Paediatric Clinical Nurse Consultant

Clinical Nurse Consultant
REQ106545 Requisition #
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Employment Type: Temporary Part Time (Up to 8 Feb 2021)
Position ClassificationClinical Nurse Consultant Gde 2
Remuneration: $57.73 - $58.87 ph plus super
Hours Per Week: 24
Requisition IDREQ106545
Number of FTE: 0.63
Location: Neogitiable
Applications Close: 30 May 2019 - 11.59pm

About the opportunity
Do you want to help improve the care to children across Western NSW LHD? This is the job for you! The Paediatric CNC is responsible for expert clinical organisation, coordination, leadership and consultancy services within the area of Paediatrics (0-16 years) across multiple service groups, target populations and health care professionals within Western NSW LHD.


Western NSW Local Health District serves a population dispersed across more than 31% of the land mass of NSW. Health services are provided from 38 inpatient facilities, 50 primary and community health services and 23 community mental health facilities. We provide world class health care to people in regional, rural and remote locations; including acute and sub-acute inpatient, ambulatory, primary, community and residential aged care services


What we can offer you

  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Paid leave entitlements
  • 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 RTO My Health Learning
  • Professional growth and accelerated career progression

Where you'll be working
Integrated Care Directorate, location for this position is negotiable within the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.

What you'll be doing
The Paediatric CNC is responsible for expert clinical organisation, coordination, leadership and consultancy services within the area of Paediatrics (0-16 years) across multiple service groups, target populations and health care professionals within Western NSW LHD.

To apply, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. Current authority to practice as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), a current licence to drive in NSW and ability to travel (including overnight stays).
  2. At least 5 years fulltime equivalent post registration experience, with at least 3 years fulltime equivalent experience in the specialty field with post graduate qualifications relevant to Paediatric nursing or extensive experience in Paediatric nursing across a variety of settings. 
  3. Demonstrated effective communication including verbal, written and interpersonal skills and advanced information technology skills to provide complex consultancy services and influence innovative nursing practice.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively both independently and as part of the multidisciplinary health care team whilst working within the frameworks of acute and primary health care service delivery models.
  5. Demonstrated ability to lead quality improvement, practice development and evidence-based practice.
  6. Demonstrated clinical expertise and proven ability to provide clinical leadership in the provision and development of contemporary practice by utilisation of evidenced based research with a demonstrated understanding of current NSW Ministry of Health Policies and National and State Standards related to Paediatric Nursing.
  7. Demonstrated ability to identify education needs and develop education for patients/clients and health care professionals.
  8. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the First 2000 days Integrated Model of Care and requirements in relation to the Paediatric specialty.

Need more information?

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.


Merit Selection

NSW Health follows a merit-based recruitment and selection process per Policy Directive PD2017_040. 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:


Stepping Up – Close the Gap
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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.

Talent Pool

If the selection panel identifies more than one suitable candidate for the role, an eligibility list may be created from which these suitable candidates may be chosen and directly offered employment in other similar roles (permanent and temporary) in the near future.

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