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What if, instead of giving up the things you hold most dear, you had the opportunity to add things that would enrich your life? That's the whole idea behind PACE - the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. And it can make a profound difference in the lives of older adults and those who love and care for them.
PACE empowers those who join the program to remain in their homes by providing comprehensive medical and social services. We help older adults continue to live in the homes and community they love, while visiting us for the compassionate, quality care they need.
We are searching for experienced, dedicated individuals to join our interdisciplinary team of professionals.
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Blue Ridge PACE is looking for talented, experienced employees who have an interest in working with older adults. We have an exciting opportunity for a Cook Assistant. The qualified candidate will work under the supervision of the Cook and Food Services Manager. The Cook Assistant prepares food in accordance with standard recipes and procedures and food production sheets based on preparation schedules. Responsible for the safe handling and storage of food based on recommended guidance from Department of Health. The Cook Assisstant will assist with the preparation of other specialty items as required for special functions and parties. Responsible for conducting routine quality checks and documenting same. Will also be responsible for dishwashing and general routine kitchen clean up. EDUCATION: High school diploma, GED, certificate from a related vocational school or 5 years of work experience and 2 years experience as a commercial cook required. LICENSURE: Va Department of Health Food Service Handlers Card and/or ServSafe Certification preferred. EXPERIENCE: Minimum two years previous commerical cooking experience required. Experience working with an elderly population preferred. HOURS: Part-time Monday through Friday daytime hours. We offer a competitive salary, compensation package and benefits to include: tuition assistance, Health, Dental, Retirement, Life Insurance and much more!!! A Program of the Commonwealth of VA EOE
Medical Assistant - Certified
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, Lifeline emergency response system, transportation to appointments, delivery of medical supplies, therapy, as well as inpatient services. JOB SUMMARY: The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) performs a range of clinical duties and functions under the under the general supervision of the Sr. Nurse Manager and the direct supervision of the Clinic RN when performing clinical tasks during participant care. The CMA reports to the Clinic RN who is responsible for administrative supervision, staff development, and orientation of the CMA to the area's policies and procedures. The CMA must demonstrate competency in all skills related to the performance of participant care. The CMA maintains an inventory of examination/procedure room supplies, assists in the organization of efficient participant flow, and organizes the clinic environment to assure participant safety. The CMA demonstrates problem-solving skills as they relate to participant care activities. The CMA must be able to demonstrate the knowledge required to provide age appropriate care for the participants served in the clinic and skills to interpret assessment in relation to principles of growth and development over the life span. In addition, the CMA must be knowledgeable of PACE guidelines for preauthorization and referral processes, and be attentive to scheduling testing and specialist visits using PACE guidelines. EDUCATION: Requires High school diploma or GED, and completion of an accredited Medical Assistant training program, such as courses proved through Medix, community colleges, and/or vocational schools. LICENSURE: Must be a Certified or Registered Medical Assistant (i.e. CMA, CCMA, RMA) and must be maintained as current and in good standing throughout employment. Must have successfully passed an examination through a national examination agency (such as AAMA, AMT, NHA). CPR Certification and First Aid training required and must be maintained current throughout employment. EXPERIENCE: One year working experience with the frail and/ or elderly population required. Minimum one year of medical assistant experience in a clinical and/or medical office setting required, two-three years preferred. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must demonstrate the ability to respond quickly to emergency situations. Must be able to travel from client home to client home and enter/exit residence unassisted. Must be able to assist clients with activities of daily living that require frequent pushing, moving, lifting of clients, frequent positioning of clients, giving baths, and ambulating clients which may require much physical effort. This position may require climbing, squatting, stooping, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting and restraining. HOURS: To work primarily Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Universal Care Partner, Nurse Aide
PACE is a community-based program which provides participants 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. The Universal Care Partner (Certified Nursing Assistant) works under the general supervision of the Home Care Services Manager and Day Room Supervisor. The position performs tasks in the PACE Day Center and the Participant's home which support the social, physical and cognitive functioning of seniors with impairments. The Universal Care Partner demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide and/or assist with appropriate care to include: personal care (feeding, grooming, bathing, toileting), home services to include laundry, memory stimulation activities (social, recreational), motor activities, escorting to medical appointments, shopping, assisting with transportation of participants to and from the facility utilizing the facility transportation vans and other activities as directed by the Participant's plan of care (POC). Assists with any identified needs of the participant in their home that will enable the Participant to perform at the greatest level of independence possible. EDUCATION: High School graduate or GED equivalent required. Must also be registered by the Virginia Department of Health Professions as a certified nurse aide. LICENSURE: Licensed or license eligible by the State of Virginia as a Certified Nursing Assistnat (CNA) required. Proof of current, valid driver's license and acceptable driving record required upon hire and to be maintained during employment. CPR Certification and First Aid training must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained throughout employment. EXPERIENCE: Minimum one (1) year experience working with the frail and/or elderly population required. Previous experience as Nurse Aide preferred. HOURS: Ability to work varying shifts (day shift, early evenings and weekend shifts) based on participant's home care needs.
To become a member of our PACE Team, we require:
- a minimum of 1 year experience working with a frail and elderly population;
- a satisfactory criminal history and reference background checks per licensing;
- a valid Virginia driver's license with 5 years satisfactory driving record;
- the ability to travel throughout the Charlottesville area.
PACE is a program of the Commonwealth of Virginia.