Endorsed Enrolled Nurse - Medical Ward North - Shoalhaven Hospital

Enrolled Nurse
REQ129165 Requisition #
Advertising Closes: Sunday 20 October 2019
Employment Type: 1x Permanent Full Time position (1.0FTE), and 1 x Permanent Part Time (0.63FTE)
Position Classification: Enrolled Nurse
Remuneration: 57850.38 - 62859.52
Hours Per Week: Full Time 38hpw / Part Time 24hpw
Requisition ID: REQ129165

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.
The 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

  1. Enrolled nurse (Division 2) with a current Authority to Practice from the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and current NSW Driver's License (if required by service).
  2. Demonstrated commitment to person centred care and NSW Health Core Values.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Acute Care Nursing.
  4. Effective written and verbal communication skills, including computer skills.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  6. Demonstrated ability to prioritise tasks, organise workload and effectively manage time.
  7. Experience in working with people of indigenous, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Jennifer Rudd on Jennifer.Rudd@health.nsw.gov.au

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