7F is a thirty bed Neurology ward, with eight high dependency, monitored stroke beds. The Acute Stroke Unit receives patients directly from emergency that are ineligible for thrombolyis treatment, post transfer from Intensive Care after thrombolysis and thrombectomy interventions and conservative dissection management.
The Neurology case-mix comprises of chronic neurological conditions (For example; Encephalopathies, Guillian Barre, Parkinson's Disease, Myasthenia Gravis, Multiple Sclerosis, Seizures and Mitochondrial Disease) requiring specialised Nursing care through enhanced assessment skills, infusions and medication management.
7F is a collaborative ward supported by our multidisciplinary team to ensure safe care and enhanced Patient outcomes.
The ward also accommodates the inpatient rehabilitation programs designed to assist patients to go straight home as an alternative to a rehabilitation facility.
This position is Temporary Part Time and Temporary Full Time and is classified as a Registered Nurse. Note that employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if the position cannot be filled on a permanent basis.
Northern Sydney Local Health District is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Workforce Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority.
Employees must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct. Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants and applicants for positions designated as Category A will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment. Salary Packaging is available to enhance benefits.
An eligibility list may be created and you may be considered eligible for similar roles in the future. If you do not wish to be placed on an eligibility list, please advise the Convenor at interview.
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