Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
Part Time - 48 hours per fortnight
Registered Nurse Grade 3B
Based at The Alfred Hospital
HARP Complex Care is a service within the range of Health Independence Programs (HIP), and in Alfred Health it sits within the Rehabilitation, Aged, and Community Care Program. HARP reports through the Community and Ambulatory Services (C&A) Directorate. The role of HARP as described by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is to “provide hospital substitution and diversion by supporting people in the community, in ambulatory settings, and in people’s homes.” Alfred Health’s HARP Complex Care Service is comprised of a multidisciplinary workforce working in an interdisciplinary model of care.
This position is based at The Alfred Hospital and is the perfect opportunity to experience the autonomy, flexibility and job satisfaction of providing direct nursing care in the community setting.
The HARP RN is situated in a small site based team and works with people experiencing chronic and complex health conditions. The role provides assessment, education, and clinical review of clients in clinics and in peoples homes, and collaborates with the multidisciplinary team for care planning and problem solving. The HARP RN has a particular focus on Heart Failure and COPD education and support, but extends care to other chronic disease cohorts also. HARP focusses on care coordination, education, and capability building with clients to reduce avoidable hospital attendance and improve health outcomes in the community.
Adaptability and continuous improvement focus
Develop self and others
Onsite Gym (The Alfred and Caulfield)
Discount health insurance
Please contact Neil Gunn with any further queries on 03 9076 5298
Applications close at 11pm on Wednesday 30th of May 2018
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.