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Position Details
Reference Number 420702
Position Title Facility Nurse - Registered Nurse
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Geographical Location Shellharbour
Advertised Award/Classification Public Health System Nurses' & Midwives (State) Award
Salary $30.81 - $43.26
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

This position provides a facility based resource available to be deployed, at the facility Nurse Manager’s discretion, to any clinical area within the facility in order to manage unplanned surges in activity.

The nursing hours provided by the Facility Nurse must be additional to the planned staffing level and where applicable, in addition to the Award specified Nursing Hour per Patient Day (NHPPD). In these wards the hours worked by the Facility Nurse are to be excluded from Spot Checks and NHPPD monitoring systems.


Job-Share to be considered for this role.


Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.


An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary and Permanent Full-Time and Part-Time positions.


Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.


Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application#

Selection Criteria 1. Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse (Division 1).

2. A suitably experienced Registered Nurse with acute nursing experience across a variety of clinical settings, including emergency department.

3. Demonstrated high level verbal and written communication skills.

4. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

5. Demonstrates an understanding of the Continuous Quality Improvement concepts.

6. Computer literacy and understanding of relevant health related information systems, including Firstnet.

7. Demonstrated understanding of person-centred care and NSW Health Core Values.
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 Justine Dwyer
Contact Number 42952562
Contact Email justine.dwyer@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 22/10/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view