Henry Ford Health System Greenfield Health Systems Dialysis Clinical Tech (part-time days), Non Certified- Eastpointe Incenter Dialysis in Eastpointe, Michigan
Do you love patient focused healthcare? Do you want to develop real relationships with your patients? Do you like being part of a team that you can count on? Do you want to be part of an organization where you matter and can make a difference? Working at Greenfield Health Systems is about making a difference-each and every day. Come join our team. We’re hardworking, dedicated, and know that what we do, makes a difference. We pride ourselves on a culture where safety is number one and where a job well done does not go unnoticed. Our team members are always encouraged to become the best they can be through growth and education. In addition to the great benefits provided by Henry Ford Health System, you will also have the opportunity to: · Attend an annual Renal Care Symposium that is free to our team members· Further your career by participating in a new Graduate program or Nursing Program for Advancing Care (NPAC)· Become Dialysis Certified Think you have what it takes? Apply today! GENERAL SUMMARY: Reports to the Head Nurse. Under supervision of nursing staff is responsible for the assessment and direct care of patients on hemodialysis. Will strive to fulfill the organization’s mission, vision, values, philosophy and goals. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Demonstrates ability to assess and monitor patients on an ongoing basis (keeping in mind age-specific needs) and communicates information to appropriate team member.Demonstrates ability to respond in emergency situation.Reinforces education to patientsDocuments patient care and observations (e.g. flow sheets, AMA=s, incident reports).Demonstrates professional approach to job.Follows operational activities specific to assigned unit, (e.g. call-in times, breaks).Demonstrates acceptance of constructive criticism and direction from supervisors.Treats patients and families with respect and dignity.Reports to work in designated attire, (i.e. ID badge, lab coat, is neat, maintains proper hygiene).Communicates with other departments, agencies or service organizations.Functions as part of a multidisciplinary team.Demonstrates ability to plan work activities.Demonstrates problem-solving methodologies for benefit of patients/significant others and the patient care area. Does so within scope of authority.Carries out doctors' orders within parameters of role.Follows infection control policies and procedures (e.g. hand washing, face shield and gloves).Demonstrates ability to minimize waste in assigned unit.In conjunction with team members, monitors and adjusts dialysis therapy to meet the needs of the patient (keeping in mind the age-specific needs of the population served).Serves as a resource referral for the patient.Maintains neat and safe work area.Demonstrates technical and task-oriented skills (e.g. cannulation, machine set-ups and disinfections).Performs blood-drawing procedures, (e.g. monthly labs, kinetic modeling, Hct, RBS and other special bloods).Under the delegation of the Medical Director and under nursing supervision:a. Administer normal saline solution via the extracorporeal systemb. Administer per initiation of hemodialysis procedure 2% xylocaine subcutaneously.c. Administer via the extracorporeal system and/or via the cannulated access site the anticoagulant heparin in the dose prescribed by the physician and monitored by the nursing staff.Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Associate's Degree in Science required. Bachelor's Degree in Science preferred. Applicant will obtain certification as dialysis technician within designated time lines and will maintain this certification in accordance with federal regulations. Ohio applicants will obtain state certification within designated time lines and will maintain certification in accordance with federal laws and Ohio state law as written in Ohio Board of Nursing rules.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, 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 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.