Nursing Careers

Clinical Nurse Consultant – Aged Care (Townsville)


Position Type: Permanent full-time.


This new position will support quality, safety and risk management initiatives and programs within the aged care environments.


This position will support the implementation and maintenance of the Aged Care Quality Standards, aged care accreditation cycle and policies of the Commonwealth of Department of Health and Ageing.

This role works collaboratively with the Director of Nursing/Facility Manager and management team to create a positive practice environment and delivers best practice outcomes for care recipients receiving aged care services within Rural Hospitals Service Group. Rural Hospital Service Group manages Eventide and Parklands Residential Aged Care Facilities, Ingham Health Services Home Care and Richmond and Hughenden Multipurpose Health Services.

Generous remuneration package value up to $140,711 p.a. comprising salary range of $113,261 to $122,964 p.a. (Nurse Grade 7), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.


Requirements of the role

Mandatory: Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent is a mandatory qualification for this position.

Highly Desirable: Possession of a relevant postgraduate qualification in an appropriate field is highly desirable.

Travel: This position will be required to travel to, and work at, other facilities located within the RHSG network. This may involve day and/or overnight stays. Travel on small planes or ferry may be required.

Living in Townsville, the largest regional centre in the North.

For a confidential discussion please contact Ruth Heather on 07 4433 3970.

Applications close on Wednesday 28 August 2019.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

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