Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

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Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Feb 17, 2019
Part-time
Summary: Mary Free is searching for a Weekend Team Lead on Sundays and job share Monday/Tuesday for the Inpatient Brain Injury Program.  Assumes full responsibility for evaluating patient’s need for speech therapy. Plans and executes individual treatment programs in accordance with ASHA and SLP scope of practice.  Keeps treatment skills upgraded through continuing education, evidence based research, and program development. Perform job responsibilities in accordance with the program’s strategic objectives and goals to carry out organizational strategic objectives. Essential Job Responsibilities: Each job responsibility is related to the MFB Pillars of Excellence. The responsibility is identified to a pillar by the following letters: Q (Quality), S (Service), P (People), G (Growth),   F (Financial). Provides patient care.  (Q) Evaluates patient condition. Establishes treatment goals in collaboration with patient and family as appropriate, and in collaboration with the treatment team. Treatment goals should be interdisciplinary and patient-centered whenever possible. Establishes written treatment plan, and administers treatment for each patient according to the stated goals.  Delegates responsibilities to Speech Assistants as appropriate. Re-evaluates patient’s status and effects of treatment.  Revises treatment plan as necessary. Reviews revised goals with patient and family as appropriate. Evaluates patient’s need for medical equipment and orders the appropriate equipment as necessary.  Evaluates equipment upon delivery and instructs patient, patient’s family, and health care workers on its use. Participates in planning for patient discharge by considering and communicating with patient, family, community support/services, and environmental limitations. Documents patient’s status and progress through initial evaluation, progress notes, and discharge summary according to established internal/external time standards and adherence to reimbursement guidelines. (Q) Communicates with others to integrate speech language pathology services with all aspects of patient care. (Q,S) Participates in conferences/discussions as needed and exchange of written records with other interdisciplinary team members to integrate speech language pathology treatment plan. Instructs the patient and the family in speech language pathology procedures as part of providing patient and family education including written instructions as necessary. Attends various meetings and in-services as designated. (Q,P) Follows all hospital policy and procedures including but not limited to patient confidentiality and infection control. (Q) Meets or exceeds program productivity expectations. (F) Provides discipline specific coverage (following cross training) within the Mary Free Bed system as requested.(F,S) Supports program operations as assigned. (Q, S, P, G, F)   Other Job Responsibilities: Serves as clinical instructor for speech pathology students and supervises CFY as needed.  Supervises, teaches and evaluates skills of students.  Communicates with participating universities regarding skill level of students.  (S) Participates in program development and/or research activities as assigned.  (Q,G) Participates in orientation and training of new staff. (Q,P) Demonstrates competence in relevant software and hardware required to meet job responsibilities. (Q) Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): M.S. or M.A. in Speech Pathology granted by an accredited university program. Licensure with the State of Michigan. Holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology. Must have 2-3 years of BI experience.   Possesses and maintains CPR certification to meet department/program protocol. Membership in ASHA. Physical Demands:  The physical ability to lift, position, and transport patients; the ability to constantly sit, occasionally stand, walk, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, grasp, reach, and frequently use hands for grasping; to hear, speak, write, and see (correctable vision); to frequently lift 1-10 pounds, and occasionally lift 11-100+ pounds; to frequently carry 1-10 pounds and occasionally carry 11-35 pounds; to occasionally push anywhere from 1-100 pounds; to occasionally pull up to 35 pounds; to exert up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, 10-20 pounds of force frequently, and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly. Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Feb 14, 2019
Part-time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.  Mary Free Bed(MFB) is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement: Mary Free Bed exists to restore independence, hope and freedom through rehabilitation to people with disabilities. Diversity and Inclusion: Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.   Summary: The Nutrition Aide assists with meal service through meal cart transport and meal tray delivery. At the end of meal service this team members collects meal trays and returns meal carts to Mercy Health Saint Mary (MHSM). Between meal services, the nutrition aide is responsible for stocking and maintaining all nourishment rooms and day spaces. This position also responds to alerts from our 24 hour electronic temperature monitoring system.   Essential Job Responsibilities: Conducts inventory of all nourishment rooms and day spaces. Supplies stocking requisition form to MHSM for fulfillment. Transports meal carts from MHSM to designated locations on MFB campus for meal delivery. Returns carts to MHSM after tray collection. Assists with delivering meal trays to MFB inpatients and collecting meal trays after meal service. Runs individual meal trays to MFB inpatients from MHSM as needed. Follows exposure/infection control, safety and equipment management, hazard, and quality improvement/risk management plans. Washes in and out of all patient rooms. Collaborates with St. Mary’s nutrition representative to obtain stocking supplies. Delivers stock to nourishment rooms and organizes using the First in First Out (FIFO) method. Maintains adequate inventory in nourishments rooms and monitors expiration dates. Maintains adequate coffee supplies and cups in patient and family day spaces. Monitors refrigerators in these spaces for expired foods. Performs rotating weekly cleaning list for nourishment rooms and day space refrigerators and drawers. Performs weekly safety checklist for quality assurance. Monitors SMART temps temperature monitoring system and takes action on any critical alerts. Treats all patients, families, employees, and visitors with respect, dignity, and courtesy and immediately addresses customer concerns appropriately. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): High school diploma or GED Knowledge of basic math, ability to inventory, and stock Demonstrated interpersonal and customer service skills; ability to interact with people of diverse backgrounds. Physical Demands: Able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time) Able to lift, carry, push, pull meal carts, up to 50 pounds. Able to stand and walk for the majority of the shift.   Reporting Relationship: Nutrition Services Team Lead Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Feb 13, 2019
Full-time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.  Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mary Free Bed at Covenant Health Care provides inpatient rehabilitation care for patients in the Saginaw and surrounding regions.  Mary Free Bed RNs working in this location have the opportunity to receive support from both organizations, and are expected to follow all applicable policies and procedures that apply to our work.  In this job description, the term “Nursing Department” refers to all care and responsibilities that the nursing staff provide to the patients that we serve. Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.   Diversity and Inclusion: Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect. Summary: Registered Nurses at Mary Free Bed at Covenant are a key member of the multi-disciplinary team that collaborates together to provide patient-centered care.  Within the Nursing Department, RNs coordinate, direct, delegate, and provide care to multiple patients.  Using a patient and family-centered care approach, each RN develops relationships with patients, families, and colleagues that enhance the quality of care provided.  Nursing care is performed with compassion and courtesy, and each RN is responsible to follow departmental policies and service standards.  Patient and family education is a primary focus of rehabilitation nursing, and is a critical aspect of the interdisciplinary team’s efforts to assist patients to gain independence, apply adaptation strategies, and return to home.   Essential Job Responsibilities: Quality Pillar of Excellence Quality Nursing Care – The Registered Nurse is responsible for all nursing care provided to patients at Mary Free Bed at Covenant.  Through careful assessment of each patient, interdisciplinary collaboration, and critical thinking, each RN develops and/or follows a patient-centered plan of care that aligns with the priorities and plans developed by the attending physician and other disciplines.   The RN coordinates care for non-licensed staff through delegation and follow-up, to assure that all care provided follows departmental policies and procedures.   Quality Improvement – Mary Free Bed is committed to providing rehabilitation services that are of the highest possible quality.  Opportunities for improvement are valued, as staff and leaders will take advantage of lessons learned to improve future services.  Each RN will participate in performance improvement through identification of ways to improve care, reporting unexpected events or medical errors, and reporting “near misses”.  As requested, the RNs will participate in data collection and documentation audits to assist the Nursing Department with quality improvement measures.   Patient Safety – Each RN is responsible to promote safety for all patients served by following all applicable department policies and procedures.  RNs will understand and contribute to the initiatives that are in place to improve the safety of the patients served.  Additionally,a culture of patient safety is very important at MFB and this requires all employees to be able to identify and report unexpected events and near misses without the fear of reprisal or retaliation.  Retaliation or intimidation towards another employee for reporting unexpected events or near misses will not be tolerated.  Finally, when threats to patient safety are identified, or opportunities for improvement are noted, these will be communicated with a member of the Nursing Leadership Team in a timely manner.   Service Pillar of Excellence Customer Service – Each Registered Nurse is required to demonstrate excellent customer service standards and behaviors, while interacting with patients, family members, physicians, and colleagues.  The Mary Free Bed Standards of Behavior outlines expectations for performance in this area.  Each RN must deal discreetly and sensitively with confidential information, and as needed, will perform customer service recovery with patients and families members.  The RN will also take active steps to recognize unique cultural and religious needs of patients and families and integrate these diverse needs into a patient-specific plan of care that aims to exceed the expectations of each patient and family.   Physician and colleague relationships – Interdisciplinary team integration and collaboration across disciplines to provide patient-centered care is a priority at Mary Free Bed.  Maintaining effective working relationships with admitting and consulting physicians is an important responsibility of each RN.  In addition, each RN is responsible to develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues from other disciplines that are involved in the care of each patient and family.    People Pillar of Excellence Employee Competency – Each RN employed at Mary Free Bed at Covenant is responsible to perform within the policies, procedures, and standards of care set by the organization.  This often requires demonstration of competency to meet regulatory and accreditation requirements and in alignment with recognized standards of care and best practice benchmarks.  Each RN is responsible to demonstrate competency in those areas required by the department, within the defined time frame.    Professional Work Environment – A culture of professionalism, respect, and accountability is critical to fulfilling the mission of Mary Free Bed at Covenant.  Each RN is responsible for encouraging a culture of personal accountability, solution-seeking behavior, mutual respect, open communication, acceptance of change, enthusiasm, and pride.  As opportunities for celebration and opportunities for improvement are identified, each RN will share this information with a member of the Nursing Leadership Team.   Employee Safety – Each employee within the Nursing Department is responsible to follow all policies and procedures related to employee safety.  When risks to employee safety are identified (self or others), each RN will take appropriate steps to reduce those risks, communicate with the Nursing Supervisor(s) and to maintain a physical work environment that reflects the high quality nursing services delivered at Mary Free Bed at Covenant.    Staff Selection, Development and Mentoring – As requested by a member of the Nursing Leadership Team, MFB RNs assist with employee selection and the orientation process for new team members.  Interview questions and feedback will be presented professionally and tactfully, and information discussed during the interviews will remain confidential, if needed.  As a preceptor, each RN will collaborate with the Clinical Care Coordinator and Nurse Educator to provide a comprehensive orientation for the new team member.  RNs are responsible to ensure the Nursing Care Assistant assigned to the RN, and who is serving as a preceptor, provides a thorough and accurate orientation for the new team member.     Student Preceptor and Mentoring – As assigned by a Clinical Care Coordinator or Nurse Educator, each RN will collaborate with colleagues, the Clinical Care Coordinator and Nurse Educator to provide a valuable clinical rotation for RN students.   