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Clinical Nurse Consultant, Co-Responder Full-time Job

1 week ago   Nursing   Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - South,Brisbane - East,Logan - Beaudesert   4 views
Job Details

Metro South Health is Australia's first digital health service and one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland's population.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role
The role of the Co-Responder Clinical Nurse Consultant will assist in preventing and safely resolving mental health crisis situations through cooperation, collaboration and the sharing of knowledge and understanding between Queensland Police Service (QPS), Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) and Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Service (MSAMHS). The Clinical Nurse Consultant (Co-Responder) will work with QPS & QAS in providing in dual secondary response team to undertake rapid assessment and interventions in crisis situations in the community.

Responsible for clinical leadership for Access Services through the application of advanced clinical knowledge, skills and competency according to contemporary practice and standards of care.
Maintain high level of interpersonal and negotiation skills to inform and train the healthcare team of clinical practice updates and research findings within the Co-Responder area.
Demonstrate critical thinking and reasoning, advanced problem-solving skills and expert clinical judgement in the provision of contemporary nursing practice.
Work collaboratively with peers and others to create team cohesion and a positive practice environment that achieves best practice outcomes for patients and/or service.

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Our ICARE values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Engagement and Excellence, shape our culture within Metro South Health. Our values guide our day-to-day decision making and are fundamental to what we care about as a health service, how we behave, how we interact with each other and provide care to the many patients who come through our doors every day.

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro South employee, you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against COVID-19Health Employment Directive No. 12/21(PDF) ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0022/1108453/hed-1221.pdf )andQueensland Health Human Resources Policy B70(PDF) ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0024/1108446/qh-pol-486.pdf ).

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro South here: www.metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/join-our-team ( http://www.metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/join-our-team ).

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.