Position Summary : Under the supervision of the Director of Operations, manages the daily operations of the PACE Center. Responsibilities include the planning, coordination and implementation of all activities in the PACE Center as well as the supervision of the Recreational Therapist.
General Responsibilities :
Directs and Supervises and performs initial and annual competencies on, and evaluates the performance of the Receptionist as appropriate.
Ensures that the job responsibilities, authorities and accountability of all direct reports are defined and understood.
In conjunction with the Director of Operations, is responsible for maintaining compliance with all state and federal program requirements, obtaining and maintain certification under CMS as well as any other state or federal law or rules.
Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Maintains regular attendance at, and participants in interdisciplinary team meetings; communicates participant changes, collaborates on care planning decisions and coordination for 24 hour care delivery.
Is a member of the PACE Interdisciplinary Team, actively communicates relevant issues to the team and ensuring all team members are informed and up to date.;
Provide leadership on the Interdisciplinary Team, through participation in development of the Plan of Care and monitoring and articulating participant's progress and decline.
Maintains the PACE Center and its equipment as required by plant operations, and state and federal agencies.
Monitors operations to ensure consistent compliance with established quality assurance standards.
Recommends changes in service delivery and staffing as required by the development and growth of the agency.
Participates regularly in all quality assurance/quality improvement committees as part of the overall quality improvement program.
In conjunction with the Director of Operations and Director of Quality Assurance maintains the stability and reputation of PACE by insuring that all activities and operations are performed in compliance with local, state, and federal contracts, regulations, laws, accreditation, protocol, licensing and certification requirements governing PACE operations.
Fulfills all administrative requirements, such as development of PACE Center Workers schedule, over sight and completion of daily-required documentation and reports associated with State and Federal agencies.
Establishes positive working relationships with health and social service providers.
Experience and Skills
Associates degree in health related field
Working knowledge of the PACE regulations
Working knowledge of healthcare and aging networks
Demonstrated effective leadership and decision-making skills
Effective supervisory skills
Ability to foster collaborative working relationships
Working knowledge of physical, mental, spiritual, and social needs of the frail elderly and their families.
Working knowledge of quality improvement and cost containment systems.
Ability to apply creative problem-solving skills
Ability to effectively and efficiently plan, prioritize and follow-up on/delegate responsibilities
Effective written and oral communication skills
Working knowledge of local health care and geriatric service networks
Minimum of 1 year working with the frail or elderly
Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience in a health care related field
Employees must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.
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