Resident Care Aide 6-E8, RCA-E- Caro Center
Resident Care Aide 6-E8, RCA-E- Caro Center
$41,745.60 - $53,601.60 Annually
Permanent Full Time
Health and Human Services - Caro Center
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services mission is to provide opportunities, services, and programs that promote a healthy, safe, and stable environment for residents to be self-sufficient. We are committed to ensuring a diverse workforce and a work environment whereby all employees are treated with dignity, respect and fairness. For more information, please visit MDHHS Diversity Equity and Inclusion
The resident care aide staff will provide direct care, nursing services to individuals with mental illness/developmental disabilities, and possibly with multiple physical health conditions. Resident care aide staff provide nursing care which is delegated by the registered nurse, via a specific assignment to provide care and supervision for an individual patient or an assigned group of patients. This includes accountability to provide visual observation of area to ensure patient whereabouts, safety and monitor activities. The resident care aide staff assist the professional team members in formulating, revising and to implement the person centered plan of service (PCPOS) specific to the individual patient care needs. Resident care aide staff serve as a positive role model. Resident care aide staff are responsible for supervising patients in the nursing milieu, in program delivery, ie. supervise and participate in psychosocial rehabilitation programs, nursing programs, and when accompanying patients in the community, ie. medical appointments, inter-hospital transfer, sitter in community hospital, etc. Resident care aide staff assist patients who may require assistance when completing activities of daily living such as bathing and grooming, meal time, dressing, etc. Resident care aide staff provide for implementation of emergency/ high risk procedures in accordance with Hospital Policy/ Nursing standards, ie. seclusion, restraint, manual holds, enhanced levels of supervision, CPR, etc. Resident care aide staff document in the patient's medical record, and maintain accountability records, ie. patient check, sharps monitoring, etc. in accordance with Nursing Standards of Practice. Maintain safe environment and perform light housekeeping duties
Click here to view Position Description (https://mcsc.state.mi.us/AgencyPDFs/Position%20Description%201.91.doc) & here to view Job Specification (https://www.michigan.gov/documents/ResidentCareAide_13107_7.pdf)
To be considered for this position you must:
Apply for this position online via NEOGOV; click on "Apply" in the job posting for instructions on submitting your electronic application. Hard copy applications are not accepted.
Relevant experience and/or education referred to in the supplemental questions must be documented in the resume, transcript and/or application to allow for accurate screening.
Attach a resume identifying specific experience and dates of employment. Dates of employment should include month and year and hours per week.
Attach a cover letter.
If applicable, attach a copy of an official transcript(s). We accept scanned copies of official transcripts. We do not accept web-based, internet, or copies of unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts provide the name of the institution, confirmation that a degree was awarded and on what date, and the registrar's signature.
Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application not being considered. See instructions for attaching files here: Instructions (http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mdcs/New_Online_Employment_Application_Guide_-_First_Time_User_446027_7.pdf)
Required Education and Experience
Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school.
Resident Care Aide 6
No specific type or amount is required.
Resident Care Aide 7
One year of experience equivalent to a Resident Care Aide and successful completion of the Department's Resident Care Aide training program.
Resident Care Aide E8
Two years of experience equivalent to a Resident Care Aide, including one year equivalent to a Resident Care Aide 7.
Additional Requirements and Information
Employees are required to participate in in-service training courses and to satisfactorily complete the course work.
Some positions are assigned job duties that may require possession of a valid State of Michigan Driver's license.
Some positions may require Competency Evaluated Nurse Aide (CENA) certification to be eligible for employment.
Your application for any position does not guarantee you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants, who interview will be notified of the results.
This position is located at 2000 Chambers Rd. Caro, MI 48723.
Any questions can be directed at 989-672-9332.
As a Condition of Employment: This position requires successful completion of a background investigation and a criminal record check.
The Department of Health & Human Services reserves the right to close this posting prior to its original end date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.
In accordance with the CMS Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Interim Final Rule, this position requires proof of COVID-19 vaccine. If you wish to pursue a religious or medical exemption, please indicate such if selected for the position.
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