Job Openings at PACE Programs in NC

Carolina SeniorCare (Lexington) - Nurse Practitioner
Carolina SeniorCare (Lexington) - Medical Director
Elderhaus PACE (Wilmington) - Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
CarePartners PACE (Asheville) - Activities Assistant
CarePartners PACE (Asheville) - Certified Nursing Assistant
CarePartners PACE (Asheville) - Program Aide III
CarePartners PACE (Asheville) - Program Guide III
CarePartners PACE (Asheville) - PRN Registered Dietitian
CarePartners PACE (Asheville) - Registered Nurse
CarePartners PACE (Asheville) - Registered Nurse
CarePartners PACE (Asheville) - Scheduler
PACE of the Triad (Greensboro) - Medical Records Clerk/Clinical Administrative Assistant
PACE of the Triad (Greensboro) - Activities Specialist
PACE of the Triad (Greensboro) - Transportation Coordinator
PACE of the Triad (Greensboro) - Medical Social Worker
PACE of the Triad (Greensboro) - Certified Nursing Assistant
PACE of the Triad (Greensboro) - RN Home Care Coordinator
PACE of the Triad (Greensboro) - Adult Day Health Coordinator
PACE of the Triad (Greensboro) - Outreach Specialist

Carolina SeniorCare (Lexington)

Nurse Practitioner

Do you have a passionate desire to enhance and enrich the lives of the elderly? Then THIS is the job for You!

Carolina SeniorCare, a PACE (Providing All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) program in Lexington, NC is seeking an RN who is a compassionate team-player to provide home care patient care activities and accommodation services following established Standard of Nursing Practices and Carolina SeniorCare policies and procedures. Visits participants in their homes to perform medical assessments to determine clinical care, and initiates development of individualized plans of participant care. Provides, supervises, and evaluates all direct participant care giving instruction to Home Care Assistants, provides health care instruction to participants and family members as appropriate per assessment and plan, and initiates corrective action as necessary. Performs treatments in the home, including wound evaluation and dressing, prepares and administers medications, enteral and parenteral nutrition and treatments as ordered. Listens to participant, family, or physician concerns and initiates corrections and/or reports concerns to RN Supervisor. Counsels the participant and family in meeting care needs. Performs home visits after hours as necessary, accepts after-hours home care calls to resolve any home care related issues, and accepts after-hours on-call rotation. Consistently works cooperatively with participants, nursing staff, physicians, families, consultant personnel, community agencies, and ancillary service providers.

Qualifications:
  • Current Nursing License
  • CPR/1st Aid certified
  • Ability to function with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and human relation skills
  • Attention to detail, strong analytical and critical thinking skills are required for evaluation of medical conditions and coordination of care
Education:
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing
  • Bachelor’s degree of Science in Nursing preferred
Experience:
  • Minimum of two years work experience as a registered nurse required
  • One year home care experience preferred
  • One year of experience working with the frail elderly population
Salary: Based on experience and education

Flexible benefit plan available including Medical, Rx, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability products, Retirement Plan, FSA.

Apply at: http://tinyurl.com/UCHSJobs. Online applications may be found on our website under the Career tab. You may also pick up an application at our reception desk and mail it along with your resume to Carolina SeniorCare, Attn: Human Resources, 802 East Center Street, Lexington, NC 27292 or fax it to 336-746-3523, Attn: HR

Carolina SeniorCare (Lexington)

Medical Director

Medical Director provides guidance for Carolina SeniorCare with medical delivery of care by providers and ensures the delivery of quality health care services. Carolina SeniorCare provides primary care to complex geriatric participants. The goals of care include medical stabilization, prevention of hospitalization, and end of life care. Our focus on participant-centered care allows providers to spend time to attend to the complex medical issues.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for delivery of care and clinical outcomes.
  • Provides medical guidance and supervision of medical services activities.
  • Provides leadership and medical expertise in the development of medical policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Responsible for the development of Carolina SeniorCare clinical standards and medical practice guidelines and pathways.
  • Provides oversight of the QAPI Plan.
  • Reviews all quality of care issues and oversees the development and implementation of quality of care corrective action plans.
  • Develops educational and other programs to build the skills of participating providers.
  • Oversees the Utilization Management Program.
  • Authorizes hospital level of care.
  • Functions as Primary Care Physician, as needed.
  • Participates in on-call, per rotation.
Qualifications:
  • M.D. or DO with current state of North Carolina license.
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine or Family Practice with advanced certification in geriatrics preferred.
  • Must have good understanding of managed care environment and working with peers and other health providers to resolve utilization, quality management, performance improvement, pharmacy and therapeutics, peer review, credentialing, and physician leadership issues.
  • Minimum 1 year primary care experience with a frail, elderly population.
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active DEA license.
  • Current privileges or the ability to obtain and maintain staff privileges at Carolina SeniorCare contracted provider facilities
Online applications may be found on our website under the Career tab. You may also pick up an application at our reception desk and mail it along with your resume to Carolina SeniorCare, Attn: Human Resources, 802 East Center Street, Lexington, NC 27292 or fax it to 336-746-3523, Attn: HR

