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April

Clinical Nurse Consultant - Hepatology

Barwon Health - Geelong, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION


  • Thrive in challenging environment at the largest organisation in Geelong

  • Ongoing Training and professional development in a supportive team.

  • Permanent Part Time - 30 hrs per fortnight


About the facility 


Formed in 1998, Barwon Health is one of the largest and most comprehensive regional health services in Australia, providing care at all stages of life and circumstance. Health services available through Barwon Health cover the full spectrum from primary care, community services, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency and acute care. With the exception of neurosurgery and transplantation, virtually all other specialties are available through University Hospital.


About the role 


Hepatology nurse wanted to join the Barwon Health Liver Clinic team. The Liver Clinic team is a collegiate group of nurses, infectious diseases physicians, pharmacists and gastroenterologists that provide care to people living with hepatitis B and C.


Nursing care provided at Liver Clinic includes:



  • Initial patient assessment including transient elastography (training available)

  • Education and sensitive counselling on prevention of transmission

  • Education on treatment – its benefits and the role of adherence

  • Adherence support

  • Appointment reminders

  • Referral to community services (i.e. drug and alcohol)

  • Vaccination

  • Hepatocellular carcinoma surveillance.


In addition the role includes sharing specialist viral hepatitis knowledge with other healthcare providers, in the hospital and in primary care, and participating in clinical research.


Professional development support available through Victorian Hepatology Nurses special interest group.


About the culture


Join an organisation that recognises talent, develops leaders and values their staff. Enjoy the rewards, benefits and feel proud that you can be a key strategic partner to improving outcomes for Barwon Health, our staff, patients and the community.


Barwon Health staff benefits



  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

  • Close to the beautiful Great Ocean Road and Surf Coast


Diversity and Inclusion


At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.


At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.


We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.


If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.


We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.


#Melbourne, Victoria

Geelong, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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