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Registered Nurse (Paediatric Unit)

Queensland Government

North West Hospital and Health Service (NWHHS) Unique locations Friendly communities Regional, rural and remote $$$ incentives Covering a region of approx. 300,000 km2 the NWHHS delivers effective, high quality, and accessible public hospital and healthcare services to the residents of the Outback communities within North Western Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria. As an employer we focus on positive health outcomes for the people of our region and embrace innovative ways to achieve this and support our staff to flourish in their careers.

The benefits Our HHS values professionalism, leadership capability, excellence and resilience in our staff. To attract top tier candidates we offer generous remuneration packages and employment benefits that include staff accommodation, regional/rural/remote $$$ incentives, salary sacrificing options, 17.5% recreational leave loading, up to 12.

5% employer superannuation contribution, shift allowances, professional development assistance, flexible working arrangements, access to corporate discounts, and employee wellness and assistance programs. The role 3 x Fixed term temporary positions available commencing ASAP: up to 01/10/2021. up to 9 January 2022 up to 12 months.

The Paediatric Unit at the Mount Isa Hospital is a 10 cot / bed unit that provides care for Children from Day 1 to Adolescence. The unit is able to provide care for neonates, infants and children with a large range of conditions including: Acute and chronic Medical: Cardiac Conditions, Metabolic and Endocrine Conditions Elective and emergent surgical: ENT, Orthopaedic, and General Surgical Oncology: Initial accessing of CVD and antibiotics cover till transfer to tertiary centre Respiratory: Asthma, bronchiolitis, pneumonia and Chronic Lung conditions The unit accepts admissions from a range of Gulf communities to provide specialist Paediatric care to children. The unit provides patient and parent education to empower users of our service to manage their illness.

We facilitate discharge planning to promote seamless, optimal health care. This role provides professional, safe and quality patient centred care and is committed to enhancing and enabling patient experience and outcomes by fostering support, collaboration, and partnership with patient, families/carers and other health service providers at the Mount Isa Hospital. Highly desirable: Minimum 2-3 years' paediatric experience.

Previous `in-charge' experience. Postgraduate qualifications in Paediatric nursing and/or Neonate nursing or willing to undertake transition program. Mandatory requirements are a relevant tertiary degree qualification and appropriate registration/licences.

Pre-employment screening, including criminal history checks and Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role compliance, will be conducted for the successful candidate. Interested? Contact: Cassandra Bailey 07 4744 4862 Apply ONLINE by: Thursday 16/09/2021 Download the Role Description for future refere.


Date02 October 2021

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type Full Time

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