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:

Nurse Practitioner

LifeCircles, a Porter Hills PACE Partnership, looking for a Nurse Practitioner 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.
Role and Responsibilities

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

Required Skills

Work Well on a Team
Critical Thinking
Creative Approach
Technologically Adept

Applicants must apply through our website at www.lifecircles-pace.org

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Advanced Practice Professional

Advanced Practice Provider – LifeCircles-PACE of Holland

Full Time Position.

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 Holland, 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 APP 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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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 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. 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 or Fully Licensed MSW
1 year experience with the frail elderly

 

Required Skills

Work Well on a Team
Critical Thinking
Creative Approach
Technologically Adept
Additional Notes

Applicants must apply through our website at www.lifecircles-pace.org

Click Here to Apply

 

CNA

“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 Holland, Michigan.

This position is Monday-Friday with no nights or weekend hours, 40 hours/week is guaranteed, with benefits!

Position Summary:

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.

Essential Skills:

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.”

Job Type: Full-time

 

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Certified Medical Assistant

LifeCircles, a Porter Hills PACE Partnership, looking for a Medical Assistant 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 clinical staff to deliver needed services with a strong emphasis on patient guided care.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Scheduling internal and external appointments
  • Coordinating care with outside providers
  • Triaging telephone calls
  • Ordering medical supplies
  • Drawing labs
  • Assist with immunizations and TB tests
  • Rooming Patients

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Licensed MA

Associates of Science in Medical Assisting degree preferred

1-year experience working with the frail elderly

Preferred Skills

Work Well on a Team
Critical Thinking
Ability to multi-task
Technologically Proficient

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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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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.

Click Here to Apply

 

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

Click here to apply

 

Behavioral Health Specialist

Want to make a real difference in the lives of frail seniors? LifeCircles, a Porter Hills PACE Partnership, is in need of a full-time behavioral health specialist to join our innovative geriatric health care program.

At LifeCircles PACE, we live by our mission statement by:

“Supporting vulnerable adults and their care partners and providing compassionate, comprehensive, team- based care that honors their health care preferences and their desire to remain living in the community”.

The PACE behavioral health specialist (BHS) provides a range of behavioral health services including assessment, psychotherapy, health behavior interventions, interdisciplinary team consultation, and staff training. The BHS works closely with an interdisciplinary team including doctors, nurses, physical/occupational/speech therapists, case managers, and other day center staff to creatively optimize functioning of participants, support coping through chronic disease, and helping people thrive in the community.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Interdisciplinary team consultation and staff training
  • Biopsychosocial and differential diagnostic assessment
  • Mental health treatment planning to optimize wellness and preserve placement in the community
  • Direct (individual and group) behavioral health services across a variety of settings including the day center, participant’s homes, acute and long-term care
  • Program development and quality improvement initiatives related to person-centered care and psychosocial wellness of participants, care partners, and staff.

Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Applied Psychology, Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, Mental Health, or equivalent
  • Current license to practice behavioral health services in Michigan
  • Strong critical thinking and creativity skills
  • Experience or training in:
    • providing behavioral health services such as assessment, psychotherapy, counseling, and behavioral consultation
    • working with older adults, people with serious mental illness, and/or people with disabilities
    • working in medical settings and with integrated health teams

  Preferred Skills

 Knowledge of evidence-based practice and comfort with integrated approaches to care

  • Experience with substance use treatment and dialectical behavior therapy a plus

 

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LifeCircles PACE offers excellent benefits to include medical, dental, vision, and retirement plan contributions.  You will also enjoy work-life balance with paid time off and paid holidays throughout the year.  We offer competitive wages.

 

About LifeCircles PACE: Why should you consider working for us?

  • Autonomy, flexibility, and support
  • Work with a great team
  • Do meaningful work that makes a real difference
  • Help build innovative models of healthcare that promote wellness

 

 

Apply online!

 

www.lifecircles-pace.org/employment/

 

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.