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Position Details
Reference Number 421160
Position Title Enrolled Nurse - Surgical
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Murrumbidgee Local Health District
Geographical Location Wagga Wagga
Advertised Award/Classification Nurses and Midwives/Enrolled Nurse
Salary $53,874.37 - $59,827.95
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

The Surgical Enrolled nurse is an associate of the registered nurse and is required to demonstrate competence in the provision of patient-centred care.  As specified by AHPRA the enrolled nurse works under the direction and supervision of the registered nurse and is responsible at all times for his/her actions and accountable in providing delegated nursing care.

In areas of health and functional status the nurse undertakes assessment; interventions; evaluation and monitoring and at all times maintains ongoing communication with the registered nurse about the outcome of care.

The nurse has ongoing responsibilities for providing emotional support and comfort to patients and to advocate for and facilitate the involvement of individuals / families/ carers in planning and evaluating care.

Contributing to decision making through reporting changes in the health and functional status of patients, nurses require skills of critical and reflective thinking to respond to health care intervention.

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Selection Criteria Demonstrated ability to meet the NMBA competencies for the Enrolled Nurse & current registration with AHPRA.

Demonstrated competencies in and or knowledge of the complexities and challenges involved in caring for post operative surgical patients.

Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Demonstrated commitment to professional development, evidence based practice and an understanding of recent contemporary changes in nursing practice.

Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the deteriorating patient management, escalation and documentation.

Demonstrated knowledge of, and an ability and willingness to participate in patient risk assessment and risk management processes.

Demonstrated organisational and time management skills.
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 Mary-Anne Bradshaw
Contact Number 0259431538
Contact Email maryanne.bradshaw@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 26/10/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view