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Clinical Nurse Consultant – Newborn Care Unit, Specialty and Procedural Services, Southport, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

About the role

Provide clinical leadership and expertise at an advanced practice level for the provision and coordination of evidence-based patient care in accordance with organisational goals.

Clinical Nurse Consultants demonstrate a broad knowledge of professional nursing skills, and are accountable and responsible for their own clinical practice. They are able to function in more complex nursing situations, while providing support and direction to the inter-disciplinary team.

About Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

Gold Coast Health provides public health care services to more than 500,000 people living in one of Australia’s most desired lifestyle destinations – The Gold Coast. With its world-class beaches and hinterland, emerging cultural scene, national sporting teams, several universities and family-friendly atmosphere, the Gold Coast offers unmatched lifestyle opportunities.

With an annual operating budget exceeding $1.2 billion, Gold Coast Health oversees more than 1000 beds across three hospitals, as well as a wide range of community facilities and services. We deliver world-class patient care and by talking to any one of our 6000 employees, you will see why!

Requirements of the role

  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).  Certified copies of relevant qualification and registration must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment: measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough), and hepatitis B.
  • A Bachelor of Nursing or Midwifery or equivalent is a mandatory qualification for this position.
  • A Masters qualification within a relevant area is highly desirable. Where the successful applicant does not currently hold a relevant post-graduate qualification, commitment to completion of post-graduate study within an agreed timeframe is expected and will form part of the performance review process.
  • Experience in senior nursing positions within a relevant specialty is highly desirable.
  • This position requires effective computer skills or the ability to acquire computer skills relevant to the role in a short time frame.
  • This position may be required to work across Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

We offer fabulous employee benefits including

  • Permanent full time position
  • A base salary ranging from $107,804 to $117,037 p.a.
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility
  • And much more!

How to apply

Apply for this role by clicking on the “Apply” button and submitting a resume and covering letter addressing your suitability to the role by Tuesday, 12th December 2017. 

Job Ad reference: GC261880

Please note: no third party applications will be accepted.

Enquiries: Susan Rath 0466 560 919

Application Kit: (07) 5687 3209 or

Closing Date: Tuesday, 12 December 2017.