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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Full Time  -      : 09/30/2018

 

Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Northland PACE Program Board of Directors and the President of NHA, responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing monitoring of the Quality Management Program.

 

Primary Responsibilities: The duties of the Quality Management Coordinator shall include, but are not limited to:

  1. Develops annual Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) plan, inclusive of associated audits, in conjunction the Quality Improvement Steering Committee (QISC), which is inclusive of the President, Executive Director, Medical Director and Compliance Manager.
  2. Gain annual Northland PACE Board approval of the QAPI.
  3. Provide for quarterly review of indicators contained within the QAPI which may include correspondence, memos, reports, maintenance of files and/or records pertaining to QAPI and the Quality Improvement (QI) Teams/QISC.
  4. Coordinates all QI team and QISC activities including working directly with each team lead in determination of agenda setting and working outside team meetings to assist all QI Team members with quality improvement initiatives.
  5. Maintains all processes associated to the maintenance of the Northland PACE Policy and Procedure Manual, ensuring the proper review and approval of all policies through the QISC and ultimately the Northland PACE Board of Directors.
  6. Compliance to policy and procedure as spelled out within the Northland PACE Policy and Procedures through documented surveillance, data collection and analysis; responding to identified issues, reporting and making recommendations to the QI Teams, QISC and President.
  7. Maintains designated quality processes in all PACE sites and identifies areas of quality improvement.
  8. Facilitates the completion of participant satisfaction and feedback surveys.
  9. Coordination of the grievance processes.
  10. Has responsibility for planning, preparations and reporting in relation to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) PACE Audit Process and Data Request to ensure readiness for CMS Audits and ensures that Corrective Action Plans (CAPS) are implemented, followed, audited and recorded in a timely manner.
  11. Complete all required Level I reporting and ensures accuracy of data being reported.
  12. Review of and tracking the completion of Level II Reporting.
  13. Completion of all required DataPACE3 indicators and ensures accuracy of data being reported.
  14. Completes all other duties as assigned; The position may be modified as structure and implementation may require the addition of needed duties to be more effective with quality in the near future.

 


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Northland PACE – Bismarck

Part Time  -      : 10/31/2018

 

Job Summary: Responsible for all nursing services provided to participants in the home as assigned by the Director of Nursing or Home Care Coordinators.

 

Primary Responsibilities: The Home Care Nurse’s duties shall include, but not be limited to:

 

  1. Provides nursing care for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE Program as directed by Director of Nursing or Home Care Coordinators.
  2. Assesses participants’ needs and reports to Home Care Coordinator or Director of Nursing and carries out appropriate nursing care as needed.
  3. Performs evaluation of episodic complaints. Refers to other providers as appropriate.
  4. Provides nursing care in the home setting as care plan and Nursing team deems necessary based on assessment/reassessment of participant needs.
  5. Participates in preventative nursing care procedures as appropriate for the participants’ care and safety.
  6. Assists in reviewing charts to coordinate participant care and sees that the plan of care is carried out.
  7. Is flexible and able to adjust schedule to meet complex needs of participants.
  8. Charts all provided interventions in the electronic medical record.
  9. Provides coverage for routine evening and weekend cares as scheduled by Director of Nursing.
  10. Is an advocate for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE program.
  11. Consults with Director of Nursing and Personal Care Attendants regarding problems that require increased nursing input.
  12. Provides health teaching to participants with complex nursing needs.
  13. Keeps abreast of current nursing knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics, by attending professional conferences and in-services.
  14. Participates in staff meetings.
  15. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  16. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.
  17. Maintains accurate records of visits for self to be used for data collection.
  18. Other duties as assigned.

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CNA

 
Northland PACE – Dickinson

Full Time  -      : 10/31/2018

 

Job Summary: Performs various types of nursing care under the supervision of the site manager and/or nursing in the day center and in participant homes.

 

Primary Responsibilities: The CNA’s duties shall include, but not be limited to:

 

  1. Provides all appropriate cares to participants in the day center or at Participants’ homes as

scheduled by the CNA Scheduler; including but not limited to toileting, personal care, foley care, colostomy care, bathing and transfers or positioning.

  1. Assists with transporting and escorting of participants to outside medical appointments as

needed.

