Clinical Nurse – Rheumatology, Queensland Health

  • Company:
    Queensland Goverment
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Nursing

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Clinical Nurse – Rheumatology

Queensland Health (Organisation site ( http://www.health.qld.gov.au/ ))
Royal Brisbane and Women’s, Herston

Provide contemporary evidence-based consumer/person focused care in collaboration with the multidisciplinary care team to facilitate optimal health outcomes for our consumers. The role undertakes delegated activities while assuming individual accountability for actions within the position and context of the Rheumatology Department. The Clinical Nurse – Rheumatology is responsible for the clinical coordination of complex patient care in the Rheumatology Department. The specific patient group includes those patients with inflammatory arthritis who require complex drug therapies to optimise their condition. The role is accountable for case management, care coordination and patient education for patients who have complex rheumatic disease, and their families.

Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.

Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • Apply advanced clinical nursing/midwifery expertise, including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation, to deliver a high standard of consumer/person centred care

  • Respond appropriately to, and provide support and direction to manage, sudden alterations in the health status of the consumer/person using advanced nursing/midwifery assessment and intervention skills.

  • Provide teaching to both consumers/persons and their families to facilitate learning and enable them to move towards independence.

  • Support an evidence-based learning environment and participate in learning activities/opportunities for self and others.

  • Participate in, and manage the performance and development planning of self and others

  • Integrate organisational policies and guidelines with professional standards by maintaining current knowledge and participating in relevant policy review.

  • Job ad reference number: RBH352913 Close date: Tuesday, 29th September 2020

    Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

    Why work for us?

    We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

    As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

    We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.