Patient Care Coordinator

Location: Bowral, New South Wales
Job Type: Permanent
Posted: 7 days ago
Contact: Peter Kennedy
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Reference: 198224_1570658302

A national charity based in the Southern Highlands is seeking a patient care coordinator to join their patient support team. The charity is dedicated to improving the lives of the 52,000 Australian's diagnosed with rare cancers each year. Training will be provided but experience is the healthcare sector is an advantage, and the willingness to learn is essential.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

The key areas of competency for a Patient Care Co-Ordinator:

  • Assessing the practical, emotional and financial needs of patients and carers
  • Conveying evidence-based research and relevant information
  • Navigating existing services and support systems to ensure patients and carers are getting access to resources
  • Establishing external relationships to uncover resources, promote the organisation's services and raise awareness in the community
  • From time to time Patient Care Co-Ordinators are also required to present evidence based information and promote the organisation's Care Support services to relevant health care professionals and providers.
Selection criteria

Essential experience is required in the following points

  • Minimum 2 years in the healthcare or health promotion sectors
  • Health services navigation and case assessments
  • Person centred and reflective practice
  • Evidence based research and developing support resources
  • Networking with colleagues in other organisations to meet patient/client needs
  • Developing relationships and resources to benefit clients/patients
  • Administration and technology including Office 365 and CRM/case management software
Desirable

  • Counselling or psychology background
  • Not For Profit and charity sector
  • Knowledge of patient cancer experience
  • Working in an office and team environment
Apply now to register your interest in this challenging position.