Nurse Practitioner – Palliative Care

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Metro North Hospital and Health Service
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Temporary
  • Posted:
    10 hours ago
  • Category:
    Government

Provide nursing care at an advanced scope of clinical practice including expanded skills and knowledge in assessment, care planning and implementation, diagnoses, and evaluation of nursing care for a cohort of consumer/persons in the specialty area of palliative care for the Medicine Service Line, Redcliffe Hospital.

  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Location: Brisbane – North
  • Contact Name: Amy Conneely
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 18-JAN-21

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

  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in accordance with Schedule 2, Nurses and Midwives (Queensland Health Award) (2015) – Generic Level Statements (GLS) Nurse Grade 8 and the Queensland Health and Metro North HHS commitments and values, in achievement of the organisational goals and Domains of Practice.

  • Demonstrate autonomy, accountability and competence for expanded practice in providing client-focused care within a nursing model including advanced health assessment of consumer’s/person’s clinical condition, development, and implementation of appropriately documented management plan.

  • Provide specialist nursing interventions that demonstrate an expanded level of nursing knowledge and skills in the practice area of palliative and supportive care.

  • Provide advanced clinical support and leadership through evidence-based practice and professional development, service planning and delivery, and quality initiatives.

  • Evaluate service outcomes with specific indicators and benchmarking, and apply appropriate change management strategies as required.

Job ad reference number: RD360622 Close date: Monday, 18th January 2021.

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.

You can find out more about why it’s so great to work at Metro North here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers

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