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Position Details
Reference Number 378627
Position Title Integrated Care Respiratory services - Clinical Nurse Consultant
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Western Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Westmead
Advertised Award/Classification Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 1
Salary $104,685.00 - $106,825.00
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

To better integrate respiratory care between the hospital, ambulatory services, specialist community health and General Practitioners.


The Clinical Nurse Consultant  will asssit in the running of key services within the Integrated Care Program including patient identification, enrolment, patient education, clinic assessment and running of the Respiratory Patient Hotline.


The Clinical Nurse Consultant will ensure integration with models of care within the Integrated Care Project (cardiology and endocrine) and liase closely with all members of the health care teams (including general practice, community health, HitH services etc).


An exciting opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse to join the Respiratory Integrated Care service in the role of Clinical Nurse Consultant.

The position works within a multidisciplinary team of clinicans providing care to patients within WSLHD.


To be eligible to apply for this position, you must be a current employee of the Western Sydney Local Health District.


Persons engaged by Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) as participants of the 'Transition to Work Program’ for people with disabilities, within WSLHD, are exempt from the above clause. People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.


Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations.  For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.


*Westmead hospital car parking allocation model is changing. There is a waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Westmead Hospital. This does not apply for staff with disability*


This position is permanent full time, working 38 hours per week and is classified as a Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 1.  


Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.




Selection Criteria 1. Current registration as Registered Nurse (Division 1 with AHPRA) with five (5) years full time equivalent post registration experience within the specialty of respiratory Nursing.

2. Demonstrated clinical expertise in patient-centred consultancy with the ability to work independently in the field of respiratory nursing/medicine.

3. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary framework with both internal and external service providers.

4. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in the provision and development of clinical practice by utilisation of evidence based research with a demonstrated understanding of current Ministry of Health Policies relating to Chronic Disease Management

5. Demonstrated high level communication across a variety of mediums and highly developed interpersonal, liaison and negotiation skills.

6. Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to utilise information technology systems within a variety of applications and commitment to undertake training in electronic health record systems

7. Current Drivers Licence valid within Australia
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 Alecia Daly
Contact Number 0427534950
Contact Email alecia.daly@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 27/03/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view