Location: San Diego
St. Paul’s is the leading provider of caring senior services since 1960. St. Paul’s strives to be the most outstanding and innovative senior home and service provider in California. We are dedicated to serving the physical, spiritual and social needs of the elderly and community, fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion within the highest quality facilities, health care and programs consistent with affordable costs.
Under the direction of the Enrollment Supervisor, the Enrollment LOC RN provides medical and functional assessment in the PACE Center or in the home, to clients who are enrolling in St. Paul’s PACE. Downtown San Diego
Documents each assessment in 2 page format approved by the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), tracks the progress of DHCS approval process, responds to DHCS questions, reports approvals to supervisor, documents denials and organizes appropriate documentation for denials per policy. Meets with Interdisciplinary team (IDT) as needed to discuss extended LOC recommendations and home observations. Documents and counts medications for reporting to clinic staff. Participates in health & safety denial process.
Weekdays Part-Time, Monday – Friday.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Shall attend in-service education program, including orientation, skill training and continuing education.
- Shall receive in-service training in first aid and in cardiopulmonary resuscitation within the first six months of employment.
- Performs initial assessments of clients at PACE center or in their home environment to determine their individual needs and documents for supervisor review and DHCS submission. Coordinates with the interdisciplinary team to determine PACE eligibility, arranges extended LOC assessment as needed, documents medication regiment.
- Communicates with care-givers and / or family and or case managers to clearly identify client behavior or needs.
- Reviews and Health & Safety denials with IDT to insure compliance with regulations and policies.
- Acts as a liaison between enrollment staff and IDT for complex cases.
- Attends meetings as appropriate.
- Follows all St. Paul’s PACE Policies and Procedures and OSHA safety guidelines.
- Maintains the confidentiality of all company procedures, results, and information about participants, clients or families.
- Practices Universal precautions and follows all appropriate Infection Control procedures.
- Maintains safe working environment. Follows St. Paul’s PACE Safety Policies and Procedures.
- Participates in continuing education classes and any required staff and training meetings. Maintains professional affiliations and any required certifications.
- Broad knowledge base of health care problems of the frail elderly.
- Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments.
- Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe working environment.
- Skilled in identifying problems and recommending solutions.
- Skilled in preparing and maintaining records and writing reports, and responding to correspondence.
- Skilled in developing and maintaining department quality assurance.
- Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with participants, medical staff, staff members and family caregivers.
- Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
- Ability to accurately complete documentation and track.
- Ability to meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Education – Graduate of a school of professional nursing. Current California Registered Nurses License, CPR certification required, BSN preferred.
Experience – A minimum of one year’s experience in working with the frail or elderly population required. Shall have either training or related experience in the job assigned.
To apply online, please visit www.stpaulseniors.org.
YOU MUST BE ABLE TO CLEAR FINGERPRINTS THROUGH DOJ AND FBI IN ADDITION TO A DRUG SCREEN CLEARANCE.
St. Paul’s Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer[/vc_column_text]