Financial Performance Pillar of Excellence Fiscal Responsibility – Each RN will follow departmental policies and procedures related to payroll practices, patient chargeable items and other opportunities to provide high-value nursing care at a reasonable price to our customers.   As opportunities for cost savings and efficiency are identified, these will be shared with the appropriate member of the Nursing Leadership Team.    Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Licensure:  Registered nurse in the state of Michigan. Education:  Associates degree in nursing is required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Certification as a Registered Rehabilitation Nurse is preferred and will be encouraged for all MFB RNs.  Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification Experience:  Previous experience as a RN, especially in a rehabilitation or acute care setting, is preferred but not required. Strong critical thinking, decision-making, delegation, and leadership skills are required to work as a RN in the Nursing Department at MFB at Covenant.  Time management and organizational skills are very important, as well as effective written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to work effectively under time requirements and deadlines, problem-solve when facing unexpected issues, handle interruptions, and prioritize effectively. Physical Demands/Work Environment:   The work environment described here are representative of those an employee will encounter while working as a RN at Mary Free Bed.  The ability to perform these tasks are required in order to provide the necessary patient care required by MFB patients: Required to stand, sit, talk, type, read, and hear Required to use hands and arms to handle, feel, carry and work Required to frequently stand, walk, bend, kneel, and rise from a kneeling position while performing patient care. Required to be independently mobile, with frequent bending, and reaching overhead, for activities such as positioning and transferring of patients and equipment. Must be able to exert 20 to 35 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects(*).  Due to possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens and hazardous materials, must be able to understand and follow department policies related to employee safety. Must be competent with computer systems for the purpose of documenting patient care. Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Feb 13, 2019
Full-time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.   Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.   Summary: Maintains a clean, safe environment inside and outside the hospital by performing duties according to departmental techniques, procedures, and needs.  Scheduled work may include weekends, holidays, and/or a variety of shifts. Diversity and Inclusion: Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.   Essential Job Responsibilities: Cleans in assigned areas, such as patient rooms, nurses' stations, examination and treatment rooms, public and patient lavatories, lounges and offices, and public areas. Sweeps, dusts, dust mops and wet mops floors and stairways, spots carpets, and buffs hard floors. Cleans and sanitizes discharge beds.  Makes beds in designated areas. Washes down all patient discharge furniture including night stands, dressers, and over-bed tables.  Cleans and sanitizes waste receptacles. Collects trash and refuse from work areas and completes appropriate disposal. Cleans, sanitizes, and polishes baths, lavatories, and shower/sink fixtures. Stocks paper and soap products, etc. as necessary. Dusts, washes, sponge mops, sanitizes and extracts furniture.  Cleans and polishes glass surfaces, walls, and window sills, window frames, doors, and registers. Scrubs bathroom tiles, woodwork, lights, and vents. Maintains equipment and materials in a clean and orderly manner. Assists with setups, linen delivery, mail delivery, general deliveries, etc. Vacuums and edges carpeted areas as necessary. Any other duties as assigned by manager   Customer Service Responsibilities: Demonstrates excellent customer service behaviors consistent with organizational and departmental standards.  Consistently promotes teamwork and direct communication with co-workers.  Deals discretely and sensitively with confidential information.   Responsibilities in Quality Improvement: Contributes by participating in meetings, identifying problems and seeking solutions. Participates in department efforts to monitor and report.   Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): High school graduate or equivalent. Ability to communicate through the oral and/or written process and ability to follow directions. Physical Demands: Ability to work independently. Able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time) Able to lift, carry, push, pull, up to 50 pounds occasionally The ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, grasp, reach, and occasionally climb The ability to hear, speak, write and see (correctable vision   Reporting Relationship: Environmental Services Manager  Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Feb 12, 2019
Other
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.   Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation. Diversity and Inclusion: Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect. Summary: Provides support to the Inter-Professional Education Team on daily tasks and projects, which will give the intern gainful experience in the Hospital Administration and Nursing Education field and inter-professional practices.   Internship Type: This is a part time, unpaid internship.   Essential Intern functions: The Clinical Nursing Education Internship will be tailored to match the intern’s skills and help in developing new skills in the hospital administration and education field. A sampling of job assignments and projects are listed below. The intern may work in all of these areas or just a few.   Designs education utilizing evidence based practice. Conducts research. Assists with continuing education credits in nursing. Supports inter-professional team by providing administrative support. Reviews policies and procedures. Tracks data for educational offerings. Assists in coordinating education events Essential Intern Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Completed course work in Nursing and Business field. Student should be a senior level student at an accredited Nursing College. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel Point and Outlook.  Proven ability to create graphs, forms and databases and summarize results. Internet and web experience. Research experience. Competent language, spelling, and grammar skills with the ability to proof business documents. The ability to demonstrate initiative and responsibility, perform multiple tasks, attend to detail, meet deadlines, adapt quickly to changes, and respond well to feedback. Good interpersonal and telephone skills. Physical Demands:   Able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time); able to lift, carry, push, pull, up to 10 pounds occasionally; able to sit for the majority of the time, but may involve brief periods of time involving walking or standing; able to use keyboard frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time) Work Schedule 20-40 hours per week for a 10-12 week period. Actual hours and duration of internship will be determined at the time of position being awarded. Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Feb 11, 2019
Part-time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.   Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation. Diversity and Inclusion: Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.   Summary: Performs Medical Nutrition Therapy using the Nutrition Care Process (NCP) as recommended by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  Provides nutrition services to inpatients and outpatients based on their individualized nutrition needs. Adheres to the standards of care that reflect the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Completes additional clinical related projects as requested. Essential Job Responsibilities: Performs clinical/patient responsibilities: Develops individualized nutrition care plans through assessment, diagnosis, nutrition intervention, monitoring and evaluating. Creates medical nutrition care plan using established standards. Follows and documents nutritional risk status, the nutritional care plan, the provision of education, and outcome goals in the electronic medical record. Works in partnership with the interdisciplinary team. Attends team conferences as assigned. Provides medical nutrition education prior to discharge as needed. Performs outpatient responsibilities: Participates in outpatient clinics and performs clinical/patient responsibilities as listed above. Provides comprehensive nutritional evaluation, consultation and education per physician referrals. Develops medical nutrition standards, guidelines, and education material specific to the assigned outpatient clinic.   Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics, Food and Nutrition, or related field. Registered Dietitian and member of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. One year experience in providing nutritional consultations and assessments. Demonstrated ability to make critical decisions as it relates to medical nutrition services. Demonstrated interpersonal and customer service skills; ability to interact with people of diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated knowledge of basic computer operations. Physical Demands:  Able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time); able to lift, carry, push, pull, up to 10 pounds occasionally; able to sit for the majority of the time, but may involve brief periods of time involving walking or standing; able to use keyboard frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time)   Reporting Relationship: Manager of Nutrition Services Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Feb 11, 2019
Part-time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.   Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.   Summary: Maintains a clean, safe environment inside and outside the hospital by performing duties according to departmental techniques, procedures, and needs.  Scheduled work may include weekends, holidays, and/or a variety of shifts. Diversity and Inclusion: Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.   Essential Job Responsibilities: Cleans in assigned areas, such as patient rooms, nurses' stations, examination and treatment rooms, public and patient lavatories, lounges and offices, and public areas. Sweeps, dusts, dust mops and wet mops floors and stairways, spots carpets, and buffs hard floors. Cleans and sanitizes discharge beds.  Makes beds in designated areas. Washes down all patient discharge furniture including night stands, dressers, and over-bed tables.  Cleans and sanitizes waste receptacles. Collects trash and refuse from work areas and completes appropriate disposal. Cleans, sanitizes, and polishes baths, lavatories, and shower/sink fixtures. Stocks paper and soap products, etc. as necessary. Dusts, washes, sponge mops, sanitizes and extracts furniture.  Cleans and polishes glass surfaces, walls, and window sills, window frames, doors, and registers. Scrubs bathroom tiles, woodwork, lights, and vents. Maintains equipment and materials in a clean and orderly manner. Assists with setups, linen delivery, mail delivery, general deliveries, etc. Vacuums and edges carpeted areas as necessary. Any other duties as assigned by manager   Customer Service Responsibilities: Demonstrates excellent customer service behaviors consistent with organizational and departmental standards.  Consistently promotes teamwork and direct communication with co-workers.  Deals discretely and sensitively with confidential information.   Responsibilities in Quality Improvement: Contributes by participating in meetings, identifying problems and seeking solutions. Participates in department efforts to monitor and report.   Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): High school graduate or equivalent. Ability to communicate through the oral and/or written process and ability to follow directions. Physical Demands: Ability to work independently. Able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time) Able to lift, carry, push, pull, up to 50 pounds occasionally The ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, grasp, reach, and occasionally climb The ability to hear, speak, write and see (correctable vision   Reporting Relationship: Environmental Services Manager  Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Feb 06, 2019
