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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Part Time  -      : 02/01/2020

 

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 Maintains the first aid kit in the vehicle, replacing supplies as they are used or become outdated.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.
  20. May serve as a role model for new trainees.

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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Part Time  -      : 02/01/2020

 

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:

  1. Provides nursing care for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE Program as directed by Director of Nursing or Home Care Coordinators.
  2. Assesses participants’ needs and reports to Home Care Coordinator or Director of Nursing and carries out appropriate nursing care as needed.
  3. Performs evaluation of episodic complaints. Refers to other providers as appropriate.
  4. Provides nursing care in the home setting as care plan and Nursing team deems necessary based on assessment/reassessment of participant needs.
  5. Participates in preventative nursing care procedures as appropriate for the participants’ care and safety.
  6. Assists in reviewing charts to coordinate participant care and sees that the plan of care is carried out.
  7. Is flexible and able to adjust schedule to meet complex needs of participants.
  8. Charts all provided interventions in the electronic medical record.
  9. Provides coverage for routine evening and weekend cares as scheduled by Director of Nursing.
  10. Is an advocate for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE program.
  11. Consults with Director of Nursing and Personal Care Attendants regarding problems that require increased nursing input.
  12. Provides health teaching to participants with complex nursing needs.
  13. Keeps abreast of current nursing knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics, by attending professional conferences and in-services.
  14. Participates in staff meetings.
  15. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  16. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.
  17. Maintains accurate records of visits for self to be used for data collection.
  18. Other duties as assigned.

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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 02/01/2020

 

Job Summary: Promotes and maintains health of participants in the community through teaching, counseling and appropriate preventative rehabilitation services.  Responsible for assessment of health needs and contributing to the plan of care, initial implementation of nursing care plans and providing nursing care, as well as periodic re-evaluation of individual and family nursing needs.  Provides technical, organizational and interpersonal skills necessary to efficiently and effectively coordinate the scheduling and communication of all aspects of the plan for home care.  Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to assess, plan care for and provide service to participants according to assigned responsibilities and Northland PACE standards.

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

  1. Gives skilled nursing care and prescribed treatments to participants at the Day Center or in their homes and demonstrates nursing care to participants and families.
  2. Conducts nursing admission assessment to facilitate the admission and care plan process.
  3. Participates in on-call coverage to troubleshoot, advise, teach and coordinate the scheduling of participant care.
  4. Participates in the development and revision of the participant’s plan of care as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team.
  5. Manages medication system at Day Center by filling med sets, administering medications sent by pharmacy and accurately completing documentation process.
  6. Conducts periodic assessments and evaluations of each participant provides routine nursing care for ongoing or episodic illnesses, according to the care plan developed by the Interdisciplinary Team.
  7. Counsels and guides individuals and families towards self-help in recognition and solution of physical, emotional and environmental health problems.
  8. Makes referrals to other services when participant conditions or situations require the service of other professional disciplines or the products or services of outside companies or agencies.
  9. Compiles and uses records, reports and statistical information for evaluation and planning on the assigned programs.
  10. Maintains timely and quality documentation of all nursing services provided.
  11. May participate in a joint team/family meeting to discuss current nursing practices, concerns and suggestions for care plan update and/or revisions.
  12. Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with other program staff, contact agencies and outside organizations.
  13. Communicates effectively with hospital departments to minimize hospital lengths of stay as appropriate, and allow for a smooth transition for the participant as they move from the hospital to alternative levels of care.
  14. Participates in quality management program activities, including peer reviews.
  15. Knows and adheres to the philosophy of Northland PACE.
  16. Keeps confidentiality of participant records, reports and discussions.
  17. Participates in Northland PACE Committees as requested by Director of Nursing.
  18. Advises the Director of Nursing in ways and means to establish better accountability of Northland PACE services to participants and referral sources.
  19. Attends and participates in scheduled staff meeting and client care meetings as requested.
  20. Maintains flexibility in schedule and responds to unexpected emergencies and changes in workload in order to fulfill responsibilities.
  21. Informs Director of Nursing of “unusual occurrences.”
  22. Identifies nursing service delivery problems and uses good judgment in their solution.
  23. 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 staff members.
  24. Maintains applicable licensure and certification and pursues professional growth through continuing education process.