Elderhaus PACE (Wilmington)

Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
Job Type: Full-time

Ready for a new challenge in 2018? Join us in beautiful Wilmington, NC as we assist participants with continuing to live in the community. The PACE program is an all-inclusive, community-based program for individuals over 55 years of age. We provide services such as primary care, restorative therapies, medications, day center attendance to make community living possible.

The Elderhaus PACE Nurse Practitioner, under the general supervision of the Medical Director, provides, direct primary medical care to all enrolled participants. Promotes and maintains health of participants through teaching, counseling and appropriate preventive and rehabilitative services. Assesses health needs, contributes to the plan of care, and provides periodic re-evaluation of individual primary care needs. Provides and assures the continuity of care by developing and maintaining empathetic and trusting relationships.

Candidates must

  • Be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a Master of Science degree in Nursing with specialty in Family Nurse Practitioner – Certified preferred.
  • Have two to three years’ experience as a practicing nurse practitioner with a minimum of one year working with a frail or elderly population.
  • Have current valid license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the state of North Carolina.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Serving as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) in providing primary medical care across all settings, including on-site participant clinic visits, collaborating with PACE care team members, providing after-hour on-call support, referring to network specialists, and general oversight of all areas of participant medical care.
  • Collaborating with team in developing comprehensive plan of care.
  • Coordinating 24-hour care delivery for participants through the sharing of second level rotating night and weekend on-call duty with other Elderhaus PACE providers.
  • Maintaining accurate and timely documentation of all services provided through competent use of the electronic medical record.
Benefits:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, And 401k retirement plans!
  • Vacation time, Paid Time Off, and Paid holidays!
  • Company paid online medical service!
  • Disability, flex-spending accounts, and more!
Primary Care Registered Nurse
The Elderhaus PACE Center Primary Care Registered Nurse provides primary nursing care, assuring continuity of care for a panel of PACE participants through promoting and maintaining their health by teaching, advising, implementing interventions including preventative services and by developing and maintaining empathetic and trusting relationships with them and their caregivers.

Job duties include:
  • Coordinating preadmission nursing assessments for initial acceptance into the program
  • Works with the interdisciplinary team (IDT) to develop and revise the Plan of Care for each participant
  • Acts as home care liaison to the IDT and coordinates nursing care in the home through collaboration with other health care professionals
  • Participates with other nursing staff in evening/weekend on-call coverage to troubleshoot, advise, teach and coordinate participant care in the community
  • Conducts periodic evaluations of each participant and provides routine nursing care for ongoing or episodic illnesses, according to the Plan developed by the interdisciplinary Team.
  • Counsels and guides individuals and families toward self-help in recognizing and resolving physical, emotional and environmental health problems
  • May participate in joint team/family meetings to discuss current nursing practices, concerns and suggestions for care plan updates
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of all services provided through competent use of the electronic medical record and according to Elderhaus policy and procedures.
Requirements:
  • Graduate of a school of professional nursing with an associate degree in nursing required. Bachelors or graduate nursing degree preferred.
  • Current, unrestricted License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina.
  • Two – three years of experience providing skilled nursing care.
  • Minimum of one year providing nursing care for frail or elderly adults.
  • Community health nursing experience of at least one year preferred.
  • Must hold a valid driver license in the state of North Carolina with an acceptable driving record.
  • Professional integrity with no history of abuse toward a person.
  • Current CPR/First Aide/AED or BLS required
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $22.00 to $30.00 /hour

For more information: http://elderhaus.com/contact-us/careers/


PACE of the Triad (Greensboro)

Medical Records Clerk/Clinical Administrative Assistant - Full-time, Non-exempt
Department: (100)
Location: PACE of the Triad
Requested Start Date: ASAP

Job Summary:
Maintains medical records according to agency policies and procedures. Provides administrative assistance to Quality and Informatics Coordinator, clinical team and others as needed. Provides back-up Receptionist coverage at front desk.

