Company: Saint Joseph Pace
Posted on: January 9, 2022
The Executive Director has the overall responsibility for the
leadership, management and operations of the Milford Wellness
Village PACE Program called PACE Your LIFE in Milford, Delaware.
The Executive Director will be responsible for ensuring that the
clinical, financial, and operational performance of the program
provides the highest quality care as well as respect and
independence of its participants. The PACE Executive Director is
responsible for: --- Administration of the PACE Program and the
provision of high-quality and comprehensive services
--- Supervision of staff and oversight of the Interdisciplinary
Team in carrying out the plans of care for PACE participants
--- Achievement of census growth and fiscal alignment
--- Compliance with all Federal, State, and local regulations
related to the operations and administration of PACE and the PACE
--- Maintenance of positive, productive long-term relationships
with the community Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1.
Manages all aspects of planning, coordination, and implementation
of PACE services provided to participants in all settings.
2. Develops and implements systems and policies in the PACE Program
that meet all credentialing standards, and ensures quality and
efficiency in all aspects of PACE services.
3. Provides leadership to the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT).
Promotes effective IDT decision-making in line with established
PACE best practices. Actively participates in and facilitates team
meetings, communicates relevant issues to the team, and ensures all
staff is informed and up-to-date. Provides education, communication
and support for staff, participants and families, as well as serves
as a resource to all disciplines.
4. Facilitates and oversees the development of the participant
treatment plan, facilitates and supervises the implementation of
care plan interventions, and ensures the management and monitoring
of participants' progress and decline.
a. Ensures systems to maintain active communication with
participants and families regarding satisfaction with services,
specific concerns and suggestions.
5. Actively monitors data, quality indicators, and clinical
outcomes to identify areas of improvement and ensures effective
Quality Improvement processes. Oversees the QI Coordinator and
actively participates in the QI Program.
6. Ensures effective human resource systems including orientation
of new staff, ongoing training and education, performance
management, and competency evaluations. Ensures adequate staffing
according to budgetary requirements.
7. Oversees fulfillment of administrative and regulatory
requirements, such as data reporting to State and CMS agencies,
report submissions, audit preparation, and overall regulatory
8. Actively participates in marketing and community relations.
Ensures targeted census goals are consistently met. Continuously
develops referral sources and increases program enrollment.
9. Represents the program to State and Federal agencies.
Participates in local, State and national organizations regarding
10. Ensures the availability of a comprehensive, high-quality PACE
contracted provider network.
11. Coordinates with contract services to ensure understanding of
the PACE model and cooperation with the care management
12. Ensures the financial health of the program, including
assisting in preparing an annual operating budget, allocating the
resources to carry out operational and programmatic activities,
reviewing and interpreting monthly financial statements, developing
actions to correct areas of concern, and developing strategies for
the further growth and development of PACE.
13. Establishes systems to ensure accurate revenue management,
including risk adjustment submission, enrollment processes, and
accounts receivable processes.
14. Effectively tracks and manages expenses related to utilization,
service authorizations, and Center operations.
15. Maintains open communication and reports to the Board of
Directors regularly on operational, financial, and quality issues.
Qualifications: 1. Education:
a. Master degree in a healthcare-related field preferred
b. Degree in a clinical discipline (RN, PT, OT, RD or MSW)
preferred 2. Credentials/Licensure Required:
a. Professional licensure in the State of Delaware preferred
b. Valid driver's license required 3. Experience:
a. PACE operational experience strongly preferred
b. Minimum of 5-10 years' experience in healthcare and/or long-term
managed care, preferably for an at-risk population and in a
c. Minimum of 3 years' management experience
d. Expertise in the financial aspects of health plan management,
P&L management, and risk adjustment preferred 4. Special
a. Knowledge of managed care, healthcare delivery systems, PACE
regulations, quality improvement, and the medical and non-medical
needs of the elderly
b. Must also possess good organizational skills, leadership skills,
be able to mediate difficult and unusual interpersonal conflicts
and work within the team setting 5. Age of Patients Rendered
a. Adult and geriatric patients *** Freedom from illegal use of
drugs, and freedom from use and effects of use of drugs and alcohol
in the workplace. *** Persons who have been found guilty by a court
of law of abusing, neglecting or mistreating individuals in a
healthcare-related setting are ineligible for employment in this
Keywords: Saint Joseph Pace, Milford , Executive Director, Executive , Milford, Connecticut
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