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Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 04/15/2018

 

Job Summary: Plans and coordinates Northland PACE Program therapeutic recreational activities.

 

Primary Responsibilities: The Activities Director’s duties shall include, but not be limited to:

 

Responsibility

Evaluation Criteria

  1. Develops and implements a plan of therapeutic activities for each participant to promote optimal health, independence, and self-care.
  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, organizes and carries out individual and group activities tailored to the needs and limitations of frail, elderly persons.
  7. Supervises/leads daily exercise group.
  8. Demonstrates ability for creative arts activities.
  9. Schedules regular educational programs.
  10. Supervises orientation on new participants to the program.

 

  1. Responsible for the coordination and management of the daily therapeutic activities of the program.
  1. Plans monthly schedule of activities.
  2. Oversees the planning of monthly activity schedule.
  3. Assumes a leadership role in directing other staff and volunteers in activities.
  4. Supervises activities aides.
  5. Recruits/supervises student interns.
  6. Recruits/supervises volunteers.
  7. Obtains/orders supplies and equipment needed for the activity program.
  8. Involves participants in program planning.
  9. Maintains a clean/neat environment for participant safety.

 

  1. Responsible for the maintenance of appropriate records and documentation.
  1. Advises and directs activity department staff on quarterly and as needed care plans.
  2. Keeps written records of expenditures for activity supplies.
  3. Records volunteer hours and provides reports as needed.
  4. Evaluates activity assessments on new enrollees.
  5. Records, signs and dates progress notes in participant records.

 

  1. Participates actively as a member of interdisciplinary team.
  1. Provides general instructions regarding principles of activity/recreational therapy to staff members as needed.
  2. Participates in Northland PACE Program staff meetings.
  3. Participates in weekly interdisciplinary team meetings.
  4. Participates in scheduled care planning meetings.
  5. Participates in individual/family case conferences as needed.
  6. Oversees the creation of care plans for new enrollees.

 

  1. Assumes a range of professional responsibilities.
  1. Attends appropriate conferences and in-service activities to keep abreast in the field.
  2. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  3. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.

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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 04/30/2018

 

 

Job Summary: To assist with assigned tasks in Day Center; pick up and deliver passengers on a door-to-door basis to and from destinations according to a pre-arranged schedule.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Receives daily schedule and routing for the transportation of PACE clients.
  2. Directly responsible for the safety of all passengers from time of pick up to the destination.
  3. Provide participants with door to door service assisting passengers on and off the vehicle and aids in carrying passengers’ personal belongings. May assist only in chair to wheelchair transfer and dressing in outerwear only (coats, hats, and accessories).
  4. Sign and complete the transportation Competency and Cell Phone Policy acknowledging you have read and understood the information provided.
  5. Secures each passenger in the vehicle before the vehicle is moved.
  6. Reports to supervisor any special situation with a passenger or a passenger’s home to avoid potential problems.
  7. Reports immediately to supervisor all company vehicle accidents; passenger boarding, on-board, or de-boarding injuries; and any citation issued for any reason.
  8. Reports to supervisor by the next business day any accident or moving violations while in personal vehicle.
  9. Keeps interior and exterior vehicle clean.
  10. Inspects vehicle daily by completing daily vehicle inspection log with date and initials. Immediately report any defects or malfunction by completing the PACE Vehicle Work Order Request required for system evaluation and communication with the Transportation Coordinator.
  11. Responsible for security of the vehicle when in possession.

12. Completes Mileage log and Vehicle control sheets for all participant transports.

13. Does not accept money or gifts from clients for services rendered.

14. Report passenger or caregiver complaints by completing a grievance report.

15. Keeps in regular contact with drivers, transportation coordinator and receptionist by cell

phone.

16. Attends appropriate training and staff meetings as required.

17.  Assist with tasks in Day Center such as serving meals; laundry; list shopping for groceries/one on one grocery shopping with Participants; covering reception desk/answering phones/greeting guests.

17. Other duties as assigned.

 


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CNA

 
Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 04/30/2018

 

Job Summary: Performs various participant care activities.

