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Clinical Nurse Consultant

Job posted: 17/02/2021
Applications close: 10/03/2021 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 14557

Reference: 14557

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is the major provider of specialist health services in the Gippsland region, east of Melbourne.  Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency and intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, dialysis and aged care.


LRH has a number of outstanding facilities following a recent expansion. These include a cardiac catheterisation laboratory, large Emergency Department, endoscopy suites and modern and contemporary inpatient units. These complement extensive Allied Health amenities including a gym and pool.


LRH is the regional provider of mental health services in Gippsland. LRH Mental Health Service operates an integrated specialist mental health program across the region and provides inpatient and community mental health care for adults, children and young people and older persons.


Gippsland provides a fantastic regional lifestyle with easy access to Melbourne.


An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably-qualified and highly motivated Clinical Nurse Consultant in Diabetes Education, to join the Diabetes Education team at Latrobe Regional Hospital in a complex and challenging role, on a part-time basis ongoing.  Salary and classification is commensurate with experience and qualifications and the relevant award.


Reporting to the Diabetes Education Manager, the successful applicant will play an important role in the coordination of processes that contribute to the continuum of care for patients with diabetes.


The Consultant will also provide education, support and advice to hospital staff and community care-givers on all aspects of diabetes management. 


The successful applicant will have:



  • Post Graduate Qualification in Diabetes Education or working toward

  • Current status as a Credentialed Diabetes Educator or working toward  

  • Recent clinical experience working in Diabetes Education in an acute setting 

  • Recent clinical experience working with children and adolescents with diabetes highly desirable

  • Recent clinical experience working with women with diabetes in pregnancy highly desirable

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent time-management and organisational skills

  • The ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team

  • The ability to think laterally


For further information about this position please contact Glenn Boulton or Heidi Knott on 51 738583, or Jenny Leitch, Diabetes Education Manager on (03) 5173 8383. The successful applicant will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working with Children Check.


Latrobe Regional Hospital supports Equal Employment Opportunity by recognising and valuing inclusion and diversity. The hospital encourages all people from different cultures and backgrounds to apply for our advertised positions.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants are encouraged to apply. Successful appointment will be based on merit and satisfactorily passing a Police Check and Working With Children’s Check. LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to assist on (03) 5173 8831 or kooriliaison@lrh.com.au


To apply for this vacancy please visit our website – www.lrh.com.au and go to our Careers Section.

Clinical Nurse Consultant

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Glenn Boulton or Heidi Knott - (03) 5173 8583
Jenny Leitch - (03) 5173 8383

Clinical Nurse Consultant