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Supportive And Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner - Nepean Hospital - Temp Pt

NSW Health - Kingswood, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Employment Type: Temporary Part Time (30/06/2024)
Position Classification: Nurse Practitioner
Remuneration: $62.85 - $67.29 Per Hour
Hours Per Week: 34
Requisition ID: REQ221170
Applications Close: 13/04/2021

Together, Achieving Better Health

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District will drive innovation and excellence in health service delivery that provides safe, equitable, high quality, accessible, timely and efficient services that are responsive to the needs of patients and the community.

NBMLHD is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We strongly encourage and welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, refugees, people of diverse genders and sexuality, and people with disability.

About the Role

Exciting opportunity to join the Supportive and Palliative Care team based in Cancer Services at Nepean Hospital as one of our Supportive and Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner within this Part time 34 hrs per week temporary role up to June 2024.
This position will focus on developing Palliative Care Needs Rounds in Residential Aged Care Facilities across NBMLHD.

  • The Supportive and Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides independent and collaborative expert palliative care nursing for patients with life limiting illness. This includes promotion and maintenance of optimum quality of life, as well as the provision of individualised supportive and palliative care to the patient and their family/carers.
  • The NP role will have a particular focus on developing and leading new models of care and collaborative partnerships between the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District and aged care providers to provide better health care and access to specialist palliative care for older people with complex needs who have a life limiting illness.
  • Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, the NP will provide clinical care, timely expert intervention and management of complex care patients referred to the Supportive and Palliative Care Service.
  • The NP will achieve high standards of nursing care at the level of advanced practice and promote an autonomous working model for advanced practice nurses.
  • The NP extended practice role includes comprehensive assessment, interpretation of diagnostics, implementation of treatment modalities and relevant referral skills applied to a broad range of challenging, complex and changing situations within the Supportive and Palliative Care setting.
About Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
The Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District provides world-class clinical care, research and innovation, and is committed to providing a workplace culture that values and promotes the growth of high performing teams and individuals. We are passionate about the work we do, and are committed to improving the health of our local community and enhancing the experience of all our patients.

See why people like you join our local health district – and welcome to the family!
To check out our diverse workforce and see some of our recent innovative and community-focused achievements, browse our YouTube channel:
If you would like more information about our Local Health district, please visit our website:

About Applying
If you read this and think “Wow – that’s me!” then please review the position description and selection criteria for the role. You will need to submit an application electronically by clicking on the “Apply Now” button. So that we truly understand how perfect you are for this role, please ensure that you detail your experience, skills, knowledge and any other relevant information by responding to each selection criteria.

To apply, you need to be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold an appropriate work visa.

Selection Criteria: * Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia including endorsement as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Post graduate qualifications at Masters level, in a NMBA approved program of study or relevant clinical specialty
  • Demonstrated high level knowledge and advanced clinical nursing skills including comprehensive assessment, interpretation of diagnostics, implementation of treatment modalities and relevant referral skills applied to a broad range of challenging, complex and changing situations
  • Demonstrated understanding of Supportive and Palliative Care in Aged Care, with an ability to lead and implement changes and develop direction in clinical practice by the initiation, utilisation and review of evidence based research
  • Proven high level knowledge and expertise in complex client centred consultancy, practice development activities including mentoring, education, active participation in communities of practice, policy development and quality improvement
  • Demonstrated advanced clinical leadership role, negotiation, liaison, interpersonal and problem solving skills across the Supportive and Palliative Care service
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a high degree of autonomy and accountability while also working collaboratively in a multidisciplinary and multi service environment
  • Current Driver's Licence and willingness to use for work purpose travel
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For role related queries or questions contact Ashley O'Rourke via email Ashley.ORourke@health.nsw.gov.au

NSW Health

Kingswood, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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