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Northland PACE – Fargo

Full Time  -      : 02/01/2020

 

Job Summary: Promotes and maintains health of participants in the community through teaching, counseling and appropriate preventative rehabilitation services.  Responsible for assessment of health needs and contributing to the plan of care, initial implementation of nursing care plans and providing nursing care, as well as periodic re-evaluation of individual and family nursing needs.  Provides technical, organizational and interpersonal skills necessary to efficiently and effectively coordinate the scheduling and communication of all aspects of the plan for home care.  Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to assess, plan care for and provide service to participants according to assigned responsibilities and Northland PACE standards.

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

  1. Gives skilled nursing care and prescribed treatments to participants at the Day Center or in their homes and demonstrates nursing care to participants and families.
  2. Conducts nursing admission assessment to facilitate the admission and care plan process.
  3. Participates in on-call coverage to troubleshoot, advise, teach and coordinate the scheduling of participant care.
  4. Participates in the development and revision of the participant’s plan of care as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team.
  5. Manages medication system at Day Center by filling med sets, administering medications sent by pharmacy and accurately completing documentation process.
  6. Conducts periodic assessments and evaluations of each participant provides routine nursing care for ongoing or episodic illnesses, according to the care plan developed by the Interdisciplinary Team.
  7. Counsels and guides individuals and families towards self-help in recognition and solution of physical, emotional and environmental health problems.
  8. Makes referrals to other services when participant conditions or situations require the service of other professional disciplines or the products or services of outside companies or agencies.
  9. Compiles and uses records, reports and statistical information for evaluation and planning on the assigned programs.
  10. Maintains timely and quality documentation of all nursing services provided.
  11. May participate in a joint team/family meeting to discuss current nursing practices, concerns and suggestions for care plan update and/or revisions.
  12. Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with other program staff, contact agencies and outside organizations.
  13. Communicates effectively with hospital departments to minimize hospital lengths of stay as appropriate, and allow for a smooth transition for the participant as they move from the hospital to alternative levels of care.
  14. Participates in quality management program activities, including peer reviews.
  15. Knows and adheres to the philosophy of Northland PACE.
  16. Keeps confidentiality of participant records, reports and discussions.
  17. Participates in Northland PACE Committees as requested by Director of Nursing.
  18. Advises the Director of Nursing in ways and means to establish better accountability of Northland PACE services to participants and referral sources.
  19. Attends and participates in scheduled staff meeting and client care meetings as requested.
  20. Maintains flexibility in schedule and responds to unexpected emergencies and changes in workload in order to fulfill responsibilities.
  21. Informs Director of Nursing of “unusual occurrences.”
  22. Identifies nursing service delivery problems and uses good judgment in their solution.
  23. 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 staff members.
  24. Maintains applicable licensure and certification and pursues professional growth through continuing education process.

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Northland PACE – Fargo

Full Time  -      : 02/01/2020

 

Job Summary: Principal accountabilities include, planning, supervising, directly participating in and documenting all aspects of the nutritional care of Northland PACE participants.  Performs nutritional assessment and provides nutrition education for Northland PACE participants requiring intervention.  Acts as a resource to IDT.  Coordinates serving of meals, monitors/coordinates kitchen facilities to ensure standards are met.  Coordinates with catering services to ensure catered meals meet needs of Northland PACE participants.  Participates in Quality Assurance actives and committees, where appropriate.  Provides education to other health care professionals, as well as groups, as appropriate.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Performs initial nutrition screening upon assessment, developing care plans and monitoring participant progress.  Reassessment is done every six (6) months thereafter.  Interacts with IDT members, as appropriate, to accomplish these tasks at day center, nursing home or participant’s homes.
  2. Monitor monthly weights, taking into account medical diagnosis, drug nutrient interactions, changes in chewing, swallowing, mood changes, hydration status, intake, skin breakdown.
  3. Provides nutrition counseling for Northland PACE participants, using appropriate materials.  Discusses diet principles and other information as appropriate about shopping, food preparation, etc.
  4. Participates in educational activities, developing or presenting monthly group classes; developing or selecting/improving educational materials; or presenting in-services to own department or other departments.
  5. Participates in patient care conferences, multidisciplinary team actives, committees, etc. as appropriate.  Consults with MD/RNP and staff, making appropriate recommendations; treats all people with respect, maintains confidentiality of Northland PACE participants, and strives towards excellence.
  6. Monitor portion control; appropriate serving of food.
  7. Works on projects for the department, small or large, as appropriate; participates in department quality improvement activities.
  8. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.

