Employment Opportunities at WNSW PHN

WNSW PHN is an agile and high performing organisation that responds to the identified needs of the community, Commonwealth and State health policy, and the development needs of primary health care providers.

Palliative Approach Linkage Officer

Location: Dubbo

Part-time maximum term contract to 30 June 2022.

WNSW PHN) is currently seeking a motivated individual who has a passion for primary healthcare and community wellbeing to join our Commissioned Services team as Palliative Approach Linkage Officer.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Registered Nurse to join our team and provide education and mentoring to support the implementation of a Palliative Approach Framework within those General Practices (GPs), Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs), remote Health Services and Multipurpose Services (MPSs) selected as pilot sites in the Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care Measure (GCfAHPC) Shared Health and Advance care Record for End of life choices (SHARE) project pilot.

The implementation of the Palliative Approach Framework aims to build capacity in the pilot site facilities to provide quality palliative and end of life care to patients who are identified as being in the deteriorating or terminal palliative care phase.  Strategically, the role will adopt a system’s approach looking at and addressing issues that are potential barriers or enablers in each pilot site to the provision of quality palliative and end of life care, including those factors that impact the ability of patients to remain at home, in the RACF or MPS to die.

The implementation will also involve the provision of mentoring, education and support to build General Practice, RACF, remote Health Service and MPS staff capacity to provide quality palliative and end of life care.  This will include but is not limited to improving staff skills in identification and assessment of patients requiring a palliative approach, communication, advance care planning, anticipatory planning and symptom management.

The position will be based in our Dubbo office.

WNSW PHN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

If you have any questions about this position after you have read this document, please contact Alison Stoker 0427 821 549.

Applications should be submitted via email by 11.59pm 28 October 2021 to: hr@wnswphn.org.au

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GP Engagement Officer

Location: Dubbo, Orange, Bathurst, or Broken Hill.

Part-time maximum term contract to 30 June 2022 (with possibility of further extension)

WNSW PHN is currently seeking a motivated individual who has a passion for primary healthcare and 

community wellbeing to join our Primary Healthcare & Integration team as GP Engagement Officer.

 

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic GP Engagement Officer (GPEO) to be responsible for supporting, coordinating, development of and delivery of GP engagement initiatives across the Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) area.

The GP Engagement Officer will work collaboratively with General Practitioners and general practices within the WNSW PHN area to:

  • Increase engagement with the Primary Health Network programs and services
  • Increase knowledge of the PHN programs and support the delivery of appropriate initiatives
  • Facilitate opportunities of Engagement for all Health Providers
  • Support GP and Primary Care service providers and systems improvements within the WNSW PHN region.
  • Opportunities for GP engagement in the joint development of new models of care and identification of GP champions to provide input to those projects 

WNSW PHN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

If you have any questions about this position after you have read this document, please contact Sonya Berryman on 0417 810 234.

Applications should be submitted via email by 11.59pm 2 November 2021 to: hr@wnswphn.org.au

Download the Position Information Pack here

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