Telemetry Cardiology – H5
The H5 Cardiac Telemetry Unit is a 30-bed unit that specializes in treating patients who are in varying stages of preparation or recuperation from cardiac diagnostic, therapeutic and/or surgical interventions. The patient population includes inpatient and 23-hour observation patients. This unit is one of two units that provide care for left ventricular assist device (LVAD) and heart transplant patients.
The nurse assistants under the direction and supervision of the registered nurses, perform specific patient care duties to meet safety and comfort needs of the patient. The NA provides input to assist the nurse in planning and implementing patient care, recognizes and responds to emergencies and alarms and communicates the situation to appropriate person. H5 has a dynamic, caring and compassionate team that works together very well.
Under the direction and supervision of the responsible Registered Nurse (RN), performs specific patient care duties to meet safety and comfort needs of the patient. 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. The Nurse Assistant follows the Henry Ford Health System Team Member Standards of Excellence in all interactions.
High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required.
Must meet one of the following required criteria:
Completion of a Nurse Assistant program (titles for similar programs may vary; e.g., Patient Care Technician (PCT) or Patient Assistant Technician (PAT)) but perform the same job role.
Completion of a Medical Assistant program with or without experience.
At least one (1) year of previous experience in an NA, PCT, PAT, or similar job role.
May be currently enrolled in a nursing program and have successfully completed the Fundamentals of Nursing course.
Foreign trained and licensed RN who has relocated to the United States and does not hold a Michigan RN license
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) license preferred.
Complete BLS Heartsaver Certification during orientation.
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