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.
Clinical Support and Development Nurse position
Full time - 76 hours per fortnight
Based at The Alfred, Ward 5 West
The Clinical Support and Development Nurse is a member of the leadership team of the ward / department and reflects the values of the Nursing Division by working closely with the Nurse Manager to: exemplify and promote excellence in practice; and work collaboratively with multidisciplinary colleagues in supporting the coordination, management and evaluation of the care of a specific patient population. The Clinical Support and Development Nurse is a recognised resource for all staff to assist in achieving best practice to ensure optimal outcomes for patients, serving as a role model for professional practice by integrating the components of a professional role: clinical practice, consultation, collaboration, leadership, education, research evaluation and quality improvement.
The Clinical Support and Development Nurse will be responsible for both clinical and post-graduate education coordination, direct clinical support to the interdisciplinary workforce, care pathway review and implementation of a clinical research profile within the unit, as well as assisting the Nurse Manager with safety, quality and risk management and initiatives. These responsibilities and deliverables will be aligned with the overall direction of 5 West.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Current Registered Nurse Registration with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia via AHPRA
Extensive relevant clinical experience in acute care nursing and in a clinical leadership role
Postgraduate qualifications in management or working towards an equivalent qualification
Current and satisfactory Police Check
Current and satisfactory Working With Children Check
Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance
On-site child care centre
Discounted on-site car parking
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For a confidential discussion please contact Anita Streat on 9076 2900
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.