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Clinical Nurse Consultant (Care Coordinator) Neurosurgery – Queensland Health


Clinical Nurse Consultant (Care Coordinator) Neurosurgery – Queensland Health Healthcare & Medical

Australia > Brisbane

Provide advanced clinical expertise and care relevant to the management of the neurosurgery elective surgery waiting list. The role reviews, monitors and evaluates service capacity and utilisation of the theatre template to optimise patient flow.

Job Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Brisbane – North
Contact Name: Naomi Daly
Contact Number: (07) 3646 8690
Closing Date: 15-JUL-21

Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.

Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and reasoning, advanced problem-solving skills and expert clinical judgement in relation to Neurosurgery.
  • Responsible for the professional development of self and others utilising contemporary practice in the delivery of improved standards of care.
  • May work across professional and organisational boundaries to influence health service and/or professional outcomes in relation to the area of expertise.
  • Participate directly or indirectly in the delivery of clinical care, act as a clinical resource, advisor, mentor, role model, and technical expert, in relation to Neurosurgery.
  • Participate in innovation and change to develop responses to address emerging service needs in relation to Neurosurgery.
  • Collaborate with others in the provision of policy advice on issues relating to professional and clinical practice, education and research relating to Neurosurgery.
  • Support the Nursing Director by identifying inconsistencies between practice and policy, and work in collaboration with Nurse Unit Manager/s and Nurse Educators to implement changes.

Job ad reference number: RBH378421 Close date: Thursday 15 July, 2021

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it’s so great to work at Metro North here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers