Health 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.
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.