Care Assistant- Inpatient Rehab
Company: MyMichigan Health
Posted on: June 25, 2022
***$5,000 Sign on Bonus available with 3 year commitment***
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
- Hold self accountable for delivery of responsible patient care,
demonstrates effective communication skills and interpersonal
- 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.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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
Participates in orienting patients to the Rehabilitation Unit.
Documents Functional Independence Measures Scoring.
Other Duties as Assigned.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS
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
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
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.
PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
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
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
Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time.
May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or
Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially
Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing
Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work
independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to
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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