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Registered Nurse - Temporary Contracts / Casual (Relief Pool, Medical, Surgical and Critical Care) Full-time Job

4 months ago   Nursing   Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - South   8 views
Job Details

Are you interested in working for Metro South Health? If you are an experienced Registered Nurse with recent or current working experience in acute hospital settings and have a good understanding and knowledge of nursing practices, then we would love to hear from you.

About the Role

As a Registered Nurse part of the Nursing Workforce Office team you will deliver safe compassionate clinical care; working collaboratively with the healthcare team to achieve best practice patient outcomes. You will engage in reflective, analytical practice through effective assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of direct person-centred care. You will continually improve your skills and knowledge in a variety of areas throughout the hospital, including surgical, medical, critical care and other speciality areas.

The Nursing Workforce Office provides a high standard of leadership and management in supporting the patient care units in providing a team of knowledgeable and clinical competent relief and casual registered nurses, enrolled nurses, and assistants in nursing. Staff who are recruited through the Nursing Workforce Office are employed on a casual or temporary basis to replace staffing shortfalls as required, throughout the hospital due to emergent, short term, and long-term leave.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Able to do the 3 shifts (Early, Late and Night)
  • Available to work across 7 days of the week
  • Willing to work anywhere in the hospital
  • Required to do minimum 28-night duty shifts per year for full time employees and a pro-rata basis for part time employees, and those on contracts
  • Aware that there is a request roster, however requested shifts are not guaranteed.
  • Complete assessment modules and ward competencies in allocated time frames
  • Must hold appropriate work rights to work in Australia

The Process

This Expression of Interest collects a variety of information that will help identify potentially suitable applicants for future employment opportunities. If deemed suitable your details will remain in the Talent Pool for a period of 12 months and you will be contacted at the time an opportunity arises. Additional selection processes (interview, reference checks and pre-employment checks) to further assess suitability for appointment to a specific position may be required. If relevant, specialty skills will be assessed to determine eligibility for available positions.

Please note:

  • As part of the applicant pool, you may be offered casual or temporary employment opportunities that become available based on the order of merit
  • A pool will generally continue for a 12-month period
  • If you are placed in the applicant pool you may be offered a position within the relevant time period, however your appointment to a position is not guaranteed
  • By submitting an Expression of Interest, you will not automatically be considered for advertised vacancies. If you wish to be considered for a specific advertised vacancy at Metro South Health, please submit your application for the relevant vacancy via the Smart Jobs website and follow the process outlined for that vacancy

How to apply

1. Complete the online questionnaire as part of your online application.

2. A one-page cover letter addressing:

a) Your recent or current working experience in acute hospital/s in the nominated area/s (Relief Pool, Medical, Surgical or Critical Care), since your nursing registration in Australia.

b) How your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities would contribute to the overall services provided the department.

3. Your current CV or resume, including two referees. You must seek approval prior to nominating a person as a referee.

Metro South Health is Australia's first digital health service and one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland's population.

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.