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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Part Time  -      : 04/30/2019

 

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.

 

Employment Specifications:

Education:

Associate degree or Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university.

 

Experience:

 

At least two years as staff nurse; home and/or community health preferred.

 

One year’s experience with a frail or elderly population

 


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Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 05/31/2019

 

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 – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 05/31/2019

 

Job Summary: Essential functions of this position include determining eligibility for potential enrollees into the PACE program, and re-certifications of current PACE Participants, for various economic programs which may include SNAP, Medicaid, LIHEAP, Housing and Medicare.  This position may interpret County, State or Federal policies, process applications, establish and maintain electronic data, perform necessary actions relating to fraud and appeals, attend training sessions and workshops to keep current on State or County policies and procedures.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Determines and ensures Participant eligibility status remains current in all social programs available to them while enrolled in the PACE Program, specifically Medicaid and/or initial enrollment into Medicare.  This may include other programs as mentioned above.
  2. Assist Participants and/or family members to complete re-certification process prior to deadlines. and ensure County has paperwork within appropriate timeframes.
  3. Assist Intake and Enrollment staff for potential enrollees who need assistance with initial Medicaid/Medicare applications, including the collection of all necessary documentation required during the application process.   
  4. Ensure appropriate Release of Information (ROI) forms are signed and on file for communication with outside entities as part of Medicaid/Medicare enrollment process.  .
  5. Responsible for the Electronic Medical Record documentation on participant records. 
  6. Build and maintain rapport with County Social Services Eligibility Workers and Supervisors.
  7. Maintain records showing enrollment or eligibility in Medicare program per PACE regulations. 
  8. Attend meetings as necessary.
  9. Complete ongoing monthly training assignments in Relias.
  10. Assist with training of staff and or public presentations related to eligibility.
  11. Assist internal staff and/or external agencies to report or perform necessary actions relating to fraud, appeals, or financial exploitation. 

 


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Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 05/31/2019

 

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 – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 05/31/2019

 

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.

 

 

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 – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 05/31/2019

 

 

Job Summary: The Informatics Director is the system administrator for the PACE Care Online (PCO) electronic medical record system and is responsible for the PACE organization’s medical record operations.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Sets up and maintains users in PCO.
  2. Trains new users on applicable PCO functionality and workflows, as well as provides refresher training and training on new functionality to all users.
  3. Serves as primary contact for all PCO issues and problems. Researches issues and contacts vendor, as needed, tracking all issues through to resolution and follow-up with users.
  4. Coordinate all PCO updates by reviewing and testing update notes, communication to users of new or revised functionality, and follow-up with vendor on action items and issues.
  5. Facilitate PCO process improvement through the identification of current workflows, maximizing and standardizing use of PCO, and documentation of procedures and step-by-step tools on PCO use.
  6. Manage implementation of new functionality in PCO, to include a project plan, workflow analysis, software design, modification, and configuration, development of procedures and training tools, user training, go live, and go post go live support and monitoring.
  7. Provides support for the reporting of PCO data to the quality team for internal use, submission to HPMS, and submission to DataPace2.
  8. Provides support for the quality audits with oversight of the monthly chart audits and focused assessment audits, including follow-up actions.
  9. Provides management oversight of the remote ICD-10 diagnosis coding performed by the contracted coding vendor. Facilitates internal PACE procedures for tracking, monitoring, and entry of diagnoses codes in PCO to support diagnosis and risk adjustment reporting, ensuring optimal capture of all diagnoses for participants.
  10. Facilitates responses for the monthly Capstone coding audit to submit back to vendor, following up with providers and other individuals with specific findings and improved documentation required, as needed.
  11. Facilitates the dissemination of the biannual HCC Opportunity (HOPP) reports to providers and clinics at each site and the processes to ensure providers are addressing appropriate opportunities in face-to-face visit notes.
  12. Serve as Site Administrator for Northland PACE Staff access to outside organization’s electronic medical record (EMR) systems, including the North Dakota Immunization Information System.
  13. Oversees monitoring of the accurate entry and delivery of emergency room, ambulance, and hospitalization services into PCO, as well as for completion of associated change forms, following up with users to provide education and retraining as needed.
  14. Monitors, monthly, to ensure users are addressing draft progress notes in a timely manner.
  15. Provides back-up for monitoring of overdue service recordings in PCO, working with supervisors of each discipline to address all overdue services.
  16. Monitors, monthly, the Pend report from the claims system, working with the Finance team to clear authorized items form the Pend, and working with site managers and nursing team members to clear items from the Pend that were not entered.
  17. Annually, prepares the enrollee contact file for submission to the vendor responsible for the HOSM survey.
  18. Provides direct supervision to the Medical Record Specialist in the Northland PACE Bismarck site.
  19. Oversees the medical record operations for all Northland PACE sites.
  20. Other duties as assigned.

 


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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 05/31/2019

 

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 – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 05/31/2019

 

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

Part Time  -      : 05/31/2019

 

    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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