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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 09/30/2018

 

Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Northland PACE Program Board of Directors and the President of NHA, responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing monitoring of the Quality Management Program.

 

Primary Responsibilities: The duties of the Quality Management Coordinator shall include, but are not limited to:

  1. Develops annual Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) plan, inclusive of associated audits, in conjunction the Quality Improvement Steering Committee (QISC), which is inclusive of the President, Executive Director, Medical Director and Compliance Manager.
  2. Gain annual Northland PACE Board approval of the QAPI.
  3. Provide for quarterly review of indicators contained within the QAPI which may include correspondence, memos, reports, maintenance of files and/or records pertaining to QAPI and the Quality Improvement (QI) Teams/QISC.
  4. Coordinates all QI team and QISC activities including working directly with each team lead in determination of agenda setting and working outside team meetings to assist all QI Team members with quality improvement initiatives.
  5. Maintains all processes associated to the maintenance of the Northland PACE Policy and Procedure Manual, ensuring the proper review and approval of all policies through the QISC and ultimately the Northland PACE Board of Directors.
  6. Compliance to policy and procedure as spelled out within the Northland PACE Policy and Procedures through documented surveillance, data collection and analysis; responding to identified issues, reporting and making recommendations to the QI Teams, QISC and President.
  7. Maintains designated quality processes in all PACE sites and identifies areas of quality improvement.
  8. Facilitates the completion of participant satisfaction and feedback surveys.
  9. Coordination of the grievance processes.
  10. Has responsibility for planning, preparations and reporting in relation to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) PACE Audit Process and Data Request to ensure readiness for CMS Audits and ensures that Corrective Action Plans (CAPS) are implemented, followed, audited and recorded in a timely manner.
  11. Complete all required Level I reporting and ensures accuracy of data being reported.
  12. Review of and tracking the completion of Level II Reporting.
  13. Completion of all required DataPACE3 indicators and ensures accuracy of data being reported.
  14. Completes all other duties as assigned; The position may be modified as structure and implementation may require the addition of needed duties to be more effective with quality in the near future.

 


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CNA

 
Northland PACE – Dickinson

Full Time  -      : 09/30/2018

 

Job Summary: Performs various types of nursing care under the supervision of the site manager and/or nursing in the day center and in participant homes.

 

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

 

  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.

  1. Assists with transporting and escorting of participants to outside medical appointments as

needed.

  1. Assists with transporting of participants to and from the day center as needed.
  2. Assists participants to transfer and ambulate as instructed by Nursing or Physical Therapy.
  3. 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.
  4. Provides assistance with one-on-one or list shopping for participants.
  5. Provides care to participants in a positive, nurturing, professional manner.
  6. Maintains a clean, neat environment to enhance participant safety.
  7. Insures that supplies and equipment necessary for patient care are stored in an organized,

efficient and safe manner.

  1. Provides light housekeeping and laundry services for Participants in their homes.
  2. Is an advocate for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE Program.
  3. Consults with Clinic Nursing, Home Care Nursing regarding problems that require increased nursing input.
  4. Follows the individualized care plans for Participants’ as written by the Interdisciplinary

team (IDT).

  1. Shares Participants’ concerns and completes grievances per policy.
  2. Assists with day center tasks including but not limited to assisting with lunch, assistance with activities and cleaning as needed.
  3. Keeps abreast of current Certified Nursing Assistant knowledge, especially in the field of

geriatrics by attending professional conferences and in-services.

  1. Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and staff meetings as needed.
  2. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program/and St. Benedict’s Health Center

policies and procedures.

  1. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.

 


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Northland PACE – Dickinson

 -      : 09/30/2018

 

Job Summary: Responsible for all contacts with potential participants from inquiry to enrollment, including regularly scheduled follow up with leads not enrolled. This position will be a dual role: Social Work part-time as well as Intake/Enrollment Coordinator.

 

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
  1. Participate in marketing activities as requested, which includes performing presentations.

 


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Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 09/30/2018

 

Job Summary: The Therapeutic Activities Center Manager plans and coordinates the PACE Program therapeutic recreational activities and manages the daily operations of the day center program.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

Interdisciplinary team participation:

    1. Performs an initial, semi-annual, annual assessment, and unscheduled assessments for all participants.
    2. Develops and continuously oversees, monitors, evaluates, and updates the therapeutic recreation problems, measureable outcomes, goals, and interventions of each participant’s care plan.
    3. Carries out discipline specific interventions on the care plan that address the medical, functional, psychosocial, and cognitive needs of each participant.
    4. Appropriately documents all participant encounters by recording interactions, signing, and dating documentation in a timely manner.
    5. Engages in effective communications, interactive problem solving, and the exchange of information between team members.
    6. Participates in daily interdisciplinary team and morning meetings.
    7. Participates in scheduled care planning meetings.
    8. Participates in initial, semi-annual and annual participant care conferences.
    9. Participates in required PACE staff meetings.

