Position Details
Reference Number 29879
Position Title Nurse Pool - Registered and Enrolled Nurses
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Location All Sites
Department / Ward / Clinical Area Nurse Pool
Hours per Week 600.00
Position Summary

About Austin Health

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services in the northeast of Melbourne. We are world-renowned for research and specialist work in cancer, liver and intestinal transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

Position

Austin Pool is recruiting highly experienced and motivated Registered and Enrolled nurses on a permanent contract basis with full time and part-time positions available. Enjoy the security and benefits of contracted hours whilst having the opportunity to work across various clinical specialties.

Successful applicants will possess a patient centre approach to care delivery and enjoy the challenge of working with a variety of medical and surgical conditions. Austin Pool nurses are an important part of the organisation and are the face of Austin Health’s Workforce team.

Expectations of role

As a Registered Nurse working with Austin Health, it is expected that you will:

  • Practice within own scope of practice in accordance with legislation and policy affecting nursing practice and healthcare
  • Recognise and respond appropriately to unsafe or unprofessional practice
  • Practise in a way that acknowledges the dignity, culture, values, beliefs and rights of individuals /groups and aligning to Austin Health’s organisational values.
  • Act as an advocate for patients within organisational and management structures of Austin Health.
  • Recognise the difference in accountability and responsibility between registered nurses, enrolled nurses and unlicensed health care workers

The successful applicant will need to:

  • Work to a centrally managed roster that is coordinated by the Nursing Workforce Unit. 
  • Have the flexibility to work within a rotating roster across a variety of clinical settings.
  • Possess exceptional communication skills
  • Have a current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Have a minimum of 12 months acute hospital experience
  • Have Australian working rights
  • Provide a minimum of 2 clinical references including a current NUM or manager, and an ANUM or Nurse Educator level

Austin Nurses are committed to creating the best patient experience:

Through:

  • Active involvement in decision making
  • Timely access to information and resources
  • Working as part of interdisciplinary team
  • Accountability for continuing professional development

Work with us! Your reward is to work in fun, passionate and supportive team, which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development.

Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working with Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Selection Criteria Essential: Are you currently registered with NMBA?
Essential: Do you have a minimum of 2 years experience post registration in the Australian acute care setting?
Contact Person Elizabeth Dungan
Contact Number (03) 9496 4534
Closing Date 28/08/2019
Position Description
Pool EN PD AUg 2019.docx Open
Pool RN PD Aug 2019.docx Open
Application Guide click here to view