Work among amazing people
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.
Blue Ridge PACE is looking for talented, experienced employees who have an interest in working with older adults. Blue Ridge continues to GROW and 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 or 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, Dental, Retirement, Life Insurance and much more!!! A Program of the Commonwealth of VA EOE
Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN
Blue Ridge PACE is growing! We have an exciting opportunity for a LPN. This position works under the general supervision of the PACE Clinic RN and in conjunction with the Day Room Manager. The position is primarily responsible for general nursing care of the PACE participants at the Center and /or facility clinic and provides care as identified in the PACE Participant's individualized plan of care to include documentation to the electronic medical record. Supports day room activities, administers medications and treatments to participants, monitors response to medications and treatments and reports significant findings to RN Care Manager and/or provider. Responsible for documentation of medications given in the participant's MAR. Responsible for monthly change out and verification of current months MAR. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide age appropriate care for the frail and elderly population according to assigned responsibilities and Riverside PACE standards. May also be required to provide care, training or education to Participants in their home on an as needed basis. Provides feedback and recommends changes in participant's status to PACE clinical team and participates in case conferences as indicated. EDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with diploma in Licensed Practical Nursing required. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Proof of current LPN licensure in the state of Virginia in good standing required. CPR Certification required and must be maintained current throughout employment. EXPERIENCE: At least one year LPN clinic experience required, three years preferred. Home Care or Skilled Nursing Care experience also preferred. Must have minimum of one year experience working with the frail or elderly population. HOURS: Monday through Friday rotating hours between 7am and 6pm, additional hours to meet the needs of the facility including some on-call responsibilities. 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
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.