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 multicultural 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 service.
Current registration as registered Nurse Level 1 with APHRA
Demonstrated experience and clinical skill in Acute Care Nursing as a Registered Nurse (including completion of a new graduate RN program or equivalent experience working as a Registered Nurse)
Demonstrated experience and clinical skill in general nursing
Demonstrated evidence of being able to provide person centred care
Demonstrated effective communication skills-written and vebal
Demonstrated commitment to professional development
Ability to work a flexible roster including day, evening and night shift across all days of the week according to the unit/service requirements.