Henry Ford Health System Greenfield Health System Dialysis Assistant (full-time)- Detroit in Detroit, Michigan
General Summary:Responsible for proper implementation and performance of reprocessing program. Performs stocking and custodial duties. Works rotating shifts as necessary. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: A. Demonstrates ability to perform automated reprocessing. B. Demonstrates ability to perform manual reprocessing. C. Maintains reprocessing records. D. Performs dialyzer labeling. E. Maintains physical appearance of dialyzer. F. Maintains storage. G. Follows universal precautions and infection control policies and procedures, including OSHA regulations and MSDS information sheets. H. Demonstrates flexibility in work situation and functions as part of a multidisciplinary team. I. Demonstrates ability to plan work activities. J. Treats patients and families with respect and dignity. K. Demonstrates acceptance of constructive criticism and direction from supervisors. L. Maintains neat clean and safe work area, which includes ancillary equipment. M. Demonstrates technical and task-orientated skills and follows operational activities specific to assigned unit.N. Demonstrates professional approach to job. O. Demonstrates ability to minimize waste in assigned unit. P. Demonstrates understanding of reprocessing principles. Q. Demonstrates ability to prepare blood samples for shipment. R. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding in regard to the preparation, labeling cleaning/disinfecting and storage of bicarbonate and acid systems. S. Assists clinical staff as needed in treatment area, (e.g. holding needle sites, transporting, assist with weighing, etc). T. Performs water testing as required. U. Disinfects machine as required (date and time of disinfection if applicable). V. Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:Requires high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. Must be able to lift, transport up to 55 pounds of dialysis supplies.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.