Specifications:
Education and Training: High school diploma, or equivalent.
Experience: Requires at least one year of administrative and/or clerical assistance experience, with at least 1-2 years of electronic medical records experience.
Licensure, Registry or Certification(s) Required: None.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Able to follow instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job; Excellent internal and external customer service skills; Must possess efficient computer skills (including, but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Electronic Health Records Systems and Databases for data entry and information retrieval); Standard office equipment operation; Establishes priorities and time management practices to handle workflow with frequent interruptions; Attention to detail; Flexible and able to work well with others; Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the medical records field; Takes initiative and is reliable; Ability to represent the organization professionally; Able to read, write and speak English; Able to take meeting minutes for recordkeeping purposes.

With or without reasonable accommodations: Must be able to bend, stoop, stretch, stand and sit for extended periods; Possess sufficient manual dexterity to operate keyboard and other office equipment; Sit for majority of assigned work time; Ability to lift heavy packages/bundles of approximately 30 pounds.

Essential Job Functions:

Medical Records
  • Maintains and retrieves participant files. Files all participant data upon receipt of information; initiates records for potential enrollees and creates computer index; prepares file labels; maintains filing statistics; audits filing sequence.
  • Responds to requests for medical records; processes letters and reports; answers and directs telephone calls. Maintains spreadsheet of all records request.
  • Distributes lab reports to physicians and materials to other departments; requests information from various departments; professionally responds to correspondence requests.
  • With proper authorization may photocopy records and documents for billing and/or legal services; sends and receives information via scanner and/or facsimile machine.
  • Keeps Supervisor informed of work-related problems and/or issues; monitors supplies needed and submits requests with Supervisor approval.
  • Organizes and evaluates participant medical records.
  • Serves as liaison to Capstone consulting services ensuring timely responses and completion of monitoring reports.
  • Routinely monitors medical records for timely submission of documentation and communicates compliance issues with supervisors.
  • Produces participant list for initial assessments and reassessments.
  • Monitors authorizations for completeness and timeliness and reports outliers to appropriate supervisors.
  • Obtains necessary documentation for annual recertification in NCTracks.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Environmental Factors:
  • Types, edits and appropriately disseminates morning meetings minutes, IDT team care plan updates.
  • Types and edits correspondence, memoranda, special projects, and related material.
  • Accurately maintains data and information in the electronic medical record and other database resources.
  • Assists with report generation activities such as: gathering information, summarizing data, creating graphs and charts, and producing and distributing reports for Quality and Informatics Coordinator and the clinical team.
  • Assists with the development and distribution of group meeting materials such as: agendas, presentations, follow-up materials, and meeting minutes.
  • Provides timely, accurate and proper documentation to assist with invoice processing.
  • Communicates supervisors’ instructions to various individuals and/or departments and obtains information from other internal and external parties.
  • Organizes and maintains general files, binders, documents, etc. and follows up on pending matters in a timely manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Front Desk Coverage:
  • Answers telephone, screens and directs calls. Takes and relays messages.
  • Provides appropriate information to callers and/or routes them to appropriate personnel.
  • Monitors the sign in and sign out process, which includes greeting individuals, directing individuals to the correct destination and monitoring participants in the lobby.
  • Deals with queries from the public, participants and families.
  • Ensures knowledge of staff movements in and out of the organization.
  • General administrative and clerical support. Prepares letters and documents.
  • Receives and sorts mail and deliveries.
  • Schedules appointments and maintains appointments either manually or electronically.
  • Schedules meetings as requested.
  • Maintains a tidy reception area.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Please submit applications to Human Resources or visit Pace of the Triad. Thank you.

