PACE Center Director
Company: Saint Joseph Pace
Location: Rohnert Park
Posted on: September 22, 2022
The Center Director for the AgeWell PACE (Program of All-Inclusive
Care for the Elderly) program has the responsibility for a wide
range of disciplines and services provided through the PACE Center,
including all administrative responsibility related to direct
operation of the PACE Center. The Center Director coordinates
overall operations of the PACE Center and serves as the liaison
between direct care staff and administration.Position
Coordinates all center activities including care planning and
implementation, preparation for interdisciplinary conference and
daily meetings, family conferences and initial and period
Supervisory responsibility for RNs, rehabilitation therapists,
clerical staff, social workers, transportation staff, recreational
staff, dietary staff, and center aides.
Facilitates and leads morning meetings of the interdisciplinary
team (IDT); facilitates and leads regularly scheduled Intake and
Assessment meetings to review participant cases on a regular
Oversees the quality of care and safety of PACE participants, both
at the PACE center and in the community.
Serves as a liaison between disciplines and between administration
and direct staff.
Works closely with the medical care team as part of the IDT to
develop and implement participants' individualized care plans.
Coordinates 24- hour care delivery.
Coordinates with the marketing department to hold "friendly visits"
for new candidates at the PACE center.
Serves as a representative of AgeWell PACE to the community.
Coordinates activities related to new participants.
Manages the center's budget; communicates regularly with AgeWell
PACE administration on center operations and needs.
Oversees overall documentation cohesiveness and accuracy in each
participant's medical record.
Other projects and duties as assigned.Possess the Ability To
Work independently and as an effective member of a team.
Lead and facilitate IDT decision making.
Troubleshoot efficiently to maintain quality operation of the PACE
Be organized within busy center and clinic environments.
Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with
all levels of staff, other departments, agencies, members,
providers and the general public.
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with
individuals from varying cultural backgrounds.
Prepare concise and clear reports.
Identify pertinent policy and operational issues; develop
strategies, solutions and recommendations.
Multi-task on projects and their respective activities, timelines
Effectively utilize computer and software tools.
Only act within the scope of their authority to practice.
Work in a dynamic and fast-changing environment.
Foster and model an effective team environment, where each team
member is held accountable for their independent work.
Approach leadership with an openness to new ideas, cultural
humility and acknowledgment of the dynamics of privilege.
Reinforce strategic DEI initiatives set by the leadership team and
Board of Directors, and assist in building a culture that models
inclusive behaviors, proactively manages bias and provides
opportunities for strengthening DEI acumen through development and
Meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific position
description established by AgeWell PACE and approved by regulatory
agencies before working independently.
Be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all
immunizations up-to-date before engaging in direct participant
Pass a criminal background which will verify that the candidate is:
not excluded from participation in Medicare and Medicaid programs;
has not been convicted of criminal offenses related to their
involvement in Medicaid, Medicare, other health insurance or health
care programs, or social services programs under title XX of the
Act; and have not been convicted of physical, sexual, drug or
alcohol abuse.Knowledge of
Physical, mental and social needs of frail older adults.
Principles and practices of health care, health care systems, and
Community-based organizations, agencies, and community
Culture and needs of the socially and ethnically diverse population
AgeWell PACE serves.
Team and value-based care.
Regulatory policies, rules and regulations.
Familiarity and/or experience with geriatrics.Experience &
Bachelor's degree in a health-related field required, Master's
At least 3 years' experience in a supervisory capacity within a
Either have one year of experience working with a frail or elderly
population or, in the absence of such experience, to receive
appropriate training from the AgeWell PACE on working with a frail
or elderly population upon hiring.
Candidate must be comfortable working in a dynamic environment and
comfortable working with both direct care staff and administration
Experience in successfully managing and completing projects is
Experience with senior care clinical programs similar to PACE
Must excel in organizational and supervisory skills, with an
ability to effectively handle difficult situations.
Experience working with clinical charts and records.Physical
Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical demands:
Employee must be able to sit for extended periods of time. Employee
will also be actively present throughout the PACE center, engaged
with employees, participants and with staff. Employee is required
to use hands and fingers, especially for typing on the computer and
using the mouse. Employee must be able to talk and hear,
particularly for daily interactions with staff and elderly
participants. Work Environment: Employee must be able to work in a
busy and demanding clinic environment with moderate to loud noise
levels.The Job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills,
functions, experience, educational factors and the requirements and
conditions listed in this job description are representative only
and not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to
perform. The Employer reserves the right to revise this job
description at any time and to require employees to perform other
tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive
considerations, or work environment change.
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