Trauma Case Manager Canberra Health Services

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together

Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community

Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

POSITION OVERVIEW

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person-centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary, and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website:  www.canberrahealthservices.act.gov.au

Primary responsibilities include coordination and monitoring of the acute care hospitalisation phase of the injured patient in conjunction with the Trauma Nurse Practitioner Coordinator, data collection and staff/patient education. The TCM must be efficient in clinical practice and work closely with the Trauma team and all other disciplines involved in trauma care throughout the hospital to ensure the health and well-being of trauma patients.

This dynamic position requires expert knowledge and practice and highly developed interpersonal skills, to also undertake the role of teaching and supporting the multidisciplinary team in the workplace.

ABOUT YOU

CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as LGBTQIA+ are particularly encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

  1. Organisational skills with the ability to manage and prioritise competing issues.
  2. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  3. Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  4. Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet clients’ needs

Position Requirements / Qualifications

Mandatory

  • Three year’s nursing experience at an advanced level and two years in relevant speciality experience preferred.
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • The successful applicant will need to be for weekend and after-hours work.
  • CHS is leading the drive to digitally transform health service delivery in Australia through the implementation of a territory wide Digital Health Record. Computer literacy skills are required which are relevant to this role as you will be responsible for completing required documentation and becoming a proficient user of the Digital Health Record and/or other Information Technology systems; once proficient, you will need to remain current with changes, updates and contingencies.

Desirable

Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

Note: This is a temporary position available for six months with the possibility of extension and/ or permanency. This position is part-time at 24 hours per week. The full-time salary noted above will be paid pro-rata.

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JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Canberra Health Services

Job Salary

Full time