Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

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Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 4025 Chums Way Traverse City Michigan 49685 United States
Jun 18, 2018
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:               Greets, provides information, and responds to the needs of patients, families, staff, and other visitors at the information desk including appointment check-in or check-out, registration, collection of co-pays, assistance with way finding, or other services or resources.  Provides office support for all Scheduling and Patient Financial Services staff.  • Focus on Patient Care. A selfless drive to serve and heal connects all MFB employees. • Clinical Variety and Challenge. An inter-disciplinary approach and a top team of professionals create ever-changing opportunities and activities. • Family Culture. We offer the stability of a large organization while nurturing the family/team atmosphere of a small organization. • Trust in Each Other. Each employee knows that his/her co-workers can be trusted to make the right decision for our family, patients, staff and community. • A Proud Tradition . Years of dedicated, quality service to our patients and community have yielded a reputation that fills our employees with pride.   Essential Job Responsibilities: Greets, provides information, and responds to the needs of patients, families, staff, and other visitors at the information desk. Triage inquiries that arise during or after each patient/visitor/staff encounter.  Escorts and/or directs patients and other parties to other service areas or locations. Receives and properly processes telephone calls, including answering questions, taking messages, and/or transferring calls as appropriate, according to confidentiality, customer service and other requirements. Maintains telephone Call Back Reminder system for patient evaluations and clinic appointments. Completes mail processing of all incoming/outgoing mail and documentation. Performs all other appropriate activities as directed and as necessary to meet the patient’s needs and to achieve the required departmental and organizational outcomes.  Provides clerical support as needed. Accurately verifies and updates all required demographic, insurance/financial, and clinical data elements necessary to pre-register and register all types of patients.  Accurately records and electronically enters the information on a timely basis into Cerner to include assigning a medical record number to new patients.  Accurately prepares, and distributes to other internal parties as appropriate and on a timely basis, required registration forms.  Provides appropriate explanations of information provided by PFS staff to patients and other appropriate parties, and secures and witnesses all required signatures according to internal policy and regulation, as applicable, including consent to treat, assignment of insurance benefits, and release of information, Advance Beneficiary Notification, and financial responsibility. Forwards appropriate documents to the Patient Financial Services Department to support billing and collections. Uses available documentation to collect any expected charge(s) for the service(s) being provided.  Completes patient or responsible party payment transactions, accepting and generating appropriate receipts for monies and credit card payments received.  Forwards collections to OTC PFS Representatives for posting. Completes patient documentation. Completes Medicare documentation forms and submits them for physician and/or therapist signature. Compiles documentation copies to support Blue Cross patient claim billings.  Creates therapy treatment schedules as needed by the worksite.   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.   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 Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements) High school graduate or equivalent. Computer experience with high accuracy level of data entry. Excellent telephone and customer service skills. 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; 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 Knowledge of medical terminology. Knowledge of clinical rehabilitation. Knowledge of medical insurance requirements Experience in registration and/or scheduling.   Reporting Relationship: Outpatient Scheduling Manager or Patient Financial Services Manager   The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification.  If you require a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of this position, you must request accommodation in writing, within 182 days after you know or should know of the need for accommodation.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 4025 Chums Way Traverse City Michigan 49685 United States
Jun 18, 2018
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: Assumes full responsibility for evaluating patient’s need for physical therapy.  Plans and executes individual treatment programs in accordance with the State of Michigan licensure and PT 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. • Focus on Patient Care. A selfless drive to serve and heal connects all MFB employees. • Clinical Variety and Challenge. An inter-disciplinary approach and a top team of professionals create ever-changing opportunities and activities. • Family Culture. We offer the stability of a large organization while nurturing the family/team atmosphere of a small organization. • Trust in Each Other. Each employee knows that his/her co-workers can be trusted to make the right decision for our family, patients, staff and community. • A Proud Tradition . Years of dedicated, quality service to our patients and community have yielded a reputation that fills our employees with pride.   Age and Clinical Specific Competencies: Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned department.  Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the department’s policies and procedures. . The therapist shall be responsible to complete a competency based orientation at the time of hire, and all required training and competency assessments annually.   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 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 therapy treatment plan. Instructs the patient and the family in physical 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 physical 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)   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. 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 Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Graduate of Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) 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.   Reporting Relationship: Program Manager, Site Leader or Team Leader   The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification.  If you require a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of this position, you must request accommodation in writing, within 182 days after you know or should know of the need for accommodation.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jun 15, 2018
Full-time
    Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.   Summary Under the direction of the Registered or Licensed Nurse Manager/Designee, the Certified Nursing Assistant/Geriatric Nursing Assistant will provide assigned residents with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the resident's assessment and care plan. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements) A. High School Diploma or equivalent. B. Must possess a current, unencumbered, active certification to practice as a Nursing Assistant in the state of Michigan certificate of completion state approved nurse aide training program.   C. Minimum of one-year experience within a healthcare setting preferred. D. Previous experience working in long-term care or with the geriatric population preferred. E. Must possess superior customer service skills and professionalism. F. Must possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills. G. Ability to adapt to ongoing change and work in a fast-paced, customer-driven environment H. Possesses interpersonal and relationship building skills to work in a cross-functional team as well as the ability to work with residents based on their cognitive ability. I.      Self-starter, highly motivated with a high productivity level. J. Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and strong decision making abilities. K. Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the organization.   Physical and Mental Requirements and Working Conditions 1. Must be able to adapt to frequently changing work parameters. 2. Must be able to see, hear and smell or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met. 3. Primarily works inside with frequent kneeling, crouching, reaching, lifting, sitting, walking, bending and lifting. Must be able to push, pull, move and or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 3 ½ feet and be able to push, pull, move and or carry such weight a minimum distance of 10 feet. May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents in emergency situations. • Physical mobility that includes movement from place to place. • Physical agility, that includes ability to maneuver body while in place. • Dexterity of hands and fingers. • Coordination, including eye-hand, hand-foot. Must possess the above ability with or without the use of prosthetics that will enable adequate functionality so that the requirements of this position can be fully met. 4. Subject to exposure to noise, infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc. including TB, HIV, HEP B viruses. May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals. 5. Must be able to speak, read and write the English language in an understandable manner. 6. Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile individuals within the community. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public. 7. Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the work place. 8. Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position. 9. Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this community, which include a medical and physical examination. 10. May be required to work beyond normal working hours, on weekends and other positions temporarily when necessary and may be subject to call back during emergency conditions. May be required to work on shifts other then those which originally hired. Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation. Summary Under the direction of the Registered or Licensed Nurse Manager/Designee, the Certified Nursing Assistant/Geriatric Nursing Assistant will provide assigned residents with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the resident's assessment and care plan. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements) A. High School Diploma or equivalent. B. Must possess a current, unencumbered, active certification to practice as a Nursing Assistant in the state of Michigan certificate of completion state approved nurse aide training program.   C. Minimum of one-year experience within a healthcare setting preferred. D. Previous experience working in long-term care or with the geriatric population preferred. E. Must possess superior customer service skills and professionalism. F. Must possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills. G. Ability to adapt to ongoing change and work in a fast-paced, customer-driven environment H. Possesses interpersonal and relationship building skills to work in a cross-functional team as well as the ability to work with residents based on their cognitive ability. I.      Self-starter, highly motivated with a high productivity level. J. Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and strong decision making abilities. K. Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the organization. Physical and Mental Requirements and Working Conditions 1. Must be able to adapt to frequently changing work parameters. 2. Must be able to see, hear and smell or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met. 3. Primarily works inside with frequent kneeling, crouching, reaching, lifting, sitting, walking, bending and lifting. Must be able to push, pull, move and or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 3 ½ feet and be able to push, pull, move and or carry such weight a minimum distance of 10 feet. May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents in emergency situations. • Physical mobility that includes movement from place to place. • Physical agility, that includes ability to maneuver body while in place. • Dexterity of hands and fingers. • Coordination, including eye-hand, hand-foot. Must possess the above ability with or without the use of prosthetics that will enable adequate functionality so that the requirements of this position can be fully met. 4. Subject to exposure to noise, infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc. including TB, HIV, HEP B viruses. May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals. 5. Must be able to speak, read and write the English language in an understandable manner. 6. Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile individuals within the community. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public. 7. Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the work place. 8. Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position. 9. Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this community, which include a medical and physical examination. 10. May be required to work beyond normal working hours, on weekends and other positions temporarily when necessary and may be subject to call back during emergency conditions. May be required to work on shifts other then those which originally hired. Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation. Summary Under the direction of the Registered or Licensed Nurse Manager/Designee, the Certified Nursing Assistant/Geriatric Nursing Assistant will provide assigned residents with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the resident's assessment and care plan. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements) A. High School Diploma or equivalent. B. Must possess a current, unencumbered, active certification to practice as a Nursing Assistant in the state of Michigan certificate of completion state approved nurse aide training program.   C. Minimum of one-year experience within a healthcare setting preferred. D. Previous experience working in long-term care or with the geriatric population preferred. E. Must possess superior customer service skills and professionalism. F. Must possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills. G. Ability to adapt to ongoing change and work in a fast-paced, customer-driven environment H. Possesses interpersonal and relationship building skills to work in a cross-functional team as well as the ability to work with residents based on their cognitive ability. I.      Self-starter, highly motivated with a high productivity level. J. Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and strong decision making abilities. K. Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the organization. Physical and Mental Requirements and Working Conditions 1. Must be able to adapt to frequently changing work parameters. 2. Must be able to see, hear and smell or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met. 3. Primarily works inside with frequent kneeling, crouching, reaching, lifting, sitting, walking, bending and lifting. Must be able to push, pull, move and or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 3 ½ feet and be able to push, pull, move and or carry such weight a minimum distance of 10 feet. May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents in emergency situations. • Physical mobility that includes movement from place to place. • Physical agility, that includes ability to maneuver body while in place. • Dexterity of hands and fingers. • Coordination, including eye-hand, hand-foot. Must possess the above ability with or without the use of prosthetics that will enable adequate functionality so that the requirements of this position can be fully met. 4. Subject to exposure to noise, infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc. including TB, HIV, HEP B viruses. May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals. 5. Must be able to speak, read and write the English language in an understandable manner. 6. Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile individuals within the community. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public. 7. Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the work place. 8. Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position. 9. Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this community, which include a medical and physical examination. 10. May be required to work beyond normal working hours, on weekends and other positions temporarily when necessary and may be subject to call back during emergency conditions. May be required to work on shifts other then those which originally hired.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jun 15, 2018
