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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.
After Hours 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
Blue Ridge PACE is looking for talented, experienced employees who have an interest in working with older adults. Blue Ridge continues to GROW and we have an exciting opportunity for a Cook Assistant. The qualified candidate will work under the supervision of the Cook and Food Services Manager. The Cook Assistant prepares food in accordance with standard recipes and procedures and food production sheets based on preparation schedules. Responsible for the safe handling and storage of food based on recommended guidance from Department of Health. The Cook Assisstant will assist with the preparation of other specialty items as required for special functions and parties. Responsible for conducting routine quality checks and documenting same. Will also be responsible for dishwashing and general routine kitchen clean up. EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED; certificate from a related vocational school or 5 years of work experience and 2 years experience as a commercial cook required. LICENSURE: Va Department of Health Food Service Handlers Card and/or ServSafe Certification preferred. EXPERIENCE: Minimum two years previous commerical cooking experience required. Experience working with an elderly population preferred. HOURS: 30 hours/week; Monday through Friday daytime hours. We offer a competitive salary, compensation package and benefits to include: tuition assistance, 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 within the 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.
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.