Senior Clinician CRP Rapid Triage Team

Job posted: 15/05/2023
Applications close: 08/06/2023 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 30109

Reference: 30109

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Senior Clinician Allied Health or Nursing - CRP Rapid Triage Team

  • Part time fixed term until 30 June 2026
  • 30.4 hours per week (4 days per week or worked over 5 days)
  • Ideally suited for Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists, Social Worker or Nursing staff
  • Join the Community Rehabilitation Program (CRP) Rapid Face to Face Triage Team for clients discharged from Eastern Health (EH) Acute and Subacute wards to home

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general health care 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 health care needs.


About the Role

You will assist with rapid triage, assessment, goal setting and discharge planning for clients referred to CRP from EH Acute and Subacute wards. You will recognise the deteriorating patient and escalate to medical staff for management to prevent avoidable readmissions to hospital. Partake in holistic discharge planning following inpatient stay, including liaising with community nursing, Post-Acute Care, HARP co-ordinators and allied health.

Liaise with CRP allied health staff, medical staff and other stakeholders to develop a plan of care tailored to meet the need of individual patients which addresses relevant clinical needs

Subsequent follow-up will be delivered via a hybrid model of telehealth, face-to-face and home visits, as clinically indicated.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills will enable you to thrive in this role. The team will work closely together and be strong advocates for this vulnerable and frail client group. The team will use a mix of modes such as face to face interventions and telehealth.

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Demonstrated expertise in managing complex and vulnerable, frail populations, initiating appropriate therapies and supportive treatments.
  • Demonstrate a high level of clinical reasoning and advanced casework skills, using a patient-centred approach within multi-dimensional assessments, formulating appropriately targeted treatment plans with realistic achievable goals.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans in collaboration with patients and significant carers.
  • Collaboration with other stakeholders and especially referrers, CRP and Post-Acute Care teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in innovative practice and quality improvement.
  • Deliver a high quality, accessible and coordinated service to our clients both in the client’s home and in the centre.
  • Be an active member of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrate high-level organisational skills through efficient time management and professional responsibility including modelling the ability to appropriately prioritise workload and manage multiple competing demands.

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 peoples, 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.

Values in Action: Respect for all | Safe always | Partnering in care | Learning and improving every day

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

Senior Clinician CRP Rapid Triage Team

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Brice Summers - (04) 0481 4708
Cynthia Fong - (04) 0360 3252

Senior Clinician CRP Rapid Triage Team