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Assistant in Nursing

Advertiser: Northern Sydney Local Health District2.3 out of 52.3 overall rating (3 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
11 Jan 2019
Location
Sydney, Ryde & Macquarie Park
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Government & Defence, Government - State

Assistant in Nursing

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Assistant In Nursing
Remuneration: $841.30 - $923.10
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ41539


Where you'll be working

Northern Sydney’s vision is to be "leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing". Our purpose is “embracing discovery and learning, building partnerships and engaging our community to deliver excellent health and wellbeing.”

 

We build teams and health services that embrace our values; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment (CORE). Our CORE values and the behaviours that underpin them, shape the way we work together, with our patients and consumers, to deliver excellent health and wellbeing. If you’d like to be part of our journey we want to hear from you.

NSLHD is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Workforce Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority. 


What you'll be doing

The role of the Assistant in Nursing [AIN] within Mental Health Drug and Alcohol [MHDA] Services is to support both the nursing and multidisciplinary team under the direction of a Registered Nurse [RN]. The AIN assists in the provision of nursing care to mental health patients within an acute care setting and provides within their identified tasks direct patient care activities that support the recovery of acute mental health patients under the supervision of a RN. The role also involves the collecting of health care information, documenting and communicating the information back to the RN.


Employees must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct. Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants and applicants for positions designated as Category A will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment. 

 

Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrate these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.
  • HLT32057 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Descriptor: Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care).
  • Understanding the needs of Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Clients.
  • Well-developed communication skills.
  • Commitment to work as part of a Multidisciplinary team whilst working rotating seven (7) day rosters.
  • Knowledge of confidentiality issues.
  • Demonstrated computer skills.
  • Current Driver's Licence (NSW eligibility).

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 Sunaina Makkar on 02 9887 5764 or

 Sunaina.Makkar@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 25 January 2019




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We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and promote a smoke-free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks conducted for all positions.
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Assistant In Nursing
Remuneration: $841.30 - $923.10
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ41539


Where you'll be working

Northern Sydney’s vision is to be "leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing". Our purpose is “embracing discovery and learning, building partnerships and engaging our community to deliver excellent health and wellbeing.”

 

We build teams and health services that embrace our values; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment (CORE). Our CORE values and the behaviours that underpin them, shape the way we work together, with our patients and consumers, to deliver excellent health and wellbeing. If you’d like to be part of our journey we want to hear from you.

NSLHD is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Workforce Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority. 


What you'll be doing

The role of the Assistant in Nursing [AIN] within Mental Health Drug and Alcohol [MHDA] Services is to support both the nursing and multidisciplinary team under the direction of a Registered Nurse [RN]. The AIN assists in the provision of nursing care to mental health patients within an acute care setting and provides within their identified tasks direct patient care activities that support the recovery of acute mental health patients under the supervision of a RN. The role also involves the collecting of health care information, documenting and communicating the information back to the RN.


Employees must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct. Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants and applicants for positions designated as Category A will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment. 

 

Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrate these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.
  • HLT32057 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Descriptor: Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care).
  • Understanding the needs of Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Clients.
  • Well-developed communication skills.
  • Commitment to work as part of a Multidisciplinary team whilst working rotating seven (7) day rosters.
  • Knowledge of confidentiality issues.
  • Demonstrated computer skills.
  • Current Driver's Licence (NSW eligibility).

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 Sunaina Makkar on 02 9887 5764 or

 Sunaina.Makkar@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 25 January 2019


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