Position Details
Reference Number 33602
Position Title Clinical Nurse Coordinator - Immunisation
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Royal Childrens Hospital only
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Clinical Nurse Coordinator - Immunisation 


Employment:  Part time, Ongoing

Salary:            $93,600.00 per annum (pro-rata)

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 Position:

The Immunisation Service provides immunisations and immunisation advice for the hospital and the general community.  There is a telephone advice line, an opportunistic immunisation drop-in centre and a weekly outpatient clinic.  There is an active program of catch-up immunisation for all patients attending RCH and programs for patients with special immunisation needs.


The Clinical Nurse Coordinator within the Immunisation service is primarily responsible to provide immunisation advice to doctors, nurses, parents and community immunisation providers, opportunistic immunisation to the patients, visitors and staff of the RCH and work with the weekly outpatient clinic, in line with the RCH-wide philosophy and culture of patient and family centred care, vision and values.


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).
  • Accreditation as a Nurse Immuniser, having successfully completed an approved program of study for Immunisers that has been recognised by the Chief Health Officer.


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”


Selection Criteria Essential: Division 1 Registered Nurse
Desirable: Accredited Nurse Immuniser
Contact Person Sonja Elia
Contact Number 55058
Closing Date 22/08/2019
Position Description 2019.08.12 - PD - Clinical Nurse Consultant - Immunisation.pdf