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Benalla Health has casual positions available for: Registered Nurses & Midwives.

Call us today on 5761 4368 (HR) or Lisa Prior on 5761 4750 (Operational Director)

 

See below for full details on all current vacancies:

  • Administration Worker – Cadetship Program (4 weeks at Christmas)

  • Direct Entry / Duel Registered Midwives (Permanent and Temporary vacancies)

  • ANUM and Registered Nurse Grade 2 – Urgent Care (permanent vacancy)

  • District Nurse- Level 2 (casual positions)

  • Associate Nurse Unit Manager – Aged Care (permanent vacancy)

  • After Hours Hospital Coordinator (permanent and temporary)

Benalla Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong commitment to Child Safety. This includes establishing and maintaining child safe and child friendly environments.

Benalla Health Cadetship Program

Position Status: Temporary Position (64 hours per fortnight) 4 Weeks

Approx. from December 2018 – February 2019 (TBC)

Grade/Classification: Administrative Worker Grade 1A (HS1A)

The Benalla Health Cadetship Program aims to:

  • Provide a means for your people, who are studying full time at a tertiary institution, to develop practical experience in their field of study while retaining connections in regional Victoria such that they may consider returning in the future, and

  • Address short term employment needs of businesses, as well as contributing to their medium to longer term skill requirements.

  • The cadet will have an opportunity to work with a variety of clinicians and administrators throughout the Hospital.

  • Cadetship specific position descriptions are provided on offer, as this will depend on the particular discipline the student is undertaking.

Eligibility:  Must be currently studying full-time undergraduate degrees or enrolled to undertake full-time undergraduate degrees in 2019, in a Health related discipline or a discipline relevant to a Health Service environment .

For more information regarding the role contact: Leanne Daldy - Human Resources Manager on 5761 4212.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please forward your application including an Application letter, Current resume, Benalla Health Application Form, and proof of enrolment for 2019 to: hr@benallahealth.org.au

All Applicants must complete the Benalla Health Application for Employment form, and have read the Benalla Health Values Brochure.

Incomplete Applications will not be considered.

Applications Close: Tuesday 23rd October 2018 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/Administraton Assistant Cadet 2018_Hosp Administration.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

Direct Entry/Dual Registered Midwives & Clinical Midwife Specialist

Position Status:  Permanent, Temporary & Casual Positions Available

Classification:  Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife Grade 2/CMS

Benalla Health is currently looking to recruit to the positions of Direct Entry and Dual registered Midwives, Clinical Midwife specialist and we are also pleased to offer the opportunity to support a Return to Practice Midwife.

The Registered Midwife is responsible for, providing high quality midwifery care to women and their significant others in accordance with the organisation’s policies, procedures, clinical practice guidelines, standards and values.

The Registered Midwife is responsible for:

  • Providing high quality midwifery care to women and their significant others in accordance with the organisation’s policies, procedures, clinical practice guidelines, standards and values.

  • Delivery of effective antenatal and postnatal care by planning, implementing and monitoring midwifery practice in the hospital and home setting.

  • Providing the pregnant woman and her significant others with continuity of midwifery care and midwifery services specific to their needs.

  • Coordinating the midwifery and allied health care that is provided to women.

  • Where appropriate delegating aspects of midwifery care to others according to their competence and scope of practice.

  • Acting as an advocate for women and their significant others, ensuring their opinions are heard and their rights are respected.

  • Counselling women and providing appropriate health education.

  • Liaising with the Midwifery team members, Nurse Unit ManagerDeputy Director of Clinical Services, Associate Director of Nursing and/or Visiting Medical Officer to communicate changes in a woman’s condition/progress and any other situations/circumstances as they arise.

  • Participating in the organisation’s quality and accreditation programs and contributing to the processes whereby the quality of care for women is continuously improved. This includes critically examining own and others health care delivery and incorporating the results of personal research or the research findings of others in the delivery of care.

  • Participating in the review of relevant Policies, Procedures and Clinical Practice Guidelines.

  • Participating as part of the midwifery team in projects, activities, case studies and portfolios as allocated by the Midwifery Clinical Coordinator or Nurse Unit Manager.

  • Actively participating in department meetings and committees as requested by the Nurse Unit Manager.

  • Demonstrating competent clinical practise, acting as a positive role model, and facilitating the development of clinical skills in other midwives, health care staff and students.

The Registered Midwife must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to articulate clear decision making processes.

  • Knowledge and commitment to Quality Management and Accreditation processes.

  • Demonstrate commitment to ongoing education and annual updates of; mandatory legislative compliance, neonatal resuscitation, midwifery emergency management, fetal surveillance, epidural management and breastfeeding competencies.

