Nursing Director (Digital Health)


Position status: Permanent
Position type: Flexible full-time
Classification: Nurse Grade 11
Workplace Location: Mackay region
Job ad reference: QLD/464687


Your opportunity

  • To actively participate in the Mackay HHS Nursing Executive team and provide professional leadership and expertise to support Mackay HHS’s vision and commitment as a digital Hospital and Health Service.
  • The Nursing Director has whole of hospital and health service responsibility for supporting nursing staff across expansive clinical services and complex patient demographics including Emergency, Perioperative, Critical Care, Maternity and Paediatrics with a priority focus on optimising the utilisation of the digital platform in clinical workflows.
  • To provide professional expertise and executive nursing leadership for the overall planning, coordination and direction of evidence-based nursing services and clinical care across all departments utilising clinical and business analytics to support decisions. Provision of digital health care will demonstrate ongoing improvement in patient safety, clinical effectiveness and consumer-centred nursing care.
  • To lead nursing care to facilitate quality patient outcomes in accordance with National Safety and Quality Health Service standards, professional standards and organisational policies and procedures.

About the Team

The Mackay Base Hospital boasts the most advanced usage of functionality in the state-wide electronic medical record. This position supports the organisation to maximise utilisation of the application to enable innovative models of care and is integral to supporting multidisciplinary workforce redesign to support digital transformation. Mackay HHS is well placed to influence future models of nursing work and support evidence-based analysis of nursing work and validation of the impact to patient care and outcomes.

Mackay Hospital and Health Service has six hospitals, two multi-purpose health services and four community health centres that employ more than 3,300 staff. The district covers an area of approximately 90,000km2 and provides services to patients and their families in Bowen, Cannonvale, Clermont, Collinsville, Dysart, Glenden, Mackay, Middlemount, Moranbah, Proserpine and Sarina.

Contact person David Farlow – Executive Director
Contact details 07 4885 6765

Closes: 31 January 2023

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