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Clinical Nurse Consultant
REQ115300 Requisition #
Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Up To 12/04/2020)
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 2
Remuneration: $57.76 - $58.87 per hour
Hours Per Week: 38 (Job Share may be considered for part time hours)
Requisition ID: REQ115300

Where you'll be working
Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

What you'll be doing
The Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) provides expert clinical advice to patients, carers and other health care professionals within a defined specialty through the delivery of specialist consultant service which:
Develops implements and evaluates care management plans for patients with complex health needs.
Provides leadership in the ongoing development of clinical practice.
Initiates and utilises findings of research in the provision of clinical services.
Contributes to the development and delivery of specialty related education programs.
Participates in formal processes for the strategic and operational planning for the clinical service.
People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

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Westmead hospital car parking allocation model is changing. There is a waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Westmead Hospital. This does not apply for staff with disability.

Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa or a period not shorter than the duration of the advertised position.

Essential Criteria

Vaccination Category: A
Checks: National Police Check and the Working with Children Check
Registration:Current Authority to Practice as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA)


Selection Criteria

  1. 5 years full time equivalent post registration experience, with at least 3 years full time equivalent experience in the specialtyfield
  2. Holds approved postgraduate qualifications relevant to the specialty or such other qualifications or experience deemed appropriate by WSLHD
  3. Demonstrated leadership skills and excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  4. Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and in a multidisciplinary team environment
  5. Extensive understanding of speciality disorders and their current management
  6. Extensive knowledge of good clinical practice, policies and procedure
  7. Proven ability to consult, review, and develop, both new and existing policies and procedures within the relevant speciality
  8. Computer skills including word processing, presentation, spread sheet applications and clinical information systems

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3) For role related queries or questions contact Harjit Bariana on or Lisa Johnston on

Applications Close: 28th August 2019 

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