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Clinical Nurse Consultant - Ophthalmology

Other Health Care

Posted: 1 May 2024

Location: Thursday Island QLD

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Job details

  • Posi­tion sta­tus Permanent
  • Posi­tion type Full-time
  • Occu­pa­tion­al group Health — Nursing
  • Clas­si­fi­ca­tion Nurse Grade 7
  • Work­place Loca­tion Cairns region,Far North Qld
  • Job ad ref­er­ence QLD/TC560645
  • Clos­ing date 30-May-2024
  • Year­ly salary $132562.00 — $143924.00
  • Job dura­tion Per­ma­nent Full Time
  • Con­tact per­son Abby Conry
  • Con­tact details 0427 645 437- Access the Nation­al Relay Service

Tell me more…The Clin­i­cal Nurse Con­sul­tant pro­vides lead­er­ship and sup­port to oth­er nurs­ing staff and Abo­rig­i­nal and/​or Tor­res Strait health­care work­ers and is respon­si­ble for imple­ment­ing plans relat­ed to safe, con­sumer focussed oph­thalmic care in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Man­ag­er of the Mater­nal and Health Pro­gram and rel­e­vant others.

This role may be eli­gi­ble for the Queens­land Health Attrac­tion Incen­tive. See link — Work­force attrac­tion incen­tive scheme | Careers (health​.qld​.gov​.au)

To be suc­cess­ful in this role you will have:

  • Demon­strat­ed advanced lev­el of knowl­edge and clin­i­cal exper­tise in screen­ing and car­ing for oph­thalmic clients.
  • Fos­ters a skills devel­op­ment pro­gram for Abo­rig­i­nal and/​or Tor­res Strait Islander Health Work­ers wish­ing to gain expe­ri­ence in eye health.
  • Ini­ti­ate and par­tic­i­pate in research activ­i­ties designed to improve patient outcomes.
  • High lev­el pro­fes­sion­al func­tion­ing that is flex­i­ble, inno­v­a­tive, and includes effec­tive communication.

If this sounds like the right fit for you, Tor­res and Cape can offer you:

  • Base com­pris­ing salary between $132,562.00 — $143,924.00 p.a.
  • Gen­er­ous employ­er con­tri­bu­tion to super­an­nu­a­tion (12.75%)
  • Salary pack­ag­ing option to increase your take home pay
  • Work / Life bal­ance, vari­ety and flexibility
  • Great sup­port team
  • Pro­fes­sion­al development 

Require­ments for the role:

  • Appoint­ment to this posi­tion requires proof of qual­i­fi­ca­tion and/​or registration/​endorsement with the appro­pri­ate reg­is­tra­tion author­i­ty or asso­ci­a­tion. Cer­ti­fied copies of the required infor­ma­tion must be pro­vid­ed to the appro­pri­ate supervisor/​manager, pri­or to com­mence­ment of clin­i­cal duties. Cur­rent reg­is­tra­tion with the Aus­tralian Health Prac­tice Reg­is­tra­tion Author­i­ty (APHRA) as a reg­is­tered nurse and cur­rent prac­tis­ing cer­tifi­cate is mandatory.
  • This posi­tion requires the incum­bent to oper­ate a patient retrieval vehi­cle (4WD) which requires a C Class Dri­vers Licence. An appro­pri­ate licence endorse­ment to oper­ate this type of vehi­cle is required. Proof of this endorse­ment must be pro­vid­ed before com­mence­ment of duty.
  • Trav­el across the TCHHS will be a require­ment of this posi­tion in com­mer­cial and/​or light air­craft, 4WD vehi­cles and ferries.

For addi­tion­al infor­ma­tion regard­ing the respon­si­bil­i­ties, manda­to­ry qual­i­fi­ca­tions and/​or oth­er require­ments for this posi­tion please refer to the role description.

About Tor­res and Cape Hos­pi­tal and Health Ser­vices vis­it TCHHS web­site

How do I apply? Appli­ca­tions should be sub­mit­ted ONLINE at https://​smartjobs​.qld​.gov​.au/j…

Do you need more infor­ma­tion? Sim­ply call the con­tact per­son list­ed on the role description.

Please no unso­licit­ed resumes from recruit­ment agencies.