Clinical Nurse Consultant - Intensive Care

Clinical Nurse Consultant
REQ138606 Requisition #

Enjoy a rich, beautiful life in the regional city of Orange NSW in this role based at Orange Health Service within the Intensive & Critical Care Unit..


Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Up to 14 June 2020) Job share may be considered
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Consultant Gde 2
Remuneration: $117,318.30 - $119,650.68 pa plus super
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ138606

Orange NSW
Applications Close: 22 Nov 2019 - 11.59pm

About the opportunity


With a focus on innovative models of care, Orange Health Service is the largest rural hospital in New South Wales and the regional teaching, referral and trauma centre for the Central West. Newly developed in 2011 on the grounds of Bloomfield Campus, the 520 bed state of the art facility has a 200 bed general hospital, with five operating suites and 60 specialised treatment areas.


The Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) is responsible for expert clinical organisation, coordination, leadership and consultancy services within the area of nursing specialty across multiple service groups, target populations and health care professionals within Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD). 

What we can offer you
  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Paid leave entitlements
  • Relevant allowances as per the relevant Award
  • Monthly ADOs for full time staff
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Flexible work practices
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with My Health Learning and the NSW Health RTO
  • Professional growth and accelerated career progression
Where you'll be working

This position will be based at Orange Health Service, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. 
For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.

To apply for this position, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. Current Authority to Practise as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). At least 5 years fulltime equivalent post registration clinical experience including 3 years' experience in the specialty and post graduate qualifications relevant to the specialty.
  2. Demonstrated effective communication including verbal, written and interpersonal skills and advanced information technology skills to provide complex consultancy services and influence innovative nursing practice.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively both independently and as part of the multidisciplinary health care team.
  4. Demonstrated ability to lead quality improvement, practice development and evidence-based practice .
  5. Demonstrated clinical expertise and clinical leadership in the area of specialty.
  6. Demonstrated ability to identify education needs and develop education for patients/clients and health care professionals.
  7. Current licence to drive in NSW with the ability to drive for work purposes, including occasional overnight stays.

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Help with your application


To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible. For guidance with the application process, please visit our website page.


Talent pool

If the selection panel identifies a surplus of suitable candidates for the role, an eligibility list may be created where candidates may be offered casual, permanent or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 12 months.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

If you are applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.

Targeted role

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to suitable Aboriginal applicants in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. Aboriginal applicants will be required to demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criteria. Applicants can upload their Confirmation of Aboriginality as an attachment to their application.

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

The Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is working in partnership with the Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants wishing to apply for this role. For more information about this please contact Chantal Bates from the AES on 0458 301 956 or via email or Abbey Orcher from the AES on 0408 663 482 or via email Alternatively, applicants can visit our website for more information.

Working visas

Applicants holding a visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent appointment is identified.

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