IT TAKES A VILLAGE

IT TAKES A VILLAGE

There’s a lot to love about working at Henry Ford Village. The friendly staff. The residents you build relationships with. The feeling of being part of something bigger than yourself. Have a look at our current job postings for open positions—we’re always looking for people with a heart for helping others live their best.

Full Time
Health Services - Dearborn
Posted 1 day ago

Position Overview: Responsible for education (in-service) and training of employees which meet or exceed community standards and federal, state and local regulations. Coordinates and/or conducts new general orientation for Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living staff. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. Coordinates with Human Resources and conducts New Employee Orientation (NEO) as assigned. Ensures that all off cycle employees attend NEO. Responsible for orientation of new employees to Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living. Ensures that all staff and department meet community objectives, state and federal requirements prior to being released from orientation. Ensures that new employees have all necessary software sign on and passwords prior to end of orientation period. Including emergent medication dispensing system, email, etc… Develops and maintains the yearly proposed in-service calendar. Develops monthly in-service calendar meeting health and safety regulations along with community needs. Responsible for CENA 12 hour in-service hour requirement. Ensures that nursing employees meet/exceed knowledge base to meet needs of residents. Prepares staff in-services and follow up documentation including post tests and audits ensuring that goals/objectives are met. Outlines training to meet clinical needs of Skilled Nursing/Assisted Living staff. Offers training modalities that meet the needs of all adult learning aspects. Develops staff’s skills and encourages growth by assessing nursing staff competencies annually and as needed. Makes adjustments to competencies based on resident population needs, regulatory changes and recommendations and community needs. Cultivates external resources for in-services needs of the community. Maintains employee files to ensure compliance with community and regulatory requirements. Assist with implementation and monitoring of positive resident relations among Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living staff. Intervenes as needed and provides necessary in-services and education. Intervenes when competencies do not meet policy, procedures, and Health and Safety regulations by offering on the spot in–services and corrective action as needed to attain positive outcomes for residents and staff. Plays an integral role in customer service with community population as needed. Adheres to time lines, deadlines and task completion as assigned. Prepares reports and audits as assigned for QAPI. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications and seeking out growth opportunities. Attends meetings as required and requested. Creates with leadership and enacts training program for employees in alignment with goals and objectives. Responsible for seeking educational opportunities in new clinical areas and treatments of residents served. Must seek out current policy and procedure to ensure staff compliance. Position requires multiple off shift site visits per month for in-service needs, audits and competencies, etc.. May be required to work as a unit nurse as staffing dictates. Responsible for facilitating CPR training for community employees as required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must possess and exude strong leadership qualities Ability to serve as a role model Must demonstrate behaviors of a team player Ability to encourage growth, offer support and be an active listener while meeting both the needs of the staff and resident population Must be flexible and offer an expanding knowledge base. Ability to work autonomously Must have a commitment to communication with peers and supervisors  Education and/or Experience: Must be a RN in the state of Michigan.  Minimum of 2 years of long term care experience preferred.  Supervisory Responsibilities: Nursing staff  Language Skills: Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of mediums including strong verbal, written and computer skills. License, Certificates, Registration: Current licensure with State Board of Examiner of Nurses as a Registered Nurse.  Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to do the following: Stand, walk, talk and hear. Frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. Occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.  Disclaimer: This job description is a general description of the duties and responsibilities of the position and is not to be interpreted as a complete list of the duties or requirements of this position.  

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Part Time
Dining Services - Dearborn
Posted 2 days ago