  • Demonstrated ability to

  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to work independently of others

  • An ability to represent as a patient advocate

Benalla Health offers a working environment that encourages professional development and embraces the concept of work/life balance, whilst striving for excellence.

The Successful applicant will have undergone a National Police Records Check (Upon Appointment) and a Working with Children's Check is required for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

For more information regarding the role contact; Kim Woosnam – Acute Nurse Unit Manager on 5761 4387.

Benalla Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong commitment to Child Safety. This includes establishing and maintaining child safe and child friendly environments.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please forward your application including a cover letter, resume, Key Selection Criteria address and the completed Benalla Health "Application for Employment" form to: hr@benallahealth.org.au 

All Applicants must complete the Benalla Health Application for Employment form, address the Key Selection Criteria and have read the Benalla Health Values Brochure.

Incomplete Applications will not be considered.

Suitable Applicants will be reviewed and interviewed upon application.

Applications Close: Monday 12th November 2018 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/MID_Midwife_RN (YS2-YS11) PD March 2018.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

REGISTERED NURSE GRADE 2 – URGENT CARE CENTRE

Position Status:  Temporary Hours – Up to Full time (Oct 2018 – Feb 2019) & Casual Positions Available.  

Classification:  RN Grade 2 Yr1 – Yr10 (YP2-YP11)  

Benalla Health is seeking suitably qualified and experienced Registered Nurses to join our Urgent Care Centre.

The role of Registered Nurse in the Urgent Care centre will be to;

  • Provide high quality nursing care to patients and supervising specialist care delivered by other staff;

  • Coordinate specialised aspects of care provided to patients on a daily basis;

  • Counsel patients, providing health education - especially in relation to the speciality;

  • Where appropriate act as an advocate for patients and their families, ensuring their opinions are heard and their rights are respected;

  • Assess the need for training and education of other staff and then delivering specialist clinical teaching and supervision to nurses, health care staff and students in the unit and nursing division as required;

  • Carry out research and development in the speciality. Providing specialist input to the development of clinical policies and procedures including their preparation. Providing advisory services to appropriate committees.

  • Comply in full with all organisational policies and procedures.

  • Delivery of excellent nursing care in accordance with the unit philosophy, policies and procedures.

  • Participating in the organisation’s quality and accreditation programs, contributing to the processes whereby the quality of care of patients and residents is continuously improved. This includes examining own and others’ nursing and health care delivery critically and incorporating the results of personal research or the research findings of others in the delivery of care.

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrate well-developed communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate clear decision making processes
  • Knowledge and commitment to Quality Management and Accreditation processes.
  • Possess knowledge of relevant legislation, particularly the National Health reform,  National Standards and Aged Care Standards
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver of excellent nursing care in accordance with BH philosophy, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to work independently of others
  • An ability to represent as a patient advocate

Benalla Health offers a working environment that encourages professional development and embraces the concept of work/life balance, whilst striving for excellence.

The Successful applicant (upon appointment) will undergo a National Police Records Check and will require a Working with Children's Check for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

For more information regarding the role contact:

Melissa Reid – Nurse Unit Manager – Urgent Care Centre on 5761 4262.

Benalla Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong commitment to Child Safety. This includes establishing and maintaining child safe and child friendly environments.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please forward your application including a cover letter, resume, Key Selection Criteria address and the completed Benalla Health "Application for Employment" form to: hr@benallahealth.org.au 

All Applicants must complete the Benalla Health Application for Employment form, address the Key Selection Criteria and have read the Benalla Health Values Brochure.

Incomplete Applications will not be considered.

Suitable Applicants will be reviewed and interviewed upon application.

Applications Close: Monday 5th November 2018 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/UCC_Registered Nurse RN Grade 2 (YP2 - YP11) Oct 2018.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

ASSOCIATE NURSE UNIT MANAGER – AGED CARE

Position Status: Permanent Part-time (56 Hours per Fortnight)

Classification:  RN ANUM Year 1 – 2 (YW11 to YW12)

Benalla Health is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Associate Nurse unit Manager to join our Aged Care Team.

The Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM) is responsible for:

  • Assisting the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) to achieve outcomes and goals of the Morrie Evans Wing (MEW) in accordance with Benalla Health’s policies, procedures, clinical practice guidelines, standards and values;
  • Assisting the NUM in appropriately allocating resources to provide high quality care of residents through effective leadership, management of staff, other resources and the development of cooperative professional relationships;
  • Where appropriate, acting as an advocate for patients, residents and their families, ensuring their opinions are heard and their rights are respected;
  • Demonstrating leadership, operational proficiency and acting as a resource for other staff on local clinical and organisational issues;
  • Acting in the absence of the NUM and continuing to carrying out the day to day management of MEW
  • Participating in the organisation’s quality and accreditation programs and contributing to the review of relevant Policies, Procedures and Clinical Practice Guidelines;
  • Participating as part of the senior nursing team in managing portfolios as allocated and participating in relevant meetings and committees as requested;
  • Demonstrating clinical expertise, acting as a mentor/role model, and facilitating the development of clinical skills in staff;

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications in aged care or prepared to work towards and obtain same;

  • Competent interpretation of current Enterprise Bargaining Agreement requirements.

