Clinical Nurse Special Care Nursery

Permanent part time (72 hrs p.f.)
Redland Hospital, Cleveland

Purpose of the Role

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.

  • 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.
  • Participate in risk management, safety and quality and evidence-based practice and research activities that support the provision of quality, cost effective care.
  • Practice in accordance with legislation, common law and code of ethics and assume accountability and responsibility for own actions, acting to rectify unsafe practice and/or unprofessional conduct.

Metro South Health is Australia’s first digital health service and one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland’s population. 

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South 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.

Benefits

As a Metro South 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 South here:

Salary: $46.51 - $49.81 per hour
Enquiries: Amanda Curley (07) 3299 9392
Closing date: Friday, 24 May 2019
Reference: MS01300026

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