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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 08/31/2019

 

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 – Minot

Full Time  -      : 09/30/2019

 

Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, has full responsibility for all disciplines and services provided through the center site. Including all administrative responsibility related to the direct operation of the center.

 

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

 

  1. Coordinate, the following services and activities and day-to-day operations of the program including:
  • Referral and intake
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Recreational activities
  • Health monitoring
  • Personal care
  • Transportation
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Social services
  • Administrative services
  • Meals
  1. Oversees recruitment and hiring of all program staff.
  2. Assures the quality of experiences offered to students in the day center.
  3. Serves as a liaison between individual program disciplines. Plans and implements appropriate staff development and support services.
  4. Responsible for reviewing and signing purchase orders.
  5. Coordinates training, job description development and review and competency requirements with supervisors across PACE site, including assurance that orientation and all other regulatory guidelines and policies are implemented and recorded in a timely manner as specified.
  6. Ensures the Northland PACE Program QAPI program is properly implemented at the site in conjunction with QAPI Coordinator.
  7. Participates in quality team meetings.
  8. Develops and implements corrective action plans to internal and external audit findings.
  9. Participates in Ethics Committee meetings.
  10. Assists in the selection of contract service providers.
  11. Monitors quality of service provisions.
  12. Participates in annual contractor education and review.
  13. Meets regularly with Executive Director, Marketing, and Enrollment Coordinator to provide feedback and direction.
  14. Participates in outreach activities when appropriate.
  15. Ensures that the program meets State and Federal regulations as recorded and specified in Northland PACE policies and procedures.
  16. Responsible for all phases of data collection for Day Center as requested by the Executive Director, Compliance Manager and Quality Assurance Coordinator.
  17. Demonstrates an innovative approach to program development.
  18. Attends Northland PACE program staff meetings as requested.
  19. Completes RELIAS training modules as assigned within specified timeframes.
  20. Participates as an active member of the Northland PACE Program management team, and as such, serves as liaison between Northland PACE Program administration and direct staff.
  21. Participates in utilization management meetings.
  22. Attends appropriate professional conferences and in-services.
  23. Keeps abreast of pertinent developments in the field of gerontology and PACE adult day services.
  24. Understands, supports and participates in the creation and implementation of Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  25. Participation in process improvement initiatives and reviews for the PACE program.
  26. Participates in the development and review of protocols.
  27. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants and staff members.
  28. Assists with managing the IDT including team building activities and training members on the IDT process.

 


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Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 09/30/2019

 

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:

 

  1. Assumes major responsibility for nursing care for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE Program.
  2. Assesses participants’ needs and plans appropriate nursing care during initial, semi-annual, annual and significant change evaluations and on an as needed basis.
  3. Triages participant needs in the day center and addresses needs that come up.
  4. Performs initial evaluation of episodic complaints.  Refers to other providers as appropriate.
  5. Implements, directs, supervises, and evaluates nursing care for participants at the Day Center.
  6. 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.
  7. Initiates preventative nursing procedures as appropriate for the participants’ care and safety.
  8. Reviews charts to coordinate participant care and sees that the plan of care is carried out.
  9. Schedules all initial, semi-annual, annual, significant change and problem focus assessments for MD and midlevel providers.
  10. Room and record vitals and subjective information as reported by the participants prior to clinic visits by PACE Providers.
  11. Coordinates with the midlevel providers, to provide all appropriate preventative health services for participants.
  12. Coordinates with midlevel providers and MD to ensure all routine immunizations are up to date and provides any needed immunizations in the clinic.
  13. Follows up with the MD/midlevel provider regarding plans and follow-up for specialty appointments and medical orders.
  14. Is flexible and able to adjust schedule to meet complex needs of participants.
  15. Communicates regularly with pharmacy regarding prescription changes.
  16. Provides coverage for On-Call as scheduled by Director of Nursing.
  17. Assists participants with personal care at the Day Center, to include toileting as needed.
  18. Empties Foley catheter bags as needed.
  19. Assists Participants with colostomy care as needed.
  20. Correctly collects and labels lab specimens and ensures that they are delivered to the lab for processing timely.
  21. Provides participants with routine cares including but not limited to catheter changes, nail care, ear cleaning and wound care.
  22. Assists participants with transfers and ambulation as needed.
  23. Clean and organize patient care rooms at the end of each day and as needed.
  24. Stock clinic supplies and monitor for reordering needs or outdating supplies and coordinate with Director of Nursing for supply needs.
  25. Administer routine and as needed medications to participants as ordered by PACE Providers.
  26. Document all services provided in a timely manner in the Participant’s medical record.
  27. Assumes major responsibility for safety and quality of care provided to participants at the Day Center.
  28. Is an advocate for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE program.
  29. Consults with Director of Nursing and Personal Care Attendants regarding problems that require increased nursing input.
  30. Provides health teaching to participants with complex nursing needs.
  31. Provides teaching and instruction to personal care attendants regarding changing needs of clients in the Day Center.
  32. Maintains a clean, neat environment to enhance participant safety.
  33. Ensures that supplies and equipment necessary for patient care are stored in an organized, efficient and safe manner.
  34. Assumes responsibility for professional activities and growth.
  35. Keeps abreast of current nursing knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics, by attending professional conferences and in-services.
  36. Acts as a nursing consultant to other staff and to the physicians.
  37. Is prepared for and participates in scheduled interdisciplinary team meetings.
  38. Participates in pre-care conferences, care conferences and staff meetings.
  39. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  40. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.
  41. Other duties as assigned.

