Eastern Grampians Health Service

Care nurse

Job Description

Central Grampians Palliative Care is located at East Grampians Health Service (EGHS) Ararat and is the primary provider of specialist palliative care services in the local government areas of Ararat, Pyrenees and Northern Grampians.  We are seeking suitably experienced registered nurses to work in our team.

EGHS will provide a position team environment, ongoing professional development, salary packaging arrangements, very supportive and sociable environment and assistance with accommodation.

Located in Ararat, Western Victoria, a vibrant, friendly community two hours’ drive from Melbourne, and in close proximity to the Grampians National Park, local wineries and many other fantastic areas to visit, the area provides an excellent living and recreational environment.

Our team provides patient centred, evidence based specialist services for consumers with palliative and end of life care needs, supporting consumers and their carers to feel safe and comfortable.  Our team works closely with the Grampians Regional Palliative Team and is working closely with Ballarat Hospice to improve access to after-hours care and advice.  EGHS also participates in the Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration (PCOC) to benchmark and continually identify opportunities to improve our service.

If you have;

  • recent experience and post graduate qualifications in palliative care nursing; or willingness to work towards same
  • At least 3 years experience in palliative care, community nursing or related area
  • a demonstrated commitment to the provision of care that is client centred;
  • a commitment to the provision of care which focuses on the individual and support networks;
  • the ability to contribute and practice collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team;
  • a demonstrated ability to assess, plan and coordinate care for clients and their carers with complex medical, psychological and chronic illness;
  • written and computer skills required to fulfil this position;
  • a current and valid Victorian drivers license; and
  • current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse,

our Palliative Care Team would welcome your application.

The successful applicant will need to consent to relevant pre-employment checks (including Police and Working With Children Checks) and meet immunisation requirements.

For further information please contact Kate Pitcher, Manager Community Nursing on (03) 5352 9560.

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To apply please ensure you address the selection criteria, attach an up to date resume including two business referees by close of business Friday 10 June 2022.

East Grampians Health Service is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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Eastern Grampians Health Service