Full-time
The Mission of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is to restore hope and freedom through rehabilitation. The vision of the John F. Butzer Center for Research & Innovation at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital (MFB) is to lead in the value based re-engineering of post-acute care through research to improve patient outcomes while reducing resource consumption.  It is charged with developing rigorous, high quality, evidence-based, outcomes research and communicating findings to healthcare decision makers and the scientific community in peer-reviewed publications, scientific meetings, and other appropriate settings. The Research Director (Director) is the Chief Executive within the John F. Butzer Center for Research & Innovation charged with managing all aspects of the research enterprise.   This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. The Director provides strategic direction that guides and supports the mission of conducting, communicating, and translating high quality, outcomes research that, in addition to potentially impacting or informing how healthcare is delivered in the future, demonstrates the value of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital’s processes, devices, technologies, and services in support of the optimal care of patients. The Director supervises, mentors, and supports all principal investigators within the John F. Butzer Center for Research & Innovation and other partners to ensure that all research projects are of high scientific quality, address patients’ unmet medical needs, and are relevant to the questions and information needs of payers and providers. The Director is responsible for providing an environment in which principal investigators can succeed in the planning, design, implementation, completion, reporting and translation of innovative evidence based research programs that align medical strategies and priorities, and are informed by the insights of stakeholders, including patients and their families, and frontline clinicians. The research findings will provide relevant real-world evidence and/or tools to be used to demonstrate and/or improve the quality of services provided by Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. The Director is also responsible for identifying and securing extramural funding and developing strategies that align and leverage the assets of the MFB Network partners for the purpose of enhanced research opportunities. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Note:  The list below is not comprehensive; this job is also responsible for other duties as assigned) All of the above plus: Identify and apply for external funding to support the research initiatives of the department Supervise, mentor and support principal investigators within the Center Recruit top talent to fill open positions within the Center Ensure all research is conducted with adherance to high ethical and patient protection standards consistent with regulatory, academic, and clinical requirements and that it aligns with MFB’s outcomes-driven focus Provide an environment that fosters high quality scientific research and attracts top notch researchers Identify, select and properly manage third party academic and contract research organization partners to complete the work assignments according to timelines and with high scientific quality. Understand and adhere to corporate/hospital procurement processes and manage research budgets in an efficient and financially responsible fashion. Ensure that research results are presented to the scientific and medical communities through high quality, peer-reviewed abstracts, congress presentations, publications and other forums. Provide input to the medical teams regarding opportunities to execute strategies/tactics within planned clinical trials, identifying the appropriate instruments to use and research data to collect and contribute to the reporting of results. Ensure adherence of all research projects and associated activities to relevant SOPs and other policies, and relevant external scientific, legal, and regulatory standards. Collaborate with medical field teams and the Communications Department to optimize the quality and relevance of communication materials developed from the findings of research projects and ensure appropriate scientific exchange. Provide expert consultation and advice across the MFB Network as required to support understanding of the Center and the contributions of research, population-based data and research methodologies. Manage Hospital’s innovation program including product development and commercialization. Work with regulatory and communications officials (partners) to submit and support submission of evidence based research data for promotional use. Serve as an expert resource to operations and business development colleagues so that they may better understand the value of research and innovation. Interact successfully with senior level medical and executive management, providing high level strategic insight and anticipating opportunities for the Center to contribute. Constructively challenge organizational strategy to ensure that research objectives are achieved. Provide direction and leadership within the JFB R&I Strategy Team on the efficient, timely implementation of research tactics, consistent with MFB’s organizational strategies, including strong technical and execution support of research design, financial and milestone planning, appropriate contracting procedures, project tracking, reporting, and publication/disclosure planning. Contribute scientific expertise to support the appropriate evaluation and use of research methodology across the research team, and as needed to support the activities of the MFB Network and other partners. The Director is expected to demonstrate effective oral and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills and to work collaboratively as a strong leader of a multidisciplinary team. The Director is expected to work independently in accordance with defined functional policies and precedents, budgetary guidelines, company values, ethics and applicable law. Academic Affiliation: Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is a teaching hospital affiliated with the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (MSU-CHM).  Several levels of academic appointment with MSU-CHM are available depending upon interest and academic experience and accomplishment.  MFB sponsors an accredited residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation affiliated with MSU-CHM. Required Educational Background and Job-Related Experience: Minimum Level of Job-Related Education: Ph.D., M.D.,  or other advanced education and experience in health economics, health administration, post-acute care administration, health sciences, or other relevant health-related scientific discipline. Master degrees in health-related scientific discipline or business administration (MS, MPH, MBA) with a comprehensive knowledge of evidence based research and scientific principles. Minimum Amount of Job-Related Experience: Director   level: Ten (10) or more years of experience in academic research, or the post-acute care, life sciences, or health care industries with progressive responsibility and career advancement. Minimum Level of any Required Relevant Knowledge: Demonstrated knowledge of health care reimbursement policies and associated data sources. Knowledge of FDA regulatory requirements governing research supporting product labeling, scientific exchange, and promotional material. Demonstrated excellence in research methodologies. Demonstrated success in attracting and managing funding support. Demonstrated ability to manage staff, professionals, and teams. Primary Location:   Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan Physical Requirements:  This position requires high energy, occasional intense time commitments, frequent travel, and occasional high stress. 
