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Clinical Nurse Specialist

Position #Applications ClosesWork Type
1013725 06 March 2020 Full time

Clinical Nurse Specialist  

Permanent, Variable Hours

  • Support with professional development
  • Christmas and New Year holidays off
  • Competitive remuneration package


About us

At Mercy Hospital continuing the legacy of our founders matters to us – this means creating an environment where exceptional care makes a difference. A shared purpose achieved by our outstanding team.

We are an elective surgery hospital dedicated to providing high standards of care to our patients, staff and wider community through our focus on values, sustainability, charitable outreach and excellent service.

Our staff are provided support for further training, personal development and an extensive range of benefits including (but not limited to):

  • Some flexibility in working hours
  • free on-site parking
  • access to staff discount for some surgical procedures
  • subsidised health insurance and meals for staff.

About the Role

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) role is responsible for providing expert nursing support to patients and staff. The CNS will ensure patient management practices reflect current nursing knowledge, research, and best practice.

The successful applicant must be an experienced Registered Nurse preferably with ICU/HDU/Surgical experience and hold a current practising certificate.

This is a permanent role with variable hours offered at 0.8 FTE to be worked based on the needs of the hospital to provide sufficient support for our clinical areas.

Specific duties include:

  • Provide clinical leadership support/education to staff.
  • Apply and support the development of advanced assessment skills, evidence based care, and evaluation of outcomes of care.
  • Participate in and support the management and education of patients with complex needs.

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years post registration experience in surgical HDU / ICU including cardio-thoracic or relevant area.
  • Post Grad qualification relevant to area of practice.
  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to relate well to health professionals and members of the public.
  • Computer skills e.g. word, excel, patient management systems.
  • A high degree of self-motivation, willingness, and self-responsibility.

How to Apply

To apply please click here.

For further information about the role please email HR Enquiries Please note we do not accept applications via email. 

Applications close 6 March 2020.


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