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Henry Ford Health System LPN - Home Health - Contingent in Southfield, Michigan

General Summary

Under the supervision of the registered nurse, utilizes the knowledge and practical experiences of a licensed practical nurse to provide direct patient/family care in the home. Performs basic therapeutic and preventative nursing procedures.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Successful completion of a licensed practical nursing program accredited by the National League of Nursing. A minimum of one (1) year hands on clinical LPN experience required; prior home health care experience preferred. The ability to effectively communicate with patients, families and health care personnel. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills required in order to interact effectively with individuals from various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Must have reliable transportation; possess a current State of Michigan driver's license; and have a satisfactory driving record. Must be able to lift, carry, transport and move clients, if needed.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:

Current licensure by the State of Michigan as a licensed practical nurse (LPN). NAPNES certification or successful completion of pharmacology exam.

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 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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