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 515 N Michigan Ave Saginaw Michigan 48602 United States
Jun 15, 2018
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 HealthCare provides inpatient rehabilitation care for patients in the Saginaw and surrounding regions.   The Mary Free Bed Physical 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.  Summary: Assumes full responsibility for evaluating patient’s need for physical therapy.  Plans and executes individual treatment programs in accordance with the State of Michigan licensure and PT 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 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 therapy treatment plan. Instructs the patient and the family in physical 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) Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Graduate of an accredited Physical 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. Other Job Responsibilities: Serves as clinical instructor for physical 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)
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jun 15, 2018
Full-time
Summary: Assumes full responsibility for evaluating patient’s need for physical therapy.  Plans and executes individual treatment programs in accordance with the State of Michigan licensure and PT 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 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. 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 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 therapy treatment plan. Instructs the patient and the family in physical 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)  Supports program operations as assigned.  (Q, S, P, G, F)  Other Job Responsibilities: Serves as clinical instructor for physical 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) Demonstrates competence in relevant software and hardware required to meet job responsibilities.  (Q)  Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Graduate of an American Physical Therapy Association accredited Physical Therapy program. Licensure with the State of Michigan. Possesses and maintains CPR certification to meet department/program protocol. Must have acute care experience.  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 Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jun 13, 2018
Part-time
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 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 Registered Nurses will need to become a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse, CRRN Certified by their 3rd year of service with Mary Free Bed. Mary Free Bed will fund training and certification towards CRRN certification. 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.
LPN
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jun 12, 2018
Full-time
Summary The primary purpose of your position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing shift staff. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our community, as may be required by the Director of Nursing or Clinical care Coordinator to ensure that the highest degree of quality of care is maintained at all times. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements)   Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN program. Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in this state Must possess and maintain current CPR Certification. Previous experience working in long-term care or with the geriatric population preferred Supervisory experience preferred. Must lead by example and possess superior customer service skills and professionalism Flexibility to adapt to ongoing change and work in a fast-paced, customer driven environment. Interpersonal skills to drive collaboration, commitment and productivity when working with cross-functional teams, customers and end users.      Self-starter, highly motivated with high energy level. Demonstrates superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Basic to intermediate proficiency with Microsoft product suite (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.); basic knowledge and experience with electronic mail and calendaring system in PC LAN environment. Ability to type with speed and accuracy. Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and independent decision making abilities with the skills to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the organization. Perform other duties as assigned.   Physical and Mental Requirements and Working Conditions   Must be able to adapt to frequently changing work parameters. Must be able to see, hear and smell or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met. Primarily works inside with frequent kneeling, crouching, reaching, lifting, sitting, walking, bending and lifting. Must be able to push, pull, move and or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 3 ½ feet and be able to push, pull, move and or carry such weight a minimum distance of 10 feet. May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents in emergency situations. Physical mobility that includes movement from place to place. Physical agility, that includes ability to maneuver body while in place. Dexterity of hands and fingers. Coordination, including eye-hand, hand-foot.   Must possess the above ability with or without the use of prosthetics that will enable adequate functionality so that the requirements of this position can be fully met. Subject to exposure to noise, infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc. including TB, HIV, HEP B viruses. May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals. Must be able to speak, read and write the English language in an understandable manner. Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile individuals within the community. Must possess the ability to deal tactfullywithpersonnel,residents,familymembers,visitors,governmentagencies/personnelandthegeneralpublic. Mustnotposeadirectthreattothehealthorsafetyofotherindividualsintheworkplace. Mustbeabletocopewiththementalandemotionalstressoftheposition. Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this community, which include a medical and physical examination. May be required to work beyond normal working hours, on weekends and other positions temporarily when necessary and may be subject to call back during emergency conditions. May be required to work on shifts other then those which originally hired.
LPN
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jun 12, 2018
Full-time
Summary The primary purpose of your position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing shift staff. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our community, as may be required by the Director of Nursing or Clinical care Coordinator to ensure that the highest degree of quality of care is maintained at all times. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements)   Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN program. Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in this state Must possess and maintain current CPR Certification. Previous experience working in long-term care or with the geriatric population preferred Supervisory experience preferred. Must lead by example and possess superior customer service skills and professionalism Flexibility to adapt to ongoing change and work in a fast-paced, customer driven environment. Interpersonal skills to drive collaboration, commitment and productivity when working with cross-functional teams, customers and end users.      Self-starter, highly motivated with high energy level. Demonstrates superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Basic to intermediate proficiency with Microsoft product suite (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.); basic knowledge and experience with electronic mail and calendaring system in PC LAN environment. Ability to type with speed and accuracy. Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and independent decision making abilities with the skills to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the organization. Perform other duties as assigned.   