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Enrolled Nurse
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REQ127915 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Enrolled Nurse
Remuneration: $57,850.38 - $62,859.52 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ127915


Where you'll be working
Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

What you'll be doing
The purpose of this position is to make timely, safe, appropriate referrals and appointments (in consultation with patients, carers and clinicians) to service providers as identified in patient care packages for people enrolled in the Integrated Chronic Care Program.

Additionally the role will be required to follow up referrals to ensure they are actioned and services are delivered as required. The position will work closely with the Care Facilitator clinicians through liaising and advising them of referral outcomes, issues and service provider capacity.

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People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations. For more information, please visit:
http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/ Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Blacktown hospital car parking allocation model is changing. There is a managed waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Blacktown Hospital. This does not apply to staff with a disability parking permit.

Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

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Essential Criteria:
 
Vaccination Category: A
Checks: National Police Check and Working with Children Check
Registration: Current Authority to Practice as a Enrolled Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

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Selection Criteria:
  1. Current enrolment with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as Enrolled Nurse Division 2.
  2. Proven effective and open communication skills both written and verbal, that build greater cooperation and confidence in care delivery.
  3. Demonstrated recent and relevant skills and experience in chronic disease management.
  4. Experience and working knowledge of Information Technology systems currently used in providing patient care in WSLHD such as CERNER, iPM and Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team environment with a focus on delivering organised and prioritised care, in order to achieve the most effective and efficient outcomes for the patient.
  6. Demonstrated ability to ensure patients, carers, and families are well informed, engaged and confident about their care and treatment, within the scope of an Enrolled Nurse.
  7. Demonstrate critical thinking abilities, prioritisation and escalation, whilst effectively follow directions.
  8. Understand and practice person centred care. Participate in quality improvement activities. Work in partnership with consumers on improving and evaluating the delivery of services. Ensure timely and accurate reporting of near or actual, incidents or patient safety concerns.



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

Applications Close: 25th September 2019                 

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