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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 11/30/2017

 

Job Summary: Responsible for all nursing services provided to assigned participants at the Day Center.

 

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

 

Responsibility

Evaluation Criteria

  1. Assumes major responsibility for nursing care for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE Program.
  1. Assesses participants’ needs and plans appropriate nursing care during initial in-take, semi annual and annual evaluations, done as needed.
  2. Performs initial evaluation of episodic complaints. Refers to other providers as appropriate.
  3. Implements, directs, supervises, and evaluates nursing care for participants at the Day Center.
  4. Provides input to the Home Care Nurse about teaching needs of participants and families regarding nursing issues at the Day Center that affect the home setting.
  5. Initiates preventative nursing care procedures as appropriate for the participants’ care and safety.
  6. Reviews charts to coordinate participant care and sees that the plan of care is carried out.
  7. With the midlevel providers, coordinates and supervises appropriate health screening programs for participants.
  8. Follows up with the MD/midlevel provider regarding plans and follow up for specialty appointments and medical orders.
  9. Is prepared for and participates in weekly interdisciplinary team meetings.
  10. Is flexible and able to adjust schedule to meet complex needs of participants.
  11. Communicates regularly with pharmacy regarding prescription changes.
  1. Assumes major 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 Site Coordinator and Personal Care Attendants regarding problems that require increased nursing input.
  3. Provides health teaching to participants with complex nursing needs.
  4. Provides teaching and instruction to personal care attendants regarding changing needs of clients.

 

  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 inservices.
  2. Acts as a nursing consultant to other staff and to the physicians.
  3. Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and staff meetings.
  4. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  5. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performanc

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CNA

 
Northland PACE – Dickinson

Full Time  -      : 11/30/2017

 

 

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  -      : 02/28/2018

 

 

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.
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  2. Is prepared for and participates in scheduled interdisciplinary team, pre-care plan, care conference for assigned Participants and staff meetings.
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    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 – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 02/28/2018

 

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 Assessment and Performance 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. Create new hire and annual education plan, assign training, and monitor all things related to Relias.
  5. Responsible for completing necessary audits and sending reminder/corrective action notifications to staff to ensure compliance.
  6. Complete necessary data entry pre-audit tables for regulatory compliance and assistance with any corrective action plans.
  7. Lead quality improvement team and actively participate in other quality improvement teams.
  8. Lead/manage quality improvement initiatives and other projects, including Records Retention and Staffing Pattern Analysis.
  9. Create, implement, and analyze surveys
  10. Create presentations & charts for targeted audience
  11. Assist marketing efforts for brand recognition and hiring via job ad creation, audience-tailored ad promotion, and regular monitoring of NP Facebook page
  12. Resource to staff on the utilization of common office software and technology
  13. Collaborate with vendors to implement software enhancements
  14. Train staff on data collection processes and reporting
  15. Analyze encounter data for other Northland entities including but not limited to JCAHO reporting.
  16. 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

 -      : 02/28/2018

 

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:

 

  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 planned 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 On-Call as scheduled by Director of Nursing.
  10. Participates in providing safe and quality care to participants at the Day Center.
  11. Is an advocate for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE program.
  12. Consults with Director of Nursing and Personal Care Attendants regarding problems that require increased nursing input.
  13. Provides health teaching to participants with complex nursing needs.
  14. Assumes responsibility for professional activities and growth.
  15. Keeps abreast of current nursing knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics, by attending professional conferences and in-services.
  16. Participates in staff meetings.
  17. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  18. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.
  19. Maintains accurate records of visits for self to be used for data collection.
  20. Other duties as assigned.

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CNA

 
Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 02/28/2018

 

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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CNA

 
Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 02/28/2018

 

    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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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 03/15/2018

 

Job Summary: Provides and supervises participant physical therapy treatment, acting as a consultant.

 

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gives general instruction on principles of physical therapy to other staff members as needed; in-service training for other team members.
  • Works in close cooperation with the Enrollment Coordinator and other staff members.
  • Records initial and final evaluations in the participant’s medical record; makes detailed progress notes; schedules participants for further treatment.
  • Re-evaluates needs for physical therapy, at least annually and as needed.
  • Develops and monitors programs to encourage wellness that meet ongoing needs of participants
  • 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.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and staff meetings.
  • Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.
  • 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  -      : 03/15/2018

 

 

Job Summary: To maintain PACE vehicles, 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 Assists 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. Other duties as assigned.

 


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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 03/31/2018

 

  1. Understand and carry out the plan of therapeutic activities for each participant to promote optimal health, independence, and self-care.
  1. Review, assist with, and offer feedback for activity assessment of all participants.
  2. Identifies participant problems, communicates concerns with activity coordinator, and follows care plans utilizing therapeutic activities.
  3. Utilizes input from IDT to improve or maintain functional and cognitive ability through therapeutic activities.
  4. Incorporates the recreation care plan for each participant in their daily activities.
  5. Assists in planning, organizing and carrying out individual and group activities tailored to the needs and limitations of frail, elderly persons.
  6. Leads daily exercise group.
  7. Assists with dietary compliance.
  8. Demonstrates ability for creative arts activities.
  9. Assists with scheduling educational programs.
  10. Facilitates new participant’s orientation to the program.
  11. Assist with weekly transporting of participant’s for outings.