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Northland PACE – Fargo

Full Time  -      : 02/01/2020

 

Job Summary: The Activity Director is responsible for the planning, supervision and implementation of recreational programs for the elderly, a part of a multi-disciplinary team providing all-inclusive care.  The Activity Director builds a sense of community and warm social atmosphere for the participants, evaluates their needs, and develops group and individual programming to meet those needs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Evaluates the participant’s educational, emotional and vocational needs, Plans, supervises and implement relevant recreational programs to meet the needs of the participants, per the treatment plans developed by the Interdisciplinary Team.
  2. Builds within the Day Center a sense of community and a warm social atmosphere in which participants are able to identify a support team.
  3. Organizes and directs individual and group activities, reality orientation, exercises, discussions, clubs, field trips/outings, arts and crafts, music appreciation, etc.  Seeks input from the participants on programming they enjoy most as well as additional ideas they would like activities to pursue.
  4. Assists in orientation and supervision of staff/volunteers.  Fulfills administrative requirements; timely completion of evaluations/reassessments, charting, maintaining statistical records.  Active participation in the multi-disciplinary team meetings, fully appreciating importance of all voices as treatment plans are developed and enacted.
  5. Treats all people with respect, maintains confidentiality and strives toward service excellence.
  6. Participates in QI activities as appropriate.  Maintains current professional licensure by attending appropriate educational conferences.
  7. Knows and adheres to the philosophy of Northland PACE.
  8. Keeps confidentiality of participant records, reports and discussions.
  9. Participates in Northland PACE Committees as requested by Site Manager.
  10. Attends and participates in scheduled staff meeting and client care meetings as requested.
  11. Maintains flexibility in schedule and responds to unexpected emergencies and changes in workload in order to fulfill responsibilities.
  12. Informs Site Manager of “unusual occurrences.”
  13. Identifies service delivery problems and uses good judgment in their solution.
  14. Is professional in appearance and manner in the clinical area; recognizes own limits and seeks help and guidance from the Site Manager as appropriate.
  15. May serve as a role model for new trainees.

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Northland PACE – Fargo

Full Time  -      : 02/01/2020

 

Job Summary: Within an Interdisciplinary Care Team setting, incumbent promotes and maintains the physical mobility and well-being for participants both in the day center and at home if needed.  Conducts assessment, treatment, teaching and counseling.  Trains restorative aides, center health aides and home care aids to support restorative care plans.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Evaluates the participant’s physical condition and functional status, establishes a plan of care setting realistic goals and appropriate treatment plan to administer physical therapy interventions.
  2. Gives education and instruction in treatment and follow-through to the participant, the participant’s family, and possible attendant, in the Day Center and/or at home as needed.
  3. Gives general instruction on principles of physical therapy to other staff members as needed; in-service training for other team members.
  4. Works in close cooperation with the Enrollment Coordinator and other staff members.
  5. Records initial and final evaluations in the participant’s medical record; makes detailed progress notes; schedules participants for further treatment.
  6. Re-evaluates needs for physical therapy, at least annually and as needed.
  7. Develops and monitors programs to encourage wellness that meet ongoing needs of participants
  8. Assumes responsibility for professional activities and growth by keeping abreast of current Physical Therapy evidence based practice and research, especially in the field of geriatrics, by attending professional conferences and in-services.
  9. Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and staff meetings.
  10. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  11. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.
  12. Participates in the Quality Assessment Process Improvement Program, Ethics Committee, Utilization Review Committee and others as deemed appropriate

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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 02/01/2020

 

Job Summary: Provides coordination of all medical care, personal care, skilled nursing and in-home services.

