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Dietitian - Hospital Admission Risk Program

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypePart time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 20 hours ago
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  • Job no: 62866
  • Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Nutrition

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.

 

  • Part-time - 3 days a week
  • Permanent 
  • Classification - Grade 2 (AJ1-4)
  • Caulfield Location or Alfred Location
  • Staff Benefits

POSITION:

The Dietitian role is a part-time position working in the Hospital Admission Risk Program (48 hours per fortnight).

DEPARTMENTS:

Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP)

HARP Complex Care is a service within the range of Health Independence Programs (HIP), and in Alfred Health it sits within the Home Acute and Community Stream.  The HARP dietitian works within a multidisciplinary team to deliver holistic healthcare to people at risk of potentially preventable hospital attendance. This valuable role contributes to the well-being of patients by delivering individualised nutritional advice, intervention, referral, or ongoing monitoring of individuals as required.  Caring for a diverse patient cohort, the HARP dietitian supports people experiencing comorbidities by addressing the nutritional impacts that chronic conditions can impose. The HARP dietitian works across the HARP service, including the HARP complex care teams, and when required in the mobile assessment and treatment service (MATS), providing a valuable and much-needed resource.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

The HARP 

  • Provide comprehensive holistic assessments, and time limited intervention to clients from a range of diagnostic groups
  • Develop and implement collaborative, multidisciplinary, patient-centred care plans
  • Work with multi-disciplinary team members to facilitate co-ordinated client care
  • Be self-motivated and able to work well, both independently and collaboratively with clients, their significant others, and internal and external stakeholders
  • Have a strong interest in caring for people who experience significant challenges in both chronic disease, vulnerability, and psychosocial complexities

Essential

  • Tertiary qualifications in Nutrition and Dietetics or equivalent
  • Eligibility for DAA membership
  • Eligibility to be a Certified Accredited Practising Dietitian
  • Demonstrated dietetic clinical experience relevant to the community health sector
  • Demonstrated ability to work flexibly with internal and external services
  • Current Victorian driver’s licence

BENEFITS:

  • Salary packaging and novated leasing
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Opportunities for professional development

If you would like any further details, please contact Jennah Holwell (HARP) on 0419 770 002 

Applications close at 11 pm Wednesday, 8 February 2023.

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. This is in accordance with the Vaccination of Health Care Workers (COVID-19) Directions - Health Services. All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against influenza. This is in accordance with the Mandatory Vaccination of Health Care Workers (Influenza Vaccine) Directions - Health Services Establishments for influenza.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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