Employees classified at this level provide clinical nursing expertise for DASSA’s response to alcohol and other drug issues, with an emphasis on secondary and tertiary prevention, assessment, management, referral and rehabilitation of patients in hospital and in community outpatient settings. This service includes assessment, counselling, psychosocial interventions, medication assisted treatment, case management and referral of people with drug and alcohol related problems and their families, and the provision of information, training, clinical consultation, advice and support to other service providers.
The Clinical Practice Consultant provides a consultation liaison service to regional hospitals by:
Employees in this role accept accountability for their nursing/midwifery practice, the outcomes of nursing practices for the specific patient/client group, the professional advice given, delegations of care made and for addressing inconsistencies between practice and policy.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
Applications close: 6 December 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 706250