Diabetes educator jobs in Australia

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diabetes educator jobs in Australia

Nurse Practitioner – Type 1 Diabetes Service

Job no: 68636

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

Department

The Endocrinology and Diabetes department at Alfred Health is dedicated to providing the highest standard of evidence-based care for individuals living with diabetes. At the heart of our service is a multidisciplinary team of highly skilled healthcare professionals who work collaboratively to provide personalised care addressing the unique needs and goals of each individual. Our knowledgeable team are compassionate and empathetic, taking time to listen, educate, and empower individuals to actively participate in their diabetes management, promoting a sense of ownership over their health. Our team is committed to supporting our patients in achieving optimal health and improving their quality of life. We pride ourselves on delivering evidence-based practices. Our treatment protocols and recommendations reflect the latest scientific research and clinical guidelines. We constantly stay updated on the advancements in diabetes care and technology, allowing us to provide our patients with the most effective and innovative treatments available and are committed to ongoing quality improvement initiatives. We continually evaluate our practices, outcomes, and patient satisfaction to identify areas for enhancement and ensure that our services remain at the forefront of diabetes care and management. The department is also actively involved in research.

Position 

This is a new Diabetes Nurse Practitioner (NP) role within the recently established dedicated Endocrine & Diabetes Type 1 Service.  The NPs primary focus is to improve the health outcomes of people with type 1 diabetes, especially those using technology including insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring. The Diabetes NP role is intricately designed to address the dynamic demands faced by the Endocrine & Diabetes service, operating both autonomously and within a multidisciplinary framework.  The Diabetes NP is responsible for the provision of advanced clinical practice and is empowered to provide timely, high-quality care, involving advanced clinical assessments, medication prescription, diagnostic orders, ongoing treatment, and the capability to refer patients to specialists. This practice is firmly rooted in evidence-based principles, utilizing resources such as Alfred Health clinical guidelines and expert-endorsed practice guidelines. Operating within both autonomous and collaborative care models, the Diabetes NP takes professional responsibility for the entire patient care episode in autonomous scenarios and consults senior medical colleagues in collaborative decision-making. The degree of autonomy is carefully determined by factors such as patient age, clinical complexity, and co-morbidity. In cases without significant clinical complexity, the Diabetes NP is authorised to autonomously assess, diagnose, and treat patients.

Qualifications and experience

Staff Benefits 

If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact either:

Victoria Snooks, Clinical Service Director – Alfred Specialty Medicine, Alfred Health (m: 0438-766-657 e: v.snooks@alfred.org.au) or Professor Anthony Russell, Director Endocrinology & Diabetes – Alfred Health (m: 0403-024-152 e: anthony.russell@alfred.org.au)

To apply, please submit an application via Livehire here.

Applications close at 11 pm on Friday 19 April 2024

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In accordance with the Health Minister’s Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.


Diabetes Educators (2 FTE) – East/West Kimberley

Kununurra or Broome | Salary Range:  $102,275 – $109,946

A Golden Opportunity Beckons

Passionate about healthcare, warm, out-going, authentic, caring, and inspiring? “Raise your hand if that’s you.” Who wouldn’t want to go to work with this view every day?

Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we.  We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger.

If you share our values and our passion for delivering the best possible healthcare to clients, you will find a home at Boab Health Services.  You can do all of this, in the unique and wonderous Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Boab Health Services is a not-for-profit, multidisciplinary primary health care service delivering allied health, mental health, and care coordination services throughout the Kimberley.

About the roles

These important roles work with a broader allied health team and other diabetes educators to plan and deliver clinical and non-clinical diabetes education support and services to people living in the East or West Kimberley region of Western Australia.  The role delivers services in towns and to remote communities of the region.  The position works in partnership with cultural health services, WA State Health Services, and other community-based organisations.  The East Kimberley position based in Kununurra is for a fixed term of 12 months, though funding for this position may be extended.

About you

The right fit for us and our company culture is super important so if you are passionate about delivering the best possible health care we are really looking for you.  We want someone who can work with clients from all ages and walks of life.  Ideally you will have experience in delivering diabetes education across a variety of health settings.  You will have ADEA accreditation or are working towards gaining accreditation.  Your experience, compassion, and motivation to work rural and remote health care and with Aboriginal people and will be highly regarded.  You will have AHPRA registration (if applicable to your discipline) and relevant professional association membership.

Why work with us?

Boab Health Services is a values-based registered charity, with a positive team culture that is committed to creating a supportive, collaborative, and healthy workplace.  Some of the benefits our permanent employees receive are:

More information

For the full job description and more information about working with us please visit the Careers page on our website www.boabhealth.com.au to see each Job Description for the 2 base towns (Broome and Kununurra) or contact either Amy Pearce (Executive Manager Clinical Services) on 0417 237 097 or via email: amy.pearce@boabhealth.com.au ; or Aimee Sullivan (Regional Manager – East Kimberley) on 0418 818 240 or via email: pn1@boabhealth.com.au 

To apply

Applicants must email their resume, address each of the selection criteria (located within the job description found on our website: www.boabhealth.com.au ) and provide the names of a least two referees to chris.phillips@boabhealth.com.au  

Applications Close:  Close of business 8 April 2024.

We reserve the right to close off this position before the closing date should we have a suitable applicant pool.  We will provide feedback to shortlisted applicants on request.

Boab Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We value and encourage diversity within our workforce.


Clinical Nurse Consultant – Diabetes

Department of Health
Hospitals & Primary Care – Hospitals Nth
Launceston General Hospital

Applications close: Thursday 14 March, 2024

Employment type: Full Time

Region: North

Location: LGH Charles Street, Launceston

Job description:

The Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) – Diabetes provides expert clinical knowledge and skills within a multidisciplinary framework to assist individuals and their families/carers to adjust to living with diabetes through active primary care, education, family support, research, and advocacy.

John Morris Diabetes Centre:

 

The role:

Note: – Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Details of appointment

Permanent, full-time, shift-worker position working 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible. (delete if no access)

Eligibility:

Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse
  2. Graduate Certificate Diabetes Education

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Graduate Diploma Diabetes Education
  2. Credentialed with the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA)

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex-related offences
    3. serious drug offences
    4. crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Please click here to apply.

For more information 

Will Egan

Position: Nurse Unit Manager – John Morris Diabetes Centre
Phone:  (03) 6777 4145
E-mail: william.egan@ths.tas.gov.au


Senior Diabetes Dietitian (Grade 3) – Gestational Diabetes Service

Have It All! New innovative dietitian-led gestational diabetes service. Are you the experienced dietitian to lead the implementation? Apply now!

