Emergency Information

Benalla Health has casual positions available for registered nurses and midwives. Call our human resources team on (03) 5761 4368 or contact Operational Director Lisa Prior on (03) 5761 4750.
 
See below for current vacancies:
  • Clinical Care Coordinator (Permanent Full-time Position Available)

  • Acute Associate Nurse Unit Manager (Permanent Part-time Position Available)

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

  • After Hours Hospital Coordinator (Permanent Part-time Position 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.

 

CLINICAL CARE COORDINATOR – HOME NURSING & PALLIATIVE CARE SERVICES

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

Classification:  RN ANUM Yr 1-2 (YW11-12)

Benalla Health is seeking to fill the position of Clinical Care Coordinator in our Home Nursing and Palliative Care services Team. The Clinical Care Coordinator is responsible for the provision of high quality and safe nursing care to allocated clients including providing health education, health promotion, assisting clients with goal setting and achievement and working with other health care providers to ensure care is person centre, consistent and coordinated.

The Clinical Care Coordinator will lead home nursing and palliative care intake and the daily allocation including delegation of care and supervision and/or management of client lists. They will monitor and foster consistency in clinical practice. They will liaise with nursing, medical and allied health staff as well as any relevant external service providers and/or stakeholders in management and care of home nursing and palliative care clients.

The Clinical Care Coordinator will liaise with, and support the Manager Healthy Ageing and will work in collaboration with Health Ageing leadership team to achieve the Health Ageing Service goals outlined within the Benalla Health Strategic, Clinical Services and Operational Plans. They will assist NUM in unit clinical governance including assisting with the investigation of incidents; compliance with service audit schedule; leading activities and updating unit quality improvement register; developing and/or reviewing guiding documents; monitoring outcome measures; and reporting on performance targets. The Clinical Care Coordinator will be responsible for delegated portfolios and/or projects. They will assist the NUM with monitoring, maintenance and ordering of supplies and equipment; the completion of annual staff performance appraisals and mandatory training; and will participate on recruitment selection panels as required.

The Clinical Care Coordinator will represent NUM Healthy Ageing on organisational, unit and/or external committees as delegated. They will facilitate home nursing and palliative team meetings and communication and as required, will act in the role of NUM Healthy Ageing in their absence. The Clinical Care Coordinator will act as a role model for behaviours that reflect the values of Benalla Health. They also support and role model a commitment to lifelong learning through the development of professional practice skills in self and others including novices. 

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated recent experience in clinical nursing relevant to role

  • Demonstrated experience in building, influencing and/or leading teams including allocation of duties; clinical supervision and mentoring; shared problem solving; conflict resolution; and provision of feedback.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary evidence based advanced and/or chronic, complex wound management including compression therapy

  • Demonstrated knowledge of end of life care including palliative pain management and experience with a variety of vascular access devices

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

  • Demonstrated knowledge of, commitment to and participation in quality systems and processes including monitoring outcomes against relevant quality standards; data collection and analysis; and meeting timelines and accountabilities against key performance indicators.

  • Demonstrated ability to adopt, implement and/or manage change

Ideally the candidate will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Post Graduate qualification relevant to Wound Management or working towards the same;

  • Post Graduate qualification relevant to Palliative Care or Oncology or working towards the same;

  • Post Graduate qualification in chronic disease management

  • Experience in Home Nursing Services

  • Experience in Palliative or Oncology Nursing Services.

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 26th June 2019 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

/userfiles/Clinical Care Coordinator_HNS_Pall Care_Healthy Ageing (YW11) PD June 2019.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: Friday 26th July 2019 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/UCC_ANUM UCC (YW11-YW12) PD July 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: Friday 26th July 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 Part-time (32 hours per fortnight)

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: Friday 26th July 2019 at 9.00am.

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

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

Current Vacancies

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