Clinical Nurse - Persistant Pain Program

Position Summary

Employment Status: Permanent Part-Time

Location: The Wesley Hospital

Classification: Registered Nurse, Level 2

Remuneration Value:  $46.37-$49.68 p/h (FTE $91, 627 - $98,167), 9.5% employee contribution to super, 17.5% annual leave loading + not for profit salary packaging benefit + cumulative study leave. 

The Wesley Hospital is currently inviting Clinical Nurses experienced in Pain/Chronic Disease Management to join our Allied Health Team’s Pain Management Program! 

The Wesley Hospital is one of Australia’s iconic and largest private not-for-profit hospitals. From the heart of Brisbane more than 800 Visiting Medical Practitioners and 2, 000 staff deliver personalised care through life’s journey for generations of Queenslanders.

We offer comprehensive care across a wide range of acute, tertiary-level medical and surgical services, and through research and education we’re constantly searching for the latest in treatment techniques and processes. We show consideration for the whole person, and not just their physical health, placing our patients and their loved ones at the heart of everything we do.

About the Role:

You will be accountable for the provision of safe, holistic nursing care to individuals and their families, applying best clinical practice and ensuring a safe environment for optimal patient outcomes.

You will assist the Pain Management Program co-ordinator in the co-ordination of the Pain Management Program, from point of referral to discharge, whilst providing clinical Nursing support to all patients within the program.

You’ll demonstrate a commitment to person-centred care through exceptional communication, customer service skills and an ability to work effectively within a team. Your experience has provided you a solid clinical foundation in Chronic Disease and Pain Management and you present with: 

  • Bachelor of Nursing Degree (or equivalent) with current and unconditional AHPRA Registration
  • Relevant experience in the area of persistent pain and/or Chronic Disease Management
  • Experience working in an outpatient setting, educator role or multi-disciplinary program with a rehabilitation focus
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Computer applications

This is a permanent part-time role required to work a base roster of 25 hours per week. Majority of shifts will be Monday to Friday 9am to 2pm, but some flexibility is required.

We’ll look after you too:

Our people mean the world to us. We do everything we can to ensure they enjoy opportunities and benefits that are as inspiring and rewarding as the fantastic work they do. Flexibility, development, and a values-led culture are just some of the experiences you’ll have here at UnitingCare.

We offer access to health and wellbeing, financial, retail and lifestyle benefits designed to make life more enjoyable. As a registered not-for-profit, we also offer competitive salary-packaging designed to increase your take home pay. We celebrate a highly-diverse and inclusive workforce and are invested in your professional and personal development.

Let’s talk:

To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process. We look forward to receiving your application by 29th March 2020.

Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community. We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.