About the facility

Barwon Health’s Nutrition & Dietetics Department provides services across the care continuum including Acute Care based at University Hospital Geelong, and Rehabilitation, Subacute and Aged Care based at McKellar Centre. Our team consists of 20 FTE Dietitians and 2.4 FTE Dietitian Assistants across both sites. We provide dietetic services to inpatients and outpatients across all clinical specialties according to current best practice and professional standards. We work collaboratively across sites, as well as with our community-based colleagues. Our staff pursue clinical excellence, consumer-centred care and interdisciplinary teamwork. Additionally, the Nutrition and Dietetics Department provides clinical placements for dietetics students, co-ordinated by our Student Placement Co-ordinator and has a strong relationship with Food Services via our Food Service Dietitian.

About the role 

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced dietitian to join our dynamic Barwon Health Diabetes Service. The successful applicant will play a pivotal role in delivering expert diabetes care and education whilst also assisting with the implementation of an innovative new model of care for women with gestational diabetes. This model incorporates dietitian-led patient monitoring, group education and new technology-based solutions to enable patient-centred care.

The Senior Diabetes Dietitian will:

About the culture

We are a friendly, collaborative and enthusiastic team who seek innovative solutions to optimise patient care. We promote positive, respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and the community. Our team is focused on providing the highest quality patient-centred care whilst exhibiting our Barwon Health values of respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

About the Geelong Region, AUSTRALIA

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! Derived from the local Wathaurong Aboriginal name for the region Djilang, Geelong is thought to mean ‘land’ or ‘cliffs’.

To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

We are strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on the Victorian Government’s Child Safe Standards: About Child Safe Standards | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au)

We are also proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, Please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.

Contact:

Miriam Chin

Manager Nutrition & Dietetics

(03) 4215 0701

miriam.chin@barwonhealth.org.au

Liz McIntyre

(03) 4215 0704

Advertising Period: 21/02/2024 – 10/03/2024

Salary: $82,343 – 95,903.00 (depending on years of experience) plus superannuation and salary packaging

Apply now


 

 

Diabetes Educators (2 FTE) – East/West Kimberley

Kununurra or Broome | Salary Range:  $102,275 – $109,946

A Golden Opportunity Beckons

Passionate about healthcare, warm, out-going, authentic, caring, and inspiring? “Raise your hand if that’s you.” Who wouldn’t want to go to work with this view every day?

Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we.  We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger.

If you share our values and our passion for delivering the best possible healthcare to clients, you will find a home at Boab Health Services.  You can do all of this, in the unique and wonderous Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Boab Health Services is a not-for-profit, multidisciplinary primary health care service delivering allied health, mental health, and care coordination services throughout the Kimberley.

About the roles

These important roles work with a broader allied health team and other diabetes educators to plan and deliver clinical and non-clinical diabetes education support and services to people living in the East or West Kimberley region of Western Australia.  The role delivers services in towns and to remote communities of the region. The position works in partnership with cultural health services, WA State Health Services, and other community-based organisations.  The East Kimberley position based in Kununurra is for a fixed term of 12 months, though funding for this position may be extended.

About you

The right fit for us and our company culture is super important so if you are passionate about delivering the best possible health care we are really looking for you.  We want someone who can work with clients from all ages and walks of life.  Ideally you will have experience in delivering diabetes education across a variety of health settings.  You will have ADEA accreditation or are working towards gaining accreditation.  Your experience, compassion, and motivation to work rural and remote health care and with Aboriginal people and will be highly regarded.  You will have AHPRA registration (if applicable to your discipline) and relevant professional association membership.

Why work with us?

Boab Health Services is a values-based registered charity, with a positive team culture that is committed to creating a supportive, collaborative, and healthy workplace.  Some of the benefits our permanent employees receive are:

More information

For the full job description and more information about working with us please visit the Careers page on our website www.boabhealth.com.au to see each Job Description for the 2 base towns (Broome and Kununurra) or contact either Amy Pearce (Executive Manager Clinical Services) on 0417 237 097 or via email: amy.pearce@boabhealth.com.au ; or Aimee Sullivan (Regional Manager – East Kimberley) on 0418 818 240 or via email: pn1@boabhealth.com.au

To apply

Applicants must email their resume, address each of the selection criteria (located within the job description found on our website: www.boabhealth.com.au ) and provide the names of a least two referees to chris.phillips@boabhealth.com.au

Applications Close:  Close of business 5 February 2024.

We reserve the right to close off this position before the closing date should we have a suitable applicant pool.  We will provide feedback to shortlisted applicants on request.

Boab Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We value and encourages diversity within our workforce.


Nurse Practitioner Diabetes

Alice Springs is a thriving regional centre offering opportunities not found elsewhere.

We are proud of our rewarding and unique work environment along with the highly skilled staff who deliver Diabetes services in Central Australia.

Alice Springs Hospital Nursing and Midwifery service is seeking applications from Nurse Practitioners with appropriate qualifications, experience and clinical expertise. Under the Ambulatory Services Division, you will provide expert Diabetes knowledge, skills and advice to patients and staff which is person-centred, culturally sensitive and consistent with the organisation’s strategic directions.

If you are a Nurse Practitioner with appropriate qualifications, clinical expertise and high-level communication and interpersonal skills, then we’d like to hear from you.

ASH offers great employment conditions which include generous salary packaging, relocation support (conditions apply), post graduate qualification allowance, professional development allowance and six weeks recreation leave.

For further information about this vacancy, please contact: Jennifer Dredge on 08 8951 7146 or jennifer.dredge@nt.gov.au

Quote vacancy number: 43758

Closing date: 16 January 2024

Applications should consist of a one page summary sheet, resume / CV and copies of relevant qualifications.

For a copy of the Job Description or to view career opportunities in the Northern Territory Government, please visit www.jobs.nt.gov.au


Diabetes Nurse Practitioner / Transitional Nurse Practitioner

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Hours per week: 38 hours per week
Position Grade: Nurse Practitioner (Year 1 – 4) / Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 2 (Year 1 – 2)
Salary: $135,591.23- $145,181.65 base per annum
Enterprise Agreement: The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations’ Nurses Enterprise Agreement 2017
Department Name: Diabetes Service – Chronic and Complex Care Services

About us:
St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney is a leading not-for-profit organisation providing health services to our community. Guided by our values of compassion, excellence, integrity and justice, we promote a culture of diversity and inclusion and empower our people to learn, grow and innovate.

