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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.
Care Manager, RN
(Added 6 days ago)
Blue Ridge PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) is a community based program which provides patients with all necessary health services while they stay in their homes. PACE 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. We have an exciting opportunity for a Care Manager - RN. This position works under the supervision of the Home Care Manager and performs the initial assessment, semi-annual assessment, annual reassessment and change of condition assessments of participants in the center and the participants home environment. Provides skilled nursing care, treatments, and health education to participants, families, and caregivers in the home and community setting (ALF, NF, Respite). Implements orders, develops appropriate plans of care for participants in their home, and supervises other in-home care staff members (LPNs, UCPs) in carrying out duties and responsibilities. The RN is assigned to oversee the review, authorization, care, transition planning and utilization of Emergency Department, Hospital and Skilled Nursing Facility services by PACE participants. This role coordinates the plan of care with appropriate community resources, the IDT and PACE Providers. Maintains the participant's medical record with thorough documentation. Communicates participant condition, plan and progress to team members and the IDT as appropriate. The RN must have strong communication skills and the ability to converse comfortably with patients, caregivers, physicians, community partners and the interdisciplinary team. 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. Requires ability to serve in on-call capacity after hours on as needed basis. EDUCATION: Minimum of a diploma from an accredited School of Professional Nursing (RN) required. LICENSURE: Licensed RN or board eligible by the State of Virginia or compact state. Must have or obtain BLS per departmental requirements. Current valid driver's license and acceptable driving record required upon hire and to be maintained during employment. Must have reliable transportation to make visits to participants homes as needed. EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 1 year experience with a frail or elderly population required. A minimum of 3 years of RN nursing experience in healthcare, preferably in an acute, home care or long term care. Preferred care management highly desired. HOURS: Monday-Friday 8:00 am 5:00 pm with evenings and weekends as needed. 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
We offer a competitive salary, compensation package and benefits to include: tuition assistance, Dental, Retirement, Life Insurance and much more!!! Blue Ridge PACE in Charlottesville, VA 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 Assistant 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 of 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 commercial cooking experience required. Experience working with an elderly population preferred. HOURS: 30 hours/week; Monday through Friday daytime hours. A Program of the Commonwealth of VA EOE
(Added 5 days ago)
We have an exciting opportunity for a LPN. This position works under the general supervision of the PACE Clinic 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 clinic 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. 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 8:00 am to 5:00 pm primarily, 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
Social Worker (MSW)
Blue Ridge PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) is a community based program which provides patients with all necessary health services while they stay in their homes. PACE 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. We have an exciting opportunity for Social Worker. Works under the supervision of the Social Work Manager in accordance with the plan of care to provide quality therapeutic services for patients and their families. Assesses participants' psychosocial needs and interests and works with the interdisciplinary team to develop a care plan and coordinate appropriate services and care. Assists participants and families to adjust to changes in functioning and access appropriate resources in the community and facilitates communication between participants/families and the interdisciplinary team. Provides education and assistance with developing advance directives. Assists with crisis intervention for participants and caregivers. Facilitates caregiver support groups. Education: Must have a minimum of a Masters degree in Social Work. Program must be accredited by the Counsel of Social Work Education. Experience Requirements: Two years previous social work experience in a healthcare setting preferred. Must have at least one year previous experience working with the frail or elderly. Licensure Requirements: CPR Certification and First Aid training required and must be maintained current throughout employment. Current, valid drivers license and acceptable driving record required upon hire and to be maintained during employment. Must also have reliable transportation to make visits to patient homes each day Hours: To work primarily 8:00a.m -5:00 p.m. with additional hours as needed to meet the needs of the participants and facility. 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
Blue Ridge PACE is growing and looking for talented, experienced employees who have an interest in working with older adults. 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, Nurse Aide works under the general supervision of the Recreation Activities Day Center Manager or the Home Care Manager. The position performs tasks both within the PACE day center and the PACE participants homes which support the social, physical and cognitive functioning of seniors with impairments. These services include activities of daily living, restorative care and recreational activities. May accompany participants during bus/van transportation as needed and requested. The UCP demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care which includes: assisting with recreational activities; participatory activities such as bingo and board games; memory stimulation games; motor activities and engaging participant in conversations; serving and assisting in the feeding of participants; personal care to include grooming, bathing and toileting; changing linens; escorting participants to medical appointments; assisting transportation department Drivers with participants on and off the vans and occasional laundry. Will also be required to provide care in the participant's home a minimum of 1 weekend a month. Supports and lives out the Riverside Care Difference. EDUCATION: High School graduate or equivalent. Graduate of State of Virginia approved Nurse Aide Training Program. LICENSURE: Licensed by the State of Virginia as a Certified Nursing Assistant (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 during employment. EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 1 year experience with a frail and elderly population required. Previous experience in the field of Nurse Aide, Personal Companion, Personal Care Aide preferred. HOURS: Ability to work varying shifts between 6am-6pm Monday through Friday. If assigned to provide care in the participant's home hours are day shift, evening shift and weekend shift. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to move about in the home and facility and stand or sit for extended periods of time. Ability to lift, push, stoop and pull in order to ambulate/transport patients assisted and unassisted. Must be able to exert up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally and 10-25 pounds of force frequently and up to 10 pounds of force constantly.
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.