Registered Nurses - Tambo Ward

Opportunities exist for skilled nurses to join our dedicated team of health professionals in ongoing and fixed term roles in our new Tambo Medical/Surgical ward at BRHS.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1360359
Closing Date: 17-Oct-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical - 1360359 - October 2018.pdf (PDF, 283KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical - 1360359 - October 2018 Fixed Term.pdf (PDF, 283KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Lisa Hodge, Acting Nurse Unit Manager
03 5150 3359

Position Details

Opportunities exist for skilled nurses to join our dedicated team of health professionals in both ongoing and fixed term positions in our new Tambo Medical/Surgical ward at BRHS.  

The newly built Tambo ward contains 34 beds with a 4 bed higher acuity area and 2 bariatric beds.  The unit provides care for a large spectrum of medical conditions and post-operative care for gynaecology, urology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, ENT, general surgery patients.  The ward also has facilities for cardiac monitoring via both mobile telemetry units and fixed monitors.   

To be successful for this role, applicants will have:

  • Minimum 12 months recent acute nursing experience
  • Excellent 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 well-developed understanding of discharge planning and transition of care issues so as to achieve safe and timely discharge.
  • Postgraduate qualifications in Medical/Surgical Nursing an advantage.
  • CVAD competencies or commitment to attain.
  • BLS certification required, ALS an advantage.
  • Well-developed communication skills with the ability to utilise key principles to ensure a good clinical handover and escalation of care.

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: Lisa Hodge, Acting Nurse Unit Manager, Tambo Medical/Surgical Ward on03 5150 3359

Applications by close of business: Wednesday 17 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.  

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