Position Details
Reference Number 15876
Position Title Clinical Nurse Specialist - Wound, Stoma and Continence Management
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity St Andrews War Memorial Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 3
Position Summary

At St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital we’re committed to providing the highest-quality holistic care and support for our patients and their families. Specialising in complex health needs, we bring together the finest medical experts, care and technology to deliver personalised care and world-class results. Created as a memorial to the service of war veterans, we’re proud of our heroic and brave history and continue to occupy a unique place in the hearts and minds of our community.


St Andrews War Memorial Hospital are currently seeking to appoint a Clinical Nurse Specialist to apply their knowledge in Wound Care, Stoma and Continence Management.


Your Role:


As a Clinical Nurse Specialist you will provide exceptional patient care whilst assessing and responding appropriately to clinical nursing issues and concerns. Based on your experience, you will assisting with providing supervision and guidance within a multi-disciplinary team, through effective decision making and support.


As an experienced nurse, you will present with well-developed communication and customer service skills, with a passion for delivering person-centred care through a strong alignment to our values. You’ll be adept at managing conflicting priorities whilst remaining committed to strong patient advocacy.


You’ll hold a Graduate Certificate in Stomal Therapy Nursing as well as post grad qualifications OR 2 years clinical experience in wound and continence management. You’ll demonstrate:


  • Extensive clinical skills in pressure injury prevention assessment and management, wound and continence management, stomal therapy
  • High level of clinical decision making skills – including clinical assessments and implementation of plans
  • Previous mentoring/preceptorship to junior nursing staff, students and external wound/stoma students
  • Provision of ongoing professional development to staff through delivering education in your specialities

About Us: 


You'll join a values-led organisation that is committed to developing its people to their full potential. We offer career paths in both clinical and leadership streams and access to numerous professional development opportunities. We emphasise the importance of a work-life balance through flexible work arrangements and promote a diverse and inclusive culture. 


Remuneration value: Level 3 position, $51.53-$57.93 p/h (FTE $101, 823 - $114, 469), 9.5% employee contribution to super, 17.5% annual leave loading + not for profit salary packaging benefit + cumulative study leave.


This is permanent part time opportunity, working a base of 64 hours p/fortnight.


Apply Now:


To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process


We look forward to receiving your application by Sunday, 4th of November 2018.


Through our values UCQ are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Selection Criteria Essential: Graduate Certificate in Stomal Therapy Nursing
Not Essential: Postgraduate qualifications (or working towards same) or 2 years or more clinical experience in wound and continence management
Essential: Demonstrates high level communication and interpersonal skills
Essential: Demonstrates a high level of skill in clinical decision making – in particular with accurate clinical assessment and implementation of management plans and strategies to optimise patient outcomes
Essential: Demonstrates high level of clinical skill in the areas of pressure injury prevention, assessment and management, wound and continence management, stomal therapy
Essential: Ability to work cohesively in a multi disciplinary team and to work independently of others
Essential: Ability to act as mentor or preceptor to less experienced nursing staff, students and external wound/stoma students
Essential: Experience in researching new products/developments and assisting with trialling and implementing evidence based products in the clinical environment
Essential: Actively contributes to the professional development of staff by providing education in the areas of wound, stoma, pressure injury and continence management
Essential: Strong commitment to own professional development
Essential: Demonstrated ability to be a patient advocate
Contact Person Deborah Dickinson
Contact Number 07 3834 4444
Contact Email deborah.dickinson@uchealth.com.au
Alternate Contact Person Joanne Bassett
Alternate Contact Number 07 3834 4444
Closing Date 04/11/2018
Position Description
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