 

  1. Therapeutic and recreational activities management:
    1. Oversees the daily operations of the activities department.
    2. Develops and implements a wide range of activities tailored to the social, emotional, recreational, therapeutic, physical, etc. needs and limitations of frail, elderly persons.
    3. Plans and implements daily activity schedule, including, but not limited to: group, individual, recreational, therapeutic activities as well as activities both in and out of the center.
    4. Creates monthly activities calendars and distributes to participants
    5. Schedules outside entertainment and educational programs for participants as part of the therapeutic recreation program.
    6. Advises and directs activities aids of care plans and participant updates as needed.
    7. Carriers out (individually or with the support of designated CNAs) scheduled activities in the day center.
    8. Involves of participants in recreational programming as appropriate.
    9. Ensures daily documentation of service delivery for activities in the electronic medical record.
    10. Adheres to department budget parameters and keeps records of expenditures for activity supplies and equipment.
    11. Participates in annual budget planning.

 

  1. Day center management:
    1. Oversees the daily operations of the day center.
    2. Oversees the CNAs assigned to the day center.
    3. Gathers participant preferences around day center attendance.
    4. Ensures daily documentation of service delivery for day center attendance in the electronic medical record.
    5. Maintains a welcoming, clean, tidy, and safe environment for participants.
    6. Ensures that participant’s location is known while at the day center by enforcing check-in and –out protocols.
    7. Ensures that day the center code of conduct is followed by participants and staff in the day center.
    8. Performs the orientation of new participants to the day center.
    9. Adheres to department budget parameters and keeps records of expenditures for the day center program.
    10. Participates in annual budget planning.

 

  1. Day center meal service oversite (in the absence of an on-site registered dietitian or nutritionist)
    1. Collaborates with the registered dietitian (Bismarck) to oversee the daily operations of the kitchen within the day center.
    2. Collaborates with the registered dietitian (Bismarck) to carry out daily snack and meal service in the day center.
    3. Attends Serve Safe Food Handler and implements best practices and ensures they are followed by CNAs and any other staff engaged in food handling.
    4. Ensures daily documentation of service delivery for meal service in the electronic medical record or intake as directed by the plan of care.
    5. Oversees CNAs providing and/or assists with daily snack and meal service.
    6. Orders daily meals on wheels for participants attending the day center.
    7. Ensures that kitchen area remains clean and tidy.
    8. Ensures daily kitchen temperature logs are completed are completed per policy.
    9. Ensures daily food temperatures are completed per policy.
    10. Ensures that food storage (i.e. left-overs) is completed per policy.
    11. In collaboration with the registered dietitian (Bismarck), adheres to department budget parameters and keeps records of expenditures for the dietary program.
    12. In collaboration with the registered dietitian (Bismarck), participates in annual budget planning.

 

  1. Training and competencies provision:
    1. Performs training and supervises CNAs performing activities within the day center.
    2. Performs initial and annual activity competencies for CNAs or other staff conducting activities.
    3. Provides general instructions and education regarding principles of activity/recreational therapy to staff members as needed.
    4. In collaboration with the Registered Dietitian (Bismarck), performs training and supervises CNAs performing food handling/meal service within the day center.
    5. In collaboration with the Registered Dietitian (Bismarck), performs initial and annual food handling/meal service competencies for CNAs or other staff conducting food handling/meal service.
    6. Provides general instructions and education regarding Serve Safe food handling to staff members as needed.

 

  1. Volunteer management:
    1. In collaboration with the Site Manager, screens and selects volunteers.
    2. Oversees the orientation of volunteers.
    3. Supervises volunteers.
    4. Records volunteer hours and provides reports as needed to Site Manger.

 

  1. Other duties as assigned.

 

 


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Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 09/30/2018

 

Job Summary: Drivers pick up and deliver passengers on a door-through-door basis to and from destinations according to a pre-arranged schedule.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Transports participants to and from their homes to the PACE Center.
  2. Transports participants to and from outside medical appointments.
  3. Follows the transportation manifest to pick up and drop off participants in a timely manner.
  4. Provide participants with door- through- door service, assisting passengers on and off the vehicle and aids in carrying passengers’ personal belongings as needed.
  5. Secures each passenger in the vehicle before the vehicle is in motion.
  6. Follows all traffic laws while operating the PACE vehicles.
  7. Prioritize unexpected schedule changes and communicates with the Transportation Coordinator accordingly.
  8. Transports and delivers medical supplies to participant homes as directed.
  9. Transports and delivers medications to participant homes as directed.
  10. Transports and delivers durable/home medical equipment to participant homes as directed.
  11. Notifies nursing department immediately of any passenger boarding, on board, or de boarding injuries.
  12. Responsible for security of the vehicle and keys when in possession.
  13. 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.
  14. Completes Mileage log and Vehicle control sheets for all transportation vehicles.
  15. Keeps interior and exterior vehicle clean.
  16. Reports to Transportation Coordinator/IDT any participant observations made in the home or in the PACE vehicles that need that are pertinent to care and service delivery.
  17. Reports immediately to Transportation Coordinator/Site Manager all company vehicle accidents and any citation issued for any reason.
  18. Reports to Transportation Coordinator/Site Manager by the next business day any accident or moving violations while in personal vehicle.
  19. Report passenger or caregiver complaints by completing a grievance report.
  20. Keeps in regular contact with receptionist and/or staff at the PACE office by cell phone.
  21. Other duties as assigned.

 

 


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Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 09/30/2018

 

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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CNA

 
Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 09/30/2018

 

    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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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Part Time  -      : 10/31/2018

 

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

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