Responsible for meal preparation, service and sales for all meals served in the assigned area.  Provides individualized resident service as required to meet guest preferences, diets and/or regulatory requirements (as applicable).  Responsible for baking details and catering setup as well as safety and sanitation in assigned area.  Accepts responsibilities of the Cook’s function in their absence. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: include the following: Provides friendly and efficient service to all residents and guests. Works safely at all times and identifies and corrects unsafe deficiencies. Shows flexibility and willingness to learn new areas of responsibility. Maintains dependability and punctuality without deficiencies. Is in appropriate uniform at all times. Ensures proper food handling, preparation and upholds guidelines to include, taking temperatures at designated intervals and taking initiative to correct deficiencies. Maintains foods in sufficient quantities while minimizing over-production and waste.  Assists in supplying all required products for breakfast, lunch, dinner, catering and/or other special events. Attends pre-meal briefings and demonstrates knowledge of menu, therapeutic diets, portioning and plating requirements (as appropriate). As required, checks Resident Diet Sheets and Therapeutic Menu Spreadsheets. Provides service following the appropriate method.  Clears soiled dishes before serving next course.  Completes ‘table at a time’ service system. Ensures the dining service areas are properly set-up and maintained throughout the day. Maintains the dining areas in a clean, orderly and sanitary condition during and between meals. Maintains food service line and dining service area sanitation and equipment cleaning schedule. Ensures proper handling of Café cash register or Point-of-Sale system, including resident charges, department charges, cash tendered, etc. (as assigned) Ensures resident requests or complaints are handled in a timely manner. Notifies a responsible Dining Services manager or Supervisor of a situation not in their ability to handle. Uses proper food handling techniques to include universal precautions at all times especially between handling soiled and clean dishes. Completes assigned dish and ware washing, using proper procedures. There may be alternative duties assigned as appropriate Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ability to initiate and implement necessary plans to assure proper food service for breakfast, lunch, dinner, catering and special Café events.  Ability to deal effectively with several projects, detail oriented, and maintains a friendly manner in dealing with residents and guests. Education and/or Experience:  One year experience in a kitchen environment required.  High School Diploma or GED required. Language Skills:  Ability to communicate accurate information. The ability to communicate effectively and calmly to residents, visitors and to all levels of staff. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Walking, standing, bending, sitting, speaking, lifting 25 lbs., pushing, stooping, stretching, thinking, evaluating, instructing, calculating, writing, learning new skills and information.

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Part Time
Dining Services - Dearborn
Posted 2 days ago

Position Overview: Ensures the efficiency of food services through proper cleaning and sanitation of kitchen, dining areas, trash disposal areas, equipment, cookware, dishes, etc. Performs stock tasks as directed.  Assists with meal service tasks as directed. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Organizes, cleans and sanitizes kitchen, dining areas, loading dock, elevators, dining storage areas, trash disposal areas, equipment, cookware, dishes, etc. Assists stock/utility staff person with inventory receiving, verification, stocking and tracking. Communicates appropriately with all food service staff, supervisors, other facility staff and listens effectively. Assists with meal service tasks as directed. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ability to deal effectively with several projects, an eye for detail, and a friendly manner in dealing with guests and coworkers. Ability to follow instructions, follow through with assignments, follow cleaning and other schedules and other written information (e.g., production sheets and serve meals if needed).  Conscientious, diligent, hard-working, and flexible. Education and/or Experience:  Experience in a kitchen/food serving environment preferred, but not required.  High School Diploma or GED required, unless an active student.  Supervisory Responsibilities: Language Skills:  License, Certificates, Registration:  Certificate in food service sanitation (ServSafe) preferred after employment.  Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Walking, standing, bending, sitting, speaking, lifting, pushing, stooping, stretching, thinking, evaluating, instructing, calculating, writing, learning new skills and information.

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Full Time
Dearborn
Posted 2 days ago

Essential functions include the following: Greet and direct residents, visitors, and staff and handle questions/concerns efficiently. Operate switchboard and direct calls efficiently. Monitor reception, package and deliveries, etc.