Physical and Mental Requirements and Working Conditions   Must be able to adapt to frequently changing work parameters. Must be able to see, hear and smell or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met. Primarily works inside with frequent kneeling, crouching, reaching, lifting, sitting, walking, bending and lifting. Must be able to push, pull, move and or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 3 ½ feet and be able to push, pull, move and or carry such weight a minimum distance of 10 feet. May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents in emergency situations. Physical mobility that includes movement from place to place. Physical agility, that includes ability to maneuver body while in place. Dexterity of hands and fingers. Coordination, including eye-hand, hand-foot.   Must possess the above ability with or without the use of prosthetics that will enable adequate functionality so that the requirements of this position can be fully met. Subject to exposure to noise, infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc. including TB, HIV, HEP B viruses. May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals. Must be able to speak, read and write the English language in an understandable manner. Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile individuals within the community. Must possess the ability to deal tactfullywithpersonnel,residents,familymembers,visitors,governmentagencies/personnelandthegeneralpublic. Mustnotposeadirectthreattothehealthorsafetyofotherindividualsintheworkplace. Mustbeabletocopewiththementalandemotionalstressoftheposition. Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this community, which include a medical and physical examination. May be required to work beyond normal working hours, on weekends and other positions temporarily when necessary and may be subject to call back during emergency conditions. May be required to work on shifts other then those which originally hired.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 2513 Roberts Street Muskegon Michigan 49444 United States
Jun 12, 2018
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: Registers patients, schedules appointments, answers telephones, and performs other assigned duties. • Focus on Patient Care. A selfless drive to serve and heal connects all MFB employees. • Clinical Variety and Challenge. An inter-disciplinary approach and a top team of professionals create ever-changing opportunities and activities. • Family Culture. We offer the stability of a large organization while nurturing the family/team atmosphere of a small organization. • Trust in Each Other. Each employee knows that his/her co-workers can be trusted to make the right decision for our family, patients, staff and community. • A Proud Tradition . Years of dedicated, quality service to our patients and community have yielded a reputation that fills our employees with pride.   Essential Job Responsibilities: Answers phones and responds to questions from doctors, patients, hospitals, care givers, etc. Schedules patient appointments. Determines medical urgency in conjunction with doctor and clinical staff. Determines clinical/technical staff, as well as treatment room, availability.              Prepares special services required authorization form, when appropriate,  and follows up if not received within four weeks.    Registers patients. Initial visit - Assesses needed insurance information and assures correct forms are completed and authorized. Return visit - Verifies patient information and updates charts. Evaluates transcribed dictation to determine if billing or rescheduling is necessary; follows through with appropriate action.   Prices all completed work orders by identifying L-codes for procedures.   Balances batches of charges and runs reports.  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/program efforts to monitor and report.   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 Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Two-year college degree preferable. One year practical experience in a health care environment preferred. Proficient computer skills. Familiarity with medical terminology.   Other Preferred Job Qualifications: Familiarity with ICD-9 CM coding.   Reporting Relationship:                O&P Business Manager
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jun 12, 2018
Full-time
Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation. Summary The primary purpose of your position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing shift staff. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our community, as may be required by the Director of Nursing or Clinical care Coordinator to ensure that the highest degree of quality of care is maintained at all times. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements)   Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved RN program. Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Registered Nurse in this state Must possess and maintain current CPR Certification. Previous experience working in long-term care or with the geriatric population preferred Supervisory experience preferred. Must lead by example and possess superior customer service skills and professionalism Flexibility to adapt to ongoing change and work in a fast-paced, customer driven environment. Interpersonal skills to drive collaboration, commitment and productivity when working with cross-functional teams, customers and end users.      Self-starter, highly motivated with high energy level. Demonstrates superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Basic to intermediate proficiency with Microsoft product suite (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.); basic knowledge and experience with electronic mail and calendaring system in PC LAN environment. Ability to type with speed and accuracy. Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and independent decision making abilities with the skills to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the organization. Position requires minimal travel (less than 10%) within the Community’s geographic region and to home office in Livonia, MI. Perform other duties as assigned.  Physical and Mental Requirements and Working Conditions   Must be able to adapt to frequently changing work parameters. Must be able to see, hear and smell or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met. Primarily works inside with frequent kneeling, crouching, reaching, lifting, sitting, walking, bending and lifting. Must be able to push, pull, move and or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 3 ½ feet and be able to push, pull, move and or carry such weight a minimum distance of 10 feet. May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents in emergency situations. Physical mobility that includes movement from place to place. Physical agility, that includes ability to maneuver body while in place. Dexterity of hands and fingers. Coordination, including eye-hand, hand-foot.   Must possess the above ability with or without the use of prosthetics that will enable adequate functionality so that the requirements of this position can be fully met. Subject to exposure to noise, infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc. including TB, HIV, HEP B viruses. May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals. Must be able to speak, read and write the English language in an understandable manner. Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile individuals within the community. Must possess the ability to deal tactfullywithpersonnel,residents,familymembers,visitors,governmentagencies/personnelandthegeneralpublic. Mustnotposeadirectthreattothehealthorsafetyofotherindividualsintheworkplace. Mustbeabletocopewiththementalandemotionalstressoftheposition. Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this community, which include a medical and physical examination. May be required to work beyond normal working hours, on weekends and other positions temporarily when necessary and may be subject to call back during emergency conditions. May be required to work on shifts other then those which originally hired.
