Careers

Are you interested in working in a joyful environment, in a team that values you, and with wonderful participants? Check out our open careers below. Please be sure to click the link below the position to complete an application.

Holland Positions:

Advanced Practice Professional

LifeCircles, a Porter Hills PACE Partnership, looking for a Advanced Practice Professional  to join our innovative geriatric health care program in Holland, MI.

LifeCircles provides all-inclusive care to frail seniors in the community who desire to remain in their home but need additional support to achieve that goal. Geriatric appropriate clinical services are provided both in the onsite clinic and in patient’s homes. This position would work closely with an interdisciplinary team including clinical staff, behavioral health, therapies and day center staff to deliver needed services with a strong emphasis on patient guided care.
Primary role responsibilities would include:

1.       Completing periodic health assessments

2.       Assessing and treating acute needs and illness

3.       Advanced Care Planning

4.       Patient and Caregiver Education

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.

Master’s Degree in Nursing and a graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
1 year experience with the frail elderly.

Work Well on a Team.
Critical Thinking.
Creative Approach.
Technologically Adept.

Full Time, 40 hours per week. 

 

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Muskegon Positions: 

Physician Assistant

Excellent opportunity for an advanced practice provider who wants to practice in an ideal setting.  LifeCircles – A Porter Hills PACE Partnership, is actively recruiting for a Physician Assistant to join our expanding program in Muskegon, Michigan.  PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) is designed to support frail seniors as they age in their own homes and communities.  If you have a desire to practice in a dynamic, innovative environment, enjoy caring for frail older adults, and appreciate being part of a comprehensive interdisciplinary team, this is an ideal position.  LifeCircles offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a positive work culture with traditional business hours and manageable on-call responsibilities, and the ability to make a positive difference for frail seniors and their caregivers.

 

Successful PA candidates must possess an unrestricted Physician Assistant Certification as a Physician Assistant and licensed by the State of Michigan.  Recent graduates of a Physician Assistant Program are eligible pending successful completion of certification boards and state licensing. Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years of experience working in a health care environment and a minimum of 1 year of experience working with the frail or elderly population. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and safe driving record.

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Facilities/Maintenance Assistant

LifeCircles, a Porter Hills PACE Partnership, is in need of a full-time facilities maintenance assistant to join our health care program in Muskegon, MI.

The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include:

  • Assist the LifeCircles facilities manager
  • Perform routine maintenance and repair of the facility and its equipment to include minor plumbing, painting, electrical, carpentry, mechanical, etc.
  • Provide support to the LifeCircles staff
  • Perform many routine tasks and duties as assigned

Must possess, as a minimum, a high school education or its equivalent.

Must have at least one year experience working with the frail and elderly population.

Candidates must have experience in a maintenance related position, possess an unrestricted driver’s license, have a reliable vehicle with valid insurance coverage and a safe driving record.

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Social Work Supervisor

Role and Responsibilities

Life Circles is a community-based program that supports vulnerable adults and their care partners by providing compassionate, comprehensive, team-based care that honors their health care preferences and their desire to remain living in the community. We are seeking a full time Social Work Supervisor to join our innovative Interdisciplinary Team in Muskegon, MI.  The main focus of this position is to supervise a team of Social Workers and to plan, coordinate, monitor and ensure the provision of high quality Social Work services that are effectively integrated with an evolving behavioral health management system and interdisciplinary team-based model of care.  This includes providing direct and indirect social work services to participants and care partners and simultaneously managing evolving social work case management functions that are fully integrated with LifeCircles behavioral health system.  The position is independent in the application of advanced social work knowledge and skills and able to manage complex clinical situations for which he/she is responsible in an efficient manner and in accordance with established agency defined procedures, social work best practices, and LifeCircles mission and vision.  Additionally, this position may supervise both licensed and non-licensed personnel within the Social Work department as well as coordinate interns and volunteers.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Must possess a fully Licensed Master’s degree in social work (LMSW) from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE);

  • Have a minimum of one year of experience working with the frail elderly, or long-term care population.