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Posted 7 days ago

Position Overview:  Is responsible for the coordination and final review of the MDS and Care Planning Process along with the Interdisciplinary team in accordance with State and Federal regulations, utilization review, and selected Quality Improvement initiatives. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. Leadership Demonstrates ability to coordinate and educate staff on MDS process. Ability to identify issues related to MDS processes and effectively communicates to DON and other members of Nursing Leadership Team. Responsible for managing, leading and directing the MDS staff. Serves as the chairperson of the Interdisciplinary Care Plan team. Responsible for creating a MDS Assessment calendar. Ensures that MDS assessments are completed in the required time frame by members of the Interdisciplinary Team. Monitors MDS compliance process by the Interdisciplinary Team. Ensures that the information on the MDS is accurate and timely. Responsible for auditing MDS documentation to ensure accurate and timely submissions. Human Resources Participation and input into hiring and performance review processes of MDS staff. Business Acumen/Financial Demonstrated understanding of MDS coding and RUGs levels and how they relate to reimbursement. Personal Relations Displays control and composure in complex, stressful or ambiguous situations, anticipates problems and plans accordingly, uses plan effectively to manage situation. Interacts professionally with all levels of staff. Customer Service Interface with other departments and services to facilitate the delivery of resident care. Department Specific In-depth knowledge of MDS processes, including but not limited to: MDS RAPs Care Planning Utilization Review PDPM Successful completion of AANAC MDS Coordinator Certification course within six months of hire. Member of the Nursing Leadership Team. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Demonstrated ability to write NCP-MDS, perform utilization review, experience Quality Improvement methodology. Education and/or Experience:  Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing.  Two years of experience in Long Term Care. 1-2 years of recent MDS experience. Supervisory Responsibilities:  Responsible for managing the MDS team. Language Skills:  Ability to read, write and speak in English. Excellent verbal and written  communication skills required.  License, Certificates, Registration:  Current license as a Registered Nurse in Michigan.  AANAC MDS Coordinator Certification or successful completion within six months of hire.  Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception. Disclaimer: This job description is a general description of the duties and responsibilities of the position and is not to be interpreted as a complete list of the duties or requirements of this position.  

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Full Time
Dearborn
Posted 1 week ago

Position Overview: Under the supervision of the Activity Coordinator, Assistant Program Manager and Program Manager will stimulate the physical, intellectual, social, spiritual, and emotional well-being of the residents residing in the Nursing Care Center and Assisted Living. Provide therapeutic and recreational activities to meet the daily needs and interests of the residents.

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Full Time
Health Services - Dearborn
Posted 1 week ago

Under the supervision of the Program Assistant Manager, provides therapeutic programming to meet the physical, intellectual, spiritual, creative, recreational, and social needs and interests.

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Full Time
Health Services - Dearborn
Posted 1 week ago

Under the supervision of the Activity Coordinator, Assistant Program Manager and Program Manager, will stimulate the physical, intellectual, social, spiritual, and emotional well-being of the residents residing in the Nursing Care Center and Assisted Living. Provide therapeutic and recreational activities to meet the daily needs and interests of the residents.

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Part Time
Health Services - Dearborn
Posted 1 week ago

Position Overview: The primary purpose of this job position is to provide your assigned residents with the routine daily assistance they need in their activities of daily living, and as may be directed by your Supervisors. The position requires a rare combination of clinical skills and the psychological needs that the residents need.

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Full Time
Health Services - Dearborn
Posted 1 week ago

The Nurse Manager has 24/7 responsibility for clinical care coordination for residents. The successful candidate will be assisting the Director of Nursing with hiring, scheduling, payroll management and customer service.

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Health Services - Dearborn
Posted 1 week ago

Since 1993, Henry Ford Village has revolutionized the way people view aging. We are located on the historic Ford family farm, where Henry Ford was born and raised. Henry Ford Village features a beautiful 35 acre campus with 7 miles of hallways. Our environment fosters the ability to enhance the lives of our residents through outstanding care and personal interaction. If you are looking for a challenging career as a Resident Associate with an innovative industry leader, this is the opportunity for you!   Position Overview: A Resident Associate provides direct personal care for residents. Responsible for guiding or assisting residents with activities of Life that they are unable to perform without guidance. Must foster resident’s independence and freedom of choice at all times.   Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Takes vital signs as indicated. Changes beds, gives showers or baths and assists with dressing. Provides in-house escort services to all areas in Assisted Living. Responsible for providing guidance and assistance for residents as needed. Makes daily rounds to residents. Monitors and informs supervisor and responsible party of residents’ status, any change in health condition and/or the need for medical appointments. Assists in serving of meals and with any needs residents may have during dining. Delivers meal trays and assist residents who are unable to eat their meals in the dining room. Participates and assists with resident-centered activities. Responds for providing paperwork to Emergency personnel for resident transfers and discharges. Investigates, document and notify the Assisted Living Manager, Director of Nursing and the appropriate responsible party of resident incidents and submit the documentation to the Assisted Living Manager and the Director of Nursing. Must foster team initiative with employees in all departments. Responsible for creating and maintaining a work environment that encourages teamwork, a positive demeanor and a calm working-environment throughout the community.   Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Assists with ongoing assessment of residents’ needs to promote independence. Maintains accurate records of observations and services rendered to residents. Assists the resident in making doctor’s appointments. Attends in-service training and education session, as assigned. Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information to assure HIPAA policies are followed and resident rights are protected. Ability to communicate effectively with residents, family and staff. Must be able to perform simple arithmetic and document care given. Ability to transfer residents weighing 50 pounds or more using a transfer belt, mechanical lift or with assistance of others. Performs additional duties as assigned by Management.   Education and/or Experience High School Diploma or G.E.D. required

