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Paediatric Registered Nurse

We are currently seeking Registered Nurses with Paediatric experience interested in coming to the Mount Isa Paediatric Unit. This position may lead to further employment opportunities.

Your role
? Assume responsibility and accountability for ensuring Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia (NMBA) and own standards, actions and the outcomes of own nursing practice, professional advice given and for activities delegated to a Registered Nurse (RN), Enrolled Nurse (EN) or unregulated healthcare worker.
? Deliver safe and quality nursing and health care by practicing professionally in accordance with legislation, relevant standards, codes of practice and clinical governance.
? Contribute to positive patient outcomes and experience across the care continuum by leading the assessment, planning and evaluating of nursing care in collaboration with the patient and/or their family and the health care team.
? Contribute to development, review and evaluation of clinical governance to support quality and safe care and risk management strategies.
? Actively participate in activities to achieve Paediatric Unit performance indicators including development and application of the Business Planning Framework Service Profile and operational planning.
? Actively promote a learning environment by supporting colleagues; fulfilling portfolio responsibilities and participating in Career Progression Pathway (CPP) to facilitate professional practice development.
? Proactively support and contribute to innovation and positive health outcomes by participating in quality initiatives, research activities and professional practice development aligned with the NWHHS Nursing and Midwifery Professional Practice Model(PPM).
? Embrace the NWHHS Nursing and Midwifery Professional Practice Model (PPM) values and spirit to maintain and develop a positive and professional practice environment committed to excellence in healthcare.
? Actively participate in a working environment supporting quality human resource management practices including employment equity, anti-discrimination, workplace health and safety and ethical behaviour.
? Follow defined service quality standards, occupational health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.
? Effectively engage with people and communities from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
? Deliver culturally responsive and safe care in line with the Queensland Health Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Capability Framework 2010-2033 and Queensland Health Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Strategy 2017-2022.
? Keep People Safe: Comply with reasonable Work Health and Safety instruction and cooperate with reasonable policy and procedures, including the Duties of Workers, Section 28, Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (QLD).
Job title: Paediatric Registered Nurse
Contract type: Contract
Location: Australia, Northern QLD - Greater Mt Isa & Western QLD, Northern QLD
Industry: Healthcare and Medical Nursing: RN and Div 1
Job expiry: 2021-12-22
Reference: 7237J2021122666


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