Endorsed Enrolled Nurse – Casual Nurse Pool – Shoalhaven Hospital

  • Company:
    Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Nursing

Applications Close: Sunday 15 November 2020 Employment Type : Casual
Position Classification : Enrolled Nurse
Remuneration : $29.17 – $31.70 
Hours Per Week : Casual
Requisition ID : REQ148674

The Shoalhaven area is one of the fastest growing areas of NSW with over 5,000 new residents making the move here every year. The area has plenty to offer with the beautiful beaches of Jervis Bay, rainforests of Kangaroo Valley and tourist townships like Berry, all within 30 minutes’ drive.Shoalhaven Hospital is a busy rural hospital which employs over 1,000 staff. For more information on the Shoalhaven Region, you can visit council’s website here.
What you’ll be doing
The Enrolled Nurse is responsible for the provision of compassionate and professional nursing care to all patients. The Enrolled Nurse is the patient/client’s advocate and delivers high quality nursing care to patients/ clients of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District consistent with the LHDs policies, procedures and standards.

The Enrolled Nurse works under the direct and indirect supervision of the Registered Nurse. The Enrolled Nurse retains responsibility for their personal actions whilst remaining accountable to the registered Nurse for delegated functions.

Professional development and active participation in the service Quality Improvement program are integral components of the role. All staff are expected to act as an appropriate and effective role model and promote culture and supporting practices that reflect the NSW Health CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment through demonstrated behaviours and interactions with patients, clients and employees.

The Enrolled Nurse without notation is to administer medications that are within their scope of practice. Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds. An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary and Permanent Full-Time and Part-Time positions. Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application# Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with http://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/Pages/doc.aspx?dn=PD2018_009 before employment can commence.
Selection Criteria

  • Current registration with the Australia Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Enrolled Nurse (Division 2) with Medication Administration Endorsement
  • One (1) year full-time post-graduate employment (or 1982 hours part-time/casual) within Australia
  • Recent clinical experience in an Acute Health Care setting (within the last 2 years).
  • Demonstrated commitment to person centered care and NSW Health Core Values.
  • Demonstrated high level verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Computer literacy and understanding of relevant health related information systems