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CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST - PALLIATIVE CARE

Position Status: Temporary Part-time (56 Hours per fortnight) Leave Relief Position (November 2017 – May 2018)

Classification:  RN ANUM Yr 1 (YW11)

Benalla Health are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Clinical Nurse Specialist to work in our Palliative Care Team.

The Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is involved in the intake and prioritisation of referrals, providing a specialist assessment and working with the client and carer/family to develop a goal oriented care plan.

The CNS regularly reviews and evaluates client progress, identifying changes to client goals or preferences of care and ensures clients have access to specialist advice and support to manage their life threatening illness.  The CNS works as a key worker within a multidisciplinary team environment which includes GP’s, specialist, medical consultancy services, district nursing, volunteers, loss and grief coordinator, allied health and community services. The CNS in key worker role provides clients and carers with a contact point for all client care issues.

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Substantial postgraduate Experience in Acute Nursing

  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications or prepared to work towards and obtain same

  • Demonstrated community nursing experience

  • Experience in care coordination

  • Demonstrated skills in working with clients and families with a life threatening illness.Understanding of palliative approach.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in Health Behaviour Change, Chronic Disease self-management, client led Goal directed care planning, and person centred care

  • Demonstrated ability to use electronic communication, software systems and relevant hardware

  • Demonstrated well-developed communication and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to articulate clear decision making processes

  • Possess knowledge of relevant legislation, including National Standards, Palliative Care National Standards Assessment program, and Strengthening Palliative Care Policy and Strategic directions.

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, Jo O'Brien- Acting Nurse Unit Manager Home Nursing on 5761 4258.

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: Friday 8th December 2017 at 5.00pm.

/userfiles/HNS_Clinical Nurse Specialisr CNS Pall Care PD(YW11-YW12) Nov 2017.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

NURSE UNIT MANAGER – HOME NURSING SERVICES

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

Classification:  RN NUM Yr 1 (YZ11)

Benalla Health are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Nurse Unit Manager to head our Home Nursing Services.

The Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) Home and community nursing is responsible for ensuring the provision of high quality care to clients and their families through effective leadership, management of staff, and other resources.

The NUM is involved in the coordination and management of the budget, facilities and equipment, staff recruitment and retention, performance management, coordination of staff development programs and the management of portfolios.

The NUM will work as part of the senior management team and is a member of a number of strategic and important organisational meetings/groups. The incumbent is the point of contact for the Director Community Health regarding Department issues.

The NUM must also demonstrate appropriate expertise, act as a mentor and role model, and facilitate the development of clinical and management skills in staff.

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrate extensive experience in a community environment.

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

  • Competent in recruitment and selection practices in a public sector health environment.

  • Competent interpretation of current Enterprise Bargaining Agreement requirements.

  • Consolidated management experience

  • Possess knowledge of relevant legislation, including the national health reform, National Standards Assessment Program (Palliative Care), Palliative Care policy, Department of Veterans Affairs community Nursing Guidelines, Home and Community Care (HACC) Common Care Standards, Health Independence Programs, Activity Based Funding, National 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;

  • 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 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, Neil Stott- Director 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: Friday 8th December 2017 at 5.00pm.

/userfiles/NUM HNS (YZ11-YZ33) PD November 2017.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

General Practitioner Registrar - Obstetrics

Full-time position at GP Clinic

VMO position at Benalla Health

Commencement date negotiable

OPPORTUNITIES

Benalla Health and community’s clinics are seeking for Procedural General Practitioner (GP) in Obstetrics to complement the General Practice, Obstetrics and Specialty services. This is an opportunity to join the existing team of clinicians in growing and enhancing the healthcare services in a local community, in collaboration with Benalla Health, GP and Specialist VMOs, community services, and neighbouring health services. This will enhance the various specialties of services being offered to the region. Benalla Health currently has two operating theatres, three fully contained birthing suites, six urgent care beds, 40 inpatient beds, and is ‘Baby Friendly’ accredited. Further information about our health service is available at http://www.benallahealth.org.au/ .

