Covid Pathway Care Navigator

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is a multifaceted, growing regional health service employing over 900 staff and providing a comprehensive array of health care services to the East Gippsland community. Located in the beautiful Victorian region of East Gippsland, you will relish a relaxed lifestyle living on the Gippsland Lakes with easy access to isolated beaches, the high-country and snow fields. BRHS offers a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and a range of opportunities to progress your career. You will join our dedicated team of health professionals and support staff who are committed to delivering a high quality experience to all. Be bold, make the change now!
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1690048
Closing Date: 10-Feb-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Covid Pathway Navigator December 2022.pdf (PDF, 308KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Carolyn Nelson, Nurse Unit Manager
03 5150 3249

Position Details

Based in a beautiful part of Victoria, working for BRHS will enable you to have a fantastic work/life balance and pursue your career goals.

STATUS:        Part Time, Fixed Term

HOURS:         48.0 hours per fortnight

An exciting opportunity has arisen to broaden your nursing career gaining experience in this autonomous and rewarding care coordination role.   

The Position:

As an experienced nurse you will work closely with the site Hospital In The Home (HITH) Team Leader to support holistic operational planning and delivery of effective patient care within the COVID Pathways system. You will use your knowledge and expertise to coordinate and deliver quality communication and care to patients in their home setting using principles of evidence-based practice to improve patient outcomes and service delivery.  HITH provides patient care in the home with patients classified as admitted and the program enabling them to receive high quality medical, nursing and allied health care in their own place of residence.  This position is to be worked across a 7 day a week rolling roster.

What you need:

  • Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse
  • Minimum 3 years' acute nursing experience
  • Proven ability to undertake thorough patient assessments and develop goal-based, person-centred care plans
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and compassionately with a wide range of individuals, including co-workers, clients/patients and other health professionals.
  • Proven ability to work effectively, both individually and within a team, and proven competency in the appropriate escalation of care.
  • Willingness to learn the COVID Pathways / COVID Monitor System and referral processes.

Please view the full key selection criteria in the position description

Why should you Apply?

  • Progress your career and gain experience in a senior care coordination role
  • Great opportunity to gain a Grade 3B position
  • Rewarding work providing a streamlined service to our patients
  • Enjoy being part of our highly skilled Hospital in the Home team

For more information on the position, please contact: Carolyn Nelson, Nurse Unit Manager on 03 5150 3249

Applications by close of business: Friday 10th February 2023

To apply:

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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In accordance with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of full COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.

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