Mary Free Bed Sub-Acute Rehabilitation is looking for Licensed Practical Nurses to join our award-winning team. This is a unique opportunity to expand your clinical expertise and make a real difference in the lives of patients!
We offer exceptional short-term inpatient rehabilitation for patients recovering from an illness, injury or surgery. While most sub-acute rehabilitation programs in Michigan are in nursing homes or retirement communities, ours is on the fifth floor of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in Grand Rapids.
As a member of the SAR team, you'll help patients get back to their lives and plan for the future. Why Mary Free Bed?
You'll get to know your patients and their families - the average length of stay is 12-14 days.
Clinical outcomes rank at the top of regional post-acute care networks.
Five-star staffing ratios include one nurse for every 10-12 patients and one CENA for every 8-10.
We're proud to be honored for the fourth straight year by U.S. News & World Report for Best Short-Term Rehabilitation. Mary Free Bed ranked better than both state and national averages for consistency of nursing staffing, fall prevention, the amount of physical therapy patients received and the number of patients able to return home.
A joint venture with Trinity Health Senior Communities enables us to bring sub-acute care to a new level. Short-term rehabilitation and nursing services are provided to patients with a variety of conditions, including:
General weakness or deconditioning after illness or surgery
Heart attack and cardiac surgery
Orthopedic surgery after-care
Patients receive daily physical and occupational therapy that fuels functional improvement above the national average, and a team of physician extenders are on-site five days a week for routine rounding and clinical support.
Under the direction of the Registered or Licensed Nurse Manager/Designee, the Certified Nursing Assistant/Geriatric Nursing Assistant will provide assigned residents with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the resident's assessment and care plan.
Essential Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Education, and Training Requirements)
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active certification to practice as a Nursing Assistant in the state of Michigan certificate of completion state approved nurse aide training program.
Minimum of one-year experience within a healthcare setting preferred.
Previous experience working in long-term care or with the geriatric population preferred.
Must possess superior customer service skills and professionalism.
Must possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to adapt to ongoing change and work in a fast-paced, customer-driven environment
Possesses interpersonal and relationship building skills to work in a cross-functional team as well as the ability to work with residents based on their cognitive ability.
Self-starter, highly motivated with a high productivity level.
Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and strong decision making abilities.
Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the organization.
Physical and Mental Requirements and Working Conditions:
Must be able to adapt to frequently changing work parameters.
Primarily works inside with frequent kneeling, crouching, reaching, lifting, sitting, walking, bending and lifting.
Must be able to push, pull, move and or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 3 feet and be able to push, pull, move and or carry such weight a minimum distance of 10 feet. May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents in emergency situations.
Physical mobility that includes movement from place to place.
Physical agility, that includes ability to maneuver body while in place.
Must be able to speak, read and write the English language in an understandable manner.
Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this community, which include a medical and physical examination.
Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.