Part-time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.  Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.   Diversity and Inclusion: Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.     Summary: Registered Nurses at Mary Free Bed are a key member of the multi-disciplinary team that collaborates together to provide patient-centered care.  Within the Nursing Department, RNs coordinate, direct, delegate, and provide care to multiple patients.  Using a patient and family-centered care approach, each RN develops relationships with patients, families, and colleagues that enhance the quality of care provided.  Nursing care is performed with compassion and courtesy, and each RN is responsible to follow departmental policies and service standards.  Patient and family education is a primary focus of rehabilitation nursing, and is a critical aspect of the interdisciplinary team’s efforts to assist patients to gain independence, apply adaptation strategies, and return to home. Essential Job Responsibilities:   Staff will provide patient care, treatment, and services within the scope of their license, certification or registration and as required by law and regulation.     Quality Pillar of Excellence Quality Nursing Care –  The Registered Nurse is responsible for all nursing care provided to patients at Mary Free Bed.  Through careful assessment of each patient, interdisciplinary collaboration, and critical thinking, each RN develops and/or follows a patient-centered plan of care that aligns with the priorities and plans developed by the attending physician and other disciplines.   The RN coordinates care for non-licensed staff through delegation and follow-up, to assure that all care provided follows departmental policies and procedures. Quality Improvement – Mary Free Bed is committed to providing rehabilitation services that are of the highest possible quality.  Opportunities for improvement are valued, as staff and leaders will take advantage of lessons learned to improve future services.  Each RN will participate in performance improvement through identification of ways to improve care, reporting unexpected events or medical errors, and reporting “near misses”.  As requested, the RNs will participate in data collection and documentation audits to assist the Nursing Department with quality improvement measures. Patient Safety  – Each RN is responsible to promote safety for all patients served by following all applicable department policies and procedures.  RNs will understand and contribute to the initiatives that are in place to improve the safety of the patients served.  Additionally,a culture of patient safety is very important at MFB and this requires all employees to be able to identify and report unexpected events and near misses without the fear of reprisal or retaliation.  Retaliation or intimidation towards another employee for reporting unexpected events or near misses will not be tolerated.  Finally, when threats to patient safety are identified, or opportunities for improvement are noted, these will be communicated with a member of the Nursing Leadership Team in a timely manner.   Service Pillar of Excellence Customer Service –  Each Registered Nurse is required to demonstrate excellent customer service standards and behaviors, while interacting with patients, family members, physicians, and colleagues.  Each RN must deal discreetly and sensitively with confidential information, and as needed, will perform customer service recovery with patients and families members.  The RN will also take active steps to recognize unique cultural and religious needs of patients and families and integrate these diverse needs into a patient-specific plan of care that aims to exceed the expectations of each patient and family. Physician and colleague relationships – Interdisciplinary team integration and collaboration across disciplines to provide patient-centered care is a priority at Mary Free Bed.  Maintaining effective working relationships with admitting and consulting physicians at Mary Free Bed is an important responsibility of each RN.  In addition, each RN is responsible to develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues from other disciplines that are involved in the care of each patient and family.    People Pillar of Excellence Employee Competency – Each RN employed at Mary Free Bed is responsible to perform within the policies, procedures, and standards of care set by the organization.  This often requires demonstration of competency to meet regulatory and accreditation requirements and in alignment with recognized standards of care and best practice benchmarks.  Each RN is responsible to demonstrate competency in those areas required by the department, within the defined time frame.  Professional Work Environment –  A culture of professionalism, respect, and accountability is critical to fulfilling the mission of Mary Free Bed Hospital.  Each RN is responsible for encouraging a culture of personal accountability, solution-seeking behavior, mutual respect, open communication, acceptance of change, enthusiasm, and pride.  As opportunities for celebration and opportunities for improvement are identified, each RN will share this information with a member of the Nursing Leadership Team Employee Safety – Each employee within the Nursing Department is responsible to follow all policies and procedures related to employee safety.  When risks to employee safety are identified (self or others), each RN will take appropriate steps to reduce those risks, communicate with the Nursing Supervisor(s) and to maintain a physical work environment that reflects the high quality nursing services delivered at Mary Free Bed.  Staff Selection, Development and Mentoring – As requested by a member of the Nursing Leadership Team, MFB RNs assist with employee selection and orientation process for new team members.  Interview questions and feedback will be presented professionally and tactfully, and information discussed during the interviews will remain confidential, if needed.  As a preceptor, each RN will collaborate with the Nursing Supervisor and Nurse Educator to provide a comprehensive orientation for the new team member.  RNs are responsible to ensure the Nurse Technician and Licensed Practical Nurse assigned to the RN and who are serving as a preceptor provide a thorough and accurate orientation for the new team member.   Student Preceptor and Mentoring – As assigned by a Nursing Supervisor or Nurse Educator, each RN will collaborate with colleagues, the Nursing Supervisor and Nurse Educator to provide a valuable clinical rotation for RN students.   Financial Performance Pillar of Excellence Fiscal Responsibility –  Each RN will follow departmental policies and procedures related to payroll practices, patient chargeable items and other opportunities to provide high-value nursing care at a reasonable price to our customers.   As opportunities for cost savings and efficiency are identified, these will be shared with the appropriate member of the Nursing Leadership Team.  Furthermore, all RNs will obtain skill set needed to participate in the growth of strategic programs within MFB; Baclofen and Botox. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Licensure:   Registered nurse in the state of Michigan. Education:   Associates degree in nursing is required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Certification as a Registered Rehabilitation Nurse is preferred and will be encouraged for all MFB RNs.  CRRN Requirement:  All newly hired staff will be required to become CRRN certified prior to their 3 year anniversary with Mary Free Bed. This requirement will apply to all RNs that work on the 3rd or 4th floor. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification Experience:  Previous experience as a RN, especially in a rehabilitation or acute care setting, is preferred but not required. Strong critical thinking, decision-making, delegation, and leadership skills are required to work as a RN in the Nursing Department at MFB.  Time management and organizational skills are very important, as well as effective written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to work effectively under time requirements and deadlines, problem-solve when facing unexpected issues, handle interruptions, and prioritize effectively. Physical Demands/Work Environment:   The work environment described here are representative of those an employee will encounter while working as a RN at Mary Free Bed.  The ability to perform these tasks are required in order to provide the necessary patient care required by MFB patients: Required to stand, sit, talk, type, read, and hear Required to use hands and arms to handle, feel, carry and work Required to frequently stand, walk, bend, kneel, and rise from a kneeling position while performing patient care. Required to be independently mobile, with frequent bending, and reaching overhead, for activities such as positioning and transferring of patients and equipment. Must be able to exert 20 to 35 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects(*).  Due to possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens and hazardous materials, must be able to understand and follow department policies related to employee safety. Must be competent with computer systems for the purpose of documenting patient care. Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Feb 06, 2019
Full-time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.    Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.  Mary Free Bed stands apart from other organizations by the unique combination of:   Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation. Diversity and Inclusion Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.   Summary: Performs secretarial and administrative assistant duties for the Directors of Inpatient Therapy and Care Management. Performs liaison activities for the inpatient therapy programs and other departments within the MFBRH system, and with organizations outside of Mary Free Bed.   Essential Job Responsibilities: Responsible for administrative and secretarial support for the Directors of Inpatient Therapy and Care Management. Answers/screens phone calls, greets visitors, and makes appointments. Assists with managing Director email, appointments and meetings as requested. Maintains administrative records and files as required. Covers the telephone for Director of Inpatient Therapy and Care Management. Composes memos and letters.  Creates forms, fliers, and meeting notices. Copies and faxes documents. Takes minutes at meetings as requested. Schedules and sets up meeting rooms (seating, audiovisual, refreshments, etc). Sorts/distributes mail. Types department policies and procedures. Maintains all therapy and hospital policy and procedure manuals for therapy programs. Orders/replenishes office/conference room supplies. Initiates purchase orders/check requests/petty cash slips for therapy expenses. Tracks and maintains records. Collects data and creates graphs for the therapy leadership group. All other tasks or projects as assigned by Director. Maintains and checks accuracy of the various reports. Performs budgetary and performance appraisal functions: Maintains records of student contracts, continuing education, or other information. Oversees expenditures associated with inpatient therapy secretaries. Reconciles invoices prior to remittance. Assists with performance appraisal process by preparing data and documents for the Director as requested. Supervises Inpatient Schedulers and/or Department Secretary positions within the Inpatient Therapy Programs (if applicable): Oversees the scheduling and coordination of all patient appointments for therapy. Oversees the clerical and support services provided by all inpatient therapy secretaries. Evaluates the annual performance of scheduler and secretarial staff Performs payroll functions within the Inpatient Therapy and Care Management Departments. Assures that time and pay recordsare accurate and ready for final processing by Payroll Manager: Performs regular reconciliation of employee hours within the Payroll system. Performs edits to staff time cards (missed punches, no lunch, CE/Meeting time, unit/job change, shift incentive bonus, etc.). Follows hospital policy for payment of PTO /EIB/Holiday Pay, etc. Assists in developing and publishing newsletters, brochures, fliers, and other materials for Directors and staff within the inpatient therapy programs: Writes and edits articles. Inserts clip art images, takes photographs. Finalizes/formats final layout.   Works with Media specialist when needed. Copies and distributes. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education & Training Required) High school education or equivalent. Ability to type 70 words per minute, take accurate minutes of meetings, and operate transcriber. Competent language and grammar skills with the ability to compose and edit letters and memos. Proficient computer skills in multiple software applications (API, MS Word, MS Excel and QI Macros, MS Office Outlook, RFlow Charting) are essential. Previous work experience in an administrative/secretarial position. Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds. Ability to make independent decisions as well as preserve the confidentiality of special matters. Physical Demands: Able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time) Able to lift, carry, push, pull, up to 10 pounds occasionally Able to sit for the majority of the time, but may involve brief periods of time involving walking or standing. Able to use keyboard frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time) Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Feb 06, 2019
Full-time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.   Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation. Diversity and Inclusion: Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.     Summary: The Patient Financial Services Representative is knowledgeable of payer regulations, as it relates to his/her area of billing responsibility to ensure compliance with billing regulations.  The Patient Financial Services Representative will ensure accurate and timely submission and follow up on inpatient and outpatient claims.   Essential Job Responsibilities: Maintains patient confidentiality as it is described in the HIPAA Privacy Act. Submits timely, accurate and compliant claims by utilizing the billing software. Timely follow up on all unpaid claims until resolution. Resolves credit balance accounts. Ensures payments received match contracted rates. Identifies and reports any billing system or payer issues to the Patient Financial Services System Analyst or Manager, as appropriate. Identifies new or updated billing regulations and notifies the Patient Financial Services System Analyst and Manager. Assist patients with payment options by explaining and offering alternative funding options. Serve as liaison between the hospitals departments and patients with questions. Prepares and maintains essential billing information in Microsoft Excel for cost reporting requirements. Assists in identifying additional educational opportunities for training of registration staff with billing regulations/requirements.   Other Job Responsibilities: Responsible for verification of inpatient admissions, along with notification to the patient/guarantor of provider participation and benefits. E ssential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): High school education or equivalent; associates degree preferred. Three to five years experience rehabilitation hospital medical billing. Knowledge of third party billing regulations. Proficient time management and organizational skills. Ability to problem-solve and work effectively as a team member. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Physical Demands:  Able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time); to lift, carry, push, pull, up to 10 pounds occasionally; to sit for the majority of the time, but may involve brief periods of time involving walking or standing; to use keyboard frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time)   Other Preferred Qualifications: Typing speed of 50 wpm.   Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.  
