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    Mountain Empire Older Citizens is an equal opportunity provider and employer.  We are a Drug Free Workplace and ongoing compliance with the Drug and Alcohol Testing Program is mandatory.  All employees are subject to Pre-Employment and Reasonable Suspicion testing.  Some departments also require Random and Post Accident testing.  MEOC has a zero tolerance Drug and Alcohol Policy.  Read it here:  MEOC Drug Free Work Place Policy


    We are taking online applications herehttps://Meoc.ninjagig.com

    MEOC is an EEO Employer, providing services to senior citizens, children and the general public.  We continuously take applications for Personal Care Aides as well as non-CDL and CDL bus drivers.


    EMPLOYMENT AT MEOC!

    MEOC PACE Program Director          APPLY ONLINE TODAY!

    Location:  PACE Program Director, Big Stone Gap, VA

    Mountain Empire Older Citizens Program for All Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE) is accepting applications for a PACE Program Director. The PACE Director bears primary responsibility for planning, organization, operations, health plan administration, financial strength and stability, human resources, marketing and leadership. The PACE Director leads efforts to raise the profile of the program and maintain or increase enrollment. MEOC is an area agency on aging serving the Virginia counties of Lee, Scott and Wise and the City of Norton. MEOC was established in 1974 and is located in Big Stone Gap. The agency offers a wide array of services to help older persons live well in their own homes and communities as well as services for children. Mountain Empire PACE was established in 2008. PACE enrolls frail seniors in a comprehensive program of health and social services to help them live safely at home and avoid placement in nursing facilities. Utilizing a person-centered approach, with the guidance of an interdisciplinary team, PACE participants receive medical, nursing, pharmacy, nutrition, recreation, rehabilitation, transportation, personal care, and social services in the home and in various professional settings. As a capitation-based health plan, PACE covers every service covered by Medicare and Medicaid combined, not only at the PACE Center, but in hospitals, physician offices, dental, vision and hearing practices and assisted living facilities and nursing homes, depending on individual need. The program maintains an enrollment of 90 to 100 participants. PACE has one center, an experienced interdisciplinary team and a network of contracted health care providers. The founding director will retire in September. Job Requirements:

    1. Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. 2. Minimum of three (3) years experience with a leadership team. 3. High degree of professionalism; ability to deal with extremely confidential information. 4. Computer literate including experience with electronic medical records and Microsoft applications. 5. Excellent communication skills. 6. Flexibility to work occasional weekends and holidays.

    Salaried position with excellent benefits. Salary negotiable. Position open till filled.

    No "barrier crime" convictions (See § 32.1-126.01 and §32.1-162.9:1 and §63.2‐1719 of the Code of Virginia for a complete list)..


    MEOC is a Drug Free Workplace and ongoing compliance with the Drug and Alcohol Testing Program is mandatory. All employees are subject to Pre-Employment and Reasonable Suspicion testing. Some departments also require Random and Post Accident testing. MEOC has a zero tolerance Drug and Alcohol Policy.

    Mountain Empire Older Citizens is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Must complete online application and upload resume at www.meoc.org. Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. EEO-VET-AA-Older Workers.


    MEOC PRN Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse          APPLY ONLINE TODAY!

    Location:  PRN Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse, Big Stone Gap, VA

    Mountain Empire Older Citizens Program for All Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE) is accepting applications for a PRN Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse . PRN Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse needed for Mountain Empire Older Citizens Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly. The nurse will triage after-hours calls from patients, make home visits to assess and treat patients, schedule patients for clinic visits and work in the medical clinic. The nurse will join a clinical team that includes one RN, five LPNs, one NP and one MD. The medical team is part of a larger interdisciplinary group that works together to care for older adults with chronic illnesses who live at home and need help with activities of daily living. Along with the physician, nurse practitioner and registered nurse, the interdisciplinary team includes a dietician, pharmacist, social worker, physical therapist, occupational therapist, home care coordinator, transportation specialist, recreation director and PACE center manager. Please apply online at meoc.ninjagig,com For more information, contact Tony Lawson at tlawson@meoc.org or 276-523-0599. No "barrier crime" convictions (See § 32.1-126.01 and §32.1-162.9:1 and §63.2‐1719 of the Code of Virginia for a complete list)..


    MEOC is a Drug Free Workplace and ongoing compliance with the Drug and Alcohol Testing Program is mandatory. All employees are subject to Pre-Employment and Reasonable Suspicion testing. Some departments also require Random and Post Accident testing. MEOC has a zero tolerance Drug and Alcohol Policy.

    Mountain Empire Older Citizens is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Must complete online application and upload resume at www.meoc.org. Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. EEO-VET-AA-Older Workers.



    MEOC PACE Personal Care Aide (PCA) or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)         APPLY ONLINE TODAY!

    Location:  PACE ADHC, Big Stone Gap, VA

    Mountain Empire Older Citizens Program for All Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE) is accepting applications for Personal Care Aides (PCA) and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) to provide personal care services in the MEOC PACE Adult Day Health Center (ADHC) in Big Stone Gap, VA.

    We are seeking PCAs and CNAs who are willing to work in an Adult Day Health Care setting and have at least one year experience in caring for the frail elderly.

    These are hourly positions with the starting wage at $8.25 per hour.

    You MUST visit https://meoc.ninjagig.com/jobs/meoc-personal-care-aides-and-cnas/  to DOWNLOAD PCA Application Forms Pkg which MUST be printed, completed and delivered/UPLOADED to MEOC along with the online application for further processing of your application to occur.  IT IS REQUIRED that you download this package, print it, complete it and return it with your application, either by UPLOAD on this webite or via mail or in person.  Instructions for completing the package are in the package.

    Completion of online application is required.

    No "barrier crime" convictions (See §32.1-126.01 and §32.1-162.91:1 and §63.2-1719 of the Code of Virginia for a complete list).

    For more information contact Donna Susong, RN, PACE Center Manager or Judy Roberts at 276-523-0599 or 866-793-7223 or by email at dsusong@meoc.org or jroberts@meoc.org.
    Mountain Empire Older Citizens is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


    No "barrier crime" convictions (See § 32.1-126.01 and §32.1-162.9:1 and §63.2‐1719 of the Code of Virginia for a complete list)..


    MEOC is a Drug Free Workplace and ongoing compliance with the Drug and Alcohol Testing Program is mandatory. All employees are subject to Pre-Employment and Reasonable Suspicion testing. Some departments also require Random and Post Accident testing. MEOC has a zero tolerance Drug and Alcohol Policy.

    Must complete online application and upload resume at https://meoc.ninjagig.com/jobs.   Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  EEO-VET-AA-OLDER Workers.



    Mountain Laurel Cancer Support and Resource Center
    Volunteers Needed!

    The Mountain Laurel Cancer Support and Resource Center is in need of volunteers to deliver liquid nutritional supplements to individuals receiving cancer treatment.  There are also volunteer opportunities for persons interested in teaching community workshops which cover prevention, early detection, treatment and resources.  If you enjoy helping others and are interested in volunteering, please contact Jennifer Kennedy at 276-523-4202 or email her at jennifer.kennedy@meoc.org.


    Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  EEO-VET-AA-Older Workers.


    MEOC TRANSIT
    EEO/NET/AA/OLDER WORKER

    Public Transit Bus Drivers

    20-40 hours per week - Start $7.50/hour.  $7.75/hour at six-months.  $8.25/hour at 12 months with satisfactory performance.  Must obtain CDT by 12th month for that raise. 


    Mountain Empire Older Citizens is an equal opportunity provider and employer.