  • Consolidated management experience

  • Possess knowledge of relevant legislation, particularly the National Health reform,National Standards and Aged Care Standards

  • Demonstrate well-developed communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Demonstrated ability to articulate clear decision making processes

  • Understand the principles of financial management, including budget development, monitoring and reporting;

  • Understanding of Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI)

  • Knowledge and commitment to Quality Management and Accreditation processes.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage change taking into consideration the appropriate consultative process and operational requirements. 

Benalla Health offers a working environment that encourages professional development and embraces the concept of work/life balance, whilst striving for excellence.

The Successful applicant will undergo a National Police Records Check (upon appointment) and will require a current Working with Children's Check for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

For more information regarding the role contact: Kelli Williams Acting Nurse Unit Manager – MEW on 5761 4370.

Benalla Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong commitment to Child Safety. This includes establishing and maintaining child safe and child friendly environments.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please forward your application including a cover letter, resume, Key Selection Criteria address and the completed Benalla Health "Application for Employment" form to: hr@benallahealth.org.au 

All Applicants must complete the Benalla Health Application for Employment form, address the Key Selection Criteria and have read the Benalla Health Values Brochure.

Incomplete Applications will not be considered.

Applications Close: Monday 22nd October 2018 at 10.00am.

/userfiles/NURS_ANUM_MEW_YW11-YW12_PD_Oct 2018.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

AFTER HOURS HOSPITAL COORIDNATOR

Position Status:  Permanent & Temporary Hours Available

Classification:  Registered Nurse Grade 5 (ZB5) 

Benalla Health is seeking suitably qualified and experienced Registered Nurses – Grade 5 to undertake the position of After Hours Hospital Coordinator.

Applications from Nurse Practitioners are welcome and encouraged.

The role of After Hours Hospital Coordinator will be to;

  • Mentor and lead the nursing staff in providing high quality nursing care to patients and supervise specialist care delivered by other staff;

  • Coordinate specialised aspects of care provided to patients.

  • Act as an advocate for patients and their families, ensuring their opinions are heard and their rights are respected;

  • Provide a productive, safe environment in the unit, demonstrating effective leadership.

  • Ensuring the efficient, safe and cost effective continuation of hospital services in the absence of the Executive Director of Clinical Services and Chief Executive Officer.

  • Working with staff in the early recognition and safe management of patient deterioration

  • Participating at a senior level in the organisation’s quality and accreditation programs.

  • Maintain competence in nursing practice as measured by the Australian National Competency Standards for the Registered Nurse.

  • Comply with all organisational policies and procedures.

  • Education and direction of staff to adhere to nursing policies and procedures;

  • Deliver excellent nursing care in accordance with Organisational values, policies, procedures and clinical practice guidelines (CPG).

  • Promote Benalla Health’s Values and Code of Conduct through your practise and encourage the same in colleagues.

  • Counsel patients and providing appropriate health education;

  • Support Quality Improvement by carrying out quality activities and research within their area of practice.

  • Contribute to the maintenance and improvement of clinical standards.

  • Assess the need for training and education of other staff and then deliver specialist clinical teaching and supervision to nurses, health care staff and students in the unit and nursing division as required.

  • Carry our research and development in the speciality

  • Provide advisory services to appropriate committees

  • Participate in the organisation’s quality and accreditation programs, contributing to the processes whereby the quality of care of patients and residents is continuously improved. This includes examining own and others’ nursing and health care delivery critically and incorporating the results of personal research or the research findings of others in the delivery of care.

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated extensive clinical expertise in an acute environment

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of concepts of clinical governance, patient safety and clinical risk management

  • Clear understanding of current Nurses Enterprise Bargaining Agreement and its application in the clinical setting

  • Possess knowledge of relevant legislation, particularly the national health reform and National Standards and Aged Care Standards

  • Knowledge and commitment to Quality Management and Accreditation processes

  • Demonstrate well-developed communication and interpersonal skills

  • Act as a role model of and actively promote open disclosure and personcentred practices

  • Demonstrated ability to articulate clear decision making processes

  • Understand the principles of financial management, including budget development, monitoring and reporting

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage change taking into consideration the appropriate consultative process and operational requirements

  • Timely and appropriate escalation of critical incidents to the on call executive.

