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Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 4B

Type: Permanent Full Time
Hours Per Week: 80
Closing Date: 21/03/2019
Employer: The Royal Melbourne Hospital
Location: City Campus
Reference No: 46946


Palliative Care Outreach - RAPID Assist - Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Consultant - Grade 4B| Full Time | The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus

Full Time Position, 80 hours per fortnight
The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus

The Royal Melbourne is one of Victoria’s largest hospitals providing a comprehensive range of health services including acute, sub-acute, general, and specialist medical services throughout inpatient and community based facilities. We are also a proud part of the world renowned Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, working in collaboration to advance research for continuous improvement of clinical care.

We are looking for passionate and dedicated individuals to join the Parkville Integrated Palliative Care Service, based at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.
This is a Full Time, Permanent position, working 80 hours per fortnight for RAPID Assist Palliative Care Service.

What We Offer

You will work in the RAPID Assist – a rapid response outreach service from the hospital to home for patients and their families, to provide rapid palliative care expertise in symptom management, clinical assessment, decision making including advanced care planning, and assisting with coordination with care.

You will work to enhance patient satisfaction with care, reduction in unplanned hospitalisations, and good clinical outcomes for palliative care patients.

You will work in collaboration with community providers, and enhance the coordinated care of patients across care settings.

You will be working in conjunction with the Parkville Integrated Palliative Care team, community palliative care services, other community based service – Inreach teams, Hospital in the home, Residential aged care facilities and General practitioners.

You will be involved with research, quality improvement activities, education and committees that seek to improve care, within the service, across the hospital. rewarding career offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement including mentorship and leadership programs.

Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
Salary packaging options and ADO

Selection Criteria

Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse
Recent and relevant clinical experience in palliative care nursing, across the domains of consultation, community and inpatient care is essential
High level communication and negotiation skills
Demonstrate the ability to be innovative, resourceful and adaptive to change
Advanced assessment, problem solving, critical thinking and organisational skills
Post-graduate qualification in palliative care or closely related field would be desirable
Must have a current drivers licence

How To Apply

Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you. Job Reference No. 46946
Contact Person - Amy Noble - Senior Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Consultant - m.0429 934 252

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