Metro South Health is Australia’s first digital health service and one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland’s population.
This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.
About the Role
The Infectious Diseases Unit is a 24 bed ward comprising of 10 single rooms, 4 negative pressure isolation rooms, 2 x 4 bed rooms and 1x 2 bed room. The patients that are managed in the Infectious Diseases Unit include patients requiring specific additional precautions due to multi-resistant organisms, and patients requiring specialist medical and nursing care by the Infectious Diseases team. These specialties include, general infectious diseases, including HIV, haematology, oncology, general medical eg cardiology, endocrine and specialist surgical patients eg Plastics, ENT, orthopaedics, neurosurgery, vascular and general surgical.
* Demonstrates leadership and assists in managing the performance appraisal and development of clinical staff, monitoring their clinical capability and act in the role of preceptor and mentor. Supervise Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Assistants in Nursing, Nursing Undergraduates, visiting nurses and other delegated nursing staff within the designated unit.
* Actively identifying areas for improvement; initiate monitoring and assess progress with the goal of achieving high quality patient outcomes and improving service delivery across the continuum of care.
* Supports the NUM and senior nurses; demonstrates a strong team commitment through open, effective communication and active participation in the development and achievement of unit goals.
* Work collaboratively with patients, their families and the broader healthcare team to achieve desired outcomes by utilising best nursing practice and innovation.
Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.
We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.
As a Metro South employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.
We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.
You can find out more about why it’s so great to work at Metro South here: www.metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/join-our-team.