CURRENT VACANCIES

Nurse Unit Manager - Perioperative Services

Classification: Nurse Manager 3 (NM11)

Postion Status: Permanent Hours - Full-time

Position Summary:

The role of the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) Perioperative Services is to be responsible for ensuring the provision of high quality, safe and evidence based practice across perioperative, sterile supply, day procedure and infection control 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 perioperative services budget and the oversight of unit supplies and resources; and oversight of the maintenance of 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 Perioperative 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.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrated clinical experience working in the perioperative 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

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; Lisa Pryor, Operational Director - Continuum of Care on (03) 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: employment@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: Friday 17th July, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

/userfiles/Perioperative Services NUM (NM11) PD_ April 2019.pdf

 


Pharmacy Intern

Postion Status: Full time,  temporary (12 months)

Classification: Pharmacy Intern (SQ1)

Start date: 7 December 2020 (in order to participate in the collaborative training program with interns based at nearby Northeast Health Wangaratta)

Benalla Health is seeking a Pharmacy Intern for a hospital-based internship during 2021.  The position offers the successful graduate an innovative internship as we partner with our close neighbours at Northeast Health Wangaratta, the larger referral health service for our region, a short 25-minute drive away. 

The Pharmacy Intern will work closely with the Pharmacist in Charge, the part-time Clinical Pharmacist and the rostered Pharmacy Technician to deliver all aspects of Benalla Health’s pharmacy service.  In addition to teachings provided by Benalla Health staff, the Pharmacy Intern will participate in the Tutorial Program delivered by credentialed Clinical Pharmacy Educators based at Northeast Health Wangaratta (see “NHW and BENH Pharmacy Intern 2021 DRAFT Tutorial Timetable).  Most of these tutorials will be accessed “face-to-face” using the Microsoft Teams videoconferencing platform, and some will be accessed “in-person” during rotations at Northeast Health Wangaratta. 

Applications open on 22 July 2020 and close on 5 August 2020.  Refer to https://www.shpa.org.au/interns/vic for details on how to apply.

Full details: Description of Pharmacy Intern position 2021

Other documentation:

 


After Hours Coordinator

Position Status: Permanent (1.1 FTE available)

Classification: AHC (ZB5)

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 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; David Briggs; 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: employment@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 and Contract 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.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • 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.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • 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 deliver excellent person centred nursing care in accordance with BH nursing values

  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to work independently of others, policies and procedures

  • 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; Nurse Unit Manager, Impatient Services 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: employment@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/MID_Midwife_RN (YS2-YS11) PD March 2018.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 


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.

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