Preferred Skills

  • Medical Social Work experience, supervisory experience and participation in an interdisciplinary team-based model of care.

 

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Certified Nurse’s Aide – Home Care – Full Time
LifeCircles, A Porter Hills PACE Partnership, is hiring full-time nurse aides to join our innovative, all-inclusive geriatric health care program in Muskegon, Michigan.

The home are nurse aide plays a critical role in assisting participants with personal cares, maintaining health and function, and significantly contributing to their desire to remain at home.  A successful candidate will arrive to work with enthusiasm, greet our participants with grace, connect and communicate with empathy, and be a supportive member of the team.
The full- time positions include 8 am -4:30 pm Monday through Friday and a second shift position, 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
Candidates must have a current and valid certification to work as a nurse aide in the State of Michigan and must have at least one year of experience in working with the frail elderly. Home care experience is preferred. Candidates must possess an unrestricted driver’s license and have a reliable vehicle with valid insurance coverage. CPR certification and updated immunization status is required or will be provided.

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Recreational Therapy Assistant – Part Time

Life Circles is a community based program that supports vulnerable adults and their care partners by providing compassionate, comprehensive, team based care that honors their health care preferences and their desire to remain living in the community

The Recreation Therapy assistant working in conjunction with the Activity Coordinator will be responsible for the planning and the implementation of recreational programs based on participant interests and needs to help support them to maintain an optimal level of physical, social and emotional functioning to be able to remain in their home.

The RTA encourages each participant’s autonomy and dignity by engaging them in meaningful activity in a group or with independent pursuits.

This position is part-time; 4 days a week, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm with time occasionally flexing to meet departmental needs.

The candidate must have at least one year of experience working with the frail elderly and prefer experience in planning and leading activities. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

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Certified Nurse’s Aide

LifeCircles, A Porter Hills PACE Partnership, is in need of a full time Certified Nursing Assistant to join our growing team!  Be a part of our innovative geriatric health care program in Muskegon, Michigan. This position is Monday-Friday with no nights or weekend hours, 40 hours/week is guaranteed, with benefits!
The successful candidate will have a passion for providing care for the elderly.  LifeCircles CNA’s work with participants both in the center and on the bus and will be responsible for providing support with ADL and IADL needs while at LifeCircles. Job duties will include taking vital signs, reporting significant changes in condition, assisting with Recreation, Physical, and Occupation Therapy as needed, assisting in the safe transport of participants to and from the day center, and performing routine tasks and duties as assigned.

Candidates must be currently certified as a nurse aide in the State of Michigan, and must have at least one year of experience in working with the frail elderly. CPR certification and updated immunization status is required or will be provided.

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MSW – Social Worker

LifeCircles, a Porter Hills PACE Partnership, is in need of a full-time social worker to join our innovative geriatric health care program in Muskegon, MI.

LifeCircles provides all-inclusive care to frail seniors in the community who desire to remain in their home but need additional support to achieve that goal. The PACE social worker provides a range of services and serves as an essential role in coordinating participant’s complex needs. The PACE social worker works closely with an interdisciplinary team including doctors, nurses, therapies and day center staff to assist the participant in achieving their goals of care.

Role and Responsibilities

Primary role responsibilities would include:

  1. Advance Care Planning
  2. Facilitating transitions of care
  3. Participant Assessments in homes as well as a variety of care settings
  4. Mental Health Case Management
  5. Staff, Caregiver, and Participant education regarding end of life, disease management and caregiver stress

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Limited of Fully Licensed MSW
1 year experience with the frail elderly

Required Skills

Work Well on a Team
Critical Thinking
Creative Approach
Technologically Adept

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Thank you for your interest in our career opportunities at our centers in West Michigan. We only accept applications for posted positions.  For information on employment opportunities with LifeCircles PACE® feel free to contact our Human Resources Representative, Paula Cherney at pcherney@lifecircles-pace.org.

For our Holland Location, Please contact Tina Hermann at Thermann@lifecircles-pace.org.