LPN
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jun 12, 2018
Full-time
Summary The primary purpose of your position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing shift staff. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our community, as may be required by the Director of Nursing or Clinical care Coordinator to ensure that the highest degree of quality of care is maintained at all times. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements)   Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN program. Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in this state Must possess and maintain current CPR Certification. Previous experience working in long-term care or with the geriatric population preferred Supervisory experience preferred. Must lead by example and possess superior customer service skills and professionalism Flexibility to adapt to ongoing change and work in a fast-paced, customer driven environment. Interpersonal skills to drive collaboration, commitment and productivity when working with cross-functional teams, customers and end users.      Self-starter, highly motivated with high energy level. Demonstrates superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Basic to intermediate proficiency with Microsoft product suite (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.); basic knowledge and experience with electronic mail and calendaring system in PC LAN environment. Ability to type with speed and accuracy. Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and independent decision making abilities with the skills to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the organization. Perform other duties as assigned.   Physical and Mental Requirements and Working Conditions   Must be able to adapt to frequently changing work parameters. Must be able to see, hear and smell or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met. Primarily works inside with frequent kneeling, crouching, reaching, lifting, sitting, walking, bending and lifting. Must be able to push, pull, move and or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 3 ½ feet and be able to push, pull, move and or carry such weight a minimum distance of 10 feet. May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents in emergency situations. Physical mobility that includes movement from place to place. Physical agility, that includes ability to maneuver body while in place. Dexterity of hands and fingers. Coordination, including eye-hand, hand-foot.   Must possess the above ability with or without the use of prosthetics that will enable adequate functionality so that the requirements of this position can be fully met. Subject to exposure to noise, infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc. including TB, HIV, HEP B viruses. May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals. Must be able to speak, read and write the English language in an understandable manner. Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile individuals within the community. Must possess the ability to deal tactfullywithpersonnel,residents,familymembers,visitors,governmentagencies/personnelandthegeneralpublic. Mustnotposeadirectthreattothehealthorsafetyofotherindividualsintheworkplace. Mustbeabletocopewiththementalandemotionalstressoftheposition. Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this community, which include a medical and physical examination. May be required to work beyond normal working hours, on weekends and other positions temporarily when necessary and may be subject to call back during emergency conditions. May be required to work on shifts other then those which originally hired.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jun 12, 2018
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:               Greets, provides information, and responds to the needs of patients, families, staff, and other visitors at the information desk including appointment check-in or check-out, registration, collection of co-pays, assistance with way finding, or other services or resources.  Provides office support for all Scheduling and Patient Financial Services staff.  • Focus on Patient Care. A selfless drive to serve and heal connects all MFB employees. • Clinical Variety and Challenge. An inter-disciplinary approach and a top team of professionals create ever-changing opportunities and activities. • Family Culture. We offer the stability of a large organization while nurturing the family/team atmosphere of a small organization. • Trust in Each Other. Each employee knows that his/her co-workers can be trusted to make the right decision for our family, patients, staff and community. • A Proud Tradition . Years of dedicated, quality service to our patients and community have yielded a reputation that fills our employees with pride.   Essential Job Responsibilities: Greets, provides information, and responds to the needs of patients, families, staff, and other visitors at the information desk. Triage inquiries that arise during or after each patient/visitor/staff encounter.  Escorts and/or directs patients and other parties to other service areas or locations. Receives and properly processes telephone calls, including answering questions, taking messages, and/or transferring calls as appropriate, according to confidentiality, customer service and other requirements. Maintains telephone Call Back Reminder system for patient evaluations and clinic appointments. Completes mail processing of all incoming/outgoing mail and documentation. Performs all other appropriate activities as directed and as necessary to meet the patient’s needs and to achieve the required departmental and organizational outcomes.  Provides clerical support as needed. Accurately verifies and updates all required demographic, insurance/financial, and clinical data elements necessary to pre-register and register all types of patients.  Accurately records and electronically enters the information on a timely basis into Cerner to include assigning a medical record number to new patients.  Accurately prepares, and distributes to other internal parties as appropriate and on a timely basis, required registration forms.  Provides appropriate explanations of information provided by PFS staff to patients and other appropriate parties, and secures and witnesses all required signatures according to internal policy and regulation, as applicable, including consent to treat, assignment of insurance benefits, and release of information, Advance Beneficiary Notification, and financial responsibility. Forwards appropriate documents to the Patient Financial Services Department to support billing and collections. Uses available documentation to collect any expected charge(s) for the service(s) being provided.  Completes patient or responsible party payment transactions, accepting and generating appropriate receipts for monies and credit card payments received.  Forwards collections to OTC PFS Representatives for posting. Completes patient documentation. Completes Medicare documentation forms and submits them for physician and/or therapist signature. Compiles documentation copies to support Blue Cross patient claim billings. Creates therapy treatment schedules as needed by the worksite.   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.   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 Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements) High school graduate or equivalent. Computer experience with high accuracy level of data entry. Excellent telephone and customer service skills. 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; 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 Knowledge of medical terminology. Knowledge of clinical rehabilitation. Knowledge of medical insurance requirements Experience in registration and/or scheduling. Reporting Relationship: Outpatient Manager   The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification.  If you require a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of this position, you must request accommodation in writing, within 182 days after you know or should know of the need for accommodation.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jun 11, 2018
Full-time
