Clinical Nurse - Child Health
Are you passionate about outcomes for children and young people across Queensland? We're committed to providing life-changing healthcare for children and young people for a healthier tomorrow. About the Child and Youth Community Health Services The Child and Youth Community Health Services (CYCHS) brings together a variety of specialist community services to help our kids and their families to lead healthier lives. CYCHS predominantly provides front line health care to communities throughout south east Queensland.
In fact, the service provides access to community care to around 470,000 children, which represents 42 per cent of Queensland's children. A range of services are provided across the continuum of care as well as health promotion. A number of Child and Youth Community Health programs, including Deadly Ears, reach communities throughout the entire state.
The service's 450 (full time equivalent) staff work in and from more than 50 community health centres, plus clinics, hospitals, schools, shops and offices, covering a geographic area beyond Beaudesert in the south to Kilcoy in the north. Your Opportunity: The position of Clinical Nurse will: Provide leadership in the clinical setting by promoting and delivering safe, competent and flexible child health nursing practice. Direct client services for children and young people, individuals and groups, in the context of their family and community within the Child Health Service, Child & Youth Community Health Service (CYCHS).
Demonstrate clinical and problem solving skills in the full scope of child health nursing practice for the 0-8 year age group and their families or carers. What CHQ HHS can offer Apart from contributing to the development of Australia's best paediatric health service, you will also benefit from a competitive remuneration package and a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities and supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing. Additional benefits include: Up to 12.
75% employer superannuation contribution 17.5% annual leave loading Salary packaging Employee Assistance Program Work/life balance, variety and flexibility You can find out more about why it's so great to work at CHQ HHS here. Some roles within Queensland Health are designated as â€˜Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk roles'.
A VPD risk role is a role in which the incumbent may be exposed to the risk of acquisition and/or transmission of a VPD. Please refer to the attached Role Description for more information and what requirements may exist..