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Fort Washington Medical Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

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Emergency Department- Lead Charge Nurse
Department: Emergency
Category: Nursing
Date Posted: 08/21/2019
Status: Full Time
Under the supervision and in collaboration with the Director, The Lead Charge Nurse is a designated clinical leader for a patient care area who works to plan and coordinate care at the service/department level. The Lead Charge Nurse provides for and utilizes staff appropriately, ensuring to match assignments with patient care needs and competencies; is accountable for cost effective decision-making regarding utilization of resources, (i.e., human resources, patient care environment, supplies, etc.) and day-to-day clinical decision making; participates In the development of patient care standards; facilitates staff orientation and continuing education; participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of the quality improvement plan; and maintains a clinical environment that demonstrates service excellence. The Lead Charge Nurse functions as a professional role model and resource person, supporting the mission of Fort Washington Medical Center and Nexus Health. The Lead Charge Nurse assesses the competency of staff and the level of clinical expertise needed to provide excellence in patient care. The Lead Charge Nurse makes decisions that reflect consideration of patient census, acuity, staff mix, staff's level of clinical competence, and unit standards, taking patient assignments as deemed necessary.
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Emergency Department Director
Department: Emergency
Category: Management
Date Posted: 08/30/2019
Status: Full Time
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Admissions/Discharge Nurse--Medical Surgical Nurse
Department: Medical-Surgical
Category: Nursing
Date Posted: 09/05/2019
Status: Full Time
Review admissions pack; ensures the processing of admissions and discharges· Ensure the initial admission Nursing database are completed in a timely manner· Processes admissions and discharges to maintain a full census· Coordinates patient discharge with patient’s nurse· Provides support to clinical nurses, patients and other team members to expedite patients admission and discharges· Assists Nursing staff in completing discharge tasks· Responsible for collection of data and recommendation of process improvement based on data collection for the discharge process improvement.· Uses metrics to evaluate discharge process effectiveness.· Tracks data on discharge time, length of stay, barriers to timely discharge and patient satisfaction with the discharge process and report to the directors.· Document when discharge paper had been printed (discharge summary, patient education,etc.) is ready and provide information to the patient’s nurse.· Ensures patients receive substantial instructions for continuing care· Supports the clinical nurses by coordinating discharge activities, serving as a liaison to other team members and ensuring that all aspects of discharge are complete for patients and families. (The regularly assigned nurse still works with the patient to plan for discharge and provides necessary support, but the discharge nurse assists in the process).
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Patient Financial Counselor
Department: Patient Accounts
Category: Administrative and Support Services
Date Posted: 10/25/2019
Status: Full Time
The Patient Financial Counselor provides an assessment to determine if patients will potentially qualify for State Medicaid or Charity/Free Care. The Patient Financial Counselor will follow hospital’s financial assistance Policy for evaluation of charity eligibility based on Federal Poverty Guideline. The Patient Financial Counselor will also follow up with State worker for Medicaid Application Status and update accounts regularly on application status.
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Public Relations/Marketing Specialist
Department: Communications
Category: Administrative and Support Services
Date Posted: 11/08/2019
Status: Full Time
The Specialist will work with the Director of PR & Marketing and internal teams to develop strategic and cost-effective public relations and marketing strategies to support the business goals of the hospital, develop marketing materials for target audiences (potential patients, physicians, case managers, etc.), manage strategic internal communications to include the employee newsletter and other strategic messages to staff and physicians, manage and update content and information on the hospital website in order to promote the entities and their services to potential customers, work with the Director of PR & Marketing to identify and coordinate participation in strategic events that support marketing and business objectives, assist the Director of PR & Marketing in managing the annual marketing budgets, coordinate and manage all public relations and marketing photo shoots and video shoots, work with leadership teams to identify success stories for use in promoting the entity and its services as well as work with media for stories highlighting services. This position may periodically require work at events in the evenings and/or weekends.
