Acute to Aged Care Related Care Service (AARCS) Coordinator

Northern Sydney, NSW

Permanent Part Time



Purpose of Position

The role of the AARCS Coordinator is to undertake an assessment for eligibilty to access a Residential Aged Care Facility or a Transitional Aged Care Program for patients admitted to Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH).

Selection Criteria

Extensive clinical skills in aged care including community and hospital based experience

Demonstrated ability to coordinate comprehensive and holistic care in conjunction with acute care multi-disciplinary services and other Aged Care health services

Demonstrated knowledge and experience of the health care and functional support needs of older people and their carers in the hospital, community and residential care settings

Demonstrated experience in case management and liaison skills and ability to work with patients, families and aged care providers external to the hospital setting

Demonstrated knowledge of the Australian Government Guidelines for the Aged Care Assessment Program specifically in regard to eligibilty requirements, client consent and approval for entry to an Aged Care place (including associated client costs and process requirements)

Demonstrated ability to prioritise and manage own workload and meet benchmark response times

Ability to develop and maintain formal links with local ASET services, ACAT placement services and ACAT delegates.

Demonstrated Computer literacy and Current NSW Drivers License