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GENERAL SUMMARY: 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. The Nurse Assistant follows the Henry Ford Health System Team Member Standards of Excellence in all interactions. UNIT DESCRIPTION: Candidates will work closely with LPNs, NAs, PT, OT, SW, and SLP. If you enjoy building a rapport with your patients and their families, then this is the place for you. Our average length of stay is about 2 weeks, and our patient population is mostly geriatric, but we can take patients as young as 14 with no upper age limit. Our patients have survived any one of many debilitating illnesses or accidents including CVA, TBI, hip fracture, craniotomy, cancer diagnosis, MS, amputees. We are the longest continuously CARF accredited facility in the Midwest since the mid-60s, as well as being Stroke Specialty Certified and Amputee Specialty Certified. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.

CNA preferred.

Completion of a Nurse Assistant program (titles for similar programs may vary; e.g., Patient Care Technician (PCT) or Patient Assistant Technician (PAT) but perform the same job role.)

OR May be currently enrolled in a nursing program and have successfully completed the Fundamentals of Nursing course.

OR Foreign trained and licensed RN who has relocated to the United States and does not hold a Michigan Rn license.

OR Medical Assistant program with OR without experience.

OR At least one (1) year of previous experience in an NA, PCT, PAT, or similar job role.


Complete BLS Heart Saver Certification during orientation.

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Organization: Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital

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This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described above.

OverviewUnder the leadership of President and CEO Robert G. Riney, Henry Ford Health 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. visitHenryFord.com.BenefitsWhether 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 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 EmployerEqual Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health 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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