Registered Nurse G2

Job posted: 24/02/2021
Applications close: 10/03/2021 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 36828

Reference: 36828

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Registered Nurse to join our team at the Spinal Rehabilitation Facility. We are a part of the rehabilitation component of the Victorian Spinal Cord Service (VSCS), which also provides acute and community based services for people who sustain traumatic and non-traumatic spinal cord injuries in Victoria, Tasmania and southern NSW. We are a 20 bed ward located at the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre in Kew. If you are successful you will be joining a highly specialised team and further develop essential nursing skill set in the rehabilitation setting. You will be supported by our very friendly staff and our highly experienced Clinical Education Unit. You will learn and consolidate skills such Primary Nursing, bladder & bowel management, respiratory management and wound management amongst many others.

We are seeking a passionate and committed worker who shares the Austin Health Values and has a willingness to learn and deliver a high standard of care at all times.

Details of the local environment

The Registered Nurse in Spinal Rehab is a highly respected position that involves assisting people with spinal cord injuries to be the best that they can be, and to assist them to assimilate back into a meaningful and productive life back in the community.

The registered Nurse will participate in team and family / goal planning meetings, and will have a strong advocacy for patients and their families. The role requires the Registered Nurse to have a team orientated approach. The Registered Nurse works with the multidisciplinary team to assist the patient to work towards a common goal, that involves complex discharge planning.

Essential for Performance in the Position

  • A keen interest in rehabilitation nursing

  • A commitment to Austin Health values

  • Registered Nurse registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

  • A patient focused approach to care

  • A positive approach to ongoing self-education and skill development

  • A flexible, innovative team oriented approach to service delivery

  • A positive approach to change and diversity

Desirable but not essential:

  • Rehabilitation experience

  • Driver’s License (we have limited public transport available)

  • Knowledge of legal and ethical requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to use clinical information systems

  • Commitment to quality, best practice and environmental safety

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form

  • Ability to problem solve in a variety of complex situations

  • Ability to clinically lead a dynamic team which works effectively within a multidisciplinary environment

  • Ability to assist and support the implementation of quality and change management initiatives and clinical projects.

  • Competent computer skills in MS office applications.

  • A commitment to Austin Health values

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Registered Nurse G2

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Donna Ashworth - (03) 9490 7305
Stefani Manas - (03) 9490 7305

Registered Nurse G2