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Registered Nurse - Transition Support ProgramQueensland Government
Are you passionate about outcomes for children and young people across Queensland? We're committed to providing life-changing healthcare for children and young people for a healthier tomorrow. About the Queensland Children's Hospital The Queensland Children's Hospital (QCH) (formerly The Lady Cilento Children's Hospital), which opened on 29 November 2014, is Australia's largest and most advanced paediatric facility. Located in South Brisbane, the 359-bed hospital features more than 80,000 square meters of facilities spread across 12 levels.
As Queensland's single specialist paediatric facility, Children's Health Queensland's (CHQ) at the QCH is the hub of a dedicated network of paediatric services available at other Brisbane and Queensland hospitals. Expanding on CHQ's state-wide remit, the QCH also supports regional hospitals through telemedicine and outreach services. This means children and young people can access the services they need as close to home as possible.
The hospital precinct includes the Centre for Children's Health Research, the Children's Hospital Foundation, Ronald McDonald House South Brisbane (opened in 2016) and a new Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Service building. Your Opportunity: The position of Registered Nurse will: Utilise foundation knowledge and skills specific to Child Health Nursing. Deliver client services for children and young people, individuals and groups, within the context of their family and community.
Provide clinical and problem-solving skills in the full scope of child health nursing practice for the 0-5 year age group and their families/carers. Practice consistently with nursing professional standards and those of CHQ HHS. The Registered Nurse (RN) in Ellen Barron Family Centre & the Child Health Service delivers safe compassionate clinical care; working collaboratively with the Healthcare team to achieve best practice patient outcomes.
The RN engages in reflective, analytical practice through effective assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of direct person-centred care. The RN continually improves their skills and knowledge developing from graduate to highly skilled Registered Nurse. What CHQ HHS can offer Apart from contributing to the development of Australia's best paediatric health service, you will also benefit from a competitive remuneration package and a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities and supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing.
Additional benefits include: Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution 17.5% annual leave loading Salary packaging Employee Assistance Program Work/life balance, variety and flexibility You can find out more about why it's so great to work at CHQ HHS here.
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