Community Clinician - Hospital Admission Risk Program

Barwon Health

Geelong, VIC

Posted 4/8/2021

  • Join a service supporting some of the most vulnerable members in our community

  • Enhance your career with Victoria's leading regional health care service 

  • Temporary Full Time – 80 hours per fortnight (until 13/02/2022)

About the facility 

Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP) is a community based program employing more than 30 staff, including nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dietitians, psychologists and administration staff that provide outreach support for people with chronic health and psychosocial needs. HARP aims to decrease hospital demand through the provision of comprehensive assessment, care planning, care coordination and facilitating timely access to specialist care, to patients who present frequently or are at imminent risk of presenting to hospital.

About the role 

HARP are looking for an experienced nursing or allied health clinician to fill a temporary full time position, until 13th February 2022.

The successful candidate will provide comprehensive assessment and care coordination for a case load of clients with chronic health and/or complex psychosocial needs. All HARP Community Clinicians are expected to work collaboratively with the client, their HARP colleagues and internal and external service providers to work towards improved health and wellbeing outcomes, whilst supporting clients to work towards actively managing their own health needs.

About the culture

HARP staff thrive in a challenging environment, enjoy being a part of a highly recognised and skilled team and are provided with the support to achieve their best.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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