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Clinical Nurse Consultant -Harm Minimisation

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 66944
  • Category: Nurse, Clinical

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.


Permanent Position

Full Time (80 hours per fortnight including ADO)

Clinical Nurse Consultant Year 1 - Year 2 (ZA7-ZA8) Classification 

Alfred Health location 


The Department
Nursing Services provides professional nursing support to nurses working at Alfred Health. Education, research, workforce management, quality, safety and clinical practice development are key components of this service.


Position Summary

The Harm Minimisation CNC will develop, coordinate and support the implementation of multi-faceted, evidence-based and sustainable approaches to preventing patient harm from falls across Alfred Health. This role will provide visible clinical leadership through expert teaching, guidance and support of clinicians to identify and minimise patient harm. The Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) is a registered nurse appointed to provide a clinical resource, clinical advisory/developmental role preferably on a full-time dedicated basis (i.e. performs consultancy work on the relevant shifts) and undertakes related projects and research and development activities to meet specified clinical needs in a clinical discipline/specialised field.

The role uses expert clinical knowledge to provide advanced patient triage and assessment that informs and contributes to the development of optimal care planning and treatment care pathways. The CNC uses this specialist knowledge to educate clinicians, patients, families and carers which in turn assists their understanding of their diagnosis and subsequent treatments.


Skills and Qualifications Required

  • Current Registered as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

  • Advanced clinical knowledge and skills in falls assessment, prevention and management

  • Postgraduate qualification or working towards Masters's qualification


Staff Benefits

  • Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing 
  • Discounted Health Insurance 
  • Staff Car Parking (subject to availability) 
  • Onsite Gym (Alfred Hospital) 
  • Close to shops and public transport


For further enquiries, please contact Michelle Tuck, Harm Minimisation Coordinator, at [email protected] 


Applications close Monday, 27 November 2023

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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.