You may think "old" when you think of Institute on Aging because we offer services for elders and are a 40+ year institute. but you wouldn't be more wrong. While we do have a long-standing history in the Bay Area, IOA is on the forefront of revolutionary healthcare models, reshaping the way people can age in place. Our innovative models transform lives, enhance communities, and save healthcare systems millions of dollars. Rather than focusing on archaic outdated design, we strive to consistently question the "status-quo" and create new and more innovative ways to help aging adults maintain their quality of life. With over 23 programs, we offer multiple ways to aid seniors maintain their health, well-being, independence and participation in the community, fulfilling our mission.
POSITION TITLE: HOMECARE REGISTERED NURSE
REPORTING RESPONSIBILITY: Home Care Manager
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: Responsible for the assessment, development, implementation, and evaluation of the homecare care plan for Lifeways participants.
Ability to lift up to lift, transfer, push/pull, maneuver, and reposition 35 lbs.
Ability to reach, bend and walk
Five finger manipulation
Ability to comprehend complex written material and verbal instructions
Ability to communicate and speak clearly in English
Conduct home visits to assess, develop, implement and update plans of care. Visits are conducted where participants live including their home in the community, Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE), and Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF).
Monitor, evaluate, and document homecare services through regular home visits and participant contact.
Complete timely intake assessments, quarterly visits, 6-month, and annual reassessments, per PACE regulation.
Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team (IDT) to develop and implement plans of care by participating in IDT morning meetings. Oversees care coordination as it relates to home care services.
Participate in on-boarding, training, supervision, and evaluation of homecare staff.
Support on-site supervision and instruction of homecare workers in participants' homes.
Supervise and instruct family/caregivers in care and safety of participants in their homes.
Meets all the administrative requirements including required record-keeping, medical record management, use of electronic health record (EHR), attend staff meetings, department meetings, etc.
Participate in quality improvement activities, such as completion of required reports, quarterly utilization review, and other quality-related tasks as directed by the IOA Quality Improvement team.
Participate in IDT/family meetings to meet the PACE guidelines and standards in grievances, appeals and other incidents.
Participate in IOA committees, such as Infection Control, Utilization Review, Quality Improvement, and End of Life, as needed.
Provides evening or weekend administrative phone coverage on a rotational basis, as required.
All other reasonably related tasks as assigned.
BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE:
At least one-year of professional experience with the elderly.
At least 3 years of experience in long-term care, acute care, subacute care, and/or home health care.
Independent in clinical practice.
Geriatric nursing and palliative care experience preferred.
Ability to work within the interdisciplinary team with initiative, imagination, resourcefulness and flexibility.
Cultural competency and the interest and ability to work within a multilingual, multicultural environment.
PACE experience a plus.
Bilingual in Cantonese, Mandarin, or Spanish a plus.
Institute on Aging reserves the right to revise job descriptions or work hours as required.
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