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Clinical Nurse


Child Health Service, Greater Brisbane

Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service (CHQ HHS) is a recognised leader in paediatric healthcare, teaching and research. With a dedicated team of more than 4,500 people, our point of difference is in the way we provide care to children, young people and their families every day. This is through our steadfast commitment to providing patient and family-centred care at every level of our service and our continuous drive for service and operational excellence.

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary,Casual
Position type Full-time,Part-time
Occupational group Health - Nursing
Classification Nurse Grade 6 (1)
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North,Brisbane - South,Brisbane - East,Brisbane - West,Logan - Beaudesert,Moreton Bay - North,Moreton Bay - South
Job ad reference QLD/H20CHQ355564
Closing date 31-Oct-2021
Job duration Please refer to the role description
Contact person Sandi Phillips
Contact details 3310 7731
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Are you passionate about outcomes for children and young people across Queensland?

We're committed to providing life-changing healthcare for children and young people for a healthier tomorrow.

About the Child and Youth Community Health Services

The Child and Youth Community Health Services (CYCHS) brings together a variety of specialist community services to help our kids and their families to lead healthier lives.

CYCHS predominantly provides front line health care to communities throughout south east Queensland. In fact, the service provides access to community care to around 470,000 children, which represents 42 per cent of Queensland's children. A range of services are provided across the continuum of care as well as health promotion.

A number of Child and Youth Community Health programs, including Deadly Ears, reach communities throughout the entire state.

The service's 450 (full time equivalent) staff work in and from more than 50 community health centres, plus clinics, hospitals, schools, shops and offices, covering a geographic area beyond Beaudesert in the south to Kilcoy in the north.

Your Opportunity:

The Clinical Nurse (CN) role provides advanced clinical and problem-solving skills, expert planning and coordination skills in the clinical management of clients with complex care needs, ensuring quality standards are met. This role works autonomously within the Healthcare Team structure and is pivotal in the planning, managing and delivering of specialist nursing care. The CN provides clinical leadership for professional and clinical practice, education and research. The role supports in management activities including portfolio responsibilities.

Locations:

  • Caboolture
  • North Lakes
  • Nundah
  • Keperra
  • Coorparoo
  • Bayside
  • Logan
  • Beenleigh/Springwood
  • Inala
  • Brown's Plains

Unit Profile

The Child Health Service (CHS) provides multidisciplinary primary community care services for children who reside in the CHQ HHS geographical area. The CHS provides a child centred, family focused health service, which includes promotion of health and development, early detection, early intervention, and care coordination. This is achieved through enhancing opportunities for families to access support, developing linkages with community groups, building confidence and capability, and enhancing relationships between children and parents.

 

The CHS is underpinned by a Model of Care which provides the framework of an evidence-based, clinically safe practice and efficient use of resources. Clinical services are provided by qualified, culturally competent healthcare professionals, with specialist qualifications and/or experience in children's health and include Advanced Health Workers, Child Health Nurses, Social Workers and Psychologists.

What CHQ HHS can offer

Apart from contributing to the development of Australia's best paediatric health service, you will also benefit from a competitive remuneration package and a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities and supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing. Additional benefits include:

  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at CHQ HHS here.

Some roles within Queensland Health are designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk roles'. A VPD risk role is a role in which the incumbent may be exposed to the risk of acquisition and/or transmission of a VPD. Please refer to the attached Role Description for more information and what requirements may exist.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online; Please review the Role Description for more information on application process requirements. Agency referrals will not be accepted for this position.

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