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May

Hith Consultant

Western Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Western Health Medical@Home are presenting an opportunity for SMS with an interest in developing new models of care alternative patient pathways within the @Home model of care to join the team.


The Medical Model for the Western Health HITH Unit was set up in 2015 in order to provide better medical governance for patients admitted under HITH and to facilitate improved patient flow within the organisation. We are now expanding this role to cover non-admitted patients in the community at high risk of hospital re-admission.


The Medical team running the @Home Unit will comprise of 2 streams @Home – Non-Admitted and @Home –Admitted and staff will rotate between these services. Both streams will have a dedicated HMO and Senior Medical Registrar.


Our services have expanded significantly over the past six years and we have embarked on new endeavours continuously in order to meet novel demands of care in the community (e.g. heart failure treatment, COVID+ve patients monitoring).


We provide timely assessments and clinical reviews of non-admitted and admitted @Home patients and facilitate outpatient follow up of recently discharged @Home patients.


Our consultants also provide clinical support to our HMO’s and Registrars and our @Home Nursing and Allied Health teams, in hours and after hours, to ensure a high quality of patient care.


A maximum of 14 hours will be appointed to an individual applicant.


To be Successful in this Role you



  • Will have experience across a wide range of medical disciplines

  • Will have experience working with patients with multi morbidities within your current specialty

  • Will preferably have cardiology and / or endocrinology experience

  • Will demonstrate excellent communication skills and experience in working within multidisciplinary teams and environments

  • Will have experience in successfully working and interacting with patients across a wide variety of cultures and socio economic circumstances


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.

Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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