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Clinical Nurse, Infection Management And Prevention Service

Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service - Brisbane Grove, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service (CHQ HHS) is a recognised leader in paediatric healthcare, teaching and research. With a dedicated team of more than 4,500 people, our point of difference is in the way we provide care to children, young people and their families every day. This is through our steadfast commitment to providing patient and family-centred care at every level of our service and our continuous drive for service and operational excellence.

Are you passionate about outcomes for children and young people across Queensland?

We're committed to providing life-changing healthcare for children and young people for a healthier tomorrow.

About The Queensland Children's Hospital

The Queensland Children's Hospital (QCH) (formerly The Lady Cilento Children's Hospital), which opened on 29 November 2014, is Australia's largest and most advanced paediatric facility. Located in South Brisbane, the 359-bed hospital features more than 80,000 square meters of facilities spread across 12 levels.

As Queensland's single specialist paediatric facility, Children's Health Queensland's (CHQ) at the QCH is the hub of a dedicated network of paediatric services available at other Brisbane and Queensland hospitals. Expanding on CHQ's state-wide remit, the QCH also supports regional hospitals through telemedicine and outreach services. This means children and young people can access the services they need as close to home as possible.

The hospital precinct includes the Centre for Children's Health Research, the Children's Hospital Foundation, Ronald McDonald House South Brisbane (opened in 2016) and a new Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Service building.

Unit Profile

The Infection Management and Prevention Service (IMPS) provides clinical leadership, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary paediatric specialty teams, to deliver a broad range of inpatient, outpatient and community clinical services for infection management and prevention.

The Infection Management and Prevention Service is accountable at an advanced practice level for the coordination of clinical practice for patients in relation to infectious diseases and infection management and prevention.

This includes the surveillance and reporting of infectious diseases and healthcare associated infections.

The Infection Management and Prevention Service regularly collaborates with the QCH Infectious Diseases Team, Queensland Immunisation Speciality Service, CHQ inpatient and outpatient departments, CHQ community health services, QLD Pathology, Communicable Diseases Branch and Metro North and Metro South Public Health Units.

Your Opportunity

The Clinical Nurse (CN) role provides advanced clinical and problem-solving skills, expert planning and coordination skills in the clinical management in infection management and prevention of patients/residents/clients with complex care needs, ensuring quality standards are met. This role works autonomously within the Healthcare Team structure and is pivotal in the planning, managing and delivering of IMPS specialist nursing care. The CN provides clinical leadership for professional and clinical practice, education and research. The role supports in management activities including portfolio responsibilities.

What CHQ HHS Can Offer

Apart from contributing to the development of Australia's best paediatric health service, you will also benefit from a competitive remuneration package and a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities and supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing. Additional benefits include:

  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility
You can find out more about why it's so great to work at CHQ HHS here.

Some roles within Queensland Health are designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk roles'. A VPD risk role is a role in which the incumbent may be exposed to the risk of acquisition and/or transmission of a VPD. Please refer to the attached Role Description for more information and what requirements may exist.

Brisbane Grove, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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