Benefits of working at St Vincent’s include:
• Generous salary packaging and Fitness Passport for eligible staff
• Opportunity to access a wide range of clinical and non-clinical education programs
• Supported post-graduate opportunities within applicable fields
• Career development opportunities across the St Vincent’s Health Australia Network
• Employee Assistance Program
• Work/Life balance

About the role:
We have an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic team leading our approach to the provision of quality care to clients of the Department/Service. Manager to include relevant details about the role and or service.

Position purpose 

The Nurse Practitioner is a Registered Nurse authorised to function autonomously and collaboratively in an advanced and extended clinical role within a service. The role includes

The Diabetes Nurse Practitioner (NP) is an expert practitioner who, through leadership, will facilitate research-based clinical practice aimed at providing health care to patients with complex needs within a defined scope of practice.  The primary responsibilities of the Diabetes NP will include advanced clinical assessment using diagnostic capability, planning and engaging others, prescribing and implementing therapeutic interventions and evaluation of outcomes to improve practice.

The Diabetes NP will provide assessment and management using advanced nursing knowledge and skills. The Diabetes NP will have extensive experience in Diabetes management and will provide clinical and professional leadership within the community environment. The Diabetes NP will conduct independent comprehensive patient assessments and manage a range of Diabetes related patient conditions within the community setting including residents of Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF’s) and Homeless Health environments.

The Diabetes NP will contribute to the advancement of quality health care systems within the division of the community setting to reduce avoidable hospital admission and promote early discharge from hospital. The Diabetes NP will support the continuum across the inpatient and community setting and is an expert on service availability promoting the safe discharge planning and ongoing support for the Diabetic patient.

The Diabetes NP will develop a sustainable model of care in collaboration and in partnership with general practitioners, specialist medical officers, RACF’s, Community Health Services and other health professionals.  The intervention will be in conjunction with the patient and/or family and will develop person-centred plans of care specific to the patient’s complex needs.

Diversity and Inclusion at St Vincent’s:
St Vincent’s is committed to employing a workforce that reflects the community we care for. We strongly encourage applications from people that are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, culturally diverse, sexuality or gender diverse and/or living with disability.

Employment with St Vincent’s is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases – NSW Health Policy Directive (PD2023_022) or subsequent revisions in force. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with this policy directive.

About you:
We are seeking a skilled and energetic Nurse Practitioner who possesses a passion for person-centred care. We welcome applications from people who are driven, team players and have a passion for

Application Instructions:
To have your application considered you are required to upload a current CV/Resume as well as a separate cover letter/document addressing the ‘Selection Criteria’ as below. Internal applicants i.e. current employees of St Vincent’s Hospital or an entity of SVHA are required to apply via their Workday account.

Selection Criteria:

Applications close on 9 January 2024


Director, Allied Health Services

About the Baker Institute

Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute is an independent, internationally renowned medical research facility. Our work extends from the laboratory to wide-scale community studies with a focus on diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

About the Role 

The Director, Allied Health services will lead, develop and manage a highest quality and fully integrated Diabetes Education Service to patients attending the Baker Institute in Melbourne. Keep abreast of the latest trends and developments in both diabetes education and the general management of diabetes, and make recommendations as to how the Diabetes Education Service should be developed to maintain the highest quality. You will be responsible for establishing a centre of excellence and you will report directly to the Head, Clinical Services.

Key Duties

In this role you will be expected to:

Skills and Experience

You will have:

Experience in clinical research projects including GCP training, preparing peer-reviewed manuscripts and/or abstracts for presentation at conferences.

How to Apply

Applications should include a current resume and cover letter, quoting reference (NC01) and state why you are interested in this role. For a position description or further information, please visit our website at: https://www.baker.edu.au/career.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must be immunised with the COVID-19 vaccination in accordance with COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Directions (No 4) in accordance with Mandatory vaccination of health care workers (influenza vaccine) directions – Health services establishments.

We will close this job ad as soon as we have enough applicants so, please apply without delay.

Contact Details

Neale Cohen, Head, Clinical Services
Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute
neale.cohen@baker.edu.au

The Baker Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage interest from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders for roles within the Institute. We value diversity, inclusivity, gender equity and we promote family friendly practices. We are a proud recipient of an inaugural Athena SWAN Bronze Award from Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE).


 

Credentialled Diabetes Educator

LOCATION: TOWNSVILLE

Come for the life experience, stay for the lifestyle

An exciting opportunity now exists for a Credentialled Diabetes Educator to join the North and West Remote Health team in Townsville, Queensland. As part of a supportive, diverse, and multidisciplinary team, promote optimal health and wellbeing outcomes for individuals and communities at risk of or affected by diabetes. Working with non-acute clients, you will liaise with other Health Professionals to oversee the overall case management of clients. You will work with a diverse range of clients, set your schedule and have the chance to see the real difference your work makes as you enable rural communities to live and receive high-quality holistic care.

Core duties:

For further information on the role or the requirements, please click Position Description or contact David Stringini on 07 4781 9300 or david.stringini@nwrh.com.au.

Skills and experience

The right candidate will possess a degree or equivalent qualification in a health-related discipline and be able to provide high-quality diabetes assessment and to develop an effective ongoing management plan.

In addition, you will need:

Why join our team?

We pride ourselves on growing our clinicians to be the best versions of themselves and providing career progression opportunities. At whatever level you join, you’ll have ongoing mentorship and support and the ability to choose your own external mentor. Plus, you will receive up to 10 days of paid professional development leave per year, and, up to $10,000 for outside professional development (including flights and accommodation if required)!

Whether you are looking for a change of scenery or a new adventure, this is an opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution.

To learn more about why you should move to Townsville, please click here.

Have an fantastic lifestyle and work-life-balance whilst making a real difference to those living in the community – Apply Now!

Please note:


Credentialled Diabetes Educator

LOCATION: TOWNSVILLE

Come for the life experience, stay for the lifestyle

An exciting opportunity now exists for a Credentialled Diabetes Educator to join the North and West Remote Health team in Townsville, Queensland. As part of a supportive, diverse, and multidisciplinary team, promote optimal health and wellbeing outcomes for individuals and communities at risk of or affected by diabetes. Working with non-acute clients, you will liaise with other Health Professionals to oversee the overall case management of clients. You will work with a diverse range of clients, set your schedule and have the chance to see the real difference your work makes as you enable rural communities to live and receive high-quality holistic care.

Core duties:

For further information on the role or the requirements, please click Position Description or contact David Stringini on 07 4781 9300 or david.stringini@nwrh.com.au.

