Enrolled Nurse - Medical Assessment &Planning Unit (MAPU) & Acute Medical

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Work type: Permanent
Location: Mater Hospital South Brisbane
Categories: Enrolled Nurse

About the role

Mater Hospital Brisbane’s Medical Assessment and Planning Unit (MAPU) & Acute Medical Ward have exciting opportunities for passionate and motivated Enrolled Nurses.

We are searching for exceptional and experienced Enrolled Nurses in an acute hospital setting (2+ years post graduate) to fill a permanent full time position and a permanent part time position (72 hours per fortnight) however we are flexible with the hours if you prefer part time (minimum 64 hours per fortnight 0.8FTE).

This ward provides early comprehensive assessment and ongoing care for acute patients under the care of an inpatient Medical team, including sub-specialty areas of Respiratory, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, Endocrinology, Dermatology and the Chest Pain Assessment Service.

Salary range: $30.66 - $32.64 (Enrolled Nurse) per hour plus superannuation

What you’ll be doing

Reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager, our Enrolled Nurses make up a vital and respected part of the nursing team at Mater.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Utilising a structured approach carry out comprehensive and accurate nursing assessments of patients
  • Within scope of practice, implements planned evidence based nursing interventions
  • Act as a patient advocate ensuring patients are informed and consent is gained prior to procedures
  • Contribute to the maintenance of an environment which promotes safety, security and personal integrity of individual patients and groups
  • Maintain and adhere to Infection Control policies and practices
  • Complies with organisational policies, procedures, work instructions and guidelines
  • Ensure confidentiality of corporate and patient information

While providing you the ability to work at the top of your scope, you will be supported by an experienced and knowledgeable nursing team to assist you in providing exceptional care every time.

About you

You will be driven by a challenging yet rewarding environment where you can bring your energy and experience to this ward.

In order to be successful in this position, you will have:

  • Current AHPRA nursing registration as an Enrolled Nurse (no restrictions)
  • Experience as an Enrolled Nurse in an acute hospital setting is essential (2+ years post graduate)
  • A strong work ethic, positive attitude and willingness to role model and promote the Mater values
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to liaise with a  variety of different stakeholders both internally and externally at various levels
  • Demonstrated ability to operate both in a team environment and autonomously using initiative, sound reasoning and strong listening, negotiation and decision making skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Patient centric approach to care - commitment to ensuring the levels of service are always delivered to patients at all times

Why join us?

In return for your skills, effort and enthusiastic commitment you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education and Research and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients, consumers and community.

Mater provides benefits not offered in other workplaces. In addition to being part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy, you will have opportunities to increase your take-home pay with our salary packaging options.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 4 June 2020

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