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Mercy Medical Center Clinton SJPACE - Certified Nurse Asst - Full Time, Home Care $2,500.00 sign on bonus in Saint Joseph PACE - Mishawaka, Indiana

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Are you passionate about what you do and looking for a mission driven organization? If so, it is our pleasure to invite you to apply at Saint Joseph PACE, a member of Trinity Health. Reverence, Caring, and Integrity are just a few of our guiding values at Saint Joseph PACE. We strive to provide a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities for our colleagues and our participants. You can join us in our mission by applying for our Certified Nurse Aide position for our Home Care Department in Mishawaka, Indiana. This is a Full-Time position that will report directly to our Home Care Manager.

Saint Joseph PACE (Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) program provides care and services to seniors with chronic care needs allowing them to maintain their independence in their homes for as long as possible. The program offers a full range of health care services for individuals who are eligible for nursing home care but want to live at home. Saint Joseph PACE believes it is better for seniors with chronic care needs to be served in their home whenever possible. Many PACE participants get most of their care from staff employed by the PACE organization in the PACE center. PACE centers meet State and Federal safety requirements and include adult day programs, medical clinics, activities, and occupational and physical therapy facilities.

Saint Joseph PACE provides a competitive compensation and benefit package that complements this opportunity for personal growth and professional advancement. Your benefits will include your choice from 3 medical plans, 2 dental plans, and 2 vision plans. You will be provided Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and one times your salary in Life/Accidental Death and Dismemberment. You may also pick from a wide array of voluntary benefits to compliment your insurance package. You will accumulate 120 hours of PTO during your first year of service, along with 6 paid holidays and 1 float holiday. Your participation and company match in our 403(b) retirement plan begins on day one.

General responsibilities will include:

  • The Certified Nurse Aide is responsible for providing various care services necessary for attending to the personal needs, support, and health status of participants. This position reports to the Home Care Manager.

  • Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team in ongoing participant assessment and monitoring. Report on personal care services provided and the self-care abilities of participant, including changes noted in participant’s condition.

  • As part of the health care team, provide personal care assistance that will maintain the independence of the participant to conduct activities of daily living, including toileting, showers, eating, and grooming. Assist in the maintenance of physical activity, exercise, and walking.

  • Provide behavioral supervision or support for participants, such as reality orientation, reminder to follow through with nursing and medication instruction, diet restrictions, and emotional reassurance.

  • Assist in identifying signs and symptoms indicating physical, emotional, or behavioral change in participants and reporting these signs to the center staff and/or supervisor, including but not limited to, any changes in skin integrity, bowel and bladder status, food/fluid intake, or changes in ambulation.

  • Our Home Care CNA's work during the day, Monday thru Friday, allowing you to plan time away from work. You will work one weekend approximately every 8 to 12 weeks. We truly believe in a work life balance.

Candidates will have:

  • Must be an active certified nurse assistant in the state of Indiana.

  • Must be a High School graduate or equivalent.

  • Valid Driver's License and availability of a vehicle.

  • CPR Certified or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire.

  • Prefer a minimum of one (1) year of documented experience working with a frail or elderly population.

  • Experience in a long-term care facility or with a community-based geriatric program preferred

  • Candidates should possess the ability to work as part of a team, coach and train staff, as well as strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills in order to interact in extremely delicate, sensitive and/or complex situations.

  • Candidates should have excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate with multiple levels in the organization.

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 Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

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.

To apply for this position please visit the career website page at http://www.trinityhealthpace.org at http://www.trinityhealthpace.org/

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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