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February

Clinical Nurse Consultant- Diabetes , Health Independence Program

Mercy Health - Werribee, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Health Independence Program (HIP) at Werribee Mercy Hospital specialises in best practice in-center and home based programs to help clients living within the Wyndham catchment improve their health and achieve their rehabilitation goals. HIP consists of five services, including Complex Care, Community Based Rehabilitation, specialist clinics: Falls and Balance and Continence and Residential InReach.

We are seeking a dynamic CNC-Diabetes to join our team of specialist nurses and allied health staff. Your role would be to assess and develop diabetes self management plan in consultation with the client. You would work in collaboration with either care coordinators or allied health staff in supporting the client. This role often acts as a liaison between medical staff and clients to ensure that the best possible care is received and the client achieves their goals.

  • 0.42 EFT, permanent position
  • Ensure performance within the team is aligned with departmental and organisational objectives
  • Providing evidence based care to HIP clients living with Diabetes
  • Working collaboratively with the team to promote a culture of client centred care which encourages relationships and communication within the team and with client/ carer

ABOUT YOU:

  • Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), holding a current practicing certificate with current AHPRA registration
  • Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education
  • Credentialed Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • Current Full Victorian (or equivalent) Drivers License
  • Strong, relevant clinical skills and experience in sub-acute/ community setting
  • Experienced and knowledgeable in the management of people living with Diabetes
  • Demonstrated agility to change and amend work priorities and goals accordingly.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team environment

Desirable:

  • Experience and knowledge in the management of people living complex, chronic ,physical and psychosocial care needs

ABOUT US:

Werribee Mercy Hospital is a General Public Hospital located in the rapidly growing Western suburbs of Melbourne. Our services include surgical, medical, maternity, newborn, renal dialysis, emergency, mental health, rehabilitation, aged and palliative care. The hospital has recently undergone significant expansion with the opening or our new intensive care unit, additional operating theatres and the opening of two new wards, taking the total number of beds to 298. Join us now and be part of our team as we expand to serve our community.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

WHAT WE OFFER:

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Mercy Health is committed to the safety of all children across our services. We recognise the importance of listening to the voice of children and have a zero tolerance of any form of child abuse.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

Werribee, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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