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Position Details
Reference Number 57179
Position Title Enrolled Nurse with Medication Endorsement
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Western Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Westmead Hospital
Award Classification Public Health System Nurses' & Midwives' (State) Award - Enrolled Nurse Med Endorsement
Salary $48,886.00 - $53,117.00
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position



• The Medication Endorsed Enrolled Nurse works collaboratively with relevant members of the multidisciplinary health team in the planning, implementation, assessment and evaluation of nursing care within the unit.

• The Medication Endorsed Enrolled Nurse demonstrates competence in the provision of patient-centred care as specified by the Nurses’ & Midwives Board NSW licence to practice, educational preparation and context of care. The Enrolled Nurse works under the supervision and direction of a Registered Nurse.

• The Medication Endorsed Enrolled Nurse is required to practice in accordance with the following Australian Nursing Council (ANC) competencies (2002) and within the enrolled nurse scope of practice.


The Ambulatory Surgical Unit has 4 operating rooms and a 10 bed Recovery Room. The Unit caters for mainly day stay patients in the following specialties: Oral Surgery, IVF egg retrievals, cataract / occuloplastic / corneal graft surgery and dental work under general anaesthesia for adults, children and people with special needs/ challenging behaviours.


The service is Monday to Friday - weekends and public holidays off.


Must be flexiable as to start and finishing times.


People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply. Where required Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District, Western Sydney Local Health District will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.


This position is Permanent full time, working 38 hours per week and is classified as an Enrolled Nurse.

Selection Criteria Current registration including medication endorsement with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Previous perioperative nursing experience including circulating nurse and/or day only ward nursing.

Demonstrated Patient/client service focus.

Demonstrated ability to organise and prioritise work.

Demonstrated ability to function as an enrolled nurse within the multidisciplinary team.

Demonstrated effective communication skills - written and verbal

Demonstrated committment to professional development as an enrolled nurse.
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Dee Martic
Contact Number 98457429
Contact Email Dee.Martic@wsahs.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 12/10/2012
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view