PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly) is a community-based program which provides patients 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.
JOB SUMMARY: The PACE Care Manager RN under the supervision of the Home Care Manager performs the initial assessment, semi-annual assessment, annual reassessment and change of condition assessments of participants in the participant's home environment. The RN performs the core nursing functions of Assessment, Planning, Intervention and Evaluation. The position requires a high degree of flexibility, independence and willingness to participate in multiple activities with local travel.
Minimum of Diploma in Nursing. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing highly preferred
Licensed RN or board eligible by the State of Virginia or compact state.
CPR/BLS Certification required
Current valid drivers license and acceptable driving record required upon hire and to be maintained throughout employment.
Must have reliable transportation to make visits to patient's homes as needed.
Case Management Certification preferred.
Must have minimum of 1 year working experience with the frail and elderly population.
A minimum of 3 years of RN nursing experience in healthcare, preferably in an acute, home care or long term care.
10+ years of LPN experience will be considered in lieu of 3 years of RN nursing experience.
Experience in Care Management highly desired.
Previous experience in Home Health, Skilled Nursing, Utilization Management, Discharge Planning, Disease Management or Health Coaching highly desired.
HOURS: Ability to work primary day shift Monday through Friday. Be available to work varying shifts (evening shift and weekend shift) if needed based on participant's home care needs.