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Position: Registered Nurse - Kelpie Ward
Institution: Royal Children's Hospital
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Duties: Fulfil duty of care while understanding and practicing within own scope of practice in accordance with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia guidelines. Integrates nursing and health care knowledge, skills and attitudes to provide safe and effective care. Conducts a comprehensive and systematic nursing assessment to improve the quality of nursing care. Uses a range of assessment techniques to collect relevant and accurate data. Ability to establish, maintain and appropriately conclude therapeutic relationships. Determines agreed priorities for resolving health needs of individuals/groups. Provision and implementation of quality clinical perioperative care
Requirements: Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) administered though the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA). Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development, as evidenced in a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) record/Professional Practice Portfolio (PPP). Recent experience in adolescent, paediatric or oncological care
   
Text: Position Details Reference Number 33211 Position Title Registered Nurse - Kelpie Ward Employment Type Ongoing Location 50 Flemington Road Position Summary Registered Nurse - Kelpie Ward • Full Time and Part Time positions available • Salary range of $65,275.60 - $87,282 • Parkville - Hub of the medical precinct and leading Children’s hospital The Hospital: The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) provides secondary and tertiary care to children and young people across the northern and western suburbs; specialist paediatric healthcare to the children of Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and parts of South Australia; and is the designated state-wide provider of services including paediatric trauma, rehabilitation and forensic medicine. As a quaternary centre for complex cardiac surgery and organ transplantation, the RCH cares for the sickest children from around Australia. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/ Further information about RCH is available at www.rch.org.au The Position: Kelpie ward is a 32 bed unit that delivers developmentally-appropriate inpatient care and treatment to children and adolescents between the ages of 2 and 20 with acute and chronic health issues. The ward's multi-disciplinary model of care involves physical care, treatment, emotional support, advocacy and education. Kelpie ward specialises in caring for patients admitted under the Adolescent Medicine bed card and works closely with the Department of Adolescent Medicine specialising in the management of patients with eating disorders. Kelpie ward provides paediatric rehabilitation to improve the abilities of children and young people following major injury, illness or medical procedures. Individualised care aims to achieve specific goals in areas such as mobility, self-care and communication. Kelpie ward also works in partnership with The Royal Children’s Hospital Cancer Care team to provide care that maximises quality of life outcomes associated with cancer treatments and long-term survivorship. This involves the acute management of oncology emergencies such as febrile neutropenia and the administration of chemotherapy. To be successful in the role, you will have: Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) administered though the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA) Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development, as evidenced in a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) record/Professional Practice Portfolio (PPP) Recent experience in adolescent, paediatric or oncological care Why work at the RCH? The RCH offer a range of benefits which support and reward staff both personally and professionally. Our staff benefits include award winning facilities and campus partnerships, Professional development and events, an award winning Health and wellbeing program and financial benefits. To learn more about our staff benefits please go to: https://www.rch.org.au/hr/recruitment_employment/Staff_benefits/ The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability. Are you ready to join our team? For more information about the position, please review the position description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now” Contact Person Melissa Anania Contact Number 93455302 Closing Date 30/04/2019 Position Description PD - RN - Kelpie.pdf
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