 

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

 

Responsibility

 

Evaluation Criteria

    1. Gives specific types of nursing care under the supervision of the Director of Nursing. Carries out nursing –related procedures.
  1. Provides all appropriate cares to participants in the day center or at Participants’ homes as scheduled by the CNA Scheduler; including but not limited to toileting, personal care, foley care, colostomy care, bathing and transfers or positioning.
  2. Assists with transporting and escorting of participants to outside medical appointments as needed.
  3. Assists with transporting of participants to and from the day center as needed.
  4. Assists participants to transfer and ambulate as instructed by Nursing or Physical Therapy.
  5. Takes and records vital signs; including weights and alerts Clinic Coordinator or Home Care Coordinator of any vitals that are out of range or any changes in weight.
  6. Works one-on-one with participants to implement activity or rehabilitation plans.
  7. Provides assistance with one-on-one or list shopping for Participants.
  8. Other duties as assigned

 

    1. Cares for the physical environment.

 

  1. Maintains a clean, neat environment to enhance participant safety.
  2. Insures that supplies and equipment necessary for patient care are stored in an organized, efficient and safe manner.
  3. Provides light housekeeping and laundry services for Participants in their homes.

 

    1. Participates in the responsibility for safety and quality of care provided to participants at the Day Center.

 

  1. Is an advocate for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE Program.
  2. Consults with Clinic Nursing, Home Care Nursing or Director of Nursing regarding problems that require increased nursing input.
  3. Follows the individualized care plans for Participants’ as written by the Home Care Nurse.
  4. Shares Participants’ concerns or dissatisfaction with CNA supervisor.

 

    1. Assumes responsibility for professional activities and growth.

 

  1. Keeps abreast of current Certified Nursing Assistant knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics by attending professional conferences and in-services.
  2. Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and staff meetings as needed.
  3. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  4. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.

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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 05/31/2018

 

Job Summary: The Assistant Director of Nursing (ADON) works under the direction of the Director of Nursing (DON) assisting with leadership, oversite of the day-to-day functions within the nursing department and education and training for all direct care staff.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Provides new hire orientation and training for the nursing department and all direct care staff at all Northland PACE sites.
  2. Completes new hire and annual competencies for all licensed and non-licensed staff within the Nursing Department.
  3. Coordinates with supervisors to conduct new hire and annual competencies for all other direct care disciplines.
  4. Performs needs assessments, develops, designs, implements and evaluates evidence based educational materials to ensure that appropriate educational opportunities exist to promote growth and development of nursing and direct care staff.
  5. Coordinates ongoing education programs for the nursing department and all direct care staff based on educational needs as identified in performance reviews and direction of supervisors.
  6. Provides daily oversight and management of the Northland PACE CNAs.
  7. Assists with the Infection Prevention Program by creating Policies &Procedures as needed and provides education of staff, participants and participant families/caregivers on any changes.
  8. Coordinates the employee and participant influenza immunization clinics.[BM1]
  9. Coordinates CPR education for all Northland PACE and Northland Healthcare Alliance staff. Participates in committees and collaborates with other Northland PACE staff to promote high standards of care by licensed and non-licensed staff within the Department of Nursing.
  10. Assists Director of Nursing with ongoing audits in relation to the Department of Nursing and provides training to both licensed and un-licensed staff as identified through the audits.
  11. Participates in the quality improvement process.
  12. Attends education opportunities for personal development and to maintain professional competency.
  13. Provides coverage within the Nursing Department as needed.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

 


 

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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 06/30/2018

 

 

Job Summary: Develops and implements homecare services and provides Participant education for chronic disease management for Northland PACE Program participants, which include the coordination of all, personal care, skilled nursing and housekeeping services in the home.

 

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

 

Responsibility

Evaluation Criteria

  1. Assumes responsibility for nursing care for Northland PACE Program participants at home.
    1. Assesses participants’ home care and medication needs and plans appropriate nursing care during intake, semi-annual annual and significant change evaluations; and also on an as needed basis.
    2. Communicates and works with home carecoordinator , medication nurse and CNA scheduler to schedule all home care needs.
    3. Provides input to the physician/non-physician practitioner about medical and nursing needs at home.
    4. Provides teaching and training to caregivers and Participants regarding home care needs and chronic disease management. Communicates and engages the Participant and family members in their own health care.
    5. Works with social worker regarding family and caregiver stress in caring for homebound participants.
    6. Triages participants who are not able to attend Day Center due to sudden illness, perception of illness at home, or inability to travel.
    7. Is prepared for, participates and attends in weekly interdisciplinary team meeting by giving an accurate picture of participant home environment.
    8. Is flexible and able to adjust schedule to meet complex needs of participants.

