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Care Assistant- Inpatient Rehab

Company: MyMichigan Health
Location: Alpena
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:


***$5,000 Sign on Bonus available with 3 year commitment***

JP 4627


IP Rehab/Variable Departments

As a Clinical Assistant this role assists the Registered Nurse (RN) and Medical Licensed Practical Nurse (MLPN) in ensuring the patient is safe, comfortable and clean.

(20%)* Assesses the need for assisting with neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient care and performing other patient related tasks, recognizing the specific individual needs based on patient age groups unique to assigned unit(s).

(20%)* Plans and prioritizes patient care functions to meet patients' health care needs. (20%)* Implements actions that compliment and support nursing care.

(20%)* Evaluates the effectiveness of care provided to ensure quality care and patient related issues are completed in a timely manner.

(20%)* Self-Management:

  • Hold self accountable for delivery of responsible patient care, demonstrates effective communication skills and interpersonal relationships.
  • Assumes responsibility for own continued development and assists with the development of other staff members.

    *These job responsibilities may be directed by the RN/MLPN.


    Assist with application and use of rehabilitative equipment.

    Implements exercises from interdisciplinary care plan.

    Keeps patient and significant other(s) informed about health status and health care resources.

    Demonstrates ability to build trust and rapport with new clients and families.

    Participates in orienting patients to the Rehabilitation Unit. Documents Functional Independence Measures Scoring.

    Other Duties as Assigned.


    Cert Educated Nurse Aide required.

    1) New hires on or after April 1, 2020 will be required to have a current CNA certification and keep it active.

    2) Current Care Assistants as of April 1, 2020 who do not have a current CNA will be grandfathered in and not required to obtain the certification as long as they stay in their current classification.

    3) Current Care Assistants as of April 1, 2020 who do have a current and active CNA will be required to maintain and keep active their certification as long as they are in their current classification.

    4) Internal transfers after on or after April 1, 2020 will be required to obtain the certification within six (6) months of their transfer date. Once obtaining their certification, they will be required to maintain and keep the certification active while in employed in either classification.

    High School Diploma or GED required.


    Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death.

    Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex materials or appropriate substitute if required for your position.

    Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as outlined in the job description.

    Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted device(s).

    Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time.

    May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or crouching.

    Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially infectious material.

    Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as required.

    Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to stay awake.

    Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching, grasping, fingering and feeling. May require repetition of these movements on a regular to frequent basis.

    Physical Demand Level: Medium.

    Must be able to occasionally (0-33% of the workday) lift or carry 21-50 lbs., frequently 34-66% of the workday 20 lbs. and or Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls and constantly (67-100% or the workday) 10 lbs.

Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Flint , Care Assistant- Inpatient Rehab, Healthcare , Alpena, Michigan

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