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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.
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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 Senior Nurse Manager and is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating the total nursing care of assigned patients. The RN utilizes communication, critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making to create a care plan for each patient based on psychosocial and cultural diversity needs. Responsible for supervising and delegating personnel (RN, LPN, MA, UCPs) working directly with him/her to ensure optimum patient care and promotion of participants' health, safety and well-being. Manages the flow of the clinic by leading staff in providing medical and nursing care ensuring high quality standards. Coordinates services with the primary care team and acts a liaison with the family and/or caregivers. Triages and assesses participants as needed and acts as a gatekeeper for daily clinic scheduling. Provides skilled nursing care to participants, implements orders, develops appropriate plans for care and communicates participant's condition and follow-up to caregivers, providers and IDT. Teaches the participant, caregiver, family and staff in nursing care to meet needs. Partners with After-Hours Care RNs and Home Care RNs to anticipate and meet participant needs for assessment, care, support and education. Lives the Riverside Care Difference every day. 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. 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. A minimum of 2 years of RN nursing experience in healthcare, preferably in an acute, home care or long term care setting is required. 6+ years of LPN experience will be considered in lieu of 2 years of RN nursing experience. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Able to manipulate computer proficiently. The ability to give patient injections, start IV's, change dressings, using fine motor skills, precise hand/eye coordination. Ability to use computer software applications to enter patient data into electronic medical record and view information in systems. Must be able to assess the patient's condition, formulate a plan of care, select appropriate interventions, evaluate patient response to care/ treatment, and to explain and teach patients about their condition/ recovery. Requires higher level of mental faculties accompanied by short term and long term memory. Ability to hear body system sounds, alarms and verbal orders. Ability to touch to distinguish change in patients. Ability to visually assess patient. Frequent exposure to body fluids, needle puncture wounds and communicable diseases; occasional exposure to chemotherapy and radiation. Personal injury due to moving and handling of patients. Ability to develop positive interactions with patients, families, physicians and staff in order to effectively care for the patient. Requires constant (activity that exists 2/3 or more of the time) walking and standing, pushing, pulling, stooping, lifting and ability to move throughout the facility in order to provide patient care. Must be able to respond in an emergency situation. Ability to use lifting techniques/equipment. Must be able to exert up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally (activity that exists up to 1/3 of the time) and or 10-25 pounds of force frequently (activity that exists 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. HOURS: Primarily Monday through Friday 8:00am 5:00pm with evenings, weekends and on-call as needed to meet the needs of the patients and business.
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 are recruiting for a Facility Manager. This position Works under the general supervision of the PACE Site Director. Oversees the operations and staff of PACE Center Environmental services and Maintenance. Responsible for overall upkeep and appearance of the PACE Center and its cleanliness. Manages vendor and contractor relationships and coordinates purchasing for the PACE program. LICENSURE: Journeyman trade licensure or certification preferred. Universal EPA CFC/HCFC Refrigerant Certification preferred. Must have current valid driver's license and acceptable driving record. EDUCATION: Bachelors degree in Business, Finance or related field preferred. Applicable experience can be a substitute. EXPERIENCE: Facility management experience in a health care setting preferred. Experience with service contracts and operations a plus. HOURS: Day shift 8:00am to 5:00 pm, On-call responsibilities 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 Coordinator, LPN
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 a Home Care Coordinator, LPN. This position works under the supervision of the Home Care Manager. This coordinator is responsible for evaluating and updating the PACE Participants Plan of Care (POC) as it relates to their home care needs, per the requirements of this position in the PACE Regulations. Is a member of the PACE Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) and regularly attends IDT meetings. Conducts environmental home evaluations as needed and assists with the formulation of the POC for in-home care and services. This includes home care aide services, DME, incontinence supplies and respite care. Oversees coordination of care for contracted agencies of PACE employed aide staff. Responsible for day to day operations of in-home UCP services. In cooperation with the Manager, interviews potential candidates. Works with scheduler to ensure home care is delivered effectively and efficient with no lapses in service. EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited school of practical nursing with diploma required. LICENSURE: Proof of current LPN licensure in the state of Virginia in good standing required. Requires proof of current, valid drivers license in good standing and acceptable driving record, CPR Certification and First Aid training required and must be maintained current throughout employment. EXPERIENCE: At least two years LPN clinical, skilled nursing, or home care experience required, three or more years preferred. Must have minimum of one year experience working with the frail or elderly population. Supervisory experience preferred. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Excellent communication skills both verbal and written; with the ability to speak clearly and communicate effectively to staff and participants. Must demonstrate ability to perform 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 be professional in appearance and manner, recognize own limits. Must demonstrate ability to work effectively with culturally, economically and educationally diverse populations in order to form positive work relationships and interact withal participants, participants families, PACE visitors, physicians, and staff. Responds in a positive manner to direction and guidance. Seek help and guidance as appropriate. Serves as a role model for students and staff members. Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Ability to move throughout facility and stand or sit for extended periods of time. Must be able to quickly respond to emergency situations. Must be able to travel from client home to client home and enter/exit residence unassisted. Must be able to assist clients with activities of daily living that require frequent pushing, moving, lifting of clients, frequent positioning of clients, giving baths and ambulating clients which may require much physical effort. This position may require climbing, squatting, stooping, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting and restraining. 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 treatment and nursing procedures. Must be able to work effectively in an interdisciplinary teamwork environment. Must maintain working knowledge of organization, policies and procedures of the facility. Requires higher level of mental abilities accompanied by good short-term memory, observes and must demonstrate memory for details. To also include knowledge of PACE regulatory policies, procedures and distinguish changes in patient. Must demonstrate good visual and hearing acuity in order to assess participant and directly observe employees for evaluation purposes. Must demonstrate the ability to hear sounds, alarms and verbal directions; assess and respond quickly to emergency situations. Frequent exposure to body fluids, needle puncture wounds and communicable diseases; occasional exposure to chemotherapy and radiation. Personal injury due to moving and handling of patients. HOURS: Mainly Day shift between the hours of 8:00 am 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, with other hours as needed by facility. On-call coverage after hours and weekends. 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
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 a Scheduler of our Universal Care Partners providing services in our participants homes as well as the day center. Works under the general supervision of the Home Care Manager. Responsible for scheduling of aide services to PACE participants in their place of residence and at the PACE center. Maintains schedule and log to include number of aide hours and days of provided services, also assists with timekeeping for Aide staff. Completes monthly reports on service utilization/number of hours provided. Coordinates aide services in the center and homes, assists with orienting PACE aides to new participants and reviewing plan of care; responsible for assisting in follow up regarding concerns and issues relating to aides and keeping home care manager informed of same, communicates requests for changes in the plan of care from participants to home care manager; participates in case conferences as required. EDUCATION: Minimum of High School Diploma or GED required. Additional education or certification in an administrative or medical field preferred. LICENSURE: Certified nursing aide highly preferred. Current, valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record required. Must maintain satisfactory driving record throughout employment. Must have reliable transportation to travel to patient homes. EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 1 year experience working with the frail and elderly population required. Two years experience with scheduling, staffing and/or home care/private duty/personal care experience preferred. Basic computer skills required. Must have the ability to hear and speak clearly in order to communicate effectively to staff and participants. HOURS: Must be able to work primarily Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:30pm. Additional hours including evening and weekends as needed to meet the needs of the department and participants.
Universal Care Partner, Nurse Aide
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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.