Nepean Blue Mountains, NSW



Information Technology

Purpose of Position

• To provide high quality care that is customer focused to the patients/clients and carers of Sydney West Area Health Service. • To work collaboratively with members of the multidisciplinary health team in the planning, implementation, assessment and evaluation of care within the unit. • To ensure optimal outcomes for patients/clients and carers of the service through the promotion of best practice. • Act as advocate to establish and maintain patients' autonomy. • To effectively manage resources relevant to the service. • To maintain and promote a professional standard evidenced by ethical practice, adherence to the policies and standards of Sydney West Area Health Service and the appropriate legislation and statutory regulations. • Provide individualised and innovative care according to patients needs as per work schedule. • Assist nursing staff with patient care as directed by nursing staff e.g. patient lifting, showering and personal care etc. • Transport patients to and from treatment and diagnostic areas as required, using a bed mover if patient is transported in a bed. • Transport patients home on urgent basis only and on request from NUM-Operational Support or AHNM. • Assist Nursing Staff with the transfer of deceased patients to the Mortuary. • Liaise with NUM Operation Support /After Hours Nurse Managers / NUM’s and Team Leaders as to where assistance is required with patient care.

Selection Criteria

Current first aid certificate

Current Class C driver licence

Ability to work a rotating roster

Patient/Client service focus

Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills

Immunisation category A

Demonstrated knowledge of OH&S principles