Emergency Information

IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED NURSE OR REGISTERED MIDWIFE

AND SEEKING EMPLOYMENT AT BENALLA HEALTH -

PLEASE CONTACT:

LISA WAITE - DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL SERVICES ON 5761 4750

TO DISCUSS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES.

 

 

PHARMACIST – GRADE 1 or 2

Position Status:  Permanent Part-time (20 Hours per fortnight)

Classification:  Pharmacist Grade 1 Yr 1 – Yr 6 (SW5 – SW10) or Pharmacist Grade 2 Yr 1 – Yr 4 (SX2 – SX5)

Benalla Health is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Pharmacist to join our team.

The primary role of the Pharmacist is to support Benalla Health’s organisational goals by providing clinical pharmacy services. Simultaneously the Pharmacist will provide expert professional knowledge to patients and staff to ensure the optimal use of medicines. Positive working relationships will be developed and maintained with external and internal customers.

The Pharmacist is responsible for the following:

  • Undertake pharmacy duties as directed by the Pharmacist in Charge.

  • Complete a best possible medication history for new inpatients.

  • Undertake medication reconciliation for patients on admission and discharge from Benalla Health.

  • Develop best practice medication management plans for inpatients.

  • Liaise directly with Medical Officers to ensure that prescriber practice is compliant with Standard 4 of the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHSS).

  • Ensure compliance with infection control policies and procedures.

  • Educate nursing staff, particularly on medications which are prescribed for current patients.

The Pharmacist must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Recent hospital pharmacy experience;
  • Ability to perform medication reconciliations in an hospital environment;
  • Demonstrate well developed communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Possess a knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and human resource procedures;
  • Demonstrated ability in decision making and problem solving;
  • Evidence of analytical and conceptual skills;
  • Knowledge and commitment to continuous quality improvement and the National Standards;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Ability to participate in the use of hospital medication management plans.

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 and Working with Children's Check for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

For more information regarding the role contact; Angela Lawrence – Chief Pharmacist on 5761 4230.

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 24th April 2018 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/PHARMACY_Pharmacist Gr 1 (SW5 - SW10) PD April 2018.pdf

/userfiles/PHARMACY_Pharmacist Gr 2 (SX2 - SX5) PD April 2018.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

REGISTERED NURSE GRADE 2 - THEATRE

Position Status:  Permanent Part-time (32 Hours per fortnight)

Classification:  RN Grade 2 Year 1 – 10 (YP2 – YP11)

Benalla Health is seeking suitably qualified and experienced Theatre Registered Nurse to join our Team.

The Theatre Registered Nurse will:

  • 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 Peri operative Nursing;

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

The Theatre Registered Nurse is responsible for:

  • Achievement of competencies for a Registered Nurse Division 1 as prescribed by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council Incorporated (ANMC and Benalla Health Mandatory Training Policy.

  • Assessing 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;

  • Carrying 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.

  • Complying in full with all organisational policies and procedures.

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

  • 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 Theatre Registered Nurse must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Substantial post-basic experience in Peri operative Nursing and/or Post-Basic Qualifications in Peri operative Nursing

  • 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  Safety and Quality Health Service Standards and Aged Care Standards
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver 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.
  • Ability to involve patients in the planning of, and delivery of, care Requirements specific to their needs and 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 have undergone a National Police Records Check and Working with Children's Check for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

For more information regarding the role contact; Kristen Cheetham – Theatre Nurse Unit Manager on 5761 4255.

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 24th April 2018 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/Theatre RN Grade 2 (YP2 - YP11) PD Oct 2017.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

SPEECH PATHOLOGIST – GRADE 2

Position Status:  Permanent Part-time (48 Hours per fortnight)

Classification:  Speech Path G2 Yr. 1-4 (VW1 – VW4)

Benalla Health is seeking suitably qualified and experienced Speech Pathologist to join our team.

Working as part of a multidisciplinary Allied Health team, this position is responsible for providing high quality speech pathology care to patients / clients referred to the service, caseload comprises in the main pre–school aged children and adults with acquired communication disorders.

The Speech Pathologist is responsible for:

  • Identifying client needs and service priorities;

  • Planning, implementing and evaluating screening programs to detect communication disorders;

  • In conjunction with the Community Health Service Team - assisting in planning, implementing and evaluating health promotion / illness prevention activities relevant to Speech Pathology Practice;

  • Coordination of speech pathology care provided to patients / clients according to assessed needs;

  • Counselling patients / clients and providing appropriate health education;

  • Participation in health promotion activities aimed at raising community and staff awareness about communication and swallowing disorders;

  • Continually evaluates care delivery, incorporating the results of personal research or the research findings of others in the delivery of care;

  • Contributing to patient care by accepting appropriate referrals and providing communication assessment and treatment of clients. Consulting with other members of the health care/education team where necessary;

  • Maintaining accurate and concise case management records for patients / clients;

  • Contributing to a creative, productive and safe environment for patients, clients, visitors and staff by demonstrating knowledge / attending training in / applying the documented policies and procedures relating to: the provision of speech pathology care; internal and external emergencies; infection control; occupational health and safety and safe work practice.

  • Participates in: the supervision and instruction of students and the in-service instruction ofother health care staff when appropriate;

  • Contributing to the development of services by critically assessing new developments and research based change in speech pathology - where appropriate assists in the design, implementation and evaluation of new procedures, processes, methods and supplies / equipment, participating in meetings and projects where appropriate.This includes participation as required in quality and accreditation related activities;

  • Complies in with the relevant Commonwealth / State legislative and non-legislative standards governing the profession, including those prescribed by the Speech Pathology Association of Australia.

The Speech Pathologist must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Relevant Bachelor degree and Membership with the Speech Pathology Association of Australia.

  • Experience in Community Health or other equivalent field;

  • Proven ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary environment;

  • Experience with therapeutic, educative and support group work.

  • Proven ability to work independently

  • Proven ability to supervise students

  • Proven ability to liaise with internal and external customers at all levels;

  • Proven ability to prioritise workloads and meet demanding work deadlines; and

  • Proven ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

  • Demonstrated well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.

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 and Working with Children's Check for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

For more information regarding the role contact; Geoff Draper – Acting Director of Community Health on 5761 4500.

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 24th April 2018 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/SPEECH_Speech Pathologist Grade 2_VW1-4_April 2018.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

REGISTERED MIDWIFE

Position Status:  Permanent, Temporary & Casual Positions Available

Classification:  Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife Grade 2

Benalla Health is seeking suitably qualified and experienced Midwives to join our Midwifery Department.

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 and Working with Children's Check for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

For more information regarding the role contact; Lisa Waite – Deputy Director of Clinical Services 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: Monday 23rd April 2018 at 9.00am.

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

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

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