Skills and experience

The right candidate will possess a degree or equivalent qualification in a health-related discipline and be able to provide high-quality diabetes assessment and to develop an effective ongoing management plan.

In addition, you will need:

Why join our team?

We pride ourselves on growing our clinicians to be the best versions of themselves and providing career progression opportunities. At whatever level you join, you’ll have ongoing mentorship and support and the ability to choose your own external mentor. Plus, you will receive up to 10 days of paid professional development leave per year, and, up to $10,000 for outside professional development (including flights and accommodation if required)!

Whether you are looking for a change of scenery or a new adventure, this is an opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution.

To learn more about why you should move to Townsville please click here.

Have an fantastic lifestyle and work-life-balance whilst making a real difference to those living in the community – Apply Now!

Please note:


 

 Advertising diabetes educator jobs

ADEA allows organisations to advertise diabetes educator jobs and diabetes-related employment on our website for a fee of $165.00 incl GST. Advertisements will be reviewed and approved by ADEA management at their discretion.

To learn more, view our Employment Advertising Guidelines.

To order an advertisement, please complete the Employment Advertising Form and email your form to inquiries@adea.com.au.

Diabetes educator jobs in Australia

We frequently post new diabetes educator jobs across Australia on this page. If you would like to advertise a diabetes-related job opportunity on our page, click here or scroll to the bottom of the page.

diabetes educator jobs in Australia

Nurse Practitioner – Type 1 Diabetes Service

Job no: 68636

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

  • New Nurse Practitioner role within Endocrine & Diabetes Type 1 Service 
  • Permanent
  • Part Time at 40 hrs per f/n
  • Nurse Practitioner Year 1/2 (NO1/2) ($132,418.00-$134,934.00 per annum pro rata, + 11% superannuation)
  • Great Staff benefits!

Department

The Endocrinology and Diabetes department at Alfred Health is dedicated to providing the highest standard of evidence-based care for individuals living with diabetes. At the heart of our service is a multidisciplinary team of highly skilled healthcare professionals who work collaboratively to provide personalised care addressing the unique needs and goals of each individual. Our knowledgeable team are compassionate and empathetic, taking time to listen, educate, and empower individuals to actively participate in their diabetes management, promoting a sense of ownership over their health. Our team is committed to supporting our patients in achieving optimal health and improving their quality of life. We pride ourselves on delivering evidence-based practices. Our treatment protocols and recommendations reflect the latest scientific research and clinical guidelines. We constantly stay updated on the advancements in diabetes care and technology, allowing us to provide our patients with the most effective and innovative treatments available and are committed to ongoing quality improvement initiatives. We continually evaluate our practices, outcomes, and patient satisfaction to identify areas for enhancement and ensure that our services remain at the forefront of diabetes care and management. The department is also actively involved in research.

Position 

This is a new Diabetes Nurse Practitioner (NP) role within the recently established dedicated Endocrine & Diabetes Type 1 Service.  The NPs primary focus is to improve the health outcomes of people with type 1 diabetes, especially those using technology including insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring. The Diabetes NP role is intricately designed to address the dynamic demands faced by the Endocrine & Diabetes service, operating both autonomously and within a multidisciplinary framework.  The Diabetes NP is responsible for the provision of advanced clinical practice and is empowered to provide timely, high-quality care, involving advanced clinical assessments, medication prescription, diagnostic orders, ongoing treatment, and the capability to refer patients to specialists. This practice is firmly rooted in evidence-based principles, utilizing resources such as Alfred Health clinical guidelines and expert-endorsed practice guidelines. Operating within both autonomous and collaborative care models, the Diabetes NP takes professional responsibility for the entire patient care episode in autonomous scenarios and consults senior medical colleagues in collaborative decision-making. The degree of autonomy is carefully determined by factors such as patient age, clinical complexity, and co-morbidity. In cases without significant clinical complexity, the Diabetes NP is authorised to autonomously assess, diagnose, and treat patients.

Qualifications and experience

  • Current endorsement by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Completed a Masters of Nurse Practitioner (or a Masters granted equivalence of qualification by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency plus an approved Therapeutic Medication Management module)
  • Post-graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education
  • Evidence of competent utilisation of extensions to advanced nursing practice according to approved Clinical Practice Guidelines in diabetes.
  • Extensive advanced knowledge of diabetes – especially type 1 diabetes and the latest technology for diabetes management (including automated insulin delivery systems and continuous glucose monitoring)
  • Peer recognition as a leader within diabetes
  • Knowledge of research methods and processes, the ability to generate own research, as well as the ability to analyse and interpret existing data
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills across a broad range of health professionals
  • Alibility to work both autonomously and collaboratively
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and innovative
  • Capacity for critical reflection
  • An understanding of the political sensitivity of developing the Nurse Practitioner role

Staff Benefits 

  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Onsite child care services, a payroll deductible expense
  • Onsite staff gym, a payroll deductible expense
  • Modern onsite library facilities, exclusive to Alfred Health staff
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance

If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact either:

Victoria Snooks, Clinical Service Director – Alfred Specialty Medicine, Alfred Health (m: 0438-766-657 e: v.snooks@alfred.org.au) or Professor Anthony Russell, Director Endocrinology & Diabetes – Alfred Health (m: 0403-024-152 e: anthony.russell@alfred.org.au)

To apply, please submit an application via Livehire here.

Applications close at 11 pm on Friday 19 April 2024

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In accordance with the Health Minister’s Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.


Diabetes Educators (2 FTE) – East/West Kimberley

Kununurra or Broome | Salary Range:  $102,275 – $109,946

A Golden Opportunity Beckons

Passionate about healthcare, warm, out-going, authentic, caring, and inspiring? “Raise your hand if that’s you.” Who wouldn’t want to go to work with this view every day?

Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we.  We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger.

If you share our values and our passion for delivering the best possible healthcare to clients, you will find a home at Boab Health Services.  You can do all of this, in the unique and wonderous Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Boab Health Services is a not-for-profit, multidisciplinary primary health care service delivering allied health, mental health, and care coordination services throughout the Kimberley.

About the roles

These important roles work with a broader allied health team and other diabetes educators to plan and deliver clinical and non-clinical diabetes education support and services to people living in the East or West Kimberley region of Western Australia.  The role delivers services in towns and to remote communities of the region.  The position works in partnership with cultural health services, WA State Health Services, and other community-based organisations.  The East Kimberley position based in Kununurra is for a fixed term of 12 months, though funding for this position may be extended.

