Registered Nurse Division 1, Grade 2 – Preadmission
Day Procedure and Endoscopy Unit
Permanent Part Time
64 hours per fortnight
Ballarat Health Services is seeking a dynamic, energetic Registered Nurse to work with the Pre-Admission team, in the Day Procedure Unit and Endoscopy Unit.
If you have exceptional clinical skills, a commitment to quality and are a driven leader this is the position for you.
Working within a multidisciplinary team you will be expected to facilitate and foster best practise and service delivery to our clients and their families within the Day Procedure and Endoscopy Unit.
Being part of a team that values Leadership and Excellence in Healthcare you will work in first class facilities that maximises care, compassion, individual choice and quality outcomes for all clients and patients.
The successful applicant will be involved in preparing patients with complex and challenging health needs for elective surgery and assisting to optimise their state of health prior. Responsibilities of the position include health screening, liaising with members of the multi-disciplinary team and outside health care services to ensure relevant information pertinent to the patients health has been considered. Co-ordinating Pre-Admission clinics and working with medical staff to provide patients with the appropriate tests and investigations required pre-operatively is central to the role. In collaboration with patients and family members, the Pre-Admission nurse also provides information and education regarding elective surgery and pending discharge from hospital.
Ideally, the candidate must possess a repertoire of skills, including excellent clinical, assessment, communication and computer skills. The ability to think critically and decisively is imperative to the position, as is the ability to work under pressure, prioritise conflicting demands and manage time efficiently. Importantly, the applicant must be able to work respectfully in a small team, both interdependently and independently.
Ballarat Health Services Day Procedure and Endoscopy Unit operates 7.00 am until 9.00 pm, Monday to Friday, with Pre-Admission operating 8 hour shifts between 7.00 am to 7.00 pm.
If you feel suited to this exciting opportunity applications can be made on the Ballarat Health Services website via the e-recruit portal. If you have any further enquiries please contact Karen Ryan on 5320 4670.
Appointment is subject to a satisfactory Immunisation clearance and a satisfactory current Police Record Check.
All applications must be submitted online.
BHS is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.