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Movement Disorder Nurse

Job posted: 20/11/2020
Applications close: 06/12/2020 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Wimmera Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 2439

Reference: 2439

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Horsham

Movement Disorder Nurse


Sub Acute Non Admitted


Registered Nurse Grade 3B
Fixed Term Part Time
(56 hrs per fortnight)



An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated person to join our Community Rehabilitation Centre (CRC) team as a Movement Disorder (MD) Nurse for a Fixed Term period. The MD Nurse will be responsible for providing expert advice in the assessment and management of clients with movement disorders. The successful applicant must have clinical experience in gerontology, as well as the ability to practice as part of a multidisciplinary team, including participating in clinical meetings, coordinating care and communicating with other allied health professionals. This position is available from December 2020 until June 2023  and requires working under minimal supervision, prioritising tasks effectively and includes working Monday to Friday.



Key Selection Criteria include:



Essential:



  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Registered Nurse 

  • Satisfactory current Police Check and Working with Children Check

  • Current Drivers Licence

  • Demonstrated comprehensive clinical skills and experience in gerontology, including assessment, treatment and management of a range of conditions

  • Well developed understanding of an evidence based approach to person-centred care in movement disorder management

  • Demonstrated understanding of service delivery across the health care continuum, including aged care, inpatient and community care services

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in assisting clients and their families to self-manage chronic health conditions

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team environment


Desirable:



  • Post graduate qualifications in relevant area of speciality and/or expert knowledge regarding the management of patients with movement disorders

  • Demonstrated ability to build team member capability within a multidisciplinary team environment



Attractive benefits offered by the organisation include:



  • Salary packaging,

  • Professional development and education programs,

  • Employee Assistance Program,

  • Comprehensive orientation program.

  • Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)

  • Flexible rostering

  • Opportunities for career progression

  • Free parking



This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse clinical environment and join a reputable rural health service dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.


For more information about this position view the Position Description and/or contact the person indicated below. Further information on Wimmera Health Care Group can be found on our website www.whcg.org.au or Facebook page.


Applications must be submitted online via e-recruit by the Closing Date.


Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) is committed to equal employment opportunity and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability.


WHCG encourages applications from people from culturally and / or linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


We aim to provide a safe environment for our staff, patients, residents and clients which includes supporting and responding to disclosures of family violence issues.



Pre-employment checks: All applicants must be willing to undertake a national police check and Victorian Employee Working with Children check prior to commencement of employment.

Movement Disorder Nurse

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Amber Louison-Suwal - (03) 5381 9333

Movement Disorder Nurse