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 Pryor on (03) 5761 4750.
 
See below for current vacancies:
  • Registered Nurse - Urgent Care Centre (Permanent Hours)

  • Clinical Care Coordinator (Permanent Hours)

  • Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Acute (Temporary Hours)

  • Intake Clinician (Permanent Hours)

  • Personal Care Worker (Casual Hours)

  • Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Residential Aged Care (Permanent Hours)

  • After Hours Coordinator (Permanent Hours)

  • Direct Entry / Duel Registered Midwives (Permanent Hours)

  • Occupational Therapist (Temporary Part-time)

  • Graduate Registered Nurse/Midwife (dual degree) (Permanent Hours)

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.

 

Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Acute

Classification: YW11 - YW12

Postion Status: Temporary Hours - 0.6 FTE

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM) will:

  • Support nursing and midwifery services within the organisation.

  • Mentor and lead 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 on a daily basis.

  • 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 ward, demonstrating effective leadership.

  • In the absence of the NUM, carry out day to day management of the ward.

  • Assist the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) in allocating appropriately skilled nurses to provide patient care.

  • Assist 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.

  • To act as Grade 5 after Hours Coordinator as and when required in absence of a rostered ADON.

  • Maintain competence in nursing practice as measured by the Australian National Competency Standards for the Registered Nurse.

  • Comply with all organisational policies and procedures.

  • Educate and direct staff to adhere to nursing policies and procedures.

  • Deliver excellent nursing care in accordance with Organisational values and policies and procedures.

  • Promote the Benalla Health’s Values and Code of Conduct through your practise and encourage the same in colleagues.

  • Assist the Unit Manager to work within the unit budget, and when appropriate, taking corrective action.

  • Take responsibility for managing delegated management portfolios.

  • Actively contribute to Discharge Planning of patients.

  • Counsel patients and provide 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 out 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.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Achievement of Registered Nurse competencies in accordance with criteria as prescribed by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA)

  • Demonstrated 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.

  • Recency of practice in regard to Advanced Life Support skills and No Lift Policies.

  • 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 (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; Gabrielle Robinson – Nurse Unit Manager - Acute on (03) 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: Friday 24th April, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

/userfiles/ACUTE_ Acute ANUM (YW11-YW12) PD May 2018.pdf

Clinical Care Coordinator - Residential Aged Care

Classification: YW11 - YW12

Postion Status: Permanent Hours - 0.8 - 1.0 FTE

This role 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;
  • Acts in higher duties as and when required including
    • Grade 5 Nursing Coordinator in the absence of the rostered Operational Director or Hospital Coordinator. Refer Schedule 1: The Specific Responsilbities of a temporary / acting Hospital Coordinator
    • Leave relief roster for Nursing Unit Manager – Healthy Ageing.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate:

  • Registered Nurse Division 1

  • Current Nurses Registration (AHPRA)

  • Registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and meet the NMBA’s professional standards.

  • Current Police Check.

  • Current Working with Childrens Check

Ideally applicants will have substantial post basic clinical experience in Aged Care Nursing, post basic qualifications in aged care (or working towards) and knowledge and understanding of Aged Care Funding Instruments.

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; Kate Marshall – Nurse Unit Manager - Healthy Aging on (03) 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: Friday 17th April, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

/userfiles/MEW_Clinical Care Coordinator_YW11-YW12_Apr 2020.pdf

 

Registered Nure - Urgent Care Centre

Classification: YP3-YP11

Postion Status: Permanent Hours - up to full-time

Position Summary:

  • Providing high quality nursing care to patients and supervising specialist care delivered by other staff;

  • Coordinating specialised aspects of care provided to patients on a daily basis;

  • Counselling patients, providing health education - especially in relation to the speciality;

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

  • Participating 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.

