Project Nurse - Tasmanian Eliminate Hepatitis C Australian Outreach Project (524807)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jun 8, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Salary

$99,736 to $106,036 pro-rata per annum

Classification

Registered Nurse Grade 6

Award

Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Award 2019

Period of Employment

Fixed term, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing 2 August 2021 until 1 February 2022.

Please note that part time hours may be negotiated with the successful applicants.

Location

Clinic 34 – Sexual Health Service Launceston
34 Howick Street, Launceston

Intrastate travel will be required.

Duties

  • Lead the implementation of the Tasmanian Eliminate Hepatitis C Australian Outreach (TEHCAO) Project which aims to; increase screening, treatment uptake and cure of people living with hepatitis C in priority populations across Tasmania.

  • Work closely with the Department, Public Health Services (PHS), and other key stakeholders in primary care and community sectors to improve services and service access for people living with hepatitis C.

  • Provide significant clinical nursing expertise, case coordination, nursing management and education for clients/patients with viral hepatitis and their families specifically patients/clients of Alcohol and Drug Services, Correctional Services, Mental Health Services and patients within the primary health and community care sectors.

  • Work within established clinical policy, care guidelines, quality improvement and research in accordance with contemporary best practice as required.

  • Provide authoritative advice and direction to the other clinicians, including other Clinical Nurse Consultants, Nurse Practitioners and Specialists, pertaining to viral hepatitis, specifically hepatitis C, including emerging trends in treatment.

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

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse.

  • Relevant experience working with people infected and affected by hepatitis C.

  • Current Tasmanian Driver’s licence.

  • Experience working closely with medical specialists, GP’s and primary care providers.

  • Experience in project management.

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.

524807 Project Nurse - TEHCAO Project G6 (February 2021).pdf
524807 Project Nurse - TEHCAO Project G6 (February 2021).docx
Applicant Guide.pdf
Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

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

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.

Important information

The email account you provide when making job applications will be used in correspondence to you. It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Lucy Mathers
Practice Coordinator
Phone: (03) 6166 2668
Email: [email protected]

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