McLaren Health Care Patient Care Associate in Mount Clemens, Michigan

18-5085

Post Date

10/25/2018

Title

Patient Care Associate

Job Family

Service/Support

Subsidiary

McLaren Macomb

Department

24240 - 4 West

Location

Mt. Clemens Region

City

Mount Clemens

State

MI

Full Time

No

Hours per 2 week pay period

0.0

Schedule

7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Weekends and/or Holidays Required

Yes

On Call Required

No

Description

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, contributes to the delivery of patient-centered care through: Performance of selected day-to-day patient care activities.

Maintenance of an environment that is functionally and aesthetically conducive to patient well-being. Demonstrates unit/area-designated competencies. Interacts with patients considering their developmental, age-specific, and cultural spiritual preferences.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Formal education or training in addition to High School Diploma or GED

  • BLS card from American Health Association (AHA) required before start date (valid at least 60 days beyond start date).

  • Must possess the skills and abilities to perform as a Patient Care Associate as demonstrated by one or more of the following:

  • Training and Experience: Must meet one criterion from list 1 (Training) and one criterion from list 2 (Experience) below:

  1. Training

a. Completion of an LPN program

b. Completion of a formal Nursing Assistant Educational Course

c. Completion of a formal EMT Educational Course

  1. Experience

a. Three months experience as a Patient Care Associate (PCA), Patient Care Tech (PCT) and/or Nurse Assistant or other related patient care experience

b. Currently enrolled nursing student with completion of 2 direct patient care clinical courses

c. Six months of other healthcare experience

OR one of the following requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited RN program and successful completion of Nursing Fundamentals course

  • Completion of EMT Training with current State of MI EMT license

  • Two or more years of recent experience (within last five years) in a Patient Care Associate/Nurse Assistant role

  • Students who have completed a 2-year High School Health Careers program with a letter verifying completion of coursework and practical/hands-on experience/training have been

met

  • McLaren Macomb employees in the role of Nurse Assistant prior to December 10, 2013 (the revision of the Patient Care Associate role).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One year prior work experience in patient-care environment

  • CNA Certification

  • Basic EMT Certification

  • LPN License

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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