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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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Locations: Minot

Full Time  -      : Open until filled

 

Job SummaryResponsible for providing safe transportation to participants in a timely, competent manner and communicating important information relevant to the overall care plan to the interdisciplinary team.

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

  1. Transports in a safe manner participants to and from the Day Center on each day they are scheduled to attend, in compliance with ND Department of Motor Vehicle licensing regulations and local statues.
  2. Provides physical assistance to each participant when needed and they board and disembarks from the program’s vehicles.
  3. Ensures that emergency medical information is available for those participants being transported.
  4. Maintains the first aid kit in the vehicle, replacing supplies as they are used or become outdated.
  5. Ensures that all passengers wear safety belts and wheelchairs are locked into position
  6. Maintains vehicle in neat and clean condition anticipating needed mechanical service so appointments can be arranges that are convenient to program operations.  Keeps vehicle maintenance records current; coordinate and schedule routine episodic vehicle maintenance.
  7. Immediately reports to Site Manager any vehicle operating problems, malfunctions or incidents out of the ordinary routine.
  8. Maintains accurate daily records of number of trips, individuals transported, miles and gallons of gas.  Complies all necessary information to meet reporting requirements.
  9. Transports participants to and from physician or other medical appointments, as requested by the Interdisciplinary Team via the care plan.
  10. Assists with program activities by transporting participants to an event, as coordinated by the activities director.
  11. Provides courier services for supplies, interoffice mail, etc.
  12. Knows and adheres to the philosophy of Northland PACE.
  13. Keeps confidentiality of participant records, reports and discussions.
  14. Participates in Northland PACE Committees as requested by Site Manager.
  15. Attends and participates in scheduled staff meeting and client care meetings as requested.
  16. Maintains flexibility in schedule and responds to unexpected emergencies and changes in workload in order to fulfill responsibilities.
  17. Informs Site Manager of “unusual occurrences.”
  18. Identifies service delivery problems and uses good judgment in their solution.
  19. Is professional in appearance and manner in the clinical area; recognizes own limits and seeks help and guidance from the Site Manager as appropriate.

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Locations: Minot

Part Time  -      : Open until filled

 

Job Summary: The Occupational Therapist promotes and maintains the functional status, physical mobility and well-being for participants, both in the Day Center and at home if needed.  Conducts assessments, treatment, teaching and counseling.  Trains restorative aides, center health aides and home care aides to support restorative care plans.

Primary Responsibilities:  The Occupational Therapist’s duties shall include, but not be limited to:

  1. Conducts initial assessments and reassessments, upon referral from team, of participant’s and functional status.
  2. Develops treatment program when indicated, sets goals and provides treatment.
  3. Records and signs treatments in participant’s medical record; records, signs and dates “Progress Notes.”
  4. Reviews assessments and discharges participants when appropriate.
  5. Actively functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team; participates in case conferences when necessary.
  6. Provides training to family members, friends, representatives and staff for those parts of the treatment plan that will need to be carried out by them.
  7. Provides supervision to program aides and other staff who are implementing the OT treatment plan.
  8. Performs duties as assigned.

Employment Specifications:

Education/Experience:  Graduate of an approved OT curriculum with a Bachelor’s degree in OT.  Must have 2 years’ experience as an OT, minimum 1 year experience working with frail/elderly population.

Licensure, registry or certification required:  Current North Dakota Occupational Therapy License 

Special Training:  Must be able to work effectively within a team environment.  Must be able to treat patients of all ages, including geriatric patients.

Physical Demands:  Must be able to move about freely, have manual dexterity and visual acuity to see, be able to hear and orally communicate.  Frequent travel with in service area and occasional travel beyond service area.  

Working Conditions:  Primarily inside climate controlled area with travel between sites regularly.

 


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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: Bismarck

Full Time  -      : Open until filled

 

Job Summary:  Under the general direction of the Northland PACE Program Board of Directors and the Executive Director, responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing monitoring of the Quality Improvement (QI) Program.

Primary Responsibilities: The duties of the Quality Management Coordinator shall include, but are not limited to:  