Summary: The primary purpose of your position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing shift staff. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our community, as may be required by the Director of Nursing or Clinical care Coordinator to ensure that the highest degree of quality of care is maintained at all times. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): A. Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN program. B. Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in this state C. Must possess and maintain current CPR Certification. D. Previous experience working in long-term care or with the geriatric population preferred E. Supervisory experience preferred. F. Must lead by example and possess superior customer service skills and professionalism G. Flexibility to adapt to ongoing change and work in a fast-paced, customer driven environment. H. Interpersonal skills to drive collaboration, commitment and productivity when working with cross-functional teams, customers and end users. I.      Self-starter, highly motivated with high energy level. J. Demonstrates superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills. K. Basic to intermediate proficiency with Microsoft product suite (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.); basic knowledge and experience with electronic mail and calendaring system in PC LAN environment. Ability to type with speed and accuracy. L. Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and independent decision making abilities with the skills to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the organization. M. Perform other duties as assigned. Summary The primary purpose of your position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by nursing shift staff. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our community, as may be required by the Director of Nursing or Clinical care Coordinator to ensure that the highest degree of quality of care is maintained at all times. Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements) A. Must possess, as a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or be a graduate of an approved LPN program. B. Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in this state C. Must possess and maintain current CPR Certification. D. Previous experience working in long-term care or with the geriatric population preferred E. Supervisory experience preferred. F. Must lead by example and possess superior customer service skills and professionalism G. Flexibility to adapt to ongoing change and work in a fast-paced, customer driven environment. H. Interpersonal skills to drive collaboration, commitment and productivity when working with cross-functional teams, customers and end users. I.      Self-starter, highly motivated with high energy level. J. Demonstrates superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills. K. Basic to intermediate proficiency with Microsoft product suite (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.); basic knowledge and experience with electronic mail and calendaring system in PC LAN environment. Ability to type with speed and accuracy. L. Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and independent decision making abilities with the skills to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the organization. M. Perform other duties as assigned.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jun 11, 2018
Part-time
Mission Statement Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation.   Summary: Performs secretarial and administrative assistant duties for the Manager of Rec Therapy and Wheelchair and Adaptive Sports.  Performs liaison activities for the inpatient therapy programs/W.A.S and other departments within the MFBRH system, and with organizations outside of Mary Free Bed. • Focus on Patient Care. A selfless drive to serve and heal connects all MFB employees. • Clinical Variety and Challenge. An inter-disciplinary approach and a top team of professionals create ever-changing opportunities and activities. • Family Culture. We offer the stability of a large organization while nurturing the family/team atmosphere of a small organization. • Trust in Each Other. Each employee knows that his/her co-workers can be trusted to make the right decision for our family, patients, staff and community. • A Proud Tradition . Years of dedicated, quality service to our patients and community have yielded a reputation that fills our employees with pride.   Essential Job Responsibilities: Responsible for administrative and secretarial support for the Manager of Rec Therapy/Wheelchair and Adaptive Sports. Answers/screens phone calls, greets visitors, and makes appointments. Maintains administrative records and files as required. Covers the telephone for Recreation Therapy/W.A.S manager and staff Composes memos and letters.  Creates forms, fliers, and meeting notices. Copies and faxes documents. Takes minutes at Manager meeting other 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 rec therapy/W.A.S team. All other tasks or projects as assigned by Manager. Maintains and checks accuracy of the various reports. Performs budgetary and performance appraisal functions: Reconciles invoices prior to remittance. Assists with performance appraisal process by preparing data and documents for the Program manager as requested. Provides administrative and clerical services for the Managers and other staff within the Rec Therapy/W.A.S Programs or associated services, as directed. Performs payroll functions for staff within the Rec Therapy Programs.  Assures that time and pay recordsare accurate and ready for final processing by Payroll Manager: Performs regular reconciliation of employee hours within the API 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 TTO/EIB/Holiday Pay, etc. Assists in developing and publishing newsletters, brochures, fliers, and other materials for managers and staff within the Rec Therapy/W.A.S programs : Writes and edits articles. Inserts clip art images, takes photographs. Finalizes/formats final layout.   Works with Media specialist when needed. Copies and distributes.   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.   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 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 (Kronos, MS Word, MS Excel and QI Macros, Affinity, 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) Other Preferred Job Qualifications Associates degree - Business coursework    Reporting Relationships: Manager of Recreation Therapy/Wheelchair and Adaptive Sports
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jun 08, 2018
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.   Summary: Provides support to the HR team as needed. In working with the Recruiters, HR Administrator and other HR staff as required, the HR intern will be involved with daily tasks and project work which will give the intern gainful experience in the HR field. • Focus on Patient Care. A selfless drive to serve and heal connects all MFB employees. • Clinical Variety and Challenge. An inter-disciplinary approach and a top team of professionals create ever-changing opportunities and activities. • Family Culture. We offer the stability of a large organization while nurturing the family/team atmosphere of a small organization. • Trust in Each Other. Each employee knows that his/her co-workers can be trusted to make the right decision for our family, patients, staff and community. • A Proud Tradition . Years of dedicated, quality service to our patients and community have yielded a reputation that fills our employees with pride.   Essential Intern functions: The HR internship will be tailored to match the intern’s skills and help in developing new skills in the HR field. A sampling of job assignments and projects are listed below. The intern may work in all of these areas or just a few.   Recruitment. Criminal History Checks Perform Reference Checks as needed Interview Process Licensure verification Education degree verification Social networking  Human Resources Recordkeeping including current and former employee recordkeeping, medical files, background check files. Prepare Payroll Checks for distribution Diversity Scholarships Event planning (United Way Campaign, Annual/Monthly anniversary recognition) Compensation and Benefits Pension – Assist in locating lost participants Special reporting, comparison and benchmarking projects. Provide support and coordination of wellness activities and other employee activities, i.e. awards banquet, monthly luncheons, etc.  HR Projects Reorganize Files Exit Interview / Online Review I-9 files, criminal and background checks, reference forms and corporate for terminated employees and do proper close-out. 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. 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 Intern Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): Completed course work in Business field with an emphasis in the HR field. Student should be a junior or senior level student at an accredited business college. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.  Proven ability to create graphs, forms and databases and summarize results. Internet and web experience including social networking 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)   Reporting Relationship: Recruiter and HR Administrator   Work Schedule 10 -15 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.   This is an unpaid intern position. The reward will be the valuable experience gained in the areas of Human Resources.   If you require a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of this position, you must request accommodation in writing, within 182 days after you know or should know of the need for accommodation.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jun 08, 2018
