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February

Manager -bed Access Unit

ALFRED HEALTH - Caulfield, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  •  Ongoing- Fixed Term
  • Full Time
  • Grade 4B
  • Caulfield Hospital

The Department

 The Home, Acute and Community Program at Caulfield Hospital provides a range of services, which are delivered through four (4) defined streams of care – Health of Older People (HOP), Rehabilitation, Acute care and Community Integration. The Health of Older People and Rehabilitation streams provide care to patients across a continuum of inpatient, home based and community settings. This program was previously named the Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Care Program (RACC).

The Role

The Bed Access Unit Manager is a health professional with advanced clinical skills and extensive assessment experience. The Bed Access Unit Manager aims to provide an accessible, effective and efficient service to all CH consumers by ensuring appropriate referrals are accepted for the service and other referrals are re-directed to the most relevant other service provider. The Bed Access Unit Manager provides a pivotal role in provision of general information to the community and facilitates access to a range of hospital and community services.

The Bed Access Unit Manager assumes responsibility for the process and sequencing both planned and unplanned patient admissions into available beds in Aged Care and Rehabilitation and to the Transition Care Program located on site and in partner facilities. The Bed Access Unit Manager liaises extensively with incoming patients, medical, nursing and waiting list staff to ensure the optimal and most efficient use of available resources

Skills 

  • Ability to undertake a preliminary assessment on the telephone using evaluative and interpretive expertise and extensive information collection to determine the most appropriate response. (essential)
  • Ability to accurately record information given by referrers onto the intake screening tool. (essential)
  • Ability to resolve conflict and manage complex dynamics throughout the intake process. (essential)
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a range of CH staff, other hospital staff, community agencies, government and non-government agencies to identify and most optimal care plan for clients and carers. (essential)
  • Excellent written, verbal and telephone communication skills. (essential)
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions under pressure. (essential)
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of an inter-disciplinary team. (essential)
  • Exceptional organisational /time management skills. (essential)
  • Ability to maintain professional standards and to evaluate your personal professional practice. (essential)
  • Ability to speak a second language relevant to client base (advantageous.)

Benefits

Alfred Health offers many staff benefits including on site car parking, gym and library facilities and discounted private health insurance. Caulfield Hospital is located close to public transport and shops.

  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child care services

If applicable, specify specific requirements that you require in the cover letter or CV.

All enquiries to Olga Kravchenko on 0414405870.

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

Caulfield, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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