  1. Gain Northland PACE Board approval of the annual QI plan.
  2. Develops and implements annual Quality Improvement (QI) plan, inclusive of associated audits, in conjunction the Quality Improvement Steering Committee (QISC), which is inclusive of the President, Executive Director, Medical Director and Compliance Manager.
  3. Provide for monthly review (CMS regulation) of indicators contained within the QI plan which may include correspondence, memos, reports, maintenance of files and/or records pertaining to QI plan and the Quality Improvement (QI) Teams/QISC.
  4. Collaborates with Executive Director and Medical Director to plan, organize, direct, and lead personnel and work processes of the QI plan and related initiatives.
  5. Engage leadership, staff, and providers in QI methodology such as PDSA to align critical work processes, performance and outcome goals, and regulatory requirements.
  6. Maintains all processes associated to the maintenance of the Northland PACE Policy and Procedure Manual, ensuring the proper review and approval of all policies through the QISC.
  7. Compliance to policy and procedure as spelled out within the Northland PACE Policy and Procedures through documented surveillance, data collection and analysis; responding to identified issues, reporting and making recommendations to the QISC and Executive Director.
  8. Conducts oversight of the trending analysis of participant and employee satisfaction and feedback surveys. Reports participant and employee satisfaction trending to Executive Director for QI opportunities.
  9. Has responsibility for planning, preparation, and reporting in relation to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) PACE Audit Process and Data Request to ensure readiness for CMS Audits and ensures that Corrective Action Plans (CAPS) are implemented, followed, audited and recorded in a timely manner.
  10. Oversight of and accountable for all required reporting to CMS via HPMS, SAA, board of directors, participant advisory committee, staff, participants, and ensures accuracy of data being reported.
  11. Review of and track the completion of Level I and II Reporting.
  12. Accountable to ensure all required DataPACE3 indicators and ensures accuracy of data being reported.
  13. Assist in the development of and responsible to sustaining risk management programming. Utilizing data collected on adverse events, near misses, and unsafe conditions, and at risk behaviors to report and identify opportunities for staff education, leadership involvement for systems improvement, to reduce probability of future recurrence, and performance of root cause analysis.
  14. Completes all other duties as assigned; The position may be modified as structure and implementation may require the addition of needed duties to be more effective with quality in the near future.

Education:  Baccalaureate Degree in health-related field from a recognized college or university.

Experience:  At least 5 years’ experience in quality management.

Licensure, registry or certification required:  Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) preferred, not required.

Special Training:  Must be able to work effectively in a team environment.  Must be able to communicate effectively.  Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational skills and process management skills. Ability to adapt to change in a positive/professional manner.

Physical Demands:  Must be able to see, hear, and verbally communicate.  Must be able to move about freely and possess manual dexterity and visual acuity.  Moderate travel, local, state and national. Sedentary for long periods of time.

Working Conditions:  Primarily inside, well-lit, climate controlled environments, including all PACE sites, and NHA businesses.

Number and type of employees supervised:  Data Analyst

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Locations: Bismarck

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:

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

Employment Specifications:

Education:  Associate or Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university.

Experience:  At least two years as staff nurse; home and/or community health preferred.  One year’s experience with a frail or elderly population.

Licensure, registry or certification required:  Current North Dakota nursing license.  Current, valid North Dakota driver’s license.

Special Training:  Must be able to work effectively with an interdisciplinary team.  Must be able to communicate effectively.  Must possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to adapt to change in a positive/professional manner. Must possess the ability to effectively handle difficult and unusual interpersonal situations. Must meet standardized competencies for standards of medical care and established for position.  Must be medically cleared for communicable diseases.  Must have all immunizations up to date before engaging in direct participant contact.

Physical Demands:  Must be able to see, hear, and verbally communicate.  Must be able to move about freely and possess manual dexterity and visual acuity.

Working Conditions:  Primarily inside, well-lit, climate controlled environment; however, will require travel in various weather elements (rain, snow, cold, warm temperatures etc). Frequent travel for home visits. Must have reliable transportation.  Potential exposure to infectious diseases and environmental hazards. 

 

 

 


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Locations: Bismarck

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: Minot

Full Time  -      : Open until filled

 

Job Summary: The Activity Coordinator plans and coordinates the PACE Program therapeutic recreational activities and Day Center Program.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Performs an initial, semi-annual and annual assessment of all participants.
  2. Oversees the assessment of individual abilities, needs, and preference through an activities profile.
  3. Identifies problems, establishes realistic goals, and sets up care plans utilizing therapeutic activities.
  4. Utilizes input from restorative service consultants to improve or maintain functional and cognitive ability through therapeutic activities.
  5. Oversees the recreation care plan for each participant.
  6. Plans and assists with carrying out individual and group activities tailored to the needs and limitations of frail, elderly persons.
  7. Demonstrates ability for creative art activities.
  8. Schedules educational programs.
  9. Performs the orientation of new participants to the Day Center Program.
  10. Oversees the planning of the monthly activity schedule.
  11. Performs scheduled activities in the Day Center Program in place of activities aids as needed.
  12. Assumes a leadership role in directing other staff and volunteers in activities.
  13. Performs training and supervises activities aids.
  14. Oversees the supervision of student interns.
  15. Performs initial and annual activity competencies for activities aids and CNA staff.
  16. Recruits and oversees the supervision of volunteers.
  17. Works with the Site Director for approval and oversees the ordering supplies and equipment needs for the Day Center Program.
  18. Oversees the involvement of participants in the program planning.
  19. Maintains a clean and neat environment for participant safety.
  20. Advises and directs activities aids of care plans and participant updates as needed.
  21. Keeps records of expenditures for activity supplies and equipment.
  22. Records volunteer hours and provides reports as needed.
  23. Records, signs and dates progress notes in participant’s records.
  24. Provides general instructions regarding principles of activity/recreational therapy to staff members as needed.
  25. Participates in required PACE staff meetings.
  26. Participates in daily interdisciplinary team meetings.
  27. Participates in scheduled care planning meetings
  28. Participates in initial, semi-annual and annual participant care conferences.
  29. Completes RELIAS training in a timely manner.
  30. Oversees activities aids complete RELIAS training in a timely manner.
  31. Attends appropriate conferences and in-service activities to keep abreast in the field.
  32. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  33. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.

