Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2 - Cancer Care Coordinator - Prince of Wales Hospital

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Clinical Nurse Specialist
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REQ121811 Requisition #
Employment Type: Temporary Full Time
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2
Remuneration: $98288.77 - $101518.63 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ121811

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
Prince of Wales Hospital is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced cancer nurse to fill the role of Cancer Care Coordinator. The position is currently available until 30/6/2020 and graded as Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2.

Where you'll be working
The Prince of Wales Hospital is a major teaching hospital based in Sydney's eastern suburbs that serves all of New South Wales. The hospital is situated close to the city, Bondi Beach, excellent shopping facilities, and within walking distance to Coogee Beach.

We are affiliated with the University of NSW, one of the premier medical teaching facilities in Australia. This assists us to provide excellence in care in conjunction with our commitment to clinical teaching and medical research.

Currently the NSW Government is investing $720 million to redevelop the Prince of Wales Hospital and progress the vision of Randwick as a world-leading centre for health and wellbeing, research, education and teaching. An Acute Services Building will be built in Stage 1 including a new adult emergency department, extra beds, intensive care unit, and new operating theatres for the campus.

More than just a new hospital building, this major redevelopment will transform how we deliver health services at Randwick. This facility will enable us to continue to attract and retain the best nurses, doctors and support staff and meet the changing health needs of our community. The redevelopment expands opportunities for cutting-edge health research, world first treatments and improved patient outcomes.

What you'll be doing
The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it. 

The Cancer Nurse Coordinator Clinical Nurse Specialist 2 is an experienced Registered Nurse with advanced knowledge of the health needs and preferences of individuals suffering a cancer diagnosis across the continuum of care, including diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, follow-up and palliative care.

The Care Coordination CNS2 will provide specialist clinical care to patients who have identified individual needs related to their cancer treatment pathway. The CNS2 will function as part of the multidisciplinary team and contribute their advanced professional knowledge toward the planning and implementation of high quality care.

Selection Criteria:

 

  1. Current registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia (AHPRA).
  2. Relevant Post graduate qualifications in cancer nursing and at least 3 years recent experience working in the cancer nursing.
  3. Demonstrated ability to manage complex clinical care and service delivery issues and problem solve through the development and use of clinical management plans
  4. Demonstrated ability to exercise extended autonomy of decision making while working as part of a multidisciplinary team and apply professional and ethical boundaries when dealing with complex situations.
  5. Demonstrated skills in the development & facilitation of patient and carer education, and staff as required
  6. Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others.
  7. Detailed knowledge and understanding of harm minimisation and evidence of leadership in safety and quality innovation.
  8. Demonstrated competence in the use of health-related information technology.


Need more information?
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Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
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For role related queries or questions contact Andrew Maxwell on 9382 2768 or Andrew.Maxwell1@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 27 August, 2019

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