Enrolled Nurse - Short Stay Surgical Unit - Wagga Wagga
Employment Type : Permanent Full Time Position Classification : Enrolled Nurse Remuneration : $57,850.38 - $62,859.52 per annum Hours Per Week : 38 Requisition ID : REQ163892 Vaccination Category: A Applications Close: 21 May 2020 Navigate your own career; we have a variety of pathways available at MLHD Where you will be working Wagga Wagga Base Hospital (WWBH) is one of the busiest rural hospitals in NSW with over 300 beds, 40,000 emergency presentations, 1,100 births and approximately 11,000 operations annually.
A significant three stage re-build of WWBH is well underway, with the third and final stage of the redevelopment, a six-storey Ambulatory Care Building, commencing in 2018. Construction is due to be completed late 2020 with operational commissioning in 2021. Stages 1 and 2 completed in 2017, delivered a new 50-bed Mental Health Building and a 7-storey Acute Services Building.
Wagga Wagga Base Hospital includes an emergency department, operating theatres, women's and children's inpatient unit, intensive care and high dependency unit, angiography suites, additional inpatient beds and a rooftop helipad. Specialties include cardiovascular, gastroenterology, renal medicine, obstetrics, orthopaedics, psychiatry and paediatrics. In total, the NSW Government is investing $431 million in the development of Wagga Wagga Health Service.
It represents one of the largest health redevelopment in the state. Further information about the WWHS Redevelopment is available here > http://www.wwhsredev.
au/ About the great community of Wagga Wagga Known as the hub of the Riverina, Wagga Wagga has recently been recognised as one of the 'top family friendly' cities in Australia; boasting a rich range of cultural experiences, a strong sporting culture and a wide selection of schools and education options for families. With an urban population over 60,000 people, Wagga Wagga is NSW's largest inland city and offers a myriad of activities to enjoy, including a wonderful selection of restaurants, cafes, markets and wineries, galleries and museums. To learn more about life in Wagga Wagga please visit: https://visitwagga.
com/ What you will be doing The Enrolled Nurse works with the registered nurse/midwife (RN/RM) as part of the health care team and demonstrates competence in the provision of person-centred care. Core practice generally requires the EN to work under the direct or indirect supervision of the RN/RM. At all times, the EN retains responsibility for his/her actions and remains accountable in providing delegated nursing care.
At all times, the EN retains responsibility for his/her actions and remains accountable in providing delegated nursing care, and nursing documentation. The need for the EN to have a named and accessible RN/RM at all times and in all contexts of care for support and guidance is critical to patient safety. Please refer to the Position Description for the essential requirements and full selection criteria.
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