Enrolled Nurse - Rotamah Medical/Paediatrics/Midwifery

An opportunity exists for an experienced Medication Endorsed Enrolled Nurse to join the Rotamah Nursing team for a fixed term position.
Job Details

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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1347985
Closing Date: 22-Oct-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Enrolled Nurse - 1347985 - October 2018.pdf (PDF, 284KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Louise Despard, Nurse Unit Manager, Rotamah
03 5150 3301

Position Details

An opportunity exists for an experienced Medication Endorsed Enrolled Nurse to join the Rotamah Nursing team for a fixed term position.

This is a great chance to consolidate your nursing skills caring for general medical and paediatric patients in a supportive environment.  Recent acute nursing experience and intravenous medication endorsement is essential.

Rotamah is a 17 bed unit which facilitates care for medical, paediatric, palliative and midwifery clients.  A mixture of Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses staff the ward.  Rotamah also provides placement and support for Registered and Enrolled undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate Nursing and Midwifery students. 

The ideal applicant will have:

  • Recent acute nursing experience with previous experience in palliative care well regarded
  • Diploma level qualifications in Medication Administration and  Intravenous medication endorsement is essential
  • Well-developed clinical assessment skills with the ability to apply the escalation of care principles
  • Excellent care planning skills with a good understanding of and commitment to providing patient centred care with a compassionate approach
  • A good understanding of discharge planning and transition of care issues so as to achieve safe and timely discharge
  • Proven capacity to work in an effective and collaborative manner as part of a multidisciplinary health team
  • Well-developed communication skills with the ability to utilise key principles to ensure a good clinical handover and escalation of care
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the proven ability to effectively manage conflict

The successful applicant will benefit from:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program including gym membership at corporate rates
  • Reward and Recognition program
  • Easy car parking
  • Staff dining room

For more information on the positions, please contact:

Louise Despard, Nurse Unit Manager, Rotamah on 03 5150 3301

Applications by close of business:

Monday 22 October 2018

Further position details are available in the attached position description.

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume (including two professional referees) and response to the key selection criteria as listed in the position description.  Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

A satisfactory National Police Check (no older than 12 months) and Health Declaration must be provided prior to commencement at BRHS.  

For more information on Bairnsdale Regional Health Service please visit www.brhs.com.au

For information on East Gippsland visit  www.visiteastgippsland.com.au.

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