Primary Care Transition Coordinator APMHS

Job posted: 22/06/2022
Applications close: 13/07/2022 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 53725

Reference: 53725

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

  • New innovative position

  • Grade 4 full time nursing (part time negotiable)

  • Flexible hours and Working From Home options available

About Monash Health
Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children’s Hospital.

About Aged Persons Mental Health Service

The community teams have seven sub-teams based in Kingston Centre and Endeavour Hills. The service provides assessment and treatment for people aged 65 years and over, who have a psychiatric disability and/or dementia with associated behaviours of concern requiring specialist treatment. From each site services such as the Aged Psychiatry Assessment Team (APAT), the Residential Support Program (RSP), Aged Persons Intensive Community Treatment (ICT), the Psychogeriatric Nursing Home In-Reach (PGNH In-Reach) team and Aged Persons Triage are provided.

About the Role

The service comprises of a team of Mental Health Clinicians, including RPN’s, OT’s and Social Workers. The Mental Health Clinicians are supported by Consultant Psychiatrists, Registrars, Neuropsychologist, a Clozapine & Physical Health Clinician and Administrative support. This position is the newest addition to the service and plays a vital role in the discharge management when consumers move between services. The role facilitates the process of exiting the service with the aim of smoothing the transition to primary care providers such as GP's.As a Primary Care Transition Coordinator you will work collaboratively with other clinicians to ensure quality of care is provided to consumers in the service area. We will look to you to provide sound clinical input to the team and demonstrate competence in supporting, enhancing and facilitating the transfer of identified consumers from Aged Persons Mental Health teams in Kingston to Primary and Private Specialist care.

About You

You are an innovative thinker and are passionate about taking the team to the next level. Your ambitious and supportive disposition will see the success of the team reach many goals one being of course, increased throughput and successful discharge planning. Your approach is patient centred and view exceptional outcomes as a top priority. In clinical matters you will demonstrate your excellent knowledge base in dealing with complexities as well as being an effective resource for the team regarding Primary Care providers in the area.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Minimum 5 years as a Grade 3 Registered Psychiatric Nurse

  • great communicator and capacity to network and collaborate

  • Patient centred

  • Experience with Aged Mental Health desirable but not fundamental

  • Similar roles such as GP Liaison desirable but not fundamental

Monash Health will offer:

  • Monthly ADO’s

  • Salary Packaging

  • Access to professional development

  • Friendly and supportive culture

Want to be part of a bigger picture? Apply today.

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status

Primary Care Transition Coordinator APMHS

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Augusto Cruz - 0416 225 841

Primary Care Transition Coordinator APMHS