CNS - Renal Home Therapies (512362)


Posted: 9 Mar 2023

Location: NW TAS

Join the dynamic team at North West Renal Satellite Unit as a clinical expert supporting Renal Home Therapies.

Why Tas­ma­nia?

Liv­ing here you will have the best of every­thing — career oppor­tu­ni­ties, an active and healthy Tas­man­ian way of life, space and a con­nect­ed community.

Tas­ma­nia offers an envi­able lifestyle in one of the world’s most beau­ti­ful nat­ur­al envi­ron­ments. It is the small­est Aus­tralian state, with all the ser­vices and facil­i­ties of a big city in a relaxed and safe com­mu­ni­ty set­ting. Short com­mutes to restau­rants, beach­es, and icon­ic at-home get­aways with­in close prox­im­i­ty make for the per­fect work life balance. 

Live and work in the best place on earth, click here to here to dis­cov­er more about Burnie and North West Tasmania.

The role:

The Clin­i­cal Nurse Spe­cial­ist — Renal Home Ther­a­pies, as a clin­i­cal expert in the area of practice:

  • Utilis­es spe­cial­ist nurs­ing knowl­edge, skills and expe­ri­ence to assess, coor­di­nate and review patients eli­gi­ble for home-based renal replace­ment ther­a­pies (Home Haemodial­y­sis and/​or Peri­toneal Dialysis). 
  • Pro­vides dis­ci­pline spe­cif­ic exper­tise and effec­tive nurs­ing care, in part­ner­ship with patients, their fam­i­lies, and oth­er health pro­fes­sion­als, for patients under­tak­ing renal replace­ment home therapies. 
  • Func­tions effec­tive­ly as a senior mem­ber of the renal mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary team and con­tributes to work­place activ­i­ties, work­ing col­lab­o­ra­tive­ly to assist and sup­port the Nurse Unit Man­ag­er (NUM) in achiev­ing the goals of the service.

Note: — Please refer to the Func­tion State­ment and State­ment of Duties for all the selec­tion cri­te­ria of this posi­tion to address in your application.

The Unit:

The North West Satel­lite Renal Unit is locat­ed in Burnie on the North West coast of Tas­ma­nia. The unit is a satel­lite ser­vice of the Launce­s­ton Gen­er­al Hos­pi­tal Tas­man­ian Health Ser­vice — North. Our ser­vice is oper­a­tional 6 days a week (Mon­day to Sat­ur­day) and provides:

  • Haemodial­y­sis ther­a­py for chron­ic med­ical­ly sta­ble patients with end stage renal failure
  • Train­ing, mon­i­tor­ing, fol­low-up, and home vis­its for peri­toneal dial­y­sis and home haemodialysis
  • Chron­ic kid­ney dis­ease management
  • Renal sup­port­ive care
  • Trans­plant work up pre and post
  • Out­pa­tient clinics
  • Nurse led Out­pa­tient Clin­i­cal Environment
  • Great work life bal­ance: Mon­day to Fri­day 0800 to 1630hrs with ros­tered on call

Details of Appointment

Per­ma­nent, part time, day work (not work­ing week­ends but work­ing pub­lic hol­i­days, posi­tion work­ing 48 hours per fort­night, com­menc­ing as soon as possible.

  • Clin­i­cal Nurse Spe­cial­ist — Renal Home Ther­a­pies (513498) — Peri­toneal Dial­y­sis: Per­ma­nent, part time, day work (not work­ing week­ends but work­ing pub­lic hol­i­days, posi­tion work­ing 48 hours per fort­night, com­menc­ing as soon as possible.
  • Clin­i­cal Nurse Spe­cial­ist — Renal Home Ther­a­pies (512362) — Home Haemodial­y­sis: Per­ma­nent, part time, day work (not work­ing week­ends but work­ing pub­lic hol­i­days, posi­tion work­ing 48 hours per fort­night, com­menc­ing as soon as possible.

*notwith­stand­ing hours to be nego­ti­at­ed with the suc­cess­ful applicant

  • Appli­cants should note that, for a peri­od of six months from the date of pub­li­ca­tion, this selec­tion process may be used to fill sub­se­quent or sim­i­lar full time and part time vacancies.


$96,967 to $102,473 pro rata per annum + 10.5% super­an­nu­a­tion + access to salary packaging

  • Salary range is in accor­dance with Nurs­es and Mid­wives (Tas­man­ian State Ser­vice) Agree­ment 2019


Suc­cess­ful appli­cants will be required to meet the essen­tial criteria:

  1. Reg­is­tered with the Nurs­ing and Mid­wifery Board of Aus­tralia as a Reg­is­tered Nurse.
  2. Cur­rent Driver’s Licence.

Appli­cants should note the fol­low­ing cri­te­ria are desirable:

  1. Holds or work­ing towards a rel­e­vant post grad­u­ate qualification.

The Head of the State Ser­vice has deter­mined that the per­son nom­i­nat­ed for this job is to sat­is­fy a pre‑employment check before tak­ing up the appoint­ment, on pro­mo­tion or trans­fer. The fol­low­ing checks are to be conducted:

  1. Con­vic­tion checks in the fol­low­ing areas: 
    1. crimes of violence 
    2. sex relat­ed offences
    3. seri­ous drug offences 
    4. crimes involv­ing dishonesty 
    5. seri­ous traf­fic offences
  1. Iden­ti­fi­ca­tion check 
  2. Dis­ci­pli­nary action in pre­vi­ous employ­ment check. 

Down­load the State­ment of Duties and any Asso­ci­at­ed Documents

We encour­age you to review the Appli­cant Guide, State­ment of Duties and Func­tion State­ment, pri­or to apply­ing for an overview of the duties, pro­gram, selec­tion process and selec­tion criteria.

Func­tion Statement

State­ment of Duties

Appli­cant Guide

Apply Online. https://careers.pageuppeople.c…Please click the blue Apply now” but­ton on this screen. This ensures impor­tant ques­tions about you are answered. 

You will be prompt­ed to com­plete a 1 – 2 page appli­ca­tion detail­ing your expe­ri­ence, skills and knowl­edge as they relate to the attached Func­tion Statement.

Please note that we do not require a sep­a­rate state­ment address­ing the selec­tion cri­te­ria in the State­ment of Duties.

Please note:

  • All attach­ments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Ref­er­ee details are sub­mit­ted as part of the online appli­ca­tion so make sure you have the con­tact details of two ref­er­ees before applying.

For More Information 

Jen­nifer Reynolds

Posi­tion: Nurse Unit Manager
Phone: (03) 6477 7746
E‑mail: jennifer.​reynolds@​ths.​tas.​gov.​au

Impor­tant Information

The email account you pro­vide when sub­mit­ting job appli­ca­tions will be used in cor­re­spon­dence to you. It is impor­tant that this is kept up to date and mon­i­tored regularly.

To update your email address (or con­tact num­ber), log in to www​.jobs​.tas​.gov​.au and look for Exist­ing appli­cant login” where you can update your details

The Depart­ment of Health val­ues work­force diver­si­ty and recog­nis­es the val­ue each per­son offers which is shaped by their unique char­ac­ter­is­tics, back­ground, expe­ri­ences, knowl­edge, skills, val­ues and perspectives.