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Ascension Health CNA Certified Nursing Assistant in Kalamazoo, Michigan

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CNA Certified Nursing Assistant - Full-time - 0.9 FTE - Night Shift - 6:00pm-6:30am - Skilled Nursing & Rehab - Borgess Place - Kalamazoo, MI

This position will qualify you for a $1,500 sign-on bonus, paid out in 3 increments (30, 90, and 180 days).

Borgess Place, an Ascension Living community, is looking for a caring and compassionate Certified Nursing Assistant to join the team! This gorgeous facility offers skilled nursing and rehabilitation, and holds a 5-star rating from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

At Ascension Living, we are always learning things from our senior living communities, hospitals, and caregivers all over the country. And this means we have the ability to customize what works best in a lot of different places to ensure you feel safe and well. Safety is our top priority. That is why we provide ongoing associate education, hands-on training and access to the latest in COVID testing and mitigation efforts.

Why Join Ascension?

Senior Living and Long-Term Care Communities

As a subsidiary of Ascension, Ascension Living is committed to providing services, amenities, opportunities and support, so seniors can enjoy living healthier and happier, at every age and at every stage.

We’re the second-largest nonprofit system in the U.S. Our living choices include independent living, assisted living, memory care, short-term rehabilitative care and long-term skilled nursing care.

More than 10,000 adults live in our 54 senior living communities, which are located in 12 states, and Washington, D.C. Also, more than 5,500 associates are employed by Ascension – professional, compassionate individuals who believe in empowering people to age successfully.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

Why join Borgess Place?

  • Be part of a great team and culture

  • Opportunities for advancement

  • Paid time off, paid holidays, comprehensive and affordable medical, dental, vision and retirement plans with a company match

  • Flexible scheduling and student-friendly

  • Tuition reimbursement, discount programs and more

What You Will Do

As a Certified Nursing Assistant, you will provide resident care under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse. Assigned tasks will be completed to ensure timely, efficient and safe resident care. Communicating and interacting with residents, families and other health team members is an essential component of this position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collect data on all residents under the direction of the RN or LPN

  • Implement plan of care developed by the RN based on each resident’s physical, psychosocial, cultural, ethnic, religious, and spiritual needs

  • Provide direct care to the residents and report condition and changes to RN or LPN

  • Assure resident safety by identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiate corrective action when appropriate

  • Document results of resident care per established policy, procedure and scope of practice guidelines

  • Comply with all ministry policies and procedures

  • Other duties as assigned

What You Will Need

License & Certification

  • Required Credentials

  • Active Michigan CNA license

  • Preferred Credentials

  • BCLS certification

Education & Experience

  • Preferred Education

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Preferred Experience

  • Previous hospital, assisted living, or long-term care experience

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:


Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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