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

  • Assumes responsibility for nursing care for Northland PACE Program participants at home.
  • Assesses participants’ home care and medication needs and plans appropriate nursing care during initial, semi-annual, annual and significant change evaluations; and on an as needed basis.
  • Communicates and works with home care nurse, medication nurse and CNA scheduler to schedule all home care needs.
  • Provides input to the physician/non-physician practitioner about medical and nursing needs.
  • 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 health care.
  • Works with social worker regarding family and caregiver stress in caring for homebound participants.
  • Triages participants who are not able to attend Day Center due to sudden illness, perception of illness at home, or inability to travel.
  • Is prepared for, participates and attends in weekly interdisciplinary team meeting by giving an accurate picture of participant home environment.
  • Is flexible and able to adjust schedule to meet complex needs of participants.
  • Provides teaching and training to homecare staff regarding needs of participants.
  • Maintains accurate records of all services provided to participants at home.
  • Updates weekend On-Call Nurse of any expected changes in service over weekends and holidays.
  • Communicates and collaborates with ER, SNF, Foster Care and Hospital Facilities as needed regarding the Participants needs and plan of care.
  • Completes level of care screenings for Participants annually.
  • Acts as a participant advocate for all assigned Participants.
  • Completes change forms for Participants for transitions of care.
  • Provides coverage for On-Call as scheduled by Director of Nursing.
  • Assumes responsibility for accurate information in the Participant's electronic medical record.
  • Documents home care assessments in electronic medical record for initial, semi-annual, annual and significant change evaluations and on an as needed basis.
  • Ensure accuracy of Participant’s allergies, medications and immunizations in the electronic medical record.
  • Assumes responsibility for Participant’s plan of care regarding home care and medical services.
  • Documents and delivers services for Participants’ outside medical appointments and nursing services that are provided in the home.
  • Follow-up on orders provided at outside medical appointments and internal orders as needed.
  • Document all services provided in a timely manner in the Participant’s medical record.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional activities and growth.
  • Keeps abreast of current nursing knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics by attending professional conferences and in-services.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, pre-care conferences, care conferences for assigned Participants
  • Participates in scheduled staff meetings.
  • Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.
  • Acts as a nursing consultant to other staff members.
  • Maintains accurate records of visits for self and Home Care Staff for data collection.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 02/01/2020

 

Job Summary:  Within an Interdisciplinary Care Team setting, Social Worker promotes and maintains the mental and social health of enrolled participants through assessment, treatment, teaching and counseling.  Provides basic casework and consultation for Northland PACE participants.  Facilitates communication between participants, their family and the Care Team.  Responsible for the implementation of social work care plan and coordination of social work with other services.

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

  1. Completes assessments at admission and for semi-annual care planning according to regulatory requirements and as condition change indicates.
  2. Determines participant and family needs related to social support, financial support, counseling and housing.
  3. Confers with participant and family to identify participant goals and expectations.
  4. Coordinates with the interdisciplinary team to develop a comprehensive care plan for each participant.
  5. Provides individual and group counseling to participants and their families as needed or prescribed in the care plan.
  6. Coordinates the completion of participant’s health care wishes and advance directives in cooperation with their primary care physician, the participant and their family.
  7. Provides discharge planning in the event of disenrollment.
  8. Facilitates communication between participant, family and Care Team to maximize or maintain participant support systems.
  9. Facilitates or participates in family meetings as required.
  10. May assist in facilitating the Participant Council to create a vehicle for dialogue between participants and the Care Team and empower participant responsibility.
  11. Conducts family support groups, education or training sessions and routine Family Caregiver meetings for education, support and dialogue.
  12. Ensures that the IDT is informed of care plan changes and requirements and logistics are appropriately arranged to include transportation, escorts, meals and appointments.
  13. Works with Site Manager to provide orientation and in-service programs for Care Team to enhance understanding of psychosocial issues and meet regulatory requirements and support performance improvement.
  14. Coordinates with mental health-related providers including drug and alcohol treatment to arrange appointments and share pertinent information.
  15. Completes and ensures completion of documentation of clinical services reviewing medical record to continuity and completeness.
  16. Participates in quality studies according to the quality plan.
  17. Recommends studies for the annual quality plan.
  18. Participates in committees that support performance improvement.
  19. Provides discharge planning in the event of disenrollment; completing disenrollment paperwork, communicating with SAA and IDT as well as other relevant community agencies.
  20. Provides information to Skilled Nursing Facilities, Memory Care/Basic Care Facilities and Adult Family Foster Care Homes when looking for placement for participants.
  21. Petitions for guardianships when deemed appropriate by the interdisciplinary team.
  22. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies, procedures and protocols.

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Northland PACE – Fargo

 -      : 02/01/2020

 

Job Summary:  Within an Interdisciplinary Care Team setting, Social Worker promotes and maintains the mental and social health of enrolled participants through assessment, treatment, teaching and counseling.  Provides basic casework and consultation for Northland PACE participants.  Facilitates communication between participants, their family and the Care Team.  Responsible for the implementation of social work care plan and coordination of social work with other services.

