Registered Nurse- Acute Care- Henry Ford at Home

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Henry Ford at Home Acute Care Registered Nurse (ACRN) – Henry Ford Health System

Description

Henry Ford Health System is offering a unique opportunity for individuals interested in being part of an organization that is leading the country in redefining the way care is provided to patients. Henry Ford’s Hospital at Home model brings all the essential elements of inpatient care to the comfort and convenience of a patient’s home. The model delivers high-quality, safe, and affordable care to patients with non-life-threatening conditions. With Henry Ford, you will have the opportunity to make a direct impact on the lives of patients and be on the cutting edge of a pioneering space in the health care industry. 

About the Role

Like their hospital counterparts, the ACRN will be responsible for starting the patient’s care which includes performing a comprehensive nursing assessment, medication reconciliation, safety assessments, and implementing standardized protocols. The difference is the ACRN partners with a dedicated hospitalist team, a Recovery Care Coordinator, as well as community paramedic partners and suppliers to provide comprehensive, timely, hospital level care in the comfort of the patient’s home!  After the start of care visit, patients receive ACRN visits at least 2 times per day. During these visits, the ACRN will assess the patient’s condition, administer prescribed medications (typically intravenously), obtain lab samples, provide therapeutic interventions, and educate the patient and family members on how to manage their illness; all with a goal of restoring the health and stability of the patient. During the morning visit, the ACRN will participate in virtual rounds with the hospitalist provider and patient. The Recovery Care Coordinator will work remotely with the ACRN to assure needed supplies are at the patient’s house, arrange transportation and follow-up appointments, and follow-up with the provider as labs, tests, and imaging results become available. 

This is a great opportunity for an experienced RN that enjoys connecting one on one with patients while providing highly skilled care! Because our ACRNs provide hospital-level care in the home, 1 year of inpatient or home health care experience is highly desired, and experience providing nursing care in the home, community, or clinic is very beneficial. Current license RN license in State of Michigan and reliable transportation are required. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform patient assessment and provide care in the home
  • Educate patient on their condition, prescribed medications, nursing interventions, and care plan
  • Participate in the coordination of services with other disciplines and community resources as needed
  • Identify and act on changes in patient’s condition 
  • Evaluate and revise care plans/assessments based on changes in patients and/or their environments
  • Document all assessments and interventions
  • Collect specimens as required (including phlebotomy)
  • Start and manage peripheral IVs.
  • Manage midlines and PICCs
  • Administer medications including IV medications as ordered
  • Insert foley catheters as ordered
  • Utilize and instruct patient/family on the use of the telehealth tablet used for biometric data capture, patient symptom reporting, and telehealth video visits
 

 

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Successful completion of a registered nursing program accredited by the National League of Nursing., BSN preferred.

  • Current licensure by the State of Michigan as a registered nurse

  • 1 year of inpatient experience or home health care  as a registered nurse desired

  • Must possess a current State of Michigan driver's license and a satisfactory driving record.

WORK SCHEDULE:

  • Flexible schedules available.

    • 12:00pm-10:30pm shift, 10 hour shifts, evenings and weekend options

  • Hiring full-time, part-time, and contingent RNs

  • Would see patients in a 20 mile radius around the Detroit Main Campus

 

 

    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. 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 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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