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Full Time
Dearborn
Posted 1 week ago

Position Overview: A Resident Associate provides direct personal care for residents. Responsible for guiding or assisting residents with activities of Life that they are unable to perform without guidance.  Must foster residents’ independence and freedom of choice at all times. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Takes vital signs as indicated. Changes beds, gives showers or baths and assists with dressing. Provides in-house escort services to all areas in Assisted Living. Responsible for providing guidance and assistance for residents as needed. Makes daily rounds to residents. Monitors and informs supervisor and responsible party of residents’ status, any change in health condition and/or the need for medical appointments. Assists in serving of meals and with any needs residents may have during dining. Delivers meal trays and assist residents who are unable to eat their meals in the dining room. Participates and assists with resident-centered activities. Responds for providing paperwork to Emergency personnel for resident transfers and discharges. Investigates, document and notify the Assisted Living Manager, Director of Nursing and the appropriate responsible party of resident incidents and submit the documentation to the Assisted Living Manager and the Director of Nursing. Must foster team initiative with employees in all departments. Responsible for creating and maintaining a work environment that encourages teamwork, a positive demeanor and a calm working-environment throughout the community.  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Assists with ongoing assessment of residents’ needs to promote independence. Maintains accurate records of observations and services rendered to residents. Assists the resident in making doctor’s appointments. Attends in-service training and education session, as assigned. Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information to assure HIPAA policies are followed and resident rights are protected. Ability to communicate effectively with residents, family and staff. Must be able to perform simple arithmetic and document care given. Ability to transfer residents weighing 50 pounds or more using a transfer belt, mechanical lift or with assistance of others. Performs additional duties as assigned by Management. Education and/or Experience High School Diploma or G.E.D. required  Supervisory Responsibilities:  N/A  Language Skills: Ability to understand and follow instructions in English. License, Certificates, Registration: N/A  Physical Demands: Must be able to walk long distances at a rapid pace; must be able to assist in the bathing and dressing of residents with disabilities; must be able to push a wheelchair with residents weighing up to 200 lbs independently; continuous standing, turning, stooping, bending, stretching and lifting up to 95% of the work day in order to assist residents, move equipment and perform other related tasks using proper body mechanics; good visual and hearing acuity required; good verbal communication skills required. May be exposed to communicable diseases, and blood and body fluids that may contain HIV and/or HBV. May be exposed to cleaning chemicals and offensive odors  Disclaimer: This job description is a general description of the duties and responsibilities of the position and is not to be interpreted as a complete list of the duties or requirements of this position.

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Health Services - Dearborn
Posted 2 weeks ago

