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Renal Nurse

Job posted: 22/02/2021
Applications close: 08/03/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 23143

Reference: 23143

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Renal Nurses - casual opportunity



  • Join a well-supported and research focused renal/dialysis team

  • Potential for career progression

  • Work close to home in Melbourne's eastern suburbs 


We have casual employment opportunities for suitably qualified and passionate registered nurses with renal experience. Tired of a long commute? Interested to see what else is out there? Perhaps you’re keen to experience public health? Come and join nurse bank at Eastern Health.


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 specialist healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


Eastern Health Integrated Renal Service


The Eastern Health Integrated Renal Service (EHIRS) comprises an acute inpatient unit at Box Hill Hospital, and five satellite sites: Angliss, Box Hill, Healesville, Maroondah and Peter James Centre. We are a well-supported unit with an active research arm, a dedicated renal educator and three clinical support nurses. We use Fresenius 5008 machines, and work as part of a multi-disciplinary team of dieticians, a psychologist and a social worker to deliver best possible patient outcomes.


We have a kidney transplant service, and look after more than 200 kidney transplant recipients. We also offer chronic kidney disease (CKD) management, a service supported by a nurse practitioner and renal access coordinators. Furthermore, we support patients with pre- and post-operative transplant care, dialysis access management, and outpatient and home-based renal dialysis.


Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work across all Eastern Health renal sites and services.


About nurse bank


When you join nurse bank at Eastern Health you will be supported to find your feet. You’ll have full access to our extensive online learning platform, enabling you to further expand your skills and knowledge. Our acute inpatient units are staffed 24/7. We will provide as much lead time as possible to offer morning, afternoon and night duty shifts that match your availability.


About you


You are dedicated, empathetic and adaptable. You understand, and are interested in, the complex and varied needs of renal patients. To be successful in this role you should possess:



  • Ability to work independently and be team focused

  • Current, condition-free registration with AHPRA 

  • Demonstrated experience in renal/dialysis nursing

  • Experience using the Fresenius 5008 will be highly regarded

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills

  • A strong commitment to high quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent organisational skills


Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.



What we offer


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



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals 


Next Steps


Applications will be reviewed as received, so apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


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


 


 



Renal Nurse

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Peta McLean - (03) 9871 3345

Renal Nurse