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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 or duties 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.


    VOLUNTEER AT MEOC!

    Volunteer at Mountain Laurel Cancer Support and Resource Center, Big Stone Gap, Virginia

  • 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.


    EMPLOYMENT AT MEOC!

    UTILIZATION REVIEW NURSE/IN-HOME FAMILY CARE RN          APPLY ONLINE TODAY!

    Location:  UTILIZATION REVIEW NURSE/IN-HOME FAMILY CARE RN, Big Stone Gap, VA

    Mountain Empire PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) has immediate need for a UTILIZATION REVIEW NURSE/IN-HOME FAMILY CARE RN. Full-time position. Competitive salary & fringe benefits. This position will ensure that medical services are delivered in a manner that balances quality of care with efficiency, cost-containment and compliance. Must have well-developed knowledge and skills in utilization management. This position also has direct oversight of all duties pertaining to home care and family support services. Responsibilities include detailed record keeping and supervision of the plan of care for personal care clients, as well as supervision of home aides. Requires considerable local travel, as well as some out-of-area travel. REQUIREMENTS • Current RN license to practice in Commonwealth of Virginia • Satisfactory work history • Two years related clinical experience as an RN • Valid driver’s license HOW TO APPLY Complete application and upload resume at www.meoc.org. (On right-hand menu, click under “Employment” on https://meoc.ninjagig.com.) Contact Genia Garrett at genia.garrett@meoc.org or (276) 523-0599 for more information. 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.) EEO/VET/AA/Older Worker


    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 or duties also require Random and Post Accident testing. MEOC has a zero tolerance Drug and Alcohol Policy.




    Transit Operations Director          APPLY ONLINE TODAY!

    Location:  Transit Operations Director, Big Stone Gap, VA

    Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Transit Operations Director. Salaried position with excellent benefits. Salary negotiable. Position open until filled. Requirements: • High school diploma (bachelor’s degree preferred) • experience with state and federal regulations • familiarity with the service area • demonstrated ability to work well with diverse groups of people • ability to develop and present information to large groups • experience with computers, specialized databases, budgets, deadlines and working under pressure • ability to supervise others and respond satisfactorily to requests for customer service • ability to make sound decisions quickly in a rapidly changing environment • ability to follow oral and written directions precisely Pre-employment physical examination, drug screening and criminal background check required. Ongoing drug and alcohol testing. Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. EEO-VET-AA-Older Workers


    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 or duties also require Random and Post Accident testing. MEOC has a zero tolerance Drug and Alcohol Policy.




    Registered Nurse - PACE          APPLY ONLINE TODAY!

    Location:  Registered Nurse - PACE, Big Stone Gap, VA

    Immediate need for a Registered Nurse for Mountain Empire Older Citizens Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). RN will provide direct and indirect nursing care to geriatric patients in the medical clinic, triage after-hours calls - rotating call schedule. Administers medications, assessments, changes dressing, provides wound care as well as being a liaison between providers and patients. Documents in EHR patient care delivery, condition, progress in a timely manner. Provides patient education to patients and family members. Clinic hours are 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. After-hours call rotation. Competitive salary and benefits. QUALIFICATIONS: • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and be licensed by the Virginia Board of Nursing as a registered nurse. • Must have practiced nursing in the last three years. • One or more years experience with a geriatric population • Ability to manage people in stressful, difficult and unusual situations. • Medically cleared for communicable diseases with up-to-date immunizations before engaging in direct participant contact. • Criminal history records check at hire. • Drug screen at hire. The nurse will join a clinical team that includes nurses, 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. This is a fulltime, salaried position with generous leave and fringe benefits. Must complete online application and upload resume at www.meoc.org. (on right hand menu, click under “Employment” on https://meoc.ninjagig.com). For more information, contact Genia Garrett at genia.garrett@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 an equal opportunity employer, and gives preference to older workers. EEO/VET/AA/Older Worker Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. EEO-VET-AA-Older Workers

    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 or duties also require Random and Post Accident testing. MEOC has a zero tolerance Drug and Alcohol Policy.

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

    Location:  PACE ADHC, Big Stone Gap, VA

    MEOC has immediate openings for PERSONAL CARE AIDES (PCAs) and CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTS (CNAs). Positions are available to provide services at Mountain Empire Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) as well as in the homes of elderly persons in Lee, Scott and Wise counties and the City of Norton. These are hourly positions with the starting wage at $8.25 per hour. Other benefits include: - FREE training if needed - $250 signing bonus after 90 days - Flexible schedule - Paid mileage (58 cents per mile) - Work close to home Apply online by clicking the link on this page. Be sure to include a complete job history, at least three references, and upload copies of your CPR card and CNA/PCA Certificate. If you have previously applied and are still interested, contact Markeda Hall at (276) 523-4202 or (800) 252-6362 or mhall@meoc.org to update your application. 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 has a zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy. Ongoing compliance is mandatory. All employees are subject to pre-employment and reasonable suspicion testing. Some departments also require random and post-accident testing. MEOC is an equal opportunity employer. EEO/VET/AA/Older Worker 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 or duties 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.


  • 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 CDL by 12th month for that raise.  If you have a good driving record and enjoy working with the public, Mountain Empire Transit wants you! No experience necessary - No CDL required to start. We provide all required training at no cost. Mountain Empire Transit has temporary, seasonal and full-time positions available. We offer flexible hours, perfect for retirees and substitute school bus drivers. For more information on how you can join MEOC’s winning team of transit drivers, completion of online application required. Before final consideration, applicants will be required to complete and sign a standard application and additional forms. Compliance with drug and alcohol testing program and DOT physical required. 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 / duties 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.