in the nursing bylaws.
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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.