The Response Assessment Discharge Clinician

Job posted: 20/02/2023
Applications close: 29/03/2023 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 33446

Reference: 33446

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Immerse yourself in an inclusive, diverse and supportive culture
• Salary Packaging
• Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

The Response Assessment Discharge (RAD) team is a dedicated transdisciplinary allied health (AH) team based in the Frankston Emergency Department (ED). The team comprises of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Registered Nurses, each upskilled in allied health competencies within the agreed RAD scope of practice. The role of the RAD team is to undertake allied health assessments and interventions to facilitate discharge for appropriate patients presenting to the Frankston ED (including short stay units) and on occasions to help facilitate after hours ward discharges.

Operationally the role will report through to the Nurse Unit Managers (NUMs) of ED and the Operations Director of Emergency Services. Professionally the role will report through to the RAD Senior Clinician, the Director of Allied Health and the relevant Head of each Allied Health discipline.

The RAD Team Works as part of the Frankston Emergency Department and their hours of operation are Monday to Sunday, 0730hrs to 2100hrs.

What You Need

• Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist or Registered Nurse with current registration through Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
• Current Working with Children’s Check (WWCC) or applying for the same.
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong capability to utilise digital health systems
• Commitment to improving quality and safety of patient care
• Current Victorian Drivers Licence
• Demonstrated experience in background profession relevant to patents with complex needs and/or chronic health conditions.
• Experience working in an acute health care setting
• Demonstrated ability to conduct person centered assessments and determine the most appropriate intervention within transdisciplinary and background profession scope of practice
• Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and prioritise workload effectively
• Committed to evidence based practice and own professional development

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:


This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
The Response Assessment Discharge Clinician

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Sreyus Sreedhar - 0397841677

The Response Assessment Discharge Clinician