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Reference Number 21702
Position Title Grade 2 Registered Nurse - Neurosciences 10 West
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Location St Vincents Hospital - Fitzroy
Department Neurosurgery
Hours per Week 32
Position Summary
  • Permanent part time or full time positions
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Friendly and dynamic team 
About St Vincent’s Hospital
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 5,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.
 
About the Department
10 West Neurosciences is a 24 bed unit comprising of 21 Neurosurgical beds and 3 Neurology beds (including epilepsy monitoring). We care for patients with higher dependency and complex care needs specialised field within our supportive multidisciplinary team. You will enjoy the challenge of working in this highly specialised field.
About the Role
An exciting opportunity exists for Grade 2 Registered Nurses with previous experience in Neurosurgery & Neurology who are seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity to join the Neurosciences team on a permanent part time basis. You are responsible for the delivery of high quality patient care within a supportive team environment.
 
Duties
  • Demonstrate a Person Care Approach in all aspects of daily nursing practice
  • Document, observe and report relevant nursing findings about patients status and progress
  • Liaise with patients, patient’s family, medical and multidisciplinary staff
  • Manage the physical and emotional wellbeing of the patient
  • Assist and support change, implementing process improvements
  • Participate in mentor/preceptorship programs of junior nursing staff
Skills, Experience and Qualifications
  • Current Nursing Registration with AHPRA
  • Completed Bachelor of Nursing Degree
  • Minimum 2 years previous nursing experience
  • Previous experience working in Neurosurgery and Neurology is desirable
  • Motivated, professional & exhibiting exceptional communication and time management skills
Benefits
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Health Centre
  • Staff Car Park
All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.
Contact Person Kathryn Connor
Contact Number 92314785
Closing Date 19/10/2017
Position Description
Grade 2 RN 10 West PD - October 2017.pdf