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Clinical Nurse - Medical Assessment & Planning Unit / Acute Medical

Date: 06-Jan-2019

Location: Brisbane - CBD & Inner Suburbs, QLD, AU

Company: Mater

About the role

Mater Hospital Brisbane’s Medical Assessment and Planning Unit (MAPU) & Acute Medical Ward has an exciting opportunity for a passionate and motivated Clinical Nurse to join the team on a permanent full-time basis.

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: $44.08 - $47.23 (Registered Nurse Level 2) per hour plus superannuation

What you’ll be doing

Whilst maintaining the highest level of clinical standards for the unit you will be responsible for:

  • Achieving optimal patient outcomes throughout the patient journey and the continuum of care
  • Demonstrating exceptional clinical expertise and knowledge of emergency procedures and the management of patients seeking outstanding care
  • Maintaining current knowledge and skills to ensure continued professional growth
  • Supporting the Nurse Unit Manager in implementing strategies to ensure that quality and risk management are integrated into service provision

About you
To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Current AHPRA nursing registration as a Registered Nurse (no restrictions)
  • Minimum of 3+ years post graduate experience as a Registered Nurse in MAPU or acute medical
  • Comprehensive assessment skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • 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
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and facilitate management and workloads
  • Strong knowledge of continuous improvement process, coupled with the proven ability to initiate, coordinate and evaluate quality improvement measures

Why join us?

In return for your skills 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.

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, pioneers in the provision of healthcare to Queensland for over 100 years, you will have opportunities to increase your take-home pay with our salary packaging options.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 20 January 2019.

If you are interested in applying for this position, simply click on 'APPLY' to attach your resume.

Please note we CANNOT accept any emailed applications so please ensure you submit your details via the "APPLY" button.

If you are having technical difficulties submitting your application please contact the Recruitment Team ( confirming the role you are applying for and the specific difficulties you are experiencing.

At Mater, you'll find we live and breathe our values. We are a health care leader that provides care to more than 500,000 patients each year as a private, benevolent not-for-profit organisation - what profit we make goes back in to our business which is why we offer state of the art facilities and the resources to advance your career and provide exceptional care to our patients.

Mater is also committed to environmental sustainability and draws on our recognition of the link between health, climate and the environment which ensures we optimise our position as responsible corporate citizens.

Come and join us; as a Mater employee you'll find the benefits you deserve and the opportunity to be part of a healthcare community unlike any other.

Applicants from recruitment agencies will not be considered at this time.

Posting Notes: South Brisbane || QLD || Australia (AU) || Nursing ||