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Registered Nurse, Transition Support Program - Child Health-Identified Position


Inner Brisbane, Brisbane South, Brisbane North, Chermside

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 Temporary
Position type Part-time
Occupational group Health - Nursing
Classification Nurse Grade 5
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North,Brisbane - South,Brisbane - East,Brisbane - West
Job ad reference QLD/H19CHQ331093
Closing date 09-Dec-2019
Job duration 12 months
Contact person Lynne Thurbon
Contact details 0417795688

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.

 

About the Child and Youth Community Health Services – delete if not required

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 position of Registered Nurse will:   

  • Utilise foundation knowledge and skills specific to Child Health Nursing.
  • Deliver client services for children and young people, individuals and groups, within the context of their family and community.
  • Provide clinical and problem-solving skills in the full scope of child health nursing practice for the 0-5 year age group and their families/carers.
  • Practice consistently with nursing professional standards and those of CHQ HHS. 

The Registered Nurse (RN) in Ellen Barron Family Centre & the Child Health Service delivers safe compassionate clinical care; working collaboratively with the Healthcare team to achieve best practice patient outcomes. The RN engages in reflective, analytical practice through effective assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of direct person-centred care. The RN continually improves their skills and knowledge developing from graduate to highly skilled Registered Nurse.

Unit Profile

The Child Health Service provides multidisciplinary primary community care services for children who reside in the CHQ. The Child Health Service provides a child centred, family focused health service, which includes promotion of health and development, early detection and 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 Ellen Barron Family Centre (EBFC) is a multi-disciplinary, specialist child health service for families who require support with building practical skills and confidence in parenting. Services are offered to families living in Queensland, northern New South Wales and the Northern Territory. Please insert a brief outline of the unit.

Employment opportunities are not limited by race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age, sexuality, gender or other protected attributes. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

For this job it is a genuine occupational requirement that it be filled by an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person as permitted and arguable under Sections 25 and 104 of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act 1991.

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

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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