Position Details
Reference Number 33505
Position Title Clinical Support Nurse - Koala
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Royal Childrens Hospital only
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Clinical Support Nurse


Employment:  Part-Time, Fixed Term

Salary:            $93,600 Annual Salary

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 Clinical Support Nurse works in collaboration with the Nurse Unit Managers to provide facilitated learning and leadership

at the unit level to develop high quality clinical care skills with staff. The role also contributes to hospital wide education

programs within the areas of their expertise. The Clinical Support Nurse is an advanced clinical nurse who stimulates enquiry,

reflection and the use of evidence in clinical practice to promote excellence in family centred care and advance practice change.


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 though
  • the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA)
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development, as evidenced in a Continuing Professional
  • Development (CPD) record/Profession al practice Portfolio
  • Registered Nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience of adult learning and learning management systems
  • Minimum of 4 years acute paediatric clinical experience


  • Post graduate certificate/diploma in Nursing, Education, Paediatrics or equivalent
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist of equivalent
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment or equivalent
  • Preceptorship experience and knowledge
  • Small or large group teaching experience 

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 Helen Codman
Contact Number 93456843
Alternate Contact Person Fiona Newall
Alternate Contact Number 93455762
Closing Date 19/07/2019
Position Description Clinical Support Nurse - Koala PD_Jun19.pdf