Clinical Nurses - SCN - Logan Hospital

Special Care Nursery, Women’s and Children’s Clinical Stream, Logan Hospital, Meadowbrook, Qld

About the Role

Logan Hospital, Meadowbrook are seeking two experienced Clinical Nurses to join the Special Care Nursery in a part time capacity. The Clinical Nurse/Midwife is responsible for delivering quality nursing/midwifery care at an advanced level in a specified field of practice. The Clinical Nurse/Midwife provides direction and support to other nursing/midwifery staff while promoting professional standards of practice and conduct, and is responsible for achievement of unit goals and standards. The Clinical Nurse/Midwife may be allocated portfolio responsibilities to facilitate this. Key responsibilities are but not limited to:

  • Provide clinical leadership in problem solving, planning, and coordination of nursing/midwifery at an advanced level including health promotion activities.
  • Maintain accountability for the standard of care delivered while providing support and direction to other staff/midwives.
  • Maintain effective communication within the multidisciplinary team including interpersonal and written skills.
  • Promote professional practice through participation in professional development of self and others including performance appraisal and development and clinical education including preceptorship.

About Metro South Health

Metro South Health is the major provider of public health services, and health education and research, in the Brisbane south side, Logan, Redlands and Scenic Rim regions. We serve an estimated population of 1 million people, 23 per cent of Queensland’s population. Every day, around the clock, we’re faced with challenges with the highest stakes; but we remain focussed on the needs of our patients practicing a person-centred approach to health care. From our reception staff to our doctors, administrators to housekeepers—we are committed to providing you and your family with quality health care.

Requirements for this position

  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association within Australia. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with a current annual practicing certificate is essential.
  • A Bachelor of Nursing or Midwifery or equivalent is a desirable qualification for this position.
  • A post graduate qualification, or currently enrolled in a post graduate program in a relevant area of study is desirable.

Benefits of working in Metro South Health

We offer employees competitive remuneration and generous employer superannuation contribution, benefits and incentives, career development and opportunity with outstanding support for workplace training and education within our flexible, family friendly workplaces.

From the large, technologically advanced tertiary Princess Alexandra Hospital, to our mid-size facilities in thriving suburbs, to community health centres servicing regional communities, we offer exciting career pathways and employment opportunities for health professionals.

You can find out more about why it’s so great to work at Metro South HERE

Enquiries: Katharine Lawlor (07) 3299 8709

Job Ad Reference: MSL09253837

Applications can be made via website

Closing Date: Monday, 2 October 2017