Massachusetts - Geriatrics – (90374)
30 minutes from Hartford
45 minutes from Vermont
1 hour from Providence
1 ½ hours to Boston
2 hours to NYC
As the only program of its kind in Central Massachusetts and one of eight PACE programs in the State, group provides a combination of medical, social and insurance services using an interdisciplinary team approach to help Seniors avoid nursing home placement.
• The program offers outpatient medical care, social day programming, home care and comprehensive insurance coverage with no co-payments or paperwork for participants.
• Physicians and nurse practitioners are able to provide care for the frail elder not available in any other setting.
• Comprehensive program is not constrained by the usual insurance company rules and benefit limitations and have the capacity to offer services that are not often covered by other plans.
• Physicians and APP’s have flexibility to devote as much time as needed for the clinical and social needs of participants and their caregivers to provide individualized quality care by a team of geriatric care professionals who work together with participants and caregivers to address each individual’s specific needs.
• The team uses a collaborative approach to care planning and is called the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT).
o The IDT is comprised of Providers (MD/DO and NP/PA), Nurses, Social Workers, Physical and Occupational Therapists, Dieticians, Health Aides, Recreation staff, Home Care and Transportation Coordinators and Site Administrator.
o This approach to care is the gold standard for complex and frail Seniors who wish to avoid nursing home placement.
o The program’s focus is to effectively manage all aspects of the participant’s care through the interdisciplinary team approach.
• The total patient panel for each team consists of 60-75 patients which allows physician ample amount of time to spend with patients.
o This equates to Physicians and APP’s typically seeing 2-5 participants per day.
• The sites are open from 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday.
• EMR is NextGen
• Highly Competitive Base Salary – $230-250k DOE
o plus 7% Variable Incentive Bonus
• Competitive Earned Time (ET), plus 10 holidays and 5 extended leave days (ESL) per year that carry over.
• 401K contributions with company matching
• Health and Dental Insurance
• Long and Short Term Disability
• Malpractice Insurance
• $2500 a year for CME and $500 for professional societies
• All professional license and dues
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