Update day: 28-11-2021
Category: Health / Medical Care
Job type: Part Time
Registered Nurse Level 1 – Orthopdaedic Unit
Work type:Permanent Part Time
Position Classification:Registered Nurse Level 1
Remuneration:$35.77 - $45.87
Location:Pimlico Campus -Townsville
About the role
Our busy Orthopaedic Unit is currently seeking experienced Register Nurses to join their team on a permanent part time basis.
The Orthopaedic ward is a 26 bed unit providing care to patients who have under gone total knee replacements, total hip replacements, knee, shoulder, foot and hand surgery.
What you’ll be doing
As a Registered Nurse you will provide quality care to patients with particular consideration to their physical, emotional and spiritual needs. You will provide high standard of patient centred nursing care. The Registered Nurse core responsibilities supporting patients in the activities of daily living, assisting in meeting basic human needs and recognising the normal and abnormal assessment, intervention and evaluation of patient health and functional status with ongoing communication with VMOs, Allied Health professionals and team members within the unit.
To be successful in this role you will possess:
- Current registration as a Registered Nurse with AHPRA
- Preferred experience in Orthopaedic’s on ward training will be given
- Demonstrated ability to plan and coordinate patient care and competency in clinical problem solving
- Available to work across all shifts
- Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent
- Demonstrated competency in written and verbal communications and the ability to maintain accurate clinical and assessment data
- The right to work in Australia
Why join us?
In return for your skills, compassion, integrity and enthusiastic commitment, you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education and Research. Working together as part of a larger team, you will help support Mater to improve the health of the community, empowering people to live better lives through improved health and wellbeing.
In addition to being part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the Spirit of the Sisters of Mercy, you will have opportunities to increase your take home pay with our salary packaging options, support towards ongoing professional development, access to fitness passport, and many other benefits not offered in other workplaces.
To be eligible for employment in this role you must be one of the following:
- An Australian Citizen
- A permanent resident of Australia
- A New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport
For more information, please contact Lorraine Walker, Nurse Manager, on 07 4727 4024
Closing date for applications is 12 August 2021
Please note we will be reviewing and contacting applicants prior to closing date so please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible.
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