Care Coordinator (Advance Care Planning), Healthier SG

Job ID:  5982
Job Function:  Allied Health
Institution:  National University Hospital


Reporting to NCIS Division of Palliative Care, you will need to facilitate and drive Advance Care Planning for targeted group of patients at NUH. The incumbent will also need to raise awareness of Advance Care Planning in NUH/ NUHS.



Job Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Engage all suitable referrals in Advance Care Planning discussion and facilitate the completion of Advance Care Plans for patients.
  • Ensure effective communication of patients’ Advance Care Plans to health care professionals and other stakeholders.
  • Follow up and review outcome of Advance Care Planning, including honouring of care and treatment preferences (where possible).
  • Follow up on concerns raised during Advance Care Planning discussion, by providing feedback to the healthcare teams and other stakeholders.
  • Work in partnership with stakeholders to raise awareness of Advance Care Planning.
  • Conduct and participate in Advance Care Planning advocacy and facilitator training.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the reporting officer.



  • Degree in Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Counselling or Allied Health relevant to the job.
  • Must be a critical thinker, self-motivated, able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to use local languages and dialects.
  • Equipped with basic computer skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge in statistics and familiarity with relevant community services will be an advantage.