Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Perform vital sign checks. Perform chem sticks. Assist patients with, or administer routine personal hygiene. Prepare patients for appointments. Ambulate, move and lift patients. Assist with feeding patients. Assist patients with bed pan and urinal service and record output. Assist nurse with admission, transfer and discharge of patients. Response to call lights. Work under the supervision of a professional nurse. Assist in obtaining and caring for equipment. Help maintain a safe, clean environment in the patient unit.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Must be able to perform a wide range of physical activities which include moving, transporting and positioning patients and equipment as well as constantly positioning self to provide patient care and related duties.
Departmental Requirements: High School Diploma, GED, or an equivalent combination education and experience. Current Nurse Aide Certification from an approved Nurse Aide Training Program. Demonstrated communication skills, both written and verbal: a) demonstrated ability to read, and b) demonstrated ability to interpret nurse aide assignment sheets and kardexes. Experience as a nurse aide within the past year in home care, hospital, or nursing home setting.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.