Nurse Assistant Job
Henry Ford Health - Wyandotte, MI

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Nurse Assistant

Requisition #: 77185
Status: Part-Time with Part-Time Benefits (20-35.99 Hours)
Business Unit: HF Wyandotte
Shift: Midnights
Department: MedSurg Intermediate Care Unit
Weekends: Yes
Job Family: Nurses
Job Function: Nursing
Campus/Job Location Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
Location (State/City): US-MI-Wyandotte

Overview

Our health system thrives on teamwork, and we know our employees achieve the greatest results when they are working together for a common goal - to provide care for our patients. If you enjoy working in a collaborative environment then we have a job for you!

Henry Ford Health System is one of the country's largest health care systems and a national leader in clinical care, research and education. Our system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, six hospitals, Health Alliance Plan, 32 primary care centers and many other health-related entities throughout Southeast Michigan. Founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford, we continue to be committed to improving the health and well-being of a diverse Michigan community. In 2009 alone, Henry Ford Health System provided more than $173 million in uncompensated care. Henry Ford also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 23,000. Our health system is led by CEO Nancy Schlichting.

Responsibilities
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. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. Certification as a Nursing Assistant preferred with experience in the role of Nursing Assistant or Certification as a Nursing Assistant without job experience acceptable. Current Heartsaver Certification. Successful completion of 120-day introductory period required to achieve knowledge of policies relative to job duties and patient care unit. WORKING CONDITIONS: Works in patient care area environment which may include exposure to communicable diseases, unpleasant odors, acute patient conditions, potential exposure to infection, hazardous gases. Physical ability to lift and move patients, supplies and equipment. Prolonged standing, walking, and lifting of patients, supplies and equipment. (January 2008)
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, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, weight/height, marital status, familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Built around a hospital founded by Detroit's favorite son, the not-for-profit Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) is a hospital network...