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Chronic Disease Management Nurse ( Health Independence Program )

Advertiser: DPV HEALTH LTDMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
4 Jan 2019
Melbourne, Northern Suburbs
Work Type
Part Time
Healthcare & Medical, Nursing - Community, Maternal & Child Health

0.6 EFT , Fixed term until June 2019

NFP Salary packaging available

DPV Health is a not-for-profit organisation that offers exceptional health care services to people of all ages. DPV Health is an inclusive organisation that celebrates the diversity of all people within our communities. We are passionate about helping to support people to lead happy healthy lives. DPV Health (DPV) is registered with the NDIA to work with people who have an NDIS plan and their families.

HIP aims to assist clients with chronic diseases and complex care needs to optimise their health outcomes and to reduce preventable use of emergency departments and inpatient services in hospitals. HIP provides timely comprehensive assessment, care-planning, service coordination and short-term intervention to clients who are at risk of readmission to hospital or representation to Emergency. The Chronic Disease Management Nurse position will receive referrals and action plans from the HIP Clinical teams and will provide phone support to clients to achieve maximum outcomes using skills in motivational interviewing and promoting self-management. This position will work collaboratively within Northern Health HIP to provide high quality communication and team support with focus on the reduction of preventable hospital readmissions

Applicants must have:

  • Current AHPRA registration Division 1 nurse
  • Experience in community nursing and/or nursing in chronic disease management
  • Excellent communication skills including an ability to work with GPs, hospital staff and community health staff.
  • Cardiac, respiratory, HIV, Renal or, Diabetes background will be well regarded

For a copy of the position description and to find out more about DPV Health, please see our “getting involved” page on our website or contact Kathryn Cirone on 0429 566 871

Please apply via the seek website and submit a covering letter, your CV and address the key selection criteria for consideration for this position.

You can also email your application to

Applications close: 18th January 2019  

Successful applicants will be required to undergo or hold a National Police Check, Working with Children Check, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check, Full Drivers Licence and work rights for Australia.

DPV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring we have an inclusive, diverse and safe workplace for our staff and clients. To us diversity means people of any age, family situation, cultural and linguistic background, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical sex characteristics, ability or disability, health, life experience, socio-economic situation, faith, spirituality and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.  We encourage all individuals to apply.

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