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Nurse Care Coordinator-HARP Integrated Services

Job posted: 01/08/2022
Applications close: 23/12/2022 (Midnight)
25 days remaining

25 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 27716

Reference: 27716

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Nurse Care Coordinator-HARP Integrated Services

  • Limited Term Part Time
  • Eastern Health
  • Dynamic multidisciplinary team
  • Generous Salary Packaging and Employee Benefits

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

The Registered Nurse is a valued and collaborative member of the interdisciplinary health care team at Eastern Health and is accountable for coordinating and delivering safe and comprehensive patient centred care while working competently within their scope of practice and in alignment with the Eastern Health and Nursing & Midwifery Board Practice Standards.

HARP services aim to prevent avoidable hospital presentations and admissions by implementing time limited care for clients with complex or chronic conditions who frequently attend hospitals or are at imminent risk of Hospitalisation. The Care Coordinator role provides care coordination across the hospital and community continuum ensuring integrated seamless care. Care is patient centred, based on meeting client’s individual needs which can include physical and mental health, psychosocial and environmental needs.

The role targets clients with a focus on complex conditions and or chronic disease. This includes active participation in the interdisciplinary case conferences for optimal care to the right patient at the right time. The Care coordinator manages a clinical case load of clients and assists in intake and clinical prioritisation to facilitate smooth patient flow into the service. The role includes comprehensive clinical assessments, care planning, monitoring and review. Services are goal orientated and time limited with a focus on ensuring adequate processes are in place for a safe transition and discharge according to the clients ongoing needs.

The Care Coordinator will demonstrate a minimum level of competence in clinical decision making, as outlined in the Eastern Health Domains of Practice, and meet the minimum competencies required to work within the Health Independence Programs and will be expected to be a positive role model, mentor and resource within the team. The Care Coordinator will assist the Team Leaders and Manager to ensure clinical standards are met and that continuous service improvement occurs.

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess

Essential

  • Bachelor of Nursing / Midwifery or other recognised equivalent formal qualification leading to condition free registration in Australia
  • Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australian (NMBA) via AHPRA
  • At least five years relevant and recent clinical experience
  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence
  • Ability to manage change

Desirable

  • Understanding and commitment to professional standards, codes and behaviours as legislated through the Health Act, Nursing Midwifery Board of Australia, other relevant professional bodies and Eastern Health Policy, Standards and Practice Guidelines.
  • Awareness and understanding of National Standards and Accreditation Standards
  • High level communication, both written and verbal, demonstrated high level of inter personal skills with consumers, their families and all health care professionals.
  • Ability to problem-solve in a variety of complex situations
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Computer literacy and embracing of health technologies and informatics. Personal Attributes:
  • Exhibits behaviour which reflects the Eastern Health values and NMBA Codes and Standards.
  • Promotes and contributes to a supportive and engaged team environment.
  • Commits to providing a safe environment for all.
  • Respectful, collaborative and kind.
  • Team Player

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Nurse Care Coordinator-HARP Integrated Services

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

SONJA LAUKART - (04) 0970 0445
Mary West - (04) 6662 1539

Nurse Care Coordinator-HARP Integrated Services