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Transition Care Program Case ManagerEastern Health
Case Manager – Transition Care Program Transition Care Program 1.0 EFT Permanent Full-time Monday - Friday Eastern Health Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and statewide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.
About the role The Transition Care Program provides older people with time and support in a non-hospital environment, to enable them to complete their restorative process, optimize their functional capacity and finalize and access their long term care arrangements. The case management in the Program includes establishing community supports and services and where required, identification of residential care options. The Program’s clinical staff provide low-intensity therapy and other services to maintain/improve clients physical and cognitive functioning and to facilitate improved capacity in activities of daily living.
To be successful in this role you should possess: A recognised tertiary qualification in a health-related discipline. Registration and ongoing registration requirements Nursing/OT/PT - Current registration with AHPRA and ongoing Mandatory registration annually Other Allied Health – Eligibility for practising membership of relevant professional body – either evidence of current membership or completion of a statutory declaration which specifically affirms they meet each of the current criteria set for membership. Those who obtain their qualification overseas must have the professional body formally confirm their eligibility for practising membership.
The skills and attributes you will need Knowledge of relevant aged care community and residential care resources. Extensive experience in service provision to elderly people with complex needs to ensure effective treatment and discharge planning. Effective interpersonal, organisational, problem solving and decision-making skills.
A commitment to working within a multidisciplinary team Please refer to the attached position description for further details. What we offer Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here Diverse and engaging career opportunities Friendly & supportive team Flexible working hours Salary packaging options Career progression in our teaching hospitals Next Steps If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today Please note: All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health. You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.