Registered Nurse

Company Info

WA Country Health Service
Australia

Company Profile

Registered Nurse

Job ID: 13267
Job Views: 16
Location: Geraldton
Post Code: 6530
Category: Healthcare & Medical
Employment Type: Full-time, Part-time, Casual
Posted: 09/07/2024

Description:

Position Profile:

To provide nursing care for patients within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse.

To provide clinical supervision for Registered Nurses, Midwives, Enrolled Nurses, Assistants in Nursing and students.

What we offer

In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits:

  • Location based allowances
  • Relocation allowance (For further information refer to “Relocation incentive” attachments)
  • Paid study Leave assistance – regional specific as per EBA
  • Generous salary packaging benefits:
    • Up to $9010 on a range of benefits such as mortgage, your rent or other everyday living expenses
    • Up to $2650 on meal entertainment, holiday accommodation and venue hire
    • Access to novated leasing to use pre-tax dollars for a car and expenses
  • Flexible working and leave arrangements
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • 11.5% Superannuation Guarantee
  • WACHS supports flexible working practices and consideration will be given to flexible work/roster options, where operationally appropriate.
  • As a WA Country Health Service employee you’re entitled to discounts across some private health care funds. Please see attached flyer for further details.

The Country Nursing & Midwifery incentive program is available to new and existing nurses and midwives - across a broad range of patient-facing roles - on fixed term or permanent contracts at 76 select locations. Eligible nurses and midwives can receive between $5,000 and $17,000 in support over 12 months (WA Country Health Service - Country Nursing and Midwifery Incentive Program).

Area Profile

The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) Midwest health region of Western Australia covers more than 470,000 square kilometres, nearly one fifth of the State, with its population concentrated along the coast. The region is located in the northern middle section of Western Australia and incorporates three health districts - Gascoyne, Geraldton, Midwest and Murchison, is recognised for its unique natural environment and is a culturally diverse region with Aboriginal people representing 13% of the overall population.

Job Requirements:

To be successful, you will have...

  • Demonstrated competent nursing/midwifery practice, within the relevant practice setting
  • competence in planning, coordination and decision making in the management of patients, within the relevant practice setting.
  • ability to function as a team leader and team member.
  • effective communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated incorporation of quality and risk management within practice.

How to Apply:

Want to know more about this role?

We encourage you to contact Justin Singh on 08 9956 2333.

Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.

How to Apply: Applicants are requested to apply online http://www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au/

Please provide the following information as part of your application:

  • A detailed CV that clearly shows your experience relevant to this role
  • A cover letter outlining their suitability for this position
  • A 2-3 page maximum document addressing the selection criteria listed on the Job Description Form (JDF)
  • The names and contact details of two (2) professional referees - preferable for one to be your current/recent supervisor or manager.

Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours

Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA).  Any offer of employment with WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is conditional on satisfactory PEHA to ensure you are able to perform the inherent requirements of the position. An unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn.  Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information.

This vacancy is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at: https://workingwithchildren.wa.gov.au

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of twelve (12) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.

LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED