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)
Great Staff Benefits
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
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
Discounted Health Insurance
Staff Car Parking (subject to availability)
For all enquiries relating to this position, please contact Michelle Tuck at M.Tuck@alfred.org.au
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.