Clinical Nurse Consultant - Cognition Service

Job posted: 16/02/2021
Applications close: 01/03/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 27998

Reference: 27998

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Immerse yourself in an inclusive, diverse and supportive culture
• Low cost onsite parking and salary packaging
• Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

Peninsula Health currently has an opportunity for an experienced and person centred focused Clinical Nurse Consultant to join our Acute Cognition Service on a part time basis. Collaborating closely with a multidisciplinary team, the Clinical Nurse Consultant will provide a coordinated and proactive approach to cognition management. This will occur through consultation, assessment and support for patients with cognitive impairment and education/support for staff.

What You Need
• Ability to provide clients and staff expert advice, guidance and clinical support in
cognition management and behaviours of concern
• Ability to promote assessment of patients with delirium and provide consultancy and
advice in collaboration with medical staff
• Time management skills to enable timely assessments and development of
recommendations/care plans for patients with complex behaviours of concern
• Interpersonal skills while participating in appropriate working parties and steering
committees to improve the care of people with a cognitive impairment within the hospital

We anticipate you will have:
• Registered nurse with current registration certificate
• Recent acute experience in providing care for people with cognitive impairment
• Demonstrated ability to provide work place training
• A commitment to the ongoing development of cognition as a speciality area
• Sound knowledge and skills in assessment and management of people presenting
with behaviours of concern
• Management and problem solving skills

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from all cultural backgrounds. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Clinical Nurse Consultant - Cognition Service

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Kim Heriot - 0406122094

Clinical Nurse Consultant - Cognition Service