Senior Allied Health Clinician ACE ED Care Coordinator

Job posted: 17/03/2023
Applications close: 07/04/2023 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

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

Reference: 46743

Reference: 46743

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

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic Allied Health clinicians (Occupational Therapy, Social Work and Physiotherapy) to become part of the ACE ED Care Coordination team in a full time capacity. The ACE (Advice, Coordination & Expertise) Team is a care coordination service working in the Western Health Emergency Departments. The ACE ED Team has two key functions including the provision of; Emergency Department Care Coordination and the provision of allied health interventions for targeted patient groups that require a rapid response as part of our RAH (Rapid Allied Health) at home service. The ACE ED staff work as part of the ED team providing skills and information that contribute to the patient’s overall treatment and care, with the aim of supporting safe and sustainable patient discharge. The Rapid Allied Health team provides short term intervention to support safe discharge and gap fill whilst awaiting community services.

The Senior Clinician is responsible for the professional supervision of their discipline within the team and is a clinical lead in their discipline in the ACE Team and within Chronic and Complex Care.  The Senior Clinician will also work as a trans-disciplinary Care Coordinator in the ACE ED Team.

To be Successful in this Role you

  • Have minimum 7 years’ experience in public health
  • Have a passion for and experience in providing high quality patient centred care
  • Have relevant acute, community and care coordination experience
  • Have excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Will enjoy working in a fast paced dynamic environment

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.

Senior Allied Health Clinician ACE ED Care Coordinator

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Jacinta Brenan - 0481476522
Catherine Grant - 0466469372

Senior Allied Health Clinician ACE ED Care Coordinator