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Discharge Planner

Apply now Job no: 524716
Work type: Part time temp
Location: John Flynn Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered

Registered Nurse
Discharge Planner

  • Temporary part time opportunity
  • 56 hours per fortnight


About the Role

In this role, your key duties will involve coordinating the patient discharge planning process to ensure a smooth transition from hospital to home. This role will also see you planning complex discharges within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure appropriate medical supervision, care and referrals are in place for our patients, while upholding hospital policies and procedures.

This role will see you reporting to the Allied Health Manager and you will be joining a team of passionate professionals driven to provide safe, holistic nursing care to each individual patient to achieve optimal patient outcomes.


About You

To be successful in this role you will bring a keen eye for detail along with exceptional verbal and written communication skills as you will be communicating and negotiating with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. This role requires someone with a passion for providing exceptional client care and delivering high standards of customer-focused service in line with Ramsay's core values. You will also demonstrate an ability to remain calm under pressure whilst taking responsibility of the discharge process to secure positive and timely outcomes for our patients.

You will also demonstrate:

  • A current AHPRA registration
  • Completed at least three years’ experience in an acute care hospital.
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement contemporary discharge planning practices.
  • Ability to plan and conduct staff education.
  • Advanced level of problem solving, prioritising and negotiation skills.
  • Knowledge of and participation in quality improvement processes.
  • Sound computer skills.

About Ramsay

Owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia’s largest and most respected private hospital provider, John Flynn Private Hospital is located at Tugun, on the Southern end of the Gold Coast.

John Flynn Private Hospital enjoys a well-established and excellent reputation in the community for its commitment to patient care, best practice and quality improvement. The 361-bed acute care hospital has recently undergone major renovations and provides a state-of-the-art 24-hour Emergency Department, Comprehensive Cardiac Services, General & Orthopaedic Surgery, Oncology, Medical Services, Maternity, Renal Dialysis, Day Surgery, Rehabilitation Services and 24 hour pharmacy. Benefits of working for Ramsay include:

  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Extensive Employee assistance program
  • Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.

John Flynn Private Hospital offers free parking, a wide range of in hospital services and regular subsidised social activities. 

How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include cover letter, CV and 2 current work-related referees). 


To ensure the quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors, applicants will be required to provide before commencement a National Police Check and proof of Immunity against infectious diseases.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact Allan Chan, Allied Health Manager, on email

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Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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