Purpose of Position
To provide a patient focused nursing service in accordance with policies and procedures
as set down by Griffith Base Hospital and the Greater Southern Area Health Service.
To actively participate as a member of the health care team involving medical and allied
To provide the delivery of high standards of care to patients.
To attend training and education sessions.
Involvement in quality improvement activities.
To provide support and education to undergraduate and post graduate nurses.
To facilitate compliance with the Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct for Nurses in
Australia as published by the Australian Nursing council.
To promote nursing care that is client focused so that physiological, social and
psychological needs are met.
To promote nursing care that includes consideration of the patient’s family, carer’s and
significant others and their participation in the achievement of desired outcomes.
To facilitate nursing care that acknowledges the professional and ethical responsibilities
of registered nursing practice.
Demonstrated knowledge of OH&S responsibilities.
Demonstrated ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.
Demonstrated high level of verbal and written communication skills.
Current Valid Nursing Registration with AHPRA
Demonstrated high level of skill in patient assessment.
Demonstrated knowledge of legislative policy and requirements that govern registered nursing practice.
Must have record of vaccination/immunisation status including recent TB test as per NSW PD 2007_006