Generalist Community Nurse - Tweed

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Employment Type: Temporary Full Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $32.37 - $45.45 per hour
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ138875


NNSWLHD embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.

Northern NSW Local Health District is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably.  For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.

 

Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.  For more information please see www.border.gov.au

 
Where you’ll be working
 
“A healthy community through quality care”
 

Northern NSW Local Health District is located in north eastern NSW, extending from Grafton in the south, to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border, and west to Tabulam and Urbenville.  Northern NSW offers a diverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from world-heritage listed mountain ranges, to world-renowned surfing breaks, and everything in between. 

 

Our people live in some of Australia’s most vibrant regional centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoilt natural wonders, pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It’s a fast-growing region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among the large cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages. 

 

For more information visit Northern NSW Local Health District


What you'll be doing
The Registered Nurse coordinates and delivers high quality person-centred nursing care in accordance with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia Standards for Practice for Registered Nurses, and the Policies and Procedures of the MoH and NNSWLHD.  

Northern NSW Community Nursing Service is an integral part of the total health care delivery system, providing nursing care to people in the community setting. Community nursing staff work closely with each client, their carer, General Practitioner and other relevant service providers to develop a plan that meets the client's care needs.  
  1. Current registration with Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse (Division 1)
  2. Demonstrated ability to use problem solving skills and a multidisciplinary team approach in the planning, delivery and coordination of patient care
  3. Demonstrated effective communication through the use of information technology, written, verbal and interpersonal skills with the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others
  4. Knowledge and understanding of person-centred care, evidenced based practice and quality improvement
  5. Demonstrated understanding of and ability to practice in accordance with legislation, policies and within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse
  6. Demonstrated experience and/or knowledge and understanding of working with patients in the community ambulatory care setting including recent experience in clinical areas relevant to community nursing practice (Hospital in the Home, Wound Management, Palliative Care, urinary catheter Management and stomal therapy).
  7. Understanding of the principles of primary health care practice and integrated care and their applicability to service delivery.
  8. Availability and capacity to participate in a 24 hour/ seven-day rotating roster which includes working all shifts, all days of the week including public holidays and a current Driver's license


Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Avril Cornwall on Avril.Cornwall@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 5 December 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

4 December 2019
Location: Australia New South Wales Tweed Heads
Salary: $31.58 - $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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