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Feb 06, 2019
Full-time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.   Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation. Diversity and Inclusion: Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.   Summary: Nurse technicians provide important patient care within the Nursing Department.  Under the direction of the registered nurse assigned to each patient, this non-licensed team member assists with patient care and other department activities as outlined in this job description, and communicates effectively with the RN responsible for each patient.  Work performed by each Nurse Technician must support the mission, vision, and values of Mary Free Bed. Essential Job Responsibilities: Quality Pillar of Excellence Patient Care –  The nurse technician provides direct patient care, as delegated by the RN and in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.  Patient care performed by a NT includes, but is not limited to, the following: Collects and monitors data and reports physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs of the patient and families as directed by and in coordination with the patient’s assigned RN. Obtains and records vital signs using appropriate equipment and technique. Provides direct patient care including sterile intermittent catheterization, bowel programs, patient hygiene, recording intake and outpatient, and other responsibilities as outlined in department policies. Acts as a safety attendant, as assigned, providing direct supervision under the direction of the RN to maintain the safety of the patient. Answers call lights in a timely, respectful manner Documents care via computer/written patient record according to department policies, including content and timeliness of documentation.  Provides input to the RN for use in an individualized plan of care for each patient Transports patients in a safe and timely manner to facilitate patient diagnostic testing and therapy sessions, as needed.  Communicates with other team members in order to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services. Maintains the patient’s living environment in a clean, safe manner Cleans patient areas, work areas, and equipment, as needed.  Communicates any equipment malfunctions to the Central Supply Department or Nursing Supervisor, and removes equipment from patient care in accordance with department policies. Assists with collection of quality data, as assigned by the RN, Nursing Supervisor, or Director of Nursing. Demonstrates appropriate use of all patient care equipment, in accordance with departmental policies.   Communication –  Each staff member in the Nursing Department is responsible to communicate in a timely, professional and respectful manner at all times.   Responsibilities of the nurse technician include, but are not limited to: Patients and their families or visitors are treated with kindness and respect. Customers, physicians, and other staff members are treated with kindness and respect. Maintains effective working relationships with employees throughout the organization. Treats patient call lights as a primary communication method between the patient and the caregiver, and promptly responds to call lights, in person, as soon as possible. Delivers care in a manner that is culturally sensitive and preserves the dignity and rights of each patient.  Deals discreetly and sensitively with confidential information, and follows all hospital policies related to protected health information.   Service Pillar of Excellence Customer Service –  Each nurse technician is required to demonstrate excellent customer service standards and behaviors in all interactions with colleagues, patients, family members, physicians, and other customers.  This employee is responsible to understand how patient satisfaction is measured within the nursing department, the expectations related to customer service, and the action plans that are in place to improve the satisfaction of MFB customers.   People Pillar of Excellence Employee communication – The nurse technician understands that communication with hospital and department leadership occurs in many ways, and that it is the responsibility of each employee to be aware of policy and practice changes.  This information is shared through various methods such as administrative bulletins, staff meetings, bulletin board postings, email, department newsletters, individual discussions, and on the MFB intranet (InsideMFB). Employee training and competency assessments – Each nurse technician is responsible to complete all required training and competency assessments prior to the posted deadlines.  Questions about required education and competency modules should be addressed to a nurse educator or a nursing supervisor to ensure that the requirements are completed prior to the deadlines.  Performance evaluations –Each nurse technician will meet with a nursing supervisor to complete an annual performance evaluation prior to the department or organizational deadline.  The employee will provide input to the supervisor when reviewing goals and performance from the completed review period.  The employee will work with the supervisor to review organizational and departmental action plans, and to identify personal goals for the upcoming review period.  As a preceptor, each NT will collaborate with the assigned RN, Nursing Supervisor and Nurse Educator to provide a thorough and accurate orientation for the new team member.   Safety policies – Each employee is responsible to demonstrate knowledge of and performance in accordance with hospital and department safety and infection control policies and procedures.  Maintains a safe and clean working environment for the benefit of patients and staff.   Financial Performance Pillar of Excellence Fiscal Responsibility –  Documents patient chargeable items according to department policies.  Avoids duplication and waste of supplies. Arrives to work on time and works throughout the shift, unless taking a designated break.  If the nurse technician does not have work to do, asks a RN or a nursing supervisor for work to avoid downtime.  Avoids overtime, and if overtime is expected, communicates this in advance with the nursing supervisor so that alternatives can be explored.   The nurse technician is also responsible for other department and patient-related tasks, as assigned, and in alignment with departmental policies and procedures.  Performs assignments as directed by management, and provides input on new services or revisions to new/existing policies and procedures as appropriate.   Essential Job Qualifications: Licensure Requirements:  None Education:  High school graduate or equivalent GED required. Certified Nursing Assistant preferred. Current American Heart Association BLS Course for HealthCare Providers Physical Demands/Work Environment :  The work environment described here are representative of those an employee will encounter while working as a nurse technician at Mary Free Bed.  The ability to perform these tasks are required in order to provide the necessary patient care required by MFB patients: Required to stand, sit, talk, type, read, and hear, required to use hands and arms to handle, feel, carry and work, required to frequently stand, walk, bend, kneel, and rise from a kneeling position while performing patient care, required to be independently mobile, with frequent bending, and reaching overhead, for activities such as positioning and transferring of patients and equipment, Must be able to exert 20 to 35 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects(*).  Due to possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens and hazardous materials, must be able to understand and follow department policies related to employee safety. Must be competent with computer systems for the purpose of documenting patient care. Must be able to work effectively under time requirements and deadlines, problem-solve when facing unexpected issues, handle interruptions, and prioritize effectively. Experience :  None required.  Previous experience as a nurse technician or nursing assistant is preferred.  Understanding of medical technology and rehabilitation care is preferred.   Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.  
