Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $62,619.50 - $87,926.11 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ121122
Applications Close: 23 August 2019
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Where you will be working
Wagga Wagga Base Hospital (WWBH) is one of the busiest rural hospitals in NSW with over 300 beds, 40,000 emergency presentations, 1,100 births and approximately 11,000 operations annually.
A significant three stage re-build of WWBH is well underway, with the third and final stage of the redevelopment, a six-storey Ambulatory Care Building, commencing in 2018. Construction is due to be completed late 2020 with operational commissioning in 2021.
Stages 1 and 2 completed in 2017, delivered a new 50-bed Mental Health Building and a 7-storey Acute Services Building. Wagga Wagga Base Hospital includes an emergency department, operating theatres, women’s and children’s inpatient unit, intensive care and high dependency unit, angiography suites, additional inpatient beds and a rooftop helipad. Specialties include cardiovascular, gastroenterology, renal medicine, obstetrics, orthopaedics, psychiatry and paediatrics.
In total, the NSW Government is investing $431 million in the development of Wagga Wagga Health Service. It represents one of the largest health redevelopment in the state. Further information about the WWHS Redevelopment is available here >http://www.wwhsredev.health.nsw.gov.au/
About the great community of Wagga Wagga!
Known as the hub of the Riverina, Wagga Wagga has recently been recognised as one of the ‘top family friendly’ cities in Australia; boasting a rich range of cultural experiences, a strong sporting culture and a wide selection of schools and education options for families.
With an urban population over 60,000 people, Wagga Wagga is NSW’s largest inland city and offers a myriad of activities to enjoy, including a wonderful selection of restaurants, cafes, markets and wineries, galleries and museums.
To learn more about life in Wagga Wagga please visit: https://visitwagga.com/
What you will be doing
Provide safe, compassionate, person centered and evidence based nursing care to clients who have chronic Hepatitis C for the purpose of treatment, whilst embracing practice development principles in the delivery of that care. Clinical care for clients of the service includes clinical assessment for treatment, including Fibroscan and support through treatment. The nurse provides consultation, liaison and advice for other health service providers to build their capacity to identify, manage and treat their clients with hepatitis C.
In addition the nurse will be responsible for promoting the service and providing education relating to the prevention, management and treatment of Hepatitis C to clients, primary health care providers and other services working with people at risk of hepatitis C.
Key activities include but are not limited to:
Please refer to the Position Description for the essential requirements and full selection criteria. Your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.
Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Tracey Oakman on Tracey.Oakman@health.nsw.gov.au
MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.
|Location:||Australia New South Wales Wagga Wagga|
|Salary:||$62,619.50 - $87,926.11 per annum AUD per year|
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.
Only direct applications will be considered.