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Care Manager

Care Manager

Job Title: Care Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Illawarra, New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH758_1601012728
Contact Name: Lillian Evans
Contact Email: lil@orchardtalent.com.au
Job Published: September 25, 2020 15:45

Job Description

The Opportunity

Join a leading not for profit (NFP) aged care provider in a key regional location on the NSW South coast. This role provides an exciting prospect for a driven Care Manager (CM) to take ownership of a stable site within a supportive team environment.

The Role

Reporting to the Facility Manager, this role will be supported and work alongside another Care Manager and collaboratively run a team of dedicated frontline staff (AIN's and RN's) to deliver holistic case management to the residents.

Responsible for overall clinical management of the medium-sized high care nursing home you will build rapport with residents and families, lead and support staff in the delivery of person-centered care and ensure compliance in line with aged care standards and legislation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure people issues are managed in line with business policies and procedures and in a fair and consistent manner
  • Drive a positive internal culture amongst the team of Nurses and Care Staff
  • Ensures staff are educated and performing effectively in all areas of clinical governance
  • Development of care plans, including establishing optimal and quality lifestyle goals
  • Ensure all compliance activities such as ACQSC Quality Standards, NSW Food Authority (or third-party external auditors) and reporting are followed in line with regulatory requirements
  • Effective management of staff, resident, and family complaints to ensure a timely and appropriate resolution

The Candidate
The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum 3 + years as a Care Manager in a residential aged care setting
  • Registered Nurse with current registration with AHPRA
  • Sound knowledge of ACFI and comprehensive assessments
  • Understand of the requirements of the Aged Care Industry and the Aged Care Act
  • Experience in leading a high performing team and display strong leadership skills
  • Ability to influence positive/performance cultural

For further infromation contact Lillian on 0477 887 095 or email: lil@orchardtalent.com.au