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RN Clinical Manager-Growing Elder Service PACE Program - Worcester

RN Clinical Manager-Growing Elder Service PACE Program - Worcester

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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:

Fallon Health operates the largest Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in New England and the fifth largest in the country. Called Summit ElderCare, Fallon’s PACE helps provide older adults and their caregivers with a welcome alternative to nursing home care. Participants in Summit ElderCare have access to comprehensive medical services and social support at a Summit ElderCare site while they keep the independence of living in their own homes and communities.

Brief Summary of Purpose: Provides program level guidance and recommendations relevant to the provision of clinical and nursing services. Oversees implementation of discipline specific policies and procedures. Responsible for the operations of the PACE center clinic. Oversees all nursing services provided to the participants at the center. Supervises and directs RNs, LPNs and Health Aides assigned to the ADHC. Functions as the Assistant Program Director as needed/assigned.




  Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists with recruitment and training of staff within the discipline.
  • Participates in the oversight of related contracted vendors.
  • Monitors PACE, ADHC and state discipline specific regulations to identify, communicate and when appropriate, implement needed changes.
  • Represents the program and related discipline at assigned community and external events upon request.
  • Develops and maintain discipline specific competency tools.
  • Coordinates the provision of patient care throughout the clinic.
  • Collaborates with participants, caregivers, physicians, nurse practitioners and other staff to meet participants’ needs.
  • Delegates work to nursing staff members according to their scope of practice by establishing work assignments and coordinating staff schedules. 
  • Participates in all types of Interdisciplinary Team meetings.
  • Participates in management and quality meetings as required.
  • Collaborates with the Site Director to establish goals and objectives related to the clinical setting.
  • Coordinates/supervises the purchase of medical/surgical/pharmaceutical supplies.
  • Assures that clinical equipment is in good working condition in collaboration with the Quality and Risk Manager.
  • Assumes responsibility for inservice education for nursing staff.     
  • Interviews potential nursing staff candidates and makes recommendations for hiring to Site Director.
  • Conducts new staff orientation and performance evaluations for clinical staff in a timely manner.
  • Conducts regular staff meetings with clinical staff.
  • Assists with routine nursing duties as required.
  • Assures that corrective action plans are completed for incidents related to clinical services.
  • Assists the Site Director to carry out administrative duties as needed. Functions as acting Site Director in the Site Director’s absence.
  • Accepts “on-call” duty on a rotating basis and assists the Site Director with scheduling the rotation.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with FCHP and Summit ElderCare policies and procedures.


Education, Licenses, certification and experience requirements:


Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN strongly preferred.

License: Licensed as an RN in Massachusetts   

Certification: CPR certification or willingness to be certified. 

Experience: At least two years of managerial experience working with frail elders in a health care setting.Ambulatory clinic experience is helpful but not essential.