 

Employment Specifications:

Education:

 

Prefer Bachelor’s Degree in Recreational Therapy or allied field.

Experience:

 

At least 2 years in an adult social or recreational program

One year with frail or elderly population.

Number and type of employees supervised:

 

None

Licensure, registry or certification required:

Valid North Dakota License, Current CPR Certification

 

 

Special Training:

 

Must be able to work effectively with an interdisciplinary team. Must be able to communicate effectively. Must possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to adapt to change in a positive and professional manner. Must meet standardized competencies established for position. Must be medically cleared for communicable diseases. Must have all immunizations up to date before engaging in direct participant contact.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to see, hear, and verbally communicate. Must be able to move about freely and possess manual dexterity and visual acuity.

 

Working Conditions:

Primarily inside, well-lit, climate controlled environment. Potential exposure to infectious disease and environmental hazards.

 


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Locations: Bismarck

Full Time  -      : Open until filled

 

Job Summary: The Administrative Assistant provides support to PACE Executive Director, Site Director, managers, other employees and PACE Participants by handling a variety of tasks in order to ensure that all interactions between the organization and others are positive and productive. 

Primary Responsibilities:  The Administrative Assistant performs a wide range of administrative and office duties to ensure the smooth and efficient daily operations of the PACE Program.  Primary responsibilities are:

  1. Answer, screen and transfer inbound calls

  2. Receive, monitor and direct participants and visitors coming to the PACE site

  3. General clerical duties including copying, faxing, emailing, filing, creating correspondence, etc.

  4. Maintain filing system  

  5. Schedule and coordinate meetings, take minutes and distribute correspondence accordingly

  6. Maintain office supply inventory

  7. Performs tasks related to organization

  8. Completes administrative projects as delegated to

  9. Exhibits polite and professional communication via phone, e-mail and mail.

  10. Order office supplies

  11. Maintain/distribute contact lists

  12. Reconcile expense reports and credit card accounts

  13. Sort and distribute mail

  14. Coordinate repairs for office equipment

Employment Specifications:

Education/Experience:  High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred.   2-3 years of clerical, secretarial or office experience.  Basic computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and general office equipment.

Special Training:  Ability to effectively communicate via phone and email.  Able to complete duties accurately, deliver with high quality in a timely manner.  Customer service experience required.

Physical Demands:  Must be able to see, hear, and verbally communicate.  Must be able to move about freely and possess manual dexterity and visual acuity.  Sedentary for long periods of time. 

Working Conditions:  Primarily in an office environment.

 

 

 


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Locations: Minot

Full Time  -      : Open until filled

 

Job Summary: Responsible for all contacts with potential participants from Inquiry to Enrollment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Evaluate potential prospects for enrollment to the PACE program and coordinate the Intake and Enrollment process with the potential participant, family members, and/or referral source. Make referrals to community resources as appropriate.
  2. Determine funding sources such as Medicaid, Medicare and or private pay.
  3. Responsible for following up with potential enrollment prospects.
  4. Collect and maintain intake/enrollment statistical information for reporting purposes.
  5. Facilitates communication with and provides information regarding social, emotional and cultural factors of potential enrollees.
  6. Assists with marketing activities as necessary may include, presentations, booth events, health fairs, etc.  Knows and adheres to the philosophy of Northland PACE.         

Education/Training:  Minimum Associate’s Degree.  Experience may be substituted for educational requirement. 

Physical Demands:  Must be able to see, hear and verbally communicate.  Must be able to move about freely and posess manual dexterity and visual acuity. 

Working Conditions:  Primarily inside, well-lit, climate controlled environment.  Potential exposure to infectious diesease and environmental hazards.  Occational home visits.

 

 


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Locations: Bismarck

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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