Workforce Development

Mrs Kathryn Vick1 1Barwon Health, Clinical Education & Training, Geelong, Australia For new allied health professionals, there are many challenges during the transition from student life to working as an employee in a busy client-focused setting. Whilst graduates may perceive...
  • April 4, 2019
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Mrs Sally E Barrimore1, Dr Ashley E Cameron2,3, Dr Adrienne M Young4, Dr Ingrid J Hickman5,6, A/Prof Katrina L  Campbell1,6 1Allied Health Services, Metro North Hospital and Health Service, Brisbane, Australia, 2Clinical Support Services, Metro South Hospital and Health Service,...
  • April 4, 2019
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William Ryder1, Hassan Kadous2, Maria Berarducci1, Rebecca Heron-Dowling2 1Health Education and Training Institute, Gladesville, Australia, 2NSW Ministry of Health, North Sydney, Australia The Health Education and Training Institute (HETI), in partnership with the NSW Ministry of Health, is supporting the...
  • April 3, 2019
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Rachel Resuggan1 1St John Of God Health Care Inc., Osborne Park, Australia St John of God Health Care (SJGHC) is one of the largest private sector (not-for-profit) health services in Australia operating 24 facilities (3,407 hospital beds) across acute, sub-acute...
  • April 3, 2019
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Ms Dragana Ceprnja1, Ms Rebecca  Lee1 1Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia Background: Peer supervision is useful in skill development and may promote a more resilient and capable professional. Although the evidence supports the important role supervision has, little research has been...
  • April 3, 2019
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Lucy Whelan1 1Monash Health, Australia Background: Asylum seekers and refugees experience high rates of unemployment and underemployment, and this has a profound impact on settlement outcomes. Employment is recognised as a significant social determinant of health. Organisations benefit from having...
  • April 3, 2019
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Dr Angela T Chang1, Dr Adrienne Young1, Dr Anna Farrell1, Prof Jennifer Strong1, Dr Gai Harrison1, A/Prof Jennifer Paratz1, Mr Peter Buttrum1, Ms Michelle Cottrell1, Dr Peter Window1, Dr Merrilyn Banks1, Dr Susan de Jersey1 1Royal Brisbane And Women’s Hospital,...
  • April 3, 2019
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Dr Olivia King1,2,3, Mr  David Meade1, Ms Kait  Brown2, Dr  Rosalie  Boyce1,2 1University Hospital Geelong, Barwon Health, Geelong, Australia, 2South West Healthcare , Warrnambool, Australia, 3Monash Centre for Scholarship in Health Education , Clayton, Australia Background: Strategies to embed allied...
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James Bartholomew1, Tegan Dalla1, Julie McFarlane1 1Central Coast Local Health District, Gosford, Australia Background: The introduction of an electronic nutrition risk screening process resulted in a 440% increase in referrals to the Dietitian and a 38% reduction in referral response...
  • April 3, 2019
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Ms Genevieve Juj1, Dr Toni Withiel1, Ms Lucinda Marr1 1Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne, Australia Background: Traditional approaches to recruitment in Australian health organisations typically prioritise competency-based outcomes over the cultural fit of prospective applicants. Research suggests that there is...
  • April 3, 2019
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