Greenfield Health Systems - Dialysis Registered Nurse- Home Dialysis (part-time)- Eastpointe

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Do you love patient focused healthcare? Do you want the opportunity to get to know your patients better?  Do you like being part of a team that you can count on? Do you want to be part of an organization where you matter and can make a  positive difference?
Working at Greenfield Health Systems is about making a difference-each and every day.
Come join our team. We’re hardworking, dedicated, and know that what we do makes a difference. We pride ourselves on a culture where safety is number one and where a job well done does not go unnoticed. Our team members are always encouraged to become the best they can be through growth and education.
 
In addition to the great benefits provided by Henry Ford Health System, you will also have the opportunity to:
· Attend an annual Renal Care Symposium  that is free to our team members and offer Continuing Education Credits
· Learn a new Specialty
· Expand your nursing skills
· Further your career by participating in a Nursing Program for Advancing Care (NPAC)
· Become Dialysis Certified

 

 

 

 

General Summary:

  • Assessment planning and implementing a training strategy for each patient is the primary function of the Home Dialysis RN. 
  •  This includes family and environmental assessments as well as ongoing and continuous re-evaluation of the patient at regular intervals. 
  •  Provides leadership in the coordination and delivery of quality compassionate patient care. 
  •  Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation to provide, delegate, supervise and document care and teaching of patients and family.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  •  Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  •  Possess current RN licensure in the State of Michigan.
  •  The registered nurse responsible for self-care and the home dialysis training must have at least 12 months experience as a registered nurse, plus 3 months experience as a registered nurse in the specific modality of hemodialysis (HD) and/or peritoneal dialysis (PD).
  •  If one registered nurse is responsible for both the HD and PD programs, that nurse must have 12 months experience as a nurse plus at least three months experience in each respective modality.
  •  A charge nurse must have a minimum of 9 months of nursing experience, and an additional 3 months of specialized experience (to total 12 months) providing clinical nursing care to dialysis patients, in either a chronic or acute setting.
  •  Preferred experience in the specialty.
  •  Periodic travel to patient homes required.
  •  Basic computer knowledge and keyboarding skills required.

     Overview

       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit HenryFord.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 access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, 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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