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Clinical Nurse Consultant - Community Nursing Liaison (524152)


Posted: 9 Jul 2024

Location: NW TAS

We are seeking a Clinical Nurse Consultant - Community Nursing Liaison to join our dynamic team.

  • Per­ma­nent, Part Time – North West, Tasmania
  • Clos­ing: 6 August 2024

The suc­cess­ful can­di­date will:

  • With­in a pri­ma­ry health frame­work pro­vide a com­mu­ni­ty nurse con­sul­tan­cy, expert advice and coor­di­na­tion ser­vice to acute hos­pi­tal providers to sup­port the iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of com­plex patients and/​or patients with a long length of stay to enable care needs to be met in the most appro­pri­ate environment. 
  • Sup­port the iden­ti­fi­ca­tion and facil­i­tate the trans­fer of care for patients with less com­plex care needs who present to emer­gency depart­ments and/​or admit­ted to short stay units whose care needs could be safe­ly man­aged with­in the com­mu­ni­ty setting.
  • Under­take a broad con­sul­ta­tive role by build­ing and main­tain­ing aware­ness with­in acute hos­pi­tal providers about the knowl­edge, skills, and exper­tise of com­mu­ni­ty nurs­ing and the types of care that can be safe­ly man­aged in the community.
  • Main­tain a com­pre­hen­sive care net­work, build­ing and main­tain­ing links with providers in the pri­ma­ry health set­ting includ­ing com­mu­ni­ty ser­vice providers, Gen­er­al Prac­ti­tion­ers, Res­i­den­tial Aged Care Facil­i­ties and the Rur­al Hospitals

The Mersey-Lev­en Com­mu­ni­ty Health Nurs­ing and Home Care Service:

As a unit of the Tas­man­ian Health Ser­vice, Pri­ma­ry Health North West are focused on pro­vid­ing excep­tion­al ser­vices to our con­sumers across our Dis­trict Hos­pi­tal and Com­mu­ni­ty Health Ser­vices. Our team work togeth­er to deliv­er qual­i­ty clin­i­cal out­comes and excep­tion­al patient care.

Mersey-Lev­en Com­mu­ni­ty Health Nurs­ing and Home Care Ser­vice pro­vides nurs­ing care at the com­mu­ni­ty clin­ics in Devon­port and Ulver­stone, and nurs­ing care, per­son­al care and domes­tic assis­tance in clien­t’s homes. Area’s cov­ered include but are not lim­it­ed to Devon­port, Ulver­stone, Latrobe, Port Sorell, Shear­wa­ter and Sheffield includ­ing rur­al dis­tricts of Gunns Plains, Niet­ta, Wilmot, Gowrie Park and Bak­ers Beach.

The team con­sists of Nurse Unit Man­ag­er, Asso­ciate Nurse Unit Man­ag­er, Clin­i­cal Nurse Con­sul­tants, Clin­i­cal Nurse Spe­cial­ists, RNs, ENs and ancil­lary staff includ­ing home main­te­nance staff, home help/​personal car­ers and admin­is­tra­tive staff.

For more infor­ma­tion regard­ing our Ser­vice Deliv­ery Mod­els, Nurs­ing Care, and oth­er ser­vices we pro­vide, head over to our web­site.

Details of Appointment

Per­ma­nent part time, day work­er posi­tion work­ing 64 hours per fortnight

Salary: $111,506 to $118,336 pro rata, per annum. Our Employ­er 11.5% super­an­nu­a­tion con­tri­bu­tion is on top of this amount.

You’ll have access to salary pack­age a range of ben­e­fits includ­ing liv­ing expens­es up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal enter­tain­ment each FBT year + oth­er ben­e­fits if eligible. 

In addi­tion, the fol­low­ing allowances cal­cu­lat­ed on the salaried incre­men­tal point may be available: 

  • Post Grad­u­ate Allowance of up to 7.5% based on qual­i­fi­ca­tion type 
  • Pro­fes­sion­al Devel­op­ment Allowance of up to $500 per annum 

How to Apply

For more infor­ma­tion and how to apply, please vis­it our web­site www​.jobs​.tas​.gov​.au

For fur­ther enquiries

Lisa Schnack­en­berg

Posi­tion: A/​Nurse Unit Manager
Phone: (03) 6478 6120
E‑mail: lisa.​schnackenberg@​ths.​tas.​gov.​au