Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

Hospital Drug and Alcohol Consultation and Liaison (BB-89623)

Found in: Neuvoo AU

Description:

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 1
Remuneration: $113,076 - $115,388 pa
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ215488
Location: Shoalhaven
Closing Date: 7 March 2021


What you'll be doing

This Hospital Drug and Alcohol Consultation and Liaison (HDA-CL) position delivers specialist D&A services to hospitals in the Shoalhaven region.  The role of HDA-CL Clinical Nurse Consultant is to provide advice regarding the management of D&A related issues for referred patients, and liaison to enhance the capacity of generalist health providers to address D&A issues in their routine clinical work. 
The Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 1, provides expert clinical advice to clients, carers and other health care professionals with complex healthcare needs within the Drug and Alcohol Service. The Clinical Nurse Consultant is a clinical expert who, through leadership, facilitates excellence in research based clinical practice, education, research and professional leadership. The Clinical Nurse Consultant models the CORE (Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment) values of the organisation.

Working hours: Thursday, Friday, Monday (13:30 to 22:00) and Saturday & Sunday (07:30 to 15:30)

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.           

An eligibility list will be created for future temporary and permanent full-time and part-time positions.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

National Police Checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to s:ccheck.ccyp.ApplicantsApplication#

Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with s:w1.health.pdsPagesdoc.aspx?dn=PD2020_017  before employment can commence.

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Selection Criteria:

  1. Registered Nurse with a current licence to practice from the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and current NSW driver’s licence.
  2. Minimum five years full time equivalent post registration experience and in addition who has approved post registration nursingmidwifery qualification in the Drug and Alcohol field.
  3. Proven clinical leadership skills and an ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary framework with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in nursing practice.
  4. Demonstrated effective communication and inter-personal skills across a variety of mediums and knowledge of the practice development framework for clinical practice.
  5. Demonstrated involvement in the developmentchange of clinical practice underpinned by evidence based research.
  6. Demonstrated ability to contribute to strategic and clinical service planning.
  7. Proven skills in clinical teaching, the identification of education needs in the clinical area, and competency in the use of contemporary information systems.
  8. Ability to apply clinical expertise in client-centred consultancy with the ability to work independently.
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