Registered Nurse

Location: Wagga Wagga & Riverina
Company: Calvary Health Care Riverina
Casual/Vacation

Calvary
Casual,Permanent Part Time

Calvary Riverina
Registered Nurse – Palliative Care and Rehabilitation ward
Permanent / Casual positions – Expressions of Interest

An opportunity exist for a Registered Nurse to join our team of Health Care Professionals to provide care in our palliative care and rehabilitation unit.  Register your interest today for permanent and casual positions with one of Australia’s leading health, community and aged care providers. Excellent salary packaging options are available.

About the role:

Practice in accordance with Calvary and relevant Government Health policies and procedures, the position description, Code of Conduct and industrial agreements.
Giving direct care to a specific patient population within each unit.
Using a patient centred approach to patient assessment.
Maintaining continuity of care for each patient.
Accepting responsibility on behalf of the Enrolled Nurse, AIN’s and other Health Care Assistants for those duties which they are unable to undertake due to the Regulations of AHPRA, the position description and hospital policies.
Evaluating outcomes of care and initiating appropriate follow-up.
To maintain a discharge plan for each patient from admission to discharge.
To participate in the team leader role.
Upholding the principles and practices of infection control by observing Infection Control Guidelines and Standard Precautions as outlined in the Infection Control Manual.
Ensuring familiarity in Emergency Procedures through annual updates.
Maintenance of annual competencies and those competencies required to fulfil the needs of the specific area of expertise

 

What you will bring:

  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Demonstrated competence as nurse clinician
  • Expertise and/or qualifications in specific speciality as required specialty
  • Ability to work well as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to working within Calvary’s Mission and Values
     

Benefits:
This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

About Calvary:
Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas.  Calvary Riverina Hospital is a 165 bed private hospital including a Maternity Unit with a 4 bed, Level 2 Special Care Nursery, a 32 bed Drug and Alcohol Centre, Specialist Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Unit and a stand-alone Surgicentre and provides a diverse range of acute and subacute surgical and medical services to the people of the Riverina regional area. Located in the CBD of Wagga, Calvary Riverina is part of a large health precinct including specialist medical services.

Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.

How to join the team:
To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.

Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

As part of Calvary’s application process and pre-employment checks, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, as well as a National Criminal Record Check (on-going National Criminal Record Check renewals are conducted for Calvary employees) to ensure your suitability for the role.

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

Enquiries: Lara Laurent
Ph: (02) 6923 2380
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