Position Details
Reference Number 38576
Position Title Community Nurse
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Sunshine Hospital
Position Summary
  • Exciting Opportunity to join our Nursing and Medical @ Home Team
  • Community Nursing Team at Western Health
  • Grade 4A Community Liaison Nurse

Nursing and Medical @ Home Team is a team that delivers care in the western region community catchment at WH:  this includes care in residential aged care facilities and in the community setting. Our Goal is to support patients to return or remain at home following a change in health or functional ability.

Primarily, the position is a Liaison role is responsible for referral acceptance, triaging and work allocation. They are also in the front line for providing advice around management of clinical issues.

To be successful in the role you

  • Have recent clinic skills and general clinical knowledge
  • Have excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Be able to work in a busy environment – be good at prioritizing and work ethic

About Us

Our workforce of over 7,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people 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 comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

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 Krystyna Bender
Contact Number 0435962476
Closing Date 05/03/2021
Position Description Position Description New Grade 4 Oct 2020.docx
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