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RN Home Care Coordinator - Fallon Health Weinberg PACE Program

Company: Fallon Health
Location: New York
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

About us:Fallon Health Weinberg is a partnership between Fallon Health of Massachusetts and Weinberg Campus of Erie County, New York. Fallon Health Weinberg offers a Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) and a Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) plan to serve the health needs of dual-eligible residents of the Western New York counties of Erie and Niagara. -Fallon Health is a company that cares. We prioritize our members--always-making sure they get the care they need and deserve. Founded in 1977 in Worcester, Massachusetts, we deliver equitable, high-quality coordinated care and are continually rated among the nation's top health plans for member experience, service, and clinical quality. Weinberg Campus has been providing needed services to the elderly for more than 100 years, through both community-based programs and nursing facility care. It is a renowned geriatric education and training institution offering the widest range of housing and care options available on one campus. -At Fallon Health Weinberg, we believe our individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression and unique capabilities allow us to better serve our members. We embrace and encourage differences in age, race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, physical and mental ability, sexual orientation, socio-economic status and other characteristics that make people unique. - -Brief Summary of Purpose:Responsible for the effective management and delivery of direct nursing care to PACE participants in any setting utilizing nursing process and adhering to standards of nursing practice. -
Job Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and implements physicians' orders.
  • Conducts nursing assessments including physical, psychosocial and behavioral status.
  • Involves participants and significant other(s) based on needs and abilities.
  • Delivers care to participants in any setting, including skilled services, based on individualized needs and according to age-appropriate nursing standards.
  • Provides for cultural and diverse needs of participants when providing care.
  • Monitors and evaluates therapeutic interventions.
  • Participates in the development and ongoing review of each participant's care plan.---------------
  • Delegates participants' care responsibilities to other members of the health care team, when appropriate.
  • Identifies emergency situations and initiates appropriate nursing orders/interventions.
  • Meets the needs of participants in a timely manner.
  • Participates in the interdisciplinary team (IDT) process and collaborates with IDT members to meet the needs of participants.
  • Consistently documents all aspects of participant care, including significant changes in health status, monthly nurses' notes and health care teaching in the medical record.
  • Participates in training and orientation of new nursing staff as assigned.
  • Assists in the delivery of other nursing services as assigned.
  • Participates in the nursing "on-call" rotation as assigned.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with Fallon Health Weinberg policies and procedures.
    Education:Graduate of an accredited school of nursing -License/Certifications:
    • Current license as an RN in the state of New York
    • CPR certification, or willingness to be certified within 60 days of hire, is essential.Experience:
      • At least two years of recent experience in the direct care of adults or chronically disabled persons with at least one year caring for a frail or elderly population.---
      • Ambulatory care or home care experience helpful. -Fallon Health provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. -Fallon Health Vaccination Requirements:To protect the health and safety of our workforce, members and communities we serve, Fallon Health now requires all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status. As of 2/1/2022 all roles not designated as "Remote" require full COVID-19 vaccination and Fallon Health will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment. - -#AP23

Keywords: Fallon Health, New York , RN Home Care Coordinator - Fallon Health Weinberg PACE Program, Healthcare , New York, New York

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