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Feb 06, 2019
Full-time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.    Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement  Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.   Diversity and Inclusion: Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect. Summary In addition to the job description outlined for Outpatient Operations Coordinator under the direction of the outpatient leadership team, directly reports to Manager and Clinical Team Lead. Operations leader maintains the accountability for becoming a resource for all registration and therapy scheduling. Responsibilities include but are not limited to oversight of the day to day operations for all outpatient operation coordinator staff members, positive patient relations, proper telephone communication training & coaching, appointment scheduling, collaborative relationships among providers and staff. Accurately collects information from multiple sources to process referrals for outpatient therapy. Works with outpatient therapist management and department leadership to ensure operational efficiency. Identifies the need for policy development and/or revision. Helps in the development of procedures/protocols and/or seeks other departmental approvals as appropriate. This individual participates in the interviewing/ hiring, training and staff scheduling.  The main focus of the Lead Outpatient Operations Coordinator is to assist the Department Manager in customer service, quality care, and productivity, in accordance to organizational mission statement, values, and goals.   Essential Job Responsibilities Lead and provide the day-to-day scheduling, registration, referral process, authorization and telephone volume for all of Outpatient Services. Maintains the knowledge and understanding of all scheduling for all outpatient therapy lines. Manage process changes within scheduling software to implement protocol scheduling. Directing scheduling and registration staff in policy and procedure development to better accommodate patient appointments for all diagnosis and disciplines. Responsible for coordinating all changes with Cerner software through service request, problem solving and direct contact with Cerner representatives. Manage process changes within Athena to implement proper scheduling. Directing scheduling and registration staff in policy and procedure development to better accommodate patient appointments for all diagnoses and disciplines. Attend weekly team conferences to represent scheduling department in order to effectively create action plans to assist with problems/concerns/questions. Create and develop and edit patient education information/ patient policy changes/handouts as needed Administrator of Team Site for all of outpatient therapy. Identifies employees/departments, allowing/denying access on a case by case basis. Works with IT to ensure proper usage of Team Site occurs. Edits and maintains Team Site to ensure current data is correct.                                           Actively promotes open communication and a collaborative work environment with the team and other departments and work sites. Facilitate positive working relationships with access management/revenue cycle management, staff and all therapy staff, including managers in all departments and work sites. Identifies customer service issues and resolves or initiates necessary follow-up. Implements service recovery efforts as appropriately directed by Management Team. Analytical - Collects and researches data; Designs work flows and procedures. Problem Solving Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions. Works well in group problem solving situations.  Determines staff assignments Monitors and manages staff time (hours, TTO, etc.) for optimal customer service and to meet productivity expectations with patient volumes and timelines Arranges schedules to ensure appropriate coverage. Prioritizes and grants requests for TTO. Ensures appropriate staff rotation. Participates with interviewing and selection of candidates for open positions. Facilitates the annual employee review process and performance counseling Initiates the review process. Participates in/understands outcomes of actual review meetings. Performs employee competency assessments. Staff Development and Mentoring – Responsible for the orientation and education of new staff as well as ongoing staff development and mentoring of existing staff.  Encourages staff development through formal and informal learning opportunities, and using competency-based training systems. Supports program development and other operations as assigned.   Customer Service Responsibilities: Demonstrates excellent customer service behaviors consistent with organizational and departmental standards. Consistently promotes teamwork and direct communication with co-workers. Deals discretely and sensitively with confidential information.   Responsibilities in Quality Improvement:    Contributes by identifying problems and seeking solutions. Promotes patient/family satisfaction where possible; participates in departmental efforts to monitor and report customer service.   Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements) Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. Prior medical office/healthcare office experience including insurance verification and authorizations 3+ years. Competency and experience in scheduling patients and excellent customer service skills, Excel and Word required. Analytical - Collects and researches data; Designs work flows and procedures. Problem Solving Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions. Works well in group problem solving situations. Excellent oral and written communication skills required.  Possesses teaching ability, leadership ability, and high professional standards.  Must be well organized, be able to set priorities, work independently and is an effective team member. Working knowledge of medical insurance HMO/PPO/EPO/Indemnity/Worker’s Comp.   Demonstrated commitment to exceptional professionalism, confidentiality and service to customers Works with clinical team lead and has financial responsibility for department/cost center monthly performance. Must be able to develop and organize employment engagement activities. Effective communication skills for accurate, concise, and organized verbal and written communication. Requires information management skills to communicate, explain, interpret, and present data. Process and manage time cards for staff, approve vacation and payroll. Ability to exercise independent judgment Physical Demands: Able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time) Able to lift, carry, push, pull, up to 10 pounds occasionally To sit for the majority of the time, but may involve brief periods of time involving walking or standing To use keyboard frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time) Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.  
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Feb 05, 2019
Full-time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.  Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation. Diversity and Inclusion: Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.   Summary: Mary Free Bed is seeking a fulltime Physical Therapist or Occupational Therapist working Outpatient Assistive Technology.  Assumes full responsibility for evaluating patient’s need for therapy.  Plans and executes individual treatment programs in accordance with the State of Michigan licensure and PT/OT scope of practice.  Keeps treatment skills upgraded through continuing education, evidence based research, and program development.  Perform job responsibilities in accordance with the program’s strategic objectives and goals to carry out organizational strategic objectives. Essential Job Responsibilities: Each job responsibility is related to the MFB Pillars of Excellence. The responsibility is identified to a pillar by the following letters: Q (Quality), S (Service), P (People), G (Growth),   F (Financial). Staff will provide patient care, treatment, and services within the scope of their license, certification or registration and as required by law and regulation. Provides patient care.  (Q) Evaluates patient condition. Establishes treatment goals in collaboration with patient and family as appropriate, and in collaboration with the treatment team. Treatment goals should be interdisciplinary and patient-centered whenever possible. Establishes written treatment plan, and administers treatment for each patient according to the stated goals.  Delegates responsibilities to physical therapist assistants and rehabilitation technicians as appropriate. Re-evaluates patient's status and effects of treatment.  Revises treatment plan as necessary. Reviews revised goals with patient and family as appropriate. Evaluates patient's need for medical equipment and orders the appropriate equipment as necessary.  Evaluates equipment upon delivery and instructs patient, patient's family and health care workers on its use. Participates in planning for patient discharge by considering and communicating with patient, family, community support/services and environmental limitations. Demonstrates competence in relevant software and hardware required to meet job responsibilities.  (Q) Documents patient's status and progress through initial evaluation, progress notes, and discharge summary according to established internal/external time standards and adherence to reimbursement guidelines.  (Q) Communicates with others to integrate physical therapy/occupational therapy treatment with all aspects of patient care.  (Q,S) Participates in conferences/discussions as needed and exchange of written records with other interdisciplinary team members to integrate physical/occupational therapy treatment plan. Instructs the patient and the family in physical/occupational therapy procedures as part of  providing patient and family education including written instructions as necessary. Attends various meetings and in-services as designated.  (Q,P) Follows all hospital policy and procedures including but not limited to patient confidentiality and infection control.  (Q) Meets or exceeds program productivity expectations.  (F) Provides discipline specific coverage (following cross training) within the Mary Free Bed system as requested .(F,S) Adheres to the Mary Free Bed Standards of Behavior when working with patients, coworkers and members of the community.  (Q,S,P) Supports program operations as assigned.  (Q, S, P, G, F) Other Job Responsibilities: Serves as clinical instructor for therapy students.  Supervises, teaches, and evaluates skills of students. Communicates with participating universities regarding skill levels of students.  (S) Participates in program development and/or research activities as assigned.  (Q, G) Participates in orientation and training of new staff.  (Q, P) Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Graduate of Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) or Graduate of an American Occupational Therapy Association accredited Occupational Therapy program. Licensure with the State of Michigan. Possesses and maintains BLS certification to meet department/program protocol. Physical Demands The physical ability to lift, position, and transport patients. The ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, grasp, reach, and occasionally climb. The ability to hear, speak, write, and see (correctable vision). The ability to frequently lift up to 75 pounds, and occasionally lift in excess of 75 pounds. The ability to occasionally push, pull, or carry weight anywhere from 1 to 100+ pounds while assisting patients and moving equipment. The ability to exert up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, 10-20 pounds of force frequently, and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly. Preferred Qualifications: ATP (Assistive Technology Professional) Certification. 2 + years experience evaluating patients for mobility and positioning equipment. Evaluation and therapy treatment knowledge for all diagnoses (MS, MD, SCI, CVA, ALS, CP, etc.) for all age groups (pediatric through geriatric). Knowledge of working with outside DME vendors for provision of appropriate mobility equipment ranging from strollers, manual wheelchairs to CRT power wheelchairs. Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Feb 04, 2019
As needed
