Position Details

Reference Number 166926
Position Title Advance Care Planning Clinician
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Chief Nursing Officer
Location 59 Sydney Pde
Salary $80,000.00 to $95,000.00
Hours Per Fortnight 40
Position Summary
  • Enjoy a role focused on person centred care and shared decision making
  • Develop critical skills to support innovation in an adaptive environment.
  • Permanent Part Time - 40 hours per fortnight

About the facility

Barwon Health's Advance Care Planning program consists of an active, enthusiastic, flexible and innovative team with a focus on person centred care, shared decision making, safety and quality improvement. The program has received a number of quality awards for innovative projects which improve the overall service to our community. We have had opportunities to present our work at local, national and international fora.

About the role

The Advance Care Planning (ACP) Clinician role is to work closely with the ACP program manager for the ongoing implementation and facilitation of ACP.

The ACP Clinician is expected to facilitate (ACP), utilising a shared decision making process, with referred patients from all health directorates with a focus on patients who are at risk of clinical deterioration, have chronic or life limiting illness and those aged over 75years.

The ACP Clinician will assist individuals to participate in the ACP process including documentation as required.

The role may also involve education, training and mentoring staff across Barwon Health directorates and sites and external organisations within the region.

The ACP Clinician will be innovative and flexible in undertaking the role and will be expected to participate in quality improvement initiatives and project work, in consultation with the ACP Manager.

About the culture

The ACP program provides a dedicated, innovative and cohesive team which is supportive and experienced. Established partnerships with internal and external service providers and our community are highly valued.

Our goal of providing safe, person centred, quality care is shared and reflected in our service.

Opportunities for ongoing professional development are highly encouraged.

If you enjoy a challenge and are looking to work in an innovative, well-supported team where further we encourage your application.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We 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.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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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: Registered Nurse (YT12), current registration with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency
Essential: Substantial clinical experience in the areas of acute, sub-acute, residential aged care and/or community care
Essential: Experience in providing patient care in situations where advance care planning is applicable
Essential: Advance care planning training and experience
Essential: Communication skills training
Essential: Ability to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders
Essential: Ability to be flexible and operate in an environment of change
Essential: Project work or change implementation experience
Contact Person Jill Mann 
Contact Person Job Title Program Manager 
Contact Number 0434181911 
Contact Email JILL.MANN@barwonhealth.org.au 
Closing Date 14/03/2021
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.