SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under the direct supervision of the PACE Center Manager, the PACE Home Care Supervisor is responsible for supervising a team of clinical and non-clinical staff who provide home-based personal care and housekeeping support to PACE Participants to support their continued ability to live safely and independently in the community.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- May serve as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT).
- Arranges for, oversees delivery, and provides on-going management of:
- Home care services as per Participants’ established plan of care.
- Coordination of laundry completed at the Center, if applicable to the care plan.
- Any supplies needed at home, as per the care plan (e.g., incontinent supplies).
- All Durable Medical Equipment that is utilized in Participant’s homes.
- Supervises the performance of home care staff, to ensure that they provide high-quality service and care to the Participant.
- Coordinates care needs with Participants’ family caregivers
- Reviews reports from home care staff and communicates Participant changes to IDT members in a timely manner. Ensures that all Participant changes are documented appropriately in the medical record.
- Remains up to-date on home care standards and best practices.
- Assists with identifying qualifications, competency, and performance expectations for home care staff, in consultation with the PACE Center Manager, PACE Community Services RN, and NEMS Human Resources.
- Oversees training and competency checks for home care staff, which includes travel to community locations and residences.
- Provides effective leadership by coordinating and integrating services within the department, with other departments and with the IDT’s primary functions.
- Attends IDT meetings, as required or necessary.
- Provides timely and necessary communications to Participants to convey staff or in-home care plan changes.
- Oversees the day-to-day coordination and management of home care services.
- Supports enrollment of prospective Participants in the PACE program.
- May provide after-hours on-call coverage to support PACE participants when the PACE Center is closed
- Performs other job duties as required by Manager/Supervisor.
- Associate’s degree or higher in nursing or related field
- At least three years’ experience working with the frail and/or older adult population.
- At least one year of experience supervising staff
- Valid driver’s license with good driving record within the past 5 years.
- Current documentation of Basic Life Support certification required.
- Current unrestricted California licensure/certification as a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Certified Nursing Assistant.
- Experience in caregiving, home health, or other community-based care
- Must be able to fluently speak, read and write English.
- Fluency in Chinese (Cantonese and/or Mandarin) is required.
- Fluency in other languages is an asset.