My time at HFHS was very beneficial to me as a person and a health care provider.
Nurse Assistant (Former Employee), Detroit, MI – June 3, 2013
Pros: caring for different types of patients, learning new skills
Cons: short staffed
My typical day at work included caring for 6-14 patients ranging in their skill levels. I worked on a surgical floor. Honestly I loved my job. I learned a lot and my coworkers were very helpful. We had a great team. I loved working with the patients. I took vital signs, helped with ADL's, performed venipuncture, EKG's, transporting patients, colostomy – more... care, blood glucose monitoring, intake and output, and a lot of other duties. The hardest part of the job was when we had to work short handed. Management could have been better, however I made the best out of it. – less
Cashier (Current Employee), West Bloomfield MI – June 2, 2013
Pros: meeting new people, flexible shifts, easy job
Cons: unprofessional management, lots of walking and standing
I work in Henry's cafe at Henry Fords West Bloomfield campus. The job is extremely easy. Its very straight forward and if you pay attention to your job it is error proof. The down fall of this job is the MANAGEMENT!! The manager does try to accommodate some people but she lacks professionalism. She sometimes talk to her employees like they are children – more... and belittles them. She discusses employees to other employees. Just the most unprofessional person I have ever met. – less
Nuclear Medicine Technologist Intern (Former Employee), Detroit, MI – June 2, 2013
Working with patients every day allowed me to come home and feel as though I truly made a difference in the world. Even the simplest tasks can make a patients day. It allowed me to learn to productively work with diverse range of employees, with different work ethics.
Dietary Aide (Former Employee), Detroit, MI – May 28, 2013
• Helped team achieve highest overall customer service. • Processed customer’s order. • Advised customers on products and services. • Tracked all incoming and outgoing inventory total. • Prepared and labeled shipments. • Worked as a team to accomplish tasks. • Rotated to various job assignments to meet office needs.
Adjunct English Instructor (Current Employee), Novi, MI – May 23, 2013
I worked as a medical technician from 2002 until 2008. My typical day was composed of obtaining patient vital signs, leading patient groups, and charting on assigned patients per an inter-disciplinary treatment plan (ITP). I enjoyed working among professional peers. Junior management, immediate supervisors, were mostly supportive. Senior managers were – more... less than supportive towards staff. – less
Henry Ford Health System overall good work environment but staff needs are not met.
Registered Nurse Neurosicence Department (Current Employee), West Bloomfield Township, MI – May 23, 2013
Pros: work environment, team players and getting in touch with physicians easily.
Cons: no breaks, no enough staffing and no staff meetings.
Typical day at work consists of monitoring 5-6 patient's with or without a nurse assistant and schedule changes during the middle of the shift often. Learning is constant in nursing. Management plays a very distant role in the work environment. Co-workers are all team players. Hardest part of the job is the constant turn over of nurses and the most – more... enjoyable part is the private rooms for patient confidentiality and direct patient care. – less
OR (Former Employee), Henry Ford West Bloomfield – May 17, 2013
Pros: free parking, beautiful environment
Cons: short staff, frequent staying over of shifts, holiday call
There is a large amount of turn over in a poorly managed OR. Greater that 100 employees in the OR since opening 4 years ago. There is a lot of favoritism and the rules are not across the playing field.
Lobby Services Attendant (Current Employee), Detroit, MI – May 11, 2013
Greets and assists HFH customers in an accommodating and friendly manner by providing information and directions to the proper destinations at lobby entrances. Reports to supervisor on a daily basis to discuss operational problems, incidents, and/or unusual situations. Performs patient escort, lobby host, and information clerk duties as necessary. Assists – more... the valet drivers and cashiers as needed. – less