Non Emergency Newborn Transport Nurse
Sydney Children's Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes - with one purpose in mind - to help young people live their healthiest lives. Employment Type : Various Position Classification : Registered Nurse Remuneration : 64184.
86 - 90122.83 (Pro-rata for full time equivalent) Hours Per Week : 38 Location : Network Wide Requisition ID : REQ164518 This position is being re-advertised. Previous applicants need not apply.
What you'll be doing The Non Emergency Transport Nurse (Registered Nurse) is responsible for safe inter-hospital transfer of newborns and infants from Neonatal Intensive Care Units or Special Care Nurseries in the Greater Sydney Metropolitan area to an appropriate hospital closer to the patients home. In addition an inpatient within the scope of this service may require a specialist appointment at a tertiary neonatal facility and will be transported by the non emergency transport nurse for the appointment and back to the patient's local health care facility. The Registered Nurse must delivery of the highest quality care the patient and their families.
The care that is delivered should be individual and continually reviewed. The Registered Nurse should be an active clinical resource person contributing towards continuing education for staff and self, as well as acting as an advocate for the patient and their families. Other key functions of this position include clinical coordination, scheduling, completion of organization specific mandatory and relevant training and tertiary clinical placements to assist with advanced techniques that will enhance skill development.
The Registered Nurse will be required to complete annual competencies relevant to the maintenance of this position as directed by the service. SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. As this is a "Category A" position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.
This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian Website https://www.kidsguardian.
nsw.gov.au/ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application. Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.
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