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Position Details
Reference Number 410675
Position Title Clinical Nurse Consultant- Chronic and Complex Care (General Medicine)
Employment Status Temporary Part Time (up to 07/10/2018)
Entity The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
Geographical Location Westmead
Advertised Award/Classification CNC 2
Hours per Week 16.00
Number of FTE 0.42
Purpose of Position

The Clinical Nurse Consultant will provide expert clinical care and education to children and their families within a defined specialty. The role provides a consultancy and educational focus for ward based nurses in the care of children and their families. In collaboration and consultation with Key stakeholders, the Clinical Nurse Consultant will undertake primary responsibility for ongoing identification, development and evaluation of clinical practice.


An opportunity exists for an enthusiastic suitable qualified nurse to suppport and co-ordinate the care of children with chronic and complex medical conditions.

This position is Temporary Part Time working 16 hours per week up to 07/10/2018 and is classified as a Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 2.

**You may be required to work in any facility within The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network. Should this occur, reasonable notice will be provided.**

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Commission for Children and Young People.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Commission and Young People Website https://check.kids.nsw.gov.au/.

Selection Criteria 1. Registered Nurse with a current Licence to practice from Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and minimum five years full time equivalent post qualification experience, with at least three years full time equivalent experience in the specialty field.

2. Relevant approved post registration qualification relevant to the field of practice at master’s level or working towards or such other qualifications or experience deemed appropriate by the public hospital or public health organisation.

3. Proven clinical leadership skills and ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary framework with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in nursing practice.

4. Demonstrated high level communication and inter-personal skills.

5. Proven ability to implement changes and develop direction in clinical practice by the utilisation of evidence based research.

6. Demonstrated skills in strategic and clinical service planning and including and understanding of organisational behaviour, change management and cultural change processes.

7. Demonstrated competency in the use of contemporary information systems and clinical teaching and the development of specialty education programs.

8. Demonstrated provision of a child and family centred consultancy with the ability to work independently.
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 Kathryn Weir
Contact Number 98453986
Contact Email kathryn.weir@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 26/08/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view