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Clinical Nurse Consultant - Wound Management

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypePart time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 4 days
    Published on 11 May 2022
  • Job no: 53517
  • Category: 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.


  • Permanent Part-Time Position: 48 hours per fortnight
  • Classification: Clinical Nurse Consultant (ZJ4
  • Alfred Health
  • Great Staff Benefits


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.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Exemplifies and promotes clinical practice in wound management   
  • Identifies opportunities to rationalise the use of wound care products across Alfred Health while maintaining standards of care 
  • Provides consultation to clinical staff for patients with complex wounds where appropriate  across Alfred Health sites as required
  • Evaluates patient care outcomes in relation to wound management 
  • Liaises with clinical nurses, nurse managers, medical and allied health to identify learning needs of staff and to determine priorities for educational programs 
  • Provides leadership for Alfred Health in pressure injury prevention and management
  • Supports quality activities and clinical research to promote knowledge development and evidence-based clinical practice and improved outcomes for patients 
  • Assumes responsibility as a self- directed professional for own continuing education


Skills/Qualifications Required

  • Advanced clinical knowledge and skills in Wound Management 
  • Critical thinking skills 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Open, flexible, innovative and risk taking 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other services and departments in the hospital and community
  • Ability and willingness to develop others
  • Commitment to quality activities / research process and application to practice
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Post graduate qualification in wound management preferred
  • Current and satisfactory Police Check
  • Current and satisfactory Working With Children Check


Staff Benefits

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discounted Health Insurance
  • Staff Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Childcare Services


For all enquiries relating to this position, please contact Michelle Tuck at

Applications close at 11pm Wednesday, 25th May 2022

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 compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 


  • Closes in 4 days - 25 May 2022
  • Published on 11 May 2022, 5:01 AM