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.
Hospital Admission Risk Program: Allied Health Grade 3 Complex Care Clinician
- Part Time 0.8 EFT (Inner South Team)
- Part Time 0.7 EFT (Alfred Team)
- Grade 2 or above -7 years’ experience
The Hospital Admissions Risk Program is seeking two experienced allied health staff members to join the HARP service
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
An exciting opportunity is now available in the Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP) at Alfred Health for two allied health professionals to fill two Complex Care Clinician positions. These senior roles are responsible for leading the coordination of care for highly complex patients in the community setting, across the Inner South and South East Melbourne area of the Alfred Health catchment. These roles have local leadership accountabilities over a small team in collaboration with a senior nurse. The position works in a dynamic context in a multidisciplinary model to provide an integrated and flexible model of care. HARP works in collaboration with a multitude of stakeholders and the patient to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals through clinical and psychosocial interventions. This role opens opportunities for the incumbent to develop leadership skills and to gain valuable experience in the management and care of diverse, challenging and dynamic problems for people with chronic and complex health conditions. Along with being an expert in their discipline and providing specialist support and advice to clients and colleagues.
he successful applicant will have sound clinical skills, the confidence, and competence to co-lead a small team, and a strong interest in caring for people who experience significant challenges in both chronic disease, vulnerability, and psychosocial complexities. The position is based largely at the Alfred Hospital and operates weekdays from 8.30-1700.
support clients and staff in care planning to reduce avoidable hospital admissions by optimising function and safety at home whilst promoting quality of life in the community setting.
- Tertiary qualification in health-related discipline
- Current professional registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA) or appropriate registration body or eligible for Australian Social Work Association (ASSW)
- 7 years’ clinical experience
- Sound clinical knowledge of complex health and medical conditions
- Solid understanding of the health sector
- High level of computer literacy
- Competence and confidence in using patient management systems
- Salary packaging
- Discounted Health Insurance
- Onsite car park
- Childcare services
All enquiries to Jennah Holwell on 0419770002
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.