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RECSI Nursing Advisor Emergency Care

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Job no: 70106
Category: Nurse, Management

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.

  • Fixed Term appointment until June 2025
  • Part Time (38 hours per fortnight)
  • RN ANUM Year 2 (YW12)
  • Located at The Alfred
  • Great staff benefits

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. Alfred Health is committed to improving the lives of patients, their families, and broader communities and strives for excellence through research education and collaborative teamwork.

The Department

Alfred Health will coordinate the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade-funded Regional Emergency and Critical Care Systems Strengthening Initiative (RECSI) under its Regional Health Partnerships (RHP) scheme, commencing in July 2024. RECSI aims to build on the experience of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in relation to the need for local critical care capacity, and the value of resilient emergency care systems in detecting and responding to health emergencies. RECSI will also act as a mechanism for embedding the World Health Organisation’s emergency care systems framework across the region and progressing World Health Assembly resolutions 72.16 and 76.2. 

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Regional Emergency and Critical Care Systems Strengthening Initiative (RECSI) as the Nursing Advisor – Emergency Care.

This brand-new role will contribute to a complex, multi-stream, multi-year project that aims to enhance emergency and critical care provision in Timor Leste, Papua New Guinea, and from Fiji as a hub for the Pacific Region. 

Based in Melbourne at The Alfred Hospital, the Nursing Advisor – Emergency Care will be responsible for the coordination and management of emergency care nursing activities across the project.  Working closely with the Program Lead for Emergency Care, this role will provide strategic direction, lead activity implementation, and deliver technical advice regarding emergency care nursing activities for the program.

Key Capabilities

Experienced emergency nurse with demonstrated background and aptitude in international program or project management. As well as clinical expertise, the role requires well-honed skills in stakeholder engagement, evidence-based practice, proposal development, data analysis, cross-functional collaboration, cultural competency, and ethical practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Technical advice (emergency nursing)
  • Project planning and management
  • Stakeholder engagement and governance
  • Financial oversight and control
  • Monitoring, evaluation, and learning
  • Data analysis and quality improvement

For more information please review the provided Position Description.

Staff Benefits

  • Highly flexible roster with potential for travel
  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Onsite child care services, a payroll deductible expense
  • Onsite staff gym, a payroll deductible expense
  • Modern onsite library facilities, exclusive to Alfred Health staff
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance

Application Process

Submit your application via the portal including a cover letter addressing how your experience and skills align with the position responsibilities, along with your CV, by 11pm AEST on Wednesday 3 July, 2024. Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Please double check that your cover letter has been uploaded to the application portal.

Join our team and be part of an exciting new project dedicated to improving healthcare in Timor-Leste and the Pacific.

For enquiries regarding this position, please contact Melanie Wratten, RECSI Program Manager - [email protected]
Applications close 11pm AEST, Wednesday 3rd July 2024.

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.