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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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Patient Transporter
Department: Radiology
Category: Allied Health
Date Posted: 12/03/2019
Status: Full Time
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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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Infection Preventionist
Department: Nursing
Category: Clinical Nurse
Date Posted: 08/20/2019
Status: Full Time
Responsible for planning, developing, directing, implementing and evaluating infection prevention and control activities within the hospital. Supervises the infection control services for patients, visitors and staff. Plans, organizes, implements and evaluates educational programs for all employees to enhance skills, knowledge and awareness of hospital associated infection avoidance techniques, and preventative measures. Promote health and safety to all employees by facilitating an Employee Health Program which includes disease detection, prevention, and treatment; follow up on employee illnesses and injuries; conducts employee health screenings; and promotes a safe work environment. Consult on an ongoing basis with the Infectious Disease Physician, CDC and local Health Department.
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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 Manager
Department: Communications
Category: Administrative and Support Services
Date Posted: 11/08/2019
Status: Full Time
The PR Manager 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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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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Director of Professional Practice and Development
Department: Nursing
Category: Education & Community Health
Date Posted: 12/04/2019
Status: Full Time
Job Description The incumbent will be responsible for: New Employee Orientation Nursing Orientation Hospital-wide Mandatory Education and competency assessment Orientation of others to the facility (i.e. nursing/radiology students and forensic officers) Meeting unit specific education needs as requested/indicated Clinical safety programs Patient Advocacy programs Community Education programs Basic Life Support/Advanced Life Support/Pediatric Advanced Life Support Freedom from Smoking classes offered to the employees and the community American Academy of Critical Care Nurses Dysrhythmia class Assisting with Hospital Performance Improvement activities Participating on the Nursing Policy and Procedure Committee Duties relating to a community liaison with municipalities involved in disaster preparedness Environment of Care Joint Commission Standards related to Disaster Preparedness, including the Emergency Operations Plan Other duties as assigned EDUCATION: BA/BS required (BSN preferred); Masters of Science in Education, Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Informatics, or Healthcare Policy preferred. LICENSURE: Registered Nurse licensed within the State of Maryland. BLS (American Heart Association) EXPERIENCE: Minimum of ten years clinical experience within an acute care setting. Education experience within an acute health care environment. Quality assessment of education efforts through patient outcomes measurement. Experience in project management in a multi-disciplinary setting, with proven ability to earn the respect and confidence of a diverse group of specialists and professional disciplines. Certified or ability to obtain trainer certification in the following areas: American Heart Association: Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support American Lung Association: Freedom from Smoking SKILLS: Ability to articulate and promote the mission and values of Fort Washington Medical Center. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to positively motivate diverse groups of learners (employees, students, physicians, and community lay persons) towards transformational learning.. Ability to evaluate effectiveness of education programs through outcome assessment. Ability to design and implement education programs. Ability to promote interdisciplinary teamwork and effective communication. Job Type: Full-time EXPERIENCE: Minimum of ten years clinical experience within an acute care setting. Education experience within an acute health care environment. Quality assessment of education efforts through patient outcomes measurement. Experience in project management in a multi-disciplinary setting, with proven ability to earn the respect and confidence of a diverse group of specialists and professional disciplines. Certified or ability to obtain trainer certification in the following areas: American Heart Association: Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support American Lung Association: Freedom from Smoking SKILLS: Ability to articulate and promote the mission and values of Fort Washington Medical Center. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to positively motivate diverse groups of learners (employees, students, physicians, and community lay persons) towards transformational learning.. Ability to evaluate effectiveness of education programs through outcome assessment. Ability to design and implement education programs. Ability to promote interdisciplinary teamwork and effective communication. Job Type: Full-time