Trinity Health Patient Care Assistant- 3 South- St. Mary Mercy Livonia in Livonia, Michigan

An Opportunity to Join our Remarkable Care as a Patient Care Assistantin the _3 South _Department awaits YOU!!!!

**St. Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS) is one of the nation's top healthcare service 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. Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is part of Trinity Health, one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving communities in 21 states with 86 hospitals, 128 continuing care facilities and home health and hospice programs.

**St. Mary Mercy Hospital is a beautiful full-service, 304-bed acute care hospital, located in Livonia, MI, that provides comprehensive care, including a 24-hour emergency department, general medicine, inpatient and outpatient surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, intensive care unit, cancer, cardiology, geriatrics and birthing and women's health. Through several major expansions in the hospital, programs and services, St. Mary Mercy continues to offer the latest in quality health and medical services. St. Mary Mercy has received numerous awards recognizing excellence in clinical outcomes, patient safety, financial performance and efficiency.

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GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Patient Care Assistant is a member of the care team and the front-line staff member who is responsible and committed to making caring connections with each patient and understands the role they play in healing. Assists patients with activities of daily living and updating the nurse in a timely manner. The PCA interactions with all patients and families are an integral part of the caring relationship. The PCA takes accountability for hourly rounding to ensure frequent, deliberate, and purposeful contact with patients. The PCA make connections between actions, patient satisfaction and safety. Demonstrates a sense of ownership and understanding of their role in the patient experience outcomes as a part of the culture of caring. Demonstrate accountability as a team member for receiving and giving handoff report to the Registered Nurse at the beginning of shift, throughout the day as appropriate and at end of shift. Responsible for care tasks given throughout the shift under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

High School Diploma or equivalent required. Previous Patient Care experience or Student Nurse currently in a nursing program preferred. Current BLS certification required. Excellent Customer Service skills required.

**Why St. Joseph Mercy Health System?

*Competitive Salaries and Shift Differentials

*Rich Benefits package which include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time off, Retirement Saving Plan with employer contribution option, Tuition Reimbursement, Life Insurance and Short/Long Term Disability.

  • Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout Trinity Health in 21 different states!!

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Job Number: 00090914

Location: Livonia, MI

Organization Name: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Facility: SJSEMI - St. Mary Hosp Livonia

Employment Type: Full time

Shift: Rotating Shift

Hours: 0