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Hospice Coordinator

Type: Permanent Full Time
Hours Per Week: 40hrs with 1 x ADO every four weeks
Closing Date: 21/02/2018
Employer: Wimmera Health Care Group
Location: Horsham, Victoria
Reference No: 448

Summary

Hospice Coordinator - Primary Care Services
Registered Nurse Grade 4B.
Permanent full/part time (Job Ref 448)
We are seeking a Registered Nurse to lead the Wimmera Hospice Care Team.This is an opportunity to lead the Wimmera Hospice Care Team which provides clinical care, support and education to people and health care professionals in the area covered by the Horsham Rural City Council, the Hindmarsh, West Wimmera and Yarriambiack Shires. This position involves both management of the service and staff as well as a clinical component. This permanent full/part time position(as negotiated) is available from early January 2018 and includes working Monday to Friday. A key role of this position during the initial 2 years will be to oversee the transition of Wimmera Hospice Care from its current location to the new Wimmera Cancer Centre which is scheduled for completion in late 2018. The Wimmera Cancer Centre is a purpose built facility which will bring together Wimmera Hospice Care, Chemotherapy, Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Dialysis and includes a Wellness Centre. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to lead Wimmera Hospice Care in the next phase of its development.
This permanent full/part time position is available from Early January 2018 and includes working Monday to Friday.

What We Offer

Attractive benefits offered by the organisation include:
• Salary packaging,
• Professional development and education programs,
• Employee Assistance Program,
• Comprehensive orientation program.
• Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)
• Flexible rostering
• Opportunities for career progression
• Free parking
This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse clinical environment and join a reputable rural health service dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community

Selection Criteria

Key Selection Criteria include:
Essential:
• Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration
• Post graduate qualifications in palliative care or other relevant post graduate qualification or working towards same
• Demonstrated experience in managing staff and providing leadership in a small team.
• Current Victorian Drivers Licence.

How To Apply

Applications to be submitted online via e-recruit by the Closing Date.
Further information on Wimmera Health Care Group can be found on our website http://www.whcg.org.au or Facebook page.

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