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Clinical Nurse (Community Liaison) - Collinsville Multi-purpose Health Service

QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT - Mackay, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Collinsville Multi-Purpose Health Service is looking for a Clinical Nurse (Community Liaison) to join their team on a Permanent Part Time basis.

The Collinsville Multi-Purpose Health Service consists of eight acute care beds, seven aged care beds, 24 hr emergency care, outpatient care, visiting Allied Health Services- including pharmacy, radiology occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech pathology, mental health and AODS, child health, social work, Nurse Navigator and Diversional Therapist.

Your organisation – Mackay Hospital and Health Service:

Mackay Hospital and Health Service has eight hospitals, two multi-purpose health services and two additional community health services that employ more than 3,300 staff. The Mackay district covers an area of approximately 90,000km2 and provides services to approximately 182,000 people in Bowen, Cannonvale, Clermont, Collinsville, Dysart, Glenden, Mackay, Middlemount, Moranbah, Proserpine and Sarina.

Click here to find out more information about the Mackay HHS

Your role:

The Clinical Nurse Community Liaison provides nursing services within the health service settings including hospital, the home and other community settings. The position is responsible for a portfolio with a focus on community health services, community support and liaison with government and non-government organisations on behalf of community members. Discharge planning is also a significant part of the role. 

Your team:

Collinsville Multipurpose Health Service is in the Whitsunday Regional Shire in the town of Collinsville, approximately 86km southwest from Bowen, a journey which takes approximately 1 hour from Bowen. Collinsville has approximately 2500 residents. The Collinsville Multipurpose Health Service consists of eight acute care beds, seven aged care beds, 24 hr emergency care, outpatient care, visiting Allied Health Services- including pharmacy, radiology occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech pathology, mental health and AODS, child health, social work, Nurse Navigator and Diversional Therapist. 

A private GP practice is co-located within the hospital and the Medical Superintendent has right to private practice. The QAS is also co-located on within the hospital. Collinsville MPHS staff its shifts on a minimum safe staffing level. The model of care is a patient centred model of care. There is a Registered Nurse and Enrolled Nurse on all shifts; an Assistant in Nursing works on the morning and afternoon shifts. Staff has the assistance of a NUM and/or DON if required. A Clinical Nurse Educator visits fortnightly, RN's from TEMSU and RSQ are also able to provide advice via telephone and television if required.

Why work for Mackay HHS?

Mackay HHS provides a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities, provides roles with variety and flexibility, supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing and encourages work/life balance. Some additional benefits include:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellbeing initiatives and programs

Conditions of employment:

In addition to any mandatory requirements specified on the Role Description, such as Professional Registration and Qualifications, and prior to being made an offer of employment, incumbents are required to demonstrate their immunity to all or some of the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD): Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (chicken pox), Pertussis (whooping cough).

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To apply for this exciting opportunity:

  • Before applying ensure that you download and read the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants.
  • Provide ashort response (maximum 2 pages) outlining how your experience, abilities and knowledge will enable you to achieve the key responsibilities of the role. This is an opportunity to tell us about yourself, your professional career and why you are the right person for this job.
  • Attach your current resume/CV, including contact details of two referees, preferably your current/past supervisor, who can confirm/support your capabilities, work performance and conduct within the previous two years.
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