Job role: Registered Nurse Level 1 – Intensive Care Unit.
Job sector: Healthcare.
Job Type: Full-time.
Salary: $72,698 – $97,112 per year.
Shift & Schedule:
- Rotating roster.
- Shift work.
- City living without the traffic – Click here to see why you should live in Canberra.
- Competitive pay rates and excellent working conditions within a tertiary hospital.
- Salary Packaging with many options that provide full fringe benefits tax concessions.
- Flexible working conditions.
- 11.5% Superannuation.
About the Job.
The Registered Nurse within the Intensive Care Unit is responsible for and will provide advanced clinical assessment; develop, implement, and evaluate patient-centered care plans in collaboration with the patient and their family; and liaise closely with members of the multidisciplinary team. This role requires the applicant to have Critical Care skills and knowledge and be involved in National Standards as well as a commitment to ongoing Professional Development.
Under the limited direction of the clinical nurse consultant, you will deliver high-quality, evidence-based, patient-centered care, to our critically ill patients and their families.
- Provide direct patient care, utilizing the nursing process while working within the prescribed legislation.
- Provide direction, support, and education of new and less experienced staff and students.
- Provide patient information and education throughout the continuum of care.
- Use computerized patient information and other PC-based systems to obtain patient and other general information.
- Take responsibility for continuing professional development, competency assessment, and appraisal.
- Undertake other duties appropriate to this level of classification which contribute to the operation of the organization.
- Demonstrated clinical proficiency in critical care nursing practice, including exercising initiative and professional judgment, in assessing, negotiating, delivering, and evaluating coordinated and compassionate care.
- Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with patients, family members, and other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team.
- Demonstrated ability to mentor and precept new and/or less experienced staff.
- Evidence of commitment to maintaining ongoing professional development through participation in education and training activities relevant to clinical practice.
- Demonstrates understanding of, and adherence to, safety and quality standards, work, health and safety (WH&S), and the positive patient experience. Displays behavior consistent with CHS’s values of reliability, progressive, respect and kind.
- Previous ICU/HDU/CCU experience.
- Registered as a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA).
- Able to work a full rotating roster.
- Hold a current ALS qualification.