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Position Details
Reference Number 14102
Position Title Stomal Therapy / Wound management internal backfill
Internal Only This position is open to employees of UnitingCare Health only
Employment Status Casual
Entity The Wesley Hospital
Enterprise Agreement NURSE - Nurses Enterprise Agreement - Registered Nurse - Level 2
Position Summary

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 to appoint a Clinical Nurse to join our Stomal Therapy / Wound Management specialist team at the Wesley in a Casual capacity.


As a Clinical Nurse in this department, you will


  • Provide Exceptional customer service skills focused on exceeding patient expectations
  • Apply Clinical leadership skills in the implementation or organisational and ward objectives
  • Assess and respond appropriately to clinical nursing issues and concerns
  • Commit to achieving optimal patient outcomes through the use of effective clinical knowledge and professional standards of practice
  • Apply clinical practice that ensures and promotes a safe environment for optimal patient health
  • Effectively and accurately exchange, retrieve and manage information relevant to your role
  • Exercise authority through appropriate decision making
  • Apply sound knowledge of principles of clinical and workplace risk management, including incident management


The successful applicant will present with:


  • Bachelor of Nursing Degree or equivalent
  • General Registration with AHPRA
    Relevant and recent post-registration nursing experience in relevant speciality area
  • Desirable post-registration qualifications relevant to the area of nursing practice
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Workplace Health and Safety practices


As a member of a specialist team, you will also present with a sound degree of wound and stoma knowledge, and general knowledge regarding skin integrity and pressure injuries.

As part of the wider UnitingCare Health network, our people enjoy benefits including:

  • Working within a friendly and 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
  • Discounted Staff Carparking

To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process and quote the following reference number - 14102

We look forward to receiving your applications by Friday, 28th July 2017


For further information; please contact Caroline Murphy on 0428 610 604

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.

Through our values, UCQ are proud of our team diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.


Selection Criteria Essential: - some degree of wound knowledge - some degree of stoma knowledge - some degree of skin integrity / pressure injury knowledge
Essential: - Good assessment skills - ability to work within a team and autonomously - good decision maker - good team leader skills - enthusiasm for the role - willing to learn and develop new skills
Contact Person Caroline Murphy
Contact Number 0428610604
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person Diane Fisher
Alternate Contact Number 0409592725
Alternate Contact Email
Closing Date 28/07/2017
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