RN Home Care Coordinator

Job Summary 

Under the direct supervision of the Clinic Coordinator, responsible for the development and implementation of homecare services for program participants, including the coordination of all contracted home services, durable medical equipment and nursing home care.

Specifications 

Education and Training:  Graduate of accredited school of nursing.

Experience: At least one year as an RN, preferably in either home or community health. At least 1 year of experience working with the aging, frail and/or elderly population.

Licensure, Registry or Certification(s) Required:  Currently licensed as an RN in North Carolina; Valid NC driver’s license and vehicle.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must be able to work effectively in a team environment; Must be able to treat geriatrics; Only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice; Meet a standardized set of competencies established by PACE of Guilford and Rockingham Counties and approved by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services before working independently.

With or without reasonable accommodations: Ability to bend and/or stoop frequently; Have independent mobility in order to climb stairs and walk distances; Lift and position patients of all weights and heights utilizing correct body mechanics; Lift and carry pieces of durable medical equipment; Lift and transport at least 50 pounds during the course of providing care, treatment and/or services; Utilize correct body mechanics to transfer, lift and position participants; Read, write and speak in English; Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; Ability to clearly see medical records and various documents; Communicate via telephone; Hear blood pressures and spoken communication; Ability to perform repetitive hand/wrist movements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assess using the nursing process the home care needs of an aging, frail elderly population. Identifies areas of strengths and weaknesses and develops specific plans of care. Initial and periodic assessments to be conducted minimally every 6 months and must be completed prior to the scheduled team meeting. Communicates participant changes with team members.
  • Coordination of 24 hour care delivery and the implementation of all home care services to ensure that quality services are provided to meet participant needs.
  • Coordinate all durable medical equipment authorized by the team. Communicate authorizations with accounts payable.
  • Coordinates care delivered to participant in the nursing home/ assisted living or boarding home according to PACE standards. Interacts with facility staff and documents such.
  • Serves as substitute for Health Care Coordinator as described in North Carolina Adult Day Care and Health Services Standards for Certification.
  • Actively participates in Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) contributing to the participant plan of care. Communicates any changes in participant condition to team members.
  • Attends staff meetings.
  • On-call rotation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Please visit the Careers link on our website at pacetriad.org to apply. You may also fax resumes to the attention of Human Resources at 336-306-8034. Human Resources email contact is Lucillia Davis at Lucillia.Davis@pacetriad.org. To reach HR directly, please call 336.550.4053.


Employment Application

PACE of the Triad is a non-profit, health and human services agency that provides medical and comprehensive support services for individuals 55 and over with complex medical needs. To apply for any of the positions listed, please email a cover letter and resume to info@pacetriad.org or mail to PACE of the Triad, 1471 E. Cone Blvd., Greensboro, NC 27405. Please indicate how you learned of this employment opportunity.