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Ahpra Registered Nurse & En's| Tcp | Community & Hospital | Toowoomba Qld

ACM HEALTHCARE - East Toowoomba, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

ACM Healthcare is shortly due to become a provider of Transitional Care to a QLD Public Health Transitional Care Program, which means we are currently sourcing a number of healthcare professionals for a number of health services around the Toowoomba Region and surrounds. To begin the service within a few weeks.

We are looking to recruit the following healthcare professionals, in an FTE, PT, and on a casual basis

  • Nursing - RN
  • Nursing - EN
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Social Work
  • Dietetics
  • Speech Pathology
  • Podiatry
  • Psychology
  • Allied Health Assistant

The duties:

  • Working for a community TCP (Transitional Care Program) for a large public health provider
  • Providing a package of services to patients who have been in hospital and who - at discharge - require a combination of "low intensity" therapy and home support services.
  • The aim of the program is to improve a patient's functioning and avoid the possibility of needing to return to the hospital.
  • The program is time-limited (maximum of 12 weeks) and based on helping each person work toward their individual goals.
  • A person needs to be assessed by the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) while they are in the hospital to be eligible for the program.
  • Community-focused role based in Toowoomba QLD and the local health district.
  • Pool cars available
  • Both part-time and full-time applicants are considered
  • Case Management, referral, and advocacy for bed-based and home-based TCP clients.
  • Care planning, documentation
  • Liaise with clients, families, stakeholders to ensure the best outcomes for your clients.

Skills and Experience

  • Previous TCP Case Management experience in either/both Home and Bed Based TCP is highly regarded, however, we can provide training and development through our clinical services manager. As this is a locum role, applicants must be experienced with working across Transitional Care and possess a tertiary qualification in Nursing, Allied Health or Social Sciences. A social work background will be highly regarded for this particular position. The Allied Health Professional is an integral part of the multidisciplinary health care team, providing quality services to patients/ clients of the Local Health District in order to meet their health and wellbeing needs.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Current Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as an Occupational Therapist.
  2. Demonstrated effective written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  4. Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and organize own work/caseload across a regional area.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement and evidence-based practice relevant to the clinical discipline.
  6. Current unrestricted drivers’ license and the ability to maintain. Ability and willingness to drive/travel as the role requires. This may involve driving long distances.
  7. Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa. 

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East Toowoomba, QLD

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