Since 1993, Henry Ford Village has revolutionized the way people view aging. We are located on the historic Ford family farm, where Henry Ford was born and raised. Henry Ford Village features a beautiful 35 acre campus with 7 miles of hallways. Our environment fosters the ability to enhance the lives of our residents through outstanding care and personal interaction. If you are looking for a challenging career as a RN or LPN with an innovative industry leader, this is the opportunity for you!   Position Overview: Responsible for the direct observation of resident’s condition and assessing the need for appropriate intervention. Provides nursing care according to established policies and procedures, develop and implements the resident’s plan and participates in the evaluation of care.  Supervises various nursing personnel on a regular basis.   Essential Functions and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Documents resident’s responses and the effectiveness of nursing interventions, including the administration of PRN medications. Demonstrates the ability to develop an individualized care plan by utilizing the MDS assessment and care planning process. Follows through with clinical and psychosocial issues as evidenced by contacting the appropriate individual(s) in a timely manner. Carries through with comprehensive documentation or until resolution of clinical or psychosocial issues. Supervision, documentation and direct resident care as delineated in the Charge Nurse Responsibilities Guidelines. Ensure that the CNA’s refer to residents’ care plans prior to administering care to the resident. Makes daily rounds to ensure nursing personnel are performing their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards. Make periodic checks to ensure that prescribed treatments are being properly administered by nursing staff and to evaluate the resident’s physical and emotional status. Plans, supervises, and instructs other staff members work. Knowledge of when to seek help or guidance from immediate supervisor or appropriate resource person. Makes daily rounds on each resident and initiates concurrent review procedure when appropriate. Prepares monthly rounds sheet and participates in rounds. Admits, transfers, and discharges residents as necessary. Ensure that an adequate stock level of medications, medical supplies, equipment, etc., is maintained on your unit/shift at all times. Complete incident reports as necessary. Transcribe physician’s orders to resident charts, cardex, medication cards, treatment/care plans/service plans, as required. Respond to all resident requests (verbally or call-light) for assistance. Practice positive resident relations; responds to resident and family inquiries, concerns or problems. Displays a caring and respectful demeanor towards residents, families and staff. Maintains confidentiality. Manages difficult or emotional situations. Assumes responsibility for own professional growth and development as evidenced by participation in classes and seminars that facilitate enhancement of RN’s knowledge base. Perform technical aspects of resident care according to established policies and procedures. Adapts techniques to individual resident’s needs. Administer medication with knowledge of action, route of administration, side effects and contraindications. Administer professional services such as catheterization, tube feedings, IV’s, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy and drainage bags, taking blood and ROM exercises, care for the dead/dying, etc., as required. Satisfactorily completes annual competency checklist. Contributes to resident assessment and MDS/Care/Service Planning process. Communicate about resident’s condition between and among nursing shifts and exchanges resident information with staff nurses and certified nursing assistants on an ongoing basis throughout the assigned shift. Communicate and cooperate with members of interdisciplinary health care team to accomplish resident goals established in care/service plans. Gives accurate and concise report on each resident to the following shift. Review complaints and grievances made by the resident and make a written/oral report to the DON/Supervisor indicating what action(s) were taken to resolve the complaint or grievance. Follow the facility’s established procedures. Report and investigate all allegations of resident abuse and/or misappropriation of resident property. Provide accurate written documentation on 24-hour report. Explains nursing techniques and procedures and assists nursing personnel in providing resident care. Displays willingness and ability to work as a team. Maintains a positive attitude; does not offer complaints, offers suggestions. Demonstrates a time conscious awareness; reduces non-essential interruptions to an absolute minimum in order to complete resident care priorities. Verifies the identity of the resident before administering the medication/treatment. Utilizes gait belt appropriately. Promptly answers resident call lights. Assesses resident needs and makes regular rounds. Practices all safety and loss prevention procedures; monitor adherence to safety rules and regulations and takes remedial action when necessary. Demonstrates knowledge of emergency policies and procedures. Implement and practice infection control policies and procedures; ensure compliance by assigned CNA’s to universal precautions and all other infection control guidelines; inform supervisor of any real or potential infection control concerns. Provides education to families regarding disease process and adjustment to continuum care. Maintains own staff development record accurately. Participates in unit QA/QI activities for improved resident care. Participates in the orientation of new residents/families to the facility. Meets mandatory educational requirements as required by regulatory agencies. Effectively adjusts assignments with changes in resident care needs. Provides leadership to nursing personnel assigned to that shift. Regularly attends staff meetings; when unable to attend, reads & initials minutes. Meets mandatory educational requirements as required by regulatory agencies. Required documentation completed accurately and timely (monthly summary note, comfort calls, quarterly & annual MDS, Braden scale, Falls Assessment, Care/Service Plans, skin rounds, restraints, MMDS, CNA Care Plans). Signs and dates all entries made in resident’s medical record. Meets attendance and punctuality guidelines. Manage competing demands. Demonstrates willingness and ability to learn new policies and procedures. Willingly attends in-service training. Schedules time off in advance. Begins working on time. Keeps absences within guidelines. Flexible in meeting unit scheduling needs. Works where needed without complaint.   License, Certificates, Registration: Licensed in the State of Michigan as a Nurse. Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or  an Associates Degree with one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Basic Computer skills required.  Supervisory Responsibilities:  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  

