CAHC recognizes that there is a market for consultants who can assist health care service firms registered in New Jersey satisfactorily negotiate the accreditation process. Agencies often call our office asking for recommendations of someone they can contact. For that reason we have developed criteria that individuals would need to complete in order to be considered proficient by CAHC as a consultant.
The following workshops total 17 hours of classroom training and attendance is required:
Overview of Standards – 3 hours
HR Intensive Review – Standard VI – 2 hours
The Role of the RN in Accreditation – 3 hours
Performance Quality Improvement – 2 hours
Preparing Your CAHC Application for Submission – 2 hours
Preparing for Your CAHC Survey – 2 hours
Avoiding Common Survey Deficiencies – 3 hours
Following completion of the workshops the potential consultant would be interviewed by the CAHC Director of Accreditation. Once approved the individual would be acknowledged by CAHC and listed on the organization’s website.
For more information, a proficient consultant application or for a list of scheduled workshops, contact Marita Drivanos, CAHC Director of Accreditation, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 201-880-9135.
CAHC recognizes that there is a market for consultants who can assist health care service firms registered in New Jersey satisfactorily negotiate the accreditation process. The following individuals have met the criteria in order to be considered proficient by CAHC as a consultant.
Barbara Cording, RN, BSN
Home Care Consulting Services LLC
Phone: 908-219-4729, 908-723-4007
Patricia O’Malley, RNMA
Professional Affiliates LLC
Phone: 321-427-4267, 800-803-6836
These workshops are recommended for agencies wanting to learn more about CAHC accreditation. The sessions are targeted to start ups and companies already providing service to clients that are now considering accreditation. You will learn about the CAHC standards and process. We know New Jersey home care so come prepared with your questions. For more information or to register contact email@example.com or call 201-880-9135.
Wednesday, December 7 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Saddle Brook
Wednesday, January 4 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Saddle Brook
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CAHC is looking for experienced home care nurses for per diem surveyor positions throughout New Jersey. Qualifications:
- Current New Jersey Board of Nursing RN license in good standing
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing or equivalent preferred
- Minimum 3 years home care/community health experience
- Familiarity with accreditation process and standards
- Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
- Excellent written/verbal communication skills
- Must be knowledgable in Word and Outlook
If interested, please send your resume to Marita Drivanos, Director of Accreditation, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 201-880-9135 for more information.
CAHC is an equal opportunity employer.
AGENCY OWNER, DIRECTOR OF NURSING, OFFICE MANAGER
YOU ARE INVITED!
New Jersey’s #1 Home Care Accrediting Body
Commission on Accreditation for Home Care
celebrates our 30th Anniversary!
Please join us and meet the staff of CAHC …
Place: Parsippany Sheraton
Address: 199 Smith Rd, Parsippany, NJ 07054
Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM – Cocktails and Light Dinner served
call 908-508-1200 or email us at email@example.com by September 21st
Donald Winant – Executive Director
Don is certainly no stranger to CAHC. He has been a member of the CAHC Board of Trustees and has served as its President for the past 3 years. Possessing an MBA in Finance, Don has been called upon to use his extensive executive, business and leadership acumen to keep CAHC and all of its accredited providers abreast of the many changes and challenges occurring in the New Jersey home care and companion care industries. His strong political and state government relationships will facilitate the timely exchange of vital information among all of us. Don is committed to expanding knowledge through educational opportunities for all providers and promoting the benefits of CAHC services to those that need accreditation. The entire team at CAHC remains committed to its mission of maintaining best practices in delivering the highest standard of service to New Jersey’s home health care providers and for local communities and families.
Marita Drivanos – Director of Accreditation
Marita is a graduate of Holy Name Medical Center School of Nursing and Seton Hall University. She is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and a Certified Staff Development Specialist in Long Term Care. As an Educator, she has guided a number of health care facilities successfully through the accreditation process. She has been continuously responsible for education of the clinical nursing staff on Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement standards and practices. Marita’s professional background includes experience in community and home care nursing, hospital adult and pediatric inpatient nursing, public health nursing, and clinical staff development and recruitment. She is a Nurse Leader who strives to keep her and staff up to date with the latest “best practice” standards, state laws and regulations and news affecting the nursing profession. Her depth of health care industry knowledge will undoubtedly prove to be a tremendous asset to our providers as we welcome her to team CAHC.