- Job no: 55788
- Category: Nurse, Registered Nurse
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.
Nurse Coordinator – Cystic Fibrosis
- Permanent - ongoing position
- Part Time - 48 hours per fortnight
- Classification - RN Grade 4B
- Alfred Hospital location
- Great staff benefits
Respiratory Medicine at The Alfred provides specialist consultative services throughout the breadth of respiratory medicine and allergic diseases, and includes four constituent clinical Services. The clinical operational structure comprises of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology Service, Cystic Fibrosis Service, General Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Service, Lung Transplantation Service and Physiology Service. A number of joint cross-portfolio Services underpin the clinical operations of Respiratory Medicine. The academic and teaching activities of Respiratory Medicine are under the auspices of the Professor/Director of Research Allergy Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, within the Central Clinical School.
As the Cystic Fibrosis Nurse Coordinator, you foster the autonomy/independence of the patients in managing their health care, in keeping with the spirit of the health service agreement. You understand the importance of establishing a relationship between the patient and yourself in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for your patients. You demonstrate the core values of patient-centred care, trust and respect in every interaction with patients, carers and colleagues. In your role as Nurse Coordinator, you will liaise and work closely with the Head of the Cystic Fibrosis Service and the other members of the multidisciplinary cystic fibrosis team. You will have an in-depth understanding of the issues and health care trends affecting patients with cystic fibrosis and the Alfred’s Cystic Fibrosis Service.
Qualifications and Experience Required
• Registered Nurse (Division 1) with current practising certificate
• Minimum 5 years acute nursing experience
• Experience in Respiratory Medicine and/or managing the health care needs of people with cystic fibrosis
• 2 years respiratory and/or cardiovascular nursing experience
• Post Graduate qualification preferred
• Salary packaging and novated leasing available
• Health and wellbeing incentives
• Onsite gym
• Discounted staff parking (subject to availability)
• Onsite childcare services
Applications close 11pm Tuesday, 2nd August 2022
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.
All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine and must provide evidence of their vaccination status. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.
- Closed 15 days ago - 02 Aug 2022