Nurse Consultant

Summary

  • Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Clare
  • Salary: $94,583 - $119,682 p.a - Ongoing Full Time - RN/M2A, RN/M3

About the role

The Nurse Consultant classified at this level provide clinical nursing expertise to contribute to the improvement of high quality, safe mental health services and provides clinical and consultancy services that support the recovery of mental health consumers across community, acute and rehabilitation service settings.

Employees classified at this level are experts within their area and stream of practice and have a significant degree of autonomy and decision making.

Various practice models may be used to enact this role, including but not limited to:

  • Primarily providing expert mental health nursing care;
  • Providing clinical leadership to nurses; and
  • Coordination and leadership of projects and/or programs that contribute clinical expertise to improve consumer/service outcomes.

Employees in this role accept accountability for their mental health nursing practice, the outcomes of nursing practices for the specific consumer group, the professional advice given, delegations of care made and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy.

This position is multi class as either RN/M2A or RN/M3 classification will be determined upon qualifications and experience.

Qualifications and experience

Must be registered or eligible for registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and who holds, or who is eligible to hold, a current practicing certificate and holds a Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing (or equivalent).

Benefits

A career in the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network offers many great lifestyle benefits, including diverse job prospects and the opportunity to fast track your skills and career, not to mention your choice of scenery from farm, ocean, vineyards and the Southern Flinders ranges. View the below videos for more information about working for Yorke and Northern Local Health Network.


In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Please note

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements. COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.


Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).


The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Close date: 8 December 2022

Point of contact: 

Belinda Hall
8880 5400
belinda.hall@sa.gov.au


Job reference: 804642



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