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Registered Nurse / Midwife

UnitingCare Health
Auchenflower QLD 4066

Location

Auchenflower QLD 4066

Full job description

Reference Number
11758

Employment Status
Permanent Part Time

Entity
The Wesley Hospital

Enterprise Agreement
NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 1

Position Summary

Maternity

Permanent Part-time (24 hours per week)

UnitingCare Health is one of the largest not-for-profit private hospital groups in Queensland and is a service group of UnitingCare Queensland. The hospital group is a major provider of healthcare services in Queensland which operates almost 1000 licensed hospital beds and employs over 4200 people.

With 524 beds, The Wesley Hospital provides tertiary level medical and surgical services across 30 specialty areas including cardiology, urology, neurosurgery, gastroenterology, orthopaedics, maternity and women’s health. These services are supported by an intensive care unit, coronary care unit, cardiac catheter theatres, 24-hour emergency centre, renal dialysis, radiology, radiation therapy, pathology, pharmacy services, IVF, haematology and oncology services.

The Wesley Maternity Unit is currently seeking experienced Registered Nurse / Midwives to join their multidisciplinary team. Reporting to the Clinical Nurse Manager the successful applicant will demonstrate the following criteria:

Dual degree in Nursing / Midwifery;

Current registration as a Registered Nurse / Midwife with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Authority (AHPRA);

A demonstrated application of clinical and workplace risk management;

Applies sound clinical practice which ensures a safe environment and promotes optimal patient health;

Effectively exchanges information regarding patient responses to treatment and nursing care;

Achieves optimum patient care through effective collaboration with other health professionals and coordination of care;

Achieves optimal patient outcomes through appropriate allocation of staff and delegation of work and uses effective communication skills;

Exercises authority through appropriate decision making;

Utilises customer service principles to exceed customer expectations.

UnitingCare Health is committed to being a child safe, child friendly organisation for all children who come into contact with our services. It is our expectation that our employees will share in this commitment. Therefore, employees and successful candidates in specified roles will be required to hold a valid ’Blue Card’ in line with the ’Working with Children Check’ requirements.

Criminal record checks will be conducted for all successful candidates.

Working as part of the UnitingCare Health at The Wesley Hospital, our staff enjoy a values based organisation with benefits including:

Friendly values based environment

Generous salary packaging options

Exciting career paths in both clinical and leadership streams

Exceptional professional development opportunities including Post graduate leaderships programs

Flexible working arrangements

For more information regarding this opportunity please contact Nicola McGlynn on (07) 3232 7432.

To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application process.

We look forward to receiving your applications by 22nd January 2017.

Contact Person
Nicola McGlynn

Contact Number
32327432

Contact Email
nicolamcglynn@uchealth.com.au

Closing Date
22/01/2017