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Full Time, Part Time
Health Services - Dearborn
Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Overview:  Provides nursing care to meet the needs of an assigned group of residents within the framework of the total plan of care.  Functions under the direction of the Registered Nurse.  Supervises various nursing personnel on a regular basis. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. Deliver nursing care that complies with federal, state, and local regulations. Supervise delivery of nursing care by GNA’s on assigned shift and unit. Ensure nursing care delivered by GNA’s is delivered with respect for residents’ rights. Provide direct resident care; assist GNA’s with difficult assignments. Documents residents’ responses and the effectiveness of nursing interventions, including the administration of PRN medications. Administer resident medications according to the institution’s policies and procedures, without significant errors. Carries out restorative and rehabilitative programs, according to resident care/service plan. Makes daily rounds on each resident and initiates concurrent review procedure when appropriate. Admit, transfer and discharge residents as necessary. Complete accident/incident reports as necessary. Transcribe physician’s orders to resident charts, cardex, medication cards, treatment/care plans/service plans, as required. Prepares monthly rounds sheets and participates in rounds. Maintains confidentiality. Displays a caring and respectful demeanor towards residents, families, and staff. Manages difficult or emotional customer situations. Respond to all resident requests (verbally or call-light) for assistance. Practice positive resident relations, responds to resident and family inquiries, concerns, or problems. Perform technical aspects of resident care according to established policies and procedures. Adapts techniques to individual resident’s needs. Administer medication with knowledge of action, route of administration, side effects and contraindications. Administer professional services such as: catheterization, tube feeding, suction, applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy, drainage bags, ROM exercises, care for the dead/dying, etc., as required. Satisfactorily completes annual competency check list. Assumes responsibility for own professional growth and development as evidenced by participation in classes and seminars that facilitate enhancement. Acts as charge nurse as assigned. Contributes to resident assessment and MDS/Care/Service Planning process. Communicates about residents’ condition between and among nursing staff. Exchange resident information with nursing staff on an ongoing basis throughout shift. Gives accurate and concise report to the following shift. Report all allegations of abuse/misappropriation of resident property per nursing policies. Provides accurate written documentation on 24-hour report. Plans, supervises and instruct other staff members work. Explains nursing techniques and procedures and assists nursing personnel in providing resident care. Displays a willingness and ability to work as a team. Maintains a positive attitude, does not offer complaints, offers suggestions. Practices all safety & loss prevention measures; adheres to safety rules and regulations. Demonstrates knowledge of emergency policies and procedures. Offers assistance and support to co-workers. Demonstrates a time-conscious awareness in order to complete resident care priorities. Verify the identity of residents prior to administering medications/treatments. Utilizes gait belt appropriately. Implement and practice infection control policies and procedures; ensure compliance by assigned GNA’s to universal precautions and all other infection control guidelines; inform supervisor of any real or potential infection control concerns. Effectively adjusts assignments with changes in resident care needs. Provides leadership to nursing personnel assigned to that shift. Participates in the orientation of new residents/families to the facility. Informs charge nurse of any changes that need to be made to Care/Service. Plan and initiates those changes. Knowledge of when to seek help or guidance from immediate supervisor or appropriate resource person. Provides education to families regarding disease process and adjustment to continuum care. Maintains own staff development record accurately. Regularly attends staff meetings; when unable to attend, reads & initials minutes. Meets mandatory educational requirements as required by regulatory agencies. Required documentation completed accurately and timely (monthly summary note, comfort calls, quarterly & annual MDS, Braden scale, Falls Assessment, Care/Service Plans, skin rounds, restraints, MMDS, GNA Care Plans) Signs and dates all entries made in resident’s medical record. Meets attendance and punctuality guidelines. Works well with supervising RN; open to constructive feedback. Willingly attends in-service training. Demonstrates willingness and ability to learn new policies and procedures. Schedules time off in advance. Begins working on time. Keeps absences within guidelines. Flexible in meeting unit scheduling needs. Works where needed without complaint. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Basic Computer skills required.  Supervisory Responsibilities:  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and firing; training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; coaching, counseling and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Language Skills:  License, Certificates, Registration:  Licensed by State.  Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and depth perception.  OSHA OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE CATEGORY:  After careful analysis, it has been determined that this position falls into OSHA Occupational Exposure Category A and requires the following protective equipment be worn by anyone filling this position. GLOVES, GOWNS, MASKS, AND/OR GOGGLES:  Training will be provided in how to properly and effectively use any necessary equipment, in addition to education regarding precautionary measures, epidemiology, and modes of transmission and prevention of HIV/HBV.  Disclaimer: This job description is a general

