Clinical Nurse Specialist - Renal Home Therapies (512362) (513498)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Mar 9, 2023
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

Why Tasmania?

Living here you will have the best of everything - career opportunities, an active and healthy Tasmanian way of life, space and a connected community.

Tasmania offers an enviable lifestyle in one of the world's most beautiful natural environments. It is the smallest Australian state, with all the services and facilities of a big city in a relaxed and safe community setting. Short commutes to restaurants, beaches, and iconic at-home getaways within close proximity make for the perfect work life balance.

Live and work in the best place on earth, click here to here to discover more about Burnie and North West Tasmania.

The role:

The Clinical Nurse Specialist - Renal Home Therapies, as a clinical expert in the area of practice:

• Utilises specialist nursing knowledge, skills and experience to assess, coordinate and review patients eligible for home-based renal replacement therapies (Home Haemodialysis and/or Peritoneal Dialysis).
• Provides discipline specific expertise and effective nursing care, in partnership with patients, their families, and other health professionals, for patients undertaking renal replacement home therapies.
• Functions effectively as a senior member of the renal multidisciplinary team and contributes to workplace activities, working collaboratively to assist and support the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) in achieving the goals of the service.

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

The Unit:

The North West Satellite Renal Unit is located in Burnie on the North West coast of Tasmania. The unit is a satellite service of the Launceston General Hospital Tasmanian Health Service - North. Our service is operational 6 days a week (Monday to Saturday) and provides:

• Haemodialysis therapy for chronic medically stable patients with end stage renal failure

• Training, monitoring, follow-up, and home visits for peritoneal dialysis and home haemodialysis

• Chronic kidney disease management

• Renal supportive care

• Transplant work up pre and post

• Outpatient clinics

• Nurse led Outpatient Clinical Environment

• Great work life balance: Monday to Friday 0800 to 1630hrs with rostered on call

Details of Appointment

Permanent, part time, day work (not working weekends but working public holidays, position working 48 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant


$96,967 to $102,473 pro rata per annum + 10.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse.
  2. Current Driver’s Licence.

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Holds or working towards a relevant post graduate qualification.

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
    5. serious traffic offences

  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, Statement of Duties and Function Statement, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Function Statement

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

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 a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Function Statement.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria in the Statement of Duties.

Please note:

For More Information

Jennifer Reynolds

Position: Nurse Unit Manager
Phone: (03) 6477 7746
E-mail: [email protected]

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