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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 24320
Position Title Registered Nurse
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Limited Term Full Time, Limited Term Part Time
Location Frankston Hospital
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• Ideal opportunity to develop your career
• Mornington Peninsula Location
• Develop your Talent and Capabilities within a Supportive Supervision Structure
with Specifically Trained ED Nurse Educators


About Peninsula Health
Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

For more information on Peninsula health please feel welcome to visit our website http://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/

Position Summary
The Registered Nurse (RN) is a valued and integral member of the Emergency Department multidisciplinary team, demonstrating adaptability and resilience in caring for patients and their families in a dynamic environment.

The Emergency RN works competently within their scope of practice to deliver safe, evidence based, specially skilled person centred care to achieve optimal health outcomes or a dignified death

The Frankston Emergency Department is a dynamic and fast paced environment with a strong emphasis on team work and support. We have dedicated ED educators and opportunity for gaining post graduate qualifications.

The current Emergency Department opened in February 2015 and has approximately 73,000 presentations per year, with 20% of these being paediatric presentations. The Emergency Department has 5 state of the art resuscitation bays including a class-N negative pressure room. It also has 4 specialised paediatric cubicles with a separated waiting room and 32 Emergency Short Stay beds. We use the clinical system FirstNet for all documentation, assessments and medication ordering and administration.

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.
• Demonstrated clinical knowledge and skills commensurate with experience and scope of practice in the specialty of Emergency or Critical Care
• Completion of a graduate year program or equivalent experience
• Demonstrated commitment to delivering high quality outcomes for consumers.
• 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.

Benefits
• Salary Packaging
• Parking – On-site, low cost parking facilities at all sites
• Education - An extensive range of short courses and study days are available, as well as ward-based in-service sessions and general and specialist Nurse Educators to provide clinical support in all areas.
• Monash Fitness Centre Memberships

How to apply

To apply for this position via Seek, please click on 'Apply for this Position' which will re-direct you to our careers page. From our Careers page, to apply or to continue with your application from Seek please click on 'Apply Now' and follow the below steps to finalise your application:

Existing Account Users:
1. Click 'Sign in' and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

New Account Users:
1. Click 'Register' to create an account
2. Once registered, click 'Sign in' in the top right hand corner
3. Type in the reference number (located at the top of the ad)
4. Re click 'Apply Now’ and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

If you experience any issues signing in or registering to our careers page, please feel welcome to contact our HR Hotline on 03 9784 2700.

If you have any questions specific to the positon you are applying for, please feel welcome to contact the hiring manager via the contact details below

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.
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Selection Criteria Essential: Are you a Registered/ Enrolled Nurse with current AHPRA registration and completion of a graduate year or equivalent experience?
Essential: Do you have Australian Citizenship, hold permanent residency status or a valid Working Visa without Restrictions? If yes, please specify the details of your Citizenship or Visa. e.g. 'Permanent Visa, Subclass 155 no conditions/restrictions' or 'I am an Australian citizen'
Essential: Do you have previous experience working in Emergency?
Essential: Can you work a 7 Day Rotating Roster as well as Night Duty?
Desirable: Do you have a Post Graduate Qualification in Emergency/Critical Care/Paediatrics?
Contact Person Mark Cleaver
Contact Number 97841683
Closing Date 23/10/2018
Position Description Registered Nurse- ED Position Description.pdf