Clinical Nurse Consultant (525481)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Apr 26, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Clinical Nurse Consultant – Patient Safety CHaPS (525481) multiply vacancies.


$99,736 to $106,036 per annum


Registered Nurse Grade 6


Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

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

Two positions available, one in the North/North West and one in the South.


Child Health and Parenting Service – North/North West

Child Health and Parenting Services – South


The Clinical Nurse Consultant – Patient Safety contributes to the successful positioning of the Patient Safety Service through the provision of high quality, accountable and measurable healthcare both internally and externally, by supporting the clinical streams to operate effective clinical services in accordance with the Department and Child Health and Parenting (CHaPS) objectives. The occupant will:

Apply a clinical safety and quality perspective to all facets of the CHaPS.

Responsible for maintaining a high level of knowledge regarding international, national and state patient safety initiatives, relevant legislation, overarching standards and policy direction.

Clinically and professionally accountable for developing clinical and related policies, systems and processes for patient safety within the CHaPS.

Coordinate and monitor the safety event monitoring program including identification and investigation of serious incidents and implementation of ratified recommendations.

Facilitate and coordinate the introduction, implementation, and monitoring of patient safety initiatives across the CHaPS.

Coordinate client feedback whilst ensuring appropriate and timely responses.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse.
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration.

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

  • Holds, or is working towards, relevant postgraduate qualifications.
  • Current Driver’s Licence.

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) Generic Clinical Nurse Consultant (CHaPS) G6 (April 2021) WWCT.pdf

(image) Generic Clinical Nurse Consultant (CHaPS) G6 (April 2021) WWCT (1).docx

(image) Applicant Guide.pdf

(image) Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

For further information contact

Ashlee Sherman
ADON Child Health and Parenting Service North West
Phone: (03) 6777 1325
Email: [email protected]


Becky French
ADON Child Health and Parenting Service South
Phone: (03) 6165 3833
Email: [email protected]

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