Discharge Support and Liaison Clinicians

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The Warrnambool campus has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment and is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. South West Healthcare is the major clinical and specialist referral centre for South West Victoria. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds (216 acute, 36 aged care and 30 mental health) and an extensive range of primary and community services. The town has a population of over 33,380 and is a popular seaside resort located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. Warrnambool’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. The promenade is very popular and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. Almost every year between June and September the Southern Right Whales return to the waters off Warrnambool and often swim within a hundred meters of the shore.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1413896
Closing Date: 25-Aug-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Discharge Support and Liaison Clinicians PD.pdf (PDF, 344KB)

Contact: Human Resources

Position Details

Are you an Allied Health Professional or Registered Nurse looking for something different? 

An opportunity exists for Allied Health Professionals or Registered Nurses for part time or full time applications for a position in the Discharge Support & Liaison team. Applications are encouraged from Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Social Workers, Speech Pathologists, Dieticians and Registered Nurses with an interest in helping patients access appropriate services to enable timely discharge from hospital. The Discharge Support & Liaison team is responsible for working collaboratively within ward based multidisciplinary clinical teams to facilitate patient flow from the admitted hospital setting to the most appropriate subacute pathway to prevent readmission and ensure that all patients receive the right care at the right time and in the right place

If you have an interest in helping clients access support in the community this may be the role for you. 

Whilst this position is full time, part time applications may be considered 

A Position description can be found at our website under Careers.   

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Erin Klose (Discharge Support & Liaison team Leader) on telephone (03) 5563 1594 or email eklose@swh.net.au 

The successful applicants will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check. 

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 25 August 2019.  Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes. 

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: humanresources@swh.net.au Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

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