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HomeCare RN - Growing Elder Services-PACE program

HomeCare RN - Growing Elder Services-PACE program

Job ID 
4938
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-MA-Springfield
Posted Date 
9/26/2017
Category 
Nursing

More information about this job

Overview

 

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 accredited 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:

 

Summit ElderCare is a medical, insurance, and social support program that helps older adults remain living in the community as an alternative to moving to a nursing home. They get personalized care and attention and comprehensive benefits.  

 

Position Overview:

 

Responsible for the effective management and delivery of direct nursing care to PACE participants in any setting utilizing nursing process and adhering to standards of nursing practice.

Responsibilities

Primary Job Responsiblities:

 

  • Reviews and implements physicians’ orders.
  • Conducts nursing assessments including physical, psychosocial and behavioral status.
  • Involves participants and significant other(s) based on needs and abilities.
  • Delivers care to participants in any setting, including skilled services, based on individualized needs and according to age-appropriate nursing standards.
  • Provides for cultural and diverse needs of participants when providing care.
  • Monitors and evaluates therapeutic interventions.
  • Participates in the development and ongoing review of each participant’s care plan.     
  • Delegates participants’ care responsibilities to other members of the health care team, when appropriate.
  • Identifies emergency situations and initiates appropriate nursing orders/interventions.
  • Meets the needs of participants in a timely manner.
  • Participates in the interdisciplinary team (IDT) process and collaborates with IDT members to meet the needs of participants.
  • Consistently documents all aspects of participant care, including significant changes in health status, monthly nurses’ notes and health care teaching in the medical record.
  • Participates in training and orientation of new nursing staff as assigned.
  • Assists in the delivery of other nursing services as assigned.
  • Participates in the nursing “on-call” rotation as assigned.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with FCHP and Summit ElderCare policies and procedures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing      

 

License: Current license as an RN in the state of Massachusetts     

 

Certification: CPR and Alzheimer’s certification, or willingness to be certified within 60 days of hire, is essential.     

 

Experience: At least two years of recent experience in the direct care of adults or chronically disabled persons with at least one year caring for a frail or elderly population.Ambulatory care or home care experience helpful.    

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