Employment Opportunity - Clinical Nurse Consultant (Paediatrics) Townsville

14 November 2018

Clinical Nurse Consultant (Paediatrics)

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service is the largest tertiary health service in northern Australia; we are responsible for the delivery of healthcare services, education and research within a region covering over 149,500km with a population of approximately 250,000 people.

The children’s ward is a 30-bed inpatient ward that provides care to children up to 16 years of age. To support the continuum of care a Paediatric Outreach outpatient service provides a 7-day service. Paediatric services are provided within a multi-disciplinary team approach and family centred care underpins practice.

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is one of excellence… to emerge the leader in health care, research and education for regional Australia.

Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our vision?
Are you:

  • Pursuing a vocation not merely an occupation?
  • Excited to take the next step in your career mission?
  • Passionate, committed and dedicated to your profession?
  • Prepared to question and advocate for what is important?
  • A person who meets challenges head on?

About your opportunity
The role of the Clinical Nurse Consultant is to facilitate and provide nursing leadership, support, education, clinical supervision and mentoring within the nursing team, complex case management and to facilitate the provision of comprehensive, individualised, quality patient care to children.

Generous remuneration package value up to $137,278 p.a. comprising salary range of $110,499 - $119,964 p.a. (Nurse Grade 7), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor of Nursing and AHPRA registration.
  • Possession of a relevant post graduate qualification in an appropriate field is highly desirable.

Why make the change?
Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (320+ days/year). Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic. Appreciate the country town `feel' and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow.

Living in Townsville, the largest regional centre in the North. The city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events and a bustling nightlife. The Strand is Townsville's waterfront esplanade; take a stroll along the picturesque paths, do some shopping or attend the night markets, be spoilt for choice with alfresco dining options, sit and relax while the kids play at the water park or one of the family fun areas. Picnic and BBQ facilities are available, as well as gym equipment (including a rock climbing wall) and amenities. Swim in the man-made rockpool or the lifeguard monitored beaches. All with magnificent views of the jewel in Townsville's crown, Magnetic Island. A short, scenic ferry ride will get you there.

For a confidential discussion please contact Katrina Roberts on 07 4433 1827.
Applications close on Sunday 18 November 2018.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.