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Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 1 Drug and Alcohol Consultation and Liaison - The Sutherland Hospital

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until 1 July 2022
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 1
Remuneration: $112,737.02 - $115,043.31 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ186954

What you'll be doing
The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it. 
SESLHD Drug and Alcohol Service offers a range of treatment and support services for people with problems from their alcohol, prescription or illicit drug use, and/or their families and carers. Outpatient D&A services are located in clinics at the Langton Centre in Surry Hills, St George Hospital in Kogarah, and Caringbah Community Health Centre at Sutherland Hospital. Inpatient D&A services are provided at Sydney Hospital, Prince of Wales, St. George and Sutherland Hospitals.
The Drug and Alcohol Clinical Nurse Consultant will provide drug and alcohol nursing consultancy services to hospital inpatients and D&A service, patients, carers and other health professionals. The position delivers clinical leadership and education and will participate in research and quality improvement activities.
SESLHD is committed to creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our community. This will help ensure our employees, our patients and their carers, feel supported. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply.
Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Selection Criteria 

Current Authority to Practice as a Registered Nurse/Midwife, Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and current NSW Driver’s License.
Minimum 5 years full time equivalent post registration experience. In addition has approved post registration nursing/midwifery qualifications in Drug and Alcohol with proven clinical skills in D&A assessment, withdrawal, opioid and other pharmacotherapies, psychosocial interventions, and treatment planning for patients with complex presentations.
Proven clinical leadership skills and an ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary framework with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in nursing practice.
Demonstrated effective communication and inter-personal skills across a variety of mediums and knowledge of the practice development framework to clinical practice.
Demonstrated ability to apply clinical expertise in client-centred consultancy with the ability to work independently.
Demonstrated involvement in the development/change of clinical practice underpinned by evidence-based research.
Demonstrated ability to contribute to strategic and clinical service planning, clinical practice improvement and research activities.
Proven skills in clinical teaching, the identification of education needs in the clinical area, and competency in the use of contemporary information systems.


Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Gillian Booth on
Applications Close: Sunday 25th October 2020


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Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 1  Drug and Alcohol Consultation and Liaison - The Sutherland Hospital NSW Health

provides a strategic framework which brings together NSW Healths existing plans, programs and policies and sets priorities across the system for the delivery of the right care, in the right place, at the right time. The NSW State Health Plan highlights strategies to deliver on health priorities and improved health outcomes, and builds on previous reforms focusing on devolved decision-making, health system integration and increased transparency of funding and performance. It outlines in detail not only how we are continuing to roll out and extend our reforms in clinical care, funding and governance, but the next steps we need to take to keep delivering world-class care in NSW.

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