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INTERPROFESSIONAL CLINICAL EDUCATOR

Position Status: Permanent Part Time Hours Available

Classification:  RN G4A Teacher

Benalla Health offers a work environment that encourages innovation and excellence. We support staff to achieve best practice outcomes for our community by ensuring that all staff has access to an interactive education program. Benalla Health is seeking suitably qualified and experienced Registered Nurse Clinical Educator to join our Performance Improvement team.

Responsibilities of the clinical educator include clinical teaching; professional leadership and professional practice development.

Responsibilities relate to the suite of Benalla Health Clinical Education Programs. Specific portfolios are allocated/confirmed annually. Educator portfolio’s include:

Work experience

VETiS program

Undergraduate student placement program across all disciplines and services

Early graduate nursing program

Mandatory and/or Required competency program

Staff Education Calendar including in services, workshops, simulated learning, eLearning and web based activity development.

Clinical portfolio/train-the-trainer program such as patient handling, BLS/ALS, vascular access

Post graduate student placement programs

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

Clinical Teaching

Contribute to development, delivery and evaluation of

Staff orientation program

Mandatory competency program

Required training program

workforce capability and capacity evaluation and advancement

Mentoring of Clinical Support staff

Contribution to/delivery of relevant in-service, workshop and other education activities

Delivery of/contribution to organisational train-the-training programs

Delivery of/contribution to sessional teaching programs

Development and review of eLearning resources

Training reports and performance data analytics

Professional Leadership

Support/contribute to organisational workforce recruitment and retention strategies as required

Assist Operational Director for Performance Improvement to identify education needs, plan annual education calendar and evaluate education services

Contribute to development, maintenance and review of electronic learning and practice development resources

Support /contribute to initiatives fostering partnerships in education and training including support regional initiatives and training programs as directed

Contributes to service data collection, records management and data analysis related to education and service performance.

Support/contribute to performance management frameworks and processes

Role models a commitment to continuing professional development

Role models adoption of technology supported learning and practice development opportunities

Role models compliance with legislative requirements and managing work practices in accordance with award agreements

Role models compliance with organisational policies, guidelines and risk management practices

Professional Practice Development

Facilitates best practice in clinical learning environments

Practices learner and patient centric service

Facilitates understanding and integration of evidence based clinical practice

Contribute to development and maintenance of clinical practice policy and guideline documents.

Contributes in and/or leads organisational action groups

Contributes to organisational clinical governance

Contributes to organisational and unit based quality activities

Promotes/contributes to research

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:

Anne-Marie Kerr – Operational Performance Improvement on 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: Monday 3 February 2020 at 9.00am.

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

/userfiles/EDUCATION_Interprofessional Clinical Educator_YW4_May 2018.doc.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 Pryor on (03) 5761 4750.
 
See below for current vacancies:
  • Food Services Assistant (Permanent Hours)

  • ANUM Healthy Aging (Permanent Hours)

  • Clinical Project Officer (Temporary Full-time)

  • Physiotherapist (Permanent Hours)

  • After Hours Coordinator (Permanent Hours Available)

  • Associate Nurse Unit Manager and Registered Nurse Grade 2  - Urgent Care Centre (Permanent Hours Available)

  • Direct Entry / Duel Registered Midwives (Permanent Positions Available)

  • Urgent Care Registered Nurses (Permanent Positions Available)

  • Graduate Registered Nurse/Midwife Dual Degree (12 month Graduate Position)

  • 2020 Transition to Practice Enrolled Nurse Program (6 month Graduate Position)

  • Enrolled Nurse Refresher Program (Varied hours)

  • Housekeeping Assistant (Casual 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.

 

Associate Nurse Unit Manager - Morrie Evans Wing

Position Status:  Permanent (1.2 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.

/userfiles/MEW_ANUM_YW11-YW12_Sep 2019.pdf

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

FOOD SERVICES ASSISTANT

Position Status:  Permanent Part-time (32 hours per fortnight)

Classification:  Food & Domestic Assistant (HA1)

Benalla Health is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Food Services Assistant to join our Catering team.

The Food Services Assistant is required to assist in the preparation, presentation and service of meals to patients, staff, meals on wheels and for special functions as required. This position requires flexibility in that the shifts required are 7 days a week. The organisation we will endeavour to meet individual preferences and needs however the incumbent acknowledges that this may not be possible in all instances. The incumbent must be willing to work in different areas to meet patient / resident/client needs.

The Successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Successful completion of Food Handlers course.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients, residents, visitors and staff at all levels.

  • Experience in food preparation and service delivery.

  • Maintain a high level of personal hygiene and grooming.

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare, plate and present meals.

Ideally applicants will have previous experience in the hospitality/commercial cooking environment and be Able to demonstrate basic knowledge of food hygiene and infection control.

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; Deb Corcoran – Food Services Coordinator on 5761 4742.

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 28th February 2020 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/Food Services Assistant Catering (HA1) PD July 2017.pdf

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

After Hours Coordinator

Reference #: AHCFT | Applications close: Friday 30 January 2020

Position Status: Permanent (0.8 EFT)

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.

Applications Close: Friday 30 January 2020

/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

 

PHYSIOTHERAPIST

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

Classification:  Physiotherapist Grade 1 or 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: Monday 3 February 2020 at 9.00am.

/userfiles/PHYSIO_Physiotherapist Grade 2_VB1-4_April 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: David Briggs – Nurse Unit Manager, First Response Services 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: 31 January 2020.

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

/userfiles/Application for Employment.pdf

 

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