Registered Nurse - Incentives Offered

Registered Nurse - Incentives Offered

Hunter New England Local Health District | new south wales, NSW, AU

Posted 7 days ago

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There’s never been a better time to join Hunter New England Local Health District! This vacancy is eligible for a NSW Health Rural Health Incentive package of $5000 - $10,000 per year in addition to award entitlements and accommodation assistance (paid on a pro-rata basis for part time employees). Apply now and negotiate an incentive package that works for you and your family – you can include things like relocation and travel expenses, payment of professional development fees, additional personal leave entitlements, additional base salary, and a range of other options!

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time and Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $67,357.32 - $94,568.44 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Hours Per Week: Up to 38
Requisition ID: REQ347473

Registered Nurse - Incentives Offered
Dungog Community Hospital
Do you have extensive post graduate experience and a passion for nursing in a rural clinical setting, especially in Emergency Department Nursing? If so we want you!

Dungog Community Hospital (DCH) is a small rural hospital providing inpatient, medical and emergency care for more than 8,000 residents of Dungog and the surrounding shire. The facility has 12 inpatient beds and a 24hr Emergency Department. Care is managed by a team of dedicated GP’s, nursing and Allied Health. The hospital boasts ‘State of the Art’ redevelopment of the inpatient and emergency units which recently won the Master Builders Award for 2021.

What can this role and our hospital offer you?
This position will see you providing individualised excellent patient/client care in a rural community hospital setting while working with a uniquely highly skilled team of rural nurses and General Practitioners. In this role you will be well supported by various experienced professionals including the Site Nurse Manager, Dungog Clinical Nurse Educator and the Rural Critical Care Nurse Educator. You will be provided with an in-depth orientation.

Dungog Community Hospital prides itself on growing their own and this position can provide you with many opportunities to develop your career such as:
Opportunities exist for funded post graduate education relevant to rural nursing. Access to an individualised education program targeting your needs Gain further training and experience whilst working closely with the Dungog Community Nursing TeamAbout you:
Our successful candidates will be experienced professionals who have a desire to seek personal development opportunities and possess enthusiasm for rural nursing particularly focused on the Emergency Department. You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and a commitment to building effective working relationships and to the excellence framework.

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. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. 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 (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.Job share/part time arrangements will be considered.

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

Please attach evidence of qualifications/registrations/license required for this position, as outlined in the position description, as part of your online application.
To be eligible for permanent employment in this position you must be an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable local candidate is identified for the position; in this instance, you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). Additionally, Category A workers are required to receive a booster dose three months after completing the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (IM011 immunisation medical exemption form) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.

Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases -this is a Category A position. Please read and understand NSW Health policy directive(PD2022_030). All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in the policy.
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