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Medical Technologist
Department: Laboratory
Category: Allied Health
Date Posted: 11/08/2019
Status: Part Time
The MT/MLT (“Tech”) is responsible for collecting, accessioning, and properly ordering specimens for in-house and send out testing. The “Tech” is responsible for performing requested testing, ensuring all suspicious and/or critical results are confirmed before, and results are accurately reported in a timely manner. The MT/MLT will operate assigned equipment in accordance with training and manufacturer guidelines, to ensure testing results. The “Tech” will perform quality control, including troubleshooting out of range values, and ensuring accuracy prior to patient results being reported. The MT/MLT will perform preventive and scheduled maintenance, as well as troubleshooting problems, and documenting accordingly. The “Tech” will be responsible for providing technical assistance to co-workers and assist in the training of new employees when assigned. The MT/MLT will participate in proficiency testing programs; demonstrate knowledge of laboratory safety and infection control, including proper use of PPE; and adhering to accreditation requirements. The “Tech” will contribute to the effective operation of the laboratory, including maintaining adequate stock; maintaining logs and records; demonstrating good oral and written communication, including required telephone identification; and assist in maintaining the cleanliness and organization of the laboratory. The MT/MLT must participate in continuing education, comply with the hospital and departmental procedures and policies and assist physicians and nurses when necessary. The “Tech” will serve all age groups and perform additional tasks, as required to ensure laboratory operations. The MT/MLT will adhere to all Organizational Performance; Attendance; Unit Specific and Hospital Wide Education requirements, in accordance to Fort Washington Medical Center standards.
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Phlebotomist
Department: Laboratory
Category: Allied Health
Date Posted: 11/08/2019
Status: Full Time
The Phlebotomist/ Clerk (“Phlebotomist”) is responsible for collecting, accessioning, and processing specimens for requested testing. The “Phlebotomist” is responsible for confirming physician request orders, distributing samples to proper testing areas, and properly processing send out specimens. The Phlebotomist/ Clerk will collect patient samples using aseptic standards, ensuring that all samples are correctly labeled, and all waste is removed and discarded accordingly. The “Phlebotomist” will be responsible for providing technical assistance to co-workers and assist in the training of new employees when assigned. The Phlebotomist/ Clerk will demonstrate knowledge of laboratory safety and infection control, including the proper use of PPE and adhere to accreditation requirements. The “Phlebotomist” will contribute to the effective operation of the laboratory, including maintaining adequate stock; maintaining logs and records; demonstrating good oral and written communication, including required telephone identification; and assist in maintaining the cleanliness and organization of the laboratory. The Phlebotomist/ Clerk must participate in continuing education, comply with the hospital and departmental procedures and policies and assist physicians and nurses when necessary. The “Phlebotomist” will serve all age groups and perform additional tasks, as required to ensure laboratory operations. The Phlebotomist/ Clerk will adhere to all Organizational Performance; Attendance; Unit Specific and Hospital Wide Education requirements, in accordance to Fort Washington Medical Center standards.
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Certified Nursing Assistant
Department: Nursing
Category: Clinical Support
Date Posted: 11/07/2019
Status: Full Time
The Certified Nursing Assistant' s responsibility is to, but not limited to, feeding, bathing, and dressing patients. The Certified Nursing Assistant will take and monitor the patients' vital signs, to include blood glucose and blood pressure. The Certified Nursing Assistant serve the patient their meals, observe changes in the patients' condition and keep the patients' room clean.
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Security Officer
Department: Security
Category: Administrative and Support Services
Date Posted: 11/15/2019
Status: Full Time
Assist patients, visitors, and employees. The officer maintains a liaison with Law Enforcement agencies to create their willing support and sensitivity to our Hospital needs and security. Officers check adherence to all traffic regulations stated in the Hospital traffic and parking regulations. The officer keeps the morgue control, checks temperature, handles overcrowding, destruction orders, etc. Patrols Hospital campus. The officer is responsible for property control and records valuables in and out of the Hospital care. Write daily reports regarding the activities and any disturbances occurring during his/her serving period. Activities may consist of fire, theft and injuries. Monitors surveillance cameras to ensure a safe environment internally and externally. Maintains the front desk and insures an orderly flow of visitors and guests throughout the premises by issuing passes. Reports safety hazards Security officer must deal with potential physical confrontations with patients, visitors, and staff. Security officer must handle deceased patients. Security officer must deal with inclement weather conditions. Performs all other related duties as assigned.
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Admitting Officer
Department: Admitting
Category: Administrative and Support Services
Date Posted: 03/27/2019
Status: Full & Part Time
Ensure that all legal documents are dated , signed, and the time(s) is included on all appropriate pages to include outpatient and surgical patients Validate and verify all insurance benefits, coverage and eligibility using the verification system used by the hospital. Directly responsible for proper execution of admissions based on the Admission Reservation Form to include transfer and discharge of patients. Adhere to proper hospital policy and procedures pertaining to patient's personal items to include clothing and valuable items. Collect co-payments and other related payments at time of registration. Payments must be documented in the hospital system and all patients must receive a receipt. Ability to perform basic math functions pertaining to collecting co-payments from patients. Monies must be secured.