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.
Fixed Term Maternity Leave Position from January 2019
Part Time 48 hours a fortnight
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
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. HARP focuses on care coordination, education, and capability building with clients to reduce avoidable hospital attendance and improve health outcomes in the community. HARP Pulmonary Rehab is a service which sits within HARP, and provides an 8 week exercise and education program for people with chronic lung disease.
This fixed term position is the perfect opportunity to experience the autonomy, flexibility and job satisfaction of providing direct nursing care in the community rehab setting.
The HARP RN Pulmonary Rehab is situated in a small rehab team and works with people experiencing chronic and complex respiratory lung conditions. The role provides assessment, education, and clinical review of clients, primarily in the rehab setting, and collaborates with the multidisciplinary team for care planning and problem solving. This role has a particular focus on respiratory education and support, as well as supporting individualised exercise prescription.
Adaptability and continuous improvement focus
Develop self and others
Discount health insurance
If you have any questions, please contact Chloe Bryan on 0428 746 361
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.