Enrolled Nurse - Emergency Department - Permanent Full Time - The Sutherland Hospital

SOUTH EASTERN SYDNEY LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT

Sydney, NSW

Posted 7/1/2020

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An exciting opportunity to join South Eastern Sydney Local Health District!


The Sutherland Hospital is now recruiting to the Emergency Department
The vision for nursing and midwifery at The Sutherland Hospital is to: Build a united team that provides compassionate care to our community through transformational, supportive and holistic nursing and midwifery.


Your new role:

The Enrolled Nurse delivers high quality nursing care to patients/clients of The Sutherland Hospital consistent with SESLHD and The Sutherland Hospital policies, procedures and standards.
The Enrolled Nurse works under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse/Midwife, and assists in the provision of nursing care. Enrolled Nurses retain responsibility for their personal actions whilst remaining accountable to the Registered Nurse/Midwife for delegated functions.
All Enrolled Nurses must comply and act in accordance with recognised professional and organisational standards established by:
• NSW Health
• The Nurses and Midwives Board of Australia
• South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
• The Sutherland Hospital

Clinical supervision at the point of care is the role and responsibility of each Registered Nurse/Midwife and Enrolled Nurse within everyday clinical practice, in line with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council Decision Making Frameworks for Nurses and Midwives.

Sutherland Hospital is a level 5 teaching hospital located in the suburb of Caringbah, 30 minutes from the Sydney CBD. Sutherland Emergency Department sees approximately 50,000 patients per year including approximately 25% paediatric patients. The Emergency Department is an accredited Advanced Emergency Medicine Training facility by the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM).

The Department offers comprehensive emergency nursing training and support program, with a dedicated Clinical Nurse Consultant and Clinical Nurse Educators to support ongoing professional development. Sutherland Hospital has opened a brand new state of the art Emergency Department on 6 December 2017. The new Department has a total of 44 treatment bays, including three resuscitation bays, a dedicated 7 bed paediatric and fast track area and an 8 bed emergency short stay unit.


Our Hospital and Community:


The Sutherland Hospital is a 375-bed, major metropolitan hospital and an associated teaching hospital of the University of NSW, which is part of the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District and is located in Caringbah, a southern suburb of Sydney. Established in 1958, The Sutherland Hospital campus offers a comprehensive range of inpatient and community services to around 226,000 residents of the Sutherland Shire, colloquially known as ‘The Shire’.


A $62.9 million redevelopment has delivered a new and expanded emergency department, 60 new acute inpatient beds, and storage space for theatres to improve efficiencies. Current refurbishment works to provide an expanded medical imaging service are in progress.
The hospital campus is close to some of Sydney’s great beaches, restaurants, bars and cafes at Cronulla and is close to the beautiful Royal National Park. Gymea is another lively suburb with many restaurants and cafes. At Miranda, just a short walk away from the hospital, there is a Westfield Shopping Centre and cinema complex.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Current unrestricted registration as an Enrolled Nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia.
  • Holds a Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia approved qualification in medicines administration.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, carers, other care providers, hospital clinicians, immediate team members and other stakeholders.
  • Supports working in a person centred environment.
  • Current professional practice knowledge base.
  • Basic computer skills and proven ability to use health information systems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of risk management, safety and quality principles and the role of the Enrolled Nurse in applying these principles.

What you will get in return:


You can be part of a high performing and supportive team with the opportunity to expand your clinical knowledge and engage in professional development.


Salary Packaging and Fitness Passport is also available to eligible staff members.

1.Current unrestricted registration as an Enrolled Nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia.
2.Holds a Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia approved qualification in medicines administration.
3.Ability to communicate effectively with patients, carers, other care providers, hospital clinicians, immediate team members and other stakeholders.
4.Supports working in a person centred environment.
5.Current professional practice knowledge base.
6.Basic computer skills and proven ability to use health information systems.
7.Knowledge and understanding of risk management, safety and quality principles and the role of the Enrolled Nurse in applying these principles. 

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

https://www.jobsingovernment.com.au/job/13850319