  • Strong leadership skills as demonstrated by HR initiatives, communication skills, problem solving, adaptability to workforce needs and performance management processes.

Benalla Health offers a working environment that encourages professional development and embraces the concept of work/life balance, whilst striving for excellence.

The Successful applicant (upon appointment) will undergo a National Police Records Check and will require a Working with Children's Check for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

For more information regarding the role contact:

Lisa Pryor – Operational Director Continuum of Care on 5761 4750.

Benalla Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong commitment to Child Safety. This includes establishing and maintaining child safe and child friendly environments.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please forward your application including a cover letter, resume, Key Selection Criteria address and the completed Benalla Health "Application for Employment" form to: hr@benallahealth.org.au 

All Applicants must complete the Benalla Health Application for Employment form, address the Key Selection Criteria and have read the Benalla Health Values Brochure.

Incomplete Applications will not be considered.

Suitable Applicants will be reviewed and interviewed upon application.

Applications Close: Monday 5th November 2018 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/NURSING ADMIN_After Hours Hospital Coordinator ZB6 RN Grade 5_PD Sept 2018.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

ASSOCIATE NURSE UNIT MANAGER – URGENT CARE CENTRE

Position Status:  Permanent Hours Available - Up to Full-time.

Classification:  RN ANUM YR 1-2 (YW11-YW12)

Benalla Health is seeking qualified and experienced Associate Nurse Unit Managers to join our team in the Urgent Care Centre.

The Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM) will;

  • Mentor and lead the nursing staff in providing high quality nursing care to patients and supervise specialist care delivered by other staff;

  • Coordinate specialised aspects of care provided to patients and act as an advocate for patients and their families, ensuring their opinions are heard and their rights are respected;

  • In the absence Nurse Unit Manager (NUM), carry out day to day management of the unit;

  • To act as Grade 5 after Hours Coordinator as and when required in absence of a rostered ADON.

  • Assist the NUM in allocating appropriately skilled nurses to provide patient care and assisting the NUM in staffing management;

  • Deliver excellent nursing care in accordance with Organisational values, policies, procedures and clinical practice guidelines (CPG).

  • Promote Benalla Health’s Values and Code of Conduct through your practise and encourage the same in colleagues.

  • Counsel patients and providing appropriate health education;

  • Support Quality Improvement by carrying out quality activities and research within their area of practice.

  • Contribute to the maintenance and improvement of clinical standards.

  • Assess the need for training and education of other staff and then deliver specialist clinical teaching and supervision to nurses, health care staff and students in the unit and nursing division as required.

  • Participate in the organisation’s quality and accreditation programs, contributing to the processes whereby the quality of care of patients and residents is continuously improved. This includes examining own and others’ nursing and health care delivery critically and incorporating the results of personal research or the research findings of others in the delivery of care.

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Achievement of Registered Nurse competencies in accordance with criteria as prescribed by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA)

  • Post Graduate Studies (in related areas e.g. RIPERN, Rural and Remote Emergency Nursing, Emergency)

  • Demonstrate well-developed communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Demonstrate a high level of skill in clinical decision making – in particular with problem identification and solution.

  • Strong leadership skills demonstrated by knowledge of Human Resource policies and procedures, adaptability to workforce needs and performance management processes.

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver excellent nursing care in accordance with BH’s philosophy, policies and procedures.

  • Knowledge of and commitment to Quality Management and Accreditation processes.

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, particularly the National Health reform, National Standards and Aged Care Standards.

  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to work independently of others.

  • Ability to maintain and improve clinical care standards.

  • Ability to act as mentor or preceptor to other less experienced nurses, including students and graduate nurses.

  • Ability to represent as a patient advocate.

  • Demonstrated skill with analysis and interpretation of clinical data.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Information Technology.

Benalla Health offers a working environment that encourages professional development and embraces the concept of work/life balance, whilst striving for excellence.

The Successful applicant (upon appointment) will undergo a National Police Records Check and will require a Working with Children's Check for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

For more information regarding the role contact; Melissa Reid – Urgent Care Centre Nurse Unit Manager on 5761 4262.

Benalla Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong commitment to Child Safety. This includes establishing and maintaining child safe and child friendly environments.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please forward your application including a cover letter, resume, Key Selection Criteria address and the completed Benalla Health "Application for Employment" form to: hr@benallahealth.org.au 

All Applicants must complete the Benalla Health Application for Employment form, address the Key Selection Criteria and have read the Benalla Health Values Brochure.

Incomplete Applications will not be considered.

Suitable Applicants will be reviewed and interviewed upon application.

Applications Close: Monday 5th November 2018 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/UCC_ANUM UCC (YW11-YW12) PD July 2018.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

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