- : Osana Care
- : 09-Aug-2018
- : Sydney NSW 2000
Osana is a new model of General Practice and Primary Care in Australia, with a mission to support patients with chronic disease stay well, happy and avoid hospital where possible. It is a social venture aimed to create greater investment into General Practice and fundamentally change how we care for patients. GPs are salaried and each have a care manager and health assistant to look after a population of patients. Patients receive regular risk assessment, health plans, case reviews with specialists, allied health services, patient education, a cloud-based record, a 13 number to call anytime during work hours, telehealth via video or phone if they prefer, or visits to our new clinics in Sydney. We also provide transport and home visits if patients need. Our new clinics have areas for patient engagement, group activity and team-based care. Patients pay an annual membership fee with all services included.
ROLE: • Permanent part-time or full-time General Practitioner – vocationally registered, no AHPRA conditions • Sydney-based SCOPE: • Deliver Osana model of care: Manage 700 patients – spend more time with less patients to focus on prevention and review • Enrol patients: Support patient recruitment activities – engaging with hospitals, specialists, aged care/consumer groups • Lead a care team: Use data and team huddles to plan proactive chronic disease care for patients (manage your own team of allied health, RNs and health assistants) • Support health system reform: Deliver care that patients need rather than what is paid for by Medicare; help build Osana to be a future model of primary care in Australia SKILLS: • Chronic disease management and an interest in health reform and patient-centred care • Strong interpersonal communication skills, can-do attitude and a capacity to own and solve problems • Desire to improve quality of care to achieve quadruple aims of healthcare – happier, healthier patients, better clinician experience and cost-effective healthcare services
TERMS: • Up to $300,000 per annum total package as full-time employee • Locations: Cremorne, Narrabeen, Woollhara, Western Sydney, Sutherland Shire • Part-time or full-time – if full time, 40 hour weeks approximately 8.30 – 5.30 weekdays (1 hour lunch break) with occasional involvement (e.g. quarterly) in evening/Saturday morning patient group sessions. No public holidays nor after hours work nor on-call. WHY APPLY: • With more resources, make a difference to patients and their families’ lives • Unique opportunity to work in an exciting start-up and reform primary care in Australia • Help develop a model of care designed and implemented by GPs (not Government or Medicare) • Work with a Founder that has led large industry transformations across healthcare, Government and other industries; get mentored in business and problem-solving skills • Be part of a dynamic team that will embrace digital tools, data analytics, behavioural economics to transform service delivery in health care
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