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 : 32 hours per fortnight
The Patient Service Centre The PSC sits within the Surgical Services Program of Alfred Health. This program delivers the majority of surgical services across all Alfred Health sites. Surgical Services consists of seventeen surgical units, anaesthesia and perioperative medicine, operating suite service, two elective surgical inpatient wards, a medical day unit, day of surgery admissions, day surgery and endoscopy service. The PSC oversees the elective surgery waiting list, medical elective waiting list and preadmission clinic. This is across both The Alfred and Sandringham Hospital.
The Peri-operative Coordinator supports the designated surgical unit/s and coordinates the patients care & journey. The coordinator is guided by protocols developed and authorised by the surgical units and the Department of Anaesthesia & Peri operative medicine and has a key role in ensuring that patients arrive on the day of surgery with all relevant documentation completed and a plan of care is in place. The coordinator works on a day to day basis with the surgical unit, liaises closely with the medical unit head and is part of the Patient Service Centre.
Significant experience in acute surgical nursing
Demonstrated understanding and experience with the multidisciplinary management of the surgical patients, including a demonstrated understanding of pre-admission, admission and discharge principles
Demonstrated ability to develop, plan, promote and market care concepts
Current registration with the appropriate professional body (AHPRA)
Ability to work autonomously
ANUM experience preferred
If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Claire Plunkett on 9076 0215
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.