Position Details
Reference Number 32736
Position Title Heart Transplant / VAD CNC
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Clinical Nurse Consultants - VAD / Heart Transplant 

  • National provider for Paediatric Cardiac Transplantation
  • Part time 0.5 EFT Fixed term until April 2019 
  • Rare opportunity within VAD/Heart Transplant

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and well being of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/

 

With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4,500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people.

 

As the national provider for Paediatric Cardiac Transplantation and the national leader in Paediatric VAD services, we are looking for experienced nurses to work within a team providing expert comprehensive clinical consultation to our paediatric and adolescent patients.

 

The Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) incorporates the entire spectrum of Heart Failure; including but not limited to work up, development of individual protocols, national activation, national level transplant coordination and surgical consultation for VAD implant. The role also leads staff and family education, as well as post-transplant management and patient transition to adult services.

 

You will bring with you to the role:

  • A current nursing registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Paediatric cardiac/acute ICU nursing experience, preferably five years or more
  • Clinical experience and knowledge of paediatric cardiac transplant nursing and VAD nursing.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal.
  • The ability to demonstrate flexibility to changing priorities and environment.
  • Well-developed management and leadership skills.
  • A relevant Post Graduate qualification (or working towards).

Your appointment is subject to a satisfactory police check and Working with Children Check.

 

Why work at the RCH?

 

That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!

 

The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.

 

We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

 

We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!

 

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and all members of the LGBTQI community.

 

Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Contact Person Angela Wood
Contact Number 93454238
Closing Date 16/12/2018
Position Description CNC - VAD _ Heart Transplant PD.Nov18.pdf