Registered Nurse

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Work type: Permanent
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: Registered Nurse/Midwife

About the role

Mater Mothers’ Hospital Special Care Nursery, within the NCCU, has an opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic Registered Nurses to join the team on either a permanent full-time.

The Neonatal Critical Care Unit is a 79 bed highly specialised and complex service which provides care for approximately 2000 babies per year.  It is comprised of 47 intensive care beds, separated into Preterm/Medical and Cardiac/Surgical units, and 32 Special Care beds inclusive of rooming in facilities. Care is delivered in accordance with best practice standards and in a highly collaborative environment.

Salary range: $37.23 - $47.84 (RN1) per hour plus superannuation and salary packaging

What you’ll be doing

Reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager, our Registered 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.

About you

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

  • Current AHPRA nursing registration as a Registered Nurse (no restrictions)
  • Hold or willing to be working towards a postgraduate of Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Availability to work across a 24/7 rotating roster
  • A strong work ethic, positive attitude and willingness to role model and promote 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
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Patient centric approach to care with a commitment to ensuring quality and individualised care is always delivered to patients.

Why join us?

Joining a 10,000+ strong workforce, you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education, Research and Foundation and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients, consumers and community. You will be a part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.

  • Via salary packaging arrangements allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increasing take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses
  • Access to leading education via Mater Education
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business and venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation and Other
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

Please note it is now a mandatory requirement of employment at the Mater to be and to remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 

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