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 - until 31 Dec 2021
- Part-time - 64 hours per fortnight (0.8EFT)
- Classification code – RN Grade 3B Community Health (ZJ1 – ZJ2)
- Alfred location
- Staff benefits
The Department of Infectious Diseases at the Alfred Hospital is one of the largest and most comprehensive infectious diseases clinical services in the country. It is also an academic Department within the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Central Clinical School, Monash University and is a premier centre for clinical and biomedical research and education. The Department offers expertise in general infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, hospital-acquired infections and antimicrobial resistance, infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship, travel-related infections, viral hepatitis, sexually-transmitted infections, and infections in immunocompromised hosts including critical care, burns, cystic fibrosis and solid organ (lung, heart and kidney) and stem cell transplant recipients. We have four active clinical units at any one time with a dedicated general infectious diseases inpatient unit, an HIV inpatient unit, a general consultative service and an immunocompromised host service. Through our Alfred Infectious Diseases Training Program we provide outstanding opportunities for advanced training in infectious diseases.
The position is one of several specialist HIV nurses working in an coordinating patient care and providing outreach to health services caring for people living iwth HIV. The role works closely with HIV Specialists and works within a multidisciplinary team to provide high quality HIV nursing care. The focus of the service is on patients either in the community setting or another health service’s ambulatory/inpatient setting. This will include; aged care settings, GP practices, hospital settings, custodial settings, supported accommodation services. The role would suit someone with Drug and Alcohol or mental health experience.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
- Current registration with the AHPRA
- Post graduate qualification in HIV/Infectious Diseases or other relevant field is desirable but not essential
- Tertiary qualification in nursing or health related field or working toward same desirable
- Experience in the HIV/ID field or Community Nursing is desirable
- Strong clinical nursing background and strong professional identity
- Current Victorian Driver’s license is essential
- Salary packaging
- Novated leasing
- Onsite gym
- Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking
If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Fiona O’Keeffee on M: 0407 577 101.
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.