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Job ID: 289552893  |  Last Updated: 2/5/2018

Board certified Internal Medicine, Geriatrics or Family Practice Physician

Employer
Summit ElderCare
Location
MA
Applicant Contact
Lisa Rosenkrantz
Accepts J-1 Visas
Unspecified
Websites
http://www.fallonhealth.org

Job Description

SUMMIT ELDERCARE www.summiteldercare.org

Fallon Healths Summit Elder Care program one of the largest PACE programs (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly in the country and the very first PACE program in the nation to be associated with a Health Plan. As a Physician in this field, this is a great alternative for Primary Care and Internal Medicine doctors who are tired of being tied to high volume and RVUs. We have a quality over quantity approach and patient load is under 10 on most days.

Summit ElderCare currently already serves residents of Hampden County, Worcester County, and the communities of Easthampton, Granby, Hudson, Marlborough, Southampton and South Hadley. We help give elderly adults and their caregivers an innovative choice in health care as a welcome alternative to nursing home care. Participants in Summit ElderCare have access to most medical services through a Summit ElderCare site while they keep living in their own homes and communities. Summit ElderCare provides individualized quality care by a team of geriatric care professionals who work together with participants and caregivers to address each individual's specific needs. This Interdisciplinary team of professionals is an essential component of the Summit ElderCare PACE program and uses a collaborative approach to care FALLON HEALTH www.fchp.org

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 nations top health plans, and is the only health plan in Massachusetts to have been awarded Excellent Accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products. For more information, visit www.fallonhealth.org.

Our mission

Summit ElderCare is the only program of its kind in central Massachusetts. Summit ElderCare started as part of a PACE demonstration project, and is one of Eight PACE programs in the State. There are more than 118 PACE programs nationwide. And, although Fallon Community Health Plan sponsors Summit ElderCare, a participant does not have to be an FCHP member to enroll.

Summit ElderCare is committed to maximizing the dignity and respect of older adults and to enable elders to remain in their homes and in their communities as long as medically and socially feasible. Summit ElderCare enhances their quality of life and their autonomy. Summit ElderCare preserves and supports the elderly adult's family as an integral part of this mission.

Thats where you come in as Summit ElderCare continues to lead the way in forward-thinking models of elder care we are looking for that same type of innovative Physicians with a passion for this population, too take our growing program to the next level! Reach out live for more details.

Highlights of Summit ElderCare
Primary care physicians and staff with expertise in geriatrics the care of older adults
Specialty care
Full prescription drug coverage
100% hospitalization coverage
Assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs)
Adult day health program
Medical transportation
Family caregiver support
Specialized dementia and geriatric care

Education: Medical degree, Geriatric specialty strongly desired
License: A doctor of medicine or osteopathy legally authorized to practice medicine or surgery in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Current DEA certificate.
Certification: Board certification Internal Medicine, Geriatrics or Family Practice preferred
Experience: At least 1 year working with a frail or elderly population.

Employer Profile

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, Fallons PACE helps provide older adults and their caregivers with a welcome alternative to nursing home care. Participants in Summit ElderCare have access to social support and most medical services at a Summit ElderCare site while they keep the independence of living in their own homes and communities.

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 nations top health plans, and is the only health plan in Massachusetts to have been awarded Excellent Accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products. For more information, visit www.fallonhealth.org.

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