  • Level of clinical practice reflects level of remuneration i.e. higher level of skill than would be expected of Grade 2 nurses, but less than Grade 3 positions.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • 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 Health reform,  National Standards and Aged Care Standards
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver of 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

The successful applicant (upon appointment) will be required to complete a National Police Records Check and Working with Children's Check for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

For more information regarding the role contact; David Briggs, Nurse Unit Manager - Urgent Care Centre on (03) 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 resume, 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, and have read the Benalla Health Values Brochure.

Incomplete Applications will not be considered.

Applications Close: Monday 20th April, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

/userfiles/Acute RN Grade 2 (YP2 - YP11) PD_March 2019.pdf

Occupational Therapist - Grade 1, Year 5 or Grade 2

Classification: Occupational Therapist Grade 1 (VE7 – AF14)

Position Status:  Temporary (maternity leave) position (40 hours p/fortnight)

This position offers the opportunity to develop clinical and management skills within this acute, residential and community health service.  The department caseload includes orthopaedic rehabilitation, medical / surgical inpatients, outpatients, CHSP and HACC-PYP, planned activities group, residential Aged Care facility, community and NDIS services, and service to the Health Independence Programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:        

In accordance with the objectives of the health service and Healthy Communities department, to coordinate, implement and evaluate effective occupational therapy services within Benalla Health and other contracted services.

Caseload

  • To plan, implement and supervise occupational therapy intervention to referred inpatients and outpatients.

  • Conduct tests to assess functional, emotional, psychological, developmental and physical capabilities.

  • Plan and direct specific therapeutic programs for individuals using vocational (jobs or careers), recreational, remedial, social and educational activities.

  • Select and design a variety of activities that improve an affected movement or function and help individuals to regain personal care skills, such as eating and dressing.

  • Assist people to gain or regain skills in social, leisure and work environments through graded individual or group therapy and activity programs.

  • Monitor the progress of individuals and assist with the coordination of an effective health team.

  • Design and modify the everyday environment of clients to allow for better access and independence.

  • Advise on the use of specialised equipment, such as home modifications, adapted kitchen utensils, wheelchairs and other assistive techniques, which help people within their environment.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA:

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

  • Clinical experience in a variety of Occupational Therapy areas, across the continuum of care

  • Experience in Microsoft Windows applications

  • 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 (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; Merryn Howell – Manager Healthy Lifestyles on (03) 5761 2237.

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 20th April, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

/userfiles/OT_Occ Therapist Grade 1_VE7-AF14_Mar 2020.docx.pdf

/userfiles/OT_Occ Therapist Grade 2_VF6-VF9_Mar 2020.docx.pdf

Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Residential Aged Care

Position Status:  Permanent (up to 1.0 FTE - hours negotiable)

Classification:  RN ANUM Year 1 – 2 (YW11 to YW12)

Benalla Health is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Associate Nurse Unit Manager to join our Healthy Aging team.

The Associate Nurse Unit Manager role has the following requirements:

  • 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:

  • Registered Nurse Division 1

  • Current Nurses Registration (AHPRA)

  • Registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and meet the NMBA’s professional standards.

  • Current Police Check.

  • Current Working with Childrens Check

In addition to BH Mandatory competencies:

  • Hand Hygiene

  • Elder abuse

  • Dental care

  • Wound management care

  • Infusion Driver

  • Drug calculations – Adult – General

  • Minimizing Falls and Harm from Falls

Ideally applicants will have substantial post basic clinical experience in Aged Care Nursing, post basic qualifications in aged care (or working towards) and knowledge and understanding of Aged Care Funding Instruments.

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; Kate Marshall – Nurse Unit Manager - Healthy Aging on (03) 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: Tuesday 14th April, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

/userfiles/MEW_ANUM_YW11-YW12_Sep 2019.pdf

/userfiles/BH Application for Employment Form Feb 2016.pdf

Intake Clinician

Classification: RN Grade 2 Yr 3 or AHP1 Grade 1 Yr 4 (VB1-VB4)

Postion Status: Permanent Hours Available (0.8 - 1.0 FTE - hours negotiable)

The position is part of a multi-disciplinary team and works in accordance with the objectives of the Benalla Health Operational Plan. This role will support the operational performance of the Healthy Communities Department by providing a single point of intake, monitoring clients, reduce waiting times, and improve client outcomes through early intervention and referral.

The position is required to hold a caseload of brief intervention clients until service specific care is facilitated, including liaison with family members or other professionals to help inform recommendations and referrals for optimal service. In addition, the Intake Clinician will provide support to the Operational Director Healthy Communities in performance data collection, analysis and reporting.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Provide inclusive person centred care that is holistic, goal centred and outcome focussed

  • Undertake and or coordinate all intake processes for Healthy Communities services including liaison with point of referral, receipt of referrals, confirmation of program eligibility, triage and initial needs assessment, and determining priority of access

  • Liaison with other health professionals and where appropriate facilitate further referrals

  • Timely communication of referral outcomes back to the source

  • Attendance at relevant discharge planning and scrum meetings.

  • Regular contact and monitoring of clients waiting for service specific care

  • Use clinical judgment, priority of access tools and liaison with the relevant clinicians to ensure timely service delivery where client needs have changed

  • Accurate recording and reporting of statistics according to department protocols and funding agreement accountability guidelines

  • Provide regular and timely departmental performance analysis reports pertinent to the operations of the department.

  • Be an organisational resource for clinicians regarding intake processes and procedures, Healthy Communities data, databases and activity reports

  • Actively contribute to the Healthy Communities team and the achievement of organisational goals

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

Meet organisational expectations regarding professional accountability, performance and development including; demonstrating commitment to modelling Benalla Health values, understanding their role within clinical governance, Hardwiring Excellence and maintaining professional standards and evidence based practice relevant to the incumbents clinical discipline.

Key Selection Critieria:

  • Qualification in nursing or allied health professional discipline with current registration with AHPRA or relevant professional body

  • Consolidated experience in the relevant field of practice with demonstrated experience in clinical assessment and triage

  • Experience working in community based services

  • Demonstrate written and verbal communication skills with proven ability to effectively liaise with internal and external customers at all levels.

  • Information technology skills including data analysis, reporting, database applications and proficiency with Microsoft Office

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

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

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; Sue Wilson, Executive Director Clinical Services on (03) 5761 4209.

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 9th April, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

/userfiles/COMMHLTH_Intake Clinician_RN_G2Y3 or AHP1_G1Y4_Mar 2020.pdf

 

Personal Care Worker

Classification: PCW Grade 2 (CW1) or Grade 3 (WP1)

Postion Status: Casual Hours

The Personal Care Worker (PCW) position is a clinical role responsible for providing high quality personal care to care recipients and clients at Benalla Health. Operating under the direction of a Registered Nurse or supervisor, this position is required to specifically assist Care Recipients with regards to their Activities of Daily Living and ensure their Social and Spiritual wellbeing.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provides personal care of individuals and groups within their scope of practice, knowledge and competency under the guidance of Care Plans determined by the Registered Nurse

  • Appropriate assessment tools are used effectively

  • Deviations or changes in a Care Recipients normal condition, including vital observations which may indicate deterioration, are reported promptly to the Team Leader

  • Contributes towards the collection of information used to create a plan of care in consultation with the Registered Nurse, care recipient and relevant others and identifies expected outcomes, including a timeframe

  • Responds to Care Recipients educational needs, referring to others where necessary

  • Planned care is implemented, and effectiveness reported to the RN / Team Leader

  • Undertake and be accountable for additional responsibility either individually or as part of a team/work group/committee

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Experience and/or knowledge in the care of care recipients of a residential aged care environment

  • Relevant qualifications

  • Demonstrated effective organisational skills.

  • Demonstrated well-developed communication and interpersonal skills

  • Possess knowledge of relevant legislation, including Aged Care Standards and National Standards

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver of excellent clinical care in accordance with Benalla Health philosophy, policies and procedures.

