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Locations: Fargo

Full Time  -      : Open until filled

 

Job Summary: Responsible for all nursing services provided to participants in the home or day center per care plan.  

Primary Responsibilities: The Home Care Nurse’s duties shall include, but not be limited to:

1.    Completes nursing cares as scheduled in participants home and day center 
2.    Assesses participants’ medical needs as related to nursing scope of practice
3.    Participates in preventative nursing care procedures as appropriate for the participants’ care and safety.
4.    Collaborates with provider for participant needs 
5.    Triages and ensures assessments are completed on participants reporting any sudden illness or onset of illness at home.
6.    Maintains accurate records of all nursing services provided to participant in EMR
7.    Is flexible and able to adjust schedule to meet complex needs of participants.
8.    Provides coverage for On-Call as scheduled 
9.    Collaborates with nursing and home care coordinator 
10.    Assist with providing health teaching to participants with complex nursing needs
11.    Provides care to participants in a positive, nurturing, professional manner. 
12.    Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.


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Locations: Bismarck, Fargo

Full Time  -      : Open until filled

 

Job Summary: Provides physical assistance and attendant care to participants across care settings (center, home, transportation).  Provides assistance with Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs).  Provides assistance with nursing care, restorative therapies, activities and meals across care settings.  Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in assessing, planning and care for providing service to participants according to assigned responsibilities and Northland PACE Program standards.

Primary Responsibilities: Under the limited supervision and in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws/regulations and policies, procedures and guidelines:
 

a.    Provides physical assistance and attendant care to participants across care settings (center, home, transportation).
b.    Provides basic personal care assistance and/or supervision (bathing, grooming, toileting, feeding) and assistance with any other Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).
c.    Provides assistance with Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs) across care settings.  
d.    Performs homemaking, meal preparation, light cleaning and other household duties, shopping and other chore service for participants.
e.    Provides assistance with nursing care, restorative therapies, activities and meals across care settings.
f.    Participates in assessing, planning care for and documenting care for participants as member of interdisciplinary team.
g.    Knows and adheres to the philosophy and goals of the Northland PACE Program.
h.    Maintains a quiet and safe environment for participants, visitors and staff.
i.    Keeps confidentiality of participant records, reports and discussions.
j.    Participates in Northland PACE Program Committees as requested by Director of Nursing (DON).
k.    Maintains flexibility in schedule and responds to unexpected emergencies and change in workload in order to fulfill responsibilities.
l.    Utilizes supplies and equipment economically.
m.    Informs Director of Nursing of “unusual occurrences.”
n.    Identifies services delivery problems.
o.    Is professional in appearance and manner in the clinical area; recognizes own limits and seeks help and guidance from the Director of Nursing as appropriate; serves as a role model for students and staff members.
p.    May serve as a role model for new trainees.
q.    Pursues professional growth through the continuing education process.
r.    Maintains certification and pursues professional growth through continuing education process.


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Locations: Bismarck, Minot

Full Time  -      : Open until filled

 

Job Summary: Promotes and maintains the health of enrolled participants through nursing assessment, treatment, teaching and counseling.  Responsible for completing enrollment and periodic assessments of health needs to contribute to the individual’s plan of care. Responsible for the implementation of nursing care plan and coordination of nursing with other services.   

Primary Responsibilities:  Under limited supervision and in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws/regulations:

