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Henry Ford Health System Nurse Aide/ Private Duty / Metro Detroit (Contingent) in Southfield, Michigan

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of a registered nurse, provides basic care to clients in their home to maintain optimal physical and emotional comforts. Assists in the optimal functioning of clients and families in coping with their environment through the provision of support services of personal care and homemaking activities related to direct client care.

Patient cases can be throughout Metro Detroit(Macomb County, Downriver, Oakland County)

Also please be aware that HFHS is a non-smoking system and candidates will have to pass the systems screening process prior to hire

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides clients with personal care and activities to include bathing, oral hygiene, skin care, toileting, hydrating, feeding, ambulating, changing of bed linens and repositioning.

  • Assists clients to maintain a clean, healthy and safe environment.

  • Assists in the provision of direct care and prepares meals, including special diets, when indicated.

  • Assists clients with exercise and range of motion according to the clients’ care plan developed by the registered nurse/therapist.

  • Provides and/or maintains optimal physical and emotional comforts to clients and their families.

  • May provide medication reminders for self-administered medications by the client.

  • Assists clients and their families toward achieving maximum self-reliance within their environment/limitations.

  • Turs client in bed; transfers client from bed to chair, from chair to commode, and vice versa.

  • Reports client’s progress and all changes in the client’s condition to Nurse Manager.

  • Maintains accurate and timely clinical documentation.

  • May accompany client to the physician’s office or clinic, etc.

  • May perform basic non-sterile treatments and procedures under the supervision of the registered nurse.

  • Participates in in-service and orientation programs and other required meetings.

  • Demonstrates a commitment to maximizing the satisfaction level of all internal and external customers through utilization of quality improvement principles.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Requires a high school diploma or GED.

  • Requires Certified Nurse Assistant (CENA) certification, or a minimum of one (1) year nursing assistant/home health aide experience in a long term care, hospital, or home care setting.

  • Requires the ability to read, write and understand verbal and written instructions.

  • Requires interpersonal skills to interact favorably with clients, families and visitors.

  • Current CPR certification preferred.

  • Must have reliable transportation, and a telephone.

  • Must be able to transport or move client, and bend, stoop, climb or otherwise be physically active in the course of job duties.

    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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