  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to work independently of others under the supervision of a nurse

  • An ability to represent a care recipient and act as an advocate

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentially

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; Wayne Sullivan - Home Nursing and Palliative Care Service Supervisor on (03) 5761 4254.

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 14th April, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

After Hours Coordinator

Position Status: Permanent (0.8 FTE)

Classification: AHC (RN Grade 5)

Benalla Health are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced After Hours Coordinator. The Successful applicant will need to be have a current registration with AHPRA and have their Registered Nurse Qualification. We are seeking an AHC with demonstrated extensive clinical expertise in an acute environment, have a 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, demonstrated ability to articulate clear decision making processes, and demonstrated ability to lead and manage change taking into consideration the appropriate consultative process and operational requirements.

Benalla Health is proud of their reputation, working conditions, values and the benefits offered to staff, including; Salary Packaging, Free Overnight Accommodation Available, Employee Assistance Program and Professional Development Scholarships.

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

All Benalla Health Employees are required to undergo a National Police Records Check upon appointment.

For more information regarding the role, contact; David Briggs; Nurse Unit Manager, First Response Services on 5761 4262

Benalla Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 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: Open and interviewed on application

/userfiles/Files/Application for Employment.pdf

/userfiles/After Hours Coordinator ZB5 RN Grade 5_PD Sept 2018.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: Open and interviewed on application

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

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

Dual Degree Registered Nurse/Midwife Graduate Position

Position Status: Temporary part-time (64 hours per fortnight)

The successful applicant will be a part of the Central Hume Graduate Nurse Program. The Central Hume Graduate Nurse Program (CHGNP) is a collaboration between Benalla Health, Northeast Health Wangaratta, Mansfield District Hospital, Tallangatta Health, Yarrawonga Health and Cooinda Village.

The CHGNP offers an ongoing professional development program aimed at assisting early graduates to transition to the workplace. The professional development program includes a comprehensive study day program targeting the core goals of the program.

Benalla Health’s Graduate Nurse Program is a unique and exciting program designed to expose first year Registered Nurses/Midwives to a diverse range of clinical experiences. We aim to ensure our graduates are able to effectively manage the responsibilities and routine contingencies of clinical nursing in a safe, timely and professional manner.

The CHGNP goals are:

•Demonstration of systematic clinical assessment and decision making skills, necessary for safe effective care of the acutely ill patient and the critically ill patient

•To practise collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team in a culturally safe manner, valuing ethical behaviour and connecting across boundaries

•Developing confidence in clinical communication

•Demonstration of a comprehensive knowledge of the rationales, effects and implications of therapeutic interventions relevant to care of the critically ill patient

•Evaluation of your own communication practice and leadership using reflective and critical thinking processes

The successful applicant will be employed 0.4 EFT Acute Ward and 0.4 EFT Midwifery Ward and rotate between both departments.

Selection criteria

  1. Letter of application
  2. Completed Benalla Health Application for Employment Form
  3. CV, including placement history and two health professional/clinical referees (please include their work email addresses) i.e. clinical placement facilitator, manager from current healthcare related workplace (if relevant)
  4. Most recent academic transcript with results legend
  5. Passport-sized photograph
  6. Two most recent clinical placement reports - must be inclusive of interim and final reports & may include 2nd or 3rd year reports

Please send these to the Education and Research Unit to the postal address listed below.

All application letters should be addressed to Stephanie Johnson, Education and Research Manager.

Applications close Friday 17th April, 2020 at 5:00pm

For further information contact:

Stephanie Johnson, Clinical Nurse Educator, Graduate Programs Coordinator

Phone: 03 5761 4378

Email: stephanie.johnson@benallahealth.org.au

Address:  45-63 Coster Street, BENALLA, VIC, 3672

Postal Address:  PO Box 406, BENALLA, VIC, 3672

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