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The Mater Cardiac Surgical Neonatal Critical Care Unit is seeking an experience and motivated Clinical Nurse to join the team in a permanent full-time capacity.

The Neonatal Critical Care Unit is a 79 bed perinatal tertiary referral centre which provides care for approximately 2000 babies per year. Within this unit is a cohort of highly specialised and complex babies requiring intensive care in collaboration with multiple sub specialty teams from the state-wide children’s hospital. You will be part of large multidisciplinary teams caring for babies with cardiac, surgical, neurosurgical, renal and other complex conditions and supporting families as part of our team. 

Salary range: $46.32 - $49.62 (Registered Nurse Level 2) per hour plus superannuation 

What you’ll be doing
As part of our team you will be integral in the progression of evidence-based models of care which are responsive to community needs and assist by providing leadership to promote an environment that is conducive to innovation and change.

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

  • Actively participating in contributing towards the Quality, Safety and Work, Health and Safety processes in the clinical area
  • Supporting the Nurse Unit Manager in implementing strategies to ensure that quality and risk management are integrated into service provision
  • Provide clinical guidance, leadership and education to members of the clinical team in order to ensure consistent  and collaborative implementation of improvement activities
  • Achieving optimal patient outcomes throughout the patient journey and continuum of care
  • Demonstrating advanced clinical expertise and knowledge of procedures and the management of patients seeking outstanding care
  • Maintaining current knowledge and skills to ensure continued professional growth

About you
You will be driven by a challenging yet rewarding environment where you can bring your energy and experience to this dynamic team of passionate nurses.

In order to be successful in this position, you will have:

  • Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Nurse with Midwife Registration
  • Significant experience in a NCCU environment
  • Postgraduate neonatal qualification or equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and clinical problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to the continued quality improvement and best practice principles
  • Demonstrated collaborative and engaging team approach and ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Understanding of the Mater mission and values and the ability to engage others in living the values in NCCU 

Why join us?
Joining a 10,000+ strong workforce, you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education, Research and Foundation and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients, consumers and community. You will be a part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.

  • Via salary packaging arrangements allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increasing take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses
  • Access to leading education via Mater Education
  • Flexible working arrangements, including work from home options were suitable
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business and venues  for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation and Other
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues
  • Access to gym, pool and end of trip facilities within our new purpose built corporate office

*Please note we will be reviewing and contacting applicants prior to closing date so please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible. 

Submit application HERE.
Enquires to Chloe Ahern 3163 5699

Posted 10 June 2022