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

  1. Completes assessments at admission and for semi-annual care planning according to regulatory requirements and as condition change indicates.
  2. Determines participant and family needs related to social support, financial support, counseling and housing.
  3. Confers with participant and family to identify participant goals and expectations.
  4. Coordinates with the interdisciplinary team to develop a comprehensive care plan for each participant.
  5. Provides individual and group counseling to participants and their families as needed or prescribed in the care plan.
  6. Coordinates the completion of participant’s health care wishes and advance directives in cooperation with their primary care physician, the participant and their family.
  7. Provides discharge planning in the event of disenrollment.
  8. Facilitates communication between participant, family and Care Team to maximize or maintain participant support systems.
  9. Facilitates or participates in family meetings as required.
  10. May assist in facilitating the Participant Council to create a vehicle for dialogue between participants and the Care Team and empower participant responsibility.
  11. Conducts family support groups, education or training sessions and routine Family Caregiver meetings for education, support and dialogue.
  12. Ensures that the IDT is informed of care plan changes and requirements and logistics are appropriately arranged to include transportation, escorts, meals and appointments.
  13. Works with Site Manager to provide orientation and in-service programs for Care Team to enhance understanding of psychosocial issues and meet regulatory requirements and support performance improvement.
  14. Coordinates with mental health-related providers including drug and alcohol treatment to arrange appointments and share pertinent information.
  15. Completes and ensures completion of documentation of clinical services reviewing medical record to continuity and completeness.
  16. Participates in quality studies according to the quality plan.
  17. Recommends studies for the annual quality plan.
  18. Participates in committees that support performance improvement.
  19. Provides discharge planning in the event of disenrollment; completing disenrollment paperwork, communicating with SAA and IDT as well as other relevant community agencies.
  20. Provides information to Skilled Nursing Facilities, Memory Care/Basic Care Facilities and Adult Family Foster Care Homes when looking for placement for participants.
  21. Petitions for guardianships when deemed appropriate by the interdisciplinary team.
  22. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies, procedures and protocols.

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Northland PACE – Fargo

Full Time  -      : 02/01/2020

 

Job Summary:  Directs participant medical care; assists/participates in quality improvement and projects.

Primary Responsibilities: The Primary Care Physician takes care of the basic health care needs of Northland PACE participants by focusing on general wellness and prevention of ailments through assessments and health screenings.

  1. Promotes and explains the Northland PACE program to interested individuals, community groups and senior care agencies.
  2. Serves as a liaison between PACE and the primary care medical community.
  3. Works collaboratively with medical staff at all PACE sites.
  4. Attends Inter-Disciplinary Team (IDT) meetings, providing leadership for and collaboration with other required team members.
  5. Participates in meeting such as family meetings, care conferences, ITD and other meetings as necessary.
  6. Collaborates with the IDT, participant and family members to evaluate participant care, needs, preferences and wishes to develop a comprehensive plan of care.
  7. Performs initial participant assessment and, as necessary, periodic reassessments.
  8. Evaluates participant’s physical complaints and medical needs in order to appropriately diagnose and recommend a therapeutic plan of care.
  9. Conducts home visits inclusive of private homes, adult foster homes, assisted living facilities and basic care facilities, etc. as needed.
  10. Participates in overseeing the care needs of participants in Skilled Nursing Facilities.
  11. Maintains flexibility in schedule and responds to unexpected emergencies and changes in workload in order to fulfill responsibilities.
  12. Shares on-call duties for non-office hours consistent with Northland PACE policies and procedures. 
  13. Maintains accurate and timely documentation of participant diagnosis.
  14. Maintains privileges at community based healthcare facilities.
  15. Maintains a professional appearance and manner in the clinical area and while representing the PACE program.
  16. Utilizes specialist referrals, supplies and equipment in accordance with medical necessity, IDT decisions and as recommended by the Utilization Management Committee.
  17. Knows and adheres to the philosophy and goals of the PACE program.
  18. Understands, follows and supports Northland PACE policies and procedures.
  19. Assists in development of PACE program policies and procedures and protocols for participant medical care.
  20. Provides education or in-service training as needed, including conducting clinical and geriatric sessions for participants and staff.
  21. Participates in continuing education classes and any required staff and training meetings. Maintains professional affiliations and any required certifications.
  22. Maintains the confidentiality of all company procedures, as well as results, reports, discussion and information about participants and families.
  23. Delegates to and collaborates with clinic support staff to promote efficient time use, including processes such as scheduling, documentation, provider communications and order processing.
  24. Demonstrates service excellence through job performance to all participants.
  25. Performs other duties as required in a positive and helpful manner to ensure a smooth running work area.
  26. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.

