The Clinical Nurse Consultant (Clinical Monitoring) is accountable at an advanced practice level to develop, initiate, coordinate, monitor and administer patient safety and quality systems and strategies for the Mackay Hospital and Health Service. This position may be required to relieve the Director Clinical Governance and Patient Safety for periods of leave
Mandatory possession of a qualification from a registered tertiary institution or equivalent and Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Registered Nurse with a current annual practicing certificate. Ability to operate a class C motor vehicle and posession of an appropriate licence endorsement to operate this vehicle. Vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment: Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (chicken pox), Pertussis (whooping cough) and Hepatitis B
The Clinical Governance and Patient Safety Team at the Mackay Base Hospital is looking for a Clinical Nurse Consultant (Clinical Monitoring) to join their team on a Permanent Full Time basis. A key function of the Patient Safety team is to ensure the Health Service is compliant with legislative, regulatory and policy requirements of governing bodies such as the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC), the Health Quality & Complaints Commission, and Queensland Health, to name but a few. Job details Position status Permanent Position type Flexible full-time Occupational group Health - Nursing Classification Nurse Grade 7 Workplace Location Mackay region Job ad reference QLD/297136 Closing date 07-Jan-2019 Yearly salary Fortnightly salary Total remuneration Salary Other Job duration Permanent Full Time (76 hrs p.f.) Contact person Lee-Ann Farley - Director Contact details 07 4885 7501 Your organisation - Mackay Hospital and Health Service: Mackay Hospital and Health Service has eight hospitals, two multi-purpose health services and two additional community health services that employ more than 2,700 staff. The Mackay district covers an area of approximately 90,000km 2 and provides services to approximately 182,000 people in Bowen, Cannonvale, Clermont, Collinsville, Dysart, Glenden, Mackay, Middlemount, Moranbah, Proserpine and Sarina. > > Click here to find out more information about the Mackay HHS < < Your role: The Clinical Nurse Consultant (Clinical Monitoring) is accountable at an advanced practice level to develop, initiate, coordinate, monitor and administer patient safety and quality systems and strategies for the Mackay Hospital and Health Service. Your team: The Patient Safety team provides a comprehensive service which supports the clinical areas to maximise patient safety outcomes, improve the patient's care and experience by measuring outcomes and evaluating service improvement and planning across the health service. Why work for Mackay HHS? Mackay HHS provides a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities, provides roles with variety and flexibility, supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing and encourages work/life balance. Some additional benefits include: Competitive remuneration package Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution 17.5% annual leave loading Salary packaging Employee Assistance Program Wellbeing initiatives and programs Conditions of employment: In addition to any mandatory requirements specified on the Role Description, such as Professional Registration and Qualifications, and prior to being made an offer of employment, incumbents are required to demonstrate their immunity to all or some of the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD): Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (chicken pox), Pertussis (whooping cough). > > Click here to find out more information about VPD < < To apply for this exciting opportunity: Before applying ensure that you download and read the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants. Provide a short response (maximum 2 pages) outlining how your experience, abilities and knowledge will enable you to achieve the key responsibilities of the role. This is an opportunity to tell us about yourself, your professional career and why you are the right person for this job. Attach your current resume/CV , including contact details of two referees, preferably your current/past supervisor, who can confirm/support your capabilities, work performance and conduct within the previous two years. Applicants applying through a website other than Smartjobs (such as Seek, LinkedIn, Jora, Indeed): Click on ‘Apply Now' and you will be re-directed to the Smartjobs website where you can view the documents mentioned above.
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