What is a PACE program?
- The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) is a unique health care model designed to help seniors (participants) stay safely in their home for as long as possible. PACE coordinates and provides or facilitates all medical care for its participants. Services are delivered across various settings, including on site at the PACE center, in the community, and in participant homes.
Why Work Here:
PACE Central Michigan is looking for talented, compassionate, and hard-working Certified or Registered Medical Assistant that is eager to serve others in a Full-Time capacity. Our team members go above and beyond to serve the residents they care for. Everyday PACE Central Michigan provides exciting opportunities to learn and grow!
Responsibilities Will Include:
The primary purpose of your job position is to provide participants with routine daily care in accordance with our established nursing care procedures, and as may be directed by your supervisors. Understand and demonstrate respect for participant’s rights.
- Document all entries utilizing the Electronic Medical Record for participants, on flow sheets, notes, charts, etc. in an informative and descriptive manner.
- Use only authorized abbreviations established by this facility when recording information.
- Maintain necessary paperwork for transfer to other providers, such as hospital or ER.
- Assist with Medical Records, as time permits.
- Fax or mail physician’s orders as required.
- Report all accidents and incidents you observe at the time they occur.
- Maintain tidy and organized work environment.
- Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations within the clinic.
- Ensure clinic is properly stocked with necessary supplies; properly dispose of expired products.
- Perform all assigned tasks in accordance with our established policies and procedures, and as instructed by your supervisor(s.)
- Follow work assignments, and/or work schedules in completing and performing your assigned tasks.
- Cooperate with inter-departmental personnel, as well as other facility personnel to ensure that nursing services can be adequately maintained to meet the needs of the participants.
- Report all complaints and grievances made by the participants.
Personal Nursing Care Functions
- Schedule appointments with physicians when necessary.
- Provide treatments as ordered.
- Assist in preparing the participant for a physical examination.
- Properly administer medication under the direction of the Department R.N.
- Perform quality assurance checks daily or weekly on CLIA waived equipment.
- Record refrigerator temperatures daily and report unusual readings to the Nurse Manager.
- Perform clinical tasks and procedures as allowed through State Certification and competency evaluations.
- Answer clinic phones to allow nurses more flexibility for appointments, meetings, etc.
- Compiling monitor logs utilized in home care and in the clinic.
- Calls to check on canceled center attendance to determine if medically related or not.
- Making and updating log folders.
- Receiving faxes and distributing to appropriate clinic team members.
- Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Must have completed an approved Medical Assistant training program.
- Must be Certification or Registration as a Medical Assistant.
- Must be CPR certified.
- Minimum of 1 year experience working with the frail and elderly. Experience as a Medical Assistant in a hospital or home health care setting preferred.