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Clinical Nurse Specialist 2 – Ambulatory Care, Drug And Alcohol Services

NSW Government - Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Clinical Nurse Specialist Grade 2
Remuneration: $101,049.02 - $104,367.58
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ231387

What you'll be doing The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.
The goal of SESLHD Drug and Alcohol Service is to improve health, wellbeing and social outcomes for individuals, families and the community, related to drug and alcohol use. SESLHD Drug and Alcohol Service offers a range of treatment and support services for people with problems from their alcohol, prescription or illicit drug use, and/or their families and carers. Outpatient D&A services are located in clinics at the Langton Centre in Surry Hills, St George Hospital in Kogarah, and Caringbah Community Health Centre at Sutherland Hospital. Inpatient D&A services are provided at Sydney Hospital, Prince of Wales, St. George and Sutherland Hospitals.
This position is part of a multidisciplinary team, expected to provide senior nursing leadership within the Ambulatory Care Service. Including the provision of care coordination and clinical care to patients with Drug and Alcohol issues in SESLHD hospital and community settings. The CNS2 is responsible for the care coordination and treatment continuum from Ambulatory Care services within the community and inpatient admissions within Sydney Hospital. This position is expected to demonstrate advanced evidence based drug and alcohol treatment knowledge in care coordination aimed at integrating clinical services across multiple teams.
SESLHD is committed to creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our community. This will help ensure our employees, our patients and their carers, feel supported. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

  1. Current registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia (AHPRA) and current NSW Driver’s License with proven good driving record and willingness to use for work purposes
  2. Relevant post graduate qualifications in drug and alcohol nursing and at least 3 years recent experience working in the drug and alcohol specialty
  3. Demonstrated skills in case management, including care coordination, advanced clinical skills in patient/client assessment and care planning across multiple sites including hospital admissions specific to drug and alcohol patients
  4. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in the provision and development of clinical practice by utilisation of evidence based research with a demonstrated understanding of current NSW Health Policies related to D&A treatment
  5. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients, carers and a diverse range of health care providers including those in government, non-government and community organisations
  6. Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team, with an emphasis on service delivery, quality of care and team cohesion with an ability to identify and improve opportunities to enhance continuity of care between the acute sector and community based services
  7. Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to utilise information technology systems within a variety of applications

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description and Expected Standards table
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Matthew Burdess on [email protected]

Applications Close: 23 June 2021

Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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