Clinical Consultant High Dependency Unit, Medical Ward

Job posted: 07/06/2022
Applications close: 16/04/2023 (Midnight)
18 days remaining

18 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Echuca

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Echuca Regional Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Reference: 10798

Reference: 10798

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health, Medical and Nursing, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Echuca

The Position

Title:  Clinical Nurse Consultant, HDU, Medical Ward

Department:  Medical Ward

Classification:   RN Grade 4 - ZJ4

Hours per fortnight: 76

Status: Permanent full time

Applications are sought for an exciting workforce development role with the High Dependency Unit. This position will work closely with the NUM of Medical & HDU ward to develop a sustainable workforce plan that supports ongoing recruitment, retention and structured skills development for staff working in each area. The successful applicant will be a senior clinician with a minimum 5-years’ experience in a related field. They will demonstrate a high level of professionalism in their approach and the ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of people. Project experience would be an advantage and the ability to successfully manage complex programs in a dynamic and ever changing environment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Identifying current and future skills requirements
  • Undertaking a skills gap analysis and developing strategies to address gaps
  • Developing an ongoing training program for Medical -HDU ward staff targeting core competencies required by all staff to safely manage high acuity patients
  • Developing formal recruitment and retention strategies
  • Identifying opportunities for structured staff rotations through ED and Medical - HDU ward

Our team requires someone who has:

  • Qualifications and experience in Emergency/ High Dependency Nursing or equivalent
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills
  • A highly collaborative approach and the ability to effectively influence clinical teams
  • Demonstrated knowledge of workforce issues
  • Sound leadership abilities

This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check and (where relevant) provision of a Working With Children Check and check on the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme prior to appointment.  In addition, this position requires evidence of vaccination status for COVID-19.

Employee and family benefits include:

  • Comprehensive learning and development program
  • Flexible employment practices
  • Salary packaging
  • Extended employee assistance program (including support for family members)
  • Employee health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Employee recognition program
  • Free onsite parking.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

For further information on the role please refer to the position description.  Applications are to be submitted online.

Clinical Consultant High Dependency Unit, Medical Ward

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Kellie Taylor - 03 5485 5386

Clinical Consultant High Dependency Unit, Medical Ward