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Henry Ford Health System Registered Nurse / Medical Surgical - Internal Medicine / Detroit / 36 Hours Midnights in Detroit, Michigan

At Henry Ford Hospital, all nurses strive to provide exceptional patient care every day. They are encouraged to participate in quality assurance activities, research and shared governance to make a difference in the care given to patients and families. Henry Ford Nursing uses evidence-based practice, professional practice standards and the Henry Ford Hospital Professional Nurse Practice Model to drive nursing practice.

Thank you for your interest in Henry Ford Hospital Nursing.

Internal Medicine – B1

Internal Medicine is a 20-bed unit with a patient population composed of complex adult medical patients. Common diagnoses are diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, heart failure, pneumonia, chronic pulmonary disorders and liver disease. The unit’s mission is to provide compassionate quality care focusing on the unique needs of patients and their families. Nurses participate in progression rounds daily where the interprofessional team discusses patient discharge plans and formulates optimal care decisions. They also perform IPASS + SAFETY bedside handoff on all patients during shift changes allowing the opportunity for patient involvement. The team regularly works on improving the safety of patients and the quality of care.

POSITION SUMMARY:

• Position: 36 hours per week / every other weekend after unit training

• Shift: Midnights 7 pm to 7:30 am

• Benefits: Full time benefit package

• Patient ratio is 4 to 5 patients on days and 5 to 6 patients on nights

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • BSN preferred

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing

  • Clinical knowledge and analytical abilities necessary to formulate effective nursing care plans

  • Ability to perform a wide variety of professional nursing services

  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families, and hospital personnel

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:

  • Current licensure by the Michigan State Board of Nursing

    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. visitHenryFord.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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