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Registered Nurse - Community
Posted: 12 Jan 2022
Location: North West Tasmania
Department of Health are seeking applicants for the role of Registered Nurse – Community to work for the Hellyer Community Nursing Service in North-West Tasmania.
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The Hellyer Community Nursing Service operates within a Primary Health framework to deliver nursing care to the Burnie/Wynyard/Penguin communities. Community nursing services are available in clinic settings at Community Health Centres or in-home visits for Hospital in the Home clients and those unable to attend a clinic.
Nursing care includes chronic and complex wound care including Negative Pressure Wound Therapy, indwelling and supra pubic catheter changes and management, end of life palliative care including syringe driver management, post-acute care following discharge from hospital and medication management including support and management of medications via IV/IM/Subcut routes. Venepuncture, cannulation and PICC management are attended following supported credentialing for those wishing to advance their skills.
Service delivery models are:
- General Community Nursing
- Community Nursing Enhanced Care Service (CoNECS ) ‑Direct referral from Emergency Department for free short-term care at Community Nursing clinics for clients requiring IV medication & wound care (including burns care) following presentation at DEM
- Hospital in the Home (HITH) programme- Clients are transferred to a ‘virtual ward’ and cared for at home under the care of their consultant by Community nurses
Details of Appointment
Multiple Permanent Full Time and Part Time Shift-Worker positions available working up to 76 hours per fortnight
Salary: $67,982-$93,964 pro-rata per annum + 10% superannuation + access to salary packaging
Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:
- Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse.
- Current Driver’s Licence.
- Pre-employment Checks.
For More Information and How to Apply
Please visit our website.
Phone: (03) 64777355
Position: Nurse Unit Manager, Hellyer
Applications close 27 January 2022.