About Fallon Health:
Founded in 1977, Fallon Health is a leading health care services organization that supports the diverse and changing needs of those we serve. In addition to offering innovative health insurance solutions and a variety of Medicaid and Medicare products, we excel in creating unique health care programs and services that provide coordinated, integrated care for seniors and individuals with complex health needs. Fallon has consistently ranked among the nation’s top health plans, and is the only health plan in Massachusetts to have been awarded “Excellent” Accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products. For more information, visit www.fallonhealth.org.
About Summit ElderCare:
Fallon Health operates one of the largest Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in the country. Called Summit ElderCare, Fallon’s PACE program helps older adults and their caregivers to avoid or delay nursing home care. Participants in Summit ElderCare are cared for by a team of professionals and have access to social support and a wide array of medical services in one convenient location while they keep the independence of living in their own homes and communities.
Provides primary health care to Summit ElderCare program participants focusing on disease prevention and/or stabilization, and management of chronic and episodic illness in collaboration with the program’s primary care physician providers. Works with the interdisciplinary team to establish realistic and measurable goals and to develop and manage individualized plans of care for program participants.
Participates in provider Chart reviews as requested by the medical director or associate medical director
Recognizes, identifies, and implements opportunities to help meet Utilization goals
Supports the fundamental mission of the Summit ElderCare program
Participates in quality assessment and performance improvement projects and workgroups
Education: graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program/Physician Assistant program. Maintain (and further develop when appropriate) competency in clinical practice through self study and attendance at educational programs.
License/Certification: Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts NP or PA
National Board Certification as a Geriatric, Adult, or Family Nurse Practitioner
Experience: Three or more years of Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant experience in both an office setting and a long term care setting preferred, Previous experience with an interdisciplinary
approach to care management. Facile with Electronic Health Records.