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Clinical Nurse

Nursing

Posted: 15 Oct 2021

Location: Kimberley WA

WACHS KImberley are seeking a Clinical nurse for the Kimberley Palliative Care Nursing Services

Salary: RN Lev­el 2 $91,171 — $96,742 p.a. pro rata

Loca­tion: Broome / Kununurra

Unit/​Division: Nurs­ing Ser­vices -> Kim­ber­ley Pal­lia­tive Care

Work Type: Per­ma­nent — Full Time

Posi­tion No: 00613799

Clos­ing Date: 2021-10-28 4:00 PM (YYYY-MM-DD)

Attach­ments: - appli­cant infor­ma­tion pack­age (lat­tice version).pdf
- clin­i­cal nurse 613799 rn lev­el 2 march 2020.pdf
- wachs — r5 — appli­ca­tion form — pdf.pdf
- wachs pre-employ­ment health assess­ment policy.pdf
- wwc appli­cant advice 2017b.pdf

WA Health is com­mit­ted to elim­i­nat­ing all forms of dis­crim­i­na­tion in the pro­vi­sion of our ser­vice. We embrace diver­si­ty and strong­ly encour­age appli­ca­tions from Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander peo­ples, peo­ple from cul­tur­al­ly diverse back­grounds and peo­ple with disabilities.

WA Health sup­ports flex­i­ble work­ing prac­tices with­in the con­text of a qual­i­ty health ser­vice. WA Health is com­mit­ted to a smoke free envi­ron­ment across all build­ings, grounds and vehicles.

WA Health is com­mit­ted to grow­ing the Abo­rig­i­nal work­force as a part of WA Health’s Abo­rig­i­nal Work­force Pol­i­cy. As a mea­sure to achieve equal­i­ty, Sec­tion 51 of the Equal Oppor­tu­ni­ty Act 1984 applies to this posi­tion. Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple are encour­aged to apply.

Eli­gi­bil­i­ty to Apply: Aus­tralian cit­i­zen­ship or per­ma­nent res­i­den­cy is an essen­tial require­ment for appli­cants to be con­sid­ered for per­ma­nent posi­tions in the pub­lic sector. 

All WA health sys­tem employ­ees are required to be ful­ly vac­ci­nat­ed against COVID-19 in order to access health care facil­i­ties, pur­suant to the Health Work­er (Restric­tions on Access) Direc­tions (HWAD), Res­i­den­tial Aged Care Facil­i­ty Work­er Access Direc­tions (ACWD) and the COVID-19 Manda­to­ry Vac­ci­na­tion and Vac­ci­na­tion Pro­gram Pol­i­cy, unless the employ­ee is exempt pur­suant to the HWAD and/​or ACWD.

Oth­er Con­di­tions: WA Health engages staff in posi­tions of trust and respon­si­bil­i­ty. WA Health poli­cies require appli­cants to under­take crim­i­nal records screen­ing and integri­ty check­ing as part of the appoint­ment process. Ref­er­ees may also be asked to com­ment on an applicant’s integri­ty and past demon­stra­tion of eth­i­cal behaviour.

This vacan­cy is sub­ject to a West­ern Aus­tralian Work­ing With Chil­dren (WWC) Check. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion please refer to the WWC web­site at: https://​work​ing​with​chil​dren​.wa​.gov​.au

Please note this recruit­ment process requires com­ple­tion of sat­is­fac­to­ry Pre-Employ­ment Health Assess­ment (PEHA). Any offer of employ­ment with WA Coun­try Health Ser­vice (WACHS) is con­di­tion­al on sat­is­fac­to­ry PEHA to ensure you are able to per­form the inher­ent require­ments of the posi­tion. An unsat­is­fac­to­ry PEHA will result in the offer of employ­ment being with­drawn. Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Pol­i­cy for fur­ther information.

Whilst this selec­tion process will ini­tial­ly be used to fill the above vacan­cy, it may also be used to fill oth­er sim­i­lar” vacan­cies through­out the health ser­vice. In addi­tion to this, should the suc­cess­ful appli­cant decline or vacate the adver­tised vacan­cy, then the next most suit­able appli­cant may also be select­ed from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a peri­od of six (6) months from when the autho­rised del­e­gate endors­es the recruit­ment deci­sion.

Posi­tion Pro­file: The pri­ma­ry respon­si­bil­i­ties of the Pal­lia­tive Care Clin­i­cal Nurse is to man­age, coor­di­nate and deliv­er com­pe­tent nurs­ing care for pal­lia­tive care patients and their fam­i­lies, through con­sul­ta­tion, sound lead­er­ship, advanced nurs­ing skills and knowl­edge rel­e­vant to the pal­lia­tive care nurs­ing prac­tice in vari­able com­mu­ni­ty and hos­pi­tal set­tings.

Area Pro­file: The WA Coun­try Health Ser­vice (WACHS) is the largest coun­try health sys­tem in Aus­tralia and one of the biggest in the world, pro­vid­ing health ser­vices to approx­i­mate­ly half a mil­lion peo­ple, includ­ing 45,000 Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple, over a vast two and a half mil­lion square kilo­me­tre area. The organ­i­sa­tion com­pris­es sev­en regions, with a strong net­work of pub­lic hos­pi­tals, health ser­vices and health cen­tres locat­ed across rur­al and remote West­ern Aus­tralia. Our core busi­ness is the pro­vi­sion of qual­i­ty, acces­si­ble health ser­vices to coun­try WA res­i­dents and vis­i­tors.

Employ­ee Ben­e­fits: In addi­tion to the great salary our employ­ees enjoy an amaz­ing range of ben­e­fits which may include (in line with oper­a­tional requirements):

  • 10% employ­er con­tributed super­an­nu­a­tion into a fund of your choice. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion click here.
  • Access to gen­er­ous salary pack­ag­ing arrangements
  • Pro­fes­sion­al Devel­op­ment Oppor­tu­ni­ties and Study Leave/​assistance
  • Flex­i­ble work­ing arrangements
  • Flex­i­ble leave arrangements
  • Oth­er pro­fes­sion­al and loca­tion based allowances

Selec­tion Cri­te­ria: Please see the attached Job Descrip­tion Form.above

For Fur­ther Job Relat­ed Infor­ma­tion: We encour­age you to con­tact Casey Carter on 08 9194 4125.

If you expe­ri­ence dif­fi­cul­ties while apply­ing online, please con­tact Employ­ee Ser­vices on 13 44 77 for imme­di­ate assis­tance dur­ing busi­ness hours.

Appli­ca­tion Instruc­tions: Appli­cants are request­ed to apply online. https://​search​.jobs​.wa​.gov​.au/…

It is prefer­able for your ref­er­ee to be a cur­rent super­vi­sor or manager. 

Appli­cants are advised to write a state­ment address­ing the selec­tion cri­te­ria in no more than 2 – 3 pages and pro­vide a detailed cur­ricu­lum vitae which sum­maris­es your expe­ri­ence and how you are able to meet the posi­tion require­ments. These doc­u­ments should be com­plete and ready to attach pri­or to apply­ing online. Please ensure you allow suf­fi­cient time to com­plete the online appli­ca­tion process as you will be required to answer var­i­ous ques­tions and attach your documentation.

Lodge­ment is sys­tem gen­er­at­ed. Any sub­mis­sions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.

APPI­CA­TIONS CLOSE 28TH OCTO­BER

LATE OR EMAIL APPLI­CA­TIONS WILL NOT BE CON­SID­ERED.