St. Joseph's Village- Care Assistant- FT/PT
Trinity Health Senior Communities

Ypsilanti, Michigan

Posted in Medical and Nursing

Job Info

Employment Type:
Full time


St. Joseph's Village is seeking Care Assistants / Anam Caras for its community in Ypsilanti, MI. St. Joseph is a member of Trinity Health Senior Communities (THSC), one of the nation's largest, multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems, with over 40 communities in multiple states. From our amazing residents and guests who live and stay at our communities to our colleague-centric culture, you'll find an environment that fosters a diversity of careers options and promotes career growth within the greater Trinity network.

What Perks and Benefits Can You Look Forward to?

Paid holidays and generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

Up to $4,000 in tuition reimbursement annually!

Full- and Part-time opportunities

Discounts with major vendors; AT&T, Verizon, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Quicken Loans, AND MORE!

Low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance plans. Enjoy lower cost medical services when you visit facilities within the Trinity Health network.

Fast response interview times and job offers!


The Anam Cara is the title for Caregiver of the Residents living within the Community. The foundation of the community model is the relationship that exists between the Anam Cara and the Resident. The Anam Cara is more than a friend or caregiver but someone who accepts the responsibility to care for the body, mind, and spirit of those in the community. The Anam Cara's responsibility is to welcome all into the communities and provide a safe place of refuge.


Resident Rights: All employees are required to maintain the confidentiality of resident care information and comply with all THSC HIPAA policy and procedures. The Anam Cara is to ensure all Residents are treated fairly, with kindness, dignity, and respect. Anam Cara's must ensure that all nursing care is provided in privacy and privacy is afforded to all Residents within the community. Anam Cara's will knock before entering the Resident's private bedroom. All Anam Cara's are required to report all allegations of resident abuse, neglect, and /or misappropriation of resident property. The Anam Cara should honor the Resident's request to refuse treatment and inform such requests to the nursing supervisor. The Anam Cara is required to report all complaints and grievances made by the Residents to the director of nursing.

Activities of Daily Living: The Anam Cara is responsible for providing all activities of daily living to the Residents living within the Community. These activities include, but are not limited to bathing, dressing, toileting, transferring residents, grooming and personal hygiene, meal services, clean up, feeding, serving, welcoming residents when moving in and assisting when moving out of the community, responding to Resident's needs, conducting range of motion, position, lifting, and turning, participate with rehabilitation and restorative needs, and conduct light housekeeping as needed including upkeep of community and resident rooms.

Communication: Provides regular and timely feedback with other members of the Community, the Residents within the community and to the support staff within the community. Communication is honest, respectful, and reverent to Residents and at the Residents pace. Keeps Residents informed of the daily happenings within their community. Promotes an environment of good communication within the Community. Ensures medical, spiritual, and social concerns are communicated to appropriate support staff.

Medication Administration: The Anam Cara will prepare and administer medications as directed. Medications will be administered within ordered timeframes in accordance with established procedures. The Anam Cara will ensure all medications and treatments are kept secure, i.e, medication carts and treatment carts are locked when not in sight.

Requirements:High School Diploma or equivalent and must possess superior customer service skills and professionalism as well as outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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