Nurse Consultant - Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI)

  • Government of South Australia, SA Health
  • Location negotiable within Riverland Mallee Coorong Region
  • 28 Sep, 2018
Temporary Full Time Consultant Nurse

Job Description

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, location negotiable within Riverland Mallee Coorong Region
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $121,966 - $130,269 - Temp F/T (up to 1/9/2020) - RN/RM3


$121,966 - $130,269




You will provide clinical leadership for Residential Aged Care (RAC) Commonwealth-funded sites around Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI), Aged Care Assessment and Documentation. Coordinating and leading ACFI and contributing your clinical expertise to improve care recipients outcomes, you will ensure the correct level of ACFI is applied to individual care recipients. You will also provide education and knowledge to nurses working within the aged care environment, ensuring consistency across the Riverland Mallee Coorong region in regard to assessment packs and validation. You will develop sustainable systems to ensure the region meets financial targets, undertake clinical protocols and standards development, and work in partnership with key stakeholders (external and internal) and work collaboratively with General Practitioners.

Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of Country Health SA means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. With demonstrated experience with ACFI, you will have proven competence in aged care nursing practice within RAC facilities. You will display strong leadership and management skills, including experience in the supervision of students, Enrolled Nurses and less experienced Registered Nurses.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  

Applications close: 12 October 2018

For further information and to apply visit and search for Job Ref: 675077

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Closing Date for Applications

12 October 2018



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