Western District Health Service

IHEART Site Project Coordinator

Job Description

Fixed Term Part Time 


Working Hours: (0.5 EFT for 12 months and then 0.3 EFT for 12 months)


Classification: ZJ1


Hourly rate: $51.76 plus 11% Superannuation.


Salary Range: $32,922.55 to $53,830.92 p.a. pro rata 1.0 FTE




At Western District Health Service (WDHS) we pride ourselves on our strong teamwork and our shared commitment to providing person-centred high-quality healthcare to the Southern Grampians community. We encourage and celebrate diversity, inclusion and accessibility for our staff and visitors to our services and we are dedicated to living our values of Integrity, Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Empathy.


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About the role 

Western District Health Service in partnership with Deakin University are undertaking a project to implement Heart Failure guidelines in our community. The successful applicant will join a dedicated team of health professionals working on a project called I-HEART. The project is aimed at reducing hospitalisations for patients diagnosed with heart failure. This is an exciting opportunity to coordinate the project over a two-year period with support both locally and regionally. The project coordinator will have excellent communication skills to engage clients and service providers through the continuum of care. This will require a combination of face-to-face assessment and telehealth consultation with Ischaemic Heart Failure specialists.

You will bring:


  • Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration .
  • Experience as a project officer or research assistant/fellow with a clinical background.
  • Previous/current clinical experience.

Desirable but not essential

  • Knowledge or experience in research
  • Previous/current clinical experience in working with heart failure patients


For more details take a look at our Position Description. 


Proposed Interviews to take place upon receipt of suitable applications.


The successful applicant will hold, or be able to obtain, a current National Criminal Police/NDIS Check. Dependant on your position you may be required to obtain a Working with Children Check Clearance, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme check and / or NDIS Worker Screening Check. All successful applicants are to comply with WDHS immunisation and vaccination requirements, including COVID and Booster.

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Western District Health Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer that has a commitment to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Indigenous, Torres Strait Islander, their families and communities and encourages them to apply. This organisation promotes the safety and wellbeing of children from culturally, linguistically diverse and aboriginal backgrounds and those with a disability. 


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Job Summary

Hamilton Location
Part Time Job Type


Western District Health Service