PACE of the Triad (Greensboro)

Activities Specialist - Full-time, Non-exempt
Department: Recreation Therapy (500)
Location: PACE of the Triad
Requested Start Date: Immediately

Specifications:
Education and Training: High school diploma, or equivalent.
Experience: Minimum 2 years of experience in social or recreational program providing and coordinating services for an aging, frail or elderly population within the past 5 years.
Licensure, Registry or Certification(s) Required: Completion of approved Activity Directors course preferred.
Special Training/Abilities: Must be able to work effectively in a team environment. Only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice. Meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific position description established by PACE of Guilford and Rockingham Counties, Inc. and approved by CMS before working independently.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Skilled in planning, organizing and delivering stimulating and cost-effective activities program to participants with varied abilities and interest. Ability to get participants involved in activities. Ability to provide documentation of participants’ attendance and participation in activities. Must be skilled in assisting in the implementation of basic treatment interventions and in assisting in the implementation of therapeutic activities and recreation. Has the ability to report participant response, reaction and behavior through written and oral communications. Also has the ability to work effectively with elderly and/or disabled participants of various mental competence and physical disabilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans and leads general group recreation activities not associated with treatment interventions, treatment plans, or therapeutic activities.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies, crafts, and games for group recreational activities, treatment interventions, treatment plans, and therapeutic activities.
  • Interviews program participants regarding their interests and hobbies. (Note: all treatment plans, therapeutic activity plans and treatment interventions are designed and established by a LRT to achieve specific participant/client outcomes consistent with the overall treatment plan established by the interdisciplinary team.)
  • Performs cleaning tasks to assist with infection control.
  • Discusses participants’ responses, reactions and participation in treatment interventions, therapeutic activities and recreation with the LRT and interdisciplinary team.
  • Serves as a resource to staff and coordinates volunteer activities at the center.
  • Communicates any changes in participant condition to team members.
  • Communicates effectively with participants, families, staff, agencies, and other departments and agencies.
  • Assists assigned participants with communication needs and other activities as assigned.
  • Participates in teaching/learning process with others.
  • Abides by all established PACE of Guilford and Rockingham Counties, Inc. policies, rules & regulations.
  • Attends staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Environmental Factors:
Tasks with potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Assisting participants with non-intact skin.
  • Assisting incontinent participants.
Please submit applications to Human Resources or visit Pace of the Triad. Thank you.

PACE of the Triad (Greensboro)

Transportation Coordinator - Full-time, Non-exempt
Department: Transportation 
Location: PACE of the Triad
Requested Start Date: ASAP

Job Summary:
Responsible for the PACE Transportation program, including but not limited to: Transportation of participants, meals, durable medical equipment, transportation scheduling, oversight, hiring, training and supervision of all drivers including contractors, as well as schedulers. Oversees vehicle repairs and maintenance. Provides contractor oversight and identifies quality and cost-effective interventions, while meeting agency goals and departmental budget.

Specifications:
Education and Training: High School graduated or equivalent. Associate or Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Experience: At least one year of experience working with aging, frail, elderly and / or disabled and two years of administrative / supervisory experience in a transportation setting. Three years of experience in the transportation industry is preferred.
Licensure, Registry or Certification(s) Required: Valid North Carolina (NC) Driver’s License and safe driving record. Upon employment, defensive driving course, First Aid and CPR are required.
Special Training/Abilities: Must be able to work effectively in a team environment. Only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice. Meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific position description established by PACE of Guilford and Rockingham Counties, Inc. and approved by CMS before working independently.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Requires individual who can coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously. Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with participants, families, co-workers and the public. Proficient in identifying and recommending problem resolution. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively in a team environment. Communicates effectively both orally and in writing. Only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice. Meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific position description established by PACE of Guilford and Rockingham Counties and approved by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) before working independently. Ability to manage a transportation scheduling computer software system. Experience with maintenance and oversight of a fleet of vehicles. Proficient in the use of software systems including Microsoft Office, Outlook and Electronic Medical Records (EMR).
With or without reasonable accommodations: Ability to bend and / or stoop frequently. Have independent mobility in order to climb stairs and walk distances. Lift and position patients of all weights and heights utilizing correct body mechanics. Lift and carry pieces of durable medical equipment. Lift and transport at least 50 pounds during the course of providing care, treatment and / or services. Utilize correct body mechanics to transfer, lift and position participants. Read, write and speak in English. Ability to clearly see medical records and various documents. Communicate via telephone. Ability to perform repetitive hand/wrist movements.

