Clinical Nurse Consultant – Complex Care Hub in The Royal Children’s Hospital at CBD & Inner Suburbs

The Royal Children’s Hospitalis hiring people as Clinical Nurse Consultant – Complex Care Hub. The Selected person will be earn at least Undisclosed AUD per month. There are also many more opportunities. Read the entire post carefully to know all the details related to this job.
PostingClinical Nurse Consultant – Complex Care Hub
Job EmployerThe Royal Children’s Hospital
LocationCBD & Inner Suburbs
Job postedMay 29, 2022
Job Deadline2022-06-07
Job SectorNursing – A&E, Critical Care & ICU
Company description:

The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital’s (RCH) vision is to be a great children’s hospital – delivering Great Care, Everywhere. RCH is located within the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, with more than 45 world-class biomedical organisations and more than 50,000 of the brightest minds working together to make the Precinct number one in the Asia Pacific region for health, education, research, and training. Within this, RCH is also a cornerstone member of the Melbourne Children’s Campus, partnering with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics and The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation. Each organisation contributes to a paediatric academic health centre which is greater than the sum of its parts.

RCH has cared for the children and young people of Victoria for more than 150 years since it was founded in 1870. A full range of paediatric and adolescent health services are provided plus tertiary and quaternary care for the most critically ill and medically complex patients in Victoria. Tasmania, southern NSW and other states around Australia and overseas. The RCH is the only provider of heart transplant services and CAR T-cell therapy for paediatrics in Australia. RCH is an effective advocate for patients and their families with a particular focus on vulnerable children and increasingly, mental health in young people. The hospital also supports many health promotion and prevention programs. The Hospital has more than 6,000 staff, a budget of $850M, 12 wards and 350 beds. Annually, the RCH has 300,000+ Specialist Clinic appointments, 90,000+ Emergency Department presentations and 20,000 elective surgeries.

We work collaboratively with hospitals to deliver the right care, in the right place, at the right time. The RCH is committed to the Child Safe Standards: RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. Further information about RCH is available at

Job description:

The Role:

The Royal Children’s Complex Care Hub is an interdisciplinary service that has been established to lead and coordinate the health care experiences for complex patients and their families. Patients with complex needs frequently require multiple teams, advanced technology and medical equipment to support their care needs, both within the hospital and at home.

The purpose of the Clinical Nurse Consultant role within the Complex Care Hub is to provide and improve service provision for children with complex needs and their families at inpatient, outpatient and ambulatory levels. This role promotes continuity of care by actively facilitating and coordinating care beyond the walls of the hospital.

The CNC will assist with the model of management and develop a planned approach to promote health and wellbeing of the patient and the family. This will involve working in partnerships with families of children with complex care needs, focusing on collaboration and communication with multidisciplinary teams involved in their care to manage the child and family in a holistic cohesive manner. The role will include building capability and links internally and in the community for the management of complex patients.

We have both part-time and full-time fixed term and ongoing positions available. Please indicate your preference when submitting your cover letter.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Clinical excellence in holistic assessment skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of the program and the issues surrounding chronic and complex care provision
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Proven ability to develop effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Balancing of competing and conflicting priorities
  • High level commitment to continuous improvement
  • Demonstrated organisational skills and excellent time management skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to family-centred care
  • Ability to work autonomously and maintain professional accountability
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and sound clinical judgement in care planning and decision making
  • Clear understanding of professional boundaries and commitment to maintaining professional expectations

To view the Position Description, please click here.

Why work at the RCH?

RCH is committed to a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities, surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

All applicants please be aware that it is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, employment. Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government COVID -19 vaccination Certificate, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

Are you ready to join our team?

Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close on 7th June 2022

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