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Casual Registered Nurse, Dialysis UnitGovernment of Victoria
Casual Registered Nurse, Dialysis Unit Job Description: Casual Bank positions available, Kew location Challenging, rewarding and supportive environment Recent Experience with Fresenius 5008s machine is essential About the Company St Vincents Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincents Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,500 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.
About Department The St Georges Dialysis service provides onsite outpatient haemodialysis for those patients experiencing chronic renal failure. It caters for a wide range of patient needs including nocturnal dialysis. The Dialysis Unit encourages ongoing professional development and promotes a standard of excellent in clinical nursing within a cohesive and flexible team.
About the Role An opportunity currently exists for an experienced Grade 2 Registered Nurse to join the Dialysis Unit team on a casual basis. You will be responsible for the delivery of expert nursing care and support to patients undergoing dialysis in an outpatient dialysis setting. You will require excellent communication skills and the ability to work closely within a small team.
Classifications for this position range from ZU5 ZU13 ($68,754 - $87,282) Duties Document, observe and report relevant nursing findings about patients status and progress Liaise with patients, patients family, medical and ancillary staff as required Complete Handover in accordance with Hospital policies and procedures Actively participate and contribute to all departmental quality improvements Qualifications, Skills and Experience Degree in general Nursing which meets the registration requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Current Nursing Registration with AHPRA Minimum three years previous experience in Haemodialysis is essential Post Graduate Renal Certificate is desirable Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team Demonstrated time management with the ability to prioritise activities Recent Experience with Fresenius 5008s machine is essential Benefits Salary packaging Employee Assistance Program Staff Health Centre Staff Car Park Application Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application. At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our Indigenous Recruitment Coordinator through our careers page.
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