Enrolled Nurse (Surgical Two - General Surgical, Colorectal, Urology, Vascular, Breast and Endocrine)

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The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is one of excellence… to emerge the leader in health care, research and education for regional Australia.

Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our vision?
Are you:

  • Pursuing a vocation not merely an occupation?
  • Passionate, committed and dedicated to your profession?
  • Prepared to question and advocate for what is important?

About your opportunity
The Enrolled Nurse provides person centred nursing care under direct and indirect supervision of the Registered Nurse and in accordance with the Practice Standards as identified by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).

Pro rata remuneration package based on full-time equivalent value of up to $72,114 p.a. comprising salary range of $29.94 to $31.78 p.h. (Nurse Grade 3), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/conditions/salary/sacrifice ), shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.

Requirements of the role

  • Mandatory: Diploma of Nursing or equivalent is a mandatory qualification for this position
  • Highly Desirable: Evidence of completion of modules related to medication administration and peripheral intravenous therapy.
  • Shift work: Appointees will be required to work all shifts in accordance with the unit roster.

How you will be assessed

  • Ability to contribute to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of person centred nursing care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.
  • Ability to work as an effective member within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with the multidisciplinary team, patients and their families.
  • Ability to use or learn to use information systems appropriate to the position.
  • Ability to provide clinical education and demonstrate own ongoing professional development.
  • Commitment towards developing skills in Peripheral Intravenous Therapy.

Why make the change?
Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (320+ days/year). Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic. Appreciate the country town `feel' and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow.

Living in Townsville, the largest regional centre in the North. ( https://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/about-townsville/living-in-townsville )

The city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events ( https://whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au/ ) and a bustling nightlife. The Strand ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbDy257N5-o ) is Townsville's waterfront esplanade; take a stroll along the picturesque paths, do some shopping or attend the night markets ( https://whatson.townsville.qld.gov.au/events/community-events/strand-night-markets ), be spoilt for choice with alfresco dining options, sit and relax while the kids play at the water park or one of the family fun areas. Picnic and BBQ facilities are available, as well as gym equipment (including a rock climbing wall) and amenities. Swim in the man-made rockpool ( https://youtu.be/cCu-3afh6_Y ) or the lifeguard monitored beaches. All with magnificent views of the jewel in Townsville's crown, Magnetic Island ( https://www.townsvillenorthqueensland.com.au/destinations/magnetic-island/ ). A short, scenic ferry ride will get you there.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.




10 February 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Townsville region
Work type:
Temporary/Casual
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Nursing
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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