Essential Job Functions:
Broadly responsible for establishing and managing a system to meet PACE of Guilford and Rockingham Counties, Inc. transportation needs.
  • Ensure effective daily communication between PACE Center staff, transportation drivers, dispatch and Transportation Coordinator.
  • Ensure the scheduling, coordination, communication of the driver route assignments of PACE of Guilford and Rockingham Counties, Inc. and assures the daily work schedule is clearly communicated.
  • Ensure the scheduling of transportation for all participants’ outside appointments.
  • Monitor use of driver/dispatch overtime, ensure adequate staffing and improve efficiencies.
  • Coordinate and schedule the daily delivery of home delivered meals, DME, supplies and miscellaneous items as requested by the IDT team.
  • Manage and update the participant database.
Recruits and manages a competent team that meets the unique requirements of the PACE “door to door” model of transportation.
  • Supervise the transportation departmental staff. Responsible for departmental hiring, orientation, competency, and training procedures.
  • Ensures responsibility for administration, oversight and maintaining transportation scheduling software program.
Responsible for Managing maintenance, repair and growth of PACE fleet to be in compliance with regulations.
  • Develops and then collaborates with the Executive Director in the annual and capital budget development with respect to transportation and maintains the departmental budget within its allowed and reasonable objectives, as well as meets established budgetary guidelines.
  • Oversees vehicle maintenance program and obtains estimates and authorizes vehicle repairs per departmental policies and procedures.
  • Research new vehicle options and assists in the ordering and purchasing of new vehicles.
  • Ensures that vehicles have up-to-date Department of Motor Vehicle registration forms, license plates and emission stickers.
  • Participates in continuing education classes and any required staff development and training meetings. Maintains professional affiliations and any required certifications.
Creates and maintains a system to ensure driver competency.
  • Ensures cleanliness and proper functioning equipment, as well as safe driving conditions for each vehicle.
  • Ensures that all departmental staff attends and successfully executes required annual driver training courses and participates in mandatory in-service training.
  • Sets clear expectations and assigns appropriate authority to staff members; holds staff accountable for their scope of work and compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Follows all Policies and Procedures and DMV and OSHA safety guidelines.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all company procedures and information concerning participants, clients or families.
  • Handles potentially infectious specimens with appropriate biohazard precautions, and practices standard precautions.
Participates as a member of the PACE of Guilford and Rockingham Counties, Inc. interdisciplinary team.
  • Participate as a decision-making member in the interdisciplinary team meetings, communicating participant changes, collaborating on care planning decisions and coordination of 24-hour care delivery.
  • Communicates interdisciplinary team decisions, participant changes, care plan changes, and updated information to transportation staff daily.
Participates as a member of the PACE of Guilford and Rockingham Counties, Inc. Supervisory team.
  • Participates in planned and unplanned supervisory meetings.
  • Participates in and supports Quality Improvement initiatives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, required or requested.
Please submit applications to Human Resources or visit Pace of the Triad. Thank you.

PACE of the Triad (Greensboro)

Medical Social Worker - Full-time, Non-exempt
Department: Social Work (600)
Location: PACE of the Triad
Posted Date: April 19, 2018

