Clinical Nurse - Comprehensive Assessment and Documentation

Job No: HH560
Location: Port Pirie

Job Title: Clinical Nurse - Comprehensive Assessment and Documentation
Job Type: Permanent, part time
Location: Based at Port Pirie, plus occasional travel to other HH facilities
Closing Date: Friday, 7 June 2019

About us

Helping Hand is a not-for-profit organisation offering home care services, retirement living and residential care homes to over 7,000 clients in metropolitan and regional South Australia. We’re proud of the caring, engaged and thoughtful culture of our organisation – this pride comes from knowing we are genuinely making a difference to the lives of those around us.

The opportunity

The Residential Funding team is now seeking a Clinical Nurse – Comprehensive Assessment and Documentation (CN CAD) to join them in Port Pirie on a permanent part-time basis. Reporting to the Manager Residential Funding, the CN CAD will be based at their primary location but may also work at other Helping Hand Residential care facilities in the country division as required. The CN CAD position sits within the residential Funding team who work closely with the Residential Services Manager, senior clinical staff and allied health practitioners, to facilitate accurate and timely development and review of client care plans. The CN-CAD, in collaboration with the Residential Funding team, is responsible for the comprehensive contemporary assessment and care planning for all residents, enabling each resident’s quality of life and independence to be restored and maintained at an optimum level. The CN-CAD completes all applications of the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) to each resident’s assessments and care plans ensuring care subsidy income is maximised.

Your experience

To be considered for this role you must possess a current registration and practicing certificate with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), as a Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional. You will also be able to:

/ Ideally, ACFI experience of at least 2 years
/ Demonstrate experience in and sound knowledge of the application of comprehensive contemporary assessment and care planning;
/ Demonstrate experience in a leadership role including workload management, project management and critical and reflective thinking skills in decision making and problem solving,
/ Communicate with a range of people including older people, staff from all disciplines and levels, volunteers and visitors, particularly in relation to care of residents,
/ Understand the principles and contemporary practice relating to change management,
/ Demonstrate high understanding and experience in working within regulatory and legislative practice parameters in relation to nursing practice,
/ Good written and verbal communication skills including experience in preparing reports, analysing data and providing recommendations,
/ Demonstrate commitment to continuing professional and personal development.
Benefits and perks

/ Excellent salary benefits – Increase your take home pay;
/ Discounted Private Health insurance,
/ EAP - employee assistance program,
/ Ongoing training and development opportunities,
/ Supportive and friendly working environment,
/ Supportive and committed leadership.

To view the position description for this role, please click here.

For confidential enquiries contact Linda Kennedy, Manager Residential Funding on 08 82247893.

Applications close Friday, 7 June 2019.


All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and hold a current national police check or be willing to obtain one.

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