- Position Classification: Registered Nurse
- Employment Type: Part-time
- Hours Per Week: Approx. 6 hours per week
- Location: Work from home (anywhere in Australia), flexible hours
Are you looking for an opportunity to empower patients and really make a difference?
Tuberous Sclerosis Australia (TSA) - tsa.org.au - is a patient-led, non-profit organisation providing help and support to people living with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC). This complex and challenging rare genetic disease affects about 2,500 people in Australia and frequently causes severe epilepsy, autism and intellectual disabilities.
In this role you will make a big difference to everyone in Australia affected by TSC. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small, dynamic organisation with a fantastic team spirit – well supported by a passionate committee and community.
TSA is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. TSA’s salary packing options leveraging its FBT exemption status help you maximise your take home pay.
What you'll be doing
The TSA telehealth nurse which is currently part of the Patient Pathways research program (cc-dr.org/au/pathways), provides critical one-on-one support to members of our TSC Community.
The role includes:
- Providing telephone support to assist patients, their families and carers to help them navigate through the healthcare system and access all the existing services that are available to them, including developing or reviewing care management plans
- Providing specialist information and advice regarding TSC to patients and families (TSC-related training will be provided)
- Liaising with other relevant health care professionals
- Keeping abreast of developments with respect to TSC-related research and trials and providing the TSC community with regular updates on clinical trials and lay summaries of relevant and emerging research
- Attending (occasional) relevant TSC-related forums
- Contributing to the development and delivery of TSC-related education programs and resources for patients, their families and other health care professionals
- Participating in data collection and health outcomes reporting for the Patient Pathways pilot
- Current nursing registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (AHPRA)
- Bachelor of Nursing degree or evidence of further study
- Minimum of 3 years’ full time equivalent post registration experience within Australia, ideally in areas relevant to TSC, such as epilepsy, autism, renal, cardiac and intellectual disability
- Experience in telehealth and care coordination highly regarded
- Able to maintain confidentiality with all aspects of information in accordance with practice, State and Federal regulations
- Proficient computer and technical skills, including use of databases (we use Salesforce and CiviCRM) and Microsoft Office (specifically Outlook, Powerpoint, Word and Excel)
- Ability to work autonomously but also contribute to the overall TSA team
- Highly organised and well-developed interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
- Confident to communicate and collaborate with other community health care organisations and personnel
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