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.   Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation. Diversity and Inclusion Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.   Summary Accurately collects information from multiple sources to process referrals for outpatient therapy.  Analyzes and records the required demographic, insurance, and clinical data sets, other information, and signatures necessary to schedule and pre-register outpatient therapy patients and ensure that bills are produced according to regulatory and payer requirements.  Effectively completes medical necessity and managed care requirement screening, and determines insurance type and eligibility to ensure maximum payer compliance is maintained and maximum reimbursement is secured.  Verifies and/or authorizes insurance as assigned.  Interacts in a customer focused manner during referral processing to ensure that the patient’s and their representative’s needs are met, and that they understand their personal liabilities through various payment and program options. Demonstrates complete understanding and knowledge of all processes and procedures related to insurance verification, insurance prior authorization, and registration.  Performs all insurance verification and communicates appropriate verbal and written explanations to patients, family members, and/or other appropriate parties.  Assists in prevention of retroactive denials.  Works cooperatively with other departments and outpatient staff/leadership to assure financial reimbursement for outpatient therapy services.   Essential Job Responsibilities: Accurately collects and analyzes all required demographic, insurance, guarantor and clinical data elements necessary to process/pre-register outpatient therapy referrals and schedule all types of patients; records and electronically enters the information on a timely basis.  Verifies and/or authorizes insurance. Accurately prepares, produces, and distributes to other internal and external parties as appropriate and on a timely basis, forms, schedules, and supportive clinical documentation. Reviews physician referrals/orders and other documentation according to internal policy and regulation as applicable, in order to assure that the service being provided has been appropriately documented and meets all known payer medical necessity and other criteria.  Initiates contact to physicians and other office staff to resolve questions and problems. Initiates and explains the Advance Beneficiary Notification process as necessary.  Alerts appropriate parties for any ongoing monitoring or authorization needs. Provides information and explanations to the patient or responsible party regarding the policy and various options for resolving the patient’s financial responsibility for non-covered services prior to the service being provided. Receives and properly responds to telephone, electronic, or face-to-face inquiries from patients or their representatives. Reviews and analyzes all referral information and transaction edit reports in order to correct errors and resolve deficiencies. Accurately completes therapist planned/unplanned coverage per department protocol. Performs all other appropriate activities as necessary to meet the patient’s needs and to achieve the required departmental and organizational outcomes. Assists patients/families in keeping scheduled evaluations by providing transportation resources and/or securing translators as necessary. Accurately interprets referrals and patient scheduling communication sheets and develops ongoing outpatient therapy schedules.  Assures therapist consistency, accuracy, and timeliness when producing schedules according to established scheduling guidelines.  Reschedules appointments as needed.  Reviews notes and other documentation according to internal policy and regulation as applicable, in order to ensure that a treatment prescription and authorization has been received to support scheduling of ongoing therapy appointments. Provides information and explanations to the patient or responsible party regarding status of scheduling or non-scheduling of outpatient therapy evaluation or treatment appointments according to notations and/or protocols.  Initiates electronic and/or telephone inquiries to the appropriate parties including third party payers, employers, and/or managed care organizations, sharing information as necessary in order to secure, record, and electronically enter data which confirms that the patient has been initially authorized for the service being provided. Analyzes the available documentation and uses software and/or other listings or information, including the data gathered during the third-party eligibility and benefit verification, in order to calculate the amounts expected to be received from the payer and the amount owed by the patient or his/her responsible party. Provides pre-appointment telephone explanations to patients and other appropriate parties. Ensures that the patient or representative understands the policies that govern the revenue cycle and provide various options for resolving the calculated patient financial responsibility for non-covered services. Negotiates with the patient or responsible party to achieve a mutually acceptable resolution of the expected self-pay balance including such options as credit card payments, deposits, extended/external payment arrangements and screens for and initiates charity care.  Refers the patient or responsible party to other internal or external sources as applicable.  Initiates contact to physicians and other office staff as necessary to resolve questions and problems. Accurately generates patient specific Explanation of Benefit Forms and distributes to patients/representatives and appropriate internal parties on a timely basis. Enters calculated expected patient co-pay and co-insurance amounts in Cerner.  Sets follow-up dates in Share Point to monitor out-of-pocket maximums to determine amounts met.  Updates Cerner and Share Point notes accordingly. Completes timely posting of cash collections, accepting and generating appropriate receipts for monies and credit card payments received. Handles appointment cancellation requests from patients in the event insurance coverage is not available and reschedules appointments as appropriate.  Completes the return-to-doctor communication process in the event the patient decides not to receive services. Collects, Compiles, analyzes, and reports data requested by manager. Provides clerical support as requested.  Various other responsibilities delegated by manager. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements) Associates Degree or equivalent business classes/experience Minimum 12-18 months work experience in healthcare with scheduling and/or PFS related job duties. Demonstrated competency with ICD-10-CM and CPT coding classification systems. Outstanding organizational, interpersonal, communication, and overall customer service skills. Ability to interact with professional staff in an appropriate manner. Knowledge of medical terminology and clinical rehabilitation. Ability to perform in a high paced environment with a positive attitude. Physical Demands:  Able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time); able to lift, carry, push, pull, up to 10 pounds occasionally; able to sit for the majority of the time, but may involve brief periods of time involving walking or standing; able to use keyboard frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time). Other Preferred Job Qualifications: Completion of medical office course. Bachelor’s Degree in a health-related field Certification as a Medical Assistant or Licensed Practical Nurse Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jan 31, 2019
Full-time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.  Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.   Diversity and Inclusion: Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.     Summary: Registered Nurses at Mary Free Bed are a key member of the multi-disciplinary team that collaborates together to provide patient-centered care.  Within the Nursing Department, RNs coordinate, direct, delegate, and provide care to multiple patients.  Using a patient and family-centered care approach, each RN develops relationships with patients, families, and colleagues that enhance the quality of care provided.  Nursing care is performed with compassion and courtesy, and each RN is responsible to follow departmental policies and service standards.  Patient and family education is a primary focus of rehabilitation nursing, and is a critical aspect of the interdisciplinary team’s efforts to assist patients to gain independence, apply adaptation strategies, and return to home. Essential Job Responsibilities:   Staff will provide patient care, treatment, and services within the scope of their license, certification or registration and as required by law and regulation.     Quality Pillar of Excellence Quality Nursing Care –  The Registered Nurse is responsible for all nursing care provided to patients at Mary Free Bed.  Through careful assessment of each patient, interdisciplinary collaboration, and critical thinking, each RN develops and/or follows a patient-centered plan of care that aligns with the priorities and plans developed by the attending physician and other disciplines.   The RN coordinates care for non-licensed staff through delegation and follow-up, to assure that all care provided follows departmental policies and procedures. Quality Improvement – Mary Free Bed is committed to providing rehabilitation services that are of the highest possible quality.  Opportunities for improvement are valued, as staff and leaders will take advantage of lessons learned to improve future services.  Each RN will participate in performance improvement through identification of ways to improve care, reporting unexpected events or medical errors, and reporting “near misses”.  As requested, the RNs will participate in data collection and documentation audits to assist the Nursing Department with quality improvement measures. Patient Safety  – Each RN is responsible to promote safety for all patients served by following all applicable department policies and procedures.  RNs will understand and contribute to the initiatives that are in place to improve the safety of the patients served.  Additionally,a culture of patient safety is very important at MFB and this requires all employees to be able to identify and report unexpected events and near misses without the fear of reprisal or retaliation.  Retaliation or intimidation towards another employee for reporting unexpected events or near misses will not be tolerated.  Finally, when threats to patient safety are identified, or opportunities for improvement are noted, these will be communicated with a member of the Nursing Leadership Team in a timely manner.   Service Pillar of Excellence Customer Service –  Each Registered Nurse is required to demonstrate excellent customer service standards and behaviors, while interacting with patients, family members, physicians, and colleagues.  Each RN must deal discreetly and sensitively with confidential information, and as needed, will perform customer service recovery with patients and families members.  The RN will also take active steps to recognize unique cultural and religious needs of patients and families and integrate these diverse needs into a patient-specific plan of care that aims to exceed the expectations of each patient and family. Physician and colleague relationships – Interdisciplinary team integration and collaboration across disciplines to provide patient-centered care is a priority at Mary Free Bed.  Maintaining effective working relationships with admitting and consulting physicians at Mary Free Bed is an important responsibility of each RN.  In addition, each RN is responsible to develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues from other disciplines that are involved in the care of each patient and family.    People Pillar of Excellence Employee Competency – Each RN employed at Mary Free Bed is responsible to perform within the policies, procedures, and standards of care set by the organization.  This often requires demonstration of competency to meet regulatory and accreditation requirements and in alignment with recognized standards of care and best practice benchmarks.  Each RN is responsible to demonstrate competency in those areas required by the department, within the defined time frame.  Professional Work Environment –  A culture of professionalism, respect, and accountability is critical to fulfilling the mission of Mary Free Bed Hospital.  Each RN is responsible for encouraging a culture of personal accountability, solution-seeking behavior, mutual respect, open communication, acceptance of change, enthusiasm, and pride.  As opportunities for celebration and opportunities for improvement are identified, each RN will share this information with a member of the Nursing Leadership Team Employee Safety – Each employee within the Nursing Department is responsible to follow all policies and procedures related to employee safety.  When risks to employee safety are identified (self or others), each RN will take appropriate steps to reduce those risks, communicate with the Nursing Supervisor(s) and to maintain a physical work environment that reflects the high quality nursing services delivered at Mary Free Bed.  Staff Selection, Development and Mentoring – As requested by a member of the Nursing Leadership Team, MFB RNs assist with employee selection and orientation process for new team members.  Interview questions and feedback will be presented professionally and tactfully, and information discussed during the interviews will remain confidential, if needed.  As a preceptor, each RN will collaborate with the Nursing Supervisor and Nurse Educator to provide a comprehensive orientation for the new team member.  RNs are responsible to ensure the Nurse Technician and Licensed Practical Nurse assigned to the RN and who are serving as a preceptor provide a thorough and accurate orientation for the new team member.   Student Preceptor and Mentoring – As assigned by a Nursing Supervisor or Nurse Educator, each RN will collaborate with colleagues, the Nursing Supervisor and Nurse Educator to provide a valuable clinical rotation for RN students.   Financial Performance Pillar of Excellence Fiscal Responsibility –  Each RN will follow departmental policies and procedures related to payroll practices, patient chargeable items and other opportunities to provide high-value nursing care at a reasonable price to our customers.   As opportunities for cost savings and efficiency are identified, these will be shared with the appropriate member of the Nursing Leadership Team.  Furthermore, all RNs will obtain skill set needed to participate in the growth of strategic programs within MFB; Baclofen and Botox. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Licensure:   Registered nurse in the state of Michigan. Education:   Associates degree in nursing is required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Certification as a Registered Rehabilitation Nurse is preferred and will be encouraged for all MFB RNs.  CRRN Requirement:  All newly hired staff will be required to become CRRN certified prior to their 3 year anniversary with Mary Free Bed. This requirement will apply to all RNs that work on the 3rd or 4th floor. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification Experience:  Previous experience as a RN, especially in a rehabilitation or acute care setting, is preferred but not required. Strong critical thinking, decision-making, delegation, and leadership skills are required to work as a RN in the Nursing Department at MFB.  Time management and organizational skills are very important, as well as effective written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to work effectively under time requirements and deadlines, problem-solve when facing unexpected issues, handle interruptions, and prioritize effectively. Physical Demands/Work Environment:   The work environment described here are representative of those an employee will encounter while working as a RN at Mary Free Bed.  The ability to perform these tasks are required in order to provide the necessary patient care required by MFB patients: Required to stand, sit, talk, type, read, and hear Required to use hands and arms to handle, feel, carry and work Required to frequently stand, walk, bend, kneel, and rise from a kneeling position while performing patient care. Required to be independently mobile, with frequent bending, and reaching overhead, for activities such as positioning and transferring of patients and equipment. Must be able to exert 20 to 35 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects(*).  Due to possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens and hazardous materials, must be able to understand and follow department policies related to employee safety. Must be competent with computer systems for the purpose of documenting patient care. Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jan 30, 2019
