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Henry Ford Health System Registered Nurse / Neuro Stroke Stepdown / 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.

Acute Stroke and Neurosurgery Intermediate Care – I6 / F5S

The Acute Stroke and Neurosurgery Intermediate Care Units have a total of 26-beds with all private rooms. They specialize in caring for acute ischemic stroke, administration and monitoring of patients receiving tissue plasminogen activator (TPA), transient ischemic attack and post operation neurosurgery monitoring. As a comprehensive stroke center, the units have continuous bedside monitoring and provide a nurse to patient ratio of 1:3. Nurses on this unit get a unique experience as they complete critical care classes, NIHSS certification and TPA administration. If a patient needs to leave the unit for testing / procedures, the nurse will travel with them to assure 24-hour monitoring and assessments.

·Position: 36 hours per week

·Shift: Midnights 7 pm to 7:30 am / Every other weekend after unit training

·Benefits: Full Time Benefit package

EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS:

·Nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing

·Current licensed RN in the State of Michigan

·One year of in-patient experience is preferred.

Previous Neuro experience is preferred

·Current BLS/ACLS certifications

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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