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Peninsula Health


Reference Number 26621
Position Title Screening, Recruitment and Short Term Support Clinician
Employment Status Limited Term Part Time
Location All Sites
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About Peninsula Health


Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

For more information on Peninsula health please feel welcome to visit our website http://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/

Position Summary

The Screening, Recruitment and Short Term Support Clinician sits within Peninsula Health’s Community Health Independence Program. This program is based on the Wagner Chronic Care Model, an evidenced based systems framework.

The team both arranges appropriate brokered supports and services for those patients returning home from hospital and also participates in the assertive screening and recruitment of clients eligible for care co-ordination to the Community Care Program.

Key Responsibilities

• Responsible for working with the referring physician, patient/family, acute and sub-acute health care professionals, case management associates, external agencies (when indicated) and other health care providers to promote a smooth, efficient and customer focused transition from acute to community care services.
• Ensure screening and recruitment targets people with complex needs that frequently use hospitals or are at imminent risk of hospitalisations and could benefit from co-ordinated care.
• Provide initial needs assessment of clients who consent to participate in the program.
• Effectively coordinate and communicate post acute care services to clients, services providers and staff both within Peninsula Health and other health organisations within already established guidelines. .
• Provide information and referral to services in accordance with funding guidelines and established service guides.
• Where appropriate, provide short term care coordination support to clients eligible for the program but who potentially only require limited intervention.

Essential Criteria

• Tertiary qualifications related to health service delivery.
• Experience and knowledge regarding chronic disease management.
• Experience with working with at-risk and vulnerable people with complex needs.
• Experience in working both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team, with the ability to work effectively, supportively and flexibly.
• Current Victorian Driver's License.

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

How to apply

To apply for this position via Seek, please click on 'Apply for this Position' which will re-direct you to our careers page. From our Careers page, to apply or to continue with your application from Seek please click on 'Apply Now' and follow the below steps to finalise your application:

Existing Account Users:
1. Click 'Sign in' and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

New Account Users:
1. Click 'Register' to create an account
2. Once registered, click 'Sign in' in the top right hand corner
3. Type in the reference number (located at the top of the ad)
4. Re click 'Apply Now’ and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

If you experience any issues signing in or registering to our careers page, please feel welcome to contact our HR Hotline on 03 9784 2700.

If you have any questions specific to the positon you are applying for, please feel welcome to contact the hiring manager via the contact details below.


Other Information

• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must complete a National Criminal History Records Check, meet the immunisation requirements of their role and demonstrate evidence of current work rights to work in Australia prior to commencement. You may also be required to provide a Working With Children Check card. To find out more about our quality employment standards and to prepare your application to join our team please visit: https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.
• Peninsula Health ensures the safety and wellbeing of Victorians living with a disability and will conduct an additional pre-employment check prior to making an offer of employment to a potential employee. This safeguard strengthens existing pre-employment screening processes to better protect people with disability who access disability services.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Tertiary qualifications related to health service delivery
Essential: Experience and knowledge regarding chronic disease management
Essential: Experience with working with at-risk and vulnerable people with complex needs.
Essential: Well-developed written, verbal, interpersonal and computer literacy and communication skills.
Essential: Current Victorian Drivers Licence
Desirable: Understanding / experience in the use of crisis intervention and response
Desirable: Demonstrated experience working with the Wagner Chronic Care Model.
Contact Person Elise Deighton
Contact Number 0428241806
Contact Email edeighton@phcn.vic.gov.au
Alternate Contact Person Jenny Houston
Alternate Contact Number 0448042839
Closing Date 09/12/2019
Position Description Screening, Recruitment and Short Term Support Clin.pdf