Work among amazing people
What if, instead of giving up the things you hold most dear, you had the opportunity to add things that would enrich your life? That's the whole idea behind PACE - the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. And it can make a profound difference in the lives of older adults and those who love and care for them.
PACE empowers those who join the program to remain in their homes by providing comprehensive medical and social services. We help older adults continue to live in the homes and community they love, while visiting us for the compassionate, quality care they need.
We are searching for experienced, dedicated individuals to join our interdisciplinary team of professionals.
After Hours Call RN
Blue Ridge PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) is a community based program which provides patients with all necessary health services while they stay in their homes. PACE covers many different types of services including a day center, personal care in the home, Lifeline emergency response system, transportation to appointments, delivery of medical supplies, therapy, as well as inpatient services. We have an exciting opportunity for an After Hours RN. This position works under the supervision of the Home Care Manager in cooperation with the Clinic RN. The AHC RN makes proactive visits and calls to participants based on the recommendation of the clinical team and the IDT. The AHC RN also responds timely to all after hours calls in order to triage the participants needs and determine appropriate response or treatment to include performing a home visit, communicating with the provider on call and/or visiting/coordinating care at a facility if necessary. Provides clinical guidance and education to the PACE participant, family and caregivers as needed. Responsible for facility transition planning when on call in cooperation with the PACE RN.; The PACE After Hours Care RN collaborates with the PACE Clinic Team to deliver exceptional patient care which is participant-focused, proactive, compassionate and effective. Supports and lives out the Riverside Care Difference. If you would like to make a difference in the lives of seniors, apply today! EDUCATION: Minimum of a diploma from an accredited School of Professional Nursing (RN) required, BSN preferred. LICENSURE: Licensed RN or board eligible by the State of Virginia or compact state. Must have or obtain BLS per departmental requirements. Current valid driver's license and acceptable driving record required upon hire and to be maintained during employment. Must have reliable transportation to make visits to patient's homes as needed. EXPERIENCE: Experience preferred in acute care and home care setting. HOURS: Full Time, On-Call Hours to be 5pm-8am We offer a competitive salary, compensation package and benefits to include: tuition assistance, Health, Dental, Retirement, Life Insurance and much more!!! A Program of the Commonwealth of VA EOE
Home Care Manager, RN
Blue Ridge PACE is looking for talented, experienced professionals who have an interest in working with older adults. Blue Ridge PACE is currently seeking a full-time Home Care Manager, RN. PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly) is a community-based program which provides patients with all necessary health services while they stay in their homes. It covers many different types of services including a day center, personal care in the home, home based emergency response system, transportation to appointments, delivery of medical supplies, therapy, as well as inpatient services. JOB SUMMARY: Works under the supervision of the PACE Senior Nurse Manager, oversees the day to day operations of the PACE In-Home Services program. Responsible for all in-home services staff, including RNs, LPNs, Schedulers and Office Assistants. Assists leadership in the policy formation, program development and implementation and annual budgeting. Provides supervisory visits to home care staff (RN, LPN, UCP) in the field to evaluate skills, customer service and general performance. Assists with initial, annual and change in condition assessments as needed in the participant's home environment. Coordinates plan of care with appropriate community resources and the IDT. Acts as the liaison between any contract agencies and PACE, including facility settings such as assisted living and nursing facilities. When appropriate, provides direct care and education to participants and families in the home setting and documents accordingly in the medical record. Communicates changes in participant condition and progress to the IDT and Home Care team members. In the absence of the Sr. Nurse Manager may function in that role as requested by the Site Director. Supports and lives out the Riverside Care Difference. EDUCATION:Bachelor's Degree in Nursing - If hired, employee agrees to obtain his or her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree no later than 5 years (60 months) from date of hire. LICENSURE: Licensed RN or board eligible by the State of Virginia or compact state. Must have or obtain BLS per departmental requirements. Current valid driver's license and acceptable driving record required upon hire and to be maintained throughout employment. Must have reliable transportation to make visits to patient's homes as needed. CPR Certification and First Aid training required and must be maintained current throughout employment. EXPERIENCE: Must have minimum of 1 year working experience with the frail and elderly population. 5 years of RN nursing experience in healthcare, preferably in a geriatric or community setting (home, residential or acute) required. 15+ years of LPN experience and/or healthcare management experience will be considered in lieu of 5 years of RN nursing experience. 2 years of managerial experience in healthcare, preferably in a geriatric or community setting (home, residential or acute) required. 