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Heart Failure Nurse Coordinator

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Job no: 69186
Category: 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.

 

 

  • Fixed Term - Parental Leave cover ending 31st Dec 2024
  • Part Time at 40 hrs per f/n (5 days per fortnight, Wednesdays, alt Thursdays & Fridays)
  • Registered Nurse - Grade 4B
  • The Alfred Location, Prahran
  • Great Staff Benefits!

 

Department Summary

The Heart Failure Service in the Department of Cardiology provides investigation and management of both inpatients and outpatients with acute and chronic heart failure or cardiomyopathies with the support of advanced heart failure options (state wide) which may include device therapy, mechanical support and transplantation. The Heart Failure Outpatient programme is designed for adult patients whose major problem is Heart Failure, either HFrEF and HFpEF. The programme offers a multidisciplinary approach to care including nurse coordinators, allied health and cardiac rehabilitation programmes specifically designed for heart failure patients.

Position Summary

In this role, you will aim to maximise the therapeutic benefits of medical management of these patients.  These include implementing strategies to improve quality of life, cardiac function, and prevent or reduce the need for admission or readmission to hospital.

Qualifications and Experience Required

You will have a demonstrated cardiac clinical expertise that will enable you to plan, implement, coordinate and evaluate heart failure patients’ care in close collaboration with members of the Acute Heart Failure Service and multidisciplinary team. Advanced heart failure management skills, with significant outpatient experience is preferred. Experience in a coordinator role is preferred. Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia is required. Post-graduate qualification preferred.

 

Staff Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Onsite child care services, a payroll deductible expense
  • Onsite staff gym, a payroll deductible expense
  • Modern onsite library facilities, exclusive to Alfred Health staff
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance

 

For enquiries, please contact our Heart Failure Coordinators: Kellie Easton or Ashlee Considine on  0407 109 574.

Applications close at 11 pm Friday, 17th May 2024

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 accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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