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Nurse Practitioner - Specialist Palliative Care In Aged Care

West Moreton Hospital and Health Service - West Ipswich, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


About The Role

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) – Specialist Palliative Care in Aged Care is a Registered Nurse who demonstrates advanced and expanded clinical skills, knowledge and high level of expert clinical capacity to translate these into contemporary evidence based clinical care for older people living in Residential Aged Care Facilities approaching end of life. Within a credentialed scope of practice, the Nurse Practitioner provides nursing leadership, clinical governance, complex care planning and support for residents cared for within the progressive integrated interorganisational Specialist Palliative Care in Aged Care Service.

About You

Our ideal candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated relevant contemporary clinical expertise and management skills in the management of palliative care.
  • Ability to establish a positive environment across the broad clinical interprofessional and interorganisational team, actively contributing to the learning and development of others.
  • Demonstrated contemporary clinical nursing expertise with clear understanding of the requirement for evidence-based patient centred care.
  • Demonstrated advanced and effective interpersonal and written communication skills to enable accurate, complete, and timely assessment, diagnosis, determination and information transfer to patients; their family / carers; nurses; or health professionals team members to support patient-centred care and staff's professional development.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legislation and policy relevant to the position and the ability to develop documents supporting the application of same within healthcare workplaces.
  • Applied knowledge of quality improvement frameworks and associated quality processes inclusive of the integration of nursing research, identifying experiences that evidence a professional commitment to contributing to quality improvement.

17.5% annual leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, wellness programs and the Employee Assistance Service (EAS).

To apply

Further information regarding this role please download and read the attached Role Description and Information Packages. You will need to submit your Cover Letter, CV or Resume including the names and contact details of two referees and a short response (maximum 1-2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant to the role.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for all West Moreton Health vacancies.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

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West Ipswich, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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