War Memorial Hospital (WMH) is a 3rd Schedule Aged Rehabilitation hospital, situated in Waverley, owned and operated by Uniting and part of the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD). Services are comprised of 24 hour inpatient care, Monday to Friday outpatient departments, several specialist community teams inclusive of Transitional Aged Care, Aged Care Assessment Team, Geriatric Flying Squad, Young Onset Dementia, 7 day a week day centre, 24 hour accommodation service for regional guests and the full range of hospital support services. It is set within beautiful tranquil grounds and is a well-supported team environment.
The Geriatric Flying Squad (GFS) is an award winning, multidisciplinary, rapid response team providing expert care and short term case management to older people living within their homes and in Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs). The main aim is to keep older people living at home safely and prevent unnecessary ED presentations.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably skilled, dynamic and aspiring clinician to fill a full time Clinical Nurse Specialist 2 (CNS2) position within the team. The role involves working collaboratively with and under the supervision of the Nurse Unit Manager of the GFS to assist in the provision of a service that is comprehensive, accessible, high quality and person-focused. As a member of the multidisciplinary team, the CNS2 undertakes comprehensive assessment, care planning and co-ordination of treatment for frail older people in a sub-acute community environment. The successful applicant will be provided with a mentored orientation programme and will be well supported by the GFS Clinical Nurse Consultant, Nurse Practitioners, Staff Specialist Geriatricians and WMH Executive.
The purpose of the GFS CNS 2 role is:
This is a permanent full time role working Monday-Friday.
Closing Date & Time:
Sunday 31st October, 11.30pm
Position Description: PD_GFS CNS_Sep 2021.pdf
Application Guide: WMH Application Guide with forms_Apr 2021.pdf
Genevieve Maiden, Allied Health & Integrated Care Manager
(02) 9369 0351
WMH operates under Uniting’s values and Code of Conduct which employees are committed to uphold. It is important that the people who work at Uniting have a sense of commitment to our purpose. We are an equal opportunity employer and we select staff based on merit and experience. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace.
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