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Registered Nurse - Grade 3B/4A

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions4 Positions
  • Applications Close AtClosed 8 days ago
    Published on 23 Apr 2021

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  • Job no: 32512
  • Categories: Nurse, Registered Nurse

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.

  • Fix Term Maternity Leave Cover until June 2022
  • 64 hrs a fortnight, Rotating roster with telephone on call overnight
  • Registered Nurse Grade 4A until 30/06/2021, afterwhich depending on the services model of care, the position may revert back to a 3B YU15 position.
  • Across Alfred health  including Caulfield and Alfred Campuses

The Department

The Mobile Assessment and Treatment Service [MATS] is funded as a Health Independence Program [HIP]. HIP services aim to increase health independence for clients, their carers, and significant others. The Mobile Assessment & Treatment Service (MATS) is overseen by Geriatricians, and encompasses MATS Medical and Nursing roles, with access to Allied Health services through HARP.  The service provides rapid clinical in-reach to residents in residential aged care facilities [RACFs] and the community who are at risk of presenting to emergency departments for reasons that could be managed outside of the hospital setting. The MATS patient cohorts are the frail and elderly, or those with severe disability in residential settings. Often MATS patients have a range of chronic conditions and conditions of ageing.

The Role

  • This role works at the interface of acute/sub-acute hospital, GPs, and residential facilities.
  • You are responsible for supporting the accurate collection of initial clinical and operational information from referrers. 
  • The G4A RN is a senior team member with oversight of MATS G3B RNs, and accountability for coordinating the day to day clinical activities in the MATS service.
  • The role involves liaison between health care professionals both in the community and Alfred Health, and within the organisation also.
  • This role models leadership, supports the G3B MATS RNs, and works with the MATS Team Lead to manage a portfolio or quality project.
  • The position requires excellent communication and documentation skills to foster effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders to the patient’s care.

Skills 

  • Bachelor of Science - Nursing.
  • Current professional registration with AHPRA.
  • Recent clinical experience in General Medicine, Acute aged care, or Emergency Nursing.
  • Demonstrated ability to work positively and flexibly with internal and external services.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to continuing professional development.
  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence

Benefits

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child care services

All enquiries to Georgina Calder  on 0429 358 722 or Emina Pilav on 0439 803 544 MATS Team Leads.

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.

 

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

  • Closed 8 days ago - 07 May 2021
  • Published on 23 Apr 2021, 5:24 AM