  1. Assists with transporting of participants to and from the day center as needed.
  2. Assists participants to transfer and ambulate as instructed by Nursing or Physical Therapy.
  3. Takes and records vital signs; including weights and alerts Clinic Coordinator or Home Care Coordinator of any vitals that are out of range or any changes in weight.
  4. Provides assistance with one-on-one or list shopping for participants.
  5. Provides care to participants in a positive, nurturing, professional manner.
  6. Maintains a clean, neat environment to enhance participant safety.
  7. Insures that supplies and equipment necessary for patient care are stored in an organized,

efficient and safe manner.

  1. Provides light housekeeping and laundry services for Participants in their homes.
  2. Is an advocate for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE Program.
  3. Consults with Clinic Nursing, Home Care Nursing regarding problems that require increased nursing input.
  4. Follows the individualized care plans for Participants’ as written by the Interdisciplinary

team (IDT).

  1. Shares Participants’ concerns and completes grievances per policy.
  2. Assists with day center tasks including but not limited to assisting with lunch, assistance with activities and cleaning as needed.
  3. Keeps abreast of current Certified Nursing Assistant knowledge, especially in the field of

geriatrics by attending professional conferences and in-services.

  1. Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and staff meetings as needed.
  2. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program/and St. Benedict’s Health Center

policies and procedures.

  1. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.

 


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Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 10/31/2018

 

Job Summary: Drivers pick up and deliver passengers on a door-through-door basis to and from destinations according to a pre-arranged schedule.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Transports participants to and from their homes to the PACE Center.
  2. Transports participants to and from outside medical appointments.
  3. Follows the transportation manifest to pick up and drop off participants in a timely manner.
  4. Provide participants with door- through- door service, assisting passengers on and off the vehicle and aids in carrying passengers’ personal belongings as needed.
  5. Secures each passenger in the vehicle before the vehicle is in motion.
  6. Follows all traffic laws while operating the PACE vehicles.
  7. Prioritize unexpected schedule changes and communicates with the Transportation Coordinator accordingly.
  8. Transports and delivers medical supplies to participant homes as directed.
  9. Transports and delivers medications to participant homes as directed.
  10. Transports and delivers durable/home medical equipment to participant homes as directed.
  11. Notifies nursing department immediately of any passenger boarding, on board, or de boarding injuries.
  12. Responsible for security of the vehicle and keys when in possession.
  13. Inspects vehicle daily by completing daily vehicle inspection log with date and initials. Immediately report any defects or malfunction by completing the PACE Vehicle Work Order Request required for system evaluation and communication with the Transportation Coordinator.
  14. Completes Mileage log and Vehicle control sheets for all transportation vehicles.
  15. Keeps interior and exterior vehicle clean.
  16. Reports to Transportation Coordinator/IDT any participant observations made in the home or in the PACE vehicles that need that are pertinent to care and service delivery.
  17. Reports immediately to Transportation Coordinator/Site Manager all company vehicle accidents and any citation issued for any reason.
  18. Reports to Transportation Coordinator/Site Manager by the next business day any accident or moving violations while in personal vehicle.
  19. Report passenger or caregiver complaints by completing a grievance report.
  20. Keeps in regular contact with receptionist and/or staff at the PACE office by cell phone.
  21. Other duties as assigned.

 

 


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Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 10/31/2018

 

Job Summary: The Medical Secretary assists and support clinic operations through managing clinical secretarial duties.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

Scheduling

  1. Supports the nursing department in managing the clinic schedule for both nursing and provider clinic appointments.
  2. Professionally communicates with contracted service providers to schedule outside medical appointments, including clinics, hospitals, etc.
  3. Ensures timely and accurate scheduling of all outside medical appointments.
  4. Enters appointments into electronic medical record (PCO) and onto the IDT agenda.
  5. Completes all required paperwork for medical appointments, including, but not limited to: referral forms, preauthorization forms, and appointment reminder cards.
  6. Ensures timely cancellation/rescheduling of appointments as needed. Notifies the IDT and participant/family of changes. Updates PCO service recordings.
  7. Coordinates transportation to and from outside medical appointments with the Transportation Coordinator/Transportation Department, including new appointments, cancellations, and rescheduled appointments.
  8. Calls participants/family members and/or sends out appointment reminders to inform them of appointments.
  9. Accompanies participants to outside medical appointments on occasion.
  10. Gathers referral sheets from appointments.
  11. Reviews referral sheets for correct paperwork (soap notes, discharge paperwork, return appointments, orders, etc.).
  12. Routes referral information to nursing and/or primary care providers for appropriate follow-up with the participant.
  13. Routes referral information to medical records for scanning into the PCO.
  14. Schedules appointments for eye glasses, dentures and hearing aids and fills out DME forms verifying that the products are falling under the PACE guidelines.
  15. Coordinates transportation for participants’ to pick up their glasses/dentures/hearing aids with the Transportation Coordinator/Transportation Department.
  16. Other duties as assigned.

