ACFI Coordinator

  • ID 8365
  • Work TypeFull Time
    Location Toowoomba Aged Care Residence
    Toowoomba, QLD Australia
  • Closing Date Monday, November 27, 2017 - 5:00pm

Established for 48 years, TriCare is one of Queensland’s largest private owners and managers of retirement communities and aged care residences.

TriCare is recruiting for a full time ACFI Coordinator at our Toowoomba Aged Care Residence, an 81 bed facility located close to the top of the range in Toowoomba.

Reporting to the Regional ACFI Coordinator – Regional, you will be committed to optimising funding for the benefit of residents. To be eligible, you will be a Registered Nurse, with AHPRA registration, and preferably have 2+ years’ experience in aged care.

As the ACFI Coordinator, you will:-

  • Have a good understanding of, and have participated in, the ACFI funding process
  • Work collaboratively and constructively within a team i.e. regular meetings to identify potential uplifts
  • Review and ensure assessments, care strategies and ongoing documentation provide the evidence to support ACFI claims to achieve optimised funding
  • Provide clinical leadership and education to all employees involved in ACFI assessments, ensuring that the residents’ care needs, and changes to care needs, are identified
  • Lead the care team in the acquisition of knowledge and expertise to ensure documentation and cares to reflect the contemporary needs of the resident
  • Ensure that the clinical management programme (eCase) is being used effectively and efficiently
  • Review ACFI processes to achieve the best outcomes and ensure all appraisals completed within TriCare’s timeframes.

The skills, experience and attributes necessary to be successful in the role are:-

  • Proven experience in coordinating, leading and conducting ACFI appraisals
  • High level of planning, organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to identify training needs and experience in delivering ACFI and documentation training
  • Computer proficiency, e.g., Microsoft Office and the Aged Care Online claiming system
  • Experience in using clinical management software (desirable).

TriCare is offering the right candidate an attractive salary package and excellent support. If you have a passion for aged care and enjoy developing and mentoring your team, then this position may be ideal for you! Follow the prompts to submit your cover letter and resume to Lourette Strydom, Regional ACFI Coordinator – Regional.

Closing Date: Monday, 27 November 2017

A satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate is required according to the Aged Care Act 1997
Our Aged Care Residences are smoke-free workplaces.


  • Lourette Strydom
  • Regional ACFI Coordinator - Regional
  • C\- Head Office, P O Box 439
  • Mount Gravatt QLD
  • P (07) 3360 9000
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