About you

The right fit for us and our company culture is super important so if you are passionate about delivering the best possible health care we are really looking for you.  We want someone who can work with clients from all ages and walks of life.  Ideally you will have experience in delivering diabetes education across a variety of health settings.  You will have ADEA accreditation or are working towards gaining accreditation.  Your experience, compassion, and motivation to work rural and remote health care and with Aboriginal people and will be highly regarded.  You will have AHPRA registration (if applicable to your discipline) and relevant professional association membership.

Why work with us?

Boab Health Services is a values-based registered charity, with a positive team culture that is committed to creating a supportive, collaborative, and healthy workplace.  Some of the benefits our permanent employees receive are:

  • a regional allowance of $5,200 per annum (pro-rata),
  • relocation assistance (up to $3,500),
  • six weeks’ annual leave (pro-rata),
  • attractive remote-area salary packaging options (up to $30,000 per annum),
  • excellent professional development opportunities. $4,000 budget plus five to six days additional leave – location dependent (pro-rata),
  • $299.00 available for staff to spend annually on work-life balance (for example a gym membership, a massage, sporting equipment, camping equipment etc.),
  • 1 session of supported clinical supervision per month,
  • and travel allowance.

More information

For the full job description and more information about working with us please visit the Careers page on our website www.boabhealth.com.au to see each Job Description for the 2 base towns (Broome and Kununurra) or contact either Amy Pearce (Executive Manager Clinical Services) on 0417 237 097 or via email: amy.pearce@boabhealth.com.au ; or Aimee Sullivan (Regional Manager – East Kimberley) on 0418 818 240 or via email: pn1@boabhealth.com.au 

To apply

Applicants must email their resume, address each of the selection criteria (located within the job description found on our website: www.boabhealth.com.au ) and provide the names of a least two referees to chris.phillips@boabhealth.com.au  

Applications Close:  Close of business 8 April 2024.

We reserve the right to close off this position before the closing date should we have a suitable applicant pool.  We will provide feedback to shortlisted applicants on request.

Boab Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We value and encourage diversity within our workforce.


Clinical Nurse Consultant – Diabetes

Department of Health
Hospitals & Primary Care – Hospitals Nth
Launceston General Hospital

Applications close: Thursday 14 March, 2024

Employment type: Full Time

Region: North

Location: LGH Charles Street, Launceston

Job description:

The Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) – Diabetes provides expert clinical knowledge and skills within a multidisciplinary framework to assist individuals and their families/carers to adjust to living with diabetes through active primary care, education, family support, research, and advocacy.

John Morris Diabetes Centre:

 

  • Our workforce of over 15,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence (CARE). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.
  • Develop partnerships both internal through a multidisciplinary approach and external to use nursing expertise to ensure optimal client needs and outcomes. Experience working in all of life diabetes management including but not limited to, T1dm, T2dm, T3c, GDM, diabetes in pregnancy, paediatric diabetes, diabetes technologies.
  • Access professional training and resources to support and learn more about an inclusive and respectful health care system.
  • We value your work/life balance to experience all the living in Tasmania has to offer. We can build flexibility into work arrangements, hours, leave or employee assistance.

The role:

  • The Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) – Diabetes provides expert clinical knowledge and skills within a multidisciplinary framework to assist individuals and their families/carers to adjust to living with diabetes through active primary care, education, family support, research, and advocacy.

Note: – Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Details of appointment

Permanent, full-time, shift-worker position working 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

  • Applicants should note that, for a period of twelve months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible. (delete if no access)

  • The salary range is in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2023

Eligibility:

Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse
  2. Graduate Certificate Diabetes Education

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Graduate Diploma Diabetes Education
  2. Credentialed with the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA)

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex-related offences
    3. serious drug offences
    4. crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Please click here to apply.

For more information 

Will Egan

Position: Nurse Unit Manager – John Morris Diabetes Centre
Phone:  (03) 6777 4145
E-mail: william.egan@ths.tas.gov.au


Senior Diabetes Dietitian (Grade 3) – Gestational Diabetes Service

Have It All! New innovative dietitian-led gestational diabetes service. Are you the experienced dietitian to lead the implementation? Apply now!

  • Join our dynamic, interdisciplinary team providing high-quality care to people with diabetes
  • Assist with leading the implementation of an innovative, dietitian-led service providing care at home for women with gestational diabetes
  • Enjoy work-life balance and extend your career living in the beautiful Geelong region.
  • This role can accommodate some flexible work arrangements. Preferred roster to include Mondays, Tuesday mornings and Thursday mornings.
  • This a temporary part time role until 30 June 2026.

About the facility

Barwon Health’s Nutrition & Dietetics Department provides services across the care continuum including Acute Care based at University Hospital Geelong, and Rehabilitation, Subacute and Aged Care based at McKellar Centre. Our team consists of 20 FTE Dietitians and 2.4 FTE Dietitian Assistants across both sites. We provide dietetic services to inpatients and outpatients across all clinical specialties according to current best practice and professional standards. We work collaboratively across sites, as well as with our community-based colleagues. Our staff pursue clinical excellence, consumer-centred care and interdisciplinary teamwork. Additionally, the Nutrition and Dietetics Department provides clinical placements for dietetics students, co-ordinated by our Student Placement Co-ordinator and has a strong relationship with Food Services via our Food Service Dietitian.

About the role 

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced dietitian to join our dynamic Barwon Health Diabetes Service. The successful applicant will play a pivotal role in delivering expert diabetes care and education whilst also assisting with the implementation of an innovative new model of care for women with gestational diabetes. This model incorporates dietitian-led patient monitoring, group education and new technology-based solutions to enable patient-centred care.

The Senior Diabetes Dietitian will:

  • Provide high-quality care to patients in our Diabetes Services, including women with gestational diabetes, and provide professional leadership within their clinical specialty.
  • Work in collaboration with the Nurse Unit Manager of Diabetes Services and all other stakeholders to develop, monitor and improve clinical service provision including the new gestational diabetes program consistent with the objectives of the Barwon Health strategic plan
  • Support students, Grade 1 and Grade 2 dietitians through clinical supervision and training.

About the culture

We are a friendly, collaborative and enthusiastic team who seek innovative solutions to optimise patient care. We promote positive, respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and the community. Our team is focused on providing the highest quality patient-centred care whilst exhibiting our Barwon Health values of respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness program
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

About the Geelong Region, AUSTRALIA

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! Derived from the local Wathaurong Aboriginal name for the region Djilang, Geelong is thought to mean ‘land’ or ‘cliffs’.

  • Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices.
  • High standard of schooling options throughout the area
  • A stone throw from the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road
  • Appreciate beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries

To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

We are strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on the Victorian Government’s Child Safe Standards: About Child Safe Standards | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au)

We are also proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, Please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.

Contact:

Miriam Chin

Manager Nutrition & Dietetics

(03) 4215 0701

miriam.chin@barwonhealth.org.au

Liz McIntyre

(03) 4215 0704

Advertising Period: 21/02/2024 – 10/03/2024

Salary: $82,343 – 95,903.00 (depending on years of experience) plus superannuation and salary packaging

Apply now


 

 

Diabetes Educators (2 FTE) – East/West Kimberley

Kununurra or Broome | Salary Range:  $102,275 – $109,946

A Golden Opportunity Beckons

Passionate about healthcare, warm, out-going, authentic, caring, and inspiring? “Raise your hand if that’s you.” Who wouldn’t want to go to work with this view every day?

Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we.  We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger.

If you share our values and our passion for delivering the best possible healthcare to clients, you will find a home at Boab Health Services.  You can do all of this, in the unique and wonderous Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Boab Health Services is a not-for-profit, multidisciplinary primary health care service delivering allied health, mental health, and care coordination services throughout the Kimberley.

About the roles

These important roles work with a broader allied health team and other diabetes educators to plan and deliver clinical and non-clinical diabetes education support and services to people living in the East or West Kimberley region of Western Australia.  The role delivers services in towns and to remote communities of the region. The position works in partnership with cultural health services, WA State Health Services, and other community-based organisations.  The East Kimberley position based in Kununurra is for a fixed term of 12 months, though funding for this position may be extended.

About you

The right fit for us and our company culture is super important so if you are passionate about delivering the best possible health care we are really looking for you.  We want someone who can work with clients from all ages and walks of life.  Ideally you will have experience in delivering diabetes education across a variety of health settings.  You will have ADEA accreditation or are working towards gaining accreditation.  Your experience, compassion, and motivation to work rural and remote health care and with Aboriginal people and will be highly regarded.  You will have AHPRA registration (if applicable to your discipline) and relevant professional association membership.

Why work with us?

Boab Health Services is a values-based registered charity, with a positive team culture that is committed to creating a supportive, collaborative, and healthy workplace.  Some of the benefits our permanent employees receive are:

  • a regional allowance of $5,200 per annum (pro-rata),
  • relocation assistance (up to $3,500),
  • six weeks’ annual leave (pro-rata),
  • attractive remote-area salary packaging options (up to $30,000 per annum),
  • excellent professional development opportunities. $4,000 budget plus five to six days additional leave – location dependent (pro-rata),
  • $299.00 available for staff to spend annually on work-life balance (for example a gym membership, a massage, sporting equipment, camping equipment etc.),
  • 1 session of supported clinical supervision per month,
  • and travel allowance.

More information

For the full job description and more information about working with us please visit the Careers page on our website www.boabhealth.com.au to see each Job Description for the 2 base towns (Broome and Kununurra) or contact either Amy Pearce (Executive Manager Clinical Services) on 0417 237 097 or via email: amy.pearce@boabhealth.com.au ; or Aimee Sullivan (Regional Manager – East Kimberley) on 0418 818 240 or via email: pn1@boabhealth.com.au

To apply

Applicants must email their resume, address each of the selection criteria (located within the job description found on our website: www.boabhealth.com.au ) and provide the names of a least two referees to chris.phillips@boabhealth.com.au

Applications Close:  Close of business 5 February 2024.

We reserve the right to close off this position before the closing date should we have a suitable applicant pool.  We will provide feedback to shortlisted applicants on request.

Boab Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We value and encourages diversity within our workforce.


Nurse Practitioner Diabetes

  • Nurse Level 6 (Remuneration Package Range $164,292 – $170,802)
  • Ambulatory Services and Preventable Chronic Disease
  • Alice Springs
  • Ongoing

Alice Springs is a thriving regional centre offering opportunities not found elsewhere.

We are proud of our rewarding and unique work environment along with the highly skilled staff who deliver Diabetes services in Central Australia.

Alice Springs Hospital Nursing and Midwifery service is seeking applications from Nurse Practitioners with appropriate qualifications, experience and clinical expertise. Under the Ambulatory Services Division, you will provide expert Diabetes knowledge, skills and advice to patients and staff which is person-centred, culturally sensitive and consistent with the organisation’s strategic directions.

If you are a Nurse Practitioner with appropriate qualifications, clinical expertise and high-level communication and interpersonal skills, then we’d like to hear from you.

ASH offers great employment conditions which include generous salary packaging, relocation support (conditions apply), post graduate qualification allowance, professional development allowance and six weeks recreation leave.

For further information about this vacancy, please contact: Jennifer Dredge on 08 8951 7146 or jennifer.dredge@nt.gov.au

Quote vacancy number: 43758

Closing date: 16 January 2024

Applications should consist of a one page summary sheet, resume / CV and copies of relevant qualifications.

For a copy of the Job Description or to view career opportunities in the Northern Territory Government, please visit www.jobs.nt.gov.au


Diabetes Nurse Practitioner / Transitional Nurse Practitioner

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Hours per week: 38 hours per week
Position Grade: Nurse Practitioner (Year 1 – 4) / Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 2 (Year 1 – 2)
Salary: $135,591.23- $145,181.65 base per annum
Enterprise Agreement: The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations’ Nurses Enterprise Agreement 2017
Department Name: Diabetes Service – Chronic and Complex Care Services

About us:
St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney is a leading not-for-profit organisation providing health services to our community. Guided by our values of compassion, excellence, integrity and justice, we promote a culture of diversity and inclusion and empower our people to learn, grow and innovate.

Benefits of working at St Vincent’s include:
• Generous salary packaging and Fitness Passport for eligible staff
• Opportunity to access a wide range of clinical and non-clinical education programs
• Supported post-graduate opportunities within applicable fields
• Career development opportunities across the St Vincent’s Health Australia Network
• Employee Assistance Program
• Work/Life balance

About the role:
We have an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic team leading our approach to the provision of quality care to clients of the Department/Service. Manager to include relevant details about the role and or service.

