Clinical Nurse (North Queensland Persistent Pain Management Service)

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Townsville Hospital and Health Service
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    7 months ago
  • Category:

The North Queensland Persistent Pain Management Service (NQPPMS) provides support, education and multidisciplinary therapy for those with persistent pain, with the ultimate goal of patient self-management. The NQPPMS also provides education and support to both public and private sector. In this role you will provide nursing care, assist with clinical interventions and provide pain management education to clients and their families of the NQPPMS on an outpatient basis within a multidisciplinary team. The Clinical Nurse also provides clinical expertise, support and education to nursing staff and other health professionals. This position may involve travel to other health facilities in North Queensland.

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Location: Townsville region
  • Contact Name: Sandra Pappas
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 10-FEB-21

As an employer our goal is to be a GREAT PLACE TO WORK and we are committed to securing and maintaining an exceptional workforce.

What’s on offer?
Pro rata remuneration package based on full-time equivalent value of up to $115,848 p.a., comprising base salary range of$47.68 – $51.05 p.h. (Nurse Grade 6 [Band 1]), recreational leave loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%).

We are committed to providing a wide range of rewarding career opportunities to our employees and encourage professional development. To attract and retain an exceptional workforce we offer generous remuneration packages and a variety of additional employment benefits which include salary sacrificing options, shift allowances, locality allowances, professional development assistance, flexible working arrangements, access to corporate discounts, staff wellness programs and the employee assistance program.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

  • Proven ability to comprehensively assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care at an advanced level within a complex environment
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with the multidisciplinary team, patients and other stakeholders, including participation in relevant networks.
  • High standard of written and oral communication skills within the multidisciplinary team, patients and their families.
  • Ability to use or learn to use information systems appropriate to the position.
  • Ability to provide clinical education and support and demonstrate own ongoing professional development.
  • Ability to demonstrate competency as outlined in the NMBA Registered Nurse Standards for Practice

For additional information regarding the responsibilities, mandatory qualifications and/or other requirements for this position please refer to the role description.

About the location
is a vibrant, dynamic city; it is the largest urban centre in Northern Australia and is the gateway to the world famous Great Barrier Reef, stunning beaches, rainforests and the Outback. With over 300 days of sunshine a year Townsville offers the perfect laid-back coastal lifestyle with all the benefits of big city living. It is a great place for families, couples and individuals to call home.

Informal enquiries are welcome, please contact Kristy Rodgers or Julie Cox on (07) 4433 3571. Applications close on Wednesday, 10 February 2021.

Please note that unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.