Clinical Nurse Specialist – Palliative Care

0.6 EFT Limited Tenure from 1.06.2021 – 4.3.2022

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Closing Date:

16 May 2021

An opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse with an interest in Palliative Care to further develop specialist clinical and support skills under the auspice of South Gippsland Palliative Care (incorporating Gippsland Southern Health Service and South Gippsland Hospital).

Post graduate qualifications and/or experience in Palliative Care, Grief and Bereavement Management or Counselling would be regarded favorably. A demonstrable commitment to the philosophy and standards of Palliative Care is essential to the role. The successful applicant will provide clinical support to registered Palliative Care clients and families within the region.

To succeed in this position you will ideally possess the following skills:

  • Current registration with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) as a Registered Nurse.

  • Specific post-basic qualifications & 12 months clinical experience in Palliative Care.

  • 4 years post-registration experience with 3 years’ experience in relevant specialist field.

  • Practices and promotes the National Palliative Care Standards.

  • Excellent people skills with the ability to communicate at all levels.

  • A commitment to maintaining and delivering high quality patient care.

Staff have access to supportive staff mentoring, education and development programs. Salary Packaging is available for all staff.  The successful  applicant will be required to provide a current satisfactory police check.

The position description, located below, provides further details on duties and responsibilities and essential criteria which suitable applicants will be shortlisted.

Further Information:

South Gippsland Palliative Care Service

5667 5661