Clinical Nurse Consultant – Coronial Case Management Unit


The Forensic & Analytical Science Service (FASS) is a state-wide service that provides independent, objective analysis to support the NSW Health and Justice systems. Within FASS, the Department of Forensic Medicine Sydney is seeking a Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) Grade 2 to hold a key position within a newly established Coronial Case Management Unit (CCMU).

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Advertised Award: Public Health System Nurses and Midwives (State) Award 2015

Location: Glebe

Facility: Forensic and Analytical Science Services (FASS)

Registration Requirements: Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

The Unit comprises multidisciplinary staff with experience in policing, social work, medicine, law and administration. Forensic & Analytical Science Service believe that the skills of an experienced nurse will increase the medical knowledge held by the Unit and improve the rigour associated with the front end of Coronial processing.

The CNC CCMU will occupy a key position within the Coronial Case Management Unit.  The role will be responsible for increasing the clinical expertise at the front end of Coronial processing and supporting the Forensic Pathologists to provide high quality recommendations to the Office of the State Coroner.  To achieve this, the position will primarily be liaising with general practitioners, hospitals and other health services to obtain and summarise the medical information of the deceased.  The position will also be required to contribute to the development and modelling of a positive, encouraging, supportive and professional service culture within a complex trauma setting.

If you would like any further information please contact Michelle Wagner on 8584 7800 or

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All staff employed by NSW FASS will be required to supply a reference buccal sample so that their DNA profile can be compared to other generated profiles to exclude the possibility of contamination.

This is a Category A position. All Category A applicants must read and understand Policy Directive PD2011_005 Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination against specified diseases. All new recruits must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy. New recruits must provide evidence against specified diseases and comply with the requirements of this policy at their own cost prior to appointment.”

Selection criteria

  1. Current registration as a Registered Nurse (General Registration) with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  2. Minimum five years full time equivalent post registration experience, preferably in Accident and Emergency, Intensive Care or Cardiac Care, with a minimum three years full time equivalent experience in the clinical area of the specified post graduate qualification.
  3. Demonstrated ability to participate in strategic and clinical service planning including an understanding of organisational behaviour, change management and cultural change processes.
  4. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective, collaborative relationships with diverse stakeholders, health professionals and clients through high level interpersonal, problem solving and negotiation skills.
  5. Demonstrated high level written and oral communication skills including advanced level computer skills and effective teamwork skills.
  6. Current unencumbered Class C driver’s license.


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