Clinical Nurse Consultant - Ward 5D (522478)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 13, 2022
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

Applicants are advised that in accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, all employees of the Department of Health must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

The Role:

The Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) - Ward 5D provides clinical leadership and direction to the nursing team to improve the quality and continuity of care and support provided to patients diagnosed with an acute medical condition and/or cancer throughout their patient journey.

The CNC - Ward 5D provides a pivotal contact point to ensure continuity of care for people diagnosed with an acute medical condition and/or cancer throughout their patient journey. The position provides authoritative clinical expert advice to support the patient’s care from diagnosis through treatment and discharge from hospital back to the community, and is an integral part of the interdisciplinary team.

The CNC - Ward 5D adapts practice providing advice, appropriate clinical interventions and consumer advocacy according to the specific and changing needs of individuals, taking into account their multiple health concerns and preferences for care. The CNC - Ward 5D facilitates continuity of care between different phases of the patient journey, care settings, care plans and providers and continues to support a strong professional link with Holman Clinic staff to facilitate specialised care for Ward 5D Oncology patients.

The CNC - Ward 5D works through the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) - Ward 5D to:

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Details of Appointment

Permanent, part time shift work, position working 24 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $102,080 - $108,528 per annum + 10% superannuation + access to salary packaging

Salary range is in accordance with Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019 and Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Interim Agreement 2013


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Relevant post graduate qualifications in acute medical and oncology nursing

  2. Competency in cytoxic drug administration and Aria Med Oncology system use

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex related offences
    3. serious drug offences
    4. crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the specifics of the role and selection criteria contained in the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

For More Information

Lorinda Upton-Greer
Position: Nursing Director - Acute Care Services
Phone: (03) 6777 6875

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