2+ years home care nursing experience highly preferred. ADDITIONAL: Must demonstrate ability to communicate, perform and train the required skills necessary for providing routine nursing care both in a clinic or home setting. Must demonstrate competency and ability to use computer and working knowledge of computer based software as applicable. Must have excellent communication skills both verbal and written necessary to positively engage and interact with staff, physicians, participants and their care givers and facility visitors. Must be professional in appearance and manner, recognize own limits. Must demonstrate strong leadership, interpersonal and problem solving skills with the ability to foster a strong interdisciplinary teamwork environment. Responds and provides direction and guidance in a positive manner. Seek and provide help and guidance as appropriate. Serves as a role model for all staff members to include students, interns, and volunteers. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Must be able to sit/walk/stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to quickly respond in an emergency situation. Must have the ability to move in and out of the facility unassisted; walk, stand or sit for extended periods of time. Must be able to travel on as needed basis. Ability to analyze data and arrive at logical conclusions for operating and budgeting purposes. Comprehensive knowledge of general nursing theory and practice, to include basic disciplines related to nursing (such as biological, physical, social and medical sciences) with thorough knowledge of the underlying principles of care management, treatment and nursing procedures. Must maintain strong working knowledge of organization, policies and procedures of the facility. Requires higher level of comprehension, observation abilities, demonstrate memory for details, and exhibit independent decision making abilities. To also include knowledge of PACE regulatory policies, procedures and accreditation standards required. Possible exposure to body fluids, needle puncture wounds and communicable diseases. Occasional exposure to toxic chemicals used for disinfection, hot water and specialty equipment that requires knowledge and training. Occasional exposure to chemotherapy agents. HOURS: To work primarily day shift 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday. Must be able to work evening shift, weekend shift and on-call as needed based on participant's care needs. We offer a competitive salary, compensation package and benefits to include: relocation assistance, tuition assistance, Health, Dental, Retirement, Life Insurance and much more!!
Blue Ridge PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly) is a community-based program which provides participants with all necessary health services while they stay in their homes. PACE covers many different types of services including a day center, personal care in the home, transportation to appointments, therapy, as well as inpatient services. We have an exciting opportunity for a Full Time Recreation Therapist. This position works under the supervision of the Recreation Therapy Manager to develop and provide quality activity and therapeutic recreation services for participants to include psycho-educational groups, fitness, and expressive therapies. Maintains space, equipment, and supplies for the provision of recreation therapy services. Actively performs as a member of the interdisciplinary team and demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide interventions appropriate to the age of the patient or resident served. Requirements EDUCATION: Bachelors degree in Therapeutic Recreation; Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist required, may be pending upon hire EXPERIENCE: Requires at least 2 years full time experience working with patients in the field of aging, adult daycare or long term care, social/activity or recreational program providing and coordinating services for a frail or elderly population within the last 5 years, one (1) of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting. HOURS: Monday through Friday; 8-5
Universal Care Partner, Nurse Aide
PACE is a community-based program which provides participants with all necessary health services while they stay in their homes. It covers many different types of services including a day center, personal care in the home; home based emergency response system, transportation to appointments, delivery of medical supplies, therapy, as well as inpatient services. The Universal Care Partner (Certified Nursing Assistant) works under the general supervision of the Home Care Services Manager and Day Room Supervisor. The position performs tasks in the PACE Day Center and the Participant's home which support the social, physical and cognitive functioning of seniors with impairments. The Universal Care Partner demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide and/or assist with appropriate care to include: personal care (feeding, grooming, bathing, toileting), home services to include laundry, memory stimulation activities (social, recreational), motor activities, escorting to medical appointments, shopping, assisting with transportation of participants to and from the facility utilizing the facility transportation vans and other activities as directed by the Participant's plan of care (POC). Assists with any identified needs of the participant in their home that will enable the Participant to perform at the greatest level of independence possible. EDUCATION: High School graduate or GED equivalent required. Must also be registered by the Virginia Department of Health Professions as a certified nurse aide. LICENSURE: Licensed or license eligible by the State of Virginia as a Certified Nursing Assistnat (CNA) required. Proof of current, valid driver's license and acceptable driving record required upon hire and to be maintained during employment. CPR Certification and First Aid training must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained throughout employment. EXPERIENCE: Minimum one (1) year experience working with the frail and/or elderly population required. Previous experience as Nurse Aide preferred. HOURS: Ability to work varying shifts (day shift, early evenings and weekend shifts) based on participant's home care needs.
To become a member of our PACE Team, we require:
- a minimum of 1 year experience working with a frail and elderly population;
- a satisfactory criminal history and reference background checks per licensing;
- a valid Virginia driver's license with 5 years satisfactory driving record;
- the ability to travel throughout the Charlottesville area.
PACE is a program of the Commonwealth of Virginia.