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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 17170
Position Title Clinical Nurse Specialist
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Calvary Health Care Sydney
Geographical Location Kogarah
Award Classification Public Health System Nurses' & Midwives' (State) Award - Clinical Nurse Specialist Gde 2
Salary $48.36 - $49.95
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

The Rehabilitation Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is the Registered Nurse responsible for the assessment and coordination of client referrals, liaising with Rehabilitation Specialists, Nurse Unit Managers (NUMs) and Bed Managers within and outside Calvary Health Care Kogarah (CHCK) to facilitate appropriate access to inpatient and day-only rehabilitation services at CHCK.
The purpose of the Rehabilitation CNS role is to:
? Maintain close liaison with referrers in both public and private hospitals and General Practitioners
? Manage referral process for patients referred for inpatient rehabilitation
? Assess new referrals in a timely manner and monitor and manage waiting list for inpatient rehabilitation services
? Promote awareness and understanding of CHCK rehabilitation services to multiple and new referrers
? Ensure planned service activity is achieved and assist NUMs and NM operations to manage the pressure to accept referrals when bed availability is limited


*** Please do not apply directly via "NSW Health e-recruit" site.

Please refer to the ‘Calvary Careers’ website https://calvary.mercury.com.au/ type reference number (16468) and click on ‘Apply Now’  

Applications forwarded to the contact email will not be responded to or considered.


**Calvary Health Care Kogarah recognises service for existing NSW Health employees in line with NSW Health policy provisions.**

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Selection Criteria Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia (AHPRA)

Relevant post-graduate qualifications and at least 3 years’ experience working in the acute/sub-acute areas of rehabilitation or aged care nursing; plus satisfy the Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2 minimum criteria as per current Public Health System Nurses’ and Midwives’ (State) Awar

Demonstrated, well-developed verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to negotiate and liaise effectively within a multidisciplinary team

Demonstrated time management and organisational skills; and demonstrated competence in the use of health-related information technology

Demonstrated advanced clinical assessment and problem solving capacity and the ability to transfer this knowledge and skill to other clinicians

Experience in working with and knowledge of the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards and Evaluation and Quality Improvement Program (EQuIP) of the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS)

Current Unrestricted NSW Class C driver’s licence

Ability to work within the Mission and Values of Calvary Health Care Kogarah
Contact Person Helen Moore
Contact Number 0295533039
Contact Email
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Alternate Contact Email
Closing Date 25/01/2018
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Supporting Documents
Position Description
Application Guide