Neonatal Nurses

Buderim Private Hospital

Employment Status: Permanent Part-Time and/or Casual
Location: Buderim Private Hospital, Sunshine Coast
Classification: Registered Nurse - Level 1
Remuneration Value: $35.42- $45.53 p/h (FTE $69, 989 - $89, 967), 9.5% employee contribution to super, 17.5 % annual leave loading + not for profit salary packaging benefit + cumulative study leave. (casual opportunities offered at hourly rate + super + 23% casual loading)

Buderim Private Hospital is seeking applications from innovative and passionate Neonatal Nurses to join our Special Care Nursery Team.
At Buderim Private Hospital, we have a deep and real connection to the Sunshine Coast. Driven by a desire to consistently exceed the needs and expectations of our patients, their families and the community, we develop partnerships to deliver personalised, quality care from the heart. Proudly not for profit, we provide a comprehensive range of surgical and medical services using the latest technology. It’s our unique blend of care, commitment and expertise that has us rated as one of the best hospitals in Australia.

About the Role:
Buderim Private Hospital is seeking a motivated, innovative and passionate Registered Nurse to be part of our Special Care Nursery Team. We are seeking applications from candidates interested in either casual work or part-time hours offered at 20 hours per week. 

Contemporary knowledge of best practice in newborn nursing care is required and extensive neonatal clinical experience preferred with a minimum 2 years experience in a similar level special care nursery. Appropriate post graduate qualifications not essential, but highly regarded.

Buderim Private Special Care Nursery (SCN) is a level 4 Nursery and provides care for babies greater than 32 weeks and 1500 grams. SCN supports maternity services at Buderim Private and patient transfers from tertiary health centres. In this role, you will be responsible for the clinical management and delivery of care in a 7 cot special care nursery. Staffing levels will be dependent on patient occupancy and acuity. Therefore, the ability to work autonomously and independently is essential for low occupancy/acuity shifts.  SCN is supported by the Clinical Nurse Manager, Maternity/Women’s Health Ward Team and 24/7 available VMP.

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • A  flexible and patient/family centred Registered Nurse
  • Respectful, supportive and engaging member of the core SCN team 
  • Highly accountable and demonstrate a supportive and engaging style
  • Passionate about patient care and achieving high quality clinical outcomes
  • Highly motivated to learn and willing to undertake continuing education and grow professionally
  • RN/RM preferred but not essential

 Key areas of focus for this role include:

  • Ability to work autonomously within the SCN
  • Ensuring patient flow is managed whilst providing high standards of patient care

Skills & Experience:

To be successful in the role you will possess current unrestricted nursing registration with AHPRA and have recent experience and proficiency in the following advanced skill set:

  • CPAP and High Flow nasal oxygen
  • Assisting and preparing for stabilisation and retrieval including initiating ventilator care
  • PIVC and UVC Therapy (Including IV medications)
  • Phototherapy management

We’ll look after you too:
Our people mean the world to us. We do everything we can to ensure they enjoy opportunities and benefits that are as inspiring and rewarding as the fantastic work they do. Flexibility, development, and a values-led culture are just some of the experiences you’ll have here at UnitingCare.

We offer access to health and wellbeing, financial, retail and lifestyle benefits designed to make life more enjoyable. As a registered not-for-profit, we also offer competitive salary-packaging designed to increase your take home pay. We celebrate a highly-diverse and inclusive workforce and are invested in your professional and personal development.

Let’s talk:
To apply for this opportunity, please click HERE to be taken to our online application process.

We look forward to receiving your application by 22 December 2020.

Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community. We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.  

Posted 15 December 2020