No Lift Coordinator

Echuca Regional Health is located just 200 kilometres north from Melbourne, in the beautiful riverside location of Echuca-Moama. Echuca-Moama offers a wide range of sporting and leisure activities for people of all ages. Whether you are into fishing, water skiing, golf, camping or enjoy fine food and wine, the Echuca-Moama region has plenty to offer.

After a $65 million redevelopment completed in August 2015, Echuca Regional Health comprises 113 beds providing a comprehensive range of services including emergency, medical, surgical, maternity, paediatric, urology, orthopaedic, ophthalmology, dental, chemotherapy and haemodialysis services. Echuca Regional Health encompasses an aged care service, Glanville Village, which accommodates 60 residential beds.

Echuca Regional Health is the largest employer in the Campaspe Shire, employing over 750 staff. The health service has an operating budget of $64 million and returns in excess of $35 million each year to our community in salaries, wages and purchases from local businesses. With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as a sub-Regional teaching health service, Echuca Regional Health employees are dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the best possible care to their community.

Employee and family benefits include:

* Comprehensive learning and development program

* Flexible employment practices

* Salary packaging

* Extended employee assistance program (including support for family members)

* Employee health and wellbeing initiatives

* Employee recognition program

* Free onsite parking.

Echuca Regional Health is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Echuca Regional Health says NO to Family Violence.

Job Details
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Department: Echuca Regional Health
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/NLC120918
Closing Date: 02-Jan-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for Work at ERH 2018.pdf (PDF, 124KB)

Position Description No Lift Coordinator Sept 2018.docx (Word, 281KB)

Contact: Dr Catherine Lees
(03) 5485 5280

Position Details

No Lift Coordinator

  •  Exciting opportunity exists for a No Lift Coordinator to join the ERH Education Team
  • Fixed Term project position for 3 years (8 hrs per fortnight)

Applications are sought from suitably qualified registered nurses with an interest in coordinating, implementing and maintaining the No-Lift education program at Echuca Regional Health. 

RESPONSIBLE TO:             Director of Education

DEPARTMENT:                   Medical Services Division

CLASSIFICATION:             Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016 -2020 – As per award - Grade 4a

WORK TYPE:                      Fixed Term 3 years

Echuca Regional Health is a teaching hospital with a strong culture committed to supporting the professional development of all our employees.  The ERH Education department is responsible for the design and delivery of the education programs needed to ensure ERH maintains a continually upskilled workforce, and supports the delivery of programs designed to comply with the National Safety & Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHG) and the Commonwealth's Aged Care Accreditation Standards. 

The Education Team is seeking a qualified Registered Nurse to be responsible for coordination of the No Lift Patient Handling System throughout Echuca Regional Health. The position involves the development, implementation and maintenance of No Lift training programs, e-learning and other competency based learning packages.  The No Lift Coordinator will work collaboratively with NUM's/Department Heads and ward based No Lift Trainers to ensure safe techniques in patient handling and transfer are established and maintained and that staff complete competency training as per ERH policy.   The successful applicant will have experience with No Lift techniques and safe patient handling, a strong commitment to teaching and education and will be responsible for providing ongoing education and support to clinical staff. 

This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check prior to appointment. 

How to Apply:

Please take the time to read the position description attached to this advertisement.  

Your application must outline how your skills, knowledge and personal attributes relate to the key selection criteria.

All applicants are encouraged to apply online.  If you experience technical difficulty please contact: 1300 366 356 for assistance. 

If you require access to a computer to complete your online application please contact our Education Department: 03 54855286. 

Applications must include:

  1. A covering letter;
  2. Resume;
  3. Completed online questionnaire; and
  4. Three professional referees. 

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Dr Catherine Lees (Director of Education), on: (03)  54855280 

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

Applications close midnight on 2 January 2019

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