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PHYSIOTHERAPIST

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

Classification:  Physiotherapist Grade 2 Yr 1-4 (VB1-VB4) 

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

Working as part of a multi-disciplinarily team and in accordance with the objectives of the Benalla Health Operational Plan, this position is required to co-ordinate, deliver and evaluate effective  interventions that prevent or manage acute, sub- acute or chronic disease or injury within Benalla Health and other contracted service sites.

The Physiotherapist will be responsible for:

•Management of all referred clients from general inpatients, outpatients, aged care units and other contracted service sites.

•Supervise students as appropriate to qualifications and perform work that requires specialist knowledge depending experience and allied health discipline

•Liaison with other members of the patient management team, including medical officers, nurse unit manager and other allied health professionals.

•Education of hospital staff to carry out appropriate treatment plans to achieve overall health care plan goals.

•Attendance at relevant discharge planning or scrum meetings.

•Appropriate recording of all treatment sessions in medical records.

•Appropriate recording of statistics according to department protocols.

•Ability to appropriately delegate tasks to Allied Health Assistants.

•Sound ability to carry out assessment and choose appropriate treatment techniques.

•Ability to perform all electrotherapy techniques within safety guidelines as applicable to incumbent’s allied health discipline parameters.

•Good communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment.

•Mentor students and staff as required

•To assist in planning, implement and supervise interventions to referred inpatients and outpatients.

•To participate and deliver educational programs when required.To assist with the supervision and provide an educative environment for students on placement.

•To attend relevant meetings when required, representing the allied health/community health department. Ensure relevant information is presented at clinical meetings as required and requested.

•To participate in the organisations Health Promotion plan and speak at Community Groups / Sessions as required.

•To provide the required data pertinent to the operations of the department.

•Actively participate in quality improvement activities and contribute toward organisation wide accreditation compliance as required.

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

•Registration with AHPRA Registration Board of Victoria or ESSA

•A degree in Physiotherapy.

•Consolidated experience in the field of Physiotherapy

•Demonstrate written and verbal communication skills

•Effective interpersonal skills

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

•Computer applications skills

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

•Demonstrated ability to operate with minimal supervision and show high levels of initiative.

•Proven ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

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: Merryn Howell – Manager Healthy Lifestyles 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: Wednesday 10th July 2019 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/PHYSIO_Physiotherapist Grade 2_VB1-4_April 2019.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

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:
  • Physiotherapist - Allied Health (Permanent Part-Time)

  • Administration Officer - Gap Year Program (Temporary Part-time Position Available)

  • Registered Nurse Grade 2 - Urgent Care Centre (Permanent Hours-Up to full-time Available)

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

  • Direct Entry / Duel Registered Midwives (Permanent Positions 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.

 

ADMINISTRATION OFFICER – GAP YEAR PROGRAM

Position Status: Temporary Part-time (35 hours per fortnight) February 2020 – February 2021.

Classification:  Administrative Worker Grade 1A (HS1A)

Benalla Health is seeking an Administration Officer for a Gap Year Position. Applicants must be enrolled and have deferred their studies. The primary role of the Administration Support Officer (Gap Year Program) is to undertake general administration duties and other relevant tasks as directed in the area of employment in a timely and courteous manner.

The Administration Officer will be required to: 

  • Comply with the “Behavioural Outcomes” for this role

  • Will be on a gap year from Feb 2020 until Feb 2021 and will be undertaking/continuing an undergraduate degree at end of the year of their employment (GAP YEAR) 
  • Provide evidence of enrollment to university in 2021
  • Have the ability to work flexible hours
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a professional team.
  • Ability to learn a variety of skills and tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Have a commitment to a high level of customer service and satisfaction.
  • Demonstrate Competence with computers and software programs.
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to work within guidelines
  • Good time management skills, able to work with minimal supervision and to meet timelines / deadlines.
  • Has attributes in line with the organisation’s values.
  • Proven ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Current Drivers Licence and own reliable transport.

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to work individually and as part of a professional team.
  • Ability to learn a variety of skills and tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Commitment to a high level of customer service and satisfaction.
  • Demonstrated Competence with computers and software programs.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to work within guidelines
  • Good time management skills, able to work with minimal supervision and to meet timelines / deadlines.
  • Has attributes in line with the organisations values.
  • Proven ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

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: Anne-Marie Kerr – Operational Director – Performance Improvement on 5761 4256.

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 26th November 2019 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/EDUCATION_Admin Officer Gap Year Program - BH NHW_HS1A_Nov 2019.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

DIRECT ENTRY/DUAL REGISTERED MIDWIVES & CLINICAL MIDWIFE SPECIALIST

Position Status:  Permanent Positions Available. Start Date Negotiable.

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 and Clinical Midwife specialists.  

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; Gabrielle Robinson – Impatient Services 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.

Suitable Applicants will be reviewed and interviewed upon application.

Applications Close: Monday 9th December 2019 at 5.00pm.

/userfiles/MID_Midwife_RN (YS2-YS11) PD March 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: Lisa Pryor – Operational Director – Continuum of Care on 5761 4750.

Benalla Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong commitment to Child Safety. This includes establishing and maintaining child safe and child friendly environments.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please forward your application including a cover letter, resume, Key Selection Criteria address and the completed Benalla Health "Application for Employment" form to: hr@benallahealth.org.au 

All Applicants must complete the Benalla Health Application for Employment form, address the Key Selection Criteria and have read the Benalla Health Values Brochure.

Incomplete Applications will not be considered.

Suitable Applicants will be reviewed and interviewed upon application.

Applications Close: Monday 2nd December 2019 at 9.00am.

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

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

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