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Clinic RN

 
Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time -   : Open until filled

Apply online at www.northlandpace.com or email cover letter and resume to Amanda Erickson at aerickson@northlandhealth.com

Job Summary: Supervises Northland PACE nursing staff to ensure regulatory compliance and quality while maintaining an optimal level of independence for participants.  Works within an Interdisciplinary Care Team setting and is responsible for the implementation of nursing care plan and coordination of nursing services. 

Primary Responsibilities:  Under limited supervision and in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws/regulations:

a.    Completes RN assessment during initial, semi-annual, annual and significant change evaluations
b.    Ensures participants care plan is reflective of all nursing interventions and participant diagnoses
c.    Initiates preventative nursing care procedures as appropriate for the participants’ care and safety
d.    Completes participant cares scheduled within the day center and in participants homes as needed
e.    Collaborates with the Home Care Nurse about teaching needs of participants and families 
f.    Implements, directs, evaluates and provides oversight of nursing care and care provided by certified nursing assistants. 
g.    Collaborates with provider to facilitate PACE appointments, participant needs and plans/follow-up for specialty appointments and medical orders
h.    Assists with preparation for interdisciplinary team meetings and ensuring that all updates for participants and needed appointments are added to the schedule 
i.    Communicates regularly with pharmacy regarding prescription changes and ensuring that participant MAR is up to date
j.    Provides care to participants in a positive, nurturing, professional manner. 
k.    Provides health teaching to participants with complex nursing needs
l.    Triages and ensures assessments are completed on participants reporting any sudden illness or onset of illness at home.
m.    Is flexible and able to adjust schedule to meet complex needs of participants.
n.    Consults with other staff members regarding any concerns about appointments, complaints or other anticipated/discovered needs identified during assessments.
o.    Works with social worker regarding family and caregiver in caring for homebound participants.
p.    Maintains accurate records of all nursing services provided to participant in EMR
q.    Participates in Quality Improvement activities as requested
r.    Collaborates with hospital for any participant hospitalized
s.    Collaborates with nursing facility weekly for any participants residing in nursing facility

Employment Specifications:

Education:

Degree in nursing from an accredited college or university.

Experience:

At least two years’ as staff nurse, preferred.

One year’s experience with frail or elderly population.

 

1-6  Certified Nursing Assistants

Licensure, registry or certification required:

Current unencumbered North Dakota Nursing License.

Special Training:

Must be able to work effectively with an interdisciplinary team.  Must be able to communicate effectively.  Must possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to adapt to change in a positive/professional manner. Must meet standardized competencies for standards of medical care and established for position.  Must be medically cleared for communicable diseases.  Must have all immunizations up to date before engaging in direct participant contact.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to see, hear, and verbally communicate.  Must be able to move about freely and possess manual dexterity and visual acuity. Must able to lift, turn, and roll over participants.

Working Conditions:

Primarily inside, well-lit, climate controlled environment. Will require travel in various weather elements (rain, snow, cold, heat etc.) Will require frequent home visits. Potential exposure to infectious disease and environmental hazards.  Frequent home visits. Reliable transportation required.