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Palliative Care Coordinator

Job Requisition Number:  4688
Date:  19-Feb-2021
Location: 

VIC, AU

Our Story
Home Support Services (HSS) joined the Medibank Enterprise in 2020. Originally founded in 1989, HSS is the leading provider of home hospital care for a range of public and private funders. We provide healthcare and wellbeing services nationally in alternative settings to hospitals, supporting people across the care continuum. 


Your Opportunity 
Reporting directly to the Clinical Services manager you will draw on your extensive experience as a Palliative Care Registered Nurse to deliver best practice holistic clinical palliative care within the community. This role will give you the opportunity to work autonomously as well as coordinating a collaborative team whilst working closely with our Palliative Care Specialist to develop this new program. We are open to applications from candidates seeking both fulltime and parttime work. 
•    A 12-month contract with a view to extend
•    A pivotal role in the development of the clinical program
•    Coordinating all aspects of patient care from assessment and care planning to providing direct patient care
•    Liaising with hospitals, doctors and family members to provide safe palliative care to patients in their own home
•    Managing the logistics of palliative home care services, including medication and stock requirements


What will set you apart from the rest?
•    Current unrestricted AHPRA Registration Divisional 1 Registered Nurse
•    Palliative care qualifications along with minimum 5 years’ experience in palliative care  
•    Clinical knowledge, skills, and experience in acute care 
•    An expert in providing patient centred, evidence-based specialist services for patients with palliative and end of life care needs
•    You will be naturally empathetic, observant, attentive, trustworthy, and committed to making your patient feel safe and comfortable
•    Exceptional communication and organisation skills

 

What sets us apart from the rest? 
Along with joining an outstanding organisation that is transforming the delivery of health care, working at HSS also means:
•    Achieving great work life balance
•    Ongoing Professional Development 
•    Health and wellness initiatives 
•    Discounted health insurance, EAP, free Flu Vaccine.

 

We value the knowledge and contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and are working hard to create an inclusive workplace and develop Indigenous careers. We're also committed to supporting better accessibility for our people. If we call you to discuss this role, you'll also get the opportunity to chat about any adjustments that will allow you to be your best in the role.


To Apply
Click on "Apply for this job", please include a current resume outlining your experience and skills to fulfil this role. 


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