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Clinical Nurse Specialist

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68706
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.


  • Clinic Nurse, Occupational Respiratory Clinic, Respiratory Medicine, The Alfred
  • Fixed Term, 12-month opportunity
  • Part time – 0.2EFT, 15.2 hours per fortnight (Mondays)
  • Classification – YS9, Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Alfred Hospital location


The Department

Respiratory Medicine at The Alfred provides specialist consultative services throughout the breadth of respiratory medicine and allergic diseases and includes four clinical Services, Lung Transplantation, Cystic Fibrosis, General Respiratory & Sleep Medicine and Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology.  These services are supported by our Physiology Service and Sleep Laboratory.

Position Summary

The Occupational Respiratory Clinic requires a Clinic Nurse whose key responsibility is to co-ordinate and undertake preliminary clinical assessments of patients attending the outpatient Alfred Occupational Respiratory Clinic (AORC). The service has two dedicated outpatient clinics per week – Mondays and Thursdays. The AORC provides screening for 300 silica exposed stone benchtop industry workers per year, and diagnosis and management of a range of occupational respiratory conditions, including silicosis. The multi-disciplinary clinic is attended by respiratory physicians and an occupational physician.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Registered Nurse (Division 1) with current practising certificate
  • Demonstrates the appropriate competencies and skills as per the Clinical Nurse Specialist criteria
  • Experience in Respiratory Medicine and research desirable

Staff Benefits

  • 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


For all enquiries relating to this position, please contact Dr Ryan Hoy on [email protected]

Applications close at 11 pm Sunday, 7th April 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.