Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Acute Neurosciences

Job posted: 22/06/2021
Applications close: 01/08/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 171009

Reference: 171009

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Enjoy a role where you can work autonomously whilst being part of a supportive team

  • Multiple opportunities available – Permanent Part Time and Casual 

  • Work in a dynamic and challenging work environment where teamwork is paramount

About the facility 

The Acute Neurosciences Unit (ANU) is a new standalone ward with state of the art equipment to support best practise standards and smooth patient flow at University Hospital Geelong. ANU is an 18 bed unit comprised of 16 general neurology beds incorporating a stroke unit, 2 beds for extended epilepsy monitoring and flexibility to accept rapid short stay admissions from the neurology outpatient clinic. The Department of Neurology offers a large team of neurologists who are experienced across all areas of this speciality. The acute service works closely with the Progressive Neurology Clinic (Belmont); Inpatient Neurology Rehab (McKellar Centre, North Geelong) and community Rehabilitation teams across Barwon Health. The Acute Neurosciences Unit Heath Wing 2 is centrally located at University Hospital Geelong, only minutes from our CBD and vibrant waterfront.

About the role 

As a result of amendments to the Safe Patient Care Act, the Acute Neurosciences Unit is looking for highly motivated Registered Nurses to join the team. Additional Registered Nurses are required to recruit into permanent part time positions.

Your role will be within a dynamic and challenging unit where teamwork is paramount. You must have highly developed interpersonal skills as well as sound communication skills both verbal and written. You will have a passion to provide high quality patient care, the ability to work a flexible roster and an interest in quality improvement. Clinical experience will focus on developing patient assessment skills and interventions aimed at providing optimal patient outcomes.

About the culture

Our staff thrive in a challenging and busy environment, receive enjoyment from being part of a highly recognised and skilled team and truly strive to deliver best practice. Most importantly our dedicated staff live the Barwon Health way with our values underpinning all that we do. If you are looking to work in a friendly, well supported team, we urge you to apply.

What we offer

  • Attractive salary packaging benefits!

  • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments

  • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion
At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Collaborative Recruitment team on (03) 4215 5822 or via email at crurecruit@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Acute Neurosciences

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Phillipa Power - (03) 4215 0653
Alannah Katzer - (03) 4215 5227

Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Acute Neurosciences