Fallon Health LPN- Full Time - 8-5, No Nights/No Weekends - Growing Elder Day Services! in Worcester, Massachusetts
Why should I consider a Nursing opportunity in a PACE program at Summit?
8-5 standard schedule!
The only on-call is a low-volume weekend rotation spread across all the other Nurses!
Collaborative and supportive full team approach to our care model!
Some wonderful relationships established with the member participants you care for!
About Fallon Health
Founded in 1977, Fallon Health is a leading health care services organization that supports the diverse and changing needs of those we serve. In addition to offering innovative health insurance solutions and a variety of Medicaid and Medicare products, we excel in creating unique health care programs and services that provide coordinated, integrated care for seniors and individuals with complex health needs. Fallon has consistently ranked among the nation’s top health plans, and is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products. For more information, visit fallonhealth.org.
About Summit ElderCare :
Fallon Health operates the largest Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in New England and the fifth largest in the country. Called Summit ElderCare, Fallon’s PACE helps provide older adults and their caregivers with a welcome alternative to nursing home care. Participants in Summit ElderCare have access to comprehensive medical services and social support at a Summit ElderCare site while they keep the independence of living in their own homes and communities.
The SE Licensed Practical Nurse will be an active member of the Summit ElderCare Care Team to ensure participants receive high quality and timely care and support whether at the PACE center or in the community. The SE Licensed Practical Nurse will carry out nursing tasks as assigned by his/her direct RN Manager as well as SE Providers and will ensure appropriate follow through and documentation in a timely manner
Primary job responsibilities:
The SE Licensed Practical Nurse will be a generalized nursing role within the PACE center that will implement plans of care that have been formulated by the Provider and Primary RN in collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Team. This role will report to and be supervised by the respective RN Manager (Clinical Manager or Home Care Manager) depending on the PACE site. The SE Licensed Practical Nurse will carry out nursing tasks as assigned by their direct supervisor and in accordance with their license (i.e., receive calls from participants and their caregivers, appropriately triage each call and conduct appropriate follow up including timely documentation in the medical record, administration of prescribed medications to participants attending the PACE center, recording vitals, carrying out treatments and wound care as assigned for participants attending the day center, make frequent home visits in the community to evaluate the home environment, fill weekly medication packs, record vitals, administer prescribed treatments, deliver relevant health teaching for participants and their caregivers, and make recommendations to the IDT regarding unmet participant needs, etc.). The SE Licensed Practical Nurse will work closely with their respective supervisor as well as the other nursing staff to coordinate all care for SE participants. Assignments will require occasional or frequent travel throughout the service area to/from participants’ homes and contracted facilities.
Education, Licenses, certification and experience requirements:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Current license as an LPN in the state of Massachusetts * * * *
CPR and Alzheimer’s certification, or willingness to be certified within 60 days of hire, is essential. * *
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 elderlypopulation. * * 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.
Posted Date 4 months ago (1/20/2021 10:35 AM)
Job ID 6201
# Positions 1