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Ascension Health Clinical Care Associate - Long Term Acute Care in Plainwell, Michigan

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Clinical Care Associate - Long Term Acute Care 001 - Full-Time Rotating 36 Hours Weekly- Ascension Borgess Pipp Hospital - Plainwell, MI

6AM - 6PM, every third weekend and holiday.

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 15 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 200,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

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, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Borgess, you will have the opportunity to performbasic patient care activities to long term care patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with treatments ordered by physician and supervised by a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living.

  • Reports findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff. Assures resident safety by identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiates corrective action as appropriate.

  • Assists with keeping patient rooms clean and orderly.

  • Timely and efficient completion of these tasks is required for quality patient care. Must be able to work effectively as a team member in the delivery of care.

  • Must be able to successfully complete orientation/training programs for the position as evidenced by completion of competencies.

  • The practice of professional nursing is the systematic application of specialized knowledge and skill, derived from the biological, physical, and behavioral sciences to the care, treatment, counsel and health teaching of individuals who are experiencing changes in normal health processes or who require assistance in the maintenance of health and the prevention of management of illness, injury, or disability and demonstrates this through the application of the Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice and Standards of Professional Performance defined by the American Nurses Association.

  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

What You Will Need

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.

  • Minimum of six months experience in direct patient care exhibiting a variety of work routines and problem solving abilities preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

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.

REQNUMBER: 330052-1A

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