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Registered Nurse 1

  • Alfred Health Part Time - Permanent
  • Closes in 6 days a
    Published on 14 Feb 2019
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  • Job no: 19274
  • Categories: Nurse, Clinical

Alfred Health

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.

  • Registered Nurse
  • Permanent part-time
  • Grade 3B
  • Across Alfred Health

The HARP Mobile Assessment and Treatment Service (MATS) seeks an experienced Registered Nurse to join our team.  The successful applicant will be motivated to optimise the health care of frail elderly patients living in residential care or the community setting.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

HARP Complex Care is a service within the range of Health Independence Programs (HIP), and in Alfred Health it is aligned to the Rehabilitation, Aged, and Community Care Program.  HARP reports to the Community and Ambulatory Services (C&A) Directorate. The role of HARP 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.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The MATS RN encorporates an intake/triage role, and a community visiting role. The incumbent is responsible for receiving and triaging referrals from inpatient, out patient and community (mostly residential and GP) settings and subsequently providing direct care.  Following thorough inter disciplinary clinical assessment the MATS RN is accountable for establishing and evaluating the patient’s plan of care in partnership with the patient, carers, and other members of the health care team.  The RN role involves liaison between multidisciplinary health care professionals both in the community and Alfred Health. 

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Essential

  • Bachelor of Science - Nursing.
  • Current professional registration with AHPRA.
  • Three or more years of clinical experience in acute care, particularly general medicine, geriatric medicine, and emergency care.
  • Demonstrated ability to work positively and flexibly with internal and external services.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence

Desirable

  • Clinical experience in working with the frail elderly
  • Clinical competence in catheter management, including changes for male/female IDC’s/SPC’s; IV Cannulation; Gastrostomy Tube management.

BENEFITS

  • Salary Packaging
  • Onsite gym 
  • Discount Health insurance 
  • Childcare Services 

All enquiries to Georgina Calder on 03 9076 2656

Application close Thursday, 28th February 2019 at 11pm 

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.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closes in 6 days - 28 Feb 2019
  • Published on 14 Feb 2019, 3:44 AM