McLaren Health Care Patient Care Associate in Mount Clemens, Michigan
Patient Care Associate
24280 - Cardiac Specialty Unit
Mt. Clemens Region
Hours per 2 week pay period
7:00 PM - 7:30 AM
Weekends and/or Holidays Required
On Call Required
Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, contributes to the delivery of patient-centered care through: Performance of selected day-to-day patient care activities.
Maintenance of an environment that is functionally and aesthetically conducive to patient well-being. Demonstrates unit/area-designated competencies. Interacts with patients considering their developmental, age-specific, and cultural spiritual preferences.
High School Diploma or GED
Formal education or training in addition to High School Diploma or GED
BLS card from American Health Association (AHA) required before start date (valid at least 60 days beyond start date).
Must possess the skills and abilities to perform as a Patient Care Associate as demonstrated by one or more of the following:
Training and Experience: Must meet one criterion from list 1 (Training) and one criterion from list 2 (Experience) below:
a. Completion of an LPN program
b. Completion of a formal Nursing Assistant Educational Course
c. Completion of a formal EMT Educational Course
a. Three months experience as a Patient Care Associate (PCA), Patient Care Tech (PCT) and/or Nurse Assistant or other related patient care experience
b. Currently enrolled nursing student with completion of 2 direct patient care clinical courses
c. Six months of other healthcare experience
OR one of the following requirements:
Currently enrolled in an accredited RN program and successful completion of Nursing Fundamentals course
Completion of EMT Training with current State of MI EMT license
Two or more years of recent experience (within last five years) in a Patient Care Associate/Nurse Assistant role
Students who have completed a 2-year High School Health Careers program with a letter verifying completion of coursework and practical/hands-on experience/training have been
- McLaren Macomb employees in the role of Nurse Assistant prior to December 10, 2013 (the revision of the Patient Care Associate role).
One year prior work experience in patient-care environment
Basic EMT Certification
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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