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Full Time, Part Time
Health Services - Dearborn
Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Overview:  The primary purpose of this job position is to provide your assigned residents with the routine daily assistance they need in their activities of daily living, and as may be directed by your Supervisors.  The position requires a rare combination of clinical skills and the psychological needs that the residents need. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. Effectively implements individualized resident care plans. Responds in a timely fashion to all resident requests. Provide timely, accurate and complete documentation on resident notes. Accurate, complete skin assessments and any changes reported immediately. Baths and all required care are given in a calm, professional manner. Competently completes assignments in a timely manner. Residents’ rooms and property carefully handled. Resident rounds are made at least every 2 hours for toileting, repositioning, assessing hydration, etc. Displays courtesy and respect. Manages difficult or emotional customer situations. Maintains resident confidentiality. Respond to all resident requests for assistance. Resident privacy and dignity are maintained at all times. Smiles and consistently exudes a pleasant persona. Expresses genuine caring attitude to geriatric resident population. Escorts residents as needed. Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Knowledgeable in doing transfers safely. Ability to provide range of motion, proper positioning, and assist with resident ambulation. Proper use of Standard Precautions. Follows all Nursing Department Policies and Procedures. Gives complete report to charge nurse/case manager as needed during the day and at the end of the shift on all residents on assignment. Shares ideas to solve problems on the unit/department and looks for ways to improve unit/department. Exhibits good listening and comprehension. Willingness to share resident knowledge with other staff. Selects and uses appropriate communication methods. Ability to work with others in a professional atmosphere. Acts as a role model for new employees. Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Uses all equipment safely and correctly. Utilizes gait belt appropriately. Reports malfunctioning equipment promptly. Demonstrates a time-conscious awareness, keeping non-essential interruptions to an absolute minimum in order to complete resident care priorities. Demonstrates knowledge of emergency policies and procedures. Practices appropriate infection control measures. Is well organized and ready to start assignment at the end of report. Willingly attends in-services to increase job knowledge and skills. Does not require reminders to perform tasks and complete assignment. Fulfills requirement for 12 hours of in-service yearly. Visibly displays ID Badge at all times. Is flexible and willingly works other assignments as dictated by resident need. Assumes responsibility for professional certification(s) Always ready to start report on time. Ability to accept constructive criticism. Demonstrates willingness and ability to learn new policies and procedures. Manages competing demands. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation. Schedules time off in advance. Begins working on time. Keeps absences within guidelines. Assumes responsibility for accurately recording own schedule. Flexible in meeting department scheduling needs. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Education and/or Experience:  High school diploma or GED is preferred.  Supervisory Responsibilities:  None Language Skills:  Must be able to read, write, and understand the English language.  License, Certificates, Registration:  Current certification from the State Board of Nursing.  Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception. OSHA OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE CATEGORY:  After careful analysis, it has been determined that this position falls into OSHA Occupational Exposure Category A and requires the following protective equipment be worn by anyone filling this position. GLOVES, GOWNS, MASKS, AND/OR GOGGLES:  Training will be provided in how to properly and effectively use any necessary equipment, in addition to education regarding precautionary measures, epidemiology, modes of transmission and prevention of HIV/HBV. Disclaimer: This job description is a general description of the duties and responsibilities of the position and is not to be interpreted as a complete list of the duties or requirements of this position.

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