 

 

    1. Provides teaching and training to homecare staff regarding needs of participants.
    1. Maintains accurate records of all services provided to participants at home.
    2. Updates weekend On-Call Nurse of any expected changes in service over weekends and holidays.
    1. Communicates and collaborates with ER, SNF, Foster Care and Hospital Facilities as needed regarding the Participants needs and plan of care.
    1. Completes level of care screenings for Participants upon intake and annually.
    2. Acts as a participant advocate for all assigned Participants.
    3. Completes change forms for Participants for transitions of care.
    4. Provides coverage for On-Call and routine evening and weekend cares as scheduled by Director of Nursing.
    5. Other duties as assigned.

 

  1. Assumes responsibility for accurate information in the Participant's electronic medical record.

 

    1. Documents home care assessments in electronic medical record upon intake, semi-annual, annual and significant change evaluations and on an as needed basis.
    2. Ensure accuracy of Participant’s allergies, medications and immunizations in the electronic medical record.
    3. Assume responsibility for Participant’s plan of care regarding home care and medical services.
    4. Documents and delivers services for Participant’s outside medical appointments and nursing services that are provided in the home.
    5. Follow up on orders provided at outside medical appointments and internal orders as needed.
    6. Document timely in the Participant’s electronic medical record, including progress notes, care plan progress, events, and other medical information.

 

  1. Assumes responsibility for professional activities and growth.
    1. Keeps abreast of current nursing knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics by attending professional conferences and in-services.
  1.  
  2. Is prepared for and participates in scheduled interdisciplinary team, pre-care plan, care conference for assigned Participants and staff meetings.
    1.  
    2. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
    3. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.
    4. Acts as a nursing consultant to other staff members.
    5. Maintains accurate records of visits for self and Homecare Staff for data collection.

 


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Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 06/30/2018

 

Job Title: Transportation Coordinator

 

Reports to: Site Manager

 

Job Summary: To coordinate and schedule Participants to and from the PACE Day Center and medical appointments. Position also includes vehicle maintenance and record keeping. Transportation Coordinator will also attend the Interdisciplinary Team Meetings (IDT) and communicate information relevant to the overall care plan of the Participants.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Create the daily schedule and routing for the transportation of PACE Participants.
  2. Responsible for the training and competencies of the transportation drivers, including contract staff.
  3. Supervise, train and participate in interviews for transportation drivers.
  4. Reports immediately management all company vehicle accidents; passenger boarding, on-board, or de-boarding injuries; and any citation issued for any reason.
  5. Oversee maintenance of fleet (All repairs, preventative maintenance, cleaning and licenses).
  6. Keep drivers updated on all current policies and procedures for drivers.
  7. Respond and adjust as necessary to accommodate immediate transportation requests.
  8. Daily communication with drivers on day center schedule changes.
  9. Attend staff/supervisor meetings and IDT meetings as scheduled.
  10. Complete transportation specific care plans for Participants every six months and documentation in PACECare Online (PCO)
  11. Transport Participants to and from destinations.
  12. Attends appropriate training and staff meetings as required.
  13. Other duties as assigned.

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Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 06/30/2018

 

Job Title: Home Care Nurse RN

 

Reports to: Director of Nursing

 

Job Summary: Responsible for all nursing services provided to participants in the home as assigned by the Director of Nursing or Home Care Coordinators.

 

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

 

Responsibility

Evaluation Criteria

  1. Provides nursing care for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE Program as directed by

Director of Nursing or Home Care Coordinators.

  1. Assesses participants’ needs and reports to Home Care Coordinator or Director of Nursing and carries out appropriate nursing care as needed.
  2. Performs evaluation of episodic complaints. Refers to other providers as appropriate.
  3. Provides nursing care in the home setting as care plan and Nursing team deems necessary based on assessment/reassessment of participant needs.
  4. Participates in preventative nursing care procedures as appropriate for the participants’ care and safety.
  5. Assists in reviewing the Participant’s electronic medical record to coordinate participant care and sees that the plan of care is carried out.
  6. Is flexible and able to adjust schedule to meet complex needs of participants.
  7. Charts all provided interventions in the electronic medical record, including delivery services, progress notes and other medical information as needed in a timely manner.
  8. Provides coverage for On-Call and routine evening and weekend cares as scheduled by Director of Nursing.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

 

  1. Participates in providing safe and quality care to participants at the Day Center.

 

  1. Is an advocate for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE program.
  2. Consults with Director of Nursing and Personal Care Attendants regarding problems that require increased nursing input.
  3. Provides health teaching to participants with complex nursing needs.

