NSW Government

Rural Health Workforce Incentive Scheme Available

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time or Part Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Location: Lithgow Hospital
Remuneration: $35.33 – $49.60 per hour + Rural Incentives
Hours Per Week: Up to 38
Requisition ID: REQ450430
Applications Close: 24/12/2023

In accordance with the? (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 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:?

An exciting opportunity is available for a Registered Nurse to join the Surgical team at Lithgow Hospital on a Permanent basis. In this role your responsibilities will include ensuring optimal outcomes for patients/clients and carers of the service through the promotion of best practice including the appropriate escalation of care. As a Registered Nurse, you will work collaboratively utilising effective team communication with members of the multidisciplinary health team in the planning, implementation, assessment and evaluation of patient care. Additional Key Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Acting as an advocate for the specific needs of all patients/clients and carers including those from the Aboriginal population or multi-cultural groups providing appropriate care to the patient/client undergoing specialised procedures.
  • Maintaining and promoting a professional standard evidenced by ethical nursing practice, adherence to the policies and procedures of the Nursing and Midwifery Service, NBMLHD and the appropriate legislation and statutory regulations.
  • Providing support and clinical preceptorship/mentoring to all staff and students.
  • Effectively managing resources relevant to the service.

Both Full Time and Part Time opportunities are available.

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 Registered Nurse Division 1 with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

  • Demonstrated experience and clinical skill in Acute Care Nursing as a registered nurse (including Completion of a new graduate RN program or equivalent experience working as a Registered Nurse)
  • Demonstrated ability to organise and prioritise work
  • Demonstrated evidence of being able to provide person centred care
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills – written and verbal
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development
  • Ability to work a flexible roster

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