The Patient Navigator contributes to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of services across the multi-disciplinary Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network appropriate to the needs of the consumer and the local community.
Under the supervision of the Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Transplant Co-ordinator, the Patient Navigator utilises their ‘lived experience’ to assist in the provision of a range of non-clinical, integrated psychosocial support services to renal patients within Port Augusta.
The Patient Navigator works as a ‘cultural conduit’ to assist service providers in delivering improved support and navigation of patients’ journey to kidney transplantation. The role will work alongside the multi-disciplinary team to provide direct support to renal patients. This assistance may be in the form of social support, service navigation and/or mentoring. The role will not provide direct renal care or formal education on transplantation to patients.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant immunisation screening.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref : 731948