Job Summary:
Responsible for direct social work case management services to participants of PACE of Guilford and Rockingham Counties program. Provides screening, psychosocial assessments, care plan implementation and appropriate interventions including, but not limited to counseling, referrals and education.
Specifications:
Education and Training: Master’s degree from an accredited school of Social Work.
Experience: Two years of experience in a health related area with a minimum of 1 years’ experience working with the aging, frail and/or elderly; Knowledge of aging specific issues; Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid required; Computer literate.
Licensure, Registry or Certification(s) Required: NC Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred or LCSW-A; Valid NC driver’s license and vehicle.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively in a team environment. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; possess the ability to maintain composure during stressful situations; Ability to only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice. Must meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific position description established by PACE of Guilford and Rockingham Counties and approved by CMS before working independently.
With or without reasonable accommodations the candidate must also demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to bend and or stoop frequently.
  • Have independent mobility in order to climb stairs and walk distances.
  • Utilize correct body mechanics.
  • Read, write and speak in English.
  • Ability to perform repetitive hand/wrist movements.
  • Use various communication mediums including, but not limited to telephone, computer, faxes, etc.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Participates in the Interdisciplinary Team’s (IDT) initial assessments, care planning and periodic reassessments (minimally every 6 months) of participant’s case. Assessments are to be completed prior to the scheduled team meeting. Communicates participant changes to team members.
  • Conducts home visits to private homes of PACE participants, frequent travel in Guilford and Rockingham Counties.
  • Maintains current written case management records, including periodic reassessment of program participants.
  • Coordinates 24 hour care delivery.
  • Provides individual and family counseling, develops and leads group counseling and activities.
  • Refers participants and families to appropriate community agencies or facilities, acts as liaison with such organizations and as advocates for participants.
  • Encourages effective relationships among staff geared to team building and maintenance of a cohesive team.
  • Consults with and advises staff members as to the relationship of social, emotional and cultural factors to health and medical care, and as to the availability of social services in the community.
  • Participates in Program and Policy development of the Social Work component.
  • Documents participant changes appropriately in the medical record.
  • Participates as an active member of the IDT and in participant care planning.
  • Attends staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Please submit applications to Human Resources or visit Pace of the Triad. Thank you.

PACE of the Triad (Greensboro)

Certified Nursing Assistant - Full-time, Non-exempt
Department: Center Support (200)
Location: PACE of the Triad
Requested Start Date: ASAP

Specifications:
Education and Training: High school degree, or equivalent. Currently listed as a Nursing Assistant (NA) I with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) with no substantiated findings of neglect, abuse or misappropriation of resident’s property in a nursing home.
Experience:  At least 1 years’ experience with frail elderly; 6 months clinical experience as a Nursing Technician, Nursing Assistant, Corpsman or Emergency Medical Technician.
Licensure, Registry or Certification(s) Required:Certificate from an approved CNA training program, listed as a CNA I with the NC DHHS. Valid NC driver’s license and vehicle.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Interested candidates must be able to work effectively in a team environment. In accordance to Policies & Procedures, the candidate must act only within the scope of his or her authority to practice and also effectively meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific position description established by PACE of Guilford and Rockingham Counties and approved by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid before working independently.
With or without reasonable accommodations the candidate must also demonstrate the following: 

  • Ability to bend and or stoop frequently.
  • Have independent mobility in order to climb stairs and walk distances.
  • Lift and position patients of all weights and heights utilizing correct body mechanics.
  • Lift and carry pieces of durable medical equipment.
  • Lift and transport at least 50 pounds during the course of providing care, treatment and or services.
  • Utilize correct body mechanics to transfer, lift and position participants. Read, write and speak in English.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to clearly see medical records and various documents.
  • Effectively communicate via telephone.
  • Hear blood pressures, and spoken communication.
  • Ability to perform repetitive hand/wrist movements.
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Please submit applications to Human Resources or visit Pace of the Triad. Thank you.

PACE of the Triad (Greensboro)

RN Home Care Coordinator - Full-time, Non-exempt
Department: In-home Services (300)
Location: PACE of the Triad

Job Summary:
Under the direct supervision of the Clinic Coordinator, responsible for the development and implementation of homecare services for program participants, including the coordination of all contracted home services, durable medical equipment and nursing home care.

Specifications:
Education and Training: Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
Experience:  At least one year as an RN, preferably in either home or community health. At least 1 year of experience working with the aging, frail and/or elderly population.
Licensure, Registry or Certification(s) Required: Currently licensed as an RN in North Carolina; Valid NC driver’s license and vehicle.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must be able to work effectively in a team environment; Must be able to treat geriatrics; Only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice; Meet a standardized set of competencies established by PACE of Guilford and Rockingham Counties and approved by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services before working independently.
With or without reasonable accommodations: Ability to bend and/or stoop frequently; Have independent mobility in order to climb stairs and walk distances; Lift and position patients of all weights and heights utilizing correct body mechanics; Lift and carry pieces of durable medical equipment; Lift and transport at least 50 pounds during the course of providing care, treatment and/or services; Utilize correct body mechanics to transfer, lift and position participants; Read, write and speak in English; Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; Ability to clearly see medical records and various documents; Communicate via telephone; Hear blood pressures and spoken communication; Ability to perform repetitive hand/wrist movements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assess using the nursing process the home care needs of an aging, frail elderly population. Identifies areas of strengths and weaknesses and develops specific plans of care. Initial and periodic assessments to be conducted minimally every 6 months and must be completed prior to the scheduled team meeting. Communicates participant changes with team members.
  • Coordination of 24-hour care delivery and the implementation of all home care services to ensure that quality services are provided to meet participant needs.
  • Coordinates care delivered to participant in the nursing home/ assisted living or boarding home according to PACE standards. Interacts with facility staff and documents such.
  • Serves as substitute for Health Care Coordinator as described in North Carolina Adult Day Care and Health Services Standards for Certification.
  • Actively participates in Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) contributing to the participant plan of care. Communicates any changes in participant condition to team members.
  • Attends staff meetings.
  • On-call rotation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Please visit the Careers link on the PACE of the Triad website to apply. You may also fax resumes to the attention of Human Resources at 336-306-8034. Human Resources email contact is Lucillia Davis. To reach HR directly, please call 336-550-4053. Thank you.

