Nurse Resident (NEW Grad RN) - Progressive Care/ Telemetry 4th floor - Wyandotte - 36 hrs/wk Midnights

2011489 Requisition #

Welcome to the 4th Floor a Progressive Care Unit. We give extraordinary care for patients with the following health but not limited to:

  • Telemetry/Cardiac needs, various Cardiac Drip administration
  • Telemetry Observation
  • Pre and post Heart Catherization procedures
  • Trauma Care with fractured ribs
  • Orthopedic surgical services pre and post op
  • Chest tube care
  • High Flow Oxygen Bipap and Avaps
  • CIWA protocol (ETOH precautions)
  • Seizures
  • NIHSS Stroke Certified care
  • Multiple surgical drains  such as the Jackson Pratt pleur-X, pig-tail and Accordion drain systems)
  • Renal Failure
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • COPD/Asthma

Come join our team of clinical experts that provide the above high quality care.


Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) Nurse Residency Program is designed to assist the novice nurse transitioning from entry-level advanced beginner to competent professional nurse. The twelve month program will be facilitated by academic and clinical faculty/preceptors engaged in the progressive development of critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills.

The Nurse Residency program supports the novice nurse in the delivery of safe, quality care within a collaborative interprofessional healthcare team environment.

Additional support will be provided to the nurse residents in the form of peer groups, competency reviews and workshops.

The nurse resident interprets the philosophy and goals of HFHS to others in the work setting; functions within established guidelines and demonstrates the ability to work effectively and develop therapeutic relationships with patients, their families and other professional and supportive personnel who provide patient care.

Nurse residents will also participate in finding solutions for variances from patient goals and engage in implementation of solutions promoting optimum patient outcomes.




  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with less than six (6) months of experience in a related area of nursing practice.
  • Successfully passes NCLEX-RN and holds an active, unrestricted license within 30 days of hire.
    • If unsuccessful, the Nurse Resident will be eligible to apply for a Nursing Assistant position until RN license is obtained.
  • BLS Heath care provider certification preferred.
  • Successfully completes within orientation.
  • Sign a statement of commitment.


       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. visit


       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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