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Registered Nurse

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 6 days
    Published on 20 Sep 2022
  • Job no: 61330
  • Category: Nurse, Clinical

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.

  • Fixed term – until 25 December 2022 
  • Part-time – 64 hours per fortnight
  • Classification code – Grade 3B Registered Nurse
  • Alfred Health - Caulfield site
  • Staff benefits

 

Department

The Integrated Care Team (ICT) is an outward-facing General Medicine Community Team, established to bring together a team of medical, nursing and pharmacy clinicians to provide non-admitted acute care to patients in the community. Alfred Health ICT sits within the Alfred Home - Acute and Community (HAC) and reports through the Community Integrated Stream. ICT seeks to improve the lives of our patients and their carers by:

  • Extending the reach of Alfred Health care into the home
  • Integrating patient care across hospital and the community 
  • Collaborating with Primary care and improving pathways for escalation  
  • Optimising patient access to timely quality care 

Position

The Integrated Care Nurse is responsible for providing direct nursing care, client education, and participating in care coordination for clients being treated by the Integrated Care Team (ICT) within General Medicine. As the Integrated Care Nurse, you understand the importance of building relationships not only between yourself and the client, but also the direct medical team, primary care providers and the wider multidisciplinary team, in order to obtain the best outcome for the client.

The ICT Nurse will facilitate an interdisciplinary care approach in the following settings

  1. Home care- Home visits to provide direct nursing care, both individually or in collaboration with ICT team. This may also take the form of Telehealth or phone reviews and incorporate remote patient monitoring.
  2. Centre based care- Assessment of health care needs and nursing interventions provided in a HAC Hub or treatment room.

Overall the ICT nurse provides clinical care to community patients. The nurse provides consistency to the team and is a resource to rotational doctors, providing knowledge on community services, current patients. The nurse ensures the provision of high-quality, culturally sensitive patient care in partnership with patients, their significant others and other members of the multidisciplinary care team.

Qualifications and Experience

Essential     

  • Bachelor of Nursing.
  • Current professional registration with AHPRA
  • Four years or more nursing experience.
  • Clinical experience in Emergency Medicine, Acute Care and/or General Medicine (? Desirable).
  • Aptitude for delivering client education using a motivational approach.
  • Demonstrated ability to work flexibly with internal and external services.
  • A high standard of written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to continuing professional development.
  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence            

Desirable

  • Post-Graduate studies in any of Critical Care, Chronic Disease, Public Health
  • Experience with Chronic Respiratory disease management and Heart Failure
  • Clinical experience working within the community

Benefits

• 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 Jennah Holwell on 0419 770 002

Applications close at 11 pm Tuesday, 4 October 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.

In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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