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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Patient Care Tech - PCT, CNA, MA - Inpatient Ortho (Full Time) in Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Hospital Campus - Ann Arbor, Michigan

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Rotating Shift

Description:

An Opportunity to Join our Remarkable Care Team!

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, one of the nation's top health care services providers, spanning five counties in Southeastern Michigan. SJMHS represents more than 2,700 physicians and 14,000 nurses and staff, and includes 5 Hospitals, 5 Outpatient Health Centers, 8 Urgent Care Facilities and over 25 Specialty Centers. SJMHS is part of Trinity Health a national Catholic health system with an enduring legacy and a steadfast mission to be a transforming and healing presence within the communities we serve.

As a mission-driven innovative health organization, we will become the national leader in improving the health of our communities and each person we serve. We will be the most trusted health partner for life. Our Core Values, Reverence, Commitment to the Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity guide our behaviors to help us achieve our Vision.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:

5 East takes care of all adult orthopedic patients including total joint replacements and repair of fractured hip patients. Our experienced nursing staff provide excellent Relationship Based Care and are devoted to the orthopedic population. We are Joint Commission Certified for total knee and total hip replacements. The unit consists of 32 private patients rooms each with a private bathroom and shower. Our patient population consists mainly of Total Knee and Total Hip Replacements, hip fracture patients, and general Orthopedic patients. We also accommodate general medicine patients.

SUMMARY:

Provides quality patient centered care considering age specific, developmental, cultural and spiritual needs through competent clinical practice and application of the nursing process. Consistently integrates concepts of relationship based care into practice. Serves as a clinical and educational resource to others on the unit. Assumes accountability for nursing care of designated patients. Demonstrates unit/area-designated competencies.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED

Experience:

  • Minimum of one year of previous direct care experience (acute or long term) or successful completion of CENA, PCT, MA, or EMT course. Student nurses must have completed their nursing fundamentals class of a BSN program.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with patients, families, and other employees

Ability to:

  • Follow instructions and record patient information.

  • Prioritize assigned tasks and organize work.

  • Walk and stand for 90% of shift.

  • Lift, turn, and position patients.

  • Concentrate and pay close attention to details for over 90% of time

  • Able to work in area with potential exposure to infectious agents and/or contaminants.

  • Basic computer skills such as use of e-mail and simple word processing

  • Maintains AHA Heartsaver certification

Why this position -- What can it do for you!

  • Located in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti, Michigan with easy access to US-23, M-14, and I-94.

  • Full benefits package

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer contribution option

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Life Insurance

  • Short/Long Term Disability

  • Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout Trinity Health in 18 different states!

  • Free close proximity parking!

For more information regarding career opportunities with Saint Joseph Mercy Health System please visit www.stjoeshealth.org/careers .

Successful candidate will be subject to mandatory vaccinations/immunizations unless they qualify for an available exemption.

This document is intended to describe the generalized duties and responsibilities, the specialized job functions, and the essential requirements of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all supplemental duties, responsibilities, or non-essential requirements or reflect any accommodations made under the American’s with Disability Act, the Michigan Handicapper’s Act, or SJMHS’s Return to Work Program.

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 at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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