Position Details
Reference Number 27632
Position Title Clinical Nurse Consultant Lead - Infection Prevention & Control
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Clinical Nurse Consultant Lead - Infection Prevention and Control

  • Full Time, Ongoing role
  • Use your leadership skills to be the nursing leader within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Parkville Location
  • Fabulous employee benefits

The Hospital:


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 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/

The Role:


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a  Clinical Nurse Consultant Lead to join the Infection Prevention and Control team. This role functions as the nursing leader within a multi-disciplinary team. This role is responsible for the strategic leadership of the Infection Prevention and Control service at the Royal Children’s Hospital within the framework of national guidelines and the ACHS National Standards 3 for Preventing and Controlling Healthcare Associated Infections.

This position is responsible for the coordination of team activities including surveillance, staff immunisation, hand hygiene compliance data collection, reporting of activities internally and hospital KPI’s to external bodies.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA.
  • A minimum of eight years post registration experience.
  • Post graduate qualification in Infection Control/Sterilisation (desirable).
  • Experience in data collection and analysis.
  • Accredited Nurse Immuniser (desirable).
  • Paediatric experience (desirable).
  • Infection prevention experience
  • Experience in leading a team
  • Pre and Post Test Counselling, HIV Hepatitis C (desirable).
  • Demonstrated experience providing effective education to members of the multidisciplinary teams.

If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!

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 Rosemary Asibett
Contact Number 93455522
Contact Email rosemary.aisbett@rch.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Sue Scott
Alternate Contact Number 93455740
Alternate Contact Email sue.scott@rch.org.au
Closing Date 18/02/2018
Position Description PD - Infection Prevention and Control Final Lead 2018.pdf