Manager Patient Access & Flow

Category: Access & Emergency Services
Sunday 07 January 2018
Position Description
Applications close 12:00pm 31 January 2018


Full-Time Position commencing mid to late March 2018


The responsibilities of the position include:

  • Management of the Health Service Co-ordination team
  • Provide support with complex clinical care and complex discharge planning
  • Oversee flow and access across the health service
  • Manage the nurse bank /pool workforce
  • Manage external referrals to repatriate local patients back to BCH in conjunction with acute and sub-acute NUMs
  • Co-ordinate emergency codes response in hours
  • Oversee the demand escalation policy
  • Liaise with NUMs and other department managers to improve responses to any potential barriers to access and flow
  • Ensure 24 hour HSC coverage with responsible leave management and reliever access


Key Selection Criteria:

  • A senior registered nurse/midwife with significant and varied clinical experience
  • Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Post-graduate qualifications essential
  • Current ALS or working towards same
  • An excellent understanding of the principles of Access and Flow


For further information please contact Louise Sparkes, Executive Director Acute Care – Chief Nursing & Midwifery Officer on (03) 5671 3161.

Applications addressing the key selection criteria and including a cover letter, resume and two professional referees should be addressed to:


Applications close 12.00 noon on Wednesday 31 January 2018


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