Western Sydney Local Health District Employee Reviews

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Good working environment with supportive staff
Registered Nurse (Current Employee) –  Blacktown NSW22 February 2017
Nursing staff are allocated each shift to a number of patients. It is the nurse's responsibility to ensure that all care for the patient is completed for this period.The role of a nurse is to ensure patient safety and well-being, whilst providing care in the least restrictive environment at all times. Everyday tasks includes category checks, medication administration, ADL's, clinical observations, activity programs, mental state examination (MSE) and documentation. Nursing staff ensure patient's rooms are the ward are is kept tidy and hazard free. A duress alarm must be worn by each staff member at all times. We work a s team to complete to ensure all these tasks completed. Management is support as there is always someone senior including the CNS, CNC, ward NUM, Doctors and also Security. Dealing with patients with challenging behavior and complex presentations can be the hardest part of this job.We try and in cooperate a fun filled working environment with snacks around to keep energized.
Pros
we bring in snacks and go along with some laughter
Cons
Uncerternity of the nature of this role.
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Poor leadership and management brings you down
Care Facilitator (Current Employee) –  Blacktown NSW15 November 2016
poor leadership brings your motivation down. high turnover of staff makes difficult to work. unfair workload one RN will have 223 patients and the other RN will have 27 patients workload.
no guidelines or support given but if there is an issue they will mention coroners in the meeting makes you feel threaten.
Pros
you can help patient who is in need
Cons
unreasonable workload, no guidance or support, risky job for registration
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Lacks communication
Operations support (Current Employee) –  Blacktown NSW9 November 2016
Not very communative with staff , Constant realignments, that are never completed.

Slow with recruitment - approval takes a long time, clearance checks take a long time
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A nice team to work with
Administrative Officer Grade 3 (Current Employee) –  Castle Hill, NSW30 October 2014
A typical day at work commences with updating the staff roster on PROACT. Attend to phone calls and screening them for the Team. Take messages and give to the appropriate people. Update and edit statistics on the in house computer data base. Create new files including paperwork and labels for new clients. Update information with current clients. Attend to appointment diaries and update on the spread sheet. Have the files ready for the outpatient clinics. Put files away and make sure paperwork is placed in the correct sections of the file. Make sure everything is in working order and attend to stationary make sure the cupboard replenished. Overall make sure the team is happy and everyone has a great day.
Pros
Working with a great team
Cons
Salary isnt adequate
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