Clinical Nurse, Community Care Unit

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An exciting opportunity exists for a Clinical Nurse to lead and deliver person centred nursing care at an advanced level based on the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Registered Nurse Standards for Practice. The Clinical Nurse (CN) is expected to be able to practice autonomously and provide leadership in clinical decision making.

Live, work and play on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Join an expanding Health Service with a culture of innovation, education, training and research, with facilities across the Sunshine Coast including the new University Hospital at Birtinya.

The Clinical Nurses role is to ensure collaborative partnerships are embedded in routine clinical practice inclusive of consumers and their families and carers.

The Community Care Unit is a 35 bed community based service for adult consumers aged 18 – 65 years who have a severe and persistent mental illness.  These symptoms substantially impair their psychosocial function and the capacity for independent living. The CCU is a level 5 non-acute facility as outlined in the Clinical Services Capability framework (CSCF). 

Key responsibilities include:

  •  Assume responsibility and accountability for own actions, standards, and the outcomes of own nursing practice as well as for activities delegated to other nurses and unregulated healthcare workers.
  • Contribute to positive patient outcomes by;

    - providing supervision, coordination and leadership to effectively assess, plan, manage and evaluate patient outcomes at an advanced practitioner level particularly for patients with unpredictable outcomes

    - using evidence based clinical practice that maintains patient safety

    - leading management and coordination of more complex patients 

Remuneration value up to $92 584 p.a., comprising salary rates $45.38 - $48.59 p.h., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (Nurse Grade 6 (1)) (part time position, 64 hrs p.f.). Applications will remain current for 12 months. Please note: only applications from candidates will be accepted (applications that may result in an agency fee will not be considered).

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10 February 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Sunshine Coast
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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