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HITH COVID Positive Pathways Clinician

St Vincent's Hospital

  • Make a meaningful contribution to public health
  • Flexible working arrangements – opportunities to work from home!
  • Mix of full time or part time positions available
  • Excellent benefits including salary packaging to increase your take home pay, ADOs and other exciting staff discounts

About the Role
As a HITH CCP clinician you will provide phone based assessment and regular clinical monitoring of high-risk covid positive clients that are admitted to HITH and are isolating in the community. Your assessment will include past medical history, comorbidities, current symptoms, psychosocial issues and ability to isolate safely.

  • Receive and process referrals from the NEPHU
  • Undertake initial clinical and social assessment of the client
  • Triage clients to appropriate level of care
  • Provide high quality and evidence based clinical advice and support to the clients
  • Provide regular phone based clinical follow up of clients with a focus on their symptoms of Covid 19 and isolation requirements

Classifications for this position include the following:

  • Registered Nurse Grade 3B Year 1 - Year 2 YU15 - YU16 ($96,408 per annum)
  • Occupational Therapist ​Grade 2 VF6 - VF9 ($83,361 - $ 95,825 per annum)
  • Social Worker Grade 2 SC21 - SC24 ($83,361 - $ 95,825 per annum)
  • Physiotherapist Grade 2 VB1 - VB4 ($83,361 - $ 95,825 per annum)

Your Contribution

  • Current nursing or allied health registration with AHPRA
  • Advanced assessment and clinical management skills
  • Ability to perform clinical assessments and provide clinical advice
  • Effective communication skills (including verbal, written and skills in adapting communication styles to suit patients, families and/or carers, other service providers and colleagues).
  • Current Police Check, or willing to obtain

What we Offer

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ability to join Fitness Passport - Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilities
  • Staff Health Centre
  • CBD Location, close to Public Transport and close to lots of car parks
  • Free car parking
  • Discounts and Promotions always available through our Foundation
  • Career development & advancement encouraged
  • Culture of continuous improvement

About HITH Covid Positive Pathways (HITH CPP)

This position is part of St Vincent's COVID response. The intent of HITH CPP is to support high-risk covid positive patients, admitted to HITH to isolate safely at home through phone based monitoring of their health, wellbeing and ability to isolate. These patients may be referred as a step-down from inpatient services, ongoing monitoring from ED, clinical oversight of patients from Sotrovimab Clinic or escalation of care from HealthMonitor. HITH CPP also ensures that those patients who are at risk of deteriorating are identified early and monitored closely to ensure rapid escalation where required.

This position is based at the St Vincent’s’ Hospital Melbourne Fitzroy site. Work in this program can be undertaken on site or remotely from the clinician’s home.

Working at St Vincent’s
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.

Application

Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.


Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve.

Please visit our website, for further information regarding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

This position is subject to a Victorian government direction regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Successful applicants must meet these vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

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Registered NurseSt Vincent's Hospital
Location Melbourne
Job Reference Number JR121031
Classification Registered Nurse
Sub Classification General Medical
Job Type Temporary/Full-Time
Estimated Salary Package Not Applicable
Closing Date 22-01-2022

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