Position Details
Reference Number 35549
Position Title Clinical Nurse Consultant Complex Care Hub
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Royal Childrens Hospital only
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 48 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Clinical Nurse Consultant - Complex Care Hub 


Employment:  Full-time, ongoing

Location:        Parkville – Hub of the medical precinct and leading Children’s hospital



The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) provides secondary and tertiary care to children and young people across the northern and western suburbs; specialist paediatric healthcare to the children of Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and parts of South Australia; and is the designated state-wide provider of services including paediatric trauma, rehabilitation and forensic medicine. As a quaternary centre for complex cardiac surgery and organ transplantation, the RCH cares for the sickest children from around Australia.


With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, 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 wellbeing 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/


Further information about RCH is available at www.rch.org.au


The Role:

Nursing Services currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse to provide and improve service provision for children with complex needs and their families at inpatient, outpatient and ambulatory levels.


This role promotes continuity of care by actively facilitating and coordinating care beyond the walls of the hospital with a view to embedding this service delivery model across the RCH.


As the Clinical Nurse Consultant, you will work in partnerships with families of children with complex care needs, focusing on collaboration and communication with staff involved in their care in order to support the child and family in a holistic manner.


On-call work providing clinical advice to families will be required of the successful applicant.


To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) administered through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development, as evidenced in a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) record/Professional Practice Portfolio (PPP).
  • Previous experience in coordination of multiple services and staff.
  • Preferred direct clinical experience in the assessment and treatment of children with complex medical conditions.
  • Minimum of five years of paediatric nursing experience.
  • A post graduate qualification in advanced nursing/health practice (desirable).


Why work at the RCH?

The RCH offer a range of benefits which support and reward staff both personally and professionally.


Our staff benefits include award winning facilities and campus partnerships, Professional development and events, an award winning Health and wellbeing program and financial benefits.


To learn more about our staff benefits please go to:    https://www.rch.org.au/hr/recruitment_employment/Staff_benefits/


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


Are you ready to join our team?

For more information about the position, please review the position description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now”

Contact Person Stephanie McArdle
Contact Number 93456868
Contact Email stephanie.mcardle@rch.org.au
Closing Date 31/05/2020
Position Description Clinical Nurse Consultant - CCHub May2020.pdf