What you'll be doing
The Clinical Nurse Specialist, using best practice evidence provides person-centered specialist nursing care at an advanced practice level for the designated speciality in collaboration with individual/s and the multidisciplinary health care team. Provides clinical leadership, support and supervision for less experienced clinicians to achieve people focused quality care.
Selection Criteria Current Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse and relevant post-registration qualifications with a Graduate Certificate In Advanced Nursing Practice, (Women’s Health Elective) or equivalent or enrolled, with minimum of three years' experience working in the clinical speciality. Demonstrated competencies in and knowledge of the complexities and challenges involved in providing speciality nursing care in the context of a multidisciplinary team. Demonstrate ability to exercise extended autonomy in clinical decision making capabilities and leadership in the development of nursing specialty practice advancement. Demonstrated effective clinical communication through the use of information technology, written and verbal means and sound interpersonal skills with the capacity to interact with others in a personable and professional manner. Demonstrated knowledge and application of evidence based practice and critical thinking to advocate for and implement individualised person-centred care at an extended role level with a commitment to quality improvement. Demonstrated ability to supervise, delegate, and negotiate with others to deliver quality nursing care with a willingness to show leadership and embrace change in the coordination and delivery of care. Evidence of participation in own professional development, a commitment to maintaining competence and enhancement of skills with Enrolment in or commitment to enrol in a postgraduate course in Certificate in Reproductive & Sexual Health undertaken with Family Planning NSW within the next 12 months and a minimum 3 years’ experience in the speciality with a willingness to apply and share professional expertise as a resource person and mentor others within the speciality.
Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa. We do not offer sponsorship in this position for applicants requiring a temporary visa. For more information, please see www.immi.gov.au Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases
This is a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2020_017. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy. OASV requirements also include proof of vaccination against influenza and is compulsory for NSW Staff that enter any Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) or who work in NSW Health owned and operated RACFs.