The position offers successful candidates with the following work environment:

  • Well supported team of GPs, Specialists, Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health practitioners

  • 24 hours, 7 days a week Midwife coverage on-site

  • 24 hours, 7 days a week GP On-call and local coverage

  • Local GP Anaesthetics availability

  • Close network of support from neighbouring health services

  • Robust clinical governance supporting safe care provision, including regular clinical peer reviews with independent experts in the areas of Urgent Care, Medical, Anaesthetics, and Obstetrics

  • Training of GP / GP-Obstetrics / GP-Anaesthetics Registrar, and Interns

  • Attractive remuneration package with the respective clinic, and reimbursed medical indemnity for GP-Obstetrics

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates with the following background are encouraged to get in touch:

  • Current AHPRA Registration

  • Currently enrolled in Training for Fellowship with RACGP or ACRRM

  • Currently enrolled in training with JCCO (or equivalent), and supervision in C-sections

  • Recency of practice as per Clinical experience and RANZCOG CPD requirements

  • Participation in quality assurance activities

Other desirable attributes: energetic, highly motivated, excellent interpersonal communication skills, committed to providing quality health care experience, ongoing participation with continuing medical education and training of clinicians, ability and willingness to participate in on-call roster, commitment to professional development and willingness to participate in performance management programs.

Please refer to the Position Description for more details on this position and the organisational relationships.

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you meet the requirements, please send a cover letter, CV and relevant documents through to hr@benallahealth.org.au Applications close Friday 22nd December 2017 at 5.00pm

Salary, conditions of employment or practicing contracts will be negotiated. Successful applicants will be required to:

  • Complete appropriate joint credentialing requirements with Benalla Health and respective Clinics

  • Complete prescribed appointment procedures and orientation modules

  • Provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement

FURTHER ENQUIRIES

For further enquiries regarding Benalla Health, please contact Dr Ken Cheng, Director of Medical Services on Ken.Cheng@benallahealth.org.au .

For further enquiries regarding Obstetrics Service and Clinic, please contact Dr John Lambert, Chair of Medical Staff Group through janine@churchstreetsurgery.com.au .

/userfiles/GP Reg Obstetrics PD.pdf

 

General Practitioner - Obstetrics

Full-time position at GP Clinic

VMO position at Benalla Health

Commencement date negotiable

OPPORTUNITIES

Benalla Health and community’s clinics are seeking for Procedural General Practitioner (GP) in Obstetrics to complement the General Practice, Obstetrics and Specialty services. This is an opportunity to join the existing team of clinicians in growing and enhancing the healthcare services in a local community, in collaboration with Benalla Health, GP and Specialist VMOs, community services, and neighbouring health services. This will enhance the various specialties of services being offered to the region. Benalla Health currently has two operating theatres, three fully contained birthing suites, six urgent care beds, 40 inpatient beds, and is ‘Baby Friendly’ accredited. Further information about our health service is available at http://www.benallahealth.org.au/ .

The position offers successful candidates with the following work environment:

  • Well supported team of GPs, Specialists, Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health practitioners

  • 24 hours, 7 days a week Midwife coverage on-site

  • 24 hours, 7 days a week GP On-call and local coverage

  • Local GP Anaesthetics availability

  • Close network of support from neighbouring health services

  • Robust clinical governance supporting safe care provision, including regular clinical peer reviews with independent experts in the areas of Urgent Care, Medical, Anaesthetics, and Obstetrics

  • Training of GP / GP-Obstetrics / GP-Anaesthetics Registrar, and Interns

  • Attractive remuneration package with the respective clinic, and reimbursed medical indemnity for GP-Obstetrics

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates with the following background are encouraged to get in touch:

  • Current AHPRA Registration

  • Fellow of the RACGP or ACRRM

  • Completion of training with JCCO (or equivalent), and independence in C-sections

  • Recency of practice as per Clinical experience and RANZCOG CPD requirements

  • Participation in quality assurance activities

Other desirable attributes: energetic, highly motivated, excellent interpersonal communication skills, committed to providing quality health care experience, ongoing participation with continuing medical education and training of clinicians, ability and willingness to participate in on-call roster, commitment to professional development and willingness to participate in performance management programs.

Please refer to the Position Description for more details on this position and the organisational relationships.