 


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Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 09/30/2019

 

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  -      : 09/30/2019

 

Job Summary: Performs housekeeping services in Participant Homes.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Provides light housekeeping and laundry services for Participants in their homes following the participant’s plan of care.
  2. Provides assistance with laundry services for Participants in their homes.
  3. Maintains a clean, neat environment to enhance participant safety.
  4. Ensures that supplies and equipment necessary for patient care are stored in an organized, efficient and safe manner.
  5. Is an advocate for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE Program.
  6. Follows safety procedures and precautions when performing housekeeping services. This includes using safety devices such as eyewear and gloves, and protective clothing/devices when performing tasks that involve the handling of infectious waste and/or blood/body fluids.
  7. Report all unsafe/hazardous conditions, defective equipment, etc., to DON or ADON promptly.
  8. Immediately reports all incidents/accidents, no matter how minor, to supervisor. (NOTE: Such occurrences must be reported on the shift in which they occur.)
  9. Assures homes have appropriate cleaning supplies to perform duties assigned
  10. Maintain the confidentiality of resident information.
  11. Honor the participants’ personal and property rights.
  12. Provides assistance with Day Center Cleaning as needed.
  13. Establishes and maintains positive interpersonal relationships with all team members, participants and any other constituents as characterized by open communication, trust and respect.
  14. Attends all scheduled mandatory staff meetings.
  15. Other duties as assigned.

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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 09/30/2019

 

Job Summary: The Nurse Practitioner provides primary care and continuous medical coverage, and directly provides primary care services to Northland PACE participants. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to assess, plan care for and provide service to frail elderly participants according to assigned responsibilities and Northland PACE standards.

 

Primary Responsibilities: Under limited direction and in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws/regulations and policies, procedures and guidelines:

  1. Conduct comprehensive History and Physical on new referrals.
  2. Conducts quarterly History and Physical on established participants.
  3. Provides evaluation and treatment of participants during acute illness.
  4. Determines the need for and facilitating referrals to other medical specialists when deemed necessary.
  5. Discussing care guidelines with participants.
  6. Exercises judicious utilization of specialist consultations.
  7. Participates in rotating night and weekend call with other Northland PACE primary care providers.
  8. Participates in the development and revision of the participant’s plan of care as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Integrates the primary care treatment plan into the overall plan of care developed by the interdisciplinary team. Interacts with other team members to meet emergent and acute needs of participants. Participates in discharge planning.
  9. Participates in quality management program activities, including peer review.
  10. Maintains quality documentation of all services provided.
  11. Collaborates with primary care physician and medical director to ensure continuity of care (e.g., during acute hospitalizations).
  12. Conducts home visits and nursing home visits as needed.
  13. Knows and adheres to the philosophy and goals of Northland PACE.
  14. Keeps confidentiality of client records, reports and discussions.
  15. Participates in formulation and maintenance of Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  16. Participates in Northland PACE Committees as requested by the Medical Director. May chair committees or task forces.
  17. Attends and participates in scheduled staff meetings and client care meetings as requested.
  18. Maintains flexibility in schedule and responds to unexpected emergencies and changes in workload in order to fulfill responsibilities.
  19. Utilizes supplies and equipment economically.
  20. Informs the Medical Director of “unusual incidents”.
  21. Identifies nursing service delivery problems and uses good judgment in their solution.
  22. Is professional in manner in the clinical area; recognizes own limits and seeks help and guidance from the Medical Director as appropriate.
  23. Maintains licensure and certification and pursues professional growth through continuing education.

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Northland PACE – Minot

Part Time  -      : 09/30/2019

 

    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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