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Registered Nurse

Hunter New England Local Health District - Newcastle, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $64,377.92 - $90,394.15
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ227078

Registered Nurse 
Same Day-Day of Surgery (SD DOS) & Same Day Impatient Bed (SCIPB) 
John Hunter Hospital 


About the role:
John Hunter Hospital is seeking a dependable and experienced Registered Nurse to provide safe compassionate person centred care within the Same Day - Day of Surgery (SD DOS) Unit and the Same Day Impatient Bed (SDIPB) Unit. You will ensure safe care is delivered in collaboration with patients, families, carers and our dedicated multidisciplinary team to achieve identified goals and outcomes. Our current roster is 7 days up unitl June 2021, from there will move to a 5 day roster. In this role you will be provided with on-site orientation and ongoing education support from SDDOS educator and the team to support your development. 

Where you'll be working: 
Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital is a tertiary referral hospital, teaching hospital and community hospital featuring fifteen operating theatres, 550 adult beds and 101 paediatric beds. With the busiest ED in the state, major trauma centre for Northern NSW and delivering services to people of all ages from birth, to childhood and adulthood, it is a great place to develop or start your career. Our vision is to provide each patient with world class care, exceptional service and the compassion that we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. The CORE values are the centre of everything we do at John Hunter Hospital. They stand for Collaboration; Openness; Respect; and Empowerment.

About you: 
The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with others in a personable and professional manner and personally resolve conflicts when they arise. You will be experienced in surgical nursing and have the ability to advocate for and implement individualised person centred care. You will be a critical thinker and be able to apply professional and ethical boundaries to the delivery of patient care. You will also have demonstrated extensive and recent surgical nursing experience. 

What we can offer you:
Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer salary packaging options, educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

  • Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero
  • Proximity to shopping and other services
  • ADO's each month (for full time employees)
  • 4 weeks annual leave each year (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Superannuation contributions
  • Salary packaging options
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals

An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full or part time and temporary full or part time vacancies.

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be: an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia. If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases
If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

Selection Criteria
Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role. For assistance with selection criteria, please visit: will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application. Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.

Salary Packaging
Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more information by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via email at [email protected] or on 1300 40 25 23.

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Sue Johnston on [email protected]

Applications Close: 12th May 2021 

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