Clinical Assessor at Nurture Ballito

Our new Ballito facility in Durban is looking for a Clinical Assessor to join their team.

Job Specifications

  • Qualified Registered or Enrolled Nurse Registered with SANC
  • Proof of current registration with SANC.
  • 2 or more years clinical experience as a Nurse
  • Clinical knowledge of working with funders
  • Experience working with Coding
  • Own transport and valid driver’s licence
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft programs with efficiency in Outlook as a minimum requirement
  • Ability to function independently
  • Experience in analysis, decision making, time management, oral and written communication


  • Clinical Assessor needs to maintain a high degree of professionalism within the acute hospital environment for out-patients as well as in-patients
  • Early identification of potential patients for referral and admission
  • Clinically assessing the patients in the acute hospital environment
  • Educating the patient, families, referring specialist and funders regarding admission and process involved
  • Determining medical stability, readiness for program participation, and recommend and identify therapy required in collaboration with the treating physician
  • Communicating and facilitating eligibility of funders for transfer and authorisation
  • Coordinate a smooth transition to facility
  • Recommending appropriate level of care and services for patients who are declined by their funders for admission
  • Serves as liaison between internal and external case managers
  • Demonstrate effective communication with the therapy team in acute and in rehabilitation hospital
  • Providing good outcome data to patient, family, referring team and funders
  • Develop rapport with referring hospitals and physicians
  • Serves as a contact person for the rehabilitation team, internal admission team, patients, and external sources to enhance outcomes
  • Maintaining excellent productivity and efficiency
  • Maintain uncompromising quality nursing care

Marketing Responsibilities

  • Assist Facility Manager with internal tours and presentations
  • Assist Facility Manager with Functions / Training for medical aids if needed
  • Distribute marketing material to referral sources

If you meet the above criteria and have the relevant experience, submit your CV to Samantha at clearly marked “CAB” with three (3) contactable references of Line Managers you reported to. Should you not receive a response within two weeks after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has not been successful.

1. Relationships

Patient centred care allows you to connect with patients and make a difference.

2. Good salary

You are able to earn a salary that makes you feel secure.

3. Opportunities

Support and training is encouraged to grow and diversify your skills.

4. Environment

Pleasant work environment that is challenging and innovative.

5. Colleagues

Working alongside a multidisciplinary team of friendly colleagues and doctors.