Employment Type : Casual
Position Classification : Registered Nurse / Registered Midwife
Remuneration : $32.37 – $45.45 per hour
Hours Per Week : Casual
Requisition ID : REQ171765 The Royal Hospital for Women is a multi-faceted tertiary referral and teaching hospital offering women a wide range of comprehensive women’s health services. It is one of the world’s leading hospitals for mothers and babies and for women with benign gynaecological and gynae-oncology conditions. The hospital is committed to the provision of excellence in health care for women as well as continued research into how to best provide that care. The Royal Hospital for Women is the only stand-alone Women’s Hospital in New South Wales providing unique opportunities for innovative clinical practice initiatives. It is part of South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) and is co-located with other hospitals on the Randwick Hospitals Campus. The Campus offers one of the State’s most comprehensive ranges of facilities and expertise in health care. The Royal Hospital for Women is close to some of Sydney’s best beaches, restaurants and sporting facilities and only fifteen (15) minutes from the Sydney Central Business District and harbour, adding a quality lifestyle to the satisfaction that comes from working within a committed and decided team. The Royal Hospital for Women is situated between the University of New South Wales and Coogee Beach.
Where you’ll be working
The Registered Nurse/Midwife is responsible for the delivery of Nursing/Midwifery care within a designated unit. The Registered Nurse/Midwife functions within the Policies and Procedures of the Department of Health, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD), Royal Hospital for Women (RHW) and the Nursing and Midwifery Division to co-ordinate and deliver high quality nursing care. Clinical supervision at the point of care is the role and responsibility of each Registered Nurse/Midwife within everyday clinical practice, in line with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council Decision Making Frameworks for Nurses and Midwives.
What you’ll be doing The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’ . SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is committed to improving the care provided to our patients in line with our vision of Working together to improve the health and wellbeing of our community. 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 Registered Nurse coordinates and delivers high quality nursing care to patients/clients of the Royal Hospital for Women consistent with SESLHD and Royal Hospital for Women policies, procedures and standards. South Eastern Sydney 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.
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.
1.Current registration as a Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia.
2.Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others.
3.Demonstrated ability to proactively engage with patients/clients to enhance service delivery and to guide others in providing service excellence.
4.Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and apply professional and ethical boundaries when dealing with complex situations.
5.Strong computer skills including Internet and email, and familiarity with health information systems.
6.Detailed knowledge and understanding of risk management, safety and quality principles and the role of the Registered Nurse in applying these principles.
7.Demonstrated commitment to the NSW Health Breastfeeding Policy and the BFHI Principles’.
8.A minimum of one (1) year postgraduate experience working within either a women’s health surgical, midwifery or neonatal/paediatric setting – experience to align with either Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife AHPRA Registration.