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Position Details
Reference Number 15917
Position Title Clinical Nurse - Cardiothoracic / Vascular
Internal Only This position is open to employees of UnitingCare Health only
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time
Entity St Andrews War Memorial Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 2
Position Summary

St Andrews are calling for internal applications for a relieving Clinical Nurse opportunity on their Cardiothoracic/Vascular ward, for a 6-8 month period.


You will provide exceptional patient care whilst assessing and responding appropriately to clinical nursing issues and concerns. Based on your experience, you will assisting with providing supervision and guidance within a multi-disciplinary team, through effective decision making and support.


You’ll be an experienced practitioner, with a minimum of 2 years within a Surgical or Cardiothoracic/Vascular nursing environment. You’ll be an advocate for person-centred care, leading by example through exceptional communication and customer service. You’ll present with:

  • Complex problem-solving and assessment skills
  • Experience coordinating care provision within a large team
  • Ability to manage conflict, pressures and competing priorities
  • Demonstrated ongoing professional development

Remuneration value: Level 2 position, $44.14-$47.29 p/h (FTE $87, 220 - $93, 445), 9.5% employee contribution to super, 17.5% annual leave loading + not for profit salary packaging benefit + cumulative study leave.


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We look forward to receiving your applications by Sunday, 18th of November 2018.


UnitingCare Health is proud to provide opportunities for personal and professional development to our employees. As such, we are only inviting internal applications for this opportunity.


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Selection Criteria Essential: Are you currently AHPRA registered?
Essential: Do you have unlimited working entitlements in Australia as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Passport Holder?
Essential: Minimum 2 years clinical experience in similar setting
Essential: Ability to work a 24/7 roster
Essential: Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective working relationships within the multidisciplinary team, patients and other stakeholders
Essential: Demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills / Ability to use negotiation skills to manage conflict within the work environment
Essential: Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement and participation in quality improvement projects
Essential: Demonstrated ability to recognise and respond to clinical deterioration
Essential: Studying towards or completion of a relevant graduate certificate or diploma
Essential: Strong commitment to own and the professional development of others
Essential: Ability to work supportively within a team and adapt to change
Essential: Demonstrated competent evidence based clinical skills and knowledge in area of practice
Essential: Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, support and mentorship to other Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses and Assistant in Nursing
Essential: Ability to use or learn to use information systems appropriate to position
Essential: A commitment to the delivery of high quality patient care and excellent customer service
Essential: Proven ability to lead a team
Contact Person Marilyn Woods
Contact Number 38344320
Contact Email
Closing Date 18/11/2018
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