Enrolled Nurse

  • Company:
    St Vincent's Hospital Network
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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Position Title: Enrolled Nurse
Employment Type: Maximum Term, Part Time
Hours per week: Up to 32 hours per week
Position Grade: Enrolled Nurse Year 1-5
Salary: 57,850.38 – 62,859.52 AUD Annual

Enterprise Agreement: Named NSW (non-declared) Affiliated Health Organisations’ Nurses Agreement, 2017

Department Name: Older Persons Mental Health Service

Position Summary:

The enrolled nurse practice works under the direction and supervision of the registered nurse, and practice in accordance with NSW Health guidelines and local policy and protocol. At all times, the enrolled nurse retains responsibility for his/her actions and remains accountable in providing delegated nursing care. Enrolled nurse responsibilities in the provision of patient-centered nursing care include recognition of normal and abnormal in assessment, intervention and evaluation of individual health and functional status. The enrolled nurse monitors the impact of nursing care and maintains ongoing communication with the registered nurse regarding the health and functional status of individuals. The enrolled nurse may administer prescribed medicines or maintain intravenous fluids, in accordance with contributing to decision making which includes reporting changes in health and functional status and individual responses to health care interventions. Enrolled nurses work as a part of the health care team to advocate for and facilitate the involvement of individuals, their families and significant others in planning and evaluating care and progress toward health outcome.

Position Duties:

  • Work collaboratively with the OPMHS to provide patient centred care to the older people of Sydney 
  • The role will operate across the inpatient and outpatient services working with members of the MDT
  • Provide support to the local Residential Aged Care Facilities 
  • Provide support and implementation of care plans to consumers in both inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Attend and participate in MDT reviews of consumers
  • Work with families and carers to promote and support patient centred care
  • This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian. For more information and how to apply, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check

    The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.

    About St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney:

    St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph’s Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent’s Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia’s not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God’s love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.
    We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates. Employment with St Vincent’s is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases – NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018 _009. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directive.

    What we offer:

    • Generous salary packaging and Fitness Passport for eligible staff
    • Opportunity to access a large range of clinical and non-clinical education programs
    • Supported post graduate opportunities within applicable fields
    • Careers development opportunities across the St Vincent’s Health Australia Network.
    • Accrued day off once a month where applicable
    • Employee Assistance Program

    Application Instructions:

    St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.
    When applying for the position, Applicants will be required to upload a recent Resume as well as a separate Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria for the position as outlined below. External applicants are to upload their Cover Letter alongside their Resume when reaching the ‘My Experience tab > Resume/CV> Upload. For Internal applicants, this document is to be uploaded further down the page alongside your Resume under Resume/CV> Upload.

    Selection Criteria

  • Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia
  • Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia.
  • Currently registered as a Enrolled Nurse (Division 2) with the Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency
  • Demonstrated ability to work within the mulitdisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Demonstrated computer literacy with email and an electronic patient record system
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated evidence of integration of theoretical knowledge and clinical skills, critical thinking and analysis in their daily practice as a registered nurse
  • Demonstrated effective time management skills and ability to prioritise competing workloads with in a complex environment
  • An example on how to address the selection criteria is provided in the link below in order to assist you with completing your application. Applicants that do not address the selection criteria will have their application automatically culled.

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