PACE of the Triad (Greensboro)

Adult Day Health Coordinator (ADHC) - Full-time

Center Support/ Operations Department

Job Summary:
Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Adult Day Health Center. Orients, trains and supervises Certified Nursing Assistants, Recreational Therapists and Activities Coordinators. This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with Adult Day Health Regulations, PACE regulations, local regulations and policies and procedures. The Adult Day Health Coordinator serves as the triage nurse and completes enrollment agreements. This position has responsibility for 24-hour care coordination.

Specifications:
Education and Special Training Registered Nurse required.  Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
Experience 5 years nursing experience, 2 years management experience, and at least 1 year of experience caring for the aging, frail or elderly required. Prefer experience in home care or long term care setting, and ideally, PACE experience.
Licensure, Registry or Certification Required
Licensed as Registered Nurse in North Carolina (NC), Valid NC driver’s license and vehicle.

Knowledge, Skills, and abilities: Knowledge of holistic care in the geriatric population; Strong interpersonal, organizational, group facilitation and consensus-building skills; Must possess the skills necessary to provide care for geriatric patients and must have proven clinical leadership, management, and supervisory skills; Must possess the ability to learn, teach and research, as well as to solve problems and think analytically/critically; Strong oral and written communication skills required; Ability to work well in a team environment; Ability to handle difficult and unusual interpersonal situations effectively; Ability to represent the organization professionally and only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice; Must meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific position description established by PACE of Guilford and Rockingham Counties and approved by CMS before working independently.

With or without reasonable accommodations:Must have the ability to: Bend and/or stoop frequently; Have independent mobility in order to climb stairs and walk distances; Lift, transfer and position participants of all weights and heights utilizing correct body mechanics; Lift and carry pieces of durable medical equipment; Lift and transport at least 50 pounds during the course of providing care, treatment and/or services; Read, write and speak in English; See medical records and various documents clearly; Use various forms of communication including, but not limited to telephone, computer, faxes, etc.; hear blood pressures and spoken communication;  Perform repetitive hand and wrist movements.  

Key Responsibilities:

