Registered Nurse Occupational Staff Health and Wellbeing

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Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Up to 31/12/2021)
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $31.58 - 44.34 per hour
Hours Per Week: 38 (Job Share may be considered for part time hours)
Requisition ID: REQ107634


Where you'll be working

Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

What you'll be doing

This role supports the timely provision of Occupational Staff Health Services across Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) as part of the Staff Health unit, assisting WSLHD key stakeholders to meet Ministry of Health requirements for vaccination, immunisation and accreditation.
 
The role provides clinical, educational and administrative activities in all aspects of Occupational Health Nursing to the employees and volunteers of WSLHD as a part of the Staff Health team. Staff Health is positioned within the People and Culture Directorate and manages Employee Health Assessment screening.
 
Staff Health provides staff clinics, mobile vaccination services as well as ensuring the timely pre-employment screening for recruitment candidates prior to their being given confirmation of their role. Case managing occupational exposures is an important service included in the clinical work of Staff Health as well as supplying vaccination implementation. 
 
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People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations. For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/ Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Whilst this position is open to all applicants, it is targeted for Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander people. Exemption is claimed under Section 21 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977, NSW. Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and greater consideration will be given to suitable Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander applicants, in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. If applying as an Australian Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander, then please include some information about your Aboriginal Australian / Torres Strait Islander identity in the cover letter of your application. If offered an interview, you can expand on this information at the interview itself in response to questions from an Aboriginal panel member.

Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa or a period not shorter than the duration of the advertised position.

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Essential Criteria:

Vaccination Category: A
Checks: National Police Check
Registration: Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife

 

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Selection Criteria:

  1. Immunisation and Vaccination accreditation by Australian College of Nursing or recognised vaccination and immunisation accreditation
  2. Demonstrated ability to facilitate change and implement new processes through training and education in a clinical setting
  3. Demonstrated commitment to practising patient centred care
  4. Recent clinical experience as a Registered Nurse in a hospital or community health setting, managing direct patient contact and working with a multidisciplinary team
  5. Experience in or willingness to undertake training within 3-6 months of appointment in: o Venepuncture o Occupational exposure management o Tuberculosis screening
  6. Awareness of workplace wellness programs and experience in involvement with health improvement programs, in addition to nursing interventions
  7. Experience in managing a high volume of patient records
  8. Well-developed computer literacy skills including: demonstrated experience in the use of clinical applications i.e. Cerner or equivalent; Microsoft Office applications including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the
Position Description
  2) Find out more about
applying for this position
  3) For role related queries or questions contact Deirdre Beaney on (02) 8838 2116 or
Deirdre.Beaney@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 28th May 2019 



NSW Health
Direct Employer


Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)

Phone: +61 2 9391 9000
Web: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/

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Company Profile

28 May 2019
Location: Australia New South Wales North Parramatta
Salary: $31.52 - $44.34 per hour AUD per year
Work type:
Full time
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Nursing
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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