Doctors and Health Professionals
In this section you can learn a little more about the Doctors and Healthcare Professions at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem.
We are currently located at 476 Kooyong Rd, South Caulfield VIC 3162, but please note we are planning to relocate to 152 Como Parade West, Parkdale VIC 3194 from September. All existing contact phone numbers will remain the same.
Calvary Health Care Bethlehem is part of Australia’s public health care system and offers hospital care to any Australian resident under Medicare arrangements.
Our team includes
- Medical Officers: Consultants (Senior Doctors in a specialty), Registrars, and Junior Medical Officers.
- Nursing: Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses
- Allied Health Team: Physiotherapists, Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Speech Pathologists, Psychologists, Pastoral Care, Pharmacists, Music therapists, Bereavement Counsellors.
At Calvary Health Care Bethlehem these various occupations work within a framework that ensures we provide you with timely, appropriate care in a safe and suitable setting.
For patients currently in another hospital requiring inpatient admission, your referral will be made by your health care provider detailing your current medical history and condition.
For people not currently admitted in a hospital, and based in the community, your referral will be made by your GP/Specialist including a detailed medical letter.
Health care provider, please click below for the patient referral form.
Please note: The urgency of your appointment is determined by your General Practitioner or Specialist.
Careers and Education
Calvary Health Care Bethlehem participates in the Nurse Computer Match system. We ask applicants to send the following documents to the Graduate Program Co-ordinator by email to BET-LDC@calvarycare.org.au. before the 29th October 2017.
• Application letter – Submit a typed letter outlining your reasons for applying to Calvary Health Care Bethlehem
• Curriculum Vitae – Include two professional referees
• Academic Transcript – Include certified copy of your most recent academic transcript with the legend
• Clinical Assessments – Include two certified copies of your most recent 3rd year clinical placement reports
• Passport sized photograph
The CHCB Learning and Development Centre
The Learning and Development Centre at CHCB continues to develop its profile as a leader in specialist palliative care and progressive neurological training, for staff and practitioners across the state.
Each year we increase the number of training opportunities we provide, as well as:
• Improving access to training through eLearning
• Delivering high-quality clinical placements
• Building the capacity of Nursing across Victoria
• Running a Graduate Nurse Program that supports student transition to interdisciplinary model
• Up-skilling staff through the new Clinical Support Nurse Role
We now provide Palliative Care Training in community health services – a new fee-for-service
In response to requests for in-house training the Learning and Development Centre at CHCB has developed a series of short training modules to assist RACFs to support the implementation of the palliative approach. Training can be arranged on a fee-for service basis and according to the needs of the facility. Please make an enquiry, as we will provide packages to suit your organization.
For more information, contact our Learning, development and Research Coordinator Margarita Makoutonina, on: firstname.lastname@example.org or mobile: 0425 774 195.
For information on our latest training modules click on the link to our training poster below:
Improved access to training through eLearning
Students are able to access the eLearning platform from any computer with an internet connection. This allows students to adequately prepare for their placement prior to commencing at our health service. The eLearning platform provides staff with flexibility and mobility on when and where they access learning materials.
Delivering High-Quality Clinical Placements
This year our health service supported a range of Clinical Placements for visiting undergraduate and postgraduate students. The Best Practice Clinical Learning Environment (BPCLE) Framework was deployed by CHCB to coordinate and deliver high-quality clinical placements for our students.
To enquire, email us at: BET-LDC@calvarycare.org.au
Capacity Building Education Sessions
Our capacity building activities include:
- Community Education programmes
- Telephone Consultancy
- Telehealth education
- Telehealth liaison with local teams
- Onsite training and education to local teams
This commitment to the right service, in the right place at the right time, also drives the Statewide PND service commitment to research. Ensuring that education provided has a sound evidence base.
Calvary Health Care Bethlehem is a teaching hospital, and has affiliations with a number of Universities including Monash and Notre Dame Universities that support our specialist role in education, training and research.
We provide education and training opportunities for a range of health disciplines and build capacity in the broader health sector to enable better care.
CHCB fosters a culture of continuous learning and innovation which results in the development of a highly skilled workforce, essential to deliver our specialised care.
As a leader in our two areas of specialisation, our goal is to be recognised as a centre of excellence for education, training and research.