 

Clinic Secretarial

  1. Receives any incoming calls regarding appointments from participants, hospitals and clinics and directs call to appropriate clinic staff.
  2. Reviews information from fax machine and routes it to appropriate clinical staff and utilizes the fax machine to send transmit faxes as needed to contracted service providers.
  3. Other duties as assigned.

 

Medical Records

  1. Assists medical records department in collecting medical records from outside appointments
  2. Serves as the backup for the medical records department when necessary.
  3. Other duties as assigned.

 

Medical DME and Supply Management

1. Manages clinic durable medical equipment (i.e. oxygen, concentrators, nebulizers, c-pap, etc.)

2. Tracks inventory, allocation, and in PCO.

3. Manages medical supplies, including operational clinic supplies (i.e. gloves) and medical supplies used in participant’s homes (i.e. briefs).

4. Orders, inventories, and allocates medical supplies as needed by department and according to a participant’s needs.

5. Other duties as assigned.

 


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Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 10/31/2018

 

Works with PACE IDT to assess and plan for nutritional needs of participants. Develop and maintain participant care plans in conjunction with IDT.  Attend scheduled IDT and care plan meetings.  Identifies high risk partiipants and plans for teaching and evaluation of dietary patterns.  Helps with planning for dietary supplements for high risk participants.  Provides nutrition care counseling to participants and or family members or caregivers.  Assess and address participant cooking and meal planning skills.  Provide direction as needed.  Monitors food storage, transport and service in the center to be in compliance with State health guidelines.  Coordinates nutrition care quality assessment performance improvement program by developing, implementing, and maintaining quality assessment standards in accordance with Federal, State and or other PACE guidelines.  Maintains current written case management nutrition records. Reassesses and updates nutritional records annually.  Shares information with IDT on a quarterly basis and as needed.  Provides and documents inservice education for staff of PACE program.  Recommends and evaluates policies and procedures relating to nutrition care and food services.  Assists with writing policies and procedures related to food delivery, supplements, nutritional care, tube feedings, emergency food plans and other nutritional issues as needed.  Complete all assigned education.  Participate in QAPi activities as assigned.  Keeps abreast of current dietary knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics, by attending professional conferences and inservices.  Participates in IDT meetings and staff meetings.  Understands and follows Northland PACE program policies and procedures.


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CNA

 
Northland PACE – Minot

Full Time  -      : 10/31/2018

 

    1. Gives specific types of nursing care under the supervision of the Director of Nursing. Carries out nursing –related procedures.
  1. Provides all appropriate cares to participants in the day center or at Participants’ homes as scheduled by the CNA Scheduler; including but not limited to toileting, personal care, foley care, colostomy care, bathing and transfers or positioning.
  2. Assists with transporting and escorting of participants to outside medical appointments as needed.
  3. Assists with transporting of participants to and from the day center as needed.
  4. Assists participants to transfer and ambulate as instructed by Nursing or Physical Therapy.
  5. Takes and records vital signs; including weights and alerts Clinic Coordinator or Home Care Coordinator of any vitals that are out of range or any changes in weight.
  6. Works one-on-one with participants to implement activity or rehabilitation plans.
  7. Provides assistance with one-on-one or list shopping for Participants.
  8. Other duties as assigned

 

    1. Cares for the physical environment.

 

  1. Maintains a clean, neat environment to enhance participant safety.
  2. Insures that supplies and equipment necessary for patient care are stored in an organized, efficient and safe manner.
  3. Provides light housekeeping and laundry services for Participants in their homes.

 

    1. Participates in the responsibility for safety and quality of care provided to participants at the Day Center.

 

  1. Is an advocate for participants enrolled in the Northland PACE Program.
  2. Consults with Clinic Nursing, Home Care Nursing or Director of Nursing regarding problems that require increased nursing input.
  3. Follows the individualized care plans for Participants’ as written by the Home Care Nurse.
  4. Shares Participants’ concerns or dissatisfaction with CNA supervisor.

 

    1. Assumes responsibility for professional activities and growth.

 

  1. Keeps abreast of current Certified Nursing Assistant knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics by attending professional conferences and in-services.
  2. Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and staff meetings as needed.
  3. Understands and follows Northland PACE Program policies and procedures.
  4. Demonstrates service excellence to all participants in job performance.

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