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About Bupa Aged Care Australia
Bupa Aged Care Australia is the largest private residential aged care provider in Australia with over 9,000 employees providing care and services to 6,500 residents across 65+ homes. At Bupa we focus on a person first approach that ensures our residents and their families are at the centre of everything we do and that we deliver our purpose of ensuring longer, healthier, happier lives.
About The Role
As a Funding Coordinator, you will support our Homes to deliver effective and congruent resident care plans that appropriately align with resident funding submissions. You will be responsible for coordinating the funding outcomes by working largely with internal stakeholders to ensure congruency between the care provided to our residents, the residents care plans and the funding claimed.
This role will cover our Cairns and Mt Sheridan care homes.
Coordinate and compile funding assessments and submissions to ensure claim congruency, accuracy, funding maximization and compliance with regulations
Ensure all submissions are appropriately supported with the correct evidence
Ensure documentation and charting is commenced for residents due for ACFI submission – voluntary and mandatory submissions – using the 30-day and 14-day planners as a guide
Partner with the Clinical Care Manager and Registered Nurses to coordinate and monitor the completion of resident documentation, assessments and charting
Liaise with the Clinical Care Manager at least weekly to ensure assessments/ Care Plans and required documentation/charting is completed as appropriate and reflects care needs
Liaise with Clinical Care Manager to obtain and follow up diagnosis required for ACFI submission
Assisting in compiling medication charts and ACFI packs
Populate the monthly ACFI template for voluntary uplifts
Consult with the Funding Consultant, General Manager and Clinical Care Manager review ACFI submitted claims against the ACFI claim on the Payment Statements and appropriately action all funding variances
Actively engage with and monitor resident’s and their care needs
Undertake periodic reviews in consultation with the Homes Management team to ensure claimed care needs are being appropriately delivered
Skills and Experience
Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (desirable)
Knowledge of the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) (essential)
Sound proven written and communication skills
Excellent coordination skills and experience in leading processes
Sound administrative skills and ability to multitask
Analytical skills (for Payment Statements and report analysis)
Clinical Assessment Skills (desirable)
Skills delivering education with guidance (desirable)
This is a supportive and collaborative team, where you will work autonomously in your role. Employees are provided continuous support and resources, to assist with their day to day tasks. We believe in providing flexible working arrangements, that allow you to complete tasks in the most time effective manner.
Work flexibility - from a care home, the head office or from home
Generous leave provisions including 12 weeks paid parental leave
Generous discounts on health, travel, home, car, landlords and pet insurance
Health and wellness initiatives and discounts through Bupa SMILE program
Workplace giving and Bupa fund matching
Continual learning opportunities and more thorough online and face to face training
How to Apply
Please click Apply to be taken to our online application process. Please note that as part of your application you will also be asked to complete a number of pre-employment checks including Criminal History.
IMPORTANT: As of 1st May 2020, all aged care workers and visitors must be vaccinated against seasonal influenza in order to enter an aged care facility – as such all successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to commencement.
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