  1. Completes RN assessment during initial, semi-annual, annual and significant change evaluations
  2. Ensures participants care plan is reflective of all nursing interventions and participant diagnoses
  3. Initiates preventative nursing care procedures as appropriate for the participants’ care and safety
  4. Completes participant cares scheduled within the day center and in participants’ homes as needed
  5. Collaborates with the Home Care Nurse about teaching needs of participants and families 
  6. Implements, directs, evaluates and provides oversight of nursing care and care provided by certified nursing assistants. 
  7. Collaborates with provider to facilitate PACE appointments, participant needs and plans/follow-up for specialty appointments and medical orders
  8. Assists with preparation for interdisciplinary team meetings and ensuring that all updates for participants and needed appointments are added to the schedule 
  9. Communicates regularly with pharmacy regarding prescription changes and ensuring that participant MAR is up to date
  10. Provides care to participants in a positive, nurturing, professional manner. 
  11. Provides health teaching to participants with complex nursing needs
  12. Triages and ensures assessments are completed on participants reporting any sudden illness or onset of illness at home.
  13. Is flexible and able to adjust schedule to meet complex needs of participants.
  14. Consults with other staff members regarding any concerns about appointments, complaints or other anticipated/discovered needs identified during assessments.
  15. Works with social worker regarding family and caregiver in caring for homebound participants.
  16. Maintains accurate records of all nursing services provided to participant in EMR
  17. Participates in Quality Improvement activities as requested
  18. Collaborates with hospital for any participant hospitalized
  19. Collaborates with nursing facility weekly for any participants residing in nursing facility

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Locations: Bismarck, Dickinson, Fargo, Minot

Full Time  -      : Open until filled

 

Job Summary:  The Medical Director is responsible for the delivery of participant care, clinical outcomes; assists/participates in the implementation and oversight of quality improvement and projects. The Medical Director serves as the lead in the design of the medical components for Northland PACE and as a liaison to the medical community on behalf of Northland PACE. As a physician member of the Northland PACE team, the Medical Director must meet all federal and state licensing laws, certification and regulations necessary. The Medical Director serves as the consultant and resource to the Northland PACE primary provider team.

Primary Responsibilities: The PACE Medical Director / Primary Care Physician is responsible for the basic health care needs of Northland PACE participants by focusing on general wellness and prevention of ailments through assessments and health screenings.

a.    Promotes and explains the Northland PACE program to interested individuals, community groups, contracted vendors, and senior care agencies.
b.    Serves as a liaison between PACE and the primary care medical community.
c.    Works collaboratively with medical staff at all PACE sites.
d.    Attends Inter-Disciplinary Team (IDT) meetings, providing leadership for and collaboration with other required team members.
e.    Provides leadership in quality improvement through participation on the Clinical Quality Committee and Quality Steering Committee; designing and conducting quality projects and keeping abreast of federal Outcomes-Based Quality Improvement initiatives
f.    Participates in meetings such as family meetings, care conferences, IDT, and other meetings as necessary.
g.    Collaborates with the IDT, participant, and family members to evaluate participant care, needs, preferences and wishes to develop a comprehensive plan of care. 
h.    Performs initial participant assessment and, as necessary, periodic reassessments.
i.    Evaluates participant’s physical complaints and medical needs in order to appropriately diagnose and recommend a therapeutic plan of care.
j.    Conducts home visits inclusive of private homes, adult foster homes, assisted living facilities and basic care facilities, etc. as needed.
k.    Participates in overseeing the care needs of participants in Skilled Nursing Facilities.
l.    Maintains flexibility in schedule and responds to unexpected emergencies and changes in workload in order to fulfill responsibilities. 
m.    Shares on-call duties for non-office hours consistent with Northland PACE policies and procedures.  
n.    Coordinates the performance appraisal of all Northland PACE providers which may include primary care physician, nurse practitioner, and/or physician assistant.
o.    Maintains accurate and timely documentation of participant diagnosis.
p.    Ensures thorough documentation to capture all coding for optimal reimbursement.
q.    Maintains privileges at community based healthcare facilities.
r.    Maintains a professional appearance and manner in the clinical area and while representing the PACE program.
s.    Utilizes specialist referrals, supplies and equipment in accordance with medical necessity, IDT decisions and as recommended by the Utilization Management Committee.
t.    Knows and adheres to the regulations, philosophy, and goals of the PACE program.
u.    Administers the Medical Director’s role in a manner consistent with Northland PACE core values and mission.
v.    Understands, follows and supports Northland PACE policies and procedures.
w.    Assists in development of Northland PACE program policies and procedures and protocols for participant medical care.
x.    Evaluates and implements clinical practice guidelines based on current literature and shared state-of-the-art clinical information with the Northland PACE Interdisciplinary Team.
y.    Provides education or in-service training as needed, including conducting clinical and geriatric sessions for participants and staff. 
z.    Participates in continuing education classes and required staff and training meetings. 
aa.    Maintains professional affiliations and any required certifications. 
bb.    Delegates to and collaborates with clinic support staff to promote efficient time use, including processes such as scheduling, documentation, provider communications and order processing.


