Position Details
Reference Number 35588
Position Title Inpatient ACE Care Coordinator
Employment Type Temporary Part Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 1 million people. We have 7,000 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth has seen the addition of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's at Sunshine Hospital.

About the Role

Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional

ACE Inpatient Team

Temporary 0.84EFT (Maternity leave)

7 day Rotating Roster including some weekend and evening shifts allowing for a flexible roster

The successful applicant will be working in our Advice Coordination and Expertise (ACE) Inpatient Team, supporting patient care via the delivery of a service model that is committed to the principles of Integrated Care to patients. Inpatient Care Coordinators are allocated to Medical Units within Western Health and are responsible for facilitating access to Western Health Community Services (Health Independence Programs), from inpatient services in order to support the transition from hospital to home. Western Health is committed to streamlining and responding quickly to patient needs, enabling them to easily navigate the health system. As part of this model of care, the ACE Care Coordinator are crucial in identifying clients and working with other services/programs to ensure that clients get the right service mix to safely support care in the community.

We are looking for an experienced Health Professional who is passionate about integrated care and patient flow; and have experience in complex discharge planning.

Skills & Experience OR Essential Criteria

Appropriate tertiary qualification in Nursing or Allied Health and eligibility for registration with relevant body. 

Minimum of 5 years clinical experience in relevant setting including acute and community.

Experience and a preference for working in multi-disciplinary teams.

Experience in assessment of people with complex needs, discharge planning, case conference and care planning.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working With Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Catherine Grant
Contact Number 83451963
Contact Mobile Number 0466469372
Closing Date 16/10/2019
Position Description Advice Coordination and Expertise Inpatient Care Coordinator Grade 2 PD 2019 (002).docx
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