Purpose of Position
To ensure optimal outcomes for patients/clients and carers of the service through the promotion of best practice including the appropriate escalation of care.
To work collaboratively utilising effective team communication with members of the multidisciplinary health team in the planning, implementation, assessment and evaluation of patient care.
To act as an advocate for the specific needs of all patients/clients and carers including those from the indigenous population or other multi-cultural groups providing appropriate care to the patient/client undergoing specialised procedures.
To maintain and promote a professional standard evidenced by ethical nursing practice, adherence to the policies and procedures of the Nursing and Midwifery Service, NBMLHD and the appropriate legislation and statutory regulations.
To provide support and clinical preceptorship/mentoring to all staff and students.
To effectively manage resources relevant to the service.
Current registration as a Registered Nurse division one with AHPRA. Ability to work a flexible rotating roster 7 days week, 6, 8 & 10 hour shifts with on call.
Demonstrated experience and clinical skill in Acute Care or Perioperative Nursing as a registered nurse (including Completion of a new graduate RN program or equivalent experience working as a Registered Nurse)
Demonstrated effective communication skills, verbal and written.
Demonstrated ability to organise and prioritise work
Demonstrated evidence of being able to provide person centred care
Applicants with limited Operating Suite experience must be willing to undertake and successfully complete the Introductory to Perioperative Nursing Course.
Demonstrated commitment to professional development
Able to perform effectively as a team member