Registered Nurse

Job posted: 21/05/2020
Applications close: 04/06/2020 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Graduate, Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 21378

Reference: 21378

Occupation: Graduate, Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Registered Nurse | Supportive & Palliative Care

East Ward | Wantirna Health

  • Looking for a palliative care role within a holistic, multidisciplinary team?

  • Work close to home in Wantirna

  • Flexible 0.8EFT rotating roster 

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We are a values-based organisation committed to research and teaching, and have strong affiliations with Australia’s top universities. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

An opportunity exists on the palliative care ward at Wantirna Health for an experienced registered nurse.  We are a holistic team and work closely with allied health professionals to not only meet the needs of our patients, but those of their families and broader communities. We take pride in going above and beyond to support those impacted by the loss of our patients; working to meet the needs of families and loved ones left behind. We recently received advice from the Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration (PCOC) via the University of Wollongong, that our ward exceeded 19 of the 20 benchmarks developed for palliative care patient, family and carer outcomes.

This is a part-time ongoing position, 0.8 EFT over a rotating roster.

About you 

To be successful in this role you should possess:

  • Completed a Graduate Nurse Year  (this is non-negotiable)

  • Current valid registration with      AHPRA 

  • Current experience nursing in palliative care setting

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and networking skills

  • An understanding of conflict resolution and negotiation skills

  • Computer literacy

  • Excellent patient assessment skills and attention to detail

  • Strong commitment to high quality patient care

  • Great organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload and trouble shoot problems effectively

  • A positive and proactive attitude and be work as a team

  • An adaptable and approachable demeanour

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

  • At Wantirna Health there is on-site car parking

Next Steps

If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to the contact person listed.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Please submit all applications online.

Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First: Agility: Humility: Respect: Kindness: Excellence

Registered Nurse

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LEAH STEPHENS - (03) 9955 1356

Registered Nurse