Piedmont Health Services, Inc.
  • PACE Pittsboro - PACE Pittsboro Nursing
  • $20.48 - $27.52
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

About Piedmont Health Services

Piedmont Health Services, Inc. (PHS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in North Carolina. Dedicated to delivering top-tier, accessible, and inclusive primary healthcare, PHS has proudly served for 54 years and remains the largest community health center in central NC. Operating 10 Community Health Centers, two PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) Senior Care facilities, and 2 Mobile Health Units, PHS extends its services to residents across five counties, including Alamance, Caswell, Chatham, Orange, and Lee.

What is PACE?

At Piedmont Health Senior Care, we are dedicated to enhancing the lives of seniors in our community through our Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). We help seniors maintain their independence and continue living at home homes for as long as possible. We achieve this by offering comprehensive, personalized healthcare and related services, all tailored to the unique needs and aspirations of each senior we serve.

Our approach is unlike any other healthcare plan! PACE emphasizes a participant-centered strategy, focusing on providing the right care and services that best support each participant's unique needs and goals. We integrate and coordinate all aspects of care, leveraging a team of dedicated doctors, nurses, therapists, dieticians, and other specialized professionals who work together as a care team to manage and address the complete health needs of each participant.

Job Title – RN Care Manager

Department - PACE 

Reports to – Clinical Services Director

Benefits - 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance (Short & Long Term Disability)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • CME (Continuing Medical Education)

About Position: Working under the direct supervision of the Clinical Services Director, the primary responsibility of the RN Care Manager is to provide direct and indirect nursing care to assigned patients by utilizing critical thinking skills to assist in the management of chronic diseases, clinical problem solving and decision making in collaboration with the IDT.     The RN Care Manager works independently in the application of advanced nursing knowledge and skills relative to NCBON scope of practice, competency and experience. Participates in call rotation, performs home visits, end of life/palliative (aka Pathways), and nursing care per nursing protocol. Completes professional performance requirements annually. 

  • Work Location: PACE Senior Care at Pittsboro Community Health Center

1214 Vaughn Road, Burlington, NC 27217

  • Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

(No Remote Option)

  • PATIENT POPULATION SERVED -

Adult, Geriatric

Duties/ Responsibilities – 

  • Complete initial, semi-annual, annual and change of status RN Assessments to evaluate health status and safety in the home for assigned patients.  Assessments must be completed prior to scheduled IDT meetings.  Completes assessments per PACE policy as required for patient and/or family request for services.
  • Works independently to assess and evaluate patient or caregiver understanding of disease process, treatment plan and/or lifestyle changes to assist in the management of health care conditions, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, end of life, COPD and/or CHF.   Serves as a resource to the entire team for the management of these patients and conditions.
  • Completes and documents weekly visits to facility to check in on participant, monitor medication adherence and clinical care being provided.
  • Review individualized care plans for assigned participants in a timely manner. Review to include obtaining participant or participant designee signature of care plan and standard PHSC immunization consent (as identified on care plan signature document).
  • Participates in chart auditing processes as well as self-evaluates work to ensure compliance with agency regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ensures the completion of monthly vital signs, weights and skin/foot check completion for participants on assigned panel and reviews to determine if additional nursing intervention is needed.
  • Requires frequent lifting and carrying items weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted.
  • Requires frequent bending, reaching, and repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some heavy lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular work shift.
  • Requires exposure to communicable diseases and/or bodily fluids.

Qualifications – 

  • Must possess knowledge and skills necessary to treat patients.
  • Meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific position established by PHSC and approved by CMS before working independently.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Adequate to perform job duties in person and over the telephone.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly to medical providers, patients and multiple personnel in person and over the telephone.
  • Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens. Must meet certification by colorblind standards.

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

Required:

  • RN currently licensed in NC
  • 2 years of experience as a nurse.
  • Present credentials which demonstrate ability to meet performance criteria for the RN position;

Preferred: Has practiced nursing in the last 3 years nursing experience and has practiced nursing in the last three years. Prefer experience in home care or long-term care setting, ideally PACE. RN required. One year of experience with the frail or elderly preferred.

Current/valid License:

  • Licensure, Registry or Certification
  • Valid NC driver's license.

Pay Range - $71,088- $95,536

EEO Statement

Piedmont Health Services, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, disability status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, protected military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

DEI Statement

Piedmont Health Services, Inc. (PHS) endeavors to maintain an inclusive workplace, one that is reflective of the patient population that we serve and the individuals whom we employ. We strive to incorporate inclusiveness throughout our work culture, including the way that we recruit, support, and retain employees. We believe that having employees from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences is an asset. It helps us to view the world through different lenses embodying the perspectives, opinions, approaches, and values that our employees bring to work daily. In fact, inclusion is woven into the very fabric of our work life, which allows our employees to perform at their highest possible potential.

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