Henry Ford Health System Nurse Extern - 7 TOWER: Neuro Intensive Care Unit - Contingent/Varied - Allegiance Health - Jackson, MI in Jackson, Michigan

Under the direction and supervision of the responsible Registered Nurse, performs specific patient care duties to meet safety and comfort needs of the patient using the nursing process; 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.PROGRAM DETAILS:To remain active in the Extern role, you must:Be actively enrolled in a nursing programSuccessfully complete each courseProvide transcripts to Nurse Manager after each courseProvide a copy of your plan of work to your Nurse ManagerIf at any point the Extern does not meet their academic institution’s standards of continued enrollment in the school of nursing classes, their employment as an extern will be rescinded.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:High School Diploma or EquivalentEnrolled in an accredited school of nursingCompletion of two (2) clinical rotations, one of which must be Med/Surg (in an acute care setting)Meet or exceed the Henry Ford core customer service responsibilities, standards and behaviorsMust be self-directed; flexible and committed to the team concept; demonstrate teamwork, initiative and willingness to learn; possess interpersonal skills and communication skills; be willing to instruct others and be open to learning new experiencesCERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:Current BLS or obtained during Patient Care OrientationPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Enrollment in an accredited school of nursing (BSN program)

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.