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April

Registered Nurse 4a Care Coordinator

St Vincent's Health - Fitzroy, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Description:

  • Excellent benefits including salary packaging
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Full time fixed term until May 31 2022.
About the Company
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,500 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

About Department

This position is part of the Health Independence Program (HIP). The intent of HIP is to deliver improved outcomes for clients and to support hospital demand management and flow, through delivering integrated and coordinated care to clients across the hospital and community interface, reducing duplication and fragmentation of services and ensuring client centred care planning.

SVHM HIP consists of integrated hub sites across several locations including in Fitzroy, Kew, North Richmond and Fairfield.

This position will be part of the HIP Complex Care Services (CCS) in the Complex Aged team based in the first instance at the Richmond site. This position may be required to work at any of the HIP hub sites or programs. This will be at the discretion of the HIP manager and will take into consideration appropriate skills and training.

The key aim of the Complex Aged service is to improve health outcomes for aged clients who either frequently present, or who are at risk of presenting to hospital, because of complex medical and or social issues. CCS currently consists of multidisciplinary teams based at SVHM Fitzroy and at NRCH Hub. Clinical service delivery is undertaken in the clients’ own home and their local community.

About the Role

Registered Nurse / Care Coordinator: provides generic, person-centred care coordination for eligible, high-risk clients living with complex aged care and healthcare needs, whilst also utilising discipline specific nursing skills to support each client to improve their self-management skills. This role includes conducting comprehensive holistic health assessments and nursing specific assessments, coordinating health and social care needs and determining when specialist services are required, monitoring achievement of client goals, facilitating intervention from other health care professionals and ensuring appropriate linkages with hospital and community services. Interventions will optimize clients’ safety, wellbeing and self-management skills through a collaborative care coordination approach, and will integrate traditional hospital based health care services and primary health care. Clinical intervention delivered will be of high quality, person-centred and in accordance with nursing codes of practice, clinical standards and scope of practice.

Classifications for this position will range from YW17 - YW18 ($101,764 per annum).

Duties
  • Direct clinical provision of high quality and evidence-based nursing specific assessment, intervention, education and management.
  • Undertake holistic comprehensive assessments in collaboration with the client using motivational interviewing and self-management approaches.
  • Collaborative care planning with clients, carers and/or families in the context of their health, functional, psychosocial, cultural, environmental, safety and economic needs.
  • Facilitation of client generated goals, that are realistic, time limited and based on addressing health and wellbeing needs.
  • Monitor health outcomes and plan for the transition and exit from the program, ensuring appropriate long term community supports are in place on discharge.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with a wide range of team members, Health Independence Program (HIP) colleagues, key stakeholders and external service providers.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Current nursing registration with AHPRA
  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence
  • Experience working with aged clients living with chronic diseases and complex health and psychosocial conditions.
  • Post Graduate Qualifications or clinical expertise in specific clinical area such as Community Nursing, Gerontology/aged care, Continence, Mental health, Complex psychosocial, Emergency Nursing,
  • Ability to perform comprehensive nursing assessments and develop collaborative plans that address physical, psychosocial and functional aspects of the client.
  • Ability to make sound decisions based on risk assessment and develop action plans to address issues for vulnerable clients
Benefits
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Car Park
Application
  • Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.
At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our Indigenous Recruitment Coordinator through our careers page.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) in healthcare settings. You are therefore required to comply with the SVHA Staff Health Screening Immunisation Policy, which, depending on the role you perform in the organisation will require you to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

Position Description and Critical Job Demands Checklist: Review the following documents:

Contact Details: Manager Complex Care, Darren Gaut, 0428313190, darren.gaut@svha.org.au

Alternate Contact:

Closing Date: 27 May 2021 11:59pm

Reconciliation Action Plan:

At St Vincent's we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

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