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you meet the requirements, please send a cover letter, CV and relevant documents through to hr@benallahealth.org.au Applications close Friday 22nd December 2017 at 5.00pm

Salary, conditions of employment or practicing contracts will be negotiated. Successful applicants will be required to:

  • Complete appropriate joint credentialing requirements with Benalla Health and respective Clinics

  • Complete prescribed appointment procedures and orientation modules

  • Provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement

FURTHER ENQUIRIES

For further enquiries regarding Benalla Health, please contact Dr Ken Cheng, Director of Medical Services on Ken.Cheng@benallahealth.org.au .

For further enquiries regarding Obstetrics Service and Clinic, please contact Dr John Lambert, Chair of Medical Staff Group through janine@churchstreetsurgery.com.au .

/userfiles/GP Obstetrics PD .pdf

 

DISTRICT NURSE - GRADE 2 OR 3

Position Status: Permanent Part-Time (76 hours per fortnight)

Classification: RN G2 Dist Nurse (YQ1-YF6) - RN G3A Dist Nurse (YU1-YU2)

Benalla Health are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced District Nurse to work in our Home Nursing Team.

The 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 Successful applicant will need to be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Experience in Acute Nursing
  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications or prepared to work towards and obtain same
  • Experience in management of Wounds, Negative pressure wound therapy, Diabetes, Central Venous Access Devices, insertion of male and suprapubic Catheters, Stoma care,  use of Doppler and Visitrak
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in Chronic Disease client self-management, Health Behaviour Change, Client led Goal directed care planning, person centred care and ability to work within an Active Service Model framework
  • Demonstrated ability to use electronic communication, software systems and relevant hardware
  • Demonstrated well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate clear decision making processes
  • Possess knowledge of relevant standards, including Home and Community Care (HACC) Community Care Common Standards, Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) Guidelines for the provision of community nursing standards, National Standards

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

Successful applicants 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, Jo O'Brien, Acting Home Nursing Nurse Unit Manager on 5761 4258.

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: Friday 8th December 2017 at 5.00pm.

/userfiles/District Nurse RN Grade 2 (YQ1-YF6) PD Nov 2017.pdf

/userfiles/District Nurse RN Grade 3 (YU1-YU2) PD Nov 2017.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

DISTRICT NURSING ASSOCIATE NURSE UNIT MANAGER

Position Status: Permanent Part-time (64 Hours per Fortnight)

Classification: RN G4A Dist Nurse (YW17)

Benalla Health are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM) to work in our District Nursing team.

The Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM) is involved in the provision of high quality nursing care to clients and their families, 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 ANUM is responsible for the coordination and management of daily client visits of District Nurses, ensuring appropriately skilled nurses are allocated to provide client care.

The ANUM must demonstrate appropriate clinical expertise and act as a mentor and role model, and facilitate the development of clinical and management skills in other staff and students.

The ANUM assists the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) with staffing management, preparation of rosters, selection and recruitment, staff appraisal and other aspects of resource management.  The ANUM will carry out management of the Home Nursing Service in the absence of the NUM.

The Successful applicant will need to be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Substantial postgraduate Experience in Acute Nursing
  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications or prepared to work towards and obtain same
  • Demonstrated community nursing experience
  • Demonstrated ability in management of Wounds, Diabetes, use of Doppler, Visitrak, VAC, male and suprapubic Catheters, Stoma care.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in  Health Behaviour Change, Chronic Disease self-management, client led Goal directed care planning, person centred care and ability to work within an Active Service Model framework
  • Demonstrated ability to use electronic communication, software systems and relevant hardware
  • Demonstrated well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate clear decision making processes
  • Possess knowledge of relevant legislation including, Home and Community Care (HACC), Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP), Community Care Common Standards, Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) Guidelines for the provision of community nursing standards,  National Standards
  • Knowledge and commitment to Quality management processes
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage change.

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

Successful applicants 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, Jo O'Brien, Acting Nurse Unit Manager Home Nursing on 5761 4258.

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: Friday 8th December 2017 at 5.00pm.

/userfiles/HNS_RN ANUM GR4A PD (YW17_YW18) Nov 2017.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

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