10 Nov 2017

Full-Time Care Manager

Opal Aged Care – Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Opal Aged Care require a “Care Manager” in Rutherford NSW:

At Opal Aged Care we are passionate about delivering the highest quality care to our residents and only employ outstanding staff who share our values of respect, compassion and accountability.

At Opal Aged care, we pride ourselves on delivering an RN led model of care to our residents who can have complex clinical and behavioural needs. With the recent opening of our 144 bed facility in the Maitland/Rutherford area, we require an experienced Care Manager to lead the delivery of high quality clinical care to our residents.

Our Care Managers are responsible for:
Effective leadership and development of the clinical teams within the facility
Evaluating quality clinical performance data, clinical documentation, work practices and resources so that compliance is achieved or exceeded
Ensuring personalised care is provided to residents and that care plans are developed, implemented and reviewed on a regular basis
Developing capability and currency of clinical practice in relation to medication management, wound care, continence management, palliative care, dementia care etc Our ideal candidate will:

Be a Registered Nurse with AHPRA registration
Leadership experience within Aged Care including previous experience as a Care Manager
Have a passion to improve clinical care through coaching and staff development programs
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
A thorough understanding of the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI). This is a rare opportunity to join one of Australia’s leading aged care providers who is growing and investing in the local area.

Besides a high degree of job satisfaction Opal Aged Care offers a competitive salary, a professional and social team, professional development opportunities, access to leading talent and management programs, health and wellness programs including subsidised gym memberships and work/life balance.

All applicants must be willing to obtain a police clearance certificate via Opal’s police check system.

Please visit http://www.opalagedcare.com.au/careers/jobs-board/ for a full listing of all our current vacancies at Opal Aged Care.

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