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Rn Div1 G2 / Intensive Care Unit

Job posted: 24/08/2021
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Wimmera Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 3819

Reference: 3819

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Horsham

Critical Care Registered Nurse


Intensive Care Unit


RN Grade 2 (YP3 - YP11)


Base Salary Range $32.02 - $45.49 per hour


Permanent & fixed term full or part time/casual positions available



Multiple positions available



The Position


We are seeking Critical Care experienced Registered Nurses to join our professional team at WHCG. These positions are available for an immediate start and include working a rotating 7-day, 24-hour roster.The primary purpose of this position is to provide person-centred nursing care for patients with life-threatening conditions and complex healthcare problems, whilst working closely with a multidisciplinary team.Our ICU is a 5 bed unit providing coronary and intensive care facilities to treat a range of cardiac, respiratory and other conditions and is incorporated within the 29 bed Acute Medical/Surgical Unit.



The Region


The regional city of Horsham has a growing population of nearly 20,000 and is a 300 kms from Melbourne on the Western Highway and 400kms to Adelaide. It is a picturesque, vibrant and diverse city in the Grampians region renowned for its local arts community and key enabler of the region's agricultural industry and positioned at the northern end of the Grampians National Park, nearby lakes and world-famous rock-climbing areas as well as being a wine and food hub.



The Health Service


Wimmera Health Care Group has an average of 16,000 ED attendances, 12,500 admissions and 4,600 operations annually. We have a modern theatre complex, including a day procedure unit, a five-bed intensive care unit, and acute and subacute wards all set within a picturesque garden setting.



Key Selection Criteria include:


Essential:



  • Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration

  • Post Graduate/Certificate qualifications in critical care or recent experience in Intensive Care Nursing and willing to undertake further education, training and competency assessment as required

  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills

  • Commitment to personal and professional development and continuous quality improvement

  • Proficiency in the use of information technology

  • Passionate about delivering outstanding patient centred care

  • Demonstrated ability to work proficiently in periods of high demand and activity


Desirable



  • Have at least 2 years in Critical Care nursing

  • Experience in attending MET calls



Applications must be submitted via e-recruit by the closing date.


Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) is committed to equal employment opportunity and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability.


WHCG encourages applications from people from culturally and / or linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


We aim to provide a safe environment for our staff, patients, residents and clients which includes supporting and responding to disclosures of family violence issues.

Rn Div1 G2 / Intensive Care Unit

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Jenny Vague/Judy Wood - (03) 5381 9215
Anne Russell - (03) 5381 9327

Rn Div1 G2 / Intensive Care Unit