This role presents an opportunity to gain valuable skills and experience in nursing activities, as part of the friendly and dedicated team at Maitland Hospital. Assisting with the provision of professional high quality care aimed at improving patient health outcomes, you will assist the Registered Nurses with routine tasks with patients. This will include personal care duties for patients, as well as technical support functions at the level of setting up for nursing procedures, cleaning equipment and managing local stock levels. You will help to maintain a physically and culturally safe environment for patients and staff, alerting the Registered Nurses to any patient or visitor concerns, questions or complaints. You will work at all times under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and your work may also be overseen by an Enrolled Nurse within a care team.
Maitland Hospital is a 32 bed complex, with 18 beds for people receiving active medical treatment and 14 aged care beds. We have inpatient care in general medicine for adults and children, as well as palliative care, six-day renal dialysis inpatient service, transitional care packages, Aboriginal patient pathways officer and cardiac rehabilitation.
To apply for this role, you will be enrolled as a student in an undergraduate program in nursing or midwifery, and have completed any training required by the employer relevant to the safe and competent performance of work at this level. Motivated and keen to learn, you will be able to follow instructions and possess effective verbal and written communication skills.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
Applications close: 7 June 2019
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 692759