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Locations: Bismarck

Full Time  -      : Open until filled

 

Job Summary:   The Nurse Practitioner provides primary care and continuous medical coverage, and directly provides primary care services to Northland PACE participants.  Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to assess, plan care for and provide service to frail elderly participants according to assigned responsibilities and Northland PACE standards.

Primary Responsibilities:  Under limited direction and in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws/regulations and policies, procedures and guidelines:
a.    Conduct comprehensive History and Physical on new referrals.
b.    Conducts quarterly History and Physical on established participants.
c.    Provides evaluation and treatment of participants during acute illness.
d.    Determines the need for and facilitating referrals to other medical specialists when deemed necessary.
e.    Discussing care guidelines with participants.
f.    Exercises judicious utilization of specialist consultations.
g.    Participates in rotating night and weekend call with other Northland PACE primary care providers.
h.    Participates in the development and revision of the participant’s plan of care as a member of the interdisciplinary team.  Integrates the primary care treatment plan into the overall plan of care developed by the interdisciplinary team.  Interacts with other team members to meet emergent and acute needs of participants.  Participates in discharge planning.
i.    Participates in quality management program activities, including peer review.
j.    Maintains quality documentation of all services provided.
k.    Collaborates with primary care physician and medical director to ensure continuity of care (e.g., during acute hospitalizations).
l.    Conducts home visits and nursing home visits as needed.
m.    Knows and adheres to the philosophy and goals of Northland PACE.
n.    Keeps confidentiality of client records, reports and discussions.
o.    Participates in formulation and maintenance of Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
p.    Participates in Northland PACE Committees as requested by the Medical Director.  May chair committees or task forces.
q.    Attends and participates in scheduled staff meetings and client care meetings as requested.
r.    Maintains flexibility in schedule and responds to unexpected emergencies and changes in workload in order to fulfill responsibilities.
s.    Utilizes supplies and equipment economically.
t.    Informs the Medical Director of “unusual incidents”.
u.    Identifies nursing service delivery problems and uses good judgment in their solution.
v.    Is professional in manner in the clinical area; recognizes own limits and seeks help and guidance from the Medical Director as appropriate.
w.    Maintains licensure and certification and pursues professional growth through continuing education.


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Locations: Dickinson

Full Time  -      : Open until filled

 

FT CNA  position working a 64+ status per two week payperiod.  Is requred to have a minimum of one year experience working with the elderly.

 

This is a day position that requires flexibility to include different start times during the day and to work one evening until 9pm a week.  Shift also includes a weekend rotation for "on-call", one weekend every 4-5 weeks.  (All shifts can vary based on client need and staffing needs so flexibility is a must.)

 

Excellent pay based on experience and qualifications.  Full benefit package available offered with this position.

 

Have questions?  Please call 701-456-7387 and ask for Melisa.  She can provide more information on "The day in the life of a PACE CNA".

Overview

The CNA-NAR is responsible for providing resident care as required under the direct supervision of the RN or LPN. 

Responsibilities

Performs initial and ongoing data collection on all residents and documents the plan of care results. Completes assigned tasks to ensure timely, efficient and safe patient/resident care. Communicates and interacts with patients, residents, families and other health team members to assure resident safety and well-being.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • In good standing on the State Nursing Assistant registry or appropriate entity.

Qualifications Preferred

  • Experience in health care or long term care.
  • CPR certified.

 

EEO/AA/Vet Friendly


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