Staff Management and Development:
  • Ensures daily supervision of Certified Nurse Aides, Recreational Therapist and Activities Coordinator.
  • Orients new staff to the Adult Day Health Regulations and applicable local regulations.
  • Provides departmental orientation and ongoing training for Adult Day Health staff, students, volunteers and contract providers assigned to the Adult Day Health Center.
  • Assists with policy and procedures solutions as they relate to performance and productivity of the agency and staff.
  • Serves as liaison between administration and direct reports.
  • Ensures nursing assessments are conducted per laws, regulations and agency policy and procedures.
Adult Day Health Center (ADHC) Health Coordinator:
  • Serves as the ADHC Health Care Coordinator.
  • Conducts Enrollment Agreements.Maintains policies and procedures in accordance with ADHC regulations.
  • Assists in monthly site visits (as needed) from ADHC auditors.
  • Directs participant’s care based on nursing assessment.  Treats and/or refers to appropriate discipline for further evaluation.
  • Direct communication with the Clinic Supervisor when triaging participants who require a clinic visit.
  • Uses research, nursing process and collaboration to solve identified problems.
  • Provides input in participant care planning.
  • Ensures accurate and timely follow through of orders related to care and services in the Adult Day Health Center.
  • Provides timely and effective communication and follow up with participants, families and contractors.
  • Assures Adult Day Health representation at Morning meetings.
  • Communicates with families and participants, connecting them with appropriate resources internally and externally.
Operations and Quality Management: 
  • Manages all Adult Day Health daily operations including, but not limited to activities, meals, personal care services and reception area.
  • Serves as point person for Adult Day Health vendors.
  • Assists in the development and monitoring of departmental budget.
  • Works with disciplines to develop best practices for daily procedures by creating templates, forms, checklists, and step-by-step standards.
  • Assures compliance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  • Actively participates in organization’s compliance and quality committees.
  • Collaborates with Quality Coordinator on performance improvement projects.
  • Completes written reports required for job duties.
  • Maintains equipment according to manufacturer’s recommendations.
  • Coordinates ordering of Adult Day Health supplies and equipment needed for safe participant care in a cost-effective manner and related authorizations if needed.
Other Duties include but not limited to:
  • On-call rotation as assigned by Clinical Coordinator.
  • Attends staff meetings.
  • Assist with caregiver and staff education.
  • Actively participates in Leadership Team to develop, implement, and revise policies and procedures and ongoing operational decisions related to the agency.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Environmental FactorsTasks with potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Assisting with mouth care
  • Assisting with care of non-intact skin
  • Assisting incontinent participants with personal care
  • Administering an enema
  • Shaving participants
  • Assisting with procedures in the clinic

  • Please contact Human Resources or submit applications online at PACE of the Triad. Thank you.

    PACE of the Triad (Greensboro)

    Outreach Specialist - Full-Time

    Intake/Outreach Department

    Job Summary:
    Under the general supervision of the Director of Community Engagement and Marketing, the Outreach Specialist is responsible for providing community outreach to increase awareness of PACE services and generate referrals. This will include, but is not limited to, formal and informal presentations and meetings, program coordination and the development of other marketing strategies.

    Specifications:
    Education and Special Training: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Human Services or other related program of study.
    Experience:Minimum of 1-year experience working with the aging, frail and/or elderly population. 3 -5 years of experience in a similar role. Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid required.
    Licensure, Registry or Certification Required:  Must have a valid NC driver’s license and vehicle. Position requires 50% or more travel within specified service areas.
    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must be able to work effectively in a team environment; Must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, pubic speaking and conflict resolution skills; Only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice; Read, write, and speak English; Meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific position description established by PACE of Guilford and Rockingham Counties and approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services before working independently. Expert level experience with Microsoft Office and other computer programs (Word, Excel, Access, etc.)
    With or without reasonable accommodations: Ability to perform repetitive hand/wrist movements; Ability to bend and/or stoop frequently; Have independent mobility to climb stairs and walk distances. Read, write and speak in English. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to clearly see medical records and various documents. Communicate via telephone. Ability to perform repetitive hand/wrist movements.

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Effectively communicates PACE’s philosophy, mission, and services to potential participants, families, caregivers, health and human service agency representatives and other vital community stakeholders to ensure understanding of the PACE model of care.
    • Works with supervisor to create an outreach marketing plan outlining regular contact with hospitals, facilities, senior housing communities, agencies and other entities to ensure effective communication and referral generation.
    • Develops a tracking system that captures appropriate documentation of referrals to promote access, open communication and team awareness. Compiles statistics and maintains records of referrals and outreach opportunities; maintains confidential records and case files.
    • Conducts tours of PACE facility and provides in-person and telephone consultations to potential participants and their families and/or caregivers to include resource information and education materials. Makes referrals to other agencies as appropriate.
    • Schedules presentations, coordinates programs and meetings and participates in health fairs, caregiver support group meetings/events.
    • Establish and maintain professional relationships with identified service providers.
    • Provides weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports of statistical information to supervisor and others, as requested.
    • Maintains an up-to-date library of resource information and brochures on commonly requested services.
    • Maintain inventory of promotional items, including order processing and distribution.
    • Prepares a monthly column on topics of interest for seniors to be included in the newsletter and/or for posting on the PACE website or other social media outlets as approved by the Director of Community Engagement and Marketing.
    • Attends and participates in staff meetings, departmental meetings (Intake, Go Team, Interdisciplinary Team) and other related meetings and activities.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Please submit applications to Human Resources or visit PACE of the Triad. Thank you.