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February

Heath Clinician Specialist Aged Care Assessment Team

Western NSW Local Health District - Dubbo, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Improve access to healthcare in Western NSW for Aged Care Clients.

To be considered for interview, candidates must address the Selection Criteria in the Position Description.


Employment Type: Temporary Full & Part Time (up to 31 Mar 2022)
Position Classification: Health Clinician Level 1
Remuneration: $32.47 – $51.05 ph plus super
Hours Per Week: up to 38
Location: Dubbo, NSW or Orange NSW

Heath Clinician Specialist Aged Care Assessment Team
Integrated Care - Dubbo or Orange



About the role:

The specialist clinician, working as part of a multidisciplinary team, is responsible for coordinating the care of clients seeking services within their specialty area and providing expert and quality clinical services in collaboration with consumers, carers and other care providers, using an integrated approach. This position will undertake the role of Assessor for the Commonwealth Aged Care Assessment Program, Australian National Aged Care Classification shadow assessment program, Regional Assessment program and to provide client-end assessment and support for the Geriatric Medicine Programs.

Where you’ll be working:
The Aged Care Division delivers a range of clinical and non-clinical services across the entire Local Health District to support Older people in their families to enable them remain supported in their home.

We are growing our team to include shadow assessments of the funding needs of all residential aged care recipients using the new Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) tool.

The aged care teams and programs have a strong commitment to advocacy, restorative care and reablement back to wellness and independence. The position will enjoy cooperation and support within a strong leadership team and can expect significant challenges in a changing aged care environment which needs to respond to a growing patient population and commonwealth and state health reforms impacting on operations.

This position is based in either Dubbo or Orange NSW.

Visit dubbo.com.au or thinkorangeregion.com.au for more information.

About us:
WNSWLHD is the largest employer in the region, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres, numerous corporate and executive offices and 38 inpatient facilities – which include 25 multipurpose services and 4 district health services. Some of the benefits of working with us include:

  • Genuine support in an inclusive, compassionate and caring team environment.
  • Interesting and challenging work that will bring your purpose to life, broaden your scope and fast track your career.
  • Greater autonomy and responsibility to reach your full potential.
  • Opportunities to make an impact and shape the future of rural health through involvement in projects, innovations and research.
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including access to a mentoring program and in-house training with our Organisational Development Unit and eLearning system.
  • Access to Fitness Passport and free and confidential counselling services.


How to apply:
Candidates must read the Position Description and address the Selection Criteria for the role, providing examples where required. You must also upload a copy of your current CV as part of your application. For assistance, see our Guide to Employment with WNSWLHD. For further information on the remuneration and conditions, visit NSW Public Health System Awards.

Applications will close 2 March 2021 – 11:59pm.

Candidates should note we are unable to sponsor working visas for this position.

For role related enquiries, please reach out to Penelope Wald on 0428 167 739 and penelope.wald@health.nsw.gov.au or Donna Knight on (02) 6369 3511 and donna.knight@health.nsw.gov.au.

Please note:
This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and affirmative action will be applied to suitable Aboriginal applicants in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities.

Talent Pool
If we identify a surplus of suitable candidates for this role, you may also be invited to an eligibility list where you could be offered an alternative position per the relevant Award.

Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging
We are committed to building a workplace that values diversity, inclusion and belonging, by recognising and valuing the skills and strengths each person can bring to our organisation. As a vibrant and diverse region, rich in community and culture, we welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse groups.