Position Details

Reference Number 157899
Position Title Post Stroke Liaison Project Officer
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Medicine, Specialist Medicine & Emergency Medicine
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 24
Position Summary
  • Contribute to an innovative patient orientated project
  • Develop and extend research and project skills
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment

About the facility 

Stroke Association Victoria and Barwon Health Stroke Service are collaborating to support stroke survivors. The dedicated stroke service has been established across Barwon Health for more than 15 years. Multidisciplinary, clinical teams are committed to the provision of best care and outcomes for stroke survivors from Geelong and the Barwon Southwest region focussing on: Engaging in a collaborative journey

About the role 

To work within the Barwon Health Stroke Service contributing to the Stroke Association Victoria Community Hub, ‘Stay at Work Initiative Project’. This temporary part time role will require identifying stroke survivors who would benefit from the project services through both a prescribed screening process and liaison with Barwon Health stroke multidisciplinary teams. 

The position will successfully develop screening tools and establish a communication network that effectively connects identified stroke survivors to the SAV support network. Contribution to Project documents and data collection is essential.

If you have the qualifications & aptitude along with excellent interpersonal skills and the commitment to improving patient care, this may be the role for you.

About the culture

A well-established stroke unit with a strong MDT that has successfully lead stroke practice in Barwon Southwest region since 2000, aspiring to the Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management and Stroke Clinical Standard through clinical practice and support data collection.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from the vibrant waterfront
  • Our Commitment to Child Safety
  • Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan
  • Aboriginal Employment Plan

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Other information         

  • At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.
  • Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.
  • At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
  • We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.
Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Do you have a Bachelor Degree or equivalent in one of the following disciplines - Nursing, Science, Applied Science, Allied Health?
Desirable: Do you have postgraduate qualifications or experience related to Stroke or Neurology?
Desirable: Do you have demonstrated experience in research or quality project development?
Essential: Do you have an understanding of stroke clinical pathways?
Essential: Do you have knowledge of employment, disability, and health sectors?
Essential: Do you have experience with computers; MS Office?
Contact Person Heather Smith 
Contact Person Job Title Stroke Service Coordinator 
Contact Number 0419 583 725 
Closing Date 14/11/2018
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.