Registered Nurse - District Nurse/Hospital in the Home

Job posted: 10/07/2024
Applications close: 24/07/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Wangaratta

Job type: Ongoing - full time or part time

Organisation: Northeast Health Wangaratta

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: YA3T8

Reference: YA3T8

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North East Region | Wangaratta

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

If you have experience working in Community Nursing Programs or proven clinical skills in relation to assessment, care planning and care coordination in the acute sector please consider applying for this exciting role in our supportive and innovative team.

The primary role of the DNS / HITH Registered Nurse is to provide best practice nursing care in the home or other suitable environment to NHW clients. Primary clinical duties may include: wound management; medication monitoring, administration and education; diabetes education and management; stomal and catheter care; general health monitoring and education; health assessments, service advice and referral; hygiene assistance and assessment; advanced care planning; palliative care and acute admitted home based care (HITH). The Registered Nurse will possess a high level of clinical knowledge and skill and act as a clinical resource for junior staff and students. The role includes shift work, weekends and public holidays.

The Registered Nurse is expected to continuously update their skills and knowledge and work collaboratively with clients, colleagues and the multidisciplinary team across NHW and external service providers.

 Our Region:

  • Wangaratta has a population of approximately 30,000 and our catchment serves a community of around 100 000 throughout the northeast.
  • An easy 2 ½ hours drive on the Hume freeway from Melbourne and less than an hour to Albury airport with direct flights to most of the large Australian cities.
  • We have over 11 schools including private Catholic and Anglican schooling options for pre-year 12.
  • Our region is a popular destination year-round. It boasts multiple national parks, picturesque small towns, award winning restaurants, wineries and breweries. 
  • Whether you want to hike, mountain bike and ski in the mountains, paddle the rivers or cruise on the rail trails there is something for everyone in the northeast.
  • https://www.visitwangaratta.com.au/Home
  • https://www.victoriashighcountry.com.au/snow/

The successful applicant will benefit from:

  • Competitive remuneration, novated leasing and full salary packaging benefits Available. If you have relocated permanently you may also be able to substantially increase your take-home pay by salary packaging some or all of your relocation costs.
  • 5 weeks annual leave and an addition week for any employee working 10 or more weekend shifts. There is also the option for full time employees to be able to purchase additional leave if they wish.
  • Option to be able to swap any existing public holiday to another religious holiday or day of significance of your choice.
  • Employee Assistant Programs (EAP)
  • Well being programs and discounted corporate gym membership
  • Social Club Benefits
  • Support for our diverse workforce

Applying for the role:

  • Enquiries can be made with Jackie Creek on (03) 5722 5340
  • Confirmation of full Covid-19 and Influenza Vaccination or an approved medical exemption is required upon application
  • A PD for this role can be downloaded below or at www.northeasthealth.org.au/careers/jobs/
  • Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria from the PD
  • Employment Statutory Declaration form must be submitted with your application
  • To apply for this position hit Apply Now/Join Now or head over to our careers page at www.northeasthealth.org.au/careers/jobs/
  • All additional documents can be uploaded within the application after filling in the key selection criteria
  • Applications close Wednesday, 24th July 2024
Registered Nurse - District Nurse/Hospital in the Home

Job type:

Ongoing - full time or part time

Job classification:



Karen.Harding@nhw.org.au - Karen Harding - Karen Harding

Registered Nurse - District Nurse/Hospital in the Home