Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 3 - Asthma - Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick

Clinical Nurse Consultant
REQ260904 Requisition #

Sydney Children's Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.
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Employment Type: Temporary Part Time up to 13/11/22 (Leave backfill) 
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Consultant Gde 3
Remuneration: 127159.18 - 129522.86 per annum (full time equivalent salary) 
Hours Per Week: 28
Requisition ID: REQ260904

Location: Randwick

What you'll be doing

The Clinical Nurse / Midwife Consultant ( CNC/CMC) will provide expert clinical care and education to children and their families within a defined specialty.  
The role provides a consultancy and educational focus for ward based nurses in the care of children and their families.  
In collaboration and consultation with key stakeholders, the CNC/CMC will undertake primary responsibility for on-going education, development and evaluation of clinical practice.  

Selection Criteria: 

  1. Current Authority to Practice as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and a minimum of 7 years full time post qualification experience, with at least five years full time equivalent experience in the specialty field.
  2. Relevant approved post registration qualification in field of practice at Master’s level or working towards or such other qualifications or experience deemed appropriate by the public hospital or public health organisation.
  3. Proven clinical leadership skills and ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary framework with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in nursing practice.
  4. Demonstrated high level communication and inter- personal skills.
  5. Proven ability to implement changes and lead clinical practice through initiation, utilisation and review of evidence based research with proven skills in the conducting and publication of research.
  6. Demonstrated skills in strategic and clinical service planning and expertise in the management of organisational and cultural change.
  7. Proven advanced skills in education and use of contemporary information systems and evidence of leadership in the development of educational programs.
  8. Proven clinical expertise in complex child and family centred consultancy with the ability to work independently.

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 
As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements. 

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian Website 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination is required for all NSW Health staff in line with the recent NSW Government Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Health Care Workers) Order 2021 (including any amendments):
•    Applicants are required to provide evidence of their  first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination and confirmation of booking for second dose prior to 30th November 2021
•    From 30th November  2021 onwards, all applicants to provide evidence of first and second dose of a COVID-19 vaccination

If you have a medical reason and cannot be vaccinated:
A COVID-19 Vaccine Medical Contraindication form must be completed by a GP or Medical Practitioner. 
An exemption to the Public Health Order requirements will only be considered if you are unable, due to a medical contraindication, to be vaccinated against COVID-19.


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Applications Close: 31/10/21



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