Registered Nurse - Flanagan Rehabilitation

Great opportunity to be supported to pursue your career in rehabilitation nursing.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1449801
Closing Date: 24-Feb-2020
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Registered Nurse Flanagan - 1449801 - February 2020.docx.pdf (PDF, 529KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Suzanne McArthur, Flanagan NUM
03 515 3457

Position Details

Registered Nurse

 

STATUS:             Ongoing, Part time

HOURS:              32.0 hours per fortnight

DEPARTMENT:   Flanagan Rehabilitation

We are seeking an enthusiastic and skilled Registered Nurse to join our dedicated Rehabilitation team in this permanent position.  This role presents a great opportunity to be supported to further your rehabilitation nursing skills and knowledge whilst enjoying a rewarding nursing role.

Our Flanagan Rehabilitation Ward is a 20 bed unit comprising 17 Rehabilitation / Geriatric Evaluation and Management beds, 2 Transition Care Program (TCP) beds and 1 alcohol and drug detoxification bed.  Rehabilitation services (including stroke and orthopaedic rehabilitation) are provided to clients following surgery, illness or accident when rehabilitation or geriatric evaluation is indicated to improve client's level of independence to facilitate safe discharge.

BRHS rehabilitation nurses work closely with our Allied Health professionals to achieve patient centred goals.  Our Flanagan nurses enjoy the relationship building that occurs with patients and family members in this ward and find it extremely rewarding to see patients achieve their goals and return to their choice of residence. 

Applicants who are interested in specialising in rehabilitation or Drug and Alcohol nursing will be strongly supported to pursue further studies in these disciplines.  Support can consist of roster flexibility, BRHS scholarship support scheme and provision of study leave and associated benefits to name a few.

 

The ideal applicant will have:

  • Demonstrated competence in a clinical setting preferably in the sub-acute setting
  • Ability to undertake full patient assessments and develop a goal based care plan 
  • Well-developed skills and knowledge of discharge planning and transition of care and proven participation in complex discharging planning
  • Demonstrated well developed communication and negotiation skills
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service and patient centred care
  • Recent acute nursing experience is highly desirable
  • Rehabilitation nursing experience would be an advantage

 

The successful applicant will benefit from: 

  • A competitive remuneration package negotiated dependant on qualifications and experience
  • Access to an extensive range of salary packaging options including novated leasing, meal, entertainment and venue hire card and relocation expenses.
  • Ongoing paid professional development leave
  • Strong quality improvement culture
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program including gym membership at corporate rates
  • Staff dining room

 

For more information on the position, please contact:

Suzanne McArthur, Care Coordination and Sub-acute Inpatient Manager on 03 5150 3457

Applications by close of business: 

Monday 24th February 2020

 

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. 

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