Position Details
Reference Number 381549
Position Title Clinical Nurse Specialist (Grade 2) Diabetes Educator F/T
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Campsie
Advertised Award/Classification Nurses and Midwives/Clinical Nurse Specialist Gde 2
Salary $93,556.00 - $96,624.00
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

The CNS2 Diabetes Educator is responsible for providing excellence in diabetes care, education and support to clients and their carers.

 

The CNS2 Diabetes Educator also provides expert professional support and education for nurses/midwives,medical and allied health professionals in relation to diabetes care in accordance with district /hospital and nursing/midwifery philosophy policies and procedures.

          

The CNS/CMS Grade 2 role criteria is distinguished from a CNS/CMS Grade 1 by the following additional role characteristics:

  • Exercises extended autonomy of decision making
  • Exercises professional knowledge and judgement in providing complex care requiring advanced clinical skills and undertakes one of the following role:

-         Leadership in the development of nursing specialty clinical practice and service delivery in  

           the ward/service; or

-         Specialist clinical practice across a small or medium sized health facility/sector/service; or

-         Primary case management of a complete episode of care; or primary case management of a

          continuum of specialty care involving both inpatient and community based services; or

-         An authorised extended role within the scope of Registered Nurse/Midwife practice.

OUR VISION

The SLHD vision is “To Achieve Excellence in Healthcare for All”.  This embeds concepts of patient and family centred care, equity, health improvement, timeliness and efficiency, recognising that evidence-based service delivery requires highly skilled and valued staff supported by research, education and state-of-the-art technologies.

The SLHD goals focus on patients, staff, community and the need for excellence in services, education, research and organisational support. Central to the District’s workplace culture are the “CORE Values” articulated by the NSW Ministry of Health in our Code of Conduct. As an employee of SLHD you will be expected to uphold and promote these important CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment which inform every aspect of the District’s activities. These CORE values build upon the public sector values of integrity, trust, service and accountability.

For more information please go to:

 

http://www.psc.nsw.gov.au

 

http://www0.health.nsw.gov.au/policies/pd/2015/PD2015_049.html

 

 

SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions.  If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.

 

Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2, Diabetes Educator, Permanent Full Time, 38hrs per week, Monday to Friday

Selection Criteria Registered Nurse Division 1 with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Post registration qualifications in Diabetes Education (Accredited by ADEA) with a minimum of three (3) years experience working in Diabetes Education

Credentialed Diabetes Educator (CDE)

Demonstrated advances skills in diabetes management and education

Demonstrated skills to work autonomously and collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.

Highly developed written and verbal communication skills

Strong interpersonal and problem solving capabilities

Demonstrated computer skills i.e. for presentations, databases etc.
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 Frances O'Brien
Contact Number 97870150
Closing Date 26/05/2017
Supporting Documents
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Application Guide click here to view