Eastern Grampians Health Service

District Nurse

Job Description

About Us

East Grampians Health Service is based in Ararat and Willaura (Regional Victoria) and takes its name from the magnificent mountain range that provides a backdrop to both townships.  We are committed to providing quality care and services that meet the needs of the community, whilst continuously striving for improvement and aiming to lead the way in provision of health related services:

Community Nursing is a part of the broader Community Services Department which is located at the Ararat campus, we provide community nursing across the catchment area of Ararat Rural City. Community Nursing includes Palliative Care, District Nursing Hospital in the Home, Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP), Home Care Packages and specialist nursing programs. Each program area aims to provide awareness and education which enables community members to have a better understanding of their own health issues and thus take greater responsibility for improving their own health outcomes.

What we Offer

About the Role

District Nurses are independent practitioners who partner with Consumers, to create a person-centred design of care by including the consumer in a shared decision-making process to ensure clients are partners in their own care.

Responsibilities include assessment and care planning, facilitating and coordinating evidence based interventions relevant to the client’s condition(s), liaison with the team and other services.

About You

  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
  • A demonstrated commitment to the provision care that is client centered, strengths based and underpinned by a re-enablement and restorative philosophy
  • A current and valid Victorian drivers license
  • Ability to contribute and practice collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team

Appointment is subject to immunisation clearance (Including COVID-19) and current and satisfactory Employment Checks (Police and Working With Children Checks)

For more information please contact Gaylene Peoples, Community Nursing Manager on 03 5352 9328.

The Position Description can be viewed and downloaded by selecting ‘Position Description’ below.

To apply please select ‘Apply online’ and complete as requested.

Please ensure you address the selection criteria, attach an up to date resume including two business referees by close of business Wednesday 22 May 2024.

East Grampians Health Service is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Summary

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Eastern Grampians Health Service