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Care Coordinator - Chronic and Complex Care

Job posted: 27/07/2022
Applications close: 10/08/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 46344

Reference: 46344

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

We are looking for an experienced nurse or allied health professional who is passionate about integrated care and patient flow; and has experience in complex discharge planning, to join our HealthLinks team in a part time ongoing role.


The role of the HealthLinks Care Coordinator (CC) is essential to the Western Health at Home teams in providing clients and carers’ with care coordination and management of their chronic illness, and navigation of the Health and Primary care system.  The CC is responsible for comprehensive patient assessments, providing self-management support and coordinating patient healthcare needs across the health care continuum.


Western Health is committed to streamlining and responding quickly to patient needs, enabling them to easily navigate the health system. As part of this model of care, the HealthLinks Care Coordinators are crucial in identifying services/programs in the community, to ensure that clients get the right service mix to safely support care in the community.


To be Successful in this Role you will



  • Have an appropriate qualification in nursing or allied health and eligibility for  registration with relevant body

  • Possess at least 5 years acute clinical experience

  • Have experience in assessment of people with complex needs, discharge        planning and care planning


About Us


Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.


Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.


Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:



  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance


Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.


Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Care Coordinator - Chronic and Complex Care

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Contact:

Patricia Anthony - 0479177840
Catherine Grant - 0466469372

Care Coordinator - Chronic and Complex Care