Enrolled Nurse, Transitional Care Program – Tweed

  • Company:
    Northern NSW Local Health District
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 days ago
  • Category:
    Nursing

<div style="font-size:10pt"><strong>Employment Type</strong>:&nbsp;Permanent&nbsp;Part Time<br /> <strong>Position Classification</strong>:&nbsp;Enrolled Nurse<br /> <strong>Remuneration</strong>:&nbsp;$29.18 – $31.70 per hour<br /> <strong>Hours Per Week</strong>:&nbsp;36<br /> <strong>Requisition ID</strong>:&nbsp;REQ185625<br /> <br /> &nbsp; <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span>A current valid NSW Working With Children Check is a requirement of this position. Visit </span><a href="http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline"><span>www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au</span></a><span> for more information.</span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><em><span>NNSWLHD embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.</span></em></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span>Northern NSW Local Health District is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal &amp; Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal &amp; Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably. For help with your application to this role visit </span><a href="http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline"><em><span>Stepping Up</span></em></a><em><span>, o</span></em><span>ur online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.</span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span><span style="color:black">Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.&nbsp; For more information please see </span></span><a href="http://www.border.gov.au" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline"><span>www.border.gov.au</span></a></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><strong><span>Where you&rsquo;ll be working</span></strong></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial; margin-bottom:11px">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><em><span style="font-size:13.0pt"><span style="line-height:107%">&ldquo;A healthy community through quality care&rdquo;</span></span></em></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial; margin-bottom:3px; margin-top:3px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span>Northern NSW Local Health District is located in north eastern NSW, extending from Grafton in the south, to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border, and west to Tabulam and Urbenville.&nbsp; Northern NSW offers a diverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from world-heritage listed mountain ranges, to world-renowned surfing breaks, and everything in between.&nbsp; </span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span>Our people live in some of Australia&rsquo;s most vibrant regional centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoilt natural wonders, pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It&rsquo;s a fast-growing region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among the large cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages.&nbsp; </span></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial; margin-bottom:11px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:107%"><span><span><span style="color:black">For more information </span></span><span>visit </span><a href="http://nnswlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/about/employment/lifestyle-locations/" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline"><span>Northern NSW Local Health District</span></a></span></span></span></p> <br /> <br /> <strong>What you&#39;ll be doing</strong> <div style="font-size:10pt"> <p style="font-family:Arial">The Enrolled Nurse works under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse and assists in the provision of safe, evidence-based, person -centred nursing care in line with the policies, procedures and standards of the Ministry of Health (MoH) and other statutory authorities.</p> <p style="font-family:Arial">The TACs Enrolled Nurse will work with the multidisciplinary team to provide a comprehensive, evidence-based service within the framework of the Transitional Aged Care Program Guidelines.</p> </div> </div> <div style="font-size:10pt"> <ul> <li>Current registration with Nursing &amp; Midwifery Board of Australia as an Enrolled Nurse (Division 2).</li> <li>Understanding of team nursing and demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of the multi-disciplinary health care team.</li> <li>Demonstrated effective communication through the use of information technology, written, verbal and interpersonal skills with the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others</li> <li>Knowledge and understanding of quality improvement, person- centred care and evidence-based practice</li> <li>Demonstrated understanding of and ability to practice in accordance with legislation, policies and within the scope of practice for an Enrolled Nurse</li> <li>Relevant clinical experience that includes specialist knowledge in the area of the frail and aged, including nursing management of wounds, medications, and continence.</li> <li>Knowledge and understanding of the challenges involved in working in a community/ambulatory care setting and the principles of case management.Willingness and availability to work across a seven-day rotating roster (including public holidays</li> </ul> </div> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <div style="font-size:10pt"> <p style="font-family:Arial">Need more information?<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;1) Click here for the <a href="https://ocxz.cit.health.nsw.gov.au/excluded-apps/XXRecRequisitionPD-context-root/faces/XXRecRequisitionPDPG?xxJobId=REQ185625" target="_blank">Position Description</a><br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;2) Find out more about <a href="https://healthnswgov.referrals.selectminds.com/app-info" target="_blank">applying</a> for this position<br /> For role related queries or questions contact Avril Cornwall on Avril.Cornwall@health.nsw.gov.au<br /> <br /> <strong>Applications Close: 27th September, 2020</strong></p> </div> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p>