Values Based Health Care (Vbhc) Care Coordinator

CENTRAL GIPPSLAND HEALTH

Sale, VIC

Posted 4/8/2021

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Best practice implementation
  • Friendly and dynamic team
  • Pro-active & supportive leadership

About Department

Central Gippsland Health (CGH) is transforming health care and leading health outcome-focused, Values Based Health Care (VBHC) in the Wellington Shire. Our objective is to deliver improved health outcomes that truly matter to patients and the community, in a financially sustainable manner. The Values Based Care Model places the participant at the centre of their care with their GP, focussing on keeping participants active, well and living their best life in the community.

About the Role

VBHC Care Coordinators provide person-centred support that maximizes coordination of care and minimizes duplication of effort. This work will support the persons care coordination plan that is built on their goals and aspirations. The Care Coordinator shall work closely with the key person, the Nurse Unit Manager and the wider multi-disciplinary team to achieve the right service at the right time, by the right people and in the right place to maximise a seamless and safe transition out of acute care and follow their journey with the GP into the community. This shall be in the evolving context of the Values Based Health Care model at Central Gippsland Health.

The VBHC Care Coordinator will work closely with the participant to enable them to have optimal quality of life, improve their health outcomes and remain active in the community. This will be achieved through regular monitoring, close linkages and relationship with the GP and delivering a care plan that focusses on outcomes that matter to the participant.

Duties

Undertake comprehensive person-centered assessments that focus holistically on the patient's needs and goals for a safe discharge from the acute setting and follow their journey back into the community.

Work in conjunction with the Nurse Unit Manager, Multi-disciplinary team, and the participant's GP.

Provide advocacy and support the patients/participants

Tailor supports and goals to suit patient's health activation level

Contribute to a collaborative and respectful partnership with the patient, understanding the contribution that the person can make to their own health.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Qualification in a health-related field or case management 
  • Drivers Licence

Benefits

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Car Park

 Application

  • Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application
  • Statement addressing Selection Criteria including qualifications, experience and Leadership and Technical Capability Requirements as outlined in the position description

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate and obtaining a Working with Children Check.

At CGH we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive. We value inclusion and diversity and encourage applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

https://www.gippslandjobshub.com.au/job/15467415