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Hepatitis C Outreach Service Clinical Nurse

Job posted: 18/05/2020
Applications close: 09/06/2020 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 33712

Reference: 33712

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.


An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Clinical Nurse Consultant to join our Hepatitis C Outreach Team.


The Hepatitis Service as part of the Gastroenterology Unit provides care to patients newly diagnosed with hepatitis, chronic hepatitis and fatty liver disease along with a strong research collaboration for the treatment and management of hepatitis disease.


The Hepatitis C Outreach office is located on level 8, HSB of the Austin Campus. The clinical component of this position is mostly in the outpatient department of Austin Campus, Banyule Community Health Centre or working with the local communities and general practitioners.


Austin Health in partnership with community health services undertakes and manages bimonthly clinics at Wallan and Kyneton and a weekly local clinic at Banyule Community Health. These Hepatitis C Outreach Clinics provide a safe, effective and consistent nursing model to engage patients in a community setting in the uptake of hepatitis C treatment.


This position involves working within the existing Austin Health Hepatology service providing continued connection into the community, engaging in a shared care model between Austin Health and local GPs / Community services for patients with Hepatitis C.


The role will educate and support people with liver disease and to assist in facilitating a timely diagnosis and commencement of treatments for patients with Hepatitis C.


Please see the position description for further details and key selection criteria


Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.


Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Hepatitis C Outreach Service Clinical Nurse

Job type:

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Contact:

Cam McIntyre - (03) 9496 3010 - (__) ____ ____

Hepatitis C Outreach Service Clinical Nurse