Emergency Information

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:

  • Lifestyle Assistant (Permanent Part-time Position Available)

  • District Nurse Level 2 (Permanent & Temporary Hours Available)

  • Theatre Technician (Casual Positions Available)

  • Perioperative Services - Registered Nurse (Permanent Hours Available)

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

  • Lactation Consultant (Permanent Part-time Position Available)

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

  • Clinical Midwifery Coordinator (Permanent EFT Available)

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

  • ANUM Aged Care (Permanent vacancies available)

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.

 

LIFESTYLE ASSISTANT

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

Classification:  Allied Health Assistant Grade 2 (TC1)

Benalla Health is seeking suitably qualified and experienced Lifestyle assistant to join our Aged Care team.

This position is responsible for the implementation, management and execution of all the duties associated with the lifestyle and diversional therapy services in the Morrie Evans, Aged Care Wing of the Hospital.

The responsibilities of the Lifestyle assistant are:

  • To pursue excellence in Client/Resident care in accordance with Benalla Hospital standards and values and aged care accreditation standards.

  • Demonstrates genuine concern and empathy for frail, elderly and disabled people.

  • Assists in the transportation of Residents, acting as either driver or attendant.

  • Organises and works with volunteers for special programs when required.

  • Must demonstrate a high standard of personal grooming and hygiene.

  • Must be able to interpret and apply the principle of safe manual handling and chemical safety to all aspects of their work.

For a copy of the position description – please email: hr@benallahealth.org.au

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: Nathan Willoughby – Aged Care Nurse Unit Manager 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 4th March 2019 at 12.00pm.

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

DISTRICT NURSE – LEVEL 2

Position Status:  Permanent & Temporary Hours Available – EFT Negotiable

Classification:  RN G3A DIST NURSE YR 1- 2 (YU1 - YU2)

Benalla Health is seeking suitably qualified and experienced District nurse to join our Home Nursing Team.

The Grade 3 District Nurse is involved in the provision of expert nursing care to allocated clients, advocating for clients providing health education, promoting health, assisting clients with goal achievement and working with other health care providers to ensure coordinated care for clients.

The Grade 3 District Nurse must also act as a mentor and role model, and facilitate the development of clinical and management skills in other staff and students. 

The Grade 3 District Nurse assists the Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM) in ensuring appropriately skilled staff are allocated to provide client care and In the absence of the ANUM will carry out day to day management of the Unit. 

For a copy of the position description – please email: hr@benallahealth.org.au

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: Nathan Willoughby – Aged Care Nurse Unit Manager 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 4th March 2019 at 12.00pm.

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

PERIOPERATIVE SERVICES - REGISTERED NURSE GRADE 2

Position Status:  Permanent Hours Available

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

Benalla Health is seeking suitably qualified and experienced Registered Nurses to join our Perioperative Services.

The Perioperative Services 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 Perioperative Services 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 Perioperative Services 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: Helen Smith – Perioperative Services Nurse Unit Manager on 5761 4781.

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 13th March 2019 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/Theatre RN Grade 2 (YP2 - YP11) PD Feb 2019.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

THEATRE TECHNICIAN – GRADE 1 - 3

Position Status:  Casual Positions

Classification:  Theatre Technician Grade 1-3 (HZ5 – HH1)

Benalla Health is seeking suitable applicants for the position of Theatre Technician to join our Perioperative Services.

As an Operating Theatre Technician you will be responsible for the provision of safe and high quality patient positioning and general technical services to assist the Operating Theatre personnel.

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Must have the ability to undertake all physical aspects of the job.

  • Require a sound understanding of theatre equipment needs.

  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Be adaptable with work hours and situations as required.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate with people from a variety of ages, cultures and backgrounds.

  • Have well-developed problem-solving skills.

  • Previous experience with technology and/or equipment management would be advantageous.

Ideally applicants will have completed the Mayfield Operating Theatre Technicians Practice – Certificate 3 in Health 1997 – 2002 or equivalent or working towards the achievement of this qualification.

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

For more information regarding the role contact: Helen Smith – Perioperative Services Nurse Unit Manager on 5761 4781.

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 25th March 2019 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/THEATRE_Theatre Technician_G1_3_HZ5-HH1_June 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 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: Thursday 28th February 2019 at 9.00am.

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

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

LACTATION CONSULTANT

Position Status: Permanent Part-time (16 Hours per fortnight)

Classification:  Clinical Specialist (YS9) Or Enrolled Nurse Level 3

Benalla Health is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Lactation consultant to join our midwifery team.

The Lactation Consultant will be required to:

  • To act as a resource for mothers, hospital staff, and other health professionals working with mothers and babies.

  • To participate in the formulation of breast feeding policy and assist with the implementation and evaluation of the policy.

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

  • Asses 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.

  • To advise and assist staff, mothers and other health workers with the management of lactation problems.

  • To develop appropriate education materials and programs on breast feeding for mothers and their families, and provide ongoing clinical education for staff.

  • To assist and support the mother in the transition from the hospital to the home environment to promote successful breast feeding.

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

The Successful applicant must have the following: Registered General Nurse Division 1 (AHPRA); Current International Board Certified Lactation Consultants Registration.

Ideally the candidate would have Substantial Post-basic experience in lactation consultant and Relevant Post-basic qualifications - Midwifery

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: Gabrielle Robinson – 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.

Applications Close: Thursday 28th February 2019 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/MID_Breast Feeding Lactation Consultant_CNS_EN3_Jan 2019.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

ASSOCIATE NURSE UNIT MANAGER – AGED CARE

Position Status: Permanent Hours Available – EFT Negotiable

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 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: Nathan Willoughby - Nurse Unit Manager – Morrie Evans Wing 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.

Suitable Applicants will be reviewed and interviewed upon application.

Applications Close: Thursday 28th February 2019 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/NURS_ANUM_MEW_YW11-YW12_PD_Oct 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 14th March 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: Thursday 28th February 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: Thursday 28th February 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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