Team Leader - CDAMS & Continence Clinic

Job posted: 19/05/2021
Applications close: 22/06/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 23708

Reference: 23708

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Team Leader – Cognitive, Dementia and Memory Service (CDAMS) & Continence Clinic
Eastern Health 

  • Allied Health Senior Clinician Grade 3 (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Speech Pathologist, or Clinical Psychologist) or Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 5

  • Part Time (0.84EFT) Ongoing 

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.

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and dynamic Team Leader to develop and lead the interdisciplinary team within the Cognitive, Dementia and Memory Service (CDAMS) & Continence Service at Eastern Health.

The Cognitive, Dementia and Memory Service (CDAMS) is a specialist diagnostic clinic for people with early cognitive changes or people experiencing memory loss. The service provides expert clinical diagnosis, referral for appropriate investigations or other service providers. It also offers education, advice and support to assist patients and families to manage the condition.

Continence Service is a specialist clinic for people with bladder and/or bowel dysfunction referred for continence assessment and management. The service provides expert assessment, investigations, provisional diagnosis and treatment for these conditions. It also offers management measures, advice and support to assist clients with bladder and bowel issues.

The ideal candidate:

Experience in the area of cognitive dementia & / or continence management, the ability to collaboratively lead an interdisciplinary team and as well as skills in managing daily service operations and clinical staff is essential. This role will promote an integrated ambulatory specialist clinics service that is consistent with the missions and values of Eastern Health.

This position will suit a senior health professional with relevant clinical background demonstrating strong leadership, communication, service administration, quality improvement and benchmarking skills.

This role is expected to lead and develop the operations of the CDAMS & Continence services whilst providing leadership support and clinical advice to other Eastern Health services as required.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate high level of analytical thinking and investigative skills involving research, benchmarking and resource identification including innovative service delivery models; demonstrates leadership skills including competencies in decision making and in handling a range of complex issues including organisational change, staff competencies, conflict resolution and collaboration.

You will also be expected to supervise and guide the professional development of individuals and the interdisciplinary team. You will work with the other Senior Clinicians and Manager (Rehabilitation & Ambulatory Specialist Clinics) to drive the professional and operational performance of the interdisciplinary teams and ensure key performance indicators and targets for the program are achieved on a monthly basis.

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

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

Team Leader - CDAMS & Continence Clinic

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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WAH FONG - (04) 0360 3252
Birgitte Bowers - (04) 3460 5307

Team Leader - CDAMS & Continence Clinic