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:
  • Care Coordinator - Chronic Disease Management (Health Independence Program) (Permanent Part-time Position Available)

  • Nurse Unit Manager - First Response Services (Permanent Full-time Position 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.

 

CARE COORDINATOR – CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT

(HEALTH INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM)

Position Status: Permanent Part-time (64 Hours Per Fortnight) EFT Negotiable

Classification: 

Allied Health Professional – Grade 2 (Physio/OT/Speech Pathologist/Dietitian/Social Worker/Podiatrist)

Or  Registered Nurse Grade 3B Community Health ZJ1/ZJ2                
Or  Pharmacist Grade 2 (SX2 – SX5)

Benalla Health is seeking to fill the position of Care Coordinator – Chronic Disease management to join our Health Independence Team. The Care Coordinator is involved in the provision of holistic assessment of clients, care coordination, and self-management coaching support to assist clients to achieve independence and lifestyle goals.  This includes support and education of both client and carer to assist in informed decision making processes and where necessary undertaking an advocacy role.

The Care Coordinator is expected to;

  • monitor client progress

  • evaluate care plans in liaison with GP’s and the multidisciplinary team

  • ensuring clear communication between services, preventing duplication of referrals and service delivery

  • Provide a contact point for all client care issues during the episode of care

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Previous postgraduate experience in chronic disease management and / or multidisciplinary team care programs in a community setting.

  • Demonstrated Health Behaviour Change, Chronic Disease self-management skills.

  • Care Coordination experience with knowledge of acute and tertiary subacute care systems.

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

  • Demonstrated well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Proven ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary environment with the ability to manage time and conflicting priorities.

Ideally the Successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of Health Independence Programs (HIP), including:

  • Post- Acute Care program (PACP),

  • Hospital Admission Risk Program HARP),

  • Sub-Acute Care Program (SACS).

  • Experience working in Orthopaedic, Cardiac or Pulmonary Rehabilitation programmes.

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 Jackson –Independence and Well-being Services Manager on 5761 2223.

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 30th October 2019 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/COMMHLTH_HIP Care Coordinator - Chronic Disease Mngt_PD_July 2019.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

NURSE UNIT MANAGER – FIRST RESPONSE SERVICES

(Urgent Care & After Hours Coordination)

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

Classification:  Nurse Manager 3 (NM11)

Benalla Health is seeking to fill the position of Nurse Unit Manager for our First Response Services. The role of the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) First Response Services is to be responsible for ensuring the provision of high quality, safe and evidence based practice across urgent care and after hour’s hospital coordination services through effective leadership and management of both staff and other resources.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to oversight and leadership of evidence based clinical practice; staff recruitment, retention and rostering; performance monitoring and management; fostering and facilitating a sense of team and teamwork; fostering and facilitating a values based culture that prioritises safety and an expectation of consistency in practice; coordination and leadership of unit based portfolios;  medical liaison; monitoring of the First Response Services budget and the oversight of the unit supplies and resources; and oversight of the maintenance of the unit facilities and equipment. 

The NUM will contribute to both unit and organisational clinical governance including ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, quality and safety standards, industrial agreements and organisational guiding statements and documents.

The NUM will also demonstrate appropriate expertise and leadership to both role model and mentor the attributes, behaviours, knowledge and skills reflective of best clinical practice and demonstration of organisational values.  The NUM First Response Services will liaise with, and support the Operational Director Continuum of Care, to achieve the organisational goals outlined within the Benalla Health Strategic, Clinical Services and Operational Plans.

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated clinical experience working in an emergency / urgent care setting

  • Demonstrated capacity to provide inspirational and strategic leadership

  • Demonstrated capacity to align teams to organisational values and behaviours.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of community and chronic disease policy, programs and funding.

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

  • Demonstrated ability to manage people, projects and services including achieving required funding timelines and accountabilities.

  • Demonstrated ability to implement and manage change

Ideally the candidate will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Post Graduate qualification relevant to emergency or critical care or working towards the same.

  • Post Graduate qualification – RIPERN.

  • Masters of Nurse Practitioner (Emergency) or working towards the same.

  • Post Graduate qualification relevant to public health.

  • Post Graduate qualifications in health administration or equivalent or working towards same.

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 16th October 2019 at 5.00pm.

/userfiles/UCC_NUM First Response Services_NM11_Sept 2019.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: Thursday 31st October 2019 at 5.00pm.

/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 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; 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: Thursday 7th November 2019 at 5.00pm.

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

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

Current Vacancies

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