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Palliative Care Nurse/Team Leader – Point Lonsdale

  • : RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency - Victoria)
  • : 07-Jun-2018
  • : Point Lonsdale VIC 3225

Position Description:

  • Full time role (ADO inclusive)

  • Award Classification Grade 4A upwards plus Superannuation

  • Access to Salary packaging

  • Internal Professional development provided

  • Comprehensive induction and orientation provided

  • Additional training days + Employee Health & Wellbeing Program

  • Relocation grant through RWAV for eligible candidates

Bellarine Community Health (BCH) are seeking an experienced Clinical Nursing Specialist within Palliative care to provide high end leadership , support and education to a large team of palliative care and community nurses.

Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct nursing assessment planning and evaluation for clients within the Palliative care program

  • Provide nursing care and support to meet the needs of clients and their families with a shared care model

  • Liaise with Barwon Health, GP’s, consultants and other health professionals to provide high quality care

  • Provide ongoing program information to the Coordinator and Community Nursing and Support Program

  • Facilitate multidisciplinary team meetings for Bellarine Community Health clients

Essential criteria:

  • Registered Nurse – Division One (AHPRA Registration essential)

  • Relevant post graduate qualification in Palliative Care  (or working towards)

  • Nursing experience within Australian health care system essential

  • Demonstrated skill in in clinical decision making

  • Highly developed palliative care assessment and care planning skills

  • Current National Police Check

  • Working with Children’s Check (WWCC)

  • Valid Victorian Drivers License

You will need to be passionate in your profession and have solid experience within Australian health care system preferably in palliative care, and want to join a collaborative friendly working environment and committed to advancing your strengths and chosen pathway in providing exceptional service delivery to the wider community, then this is the role for you.

Practice Details:

Bellarine Community Health (BCH) is a major provider of primary health services to the Bellarine Peninsula operating from five health centres in Drysdale, Ocean Grove, Point Lonsdale and Portarlington. BCH employs over 135 health specialists and support service staff in full time, part-time and casual roles. The organizational culture embodies the principles of passion, excellence quality and caring.

BCH provides the types of health services most needed by the local community, with scaled fees to enable everyone to be able to afford quality healthcare.

Services include:

  • Allied health – physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, podiatry, nutrition and dietetics

  • Community nursing and support programs – home nursing, palliative care and continence clinic

  • Child health and development – with specialised clinicians in physiotherapy, speech pathology, occupational therapy and nutrition/dietetics

  • Young people’s services – including a dedicated clinic and specialised health and support services for young people

  • Public dental services

  • Exercise groups and social programs

  • Health Communities Program supporting local projects and activities to change the causes of poor health

Solo or Group Practice:

Group Practice

 

Regional Information 

The spectacular Grampians and Mount Arapiles rise above the vast plains of sheep and wheat in this part of Victoria providing a diverse array of native wildlife, picturesque walking tracks, and breathtaking scenic attractions.

The Great Ocean Road is a must-see – the famous road follows the rugged coast from Melbourne to the South Australian border making for a scenic road trip.

Key features:

  • Great Ocean Road

  • Otway Ranges

  • Grampians

  • Major towns: Horsham, Ararat, Ballarat, Warrnambool

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Palliative Care Nurse/Team Leader – Point Lonsdale
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Point Lonsdale VIC 3225
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