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Nurse Consultant - Rheumatology

Apply now Job no: 703751
Work type: Part time
Location: Adelaide CBD
Categories: Nursing/Midwifery

  • Women's & Children's Health Network, Women’s & Children’s Hospital
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $124,301 - $131,635 (pro rata) - Perm P/T (15.2 hrs p/wk) - RN/RM3


You will provide clinical nursing expertise for Rheumatology patients and their families at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital (WCH), and provide clinical leadership for this clinical area of practice. You will primarily hold responsibility for the provision of a specialist nursing service delivering care, education and support to families living with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) and other rheumatologic diagnoses through the WCH. You will assume a pivotal clinical support and education role for JIA Rheumatology patients and their families that is sensitive to patients’ needs, innovative and based on evidence-based clinical practice. Implementing a state-wide support program for families with children with JIA, you will act as a specialist nurse to patients with childhood rheumatic conditions and be a resource for other professionals within primary and secondary care services. The Women’s & Children’s Hospital is a centre of paediatric excellence committed to family focused models of care delivery and promoting consumer engagement initiatives. Offering experience of a wide range of diagnoses/conditions across the healthcare spectrum, we are focused on the professional development and education of our staff.


You will be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and hold or be eligible to hold a current practicing certificate. Demonstrating an advanced level of nursing practice in the care and management of rheumatology patients, you will have the ability to work both as an autonomous practitioner and as part of a multidisciplinary team. Past experience in developing policies, procedures and models of care in the relevant area of clinical practice will be ideal.


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.  Job Ref: 703751

Download File 703751 Nurse Consultant - Rheumatology.pdf

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