 

  1. Carries out the daily therapeutic activities of the program.
  1. Assists in planning monthly schedule of activities.
  2. Works in collaboration with supervisor, other staff and volunteers in activities.
  3. Assists in supervising volunteers.
  4. Assists with ordering and purchasing supplies and equipment needed for the activity program as assigne
  5. Works with supervisor with involving participants in program planning.
  6. Maintains a clean/neat environment for participant safety.

 

 

 

 

  1. Responsible for the maintenance of appropriate records and documentation.

 

  1. Keeps written records of expenditures for activity supplies.
  2. Records volunteer hours and provides reports as needed.
  3. Records, signs and dates progress notes in participant records.

 

  1. Participates as a member of interdisciplinary team in place of activity director when needed.
  1. Provides general instructions regarding principles of activity/recreational therapy to participants as needed.
  2. Participates in Northland PACE staff meetings.
  3. Participates in weekly interdisciplinary team meetings as appropriate.
  4. Participates in individual/family case conferences as neede
  5. Carries out the activities care plan for new enrollees.

 

  1. Assumes a range of professional responsibilities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Other Duties as Assigned.

 

 

  1. Attends appropriate trainings 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.
  4. Communicates and cooperates with supervisor, other PACE staff and participants in a positive and professional manner.

 

  1. Assists in all areas of the Day Center as needed including general housekeeping, snow removal, transportation, filing etc.

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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 03/31/2018

 

Primary Responsibilities: The CNA Supervisor/Scheduler duties shall include, but not be limited to:

 

  1. Schedule participant necessary cares per direction of Home Care Coordinator.
  2. Schedule CNAs to perform the participant home cares.
  3. Schedule commodity pick-up and delivery for designated participants.
  4. Schedule the CNAs for PM/Weekend and Holiday rotations.
  5. Schedule CNAs to perform life alert installs and routine monitoring and maintenance.
  6. Schedule CNAs to perform weekly phone calls to participants to check on supplies and care needs.
  7. Add and Delete participant cares in PCO as schedule changes occur.
  8. Know participant and CNA schedules.
  9. Work with transportation coordinator to cover any transportation needs.
  10. Update all participant schedules located on the O:Drive and ensure that the participants have an up to date copy in the home.
  11. Coordinates/Provides coverage for CNA/Home Cares due to unexpected circumstances or absences of staff.
  12. Communicate with staff and Participants regarding changes in staff providing cares, Participant staff preferences, and/or scheduling changes.
  13. Receive sick calls from CNAs and adjust schedules to cover the cares.
  14. Monitoring of CNA hours and adjusting of schedules to ensure that the CNAs are getting no more or no less the amount of hours that they were hired for.
  15. Verify hours worked on the CNA time sheets and sign off for approval.
  16. Reviews and signs off on CNAs monthly mileage submissions.
  17. Assess for the need for additional CNA staff and communicate needs with the DON.
  18. Supervises the CNAs in their day-to-day duties.
  19. Facilitates the weekly CNA meeting and shares IDT concerns with the CNA staff.
  20. Approve PTO requests for CNA staff.
  21. Complete staff concern forms and annual employee reviews for CNA staff.
  22. Is prepared for, participates and attends interdisciplinary team meetings by reporting any CNA concerns or reports regarding the participants’ condition or home environment.
  23. Is prepared for, participates and attends all Pre-enrollment meetings to discuss the requested and appropriate services and when the services will be set up in the home.
  24. Is prepared for, participates and attends all Pre-Care Conferences and Care Conferences to review with the team and participants/family what services are currently provided in the home; brings report from CNAs regarding concerns or changes with the participants and addresses when any additional services need to be scheduled.
  25. Visits with family and participants regarding any concerns with services being provided in the home by the CNAs and files those concerns as a grievance;
  26. Provides follow-up and investigation on grievances that are assigned and collaborates with DON on resolution of the grievance within the specified time.
  27. Documents in PCO any conversations or interventions that are provided to participants or families.
  28. Consults with Director of Nursing and Home Care Nurses regarding problems that require increased nursing input.
  29. Provides Quality Checks in the home to ensure that quality services are being provided in the home.
  30. Provides new employee orientation to any CNAs hired at Northland PACE.
  31. Schedules PCO training with Informatics Director upon hire of new employees.
  32. Works with staff on computer and outlook training upon employment.
  33. Schedules initial and annual competencies for all CNA staff.
  34. Provide CNA competency to CNA staff.
  35. Coordinates with the DON to provide ongoing education topics to the CNAs at the weekly CNA meetings.
  36. Keeps abreast of changes in field, especially in the field of geriatrics by attending professional conferences and in-services.
  37. Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and staff meetings.
  38. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  39. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.
  40. Assists with Clinic Duties as needed.
  41. Assists with Clinic/Appointment Scheduling as needed.
  42. Other duties as assigned.

 


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Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 03/31/2018

 

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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