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Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Consultant -LMRPCCS

Type: Permanent Part Time
Closing Date: 04/01/2021
Employer: Sunraysia Community Health Services
Location: Mildura

Summary

The aim of the Loddon Mallee Regional Specialist Palliative Care Consultancy Service (LMRSPCCS) is to provide a specialist palliative care service for complex patients to enhance their care in the region by supporting current providers of palliative care services. The service facilitates an integrated approach to palliative care for patients and their families throughout the Loddon Mallee region.
The CNC will provide a specialist palliative care service including advice and support, for complex clients to enhance their care in the region, support current providers of palliative care services and participate in and promote the development and ongoing co-ordination of a multidisciplinary palliative service aimed at meeting the physical, psychological and spiritual needs of terminally ill clients and their families.
For further information on the Regional Specialist Consultancy Service, please visit http://www.lmrpcc.org.au/health-care-workers/regional-consultancy-service/

What We Offer

SCHS is a dynamic organisation promoting health, wellbeing and independence in a social model of health; preventing illness, disease and injury; influencing the agenda for health policy, providing access and equity to health services for our community and encouraging innovation and flexibility to ensure services match community need. SCHS offers:
• Extensive salary sacrifice packaging
• Ongoing education and learning opportunities
• A supportive workplace including a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Flexibility for work/life balance

Selection Criteria

To be successful, you will have:
• Current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA, with at least 3 years full time equivalent experience in Palliative Care, Post Graduate qualification in Palliative Care Nursing or working towards the same.
• Demonstrated experience in clinical consultation, assessment and management of clients relevant to the palliative care specialty.
• Proven clinical leadership skills and an ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary framework
•Excellent communication skills and ability to share knowledge across multiple disciplines/settings including clients, carers and families.
•Demonstrated, effective written and verbal communication skills, and interpersonal skills across a variety of mediums and knowledge of the practice development framework to clinical practice
•Proven skills in clinical teaching and demonstrated ability to contribute to strategic and clinical service planning

Please view the position description and full key selection criteria via our careers tab on the SCHS website.

How To Apply

Please forward your covering letter, CV, responses to Key Selection Criteria and contact details of three professional referees addressed to Manager Human Resources, careers@schs.com.au. Please include the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

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