Position purpose 

The Nurse Practitioner is a Registered Nurse authorised to function autonomously and collaboratively in an advanced and extended clinical role within a service. The role includes

  • Focused assessment and management of patients using advanced knowledge and skills which may include but not limited to ordering diagnostic investigations, prescribing medicines and direct referrals to other health practitioners.
  • Is grounded in the nursing professions values, knowledge, theories and practice and provides innovative and flexible health care that compliments other health providers. The scope of practice is determined by the context within which the Nurse Practitioner is authorized the practice.
  • Provides leadership that facilitates the ongoing development of clinical practice utilizing research in the provision and development of educational programs, clinical services planning and development of clinical practice standards.
  • Is regarded as a senior nursing clinician and resource person for the service and works closely with clinicians and management in the provision of care
  • Manages and cares for patients, families and significant others through utilizing models of care that are appropriate, timely and of a high quality which are governed by authorized guidelines/policies.

The Diabetes Nurse Practitioner (NP) is an expert practitioner who, through leadership, will facilitate research-based clinical practice aimed at providing health care to patients with complex needs within a defined scope of practice.  The primary responsibilities of the Diabetes NP will include advanced clinical assessment using diagnostic capability, planning and engaging others, prescribing and implementing therapeutic interventions and evaluation of outcomes to improve practice.

The Diabetes NP will provide assessment and management using advanced nursing knowledge and skills. The Diabetes NP will have extensive experience in Diabetes management and will provide clinical and professional leadership within the community environment. The Diabetes NP will conduct independent comprehensive patient assessments and manage a range of Diabetes related patient conditions within the community setting including residents of Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF’s) and Homeless Health environments.

The Diabetes NP will contribute to the advancement of quality health care systems within the division of the community setting to reduce avoidable hospital admission and promote early discharge from hospital. The Diabetes NP will support the continuum across the inpatient and community setting and is an expert on service availability promoting the safe discharge planning and ongoing support for the Diabetic patient.

The Diabetes NP will develop a sustainable model of care in collaboration and in partnership with general practitioners, specialist medical officers, RACF’s, Community Health Services and other health professionals.  The intervention will be in conjunction with the patient and/or family and will develop person-centred plans of care specific to the patient’s complex needs.

Diversity and Inclusion at St Vincent’s:
St Vincent’s is committed to employing a workforce that reflects the community we care for. We strongly encourage applications from people that are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, culturally diverse, sexuality or gender diverse and/or living with disability.

Employment with St Vincent’s is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases – NSW Health Policy Directive (PD2023_022) or subsequent revisions in force. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with this policy directive.

About you:
We are seeking a skilled and energetic Nurse Practitioner who possesses a passion for person-centred care. We welcome applications from people who are driven, team players and have a passion for

Application Instructions:
To have your application considered you are required to upload a current CV/Resume as well as a separate cover letter/document addressing the ‘Selection Criteria’ as below. Internal applicants i.e. current employees of St Vincent’s Hospital or an entity of SVHA are required to apply via their Workday account.

Selection Criteria:

  • Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries
  • Currently registered as a registered Nurse with the Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency (APHRA) and endorsed by the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or currently enrolled in an NMBA Nurse Practitioner approved course.
  • Demonstrated high level leadership within the workplace including the ability to form productive working relationships through highly developed communication, negotiation, facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of clinical governance and current nursing issues
  • Ability to deliver, evidenced based, patient centred care for within a complex environment
  • Demonstrated experience in quality improvement principles, clinical policy and procedure development and implementation
  • Demonstrated evidence of integration of theoretical knowledge and clinical skills, critical thinking and analysis in their daily practice
  • Demonstrated commitment to own professional development and support of others professional development through leadership, delivery of education and clinical practice support/supervision

Applications close on 9 January 2024


Director, Allied Health Services

  • Attractive salary plus superannuation + generous salary packaging options
  • Based in Melbourne
  • Full-time, 3-year contract with provision to extend further

About the Baker Institute

Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute is an independent, internationally renowned medical research facility. Our work extends from the laboratory to wide-scale community studies with a focus on diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

About the Role 

The Director, Allied Health services will lead, develop and manage a highest quality and fully integrated Diabetes Education Service to patients attending the Baker Institute in Melbourne. Keep abreast of the latest trends and developments in both diabetes education and the general management of diabetes, and make recommendations as to how the Diabetes Education Service should be developed to maintain the highest quality. You will be responsible for establishing a centre of excellence and you will report directly to the Head, Clinical Services.

Key Duties

In this role you will be expected to:

  • To develop strategy and direction for education including the development of a national centre of excellence, development of financial opportunities, and maximizing clinical output of the service to provide for the growing needs of patient care in the community.
  • Manage health professionals working in the Diabetes Education Service.To provide clinical services for a minimum of 20% of employment time
  • To provide expertise in promotion of services to key stakeholders including allied health and primary care
  • Optimise clinical care and clinician availability.
  • To maintain and manage current funding sources and ensure that Diabetes Education Services are delivered according to relevant and agreed contract commitments.
  • Lead and coordinate the DHHS audit.
  • To lead strategy and development of new services.
  • Administrative duties include accurate record keeping, review of policies and procedures, ensure staff professional registrations are maintained, preparation of funding reports to the Department of Health, undertaking staff performance appraisals, attendance at research and committee meetings.
  • Develop research strategies and opportunities including involvement in Baker clinical research and development of new ideas, peer reviewed publications and grant opportunities including:
    • Promotion to Diabetes Education Service team members to engage and participate in and recruit for Baker Clinical Research Projects.
    • Identification of possible clinical research projects arising out of the Diabetes services.
    • Lead and implement clinical research projects including preparing manuscripts and abstracts and presenting research outcomes at conferences.
    • Presentation and analysis of current research literature to clinicians and researchers at The Baker
  • Fully responsible for the achievement of significant organizational objectives and programs.
  • Broad direction from Director of Clinical Services

Skills and Experience

You will have:

  • Allied Health Degree or credentialed in diabetes education (by a relevant certifying body).
  • At least five years (post degree) experience working in a multi-disciplinary Diabetes Education Service and preferably experience managing such a service.

Experience in clinical research projects including GCP training, preparing peer-reviewed manuscripts and/or abstracts for presentation at conferences.

How to Apply

Applications should include a current resume and cover letter, quoting reference (NC01) and state why you are interested in this role. For a position description or further information, please visit our website at: https://www.baker.edu.au/career.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must be immunised with the COVID-19 vaccination in accordance with COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Directions (No 4) in accordance with Mandatory vaccination of health care workers (influenza vaccine) directions – Health services establishments.

We will close this job ad as soon as we have enough applicants so, please apply without delay.