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   Summary:   Provides support to the marketing team as needed. Candidate will work with all aspects of marketing and public relations within the team and obtain real-world experience via daily tasks and projects.   Internship Type: Unpaid Internship   Essential Job Responsibilities: The internship will be tailored to match the successful candidate’s skills. It also will help develop and refine skills needed in the marketing and public relations fields. A sample of job assignments and projects are listed below. Intern may work in all or just a few of the areas at any given time. Public Relations Job shadow, media relations Attend creative brainstorming meetings Assist with internal and external events and media, as needed Graphic Design Job shadow, graphic designer Assist graphic designer with duties as assigned Website Design and Maintenance Job shadow, webmaster Update/proof existing web pages as needed Assist with keyword research and page optimization, as needed Assist in gathering content for internal website New Media and Web Video Job shadow, both new media and videographer/photographer Take lead on selected social media platforms Assist with analyzing data to determine strengths and weaknesses of social media campaigns Assist in writing social media posts Writing Job shadow, writer Write blog posts Assist with researching patient stories Assist with writing new inserts, as needed              Customer Service Responsibilities: The selected intern must demonstrate excellent customer service behaviors consistent with the organization and department standards.  The intern must also consistently promote teamwork and direct communication with co-workers, and deal 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): Completed course work in Marketing, Communications and/or Public Relations field. Student should be a junior or senior level student at an accredited 4-year college. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook. Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign and Photoshop Proven ability to create a sound written statement, stories, social media posts and more. Internet and web experience including social networking and hashtags 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)   Reporting Relationship : New Media and Community Relations Specialist   The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification.  If you require a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of this position, you must request accommodation in writing, within 182 days after you know or should know of the need for accommodation.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jun 08, 2018
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.   Summary: The Peer Mentor supports the John F. Butzer Center for Research & Innovation (JFB-R&I) mission of conducting, communicating, and translating research and innovation that demonstrates the value of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital’s processes, devices, technologies, and services in support of the optimal care of patients. The Peer Mentor assists participants in the research study by working alongside them in physical activities as well and helping them stay on track with their physical activity regimens through the use of action plans and coping strategies. • Focus on Patient Care. A selfless drive to serve and heal connects all MFB employees. • Clinical Variety and Challenge. An inter-disciplinary approach and a top team of professionals create ever-changing opportunities and activities. • Family Culture. We offer the stability of a large organization while nurturing the family/team atmosphere of a small organization. • Trust in Each Other. Each employee knows that his/her co-workers can be trusted to make the right decision for our family, patients, staff and community. • A Proud Tradition . Years of dedicated, quality service to our patients and community have yielded a reputation that fills our employees with pride.   Essential Job Responsibilities: Excellent communication skills, verbal and written. Able to incorporate motivational interviewing, and assist study participants with action plans and coping strategies. Successfully completes study specific training program in peer mentoring and responsible conduct of research. Works one on one with study participants with past spinal cord injury. Is able to document and present on progress/status for each client treated during study team meetings. Uses creativity to provide clients with strategies and activities that increase engagement and success. Functions as a part of an interdisciplinary team through communication, leadership, support, and representation. Participates in the design, coordination and evaluation of a variety of motivational/fitness programs and special events for study participants. Monthly telephone calls to participating members to establish relapse prevention program. All other duties 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.   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 Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements): High School Diploma or GED Experience working with clients individually Demonstrates the lived experience with spinal cord injury or other physical disability Understanding and compassionate approach to working with clients with a disability Requires effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills in frequent interaction with clients, families, all levels of study staff. Physical Demands:   Required to be physically active and use muscles for extended periods without getting tired   Other Preferred Job Qualifications: Experience in Peer Mentoring Training in responsible conduct of research   Reporting Relationship: Clinical Research Project Manager   The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification.  If you require a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of this position, you must request accommodation in writing, within 182 days after you know or should know of the need for accommodation.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jun 08, 2018
Part-time
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 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 Rehabilitation Hospital 235 Wealthy SE Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 United States
Jun 07, 2018
Part-time
Summary Provides continuous observation and surveillance of assigned patients.  First line of action is to verbally redirect the patient from engaging in at risk behaviors.  Summons the nursing staff if the patient requires assistance.  Knowledgeable and supportive of patient and institutional confidentiality and related hospital policies.   Essential Job Responsibilities Demonstrates understanding and proficiency of the use of the AvaSys TeleSitter Solution software. Maintains visual observation at all times.  Verbally redirects patient over digital 2-way audio device that is in patient room.  Immediately summons the nursing staff if the patient requires assistance. Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to support the appropriate care to this patient population based on the patients individualized treatment plan as delegated by the RN. Participates in hand-off of pertinent information/behavior about assigned patients when arriving on unit and upon completion of shift assignment.  Arranges meal break times with nurse and informs nurse prior to leaving monitoring station for any reason so that relief may be provided to ensure constant patient observation. Provides patient with explanations as necessary, but does not counsel or provide opinions. Demonstrates behaviors in line with Service Excellence. Seeks help or advice as soon as possible when patient appears to pose a threat to themselves or others.  Participates in a collaborative identification and reporting of patient safety issues.  Assures patient environment safety.  Seeks assistance with removal of any potential safety hazard from room and reports findings to Charge Nurse or Clinical Care Coordinator. Demonstrates safe work practices and attitudes, follows safety rules, works to prevent unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participates in organizational and department safety programs.     Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements) High school graduate of G.E.D. with general knowledge of the hospital setting Completion of Hospital Orientation Previous experience in a hospital environment required Previous Clinical experience preferred Previous Direct Patient Care experience preferred Capable of continuous monitoring of up to 15 patients on one screen at one time and remaining alert at all times while on duty. Ability to communicate effectively with patients using a microphone and headset Ability to communicate with hospital staff and respond quickly to patient behavioral changes. Ability to use discretion and courtesy when working with patients, visitors, and staff Basic computer operation skills Basic Microsoft windows experience Efficiency in multitasking Ability to prioritize simultaneous situations