After Hours Coordinator/Grade 5 Registered Nurse

Job Details
Department: International Recruitment Program
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Loddon Mallee Region - Negotiable
Reference: VG/IRP/KDH/1754848
Closing Date: 31-Dec-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - After Hours Coordinator clinical.pdf (PDF, 1.02MB)

Contact: Michelle Maritz

Position Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become our next After Hours Coordinator/Grade 5 Registered Nurse. This is a senior management position overseeing the health service in all off periods of the Director of Clinical Services. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the organisation's senior leaders, managers and staff to promote a culture that facilitates the delivery of high-quality healthcare in a full time role, whilst continuing to utilise clinical skills, attending to patients in our Urgent Care Centre and having a patient load in our Acute ward.

Kerang District Health (KDH) is a small rural health service housed in a state-of-the-art redeveloped facility opened in 2016. The organisation has provided health care to residents of the Gannawarra Shire Council area for over 60 years, offering a broad range of acute medical, oncology and surgical services which include general surgery, gynaecology and urology services. With an annual turnover of more than $14 million and employing approximately 180 staff, KDH also provides a wide range of community services, a GP clinic and residential aged care within a modern 30 bed facility connected to the acute hospital.

Working for KDH is more than just a job. We are committed to providing the highest quality, safe and effective healthcare close to home, knowing that our loved ones are part of the wider Gannawarra community. As a Kerang District Health employee, you will have access to:

  • Attractive Salary Packaging including remote area housing allowance
  • Career training and development
  • Flexible work arrangements including work from home options
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program and access to onsite gym
  • Active and rewarding Social Club

As the After Hours Hospital Coordinator/Grade 5 Registered Nurse your responsibilities will include:

  • Supervise safe, quality care that meets current best practice and evidence based standards;
  • Support and liaise with the respective Nurse Unit Manager(s) of wards and departments;
  • Ensure all areas are staffed appropriately and cost efficient;
  • Coordinate patient admissions;
  • Oversee the safety of all patients and hospital staff;
  • Take on a clinical load including attending to urgent care presentations.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, you will have a Bachelor of Nursing with relevant post grad qualification(s) highly regarded, professional registration with AHPRA, recent management experience at ANUM level or higher and excellent people and negotiation skills. You will promote yourself as an innovative leader that understands the dynamics of a rural health service. A current police check is required, or be willing to obtain one; along with full Covid-19 vaccination and Annual influenza vaccination.

Remuneration will be provided in line with the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020 - 2024.

Applications should be submitted to Attention: Claire Flectcher, Director of Clinical Services and must include;

  • A cover letter (max 2 pages) outlining how you meet the Position Description key selection criteria as a guide.
  • Current CV highlighting relevant experience and qualifications
  • Names and contact details of at least three (3) suitable professional referees
  • Current National Police Check or willingness to obtain one.

Kerang District Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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