Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2 – Aboriginal Care Coordination

  • Company:
    Sydney Children's Hospital Network
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    negotiable / month
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    1 day ago
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<div style="font-size:10pt; text-align:justify"><strong><img alt="" src="" style="width:100%" /><br /> Sydney Children&#39;s Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes &mdash; with one purpose in mind &mdash; to help young people live their healthiest lives.</strong></div> <div style="font-size:10pt"><br /> <strong>Employment Type</strong>:&nbsp;Temporary&nbsp;Full Time up to&nbsp;27-Jun-2021 (Maternity Leave Relief)<br /> <strong>Position Classification</strong>:&nbsp;Clinical Nurse Specialist Gde 2<br /> <strong>Remuneration</strong>:&nbsp;100746.38 – 104054.5<br /> <strong>Hours Per Week</strong>:&nbsp;38<br /> <strong>Requisition ID</strong>:&nbsp;REQ185398<br /> <strong>Location</strong>: Randwick<br /> <br /> The Ambulatory Service together with Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2 to join their team. This role will work as a Care Coordinator on the Aboriginal Care Coordination Team (ACCT) Project, a joint initiative between The Sydney Children&#39;s Hospitals Network (SCHN) and Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network (CESPHN). The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS2) will be responsible for co-ordinating, monitoring and evaluating the provision of integrated care, communication and information sharing across the community – hospital – community continuum of care for children and families who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island and have a chronic health condition. The CNS2 will work in collaboration with patients and families, Community Health, Sydney Local Health District, General Practitioners, Central and Eastern Sydney Division of General Practice, Private Health Care Providers, Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), General Practice Liaison Nurses (GPLNs) and SCHN multidisciplinary clinicians. The project aims to improve access to health services and increase engagement of Aboriginal children, young people and families with health services in their local community and facilitate the link between hospital, Primary Health, community health services and relevant non-health agencies for a specific cohort of patients enrolled in the program. The project will also contribute to closing the gap in life expectancy by improving access to culturally appropriate mainstream primary care services for aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The CNS will work predominately from the Randwick Children&rsquo;s Hospital Campus. The role will require the CNS2 to attend visits to primary health and community health organisations in order to facilitate collaboration of patient care. The CNS2 will be flexible their approach spending a lot of time in the community doing home visits. At present this is a full time temporary position up to June 2021 covering maternity relief.</div> <div style="font-size:10pt"> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="color:#c0392b"><em>&ldquo;Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority. Aboriginal applicants may have to cite Aboriginality in addition to the selection criteria. This is a targeted role authorised by section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1997.&rdquo;</em></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-size:10.0pt">SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.&nbsp;</span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="color:black">As this is a &ldquo;Category A+&rdquo; position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements. </span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><strong><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children&rsquo;s Guardian.&nbsp; For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children&rsquo;s Guardian Website </span></span></strong><span style="color:blue"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><a href="" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline"></a></span></u></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"> </span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><span style="font-size:10.0pt">Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children&rsquo;s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, <span style="color:blue"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><a href="" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">Stepping Up</a></u></span> to assist in preparing your application.</span></span></span></p> </div> <div style="font-size:10pt"> <p style="font-family:Arial">Need more information?<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;1) Click here for the <a href="" target="_blank">Position Description</a><br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;2) Find out more about <a href="" target="_blank">applying</a> for this position<br /> For role related queries or questions contact Nadine Shaw on<br /> <br /> <strong>Applications Close: 24/09/2020</strong></p> </div> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p>