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Nurse Assistant Orthopedics - Contingent Day Shift - Henry Ford Macomb Hospital

Company: Henry Ford Hospital
Location: Clinton
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

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:

Unit 4400 is a 36 bed Orthopedic and Neurosurgery Unit. We see patients that are undergoing elective or emergent surgery for total joint replacement, fracture fixation, and spinal fusion/decompression. We also utilize an Ortho Rapid Recovery unit to provide quick throughput for certain surgical patients for same-day discharges, working closely with Physical Therapy and our Physicians to provide this service.

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. OR



CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:

* Complete BLS Heart Saver Certification during orientation.

Keywords: Henry Ford Hospital, Ann Arbor , Nurse Assistant Orthopedics - Contingent Day Shift - Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Other , Clinton, Michigan

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