Registered Nurse (RN)- Infusion-Home Health Care- Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb Counties- Full Time, Days

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For some people, compassion isn’t just a feeling, it’s a lifestyle.

 

Henry Ford Home Health Care is one of the most prestigious home health care groups in the country, providing compassionate care to our families, friends, and neighbors throughout southeast Michigan in the communities we live and work in.

 

Do you enjoy one-to-one individualized care?  Helping patients manage their care at home through interdisciplinary collaboration? Building relationships, teaching and making a difference with patients and their families?  Serving your community?  If so, Henry Ford Home Health Care may be the career choice for you.  At Henry Ford Home Health Care we are proud of our nurses and the quality of care they provide.

 

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!

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under general supervision of the nursing supervisor, utilizes the knowledge and application of nursing principles to provide direct patient care in the home. Assesses need for other allied health care services such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, nutrition, speech pathology and social work, to ensure an integrated home health care delivery system. Performs other related duties as required.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides direct patient care to patients in accordance with physicians’ orders. Identifies factors affecting health care by evaluating the patient’s physical, mental, emotional, environmental and social needs with regard to clinical diagnosis and mental condition.
  • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician and monitors the patient’s response.
  • Conducts a comprehensive physical assessment, including the Outcome and Assessment Information
  • Set assessment, as required, of patient by obtaining vital signs, wound observation, monitoring lung sounds and reviewing laboratory tests and x-ray studies related to problem or illness.
  • May be required to draw blood and other body fluid specimens for tests and transport to the laboratory.
  • In conjunction with the attending physician, re-evaluates the patient’s outcomes for care, their continued needs, the effectiveness of services rendered and plans for discharge on a regular basis, altering health care plans accordingly.
  • Reports and records significant information and changes, with regard to the patient’s condition, to the physician in charge and maintains accurate and timely clinical records to be included in the patient’s medical records.
  • Responsible for the assignment/supervision of licensed practical nurse and home health aide services provided in the patient’s home.
  • Responsible for increasing the patient’s awareness of medical condition and teaches the prevention of illness and maintenance of general health.
  • Participates in in-service programs, discharge planning and professional committees.
  • Provides counseling to patients and their families in meeting nursing needs.
  • Promotes and ensures Home Health Care's commitment to the Henry Ford Experience.
  • Promotes and ensures Home Health Care's commitment to the HFHS Team Members Standards of Excellence.
  • Maintains a safe work environment and practices personal safety techniques to prevent injury to self and others.
  • Complies with corporate and divisional policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Successful completion of a registered nursing program accredited by the National League of Nursing.
  • Current licensure by the State of Michigan as a registered nurse
  • Minimum of nine months of clinical nursing experience.
  • Acute care experience, preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families and hospital personnel.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills required in order to interact effectively with individuals from various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Must possess a current State of Michigan driver's license and a satisfactory driving record.
  • Must have reliable transportation and a telephone.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, transport and move clients, if needed.

 


     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.

      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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