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Diabetes Clinical Nurse Consultant 1

  • Alfred Health Part Time - Permanent
  • Closes in 10 days
    Published on 15 Mar 2019
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  • Job no: 19649
  • Categories: Nurse, Education

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Part Time- 24 hours / week
  • Ongoing
  • Great staff benefits. 

The Department

Alfred Health Endocrinology & Diabetes comprises a multidisciplinary team of Endocrinologists, Diabetes Nurse Educators, Podiatrists and Dietitians who bring expertise and excellent, compassionate care to our patients.  We provide patients with the best and most current treatments, methods, materials and equipment to ensure that patients receive the highest quality of service.  We believe that patients come first. Teamwork is highly valued and encouraged within the practice to promote a harmonious and productive environment. We place great importance on ethical and responsible behaviour as being essential to maintain the trust and loyalty of our patients and staff.

Clinical Nurse Consultant – Diabetes

We are looking for a passionate and dedicated individual to join our dynamic Diabetes Education Team within Alfred Health as a Diabetes Clinical Nurse Consultant. This is an ongoing part time position of 24 hours per week. As a Clinical Nurse Consultant, you will utilise your Post Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management to provide exceptional patient care and support to the department. You will have the opportunity to provide specialist nursing expertise, diabetes management advice, care coordination and self-management support in a variety of hospital settings. The position is within a team covering three hospital sites within Alfred Health. The sites include The Alfred hospital, Caulfield hospital and Sandringham hospital.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Essential

  • Division 1 Registered Nurse with current Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) in Victoria
  • Post-graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education
  • A Demonstrated experience in diabetes assessment and management utilising a client-centred approach
  • ADEA Credentialed Diabetes Educator (CDE) status or working towards credentialing
  • Ability to work both autonomously and within interdisciplinary teams
  • High level interpersonal and professional organisational skills
  • High level of clinical competence, skills and knowledge
  • Knowledge and understanding of government legislation, policies and risk management relative to Diabetes Education
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • IT competency
  • Current Victorian Driver Licence
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the development of policy and standards and operational procedures

Desirable

  • Experience providing Diabetes Education in the acute care setting.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • An ability to use initiative and be pro-active when managing multiple responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of office systems/software.
  • Flexibility in working hours to allow for increase during times of annual leave.
  • Knowledge/experience with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy.
  • Knowledge/experience with interstitial blood glucose monitoring systems.
  • Knowledge /experience with continuous glucose monitoring systems.
  • Knowledge/experience with Gestational Diabetes management.
  • Mentor qualification.

Benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • Discount health insurance
  • Onsite gym
  • Child Care

If you would like to work in a collaborative environment which provides diabetes management and support to a range of patients with diverse clinical needs, please get in touch. You will become part of a highly skilled team and will have further opportunities for personal development.

If you have any questions or would like more information about this position, please contact Diana Blackburn on 9076 3457. We look forward to hearing from you.

Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Application closing date Friday, 29th March 2019 at 11pm

 

Alfred 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.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closes in 10 days - 29 Mar 2019
  • Published on 15 Mar 2019, 3:38 AM