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Clinical Care Coordinator

  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Permanent
  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Position available at The Highbury Home

About the role

Work collaboratively and cooperatively with Calvary’s Vision and Mission in mind, creating a culture within the home that is resident-centric and treating everyone as an individual. You will ensure the home remains in compliance with the requirements of the Aged care standards. You assist the Home Manager to ensure that the Home embodies a strong diversity culture that advances the frontiers of aged living, through innovation and integration of clinical practice with lifestyle pursuits, hospitality and design.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that clinical and any specialised nursing care needs of residents are being met and documented in an individual resident care plan by clinical staff.
  • Maintain the resident and their loved ones at the centre of decision making, ensuring their needs, choices, independence, dignity or identified risks involved in their care plan are considered.
  • Implement and ensure adherence to Japara’s Clinical Services Model in line with required Governance and operational requirements.
  • Oversee and implement all scheduled mandatory and voluntary ACFI reappraisals as required.
  • Hold RN's and EN's accountable for daily case reporting, care planning and addressing patient concerns on a day-to-day basis.
  • Ensure that any issues/complaints raised through Feedback forms by residents/representative or other are addressed promptly and in consultation with the Home Manager.
  • Timely follow-up of resident clinical issues; hazards; incident reports; infection control issues as it relates to resident care including trend analysis and produce strong case studies to encourage learning and development
  • Ensure regular clinical sweeps are done ensuring all gaps are dealt with in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate admission of new residents including assessment, development and implementation of resident care plans in consultation with the resident and/or their family/representative.
  • Ensure that all medication is safely stored, stocked and administered in accordance with legislative requirements particularly psychotropics.

What you bring 

  • Tertiary qualification in Health Science - Nursing or equivalent.
  • Recognised diploma or certificate relating to the aged care sector.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a senior management role within the aged care sector with a successful and proven track record.
  • Quality Assurance Certificate or equivalent experience.
  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA - No restrictions.
  • High level of commitment, integrity, honesty and trustworthiness.
  • Above average knowledge and understanding of the aged care sector with the ability to identify changing trends and to ensure best practice.
  • An effective listener with the ability to communicate at all levels both orally and in writing with excellent presentation skills.
  • Understanding of and ability to manage human resource issues with effective negotiation skills.
  • Ability to understand and use information technology and programs such as Word, Excel, etc. and to learn new skills as required.
  • COVID-19 vaccination is a mandatory requirement unless assessed exempt
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

For further information please contact Shivani Tripathi on shivani.tripathi@calvarycare.org.au

About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role including TB screening.
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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