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Position Details
Reference Number 169920
Position Title End Of Life Care Coordinator
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Hunter New England Local Health District
Geographical Location Maitland, Newcastle
Advertised Award/Classification Public Health System Nurses' & Midwives' (State) Award - CNS Grade 2
Salary $1,668.70 - $1,723.40
Number of FTE 2.00
Purpose of Position

The CNS2 is required to demonstrate leadership in collaborative practice by modelling best practice end of life nursing care. The provision of mentorship and evidence based education for quality end of life care delivery will be extended to other nurses and health care professionals. The position may require some travel and attendance at meetings and forums.  


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Selection Criteria Current Registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) with AHPRA.

Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills, including a personal comfort level talking about end of life care choices, death and dying.

Demonstrated willingness to promote and advocate the vision and goals of the advance care planning process

Knowledge of consent, legal and ethical issues that underpin the advanced care planning process

Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised with a high degree of autonomy.

Have a sound knoweldge and experience in the assessment and management of pain and other symptoms associated with end of life and terminal care..

Demonstrated experience in change management process and/or implementation of models of care and/or implementation of evidence based practice processes/programs.

Uncumbered drivers licence and computer skills
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Susan Brazil
Contact Number 0414452094
Contact Email susan.brazil@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 11/12/2013
Supporting Documents
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Application Guide click here to view