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Aged Care and Clinical Co-ordinator

Aged Care and Clinical Co-ordinator

Recruitment 24/7 have several positions for Registered Nurses to work as an ACFI & Clinical Co-ordinator based in suburbs all around Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and the Gold Coast. This role is for one of our major clients in the Aged Care Sector due to a new role being created.

Reporting to the Head Office based Revenue Optimisation Manager, your position will be responsible for optimisation of revenue through the assessment and documentation of the care needs of residents consistent with the Aged Care Funding Instrument. It involves leading the education and development of the team, providing nursing and personal care services in compliance with accreditation outcome standards and ACFI requirements.

To be considered for the role you must be a Registered Nurse with current APHRA registration and experience with ACFI assessment, documentation, charting and in care planning documentation and review. You will also be required to have experience in Government review and validation of ACFI claims. You will also have the clinical and management experience, expertise and capability to step up into a Clinical Manager role when required.

The main duties of the role include:

  • Revenue Optimisation:
    • Residential care service optimisation of the revenue through ACFI
    • Ensure all ACFI funding opportunities are identified through review of resident assessment, documentation and clinical indicators and reappraisals of ACFIs.
    • Review residential care needs
    • Complete appraisals and re-appraisals within the given timeframes
    • Maintain an analysis of potential ACFI uplifts based on agreed trigger events and ensure that uplifts are actioned immediately when the care need change is realised.
       
  • Clinical Coordination:
    • Ensure that nursing and personal care employees have the knowledge and skills to assess, plan, implement, direct and evaluate care for residents.
    • Facilitate the development of professional clinical practice by the qualified nursing team
    • Actively identify and research new concepts and trends and maintain theoretical and practical knowledge of contemporary residential aged care.
    • Evaluate the findings of audits, analyse trends and, in consultation with the management team, initiate strategies to address identified issues
       
  • Administration & Reporting:
    • Lodge and ensure acceptance of ACFI claims through Medicare business channels
    • Maintain ACFI documentation is complete and securely stored
    • Reconcile provider reports and Payment Statements monthly to ensure ACFI submissions are accurately registered
    • Provide ACFI forecasts on prospective residents utilising documentation review, discussions with health care providers, the resident and the resident’s family. Conduct site visits when necessary to ensure the most accurate forecast.
       
  • Education:
    • Deliver education on assessment, documentation, ACFI and care planning to new employees and through annual programs providing an overview of assessment and documentation and requirements of ACFI and care planning.
    • Identify training and education needs and plan, organise and deliver training and support employees in the completion of comprehensive and accurate assessments, documentation of care strategies, progress and clinical notes, development and review of care plans and ACFI assessments and charting in conjunction with the Clinical Manager and the Revenue Optimisation Manager.
    • In collaboration with the Clinical Manager, act as resource to nursing and personal care employees in the understanding of policies, guidelines, protocols and care team practices.

Required Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse (Division 1) with current AHPRA registration
  • Experience in aged care assessment and documentation and in leading the development of employees competencies in these skills
  • Experience in ACFI assessment, documentation, charting and in care planning documentation and review
  • Experience in Government review and validation of ACFI claims
  • Clinical and management experience, expertise and capability to step up into Clinical Manager Role

According to the Aged Care Act 1997 and the Sanctions Principles, the successful candidate must:

  • Provide a Police Clearance
  • Conduct a search of bankruptcy
  • Provide suitable employment and reference checks

If you are interested in the above position, please email your current resume and cover letter clearly outlining how you are suited to the position and which area (Brisbane, Sunshine Coast or Gold Coast) you would like to work to Recruitment 24/7’s Senior Recruitment Consultant Dimitti Morandin at

Please note that if you do not provide a cover letter, your application will be deleted.

Applications and enquiries in the first instance are strictly by email only. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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