Position Details
Reference Number 13013
Position Title Registered Nurse (1RN230)
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Entity The Wesley Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 1
Position Summary
  • Dialysis & Haemotology
  • Full-time or Part-time 

UnitingCare Health is one of the largest not-for-profit private hospital groups in Queensland and is a service group of UnitingCare Queensland. The hospital group is a major provider of healthcare services in Queensland which operates almost 1000 licensed hospital beds and employs over 4200 people.

 

With 524 beds, The Wesley Hospital provides tertiary level medical and surgical services across 30 specialty areas including cardiology, urology, neurosurgery, gastroenterology, orthopaedics, maternity and women’s health. These services are supported by an intensive care unit, coronary care unit, cardiac catheter theatres, 24-hour emergency centre, renal dialysis, radiology, radiation therapy, pathology, pharmacy services, IVF, haematology and oncology services.

 

We are currently seeking a motivated Registered Nurse to work within our Dialysis and Haemotology Unit. The unit provides individualised dialysis treatments for patients with renal failure. The primary goal is to ensure a safe procedure with the best possible therapeutic outcome. The nursing staff have extensive experience in all aspects of renal nursing, and more than half have specialist nursing qualifications. As a Registered Nurse you will be accountable for:

  • Application of clinical practice which ensures a safe environment and promotes optimal patient health;
  • Demonstrating application of principles of clinical and workplace risk management;
  • Effectively communicating information regarding patient responses and care to the nursing team;
  • Achieving outstanding patient care through effective collaboration with other health professionals;
  • Utilising customer service principles to exceed patient expectations.

This role would suit a Registered Nurse who has an interest in the area of dialysis. The successful applicant will possess excellent interpersonal skills and work well with a multi-disciplinary team.

 

Ideally, the successful applicant will demonstrate the following criteria:

  •  Registered Nurse with 3+ years experience in dialysis;
  •  Demonstrates application of the principles of clinical and workplace risk management;
  •  Applies sound clinical practice which ensures a safe environment and promotes optimal patient health;
  •  Achieves optimum patient outcomes through effective delegation and time management;
  •  Demonstrates a high level of communication skills;
  •  Complies with the National Safety and Quality Standards. 

UnitingCare Health is committed to being a child safe, child friendly organisation for all children who come into contact with our services. It is our expectation that our employees will share in this commitment.  Therefore, employees and successful candidates in specified roles will be required to hold a valid ’Blue Card’ in line with the ’Working with Children Check’ requirements.

 

Criminal record checks will be conducted for all successful candidates.

 

Working as part of the UnitingCare Health at The Wesley Hospital, our staff enjoy a values based organisation with benefits including:

  • Friendly values based environment
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Exciting career paths in both clinical and leadership streams
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities including Post graduate leaderships programs
  • Flexible working arrangements

To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.

 

We look forward to receiving your applications by Thursday 25th May, 2017.

Selection Criteria Essential: Dialysis Experience
Contact Person Margot Webster
Contact Number 32327447
Contact Email margot.webster@uchealth.com.au
Alternate Contact Person Debby Shore
Alternate Contact Number 32327447
Closing Date 25/05/2017
Position Description
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