 

  1. Assumes responsibility for professional activities and growth.
  1. Keeps abreast of current nursing knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics, by attending professional conferences and in-services.
  2. Participates in staff meetings.
  3. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  4. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.
  5. Maintains accurate records of visits for self to be used for data collection.

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Northland PACE – Dickinson

Full Time  -      : 06/30/2018

 

Job Summary: Develops and implements homecare services and provides Participant education for chronic disease management for Northland PACE Program participants, which include the coordination of all, personal care, skilled nursing and housekeeping services in the home.

 

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

 

Responsibility

Evaluation Criteria

  1. Assumes responsibility for nursing care for Northland PACE Program participants at home.
    1. Assesses participants’ home care and medication needs and plans appropriate nursing care during intake, semi-annual annual and significant change evaluations; and also on an as needed basis.
    2. Communicates and works with home carecoordinator , medication nurse and CNA scheduler to schedule all home care needs.
    3. Provides input to the physician/non-physician practitioner about medical and nursing needs at home.
    4. Provides teaching and training to caregivers and Participants regarding home care needs and chronic disease management. Communicates and engages the Participant and family members in their own health care.
    5. Works with social worker regarding family and caregiver stress in caring for homebound participants.
    6. Triages participants who are not able to attend Day Center due to sudden illness, perception of illness at home, or inability to travel.
    7. Is prepared for, participates and attends in weekly interdisciplinary team meeting by giving an accurate picture of participant home environment.
    8. Is flexible and able to adjust schedule to meet complex needs of participants.

 

 

    1. Provides teaching and training to homecare staff regarding needs of participants.
    1. Maintains accurate records of all services provided to participants at home.
    2. Updates weekend On-Call Nurse of any expected changes in service over weekends and holidays.
    1. Communicates and collaborates with ER, SNF, Foster Care and Hospital Facilities as needed regarding the Participants needs and plan of care.
    1. Completes level of care screenings for Participants upon intake and annually.
    2. Acts as a participant advocate for all assigned Participants.
    3. Completes change forms for Participants for transitions of care.
    4. Provides coverage for On-Call and routine evening and weekend cares as scheduled by Director of Nursing.
    5. Other duties as assigned.

 

  1. Assumes responsibility for accurate information in the Participant's electronic medical record.

 

    1. Documents home care assessments in electronic medical record upon intake, semi-annual, annual and significant change evaluations and on an as needed basis.
    2. Ensure accuracy of Participant’s allergies, medications and immunizations in the electronic medical record.
    3. Assume responsibility for Participant’s plan of care regarding home care and medical services.
    4. Documents and delivers services for Participant’s outside medical appointments and nursing services that are provided in the home.
    5. Follow up on orders provided at outside medical appointments and internal orders as needed.
    6. Document timely in the Participant’s electronic medical record, including progress notes, care plan progress, events, and other medical information.

 

  1. Assumes responsibility for professional activities and growth.
    1. Keeps abreast of current nursing knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics by attending professional conferences and in-services.
  1.  
  2. Is prepared for and participates in scheduled interdisciplinary team, pre-care plan, care conference for assigned Participants and staff meetings.
    1.  
    2. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
    3. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.
    4. Acts as a nursing consultant to other staff members.
    5. Maintains accurate records of visits for self and Homecare Staff for data collection.

