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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:

  • Perioperative Services - Nurse Unit Manager (Permanent Full-time Position)

  • Manager Healthy Lifestyles (Permanent Full-time Position Available)

  • Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Urgent Care Centre (Permanent Hours Available)

  • After Hours Hospital Coordinator (Permanent & Temporary EFT Available)

  • Clinical Midwifery Coordinator (Permanent EFT Available)

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

 

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.

 

PERIOPERATIVE SERVICES – NURSE UNIT MANAGER

Position Status: Permanent Full-time (80 hours per fortnight)

Classification:  Nurse Manager 3 (NM11)

Benalla Health is seeking to fill the position of Nurse Unit Manager for our Perioperative Services. The role of the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) Peri Operative Services is to be responsible for ensuring the provision of high quality, safe and evidence based practice across perioperative, sterile supply, day procedure and infection control services through effective leadership and management of both staff and other resources.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to oversight and leadership of evidence based clinical practice; staff recruitment, retention and rostering; performance monitoring and management; fostering and facilitating a sense of team and teamwork; fostering and facilitating a values based culture that prioritises safety and an expectation of consistency in practice; coordination and leadership of unit based portfolios;  medical liaison; monitoring of perioperative services budget and the oversight of unit supplies and resources; and oversight of the maintenance of unit facilities and equipment. 

The NUM will contribute to both unit and organisational clinical governance including ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, quality and safety standards, industrial agreements and organisational guiding statements and documents. The NUM will also demonstrate appropriate expertise and leadership to both role model and mentor the attributes, behaviours, knowledge and skills reflective of best clinical practice and demonstration of organisational values.

The NUM Perioperative Services will liaise with, and support the Operational Director Continuum of Care, to achieve the organisational goals outlined within the Benalla Health Strategic, Clinical Services and Operational Plans.

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated clinical experience working in the perioperative setting

  • Demonstrated capacity to provide inspirational and strategic leadership

  • Demonstrated capacity to align teams to organisational values and behaviours.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of community and chronic disease policy, programs and funding.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of information management systems and programs.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage people, projects and services including achieving required funding timelines and accountabilities.

  • Demonstrated ability to implement and manage change

Ideally the candidate will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Post Graduate qualification relevant to perioperative nursing

  • Post Graduate qualification relevant to Infection Prevention and Control

  • Post Graduate qualification relevant to public health.

  • Qualifications/Experience in Sterilizing Technology and comprehensive knowledge of relevant Standard AS/NZS4187.

  • Post Graduate qualifications in health administration or equivalent or working towards same

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: 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.

Applications Close: Wednesday 15th May 2019 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/Perioperative Services NUM (NM11) PD_ April 2019.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

MANAGER HEALTHY LIFESTYLES

Position Status: Permanent Full-time (80 hours per fortnight)

Classification:  Allied Health Manager Grade 3

Benalla Health is seeking to fill the position of Manager – Healthy Lifestyles. The role of the Manager Healthy Lifestyles is to be responsible for the suite of Allied Health services provided by Benalla Health in community, acute inpatient and residential aged care settings through effective leadership and management of both staff and other resources.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to oversight and leadership of evidence based clinical practice; staff recruitment, retention and rostering; performance monitoring and management; fostering and facilitating a sense of team and teamwork; fostering and facilitating a values based culture that prioritises safety and an expectation of consistency in practice; coordination and leadership of team based portfolios;  medical liaison; monitoring of unit  budgets, supplies and resources; and oversight of the maintenance of unit facilities and equipment. 

The Manager Healthy Lifestyles will be expected to contribute to both unit and organisational clinical governance including ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, quality and safety standards, industrial agreements and organisational guiding statements and documents.  The Manager Healthy Lifestyles will also demonstrate appropriate expertise and leadership to both role model and mentor the attributes, behaviours, knowledge and skills reflective of best practice and demonstration of organisational values.

The Manager Healthy Lifestyles will liaise with, and support the Operational Director Healthy Communities to achieve the organisational goals outlined within the Benalla Health Strategic, Clinical Services and Operational Plans.

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated clinical experience working within the acute and outpatient/community settings

  • Demonstrated capacity to provide inspirational and strategic leadership

  • Demonstrated capacity to align teams to organisational values and behaviours.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Community Health, Commonwealth Home Support Program, HaCCPYP, NDIS & DVA funded programs andguidelines

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of information management systems and programs

  • Demonstrated ability to manage people, projects, data collection/analysis and achieving reporting timelines and accountabilities.

  • Demonstrated ability to implement and manage change

Ideally the candidate will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Post Graduate qualification relevant to Chronic Disease Management or Care  Coordination or working towards the same.

  • Experience and knowledge of acute and subacute care systems

  • Post Graduate qualification relevant to public health or health promotion

  • Post Graduate qualifications in health administration or equivalent or working towards same.

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: Heather Betts – Operational Director – Healthy Communities on 5761 2212.

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: Tuesday 23rd April 2019 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/Manager Healthy Lifestyles_PD_April 2019.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

ASSOCIATE NURSE UNIT MANAGER – URGENT CARE CENTRE

Position Status: Permanent Hours Available

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

Benalla Health is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Associate Nurse unit Managers to join our Urgent Care Centre.

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

  • Mentoring and leading 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;

  • 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. That is:

  • Assist the NUM in allocating appropriately skilled nurses to provide patient care;

  • Assisting the NUM in staffing management – preparation of rosters, selection and recruitment, staff appraisal, staff development/education, occupational health and safety and other aspects of human resources management;

  • Assist the NUM to work within the unit budget, and when appropriate, taking corrective action.

  • 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.

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)

  • 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 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: 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 6th May 2019 at 9.00am.

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

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

CLINICAL MIDWIFERY COORDINATOR

Position Status:  Permanent Hours Available – EFT Negotiable

Classification:  RN G4A Y1 CLIN COORD (YY4)

Benalla Health is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Clinical Midwife Coordinator. The Clinical Midwifery Coordinator (CMC) is responsible for ensuring the provision of high quality care to women and their families through effective leadership, coordination of staff, and other resources in consultation with the Acute ward Nurse Unit Manager (NUM).

The CMC is involved in the coordination and management of the daily activities of the midwifery unit, facilities and equipment, coordination of staff development programs and the management of portfolios in consultation with the Acute ward NUM. The CMC will work as part of the senior management team and is a member of a number of strategic and important organisational meetings/groups.

The CMC is the point of contact for the Director of Clinical Services and the Acute ward NUM regarding midwifery issues.

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Broad range of midwifery experience;

  • Demonstrated well-developed communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Evidence of analytical and conceptual skills;

  • Demonstrated ability to articulate clear decision making processes;

  • Knowledge of 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;

  • Possess a knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and human resource procedures;

  • Understand the principles of financial management, including budget development and monitoring in consultation with NUM Acute

  • Show an understanding of the strategic direction of the health service;

  • Demonstrate commitment to ongoing education and annual updates in neonatal resuscitation, midwifery emergency management, fetal surveillance, epidural management and minimum 8hrs of breastfeeding competencies.

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: Thursday 30th May 2019 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/MID_Clinical Midwifery Coordinator_YY4_March 2018.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; 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 6th May 2019 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/MID_Midwife_RN (YS2-YS11) PD March 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 6th May 2019 at 9.00am.

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

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

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