Full-time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.  Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.   Diversity and Inclusion: Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.     Summary: Registered Nurses at Mary Free Bed are a key member of the multi-disciplinary team that collaborates together to provide patient-centered care.  Within the Nursing Department, RNs coordinate, direct, delegate, and provide care to multiple patients.  Using a patient and family-centered care approach, each RN develops relationships with patients, families, and colleagues that enhance the quality of care provided.  Nursing care is performed with compassion and courtesy, and each RN is responsible to follow departmental policies and service standards.  Patient and family education is a primary focus of rehabilitation nursing, and is a critical aspect of the interdisciplinary team’s efforts to assist patients to gain independence, apply adaptation strategies, and return to home. Essential Job Responsibilities:   Staff will provide patient care, treatment, and services within the scope of their license, certification or registration and as required by law and regulation.     Quality Pillar of Excellence Quality Nursing Care – The Registered Nurse is responsible for all nursing care provided to patients at Mary Free Bed.  Through careful assessment of each patient, interdisciplinary collaboration, and critical thinking, each RN develops and/or follows a patient-centered plan of care that aligns with the priorities and plans developed by the attending physician and other disciplines.   The RN coordinates care for non-licensed staff through delegation and follow-up, to assure that all care provided follows departmental policies and procedures. Quality Improvement – Mary Free Bed is committed to providing rehabilitation services that are of the highest possible quality.  Opportunities for improvement are valued, as staff and leaders will take advantage of lessons learned to improve future services.  Each RN will participate in performance improvement through identification of ways to improve care, reporting unexpected events or medical errors, and reporting “near misses”.  As requested, the RNs will participate in data collection and documentation audits to assist the Nursing Department with quality improvement measures. Patient Safety – Each RN is responsible to promote safety for all patients served by following all applicable department policies and procedures.  RNs will understand and contribute to the initiatives that are in place to improve the safety of the patients served.  Additionally,a culture of patient safety is very important at MFB and this requires all employees to be able to identify and report unexpected events and near misses without the fear of reprisal or retaliation.  Retaliation or intimidation towards another employee for reporting unexpected events or near misses will not be tolerated.  Finally, when threats to patient safety are identified, or opportunities for improvement are noted, these will be communicated with a member of the Nursing Leadership Team in a timely manner.   Service Pillar of Excellence Customer Service – Each Registered Nurse is required to demonstrate excellent customer service standards and behaviors, while interacting with patients, family members, physicians, and colleagues.  Each RN must deal discreetly and sensitively with confidential information, and as needed, will perform customer service recovery with patients and families members.  The RN will also take active steps to recognize unique cultural and religious needs of patients and families and integrate these diverse needs into a patient-specific plan of care that aims to exceed the expectations of each patient and family. Physician and colleague relationships – Interdisciplinary team integration and collaboration across disciplines to provide patient-centered care is a priority at Mary Free Bed.  Maintaining effective working relationships with admitting and consulting physicians at Mary Free Bed is an important responsibility of each RN.  In addition, each RN is responsible to develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues from other disciplines that are involved in the care of each patient and family.    People Pillar of Excellence Employee Competency – Each RN employed at Mary Free Bed is responsible to perform within the policies, procedures, and standards of care set by the organization.  This often requires demonstration of competency to meet regulatory and accreditation requirements and in alignment with recognized standards of care and best practice benchmarks.  Each RN is responsible to demonstrate competency in those areas required by the department, within the defined time frame.  Professional Work Environment – A culture of professionalism, respect, and accountability is critical to fulfilling the mission of Mary Free Bed Hospital.  Each RN is responsible for encouraging a culture of personal accountability, solution-seeking behavior, mutual respect, open communication, acceptance of change, enthusiasm, and pride.  As opportunities for celebration and opportunities for improvement are identified, each RN will share this information with a member of the Nursing Leadership Team Employee Safety – Each employee within the Nursing Department is responsible to follow all policies and procedures related to employee safety.  When risks to employee safety are identified (self or others), each RN will take appropriate steps to reduce those risks, communicate with the Nursing Supervisor(s) and to maintain a physical work environment that reflects the high quality nursing services delivered at Mary Free Bed.  Staff Selection, Development and Mentoring – As requested by a member of the Nursing Leadership Team, MFB RNs assist with employee selection and orientation process for new team members.  Interview questions and feedback will be presented professionally and tactfully, and information discussed during the interviews will remain confidential, if needed.  As a preceptor, each RN will collaborate with the Nursing Supervisor and Nurse Educator to provide a comprehensive orientation for the new team member.  RNs are responsible to ensure the Nurse Technician and Licensed Practical Nurse assigned to the RN and who are serving as a preceptor provide a thorough and accurate orientation for the new team member.   Student Preceptor and Mentoring – As assigned by a Nursing Supervisor or Nurse Educator, each RN will collaborate with colleagues, the Nursing Supervisor and Nurse Educator to provide a valuable clinical rotation for RN students.   Financial Performance Pillar of Excellence Fiscal Responsibility – Each RN will follow departmental policies and procedures related to payroll practices, patient chargeable items and other opportunities to provide high-value nursing care at a reasonable price to our customers.   As opportunities for cost savings and efficiency are identified, these will be shared with the appropriate member of the Nursing Leadership Team.  Furthermore, all RNs will obtain skill set needed to participate in the growth of strategic programs within MFB; Baclofen and Botox. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Licensure:  Registered nurse in the state of Michigan. Education:  Associates degree in nursing is required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Certification as a Registered Rehabilitation Nurse is preferred and will be encouraged for all MFB RNs.  CRRN Requirement: All newly hired staff will be required to become CRRN certified prior to their 3 year anniversary with Mary Free Bed. This requirement will apply to all RNs that work on the 3rd or 4th floor. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification Experience:  Previous experience as a RN, especially in a rehabilitation or acute care setting, is preferred but not required. Strong critical thinking, decision-making, delegation, and leadership skills are required to work as a RN in the Nursing Department at MFB.  Time management and organizational skills are very important, as well as effective written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to work effectively under time requirements and deadlines, problem-solve when facing unexpected issues, handle interruptions, and prioritize effectively. Physical Demands/Work Environment:   The work environment described here are representative of those an employee will encounter while working as a RN at Mary Free Bed.  The ability to perform these tasks are required in order to provide the necessary patient care required by MFB patients: Required to stand, sit, talk, type, read, and hear Required to use hands and arms to handle, feel, carry and work Required to frequently stand, walk, bend, kneel, and rise from a kneeling position while performing patient care. Required to be independently mobile, with frequent bending, and reaching overhead, for activities such as positioning and transferring of patients and equipment. Must be able to exert 20 to 35 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects(*).  Due to possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens and hazardous materials, must be able to understand and follow department policies related to employee safety. Must be competent with computer systems for the purpose of documenting patient care. Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jan 30, 2019
As needed
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.   Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation. Diversity and Inclusion: Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.   Summary: Performs Medical Nutrition Therapy using the Nutrition Care Process (NCP) as recommended by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  Provides nutrition services to inpatients and outpatients based on their individualized nutrition needs. Adheres to the standards of care that reflect the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Completes additional clinical related projects as requested. Essential Job Responsibilities: Performs clinical/patient responsibilities: Develops individualized nutrition care plans through assessment, diagnosis, nutrition intervention, monitoring and evaluating. Creates medical nutrition care plan using established standards. Follows and documents nutritional risk status, the nutritional care plan, the provision of education, and outcome goals in the electronic medical record. Works in partnership with the interdisciplinary team. Attends team conferences as assigned. Provides medical nutrition education prior to discharge as needed. Performs outpatient responsibilities: Participates in outpatient clinics and performs clinical/patient responsibilities as listed above. Provides comprehensive nutritional evaluation, consultation and education per physician referrals. Develops medical nutrition standards, guidelines, and education material specific to the assigned outpatient clinic.   Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics, Food and Nutrition, or related field. Registered Dietitian and member of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. One year experience in providing nutritional consultations and assessments. Demonstrated ability to make critical decisions as it relates to medical nutrition services. Demonstrated interpersonal and customer service skills; ability to interact with people of diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated knowledge of basic computer operations. Physical Demands:  Able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time); able to lift, carry, push, pull, up to 10 pounds occasionally; able to sit for the majority of the time, but may involve brief periods of time involving walking or standing; able to use keyboard frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time)   Reporting Relationship: Manager of Nutrition Services Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 515 N. Michigan Saginaw Michigan 48602 United States
Jan 30, 2019
As needed
