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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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CNA

 
Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 07/31/2018

 

Job Summary: Performs various participant care activities.

 

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

 

 

  1. Provides all appropriate cares to participants in Participants’ homes as scheduled by the CNA Scheduler; including but not limited to toileting, personal care, foley care, colostomy care, medication reminders, bathing and transfers or positioning.
  2. Provides all appropriate cares to participants in the Day Center as needed and as scheduled by the CNA Scheduler.
  3. Assists with transporting and escorting of participants to outside medical appointments as needed.
  4. Assists with transporting of participants to and from the day center as needed.
  5. Assists participants to transfer and ambulate as instructed by Nursing or Physical Therapy.
  6. Takes and records vital signs; including weights and alerts Clinic Nursing or Home Care Coordinator of any vitals that are out of range or any changes in weight.
  7. Provides assistance with 1:1 or list shopping for Participants.
  8. Provides light housekeeping and laundry services for Participants in their homes.
  9. Maintains a clean, neat environment to enhance participant safety.
  10. Ensures that supplies and equipment necessary for patient care are stored in an organized, efficient and safe manner.
  11. Is an advocate for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE Program.
  12. Consults with Clinic Nursing, Home Care Nursing or Director of Nursing regarding problems that require increased nursing input.
  13. Follows the individualized care plans for Participants’ as written by the Home Care Coordinator.
  14. Keeps abreast of current Certified Nursing Assistant knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics by attending professional conferences and in-services.
  15. Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and staff meetings as needed.
  16. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  17. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.
  18. Other duties as assigned

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Northland PACE – Minot

 -      : 07/31/2018

 

Job Summary: The Medical Secretary assists and support clinic operations through managing clinical secretarial duties.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

Scheduling

  1. Supports the nursing department in managing the clinic schedule for both nursing and provider clinic appointments.
  2. Professionally communicates with contracted service providers to schedule outside medical appointments, including clinics, hospitals, etc.
  3. Ensures timely and accurate scheduling of all outside medical appointments.
  4. Enters appointments into electronic medical record (PCO) and onto the IDT agenda.
  5. Completes all required paperwork for medical appointments, including, but not limited to: referral forms, preauthorization forms, and appointment reminder cards.
  6. Ensures timely cancellation/rescheduling of appointments as needed. Notifies the IDT and participant/family of changes. Updates PCO service recordings.
  7. Coordinates transportation to and from outside medical appointments with the Transportation Coordinator/Transportation Department, including new appointments, cancellations, and rescheduled appointments.
  8. Calls participants/family members and/or sends out appointment reminders to inform them of appointments.
  9. Accompanies participants to outside medical appointments on occasion.
  10. Gathers referral sheets from appointments.
  11. Reviews referral sheets for correct paperwork (soap notes, discharge paperwork, return appointments, orders, etc.).
  12. Routes referral information to nursing and/or primary care providers for appropriate follow-up with the participant.
  13. Routes referral information to medical records for scanning into the PCO.
  14. Schedules appointments for eye glasses, dentures and hearing aids and fills out DME forms verifying that the products are falling under the PACE guidelines.
  15. Coordinates transportation for participants’ to pick up their glasses/dentures/hearing aids with the Transportation Coordinator/Transportation Department.
  16. Other duties as assigned.

 

Clinic Secretarial

  1. Receives any incoming calls regarding appointments from participants, hospitals and clinics and directs call to appropriate clinic staff.
  2. Reviews information from fax machine and routes it to appropriate clinical staff and utilizes the fax machine to send transmit faxes as needed to contracted service providers.
  3. Other duties as assigned.

 

Medical Records

  1. Assists medical records department in collecting medical records from outside appointments
  2. Serves as the backup for the medical records department when necessary.
  3. Other duties as assigned.

 

Medical DME and Supply Management

1. Manages clinic durable medical equipment (i.e. oxygen, concentrators, nebulizers, c-pap, etc.)

2. Tracks inventory, allocation, and in PCO.

3. Manages medical supplies, including operational clinic supplies (i.e. gloves) and medical supplies used in participant’s homes (i.e. briefs).

4. Orders, inventories, and allocates medical supplies as needed by department and according to a participant’s needs.

5. Other duties as assigned.


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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 07/31/2018

 

Job Summary: Coordinates all clinic services and cares that are provided to participants

attending the PACE day center or that need to be seen in the PACE clinic for routine exams or

problem focus needs.

 

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

 

Assumes major responsibility for nursing care for participants enrolled in the Northland

PACE Program.

Assesses participants’ needs and plans appropriate nursing care during initial, semi-

annual, annual and significant change evaluations and on an as needed basis.

Triages participant needs in the day center and addresses needs that come up.

Performs initial evaluation of episodic complaints. Refers to other providers as

appropriate.

Implements, directs, supervises, and evaluates nursing care for participants at the Day

Center.

Provides input to the Home Care Coordinators about teaching needs of participants and

families regarding nursing issues at the Day Center that affect the home setting.

Initiates preventative nursing procedures as appropriate for the participants’ care and

safety.

Reviews charts to coordinate participant care and sees that the plan of care is carried out.

Schedules all initial, semi-annual, annual, significant change and problem focus

assessments for MD and midlevel providers.

Room and record vitals and subjective information as reported by the participants prior to

clinic visits by PACE Providers.

Coordinates with the midlevel providers, to provide all appropriate preventative health

services for participants.

Coordinates with midlevel providers and MD to ensure all routine immunizations are up

to date and provides any needed immunizations in the clinic.

Follows up with the MD/midlevel provider regarding plans and follow-up for specialty

appointments and medical orders.

Is flexible and able to adjust schedule to meet complex needs of participants.

