Clinical Nurse Consultant (524681)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 16, 2020
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Tasmanian Health Service seeks applications for a Clinical Nurse Consultant.


Registered Nurse Grade 6


$97,494 to $103,652, per annum


Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

Permanent, full time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.


Short Stay Suite, Level 4A, 4C and 4K West, Royal Hobart Hospital


Under the broad direction of the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM), take a lead role in the development and promotion of efficient and effective provision of care based on best practice clinical principles within the Unit. The Clinical Nurse Consultant will:

  • Provide clinical leadership, direction and change management to facilitate the progression of strategic objectives for Surgical and Perioperative Services through the development and implementation of associated models of care, relevant service policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Provide leadership and authoritative expertise in clinical care and interventions, as well as knowledge and guidance for individual case management.
  • Ensure the principles of contemporary evidence-based practice and research are integrated into nursing practice through the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of nursing projects in order to improve outcomes for patients.
  • Promote and manage continuous improvement processes, including the review of clinical safety events, development of action plans and evaluation.
  • Identify the clinical educational needs of nursing staff within the Unit, providing direction and assistance to enable knowledge and skills to be developed and enhanced. This is performed in conjunction with the Clinical Nurse Educators.

The short stay suite incorporates a range of areas: short stay holding, short stay extended recovery/overnight and short stay endoscopy.

Essential Requirements

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

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:

a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Relevant post graduate qualifications.

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

(image) 524681 Clinical Nurse Consultant G6 (June 2020) HPRNL.pdf
(image) 524681 Clinical Nurse Consultant G6 (June 2020) HPRNL.docx
(image) THS Applicant Guide.pdf
(image) THS Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.

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You will be prompted to complete an online application Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

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For further information contact

Veronica Woodward
Nurse Unit Manager – Short Stay Suite
Phone: 0402 038 645
Email: [email protected]

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