Contact Details

Neale Cohen, Head, Clinical Services
Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute
neale.cohen@baker.edu.au

The Baker Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage interest from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders for roles within the Institute. We value diversity, inclusivity, gender equity and we promote family friendly practices. We are a proud recipient of an inaugural Athena SWAN Bronze Award from Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE).


 

Credentialled Diabetes Educator

LOCATION: TOWNSVILLE

  • Are you passionate about assisting others in optimising their health outcomes?
  • Join a leading community, non-profit, primary health care services provider
  • Enjoy an attractive starting salary up to $85,078 PLUS super and up to $15,900 salary sacrificing!
  • Excellent additional benefits including a flexible working environment, 17.5% leave loading, 5 weeks annual leave, paid professional development up to $10,000 and relocation assistance!

Come for the life experience, stay for the lifestyle

An exciting opportunity now exists for a Credentialled Diabetes Educator to join the North and West Remote Health team in Townsville, Queensland. As part of a supportive, diverse, and multidisciplinary team, promote optimal health and wellbeing outcomes for individuals and communities at risk of or affected by diabetes. Working with non-acute clients, you will liaise with other Health Professionals to oversee the overall case management of clients. You will work with a diverse range of clients, set your schedule and have the chance to see the real difference your work makes as you enable rural communities to live and receive high-quality holistic care.

Core duties:

  • Integrate diabetes self-management education with clinical care;
  • Utilise group education to assist with meeting individual needs;
  • Determine comprehensive self-management plans to maximise health outcomes; and
  • Raise the awareness of healthy lifestyles, disease and disability and other health-related issues.

For further information on the role or the requirements, please click Position Description or contact David Stringini on 07 4781 9300 or david.stringini@nwrh.com.au.

Skills and experience

The right candidate will possess a degree or equivalent qualification in a health-related discipline and be able to provide high-quality diabetes assessment and to develop an effective ongoing management plan.

In addition, you will need:

  • A combined blue card & NDIS worker screening;
  • A current, unrestricted ‘C’ class Australian Driver’s Licence;
  • The right to live and work in Australia; and
  • Credentialing with the Australian Diabetes Educators Association is essential.

Why join our team?

  • The clinical caseload is varied, giving great exposure to a range of different clinical presentations, allowing you to explore all areas of your discipline early on in your career;
  • We provide genuine community and not-for-profit primary healthcare services where there is no cost to the client;
  • We have a great team culture with many early career professionals across our business; this allows for strong friendships to be formed and a wealth of peer support to be provided, and
  • Working with a large multidisciplinary team, you will learn about other health disciplines, holistic health care and referral pathways, allowing a wraparound service for your clients.

We pride ourselves on growing our clinicians to be the best versions of themselves and providing career progression opportunities. At whatever level you join, you’ll have ongoing mentorship and support and the ability to choose your own external mentor. Plus, you will receive up to 10 days of paid professional development leave per year, and, up to $10,000 for outside professional development (including flights and accommodation if required)!

Whether you are looking for a change of scenery or a new adventure, this is an opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution.

To learn more about why you should move to Townsville, please click here.

Have an fantastic lifestyle and work-life-balance whilst making a real difference to those living in the community – Apply Now!

Please note:

  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this role;
  • All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check; and
  • Have or be willing to obtain annual influenza and be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Credentialled Diabetes Educator

LOCATION: TOWNSVILLE

  • Are you passionate about assisting others in optimising their health outcomes?
  • Join a leading community, non-profit, primary health care services provider
  • Enjoy an attractive starting salary up to $85,078 PLUS super and up to $15,900 salary sacrificing!
  • Excellent additional benefits including a flexible working environment, 17.5% leave loading, 5 weeks annual leave, paid professional development up to $10,000 and relocation assistance!

Come for the life experience, stay for the lifestyle

An exciting opportunity now exists for a Credentialled Diabetes Educator to join the North and West Remote Health team in Townsville, Queensland. As part of a supportive, diverse, and multidisciplinary team, promote optimal health and wellbeing outcomes for individuals and communities at risk of or affected by diabetes. Working with non-acute clients, you will liaise with other Health Professionals to oversee the overall case management of clients. You will work with a diverse range of clients, set your schedule and have the chance to see the real difference your work makes as you enable rural communities to live and receive high-quality holistic care.

Core duties:

  • Integrate diabetes self-management education with clinical care;
  • Utilise group education to assist with meeting individual needs;
  • Determine comprehensive self-management plans to maximise health outcomes; and
  • Raise the awareness of healthy lifestyles, disease and disability and other health-related issues.

For further information on the role or the requirements, please click Position Description or contact David Stringini on 07 4781 9300 or david.stringini@nwrh.com.au.

Skills and experience

The right candidate will possess a degree or equivalent qualification in a health-related discipline and be able to provide high-quality diabetes assessment and to develop an effective ongoing management plan.

In addition, you will need:

  • A combined blue card & NDIS worker screening;
  • A current, unrestricted ‘C’ class Australian Driver’s Licence;
  • The right to live and work in Australia; and
  • Credentialing with the Australian Diabetes Educators Association is essential.

Why join our team?

  • The clinical caseload is varied, giving great exposure to a range of different clinical presentations, allowing you to explore all areas of your discipline early on in your career;
  • We provide genuine community and not-for-profit primary health care services where there is no cost to the client;
  • We have a great team culture with many early career professionals across our business; this allows for strong friendships to be formed and a wealth of peer support to be provided, and
  • Working with a large multidisciplinary team, you will learn about other health disciplines, holistic health care and referral pathways, allowing a wraparound service for your clients.

We pride ourselves on growing our clinicians to be the best versions of themselves and providing career progression opportunities. At whatever level you join, you’ll have ongoing mentorship and support and the ability to choose your own external mentor. Plus, you will receive up to 10 days of paid professional development leave per year, and, up to $10,000 for outside professional development (including flights and accommodation if required)!

Whether you are looking for a change of scenery or a new adventure, this is an opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution.

To learn more about why you should move to Townsville please click here.

Have an fantastic lifestyle and work-life-balance whilst making a real difference to those living in the community – Apply Now!

Please note:

  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this role;
  • All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check; and
  • Have or be willing to obtain annual influenza and be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

 

 Advertising diabetes educator jobs

ADEA allows organisations to advertise diabetes educator jobs and diabetes-related employment on our website for a fee of $165.00 incl GST. Advertisements will be reviewed and approved by ADEA management at their discretion.

To learn more, view our Employment Advertising Guidelines.

To order an advertisement, please complete the Employment Advertising Form and email your form to inquiries@adea.com.au.