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Henry Ford Health System ***NEW $15/hr minimum*** Nurse Assistant - Orthopedics - Detroit - 36 Hours - Midnights in Detroit, Michigan

Henry Ford Health System has a commitment to the team member experience, equity and economic mobility by raising the hourly compensation of our regular full-time, part-time and contingent team members to a rate of $15 per hour. This wage increase for so many of our frontline essential workers is really the beginning of our journey to provide a differentiated experience for all of our team members – rooted in our mission and core values.

Location/Unit: Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit - Orthopedic Unit

Shift: Midnights – 7:00 PM to 7:30 AM

Hours: 36

Weekends: Rotating - Every Other Weekend

Holidays: Rotating

Employment Status: Full-Time Benefits

Unit Summary:

The 23-bed Orthopedic Unit specializes in treating the musculoskeletal system. This includes joint replacement, orthopedic trauma, back and spine surgery, orthopedic oncology, foot and ankle surgery, hand and upper extremity surgery and sports medicine. Staff on this unit have the chance to help patients restore mobility and strength that they did not have before.

Position Summary:

Under the direction and supervision of the responsible Registered Nurse (RN), performs specific patient care duties to meet safety and comfort needs of the patient. Provides input to assist the RN in planning and implementing patient care. Responds to emergent situations according to established procedures. Recognizes and participates in own continuing education. The Nurse Assistant follows the Henry Ford Health System Team Member Standards of Excellence in all interactions.

Education/Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent

  • Meet one of the following criteria:

  • Completion of a Nurse Assistant program (titles for similar programs may vary; e.g., Patient Care Technician (PCT) or Patient Assistant Technician (PAT) but perform the same job role.

  • May be currently enrolled in a nursing program and have successfully completed the Fundamentals of Nursing course.

  • Foreign trained and licensed RN who has relocated to the United States and does not hold a Michigan RN license.

  • Medical Assistant program with or without experience.

Certifications/Licensures Required:

  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) preferred.

  • Complete BLS Heartsaver Certification during orientation.

    Overview

    Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

    $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

    including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

    other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

    now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

    of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

    health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s

    major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

    remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

    education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

    in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

    pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.

    Benefits

    Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

    making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

    Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

    Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

    dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

    and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

    employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

    (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
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