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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 02/01/2020

 

Job Summary:  Perform data analysis for Northland PACE (NP) quality improvement activities, as well as other duties as assigned through Northland Healthcare Alliance (NHA)

Primary Responsibilities: The duties of the Data Analyst shall include, but are not limited to:

  1. Conduct quality review and analyze data to ensure accuracy and continuing improvement
  2. Identify evaluation outcomes and indicators, quality improvement indicators contained within the Quality Improvement plan, data elements and data sources.
  3. Coordinate data gathering and reporting activities to ensure that the appropriate types of data are being gathered to measure necessary outcomes and quality indicators, including Level I and DataPACE3 reporting. 
  4. Responsible for completing necessary audits and sending reminder/corrective action notifications to staff to ensure compliance.
  5. Complete necessary data entry pre-audit tables for regulatory compliance and assistance with any corrective action plans.
  6. Lead quality improvement team meetings and actively participate in quality improvement teams.
  7. Serve as lead during CMS audit gathering data and all related requirements
  8. Lead/manage quality improvement initiatives and other projects.
  9. Create, implement, and analyze surveys
  10. Assists with creating presentations & charts for targeted audience
  11. Resource to staff on the utilization of common office software and technology
  12. Collaborate with vendors to implement software enhancements
  13. Train staff on data collection processes, quality improvement methodologies, and reporting
  14. Analyze encounter data for other Northland entities including but not limited to JCAHO reporting.
  15. Perform other duties of a comparable level/type as required; The position may be modified as structure and implementation may require the addition of needed duties to be more effective with data analysis in the near future.

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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 02/15/2020

 

Job Summary: The Site Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the day center and the coordination of all care delivered to participants in the Northland PACE Program.  This includes the management of the Interdisciplinary Care Team as well as the oversite of the facility’s operations and systems.

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

  1. Coordinates the Care Team’s care management process to ensure the best care decisions for each participant’s changing condition.
    1. Provides leadership and facilitates the Interdisciplinary Care Team meetings for development and implementation of care plans.
    2. Ensures that documentation of team meetings is maintained and changes are recorded in individual care plans.
    3. Ensures that team members understand the importance of their and others’ roles on the team and remain open to the cooperative dynamic of the team.
    4. Participates in the continued development of the team to improve the decision-making process.
    5. Works within the quality management program to evaluate and improve performance.
    6. Provides on-call coverage to troubleshoot, advise, teach, coordinate and deliver care and service to participants.
  2. Manages the service delivery to participants.
    1. Ensures the efficient operations of activities, nutrition, personal care, clinical services, rehabilitation, and other services of the center within the standards and regulations of the program.
    2. Assists in the development of the annual budget for center operations and monitors budgets by service and per member per month.
    3. Ensures that participants are oriented to the program and have opportunities to express their opinions about the care and services they receive.
    4. Develops and ensures compliance with policies/procedures and protocols.
    5. Prepares and submits statistical and other reports required by management, funding or contracting agencies.
    6. Ensures the adequacy of equipment and supplies.
  3. Coordinates with provider/vendors for contracted services.
    1. Oversees the staff who provide the care management of participants related to these services.
    2. Ensures the inclusion of opinions and when appropriate, representative staff from contract services in the care planning process.
    3. Ensures the provision of quality service within the expected standards and financial targets.
  4. Directs and oversees the staff and volunteers of Center departments.
    1. Assists with hiring managers and staff as needed.
    2. Ensures that staffing is maintained at the appropriate levels to provide safe and effective care.  Recommends staffing levels in planning and budget development.
    3. Coordinates orientation and in-service programs for staff to meet regulatory requirements and support performance improvement.
    4. Meets regularly with direct reports to review goals trends and performance measures to facilitate change as needed.
    5. Recommends establishments of lead and supervisory positions as appropriate and facilities staffing transitions
  5. Manages the facility support for a safe and comfortable environment.
    1. Ensures the appropriate maintenance of equipment and furnishings in the center.
    2. Ensures that the appropriate equipment and supplies are available, including recommendations for capital equipment and authorization and oversite of purchasing for small equipment and supplies.
    3. Ensure that infection control, fire safety and related safety procedures are followed.
    4. Ensures durable medical equipment is maintained in safe, usable condition.
  6. Coordinates with contract services to ensure understanding of the PACE model and cooperation with the care management process.
    1. Ensures the coordination with home health, long term care and medical services according to participant care plans.
    2. Assists in the development of agreements and contracts with provider agencies to ensure comprehensive service availability.
  7. Other responsibilities/requirements.
    1. Serves as an active member of the Northland PACE Program management team, and as such, serves as a liaison between Northland PACE Program administration and direct staff.

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