Fallon Health Clinical Care Technician Summit ElderCare-Springfield location in Springfield, Massachusetts
About Fallon Health
Founded in 1977, Fallon Health is a leading health care services organization that supports the diverse and changing needs of those we serve. In addition to offering innovative health insurance solutions and a variety of Medicaid and Medicare products, we excel in creating unique health care programs and services that provide coordinated, integrated care for seniors and individuals with complex health needs. Fallon has consistently ranked among the nation’s top health plans, and is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products. For more information, visit fallonhealth.org.
About Summit ElderCare :
Fallon Health operates the largest Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in New England and the fifth largest in the country. Called Summit ElderCare, Fallon’s PACE helps provide older adults and their caregivers with a welcome alternative to nursing home care. Participants in Summit ElderCare have access to comprehensive medical services and social support at a Summit ElderCare site while they keep the independence of living in their own homes and communities.
Brief summary of purpose:
Performs a variety of duties involving clinical and administrative patient care in accordance with applicable standards of practice. Provides assessment and care to PACE participants at the direction of the Summit ElderCare Clinical Manager and/or the Summit ElderCare Provider.
Primary Job Responsibilities
Prepares and stocks exam rooms
Rooms participants in the SE PACE clinic
Assists in the examination and treatment of PACE participants under the direction of the SE Provider (physician or NP)
Obtains and records vital signs including blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, pulse oximetry, heights, weight, etc.
Assists with simple to complex clinical/diagnostic procedures such as urine cultures, throat cultures, etc.
Establishes IV access as requested and necessary under the direction of the SE Provider
Performs phlebotomy as ordered by the SE Provider
Performs point of care testing as ordered by the Provider
Performs EKG, bladder scan and Doppler as ordered by the Provider
Conducts home visits when needed to medically evaluate and treat PACE participants in their homes under the direction of the SE provider and within the established standards of practice of their relevant license or certification
Administers medication (within scope of practice), wound care, breathing treatments and other procedures at the direction of the SE Provider both at the PACE center and in the community for PACE participants
High School Diploma/GED
Successful completion of EMT-Emergency Medical Technician or CCT-Clinical Care Technician program
Licensed as an Emergency Medical Technician in the State of Massachusetts or;
Certification as a Critical Care Technician
Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS-CPR) Healthcare Provider
At least two years’ relevant clinical experience as an Emergency Medical Technician or Critical Care Technician
Experience working with the frail elderly population
Knowledge of medical office and laboratory procedures
Ability to perform phlebotomy procedures independently
Ability to gain IV access independently
Ability to practice independent judgement in accordance with applicable standards of practice
Fallon Health provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Posted Date 1 week ago (4/6/2021 2:19 PM)
Job ID 6307
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