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Clinical Nurse Consultant (Geriatric Emergency Department Intervention) Full-time Job

4 weeks ago   Nursing   Gold Coast   2 views
Job Details

The Role

An opportunity has become available for a Clinical Nurse Consultant (Geriatric Emergency Department Intervention) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 10 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will

  • Provide clinical leadership within the Geriatric Emergency Department Intervention nursing team
  • Proactively support implementation of the Clinical Frailty Scale in the Emergency Department (ED)
  • Apply extensive clinical expertise to complete holistic geriatric focused assessments in ED
  • Provide recommendations to support effective decision making in the ED regarding patient management and discharge planning for frail older adults

About you

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
  • AHPRA Registration
  • A Masters or Higher qualification within a relevant specialty area is highly desirable
  • Evidence of vaccination, or be able to be vaccinated against and remain vaccinated against - Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Hepatitis B and COVID 19
  • Tuberculosis screening, to identify if the tuberculosis vaccination may be required
  • Declaration of serious discipline history must be disclosed


  • Flexible work options
  • Career Development
  • Salary Packaging
  • Modern Facilities
  • Diverse Work Culture
  • Research Opportunities
  • Up to 12.75% super
  • 17.5% leave loading


  • Permanent part time (64 hrs p.f.)
  • Base salary ranging from 64.90 - $70.47 per hour

About Us

Geriatric Emergency Department Intervention is a collaborative interdisciplinary, specialist team who focus on the needs of frail older people with complex age-related needs. The service operates 7 days a week, based in EDs at both Robina Hospital and Gold Coast University Hospital. The Community Frailty Service provides a supplementary gerontic focused service to improve outcomes for frail older adults in the ED, aiming to facilitate safe and timely discharge and reduce the risk of re-presentation to ED. These services are based at Southport and Robina.

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
  • A workplace culture that encourages people to bring their whole selves to work so that they can perform at their best
  • Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong

How to Apply

Click APPLY to submit your application by Wednesday, 3 May 2023

Job Ad reference: GC481926

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.

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.