The position serves as an admissions assessment nurse and will support in other nursing functions as needed.
Licenses or Certifications: Current RN or LPN license, BLS certification. UCAT III Certification preferred but not required.
Total Education, Vocational Training, and Experience –active nursing license, at least one (1) year experience working with the frail or elderly population.
Skills and Abilities:
Working knowledge of regulations and parameters of Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement;
Exhibits tact, diplomacy, and team-player attitude working toward customer and center-wide objectives;
Protects confidentiality in all areas as applicable;
Ability to dictate participant documentation;
Ability to demonstrate skill in administration, accountability, decision-making, and time management;
Ability to interact in a positive manner and communicate well with participants, families, co-workers, supervisor, and other PACE employees;
PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:
Position has Full Access to Protected Health Information of participants.
Proficiency or Productivity Standards:
Organize and prioritize tasks and projects.
Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of participants, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction.
Ability to speak, hear, and read English.
“Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations”
Job performance can affect the safety of employee and others thus the job is considered safety sensitive
Lift up to 30# from floor to 36” and from 36” to 64” (Occasional) Sitting (Constant)
Walk up to .25 miles (Occasional) Stand (Occasional)
Sustained forward bending in sitting (Occasional) Repetitive Squat (Occasional)
Push/Pull up to 75#of force at 36” (Occasional) Kneel (Occasional)
Repetitive Squat (Occasional) Full body range of motion (Constant)
Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50# (Constant) Sustained squat (Occasional)
Front Carry up to 30# for 25 feet (Occasional)
Balance (Continuous) in walking, standing, carrying, moving participants, and equipment, etc.
Participant rooms, common areas, clinical departments and PACE grounds. Potential hazards include:
* toxic/caustic chemicals
*blood or body fluids
*extreme conditions, hot or cold
*dust/fumes/gases (including asbestos)
*moving mechanical parts
*CRT (computer) monitor
*potential electric shock
*frequent, repetitive motions
*x-ray electro-magnetic energy
*Other (as listed)
*high pitched noises
*needles or other sharp objects
Office equipment such as computer, FAX, telephone, copier, calculator, etc.