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SA Health Clinical Practice Consultant – Retrieval Nurse Full Time in Adelaide City Centre SA

SA Health

Branch Adelaide City Centre SA AU

Position:
Clinical Practice Consultant – Retrieval Nurse
Location:
Adelaide City Centre SA

Have the ability to perform both a risk assessment as part of the clinical assessment and planning and complete a needs assessment in response to any patient…

SA Ambulance Service (SAAS), Rescue, Retrieval and Aviation Services, SAAS MedSTAR

  • Indicative Total Remuneration*: $118,312-$125,291 – RN/M3 – Full Time / Term Contract (up to 12 August 2017)
  • The Clinical Practice Consultant – Retrieval Nurse will: Provide a 24/7 presence in Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) Eastwood and work in collaboration with a Medical Retrieval Consultant (MRC) for adult, paediatric and neonatal transfers; Have an understanding and knowledge of retrieval processes that occur by road and air for all types of patient transfers; Have an understanding of aircraft and flight safety, medical equipment and clinical care required in the aeronautical environment; Understand any legislative and special issues associated with all patient transfers including intrastate interstate and international transfers; Understand the epidemiology of patient transfers including types, severity and human and societal impact; Understand the factors which determine the types of responses required for patient transfers, including physiological changes that may occur; Have the ability to perform both a risk assessment as part of the clinical assessment and planning and complete a needs assessment in response to any patient transfer, understand the importance of logistics, communication, media and safety; Understand scene and hospital management including the roles of emergency services and challenges of medical care in retrieval or RFDS transfer; including the ability to triage patient conditions for flight requests for RFDS / patient transfers.

    Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 620701

    620701 – Clinical Practice Consultant – Job Pack.pdf

    or proceed with Standard Application Form.

    Employment Type: Full Time
    Location: Adelaide, SA, AU
    Posted on: 2017-04-17
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