Communicates regularly with pharmacy regarding prescription changes.

Provides coverage for On-Call as scheduled by Director of Nursing.

Assists participants with personal care at the Day Center, to include toileting as needed.

Empties Foley catheter bags as needed.

Assists Participants with colostomy care as needed.

Correctly collects and labels lab specimens and ensures that they are delivered to the lab

for processing timely.

Provides participants with routine cares including but not limited to catheter changes, nail

care, ear cleaning and wound care.

Assists participants with transfers and ambulation as needed.

Clean and organize patient care rooms at the end of each day and as needed.

Stock clinic supplies and monitor for reordering needs or outdating supplies and

coordinate with Director of Nursing for supply needs.

Administer routine and as needed medications to participants as ordered by PACE

Providers.

Document all services provided in a timely manner in the Participant’s medical record.

Assumes major responsibility for safety and quality of care provided to participants at the

Day Center.

Is an advocate for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE program.

Consults with Director of Nursing and Personal Care Attendants regarding problems that

require increased nursing input.

Provides health teaching to participants with complex nursing needs.

Provides teaching and instruction to personal care attendants regarding changing needs of

clients in the Day Center.

Maintains a clean, neat environment to enhance participant safety.

Ensures that supplies and equipment necessary for patient care are stored in an organized,

efficient and safe manner.

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.

Acts as a nursing consultant to other staff and to the physicians.

Is prepared for and participates in scheduled interdisciplinary team meetings.

Participates in pre-care conferences, care conferences and staff meetings.

Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.

Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.

Other duties as assigned.


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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 07/31/2018

 

Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the CEO and/or Executive Director, has full responsibility for all marketing efforts and community outreaches promoting the PACE program. Will develop key community partnerships along with the design and implementation of new programs that expand PACE enrollment opportunities, ensuring growth of the program and meeting the mission of Northland PACE Senior Care Services. This will serve to attract new enrollees and provide a positive public image in the communities served.  This position will also assist with marketing efforts for other programs within Northland Healthcare Alliance.

 

 

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

  1. Assumes responsibility for building the Northland PACE brand in the communities served, and educating the public on the features and benefits of the PACE model of care with the objective of ever increasing enrollment
  2. Schedules and conducts public presentations in various venues
  3. Writes and schedules print advertising
  4. Writes and schedules electronic advertising (radio, television, online media sources)
  5. Participates in public events, such as senior health fairs, to increase visibility in the community
  6. Develops and maintains all marketing materials
  7. Maintains compliance with all CMS and State regulations
  8. Maintains, or works with designee, PACE website and Facebook page, ensuring that all content is current, relevant and complies with all regulations; maintains employment postings on PACE website to ensure all listings are current with approved PACE job descriptions included
  9. Establishes and maintains relationships with referral agencies and individuals
  10. Establishes and fosters working relationships with all Northland PACE staff
  11. Maintains positive relationship with all regulatory personnel and agencies
  12. Is aware of, educates others regarding, and avoids prohibited marketing practices
  13. Provides monthly reports relative to past marketing activities and planned upcoming activities to PACE management and appropriate staff; provides reports to Executive Director for inclusion in quarterly Board Reports.
  14. Conducts monthly marketing meeting to keep PACE management, site managers, and staff informed of marketing activities
  15. Collaborates with PACE Executive Director and Site Managers to maximize efficiency in the utilization of marketing budget
  16. Manages expenditures to ensure department functions within budgetary guidelines, utilizing funds with primary goal of increasing enrollment to meet fiscal year objectives
  17. Implements and maintains a marketing plan with measurable enrollment objectives and a system for tracking effectiveness
  18. Perform back up assistance for intake and enrollment activities as needed, including completion of the process from inquiry through enrollment
  19. Perform chart audits related to enrollment and denial of enrollment, or other QAPI assigned duties
  20. Other duties as assigned

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Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 08/15/2018

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Enroll participants in the Northland PACE program.

A. Arranges and conducts intake visits with potential participants, family members, referral sources within specified timeframes:

1. Complete intake in PCO

2. Gather medical records via fax and/or NDHIN and advise team on medical

concerns/conditions of potential enrollees

  1. Present potential enrollee information to IDT and participate in process for

approval/denial of enrollment; keep IDT abreast of all intake activity

  1. Coordinate with active prospects and appropriate staff for home assessments.
  2. Provide necessary information to nursing staff to complete LOC Screening
  3. Complete appropriate administrative requirements for enrollment or denial of

enrollment with prospective participant, PACE staff, and SAA

  1. Participate in IDT initial assessments, care planning, and on-going re-

evaluations.

B. Perform continuing follow-ups with inquires, active prospects, and cold leads per marketing guidelines followed by all sites

C. Maintain current statistical information for intake and enrollment reporting

D. Demonstrate service excellence to all participants, staff and referral sources.

  1. Participate in the Quality Assessment Process Improvement program, Ethics Committee, Utilization Review Committee as requested, and others as deemed appropriate.
  2. Refer participants and families to appropriate disciplines within PACE; act as liaison with and as advocate for participants.
  1. Assumes responsibility for professional activities and growth.

A. Keeps abreast of current knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics, by attending professional conferences and in-services.

B. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.

C. Participate in all staff meetings.

  1. Assumes responsibility for building relationships with professionals to generate positive

referrals.

  1. A. Network with key professionals
  2. B. Communicate all requested information session or presentation requests to Marketing Director.
  3. Participate in marketing activities as requested, including performing presentations, building relationships with professional referral sources through rapport building efforts, sales calls, etc.
  1. May assist Social Work department with processing paperwork, housing appointments, recertification appointments with County, etc.
  2. Other duties as assigned.

 


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Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 08/31/2018

 

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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