 

 


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Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 06/30/2018

 

Works with PACE IDT to assess and plan for nutritional needs of participants. Develop and maintain participant care plans in conjunction with IDT.  Attend scheduled IDT and care plan meetings.  Identifies high risk partiipants and plans for teaching and evaluation of dietary patterns.  Helps with planning for dietary supplements for high risk participants.  Provides nutrition care counseling to participants and or family members or caregivers.  Assess and address participant cooking and meal planning skills.  Provide direction as needed.  Monitors food storage, transport and service in the center to be in compliance with State health guidelines.  Coordinates nutrition care quality assessment performance improvement program by developing, implementing, and maintaining quality assessment standards in accordance with Federal, State and or other PACE guidelines.  Maintains current written case management nutrition records. Reassesses and updates nutritional records annually.  Shares information with IDT on a quarterly basis and as needed.  Provides and documents inservice education for staff of PACE program.  Recommends and evaluates policies and procedures relating to nutrition care and food services.  Assists with writing policies and procedures related to food delivery, supplements, nutritional care, tube feedings, emergency food plans and other nutritional issues as needed.  Complete all assigned education.  Participate in QAPi activities as assigned.  Keeps abreast of current dietary knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics, by attending professional conferences and inservices.  Participates in IDT meetings and staff meetings.  Understands and follows Northland PACE program policies and procedures.


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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Part Time  -      : 06/30/2018

 

Job Summary: Responsible for all nursing services provided to participants in the home as assigned by the Director of Nursing or Home Care Coordinators.

 

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

 

Responsibility

Evaluation Criteria

  1. Provides nursing care for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE Program as directed by

Director of Nursing or Home Care Coordinators.

  1. Assesses participants’ needs and reports to Home Care Coordinator or Director of Nursing and carries out appropriate nursing care as needed.
  2. Performs evaluation of episodic complaints. Refers to other providers as appropriate.
  3. Provides nursing care in the home setting as care plan and Nursing team deems necessary based on assessment/reassessment of participant needs.
  4. Participates in preventative nursing care procedures as appropriate for the participants’ care and safety.
  5. Assists in reviewing charts to coordinate participant care and sees that the plan of care is carried out.
  6. Is flexible and able to adjust schedule to meet complex needs of participants.
  7. Charts all provided interventions in the electronic medical record.
  8. Provides coverage for routine evening and weekend cares as scheduled by Director of Nursing.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

 

  1. Participates in providing safe and quality care to participants at the Day Center.

 

  1. Is an advocate for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE program.
  2. Consults with Director of Nursing and Personal Care Attendants regarding problems that require increased nursing input.
  3. Provides health teaching to participants with complex nursing needs.

 

  1. Assumes responsibility for professional activities and growth.
  1. Keeps abreast of current nursing knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics, by attending professional conferences and in-services.
  2. Participates in staff meetings.
  3. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  4. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.
  5. Maintains accurate records of visits for self to be used for data collection.

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CNA

 
Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 06/30/2018

 

    1. Gives specific types of nursing care under the supervision of the Director of Nursing. Carries out nursing –related procedures.
  1. Provides all appropriate cares to participants in the day center or at Participants’ homes as scheduled by the CNA Scheduler; including but not limited to toileting, personal care, foley care, colostomy care, bathing and transfers or positioning.
  2. Assists with transporting and escorting of participants to outside medical appointments as needed.
  3. Assists with transporting of participants to and from the day center as needed.
  4. Assists participants to transfer and ambulate as instructed by Nursing or Physical Therapy.
  5. Takes and records vital signs; including weights and alerts Clinic Coordinator or Home Care Coordinator of any vitals that are out of range or any changes in weight.
  6. Works one-on-one with participants to implement activity or rehabilitation plans.
  7. Provides assistance with one-on-one or list shopping for Participants.
  8. Other duties as assigned

 

    1. Cares for the physical environment.

 

  1. Maintains a clean, neat environment to enhance participant safety.
  2. Insures that supplies and equipment necessary for patient care are stored in an organized, efficient and safe manner.
  3. Provides light housekeeping and laundry services for Participants in their homes.

 

    1. Participates in the responsibility for safety and quality of care provided to participants at the Day Center.

 

  1. Is an advocate for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE Program.
  2. Consults with Clinic Nursing, Home Care Nursing or Director of Nursing regarding problems that require increased nursing input.
  3. Follows the individualized care plans for Participants’ as written by the Home Care Nurse.
  4. Shares Participants’ concerns or dissatisfaction with CNA supervisor.

 

    1. Assumes responsibility for professional activities and growth.

 

  1. Keeps abreast of current Certified Nursing Assistant knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics by attending professional conferences and in-services.
  2. Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and staff meetings as needed.
  3. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  4. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.

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