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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Nurse Aide (Per Diem) - St. Luke's Home in United States

Employment Type:

Part time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

Demonstrates, promotes and integrates the Trinity Health Senior Communities Mission and core values by:

Promote optimal daily care of residents including, personal and oral hygiene, nutrition, exercise, and socialization. Obtain vital signs, weights, and specimens. Document activity in accordance with facility practice.

Assist and encourage residents to care for their personal space and belongings to attain a safe clean environment. (Example: Make beds, care for personal laundry, tidy rooms and bureaus.)

Follow all safety, security, infection control, quality and hazardous materials policies and procedures. Perform all tasks to ensure resident and personal safety, protection of co-workers and facility property.

Customer satisfaction and a focus on quality are evidenced in all aspects of work. Promote and support the philosophy, goals, and objectives of THSC.

Demonstrate an understanding of the mission of THSC and its core values in all aspects of work. Treat all fellow employees, residents, family members, and visitors with respect and courtesy.

Attends all regulation and THSC mandated in-services; follows mandated abuse/neglect reporting, and maintains confidentiality at all times.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

The general knowledge and comprehension skills normally acquired by obtaining a high school diploma or GED in order to complete in-service and daily documentation requirements.

Ability to read, write and converse in English. A second language is helpful.

Ability to provide personal care with respect for an individual’s privacy and dignity. This skill is usually gained through a HHA or CNA course, studies in nursing or a related field, or caring for a friend or family member with disabilities.

Interpersonal skills necessary to relate to persons of varying age, culture, religion, and/or ability.

Ability to remain physically active for the duration of the assigned/scheduled shift. Will bend, stoop, lift, stand, walk, and carry supplies in the completion of the assignment. In emergency situations may be required to assist in lifting a person who has fallen.

WORKING CONDITIONS :

To minimize risk of illness must understand and practice standard precautions.

To minimize risk of injury must understand and practice proper body mechanics and Tag Out/Lock Out procedures.

Will work rotating weekends and days off, some holidays, and occasional shifts other than usual assignment.

Work environment is usually pleasant: works in a team relationship with employees from all departments, and with frequent feedback on performance.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

Responsible to the charge person for daily assignment; reports administratively to the Director of Nursing.

Has no responsibility for leading or supervising others.

May be asked to assist in new employee orientation.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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