- Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network: Riverland General Hospital, Berri
- Total Indicative Remuneration: $124,475 – $131,441 pa (pro rata) – Ongoing Part Time (16 hours p/wk) – RNM3
Employees classified at this level provide clinical nursing/midwifery expertise for to provide comprehensive coordination of care for people with cancer. The role is focussed on the provision of supportive nursing care that is delivered across the care continuum in a seamless and continuous pattern for the individual; ensuring that the care and services provided are based on best practice principles and delivered in accordance with the Policies and Procedures of CHSA. Employees classified at this level are experts within their area and stream of practice and have a significant degree of autonomy and decision making.
The Clinical Practice Consultant will identify, advocate for and implement improvements in multidisciplinary cancer care coordination to achieve the best possible care outcomes. This is achieved by working in a multi-disciplinary collaborative model with a wide range of health service professionals and providers including hospitals, community health, Consultants and General Practitioners, and private providers.
Various practice models may be used to enact this role, including but not limited to:
Primarily providing nursing and comprehensive coordination of care for individuals or groups of clients with Cancer;
Providing clinical leadership to nurses and health professionals
Coordination and leadership of projects and/or programs that contribute clinical expertise to improve patient/client/service outcomes
Employees in this role accept accountability for their nursing/midwifery practice, the outcomes of nursing/midwifery practices for the specific patient/client group, the professional advice given, delegations of care made and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant immunisation screening.
Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA). Job Ref: 740182
Applications close: 18 November 2020
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 740182
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