NSW Government Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District

Rural Health Workforce Incentive Scheme Available
Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Location: Lithgow Hospital
Remuneration: $35.33 – $49.60 per hour + rural incentives
Hours Per Week: 23
Requisition ID: REQ463198
Applications Close: 03/03/2024
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):
  • 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 awaits for a Registered Nurse to join the Operating Theatre/Day Surgery Unit at Lithgow Hospital on a permanent part time basis.

This imperative role will see you provide safe and effective patient-centred nursing care to the patients/clients and carers of the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District.

Your role as Registered Nurse will see you:
  • ensure optimal outcomes for patients/clients and carers of the service through the promotion of best practice including the appropriate escalation of care
  • work collaboratively utilising effective team communication with members of the multidisciplinary health team in the planning, implementation, assessment and evaluation of patient care
  • act as an advocate for the specific needs of all patients/clients and carers including those from the indigenous population or other multi-cultural groups providing appropriate care to the patient/client undergoing specialised procedures
  • maintain and promote 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
  • provide support and clinical preceptorship/mentoring to all staff and students
  • effectively manage resources relevant to the service

If you would like to join a diverse team who demonstrate CORE values and provide exceptional person-centered care, apply today!

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 (2 doses) of a Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) approved or recognised COVID-19 vaccine (except for the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine which is approved by the TGA as a single dose primary course). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health or provide an Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW. A NSW Health agency may require further information about the medical contraindication (including but not limited to an Immunisation Medical Exemption form – IM011 form).

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 a Registered Nurse (Division 1) with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Demonstrated ability to organise and prioritise work
  • Demonstrated evidence of being able to provide person centred care
  • Demonstrated excellent high level effective communication skills – written and verbal
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development
  • Demonstrated recent experience and clinical skill in Perioperative Nursing as a registered nurse (including Completion of a new graduate RN program or equivalent experience working as a Registered Nurse)

Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Karen Menz on Karen.Menz@health.nsw.gov.au

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