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Physician / Family Practice / Massachusetts / Permanent / Central MA - Worchester area50 minutes to

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4 Sep 2022

Central MA - Worchester area
50 minutes to Providence
1 hour to Boston
4 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 amo

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  • Job Reference: 703740304-2
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Physician Empire
  • Location: Massachusetts
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent