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Health Assistant (Nursing) | General Acute

St Vincent's Hospital

  • Permanent full time and part time opportunities
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Friendly and supportive team environment

About the Role
Exciting opportunities exists for passionate, caring and qualified Health Assistants (Nursing) to join our dynamic team at St Vincent’s Hospital. You will work as part of a wider ward team, under the direction and supervision of the Nurse Unit Manager (NUM) or equivalent, and will make a positive contribution to patient care through assistance and support to our Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses.

You will also:

  • Contribute to positive patient outcomes by ensuring all elements of delegated work is completed accurately and in accordance with St Vincent's policies and procedures
  • Participate in delegated aspects of patient care, including but not limited to assistance with: personal hygiene, nutritional needs, mobility, transfers and positioning within the ward, elimination needs
  • Ensure patient privacy and dignity is maintained at all times

Classifications for these roles will be:

  • PW11 - WP11 ($47,991 - $52,026 base salary per annum).
  • CW11 ($51,526 per annum).

Your Contribution
As a qualified Health Assistant (Nursing), you will bring strong interpersonal skills and an ability to effectively communicate with staff, patients and families to the role. You will be a reliable team player, who enjoys working within a multidisciplinary team.

You will also have:

  • Certificate III Health Assistant (Nursing)
  • Previous experience as a Health Assistant is desirable
  • Current National criminal history check, or willing to obtain

What we offer

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ability to join Fitness Passport - Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilities
  • Staff Health Centre
  • CBD Location, close to Public Transport and close to lots of car parks
  • Discounts and Promotions always available through our Foundation
  • Career development & advancement encouraged
  • Culture of continuous improvement
  • Flexible working arrangements including

About 8 East
8 East is a 24 bed General Medical unit which provides rapid multidisciplinary assessment of General Medical patients admitted via the Emergency Department and the Intensive Care Unit. 8 East compromises of 20 acute beds, 4 ACE beds and houses in the Increased Observation Room, a 4 bed room that gives specialised care to patients with delirium and dementia.

Working at St Vincent’s
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.

Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve.

Please visit our website, for further information regarding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

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Registered NurseSt Vincent's Hospital
Location Melbourne
Job Reference Number JR118922
Classification Registered Nurse
Sub Classification Acute
Job Type Permanent/Full-Time
Estimated Salary Package Not Applicable
Closing Date 28-01-2022

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