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Henry Ford Health System Home Health Aide- Hospice - Contingent - Southfield in Southfield, Michigan

General Summary

Performs various basic care activities necessary in caring for the needs and comforts of terminally ill patients in their homes and under the direct supervision of the Hospice Nurse. Coordinates with the Interdisciplinary Team to provide patient/family care. Maintains continuity of care by ensuring patient needs are met.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or GED preferred. Successful completion of training and testing according to CMS regulatory requirements Part 42 CFR Section 484.36 required. Requires one (1) year experience as a Home Health Aide. State of Michigan Nurse Aide Registry as a Competency Evaluated Nurse Aide (CENA) preferred. Requires a valid drivers license and an acceptable driving record. Requires reliable transportation. Requires an understanding and acceptance of the Hospice concept of care. Requires knowledge and experience appropriate to the needs of hospice patients and their families. Certification as a Home Care Aide (HCA) through the Home Care University and/or Michigan Home Care Association required.

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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