We have an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Clinical Manager with strong leadership skills to lead care delivery within our Moonya residential facility in Manjimup!
Local, interstate and international candidates are welcome to apply.
Why join us?
- A tailored relocation package up to $60,000 available including visa sponsorship (482), housing assistance and generous bonuses
- Sponsorship on a 482 visa is available for overseas candidates who meet eligibility requirements.
- Claim additional relocation costs through Salary Packaging
- Boost your pay with Salary Packaging (claim up to $18,550 tax free salary) to all eligible employees
- Values based organisation supporting residents to live a meaningful life
- First class training and leadership development opportunities
- Annual AHPRA registration reimbursement
- Discounted health insurance, retail and accommodation
- Access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and our wellness program
Relocate to our beautiful State
This role is based in Manjimup, a thriving country town.
The Southern Forests, located three hours south of Perth, is often referred to as the “food bowl” of WA due to its fertile soils. The region is home to an emerging cool-climate wine region – producing some top tier pinot noir and chardonnay – and contains more than 90 per cent of the southern hemisphere’s Perigord truffles. Learn more about Manjimup.
About your new role
Working closely with staff, residents and families, the Clinical Manager leads and ensures the delivery of effective care services based on our philosophy of individualised, person centered care and support, and contributes to making resident life meaningful.
This includes the overall responsibility for the assessment, planning, delivery and monitoring of all care, including clinical and allied health interventions, to ensure the individual needs of residents within the care facility are met, that the quality of life for the individual is optimised, and compliance with AN-ACC and Accreditation requirements.
This role also provides clinical support, guidance and advice to management, mentorship to clinical staff and works closely with other areas within the organisation in the identification of better practice and quality initiatives across the facility.
- Facilitates/leads a collaborative, multidisciplinary team approach that actively supports achievement of an ongoing, meaningful life for each resident.
- Actively monitors, coordinates and, where appropriate, provides for clinical and holistic, individualized care. Clinical care is based on best practice assessment, care planning and evaluation, as well as management of clinical and non-clinical actions that have been agreed in collaboration with residents, families and other health care stakeholders.
- In collaboration with the manager, maintains contact with families through scheduled annual conferences for each resident, or more frequently if required. Addresses family concerns and recognises any important issues that families must be informed of.
- Oversees medication management by ensuring all clinical staff are well trained and developed, correct reporting principals are upheld and all medications are administered and stored according to regulations and policy.
- Ensures evaluation of residents’ responses to their health status and care interventions are evaluated in a timely manner that reflects best practice, and are documented so that revised care plans are developed in collaboration with all stakeholders.
- Oversees clinical incident and other care related reporting, evaluates and ensures appropriate responses and implementation of clinical improvement opportunities.
- Ensures clinical and care staff are working within their scope of practice and delegation framework.
- Leads the care assessment process to ensure the holistic needs of individual residents are clearly identified, that funding claims support these needs and can be substantiated. This includes leading weekly care team meetings and pre-admission assessments.
- Works closely and in partnership with the AN-ACC Coordinator to ensure the accuracy of AN-ACC submissions, that AN-ACC packs are accurate and complete and that submissions support care needs and interventions.
- Continually builds the capacity of staff around assessments, documentation and on-going monitoring of holistic resident needs through on the job education and coaching/ management of staff.
- Assists with budget planning, monitors clinical budget and reports clinical care budgeted line-item needs.
- Actively implements Clinical Governance actions and contributes to the ongoing improvement of the Clinical Governance Framework of the organisation.
Skills and Experience
- Tertiary qualifications in Nursing and current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse.
- Previous experience at a senior clinical care level working in aged care is essential
- Demonstrated leadership and influencing skills
- Sound understanding of care assessment in the Aged Care Sector and use of the ACFI.
- Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
- Sound understanding of relevant legislation and experience in meeting Australian Aged Care Quality Standards and Outcomes.
- Demonstrated understanding of the person-centred approach in aged care and a commitment to providing a customer centric approach.
- Demonstrated proficiency in the use of a wide range of IT applications.
- Experience working at advanced skill level in the field of geriatric medicine, chronic disease management, palliative care, dementia care, or another field relevant to the care persons over the age of 65.
- An ability to understand financial management principles and interpret financial reports.
- An understanding of contemporary Aged Care issues and opportunities.
- Willingness to obtain a new National Police Check (cost covered)
- Willingness to obtain or provide proof of 2023 Influenza & three (3) Covid-19 Vaccinations
- Willingness to undergo a pre-employment medical if required
Baptistcare is one of WA’s largest providers of residential aged care, retirement living and home care services, providing the highest level of quality care and support across both metro and regional locations. We focus on empowering our customers to maintain homely comforts and community connection by providing care with compassion, integrity, and dignity.
Our focus is not limited to our customers, but also your wellbeing and career growth. We aim to support you to achieve a fulfilling career with first class training and development opportunities.
We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace where everyone is valued. The more diversity we have, the more unique perspectives and creative ideas we share. Therefore, we embrace people of different age, religion, sexual orientation or identity, physical or mental ability and ethnicity.
How to Apply
If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! Click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts.
Please include your APHRA Registration number and a cover letter with your application, thank you.
For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Joshua Lenzo – Recruitment Advisor at [email protected] with the subject heading “Clinical Manager – Manjimup”. Please note that we do not accept applications to this email address, they must be submitted online.
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as applications will be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.