Registered Nurse

Barrack Heights, New South Wales, au
Company: NSW Government
Category: Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Published on 2021-07-30 06:16:30

What you'll be doing

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of quality, individualised care to patients within the Shoalhaven Cancer Care Centre, which incorporates the Oncology Day Care Unit, Nurse Led Clinic and the Radiotherapy Department. It also includes providing relief at Milton Ulladulla Cancer Centre when required.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision of person centred; evidence- based nursing care that promotes positive health outcomes.

The Registered nurse will assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care in collaboration with individuals and the multidisciplinary healthcare team.

The Registered Nurse will work in therapeutic and professional relationships with individuals, as well as families, groups and communities.

The Registered Nurse will assist in the provision of supervision and support for less experienced clinicians and will maintain their professional accountability and development in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia’s Standards of Practice. All staff are expected to act as an appropriate and effective role model and promote a positive culture and supporting practices that reflect the NSW Health CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment through demonstrated behaviours and interactions with patients, clients and employees. Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary and Permanent Part-Time positions.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application#

Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with https://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/Pages/doc.aspx?dn=PD2020_017 before employment can commence.

Your claim against the selection criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview. You should read the Position Description and then address the selection criteria for the role, giving examples where required. Applicants are encouraged to review the following information on Applying for a position within NSW Health at: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/guide/nswhealth/Pages/apply-for-position.aspx

Selection Criteria

  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse (Division 1).
  • Recent clinical experience in a health care setting, with an interest in Medical Oncology, Haematology and/ or Radiation Oncology.
  • Demonstrated competence in the delivery of cytotoxic medication or the commitment to undertake training (with support) to achieve competency in the delivery of cytotoxic medication.
  • Demonstrated understanding of evidence based practice and critical thinking.
  • Demonstrated commitment to person centred care and NSW Health Core Values.
  • Demonstrated high level verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Computer literacy and understanding of relevant health related information systems.
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