Quick Links
Position Details
Peninsula Health


Reference Number 22640
Position Title Registered Nurse
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Location Frankston Hospital
Advertisement text Position Summary
A position exists in the Child & Adolescent Unit for a Registered Nurse with paediatric experience on a Permanent Part Time basis. The Unit consists of 15 beds which cares for babies, children & adolescents with medical & surgical conditions.

The Registered Nurse (RN) is a valued and integral member of the Peninsula Health multidisciplinary team demonstrating flexibility in caring for patients and their families across the organisation.

Key Responsibilities:
- Assess, plan, implement, evaluate and document comprehensive nursing care within the area in accordance with evidence based best practice standards and Peninsula Health Values.
- Ensure the safety of the public, patients and staff in relation to the provision of a safe environment from both OH&S and Infection Control Perspectives.
- Complete all mandatory training as per hospital policy and participate in organised training and development activities.
- Assist in the orientation of new staff and the supervision and instruction of students.

Essential Criteria:
- Registered Nurse with current AHPRA registration.
- Completion of a graduate year program or equivalent.
- Previous Acute Care experience.
- Demonstrated commitment to delivering high quality outcomes for consumers.
- Demonstrated clinical knowledge and skills commensurate with experience and scope of practice.
- Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
- Able to use basic computer software applications.
- Prepares written documentation using clear, concise and grammatically correct language.
- Communicates well with and relates to consumers from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Paediatric experience (Desirable)

Benefits:
- Supportive and dynamic team environment.
- Education opportunities.
- Salary packaging benefits.

How to apply
To apply, please click on the APPLY NOW button to forward you current resume and covering letter for consideration

Other Information
• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.
Selection Criteria Desirable: Registered Nurse with AHPRA Previous Acute nursing experience Previous Paediatric experience
Contact Person Helen Hutchins
Contact Number 97847460
Alternate Contact Person Caroline McInnes
Alternate Contact Number 97847460
Closing Date 21/01/2018
Position Description Registered Nurse Paediatrics 31 July 2017.pdf