Fallon Health Clinical Site Director – Growing Elder Services Day Program (PACE Center) – Great Opportunity in Springfield, Massachusetts
About Summit ElderCare:
Fallon Health operates one of the largest Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in the country. Called Summit ElderCare, Fallon’s PACE program helps older adults and their caregivers to avoid or delay nursing home care. Participants in Summit ElderCare are cared for by a team of professionals and have access to social support and a wide array of medical services in one convenient location while they keep the independence of living in their own homes and communities.
Brief Summary of Purpose:
Responsible for the coordination and supervision of all clinical and business aspects of a PACE site serving 100 participants or less.
Coordinates all program services, activities and day-to-day operation of the Summit ElderCare program including referral and intake, health monitoring, personal care, rehabilitative services, recreational activities, nutrition, transportation, care management.
Recruits and hires all staff. Supervises and evaluates Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Nurse, Social Worker, Secretary/Receptionist, Senior Activities Coordinator and Home Health Nurse. Supervises professional and non-professional staff including, but not limited to, secretarial support, program assistants, nursing, social workers, activities assistants and home care assistants.
Prepares the annual program budget for the site and monitors expenses.
Conducts site specific staff and management meetings.
Plans and implements appropriate staff development and support activities.
Oversees site specific program safety and emergency evacuation plans.
Oversees maintenance of facility to meet necessary certification and quality standards.
Oversees and participates in establishing and implementing the care plan for individual participants and ongoing care management.
Facilitates daily interdisciplinary team meetings.
Ensures close coordination between participant, family, program staff, primary medical providers, and external providers in carrying out individual care plan.
Participates in quality and management committees as assigned.
Works closely with the Director of Operations and FCHP Network Contracting staff in the development and ongoing monitoring of contract services. Monitors quality of service provision and authorizes site specific service and payments to contractors.
Participates in marketing and outreach activities and contributes to the development of the annual marketing plan. Meets with Enrollment staff to ensure coordination of effort and to provide feedback.
Acts as a liaison with community agencies as appropriate. Represents PACE center and Summit ElderCare with community organizations and committees, as requested.
Maintains consistent contact with designated existing and potential referral sources. Makes presentations to professional and community groups, as needed.
Participates in other administrative activities relating to the Summit ElderCare site including fiscal management, program planning and development.
Demonstrates innovative approach to program development and expansion.
Bachelor's in business or health care administration or equivalent experience.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing or other clinical training strongly preferred.
Alzheimer’s and CPR certification or willingness to be certified is essential
Three to five years of clinical and supervisory experience in geriatric care.
Experience working with the frail elderly.
About Fallon Health:
Fallon Health is a mission-driven not-for-profit health care services organization based in Worcester, Massachusetts. For 45 years we have been improving health and inspiring hope in the communities we serve. Committed to caring for those who need us most, we pride ourselves on providing equitable access to coordinated, integrated care for our members with a special focus on those who qualify for Medicare and Medicaid. We also serve as a provider of care through our Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). Dedicated to delivering high quality health care, we are continually rated among the nation’s top health plans for member experience and service and clinical quality.
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.
Posted Date 1 week ago (3/17/2023 1:54 PM)
Job ID 7233
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