RN- PACE- Elder Service
Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Posted on: July 16, 2021
CHA PACE is a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly
(PACE) at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA). CHA PACE serves adults
55 years and older with chronic medical and/or mental health
difficulties with the goals of achieving the highest level of
community independence and preventing nursing home placement. CHA
PACE's high functioning interdisciplinary team works to fully
integrate and coordinate medical and behavioral health care,
community resources, and in-home support services.
Duties & Responsibilities
Provides nursing care to frail and disabled 55+ adults as a
member of a PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly)
interdisciplinary team with the goal of supporting frail and
disabled older adults so they can live in the community with
support. Nurses are expected to perform with a high degree of
independence and personal accountability. They must be proficient
in the geriatric assessment of elders with chronic illness,
dementia, and mental illness as well as perform assessments, triage
in the home or clinic setting to support and/or direct the
participant's plan of care.
Cross-cover in clinic/phone triage, PACE enrollment, etc. on as
needed, periodic basis.
Demonstrates sound judgment and discretion in handling
confidential information/HIPPA regulations. Meets attendance and
punctuality guidelines. Attends CEU or other programs to broaden
Other duties as assigned.
Current RN MA licensure required.
AHA BLS required; Phlebotomy skills preferred
B.S. in nursing
Reliable transportation to make daily home visits in the CHA
PACE service area
One to three years of home care experience preferred
Highly developed geriatric assessment and clinical skills
Experience at a PACE plan, working on an interdisciplinary team,
etc. is desired
Fluency in Spanish, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, etc. is
Clinical experience with geriatric, behavioral health and/or
disabled populations is desired
Keywords: Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge , RN- PACE- Elder Service, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts
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