Sub-acute Intake Coordinator

Job posted: 09/12/2022
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Echuca

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Echuca Regional Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 10957

Reference: 10957

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Echuca

The Position

Title:  Subacute Intake Coordinator

Department:  Rehabilitation Ward

Classification:   Dependent on qualifications and experience

Hours per fortnight: 76

Status: Permanent full time

  • Opportunity to utilise your skills in care coordination, patient assessment and patient centred goal setting
  • Challenging and rewarding role in a supportive environment
  • Ongoing full time position

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified Allied Health professional to take the next step in their career and join the Rehabilitation Ward as a Bed Intake Coordinator.

The Rehab Bed Intake Coordinator collaborates with the Bed Manager, Rehab NUM and Rehab Clinical Health Lead to develop and maintain streamlined intake systems for the Rehab Ward in the context of the broader intake system for bed based services at ERH. The role also has overall responsibility for assessing all referrals and coordinating admissions to the Rehab Ward.

The Rehabilitation Ward combines contemporary inter-professional practices and fantastic patient outcomes in a brand new state of the art rehabilitation unit.

The Rehabilitation Ward provides care for patients in four care types: Rehab, GEM, TCP and Palliative Care and therefore ensures a diverse and dynamic working environment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure the systems for Rehab Ward intake and transitioning patients to the Rehab Ward are streamlined, efficient and patient centred.
  • Work collaboratively with the Bed Manager to ensure the Rehab intake system is consistent with other intake systems for ERH hospital bed based services.
  • Ensure and support staff to use practices consistent with the ERH system for the referral of patients to bed based services and transitioning patients from one service to another.
  • Actively input into the development of the Bed Manager KPIs suite to ensure the effectiveness of intake and transfer systems are routinely monitored and assessed.
  • Coordinate the intake of individual patients to the Rehab Ward.
  • Attend care coordination meetings. 

Our team requires someone who has:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A professional manner at all times
  • A strong team focus and ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team
  • A keen interest in learning and developing new knowledge and skills
  • A proactive approach, is highly motivated and well organized
  • An excellent understanding of the setting and services provided by the Rehab Ward and ERH bed based programs more generally
  • The ability to communicate effectively with clinicians in all disciplines 

This position requires people who are motivated and driven, and who have demonstrated skills and experience in actively contributing to patient care planning in multidisciplinary team forums.

This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check and (where relevant) provision of a Working With Children Check and check on the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme prior to appointment.  In addition, this position requires evidence of vaccination status for COVID-19.

Employee and family benefits include:

  • Comprehensive learning and development program
  • Flexible employment practices
  • Salary packaging
  • Extended employee assistance program (including support for family members)
  • Employee health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Employee recognition program
  • Free onsite parking.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

For further information on the role please refer to the position description.  Applications are to be submitted online.

Sub-acute Intake Coordinator

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Lori McCormick - 0354855172

Sub-acute Intake Coordinator