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.  Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mary Free Bed at Covenant HealthCare provides inpatient rehabilitation care for patients in the Saginaw and surrounding regions.   The Mary Free Bed Occupational Therapist working in this location has the opportunity to receive support from both organizations, and is expected to follow all applicable policies and procedures that apply to our work.  Mission Statement Mary Free Bed:  Restoring Hope and Freedom through Rehabilitation.   Covenant HealthCare:  Extraordinary Care for Every Generation Diversity and Inclusion: Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.   Summary: Assumes full responsibility for evaluating patients' need for occupational therapy.  Plans and executes individual treatment programs in accordance with the state of Michigan licensure and OT scope of practice.  Keeps treatment skills updated through continuing education, evidence based research, and program development. Perform job responsibilities in accordance with the program’s strategic objectives and goals to carry out organizational strategic objectives.     Essential Job Responsibilities: Each job responsibility is related to the MFB Pillars of Excellence. The responsibility is identified to a pillar by the following letters: Q (Quality), S (Service), P (People), G (Growth),   F (Financial). Staff will provide patient care, treatment, and services within the scope of their license, certification or registration and as required by law and regulation.   Provides patient care. (Q) Evaluates patient condition. Establishes treatment goals in collaboration with patient and family as appropriate, and in collaboration with the treatment team. Treatment goals should be interdisciplinary and patient-centered whenever possible. Establishes written treatment plan, and administers treatment for each patient according to the stated goals.  Delegates responsibilities to occupational therapy assistants as appropriate. Re-evaluates patient's status and effects of treatment.  Revises treatment plan as necessary Reviews revised goals with patient and family as appropriate. Evaluates patient's need for medical equipment and orders the appropriate equipment as necessary.  Evaluates equipment upon delivery and instructs patient, patient's family, and health care workers on its use. Participates in planning for patient discharge by considering and communicating with patient, family, community support/services, and environmental limitations. Demonstrates competence in relevant software and hardware required to meet job responsibilities. (Q) Documents patient's status and progress through initial evaluation, progress notes, and discharge summary according to established internal/external time standards and adherence to reimbursement guidelines. (Q) Communicates with others to integrate occupational therapy treatment with all aspects of patient care. (Q,S) Participates in conferences/discussions as needed and exchange of written records with other interdisciplinary team members to integrate occupational therapy treatment plan. Instructs the patient and the family in occupational therapy procedures as part of providing patient and family education including written instructions as necessary. Attends various meetings and in-services as designated. (Q,P) Follows all hospital policy and procedures including but not limited to patient confidentiality and infection control. (Q) Meets or exceeds program productivity expectations. (F) Adheres to the Mary Free Bed Standards of Behavior when working with patients, coworkers and members of the community. (Q,S,P) Supports program operations as assigned. (Q, S, P, G, F)   Other Job Responsibilities: Serves as clinical instructor for occupational therapy students.  Supervises, teaches, and evaluates skills of students.  Communicates with participating universities regarding skill levels of students. (S) Participates in program development and/or research activities as assigned. (Q,G) Participates in orientation and training of new staff. (Q,P)   Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Graduate of an American Occupational Therapy Association accredited Occupational Therapy program. Certification by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. Licensure with the state of Michigan. Possesses and maintains BLS certification to meet department/program protocol. Physical Demands The physical ability to lift, position, and transport patients. The ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, grasp, reach, and occasionally climb. The ability to hear, speak, write, and see (correctable vision). The ability to frequently lift up to 75 pounds, and occasionally lift in excess of 75 pounds. The ability to occasionally push, pull, or carry weight anywhere from 1 to 100+ pounds while assisting patients and moving equipment. The ability to exert up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, 10-20 pounds of force frequently, and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly. Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jan 29, 2019
Full-time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers.   Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care.   Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.   Diversity and Inclusion: Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.   Summary: Uses mechanical, technical, physical and communication skills in order to maintain a safe, reliable and comfortable health care environment.  Carries out the daily corrective and preventative maintenance functions of the department and stays abreast of current technological issues in order to make the best positive contribution to patient care.   Essential Job Responsibilities: Performs plumbing and pipefitting at a level commensurate with years of experience and in accordance with applicable standards.  Performs general facility maintenance to maintain the physical, mechanical and environmental integrity of the physical plant and associated equipment. Performs basic electrical services under the guidance of a licensed electrician to fulfill the safety and convenience requirements of our customers.  Examples would be repairing lighting circuits, troubleshooting motor controls and changing ballast’s. Maintains HVAC/R systems, chiller(s), air conditioners, cooling towers, power plant, boilers, steam traps, heat exchangers and condensate receivers/pumps from a monitoring and preventive maintenance perspective to continually provide maximum safety and comfort to our customers. Responsible for working safely in every situation in order to protect self and others. Responsible for proper documentation, carrying out departmental policies and procedures and meeting continuous performance standards. Performs upper level corrective and preventive maintenance in accordance with the following list to assure the integrity of the plant and equipment, and to provide a safe and comfortable environment for patients, visitors and staff.  These items are meant to serve as examples and do not represent an “all inclusive” list of tasks. Rebuilds and replaces medical gas outlets. Tests, monitors and logs medical gas systems and equipment. Performs rough and finish carpentry tasks, fabricates new walls, installs new doors, frames and hardware, constructs cabinets and counters, and does major carpentry repairs. Calibrates and maintains pneumatic controls. Performs detailed hydraulic stretcher and electric bed repair. Repairs and calibrates various electronic monitoring devices. Able to weld, solder and braze. Repairs and replaces single and polyphase motors up to 480 volts. Performs masonry and concrete work. Maintains and repairs closed loop water systems for domestic and heating water. Troubleshoots and repairs multi-belt fan systems. Performs appropriate tests on closed loop water systems and chemically treats same. Test, monitor and log emergency generators. Test, monitor, log and clean swimming pool. Performs preventive maintenance as assigned.   Other Job Responsibilities: Receives training and acts as "First Responder" as part of Patient/Staff safety that is covered by various Emergency Preparedness Plans of the organization. Assists with hospital-wide security for the protection and well being of our customers. Demonstrates effective and pleasant interpersonal relations. Participates in personal enhancement and professional growth opportunities. Other duties as assigned. Maintains individual productivity standards. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): High school diploma or equivalent Two years experience in an industrial or commercial setting. Ability to read and interpret blueprints and manufacturer's specifications. Ability to requisition the equipment and materials for equipment installations and repairs. Basic computer skills to answer email, research on the internet and operate the building automation system.   Other Preferred Job Qualifications: Applicable trade school education and/or experience (i.e. plumbing, masonry, carpentry, painting, electrical work, refrigeration, air conditioning, etc.). Due to the fact that many patients are pediatrics or individuals who have experienced trauma to the brain, Plant Service staff is responsible for the proper care and locking of their tools and tool carts.  Nothing should be left in an area, room or corridor where patients can gain access to tools that could be considered dangerous.   Essential Physical and Mental Requirements – Typical Working Conditions: Ability to lift up to 80 pounds. Must regularly move freely throughout the facility. Vision correctable to 20/40 is necessary, including color and depth perception, reading, close-up work and a peripheral field of vision. Overall dexterity is necessary, including handling, grasping, feeling and climbing. Correctable hearing equivalent to less than 25% loss is necessary in order to discern various sounds associated with the job that will assure safety of the physical plant, equipment, and occupants. Frequently exposed to situations involving public contact, decision-making and a high level of concentration. Possible exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious/hazardous materials. Possible exposure to high or low temperatures as both inside and outside work indicates. Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.  
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jan 28, 2019
Full-time
We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It’s extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients “Ask for Mary,” they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited, rehabilitation hospital with 167 inpatient beds – 119 acute and 48 sub-acute services. There are numerous outpatient programs as well as home and community. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes.    Mission Statement: Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation. Diversity and Inclusion: Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect.   Summary: Provides care management services to all patients and families to promote optimal functioning throughout the rehabilitation process.  Maintains current with clinical practice through continuing education, research, and program development. Essential Job Responsibilities: Provides care management services to patients and families. Provides an initial psychosocial assessment of patient and family functioning, adjustment to disability, health literacy status and coping skills. Provides education to facilitate adjustment, problem solving, and the development/implementation of an appropriate discharge/transition plan. Communicate with patients and families/supports to promote participation in the development and execution of the plan of care. Acts as an internal case manager and functions as liaison with external case managers, providers and funding sources to maximize patient satisfaction, quality, and cost-effective outcomes. Coordinates highly effective level of care transitions from inpatient to community-based levels of care and services, such as: outpatient rehabilitation, home care, hospice, school, vocational rehabilitation, counseling, etc. Oversees the patient follow up process to insure highly durable outcomes.  Documents patient/family status, progress and discharge status through initial evaluation, progress notes, and discharge summaries according to established time standards. Identify and remove barriers to the discharge/transition process by: Identifying complex discharge/transition needs early on in order to assist the patient and family/supports in acquiring resources, such as: non-covered medications, home modifications, non-funded equipment, etc. Ensuring access to all needed follow-up primary care and medications at discharge, which may include assistance in locating funding to reduce the likelihood of re-hospitalization. Educate patients and families/supports on current evidence based practices related to complex /chronic disease management across the continuum of care to reduce the frequency of re-hospitalization. Communicates with rehabilitation team regarding patient and family needs, preferences, resources, funding issues and discharge/transition status in order to integrate the care process and minimize fragmentation in the services. Attends and participates actively in patient team conferences by representing the needs, preferences and resources of the patient and family/supports. Identify the need for and facilitate family conferences as appropriate to assure the needs and preferences of the patient and family/supports are in unison with the goals and clinical interventions of the rehabilitation team. Functions as a patient advocate and maintains patient confidentiality. Educate the patient, the family/supports, and members of the health care delivery team about treatment options, community resources, insurance benefits, psychosocial concerns, case management, etc., so that timely and informed decisions can be made. Promote patient self-advocacy, choice and self-determination. Educate patients and families/supports in the appropriate use of health care services. Improve quality of care and maintain cost effectiveness on a case-by-case basis.   Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Possesses and demonstrates competence in an identified area of clinical expertise. Registered Nurse, Masters in Social Work or Masters in Counseling from accredited school Equivalent degrees are accepted provided they are granted from an accredited school of Care management. Current professional license with the State of Michigan in the area of practice is required Three years of experience as a care manager in a health care setting. Experience working in acute rehabilitation preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, expressing self in a clear, concise, and professional manner. Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with the interdisciplinary team members and family. Excellent time management and organizational skills.  Function in a self-directed manner.  Ability to make quality, collaborative decisions in short timeframes. Analytical and strong problem solving skills.  Ability to work effectively and efficiently under tight deadlines, high volumes and multiple interruptions. Physical Demands: Able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time); to lift, carry, push, pull, up to 10 pounds occasionally; to sit for the majority of the time, but may involve brief periods of time involving walking or standing; to use keyboard frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time) Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.