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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.

Current opportunities

Clinic RN
CLINIC RN 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.

Home Care Manager, RN
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.

LPN Home Care Coordinator
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 Participant's 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 driver's 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

Pharmacist
Riverside Health System is currently seeking a labor pool (as needed) Pharmacist at our facility in Charlottesville, VA. Job Summary: May be designated as pharmacist-in-charge per VBOP regulations. Provides required oversight for pharmaceutical services pharmacy technicians, including preparation and dispensing of drugs and clinical pharmacy services. Ensures pharmacy customer/patients receive medications in a timely manner. Maximizes customer/patient quality of service within boundaries of expertise. Performs all duties per state board regulations. Must work effectively with minimal supervision. Must maintain a professional decorum at all times. Performs other duties as assigned. Education: BS or Pharm D from an accredited school of pharmacy. Licensure: Registration with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy required. Current licensure by the state of Virginia and in good standing. Current, valid driver's license and acceptable driving record required upon hire and to be maintained during employment. Must also have reliable transportation to travel to facilities. Experience: Must have one year previous work experience working with the frail and elderly. Strong clinical pharmacy experience required. Hospital pharmacy experience preferred. Geriatric experience highly desirable. Must be able-read and comprehend, manipulate numbers, and interpret data. Comprehensive knowledge of medication use process.

Scheduler - Home Care
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, 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. 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. Collects and verifies contract aide notes and maintains documentation. Responsible for payment authorization of agency provided care, faxes referral and plan of care to contract agencies and coordinates aide services, 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: None required; certified nursing aide 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 8:00am-4:30pm and rotates call after hours

Senior Nurse Manager
Blue Ridge 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. PACE located in Charlottesville, VA is seeking a full time Senior Nurse Manager. The Senior Nurse Manager works under the general supervision of the Site Director. Responsibilities include daily operational and management oversight of the PACE Center, direct operational oversight of Home Care and Clinic Services and all care provided by nursing staff. Ensures the completion of the initial, six month and annual nursing assessments of participants by registered nurses as well as the development of the nursing Plan of Care (POC) for each participant. The Senior Nurse Manager is responsible to ensure that continued monitoring of the health needs of PACE Participants is being performed and met by all nursing staff in the home, center and community. Serves as a member of the PACE Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) and regularly attends scheduled meetings. As the senior clinical leader for the Center, in cooperation with the Physician is responsible for clinical and utilization management oversight for all participants. Responsible for oversight of referrals to outside medical appointments for PACE participants are coordinated and services have been authorized. Assumes the Site Director's responsibilities in his/her absence to ensure continuity of operations, to include facilitation of the IDT. 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 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 an acute, clinical or skilled care setting is 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 an acute, clinical or skilled care setting is required. Clinical Case Management experience highly desired. 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 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 in an emergency situation. Must be able to travel on as needed basis. This position may require climbing, kneeling, stooping, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting and restraining. 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. Frequent 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 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday. Must be able to work varying shifts - 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: tuition assistance, Health, Dental, Retirement, Life Insurance and much more!!! A Program of the Commonwealth of VA EOE

Universal Care Partner, Nurse Aide
Blue Ridge PACE is growing and looking for talented, experienced employees who have an interest in working with older adults. 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, Nurse Aide works under the general supervision of the Recreation Activities Day Center Manager or the Home Care Manager. The position performs tasks both withinthe PACE day center and the PACE participants homes which support the social, physical and cognitive functioning of seniors with impairments. These services include activities of daily living, restorative care and recreational activities. May accompany participants during bus/van transportation as needed and requested. The UCP demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care which includes: assisting with recreational activities; participatory activities such as bingo and board games; memory stimulation games; motor activities and engaging participant in conversations; serving and assisting in the feeding of participants; personal care to include grooming, bathing and toileting; changing linens; escorting participants to medical appointments; assisting transportation department Drivers with participants on and off the vans and occasional laundry. Will also be required to provide care in the participant's home a minimum of 1 weekend a month. Supports and lives out the Riverside Care Difference. EDUCATION: High School graduate or equivalent. Graduate of State of Virginia approved Nurse Aide Training Program. LICENSURE: Licensed by the State of Virginia as a Certified Nursing Assistant (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 during employment. EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 1 year experience with a frail and elderly population required. Previous experience in the field of Nurse Aide, Personal Companion, Personal Care Aide preferred. HOURS: Ability to work varying shifts between 6am-6pm Monday through Friday. If assigned to provide care in the participant's home hours are day shift, evening shift and weekend shift. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to move about in the home and facility and stand or sit for extended periods of time. Ability to lift, push, stoop and pull in order to ambulate/transport patients assisted and unassisted. Must be able to exert up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally and 10-25 pounds of force frequently and up to 10 pounds of force constantly.

Requirements
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.

Eligibility