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Nursing Technician - Acute Care of the Elderly - Full Time - Nig
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Nursing Technician - Acute Care of the Elderly - Full Time - Nig

Facility: Blodgett Hospital - GRAND RAPIDS, MI
Department: Acute Care Of Elderly-Bl (Ace)
Category: Nursing Assistant
Classification: Full-time with Benefits (A1)
Acts as a team member in the delivery of quality patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Performs basic skills per hospital/unit guidelines and communicates observations to members of the health care team.
*Acute Care of the Elderly (1D ACE - Blodgett)
-21 Beds**
-Nurse to Patient Ratio: *4 to 7 Patients to a Nurse (Subject to Change)
*-Population: *Geriatric Population - heart failure, diabetes, pneumonia, failure to thrive (due to dementia, etc.), falls.
*-Orientation: *Orientation is mandatory and done full time during the day Monday through Friday and the following Monday and Tuesday.
*-Why ACE:* The ACE unit has a team of dedicated, compassionate team members focused on the unique needs of the older adult population. Patients present with acute and chronic needs which are addressed by a multidisciplinary team approach. The care of the older adult is often viewed as challenging yet rewarding.
*This is a full time night position with the expectation of working 72 hours every two weeks. This position utilizes core scheduling. An employee will be hired into a permanent schedule that repeats every 6 weeks. The days and hours are already preset and cannot be permanently changed to accommodate a personal or school schedule. This schedule will not have the ability to drop below 72 hours per pay period. However, there is opportunity to trade shifts with other employees or take PTO when a day off is needed.*
Basic Qualifications:
Education - High School Diploma or equivalent
Licenses - Basic Life Support (BLS) within 90 days of hire
Preferred Qualifications:
Education - 1 year college education including clinical experience
Experience - 6 months of recent, relevant patient care experience
Licenses - Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
Spectrum Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

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