NSW Government Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District

Rural Health Workforce Incentive Scheme Available
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time or Part Time
Position Classification: Enrolled Nurse
Location: Portland Tabulam Health Centre
Remuneration: $31.84 – $34.60 per hour + rural incentives
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ458467
Applications Close: 04/02/2024

In accordance with the Rural Health Workforce Incentive Scheme (PD 2022_025), this position has been recognised as hard to fill/ critical to fill and has an incentive attached to this position. Please visit NSW Health Rural Health Workforce Incentive Scheme for additional information.

With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment,
working with us will ensure your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed
and develop in your chosen career role.

What we can offer you (for eligible employees):

  • Accrued Day Off (ADO) (for full time employees)
  • Opportunity for extra tax savings through Salary Packaging
  • Novated Leasing
  • Great education opportunities through Education Training Service which offers over 110 courses each year
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Fitness Passport

What you will be doing:
We are seeking qualified Enrolled Nurses to join our team in Portland Tabulam Health Centre in Full Time or Part Time assignments.

Your role as an Enrolled Nurse will see you work collaboratively to provide safe, compassionate, person-centred health care in collaboration with patients, families, carers and multidisciplinary teams.

This imperative role will see you providing safe patient/ resident care as directed by the Nurse Manager Portland Tabulam. The provision of care activities to patients/residents in accordance with the nursing care plan and under the supervision of a Registered Nurse within the scope of practice of an Enrolled Nurse is expected for this position.

As the successful incumbent, you will communicate effectively with patients/residents, their families and other health care team members whilst contributing to and maintaining accurate health information and documentation.

An eligibility list may be created for future vacancies.

About us:
Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District (NBMLHD) is a wonderful place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry, we provide a range of public health services to the Nepean and Blue Mountains and Lithgow Region.

NBMLHD: is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, refugees, people of diverse genders and sexuality, and people with disability.

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). Additionally, Category A workers are required to receive a booster dose three months after completing the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (IM011 immunisation medical exemption form) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.

Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.
Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified and must not exceed the duration or conditions associated with the current visa.

Selection Criteria to be Addressed:

  • Current registration as an Enrolled Nurse (Division 2) with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Experience and demonstrated skill in Aged Care Nursing.
  • Demonstrated ability to organise and prioritise work.
  • Knowledge of and ability to work within a person-centred approach to nursing with a willingness to embrace change in the delivery of care.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work a flexible rotating roster (includes day, evening and night shift across all days of the week, including Public Holidays) according to the unit/service requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of the multidisciplinary health care team.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to practice in accordance with legislation, policies and within the scope of practice for an Enrolled Nurse.

Need more information?
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Nichole Simmons on Nichole.Simmons@health.nsw.gov.au

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