Registered Nurse ? Casual Bank ICU

Registered Nurse ? Casual Bank ICU

Description: 
Austin Hospital
Casual

About Austin Health

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services in the northeast of Melbourne. We are world-renowned for research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation. 

Austin ICU is a 29 bed unit that provides care for over 2000 ICU, 2200 outreach and 500 liaison patient each year.  Our specialties include spinal trauma, liver transplant, cardiac, neuro, orthopaedic, thoracic and general medicine.  Austin ICU is renowned for being a world leader in Research and for providing a supportive learning environment for staff to develop and enhance their skills.

Position

An opportunity currently exists for enthusiastic and highly experienced Registered Nurses with postgraduate ICU qualifications to join our casual nursing workforce for our Intensive Care Unit.  Successful applicants will possess a patient centre approach to care delivery and enjoy the challenge of working with a variety of specialties within the ICU environment.  

Expectations of role

  • Practices within own scope of practice in accordance with legislation and policy affecting nursing practice and healthcare
  • Recognises and responds appropriately to unsafe or unprofessional practice
  • Practises in a way that acknowledges the dignity, culture, values, beliefs and rights of individuals /groups and aligning to Austin Health’s organisational values.
  • Acts as an advocate for patients within organisational and management structures of Austin Health.
  • Recognises the difference in accountability and responsibility between registered nurses, enrolled nurses and unlicensed health care workers

What's required from applicants

  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Current Registered Nurse registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Post graduate qualification in Intensive Care nursing
  • Australian working rights
  • Not work more than 64hrs in a fortnight across other organisations
  • Provide a minimum of 2 clinical references including a current NUM or manager, and an ANUM or Nurse Educator level
  • Commit to being available to work a minimum of one shift a fortnight

Austin Nurses are committed to creating the best patient experience

  • Active involvement in decision making
  • Timely access to information and resources
  • Work as part of interdisciplinary team
  • Accountable for continuing professional development

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged

Enquiries: Jo Clarke
Ph: (03) 9496 4845
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Experience Requirements: 
Not requirements
Date posted:
2019-10-29
Job Id: 
401470