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Care Coordinator- Emergency Department (ACE- ED Team)

Job posted: 05/05/2022
Applications close: 19/05/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Reference: 45650

Reference: 45650

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

An exciting oppportunity exists for an experienced clinician (Occupational Therapist/Social Worker/Physiotherapist/Nurse) to join the ACE (Advice, Coordination & Expertise) ED Team as a Care Coordinator in a part time or full time capacity until May 2023.


The ACE ED Team is dynamic team providing transdisiplinary care coordination services to clients presenting to the Emergency Department and in the community with clients at risk of presentation. The aim of the role is to reduce presentations / admissions and optimise patient care through the provision of Care Coordination, Rapid Allied Health service and Integrated Care planning. The service operates between 7:30am and 9:00pm, 7 days a week and we are seeking an experienced Therapist to join the team.


To be successful in this role you will have:



  • A commitment to developing integrated services for clients with multiple and complex service needs who often ‘fall between the gaps’

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification and eligible for discipline specific registration

  • A minimum of 2 years clinical experience in a relevant healthcare setting including acute, subacute and/or community based care  

  • Experience in assessment of people with complex needs, discharge planning, case conference and care planning

  • Experience working in multidisciplinary teams

  • A willingness to learn and grow in the Emergency Department environment

  • A passion for providing Best Care to the Western Health community


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- Emergency Department (ACE- ED Team)

Job type:

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Contact:

Jacinta Brenan - 0481476522
Catherine Grant - 0466469372

Care Coordinator- Emergency Department (ACE- ED Team)