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Nurse Consultant - Viral Hepatitis Service (Infectious Diseases)

Apply now Job no: 687859
Work type: Full time
Location: Adelaide CBD
Categories: Nursing/Midwifery

  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network - The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Indicative Total Remuneration  RN-3 $124,301/$131,635
  • Full-time temporary up to 30/6/20


Employees classified at this level provide clinical nursing expertise for specified individual patients/clients and/or groups/ populations, and provide clinical leadership for an area of practice, and may work in a variety of clinical settings. Employees classified at this level are experts within their area and stream of practice and have a significant degree of autonomy and decision making.

The Nurse Consultant – Viral Hepatitis Service will work within an agreed model of care that provides treatment of viral hepatitis to clients in a community context in a shared model with General Practitioners and specialist hospital clinicians.  The Nurse Consultant is the key link during treatment, providing health education, counselling and facilitating access to medical treatment as and when needed as well as monitoring long term patient outcomes.

Various practice models may be used to enact this role, including but not limited to:

  • Primarily providing nursing care;
  • Providing clinical leadership to nurses;
  • Coordination and leadership of projects and/or programs that contribute clinical expertise to improve patient/client/service outcomes;
  • Coordination of care and programs with primary health care, social services and other stakeholder groups working with high risk and vulnerable populations.

Employees in this role accept accountability for their nursing practice, the outcomes of nursing practices for the specific patient/client group, the professional advice given, delegations of care made and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy.

Registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. 

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Download File 687859 Nurse Consultant - Viral Hepatitis Service (Infectious Diseases).pdf

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