REGISTERED NURSE – COVID-19 RESPONSE
- Casual vacancies with fixed term contracts negotiable
- Grade 2 to 3A classification
- Culture that supports work-life balance
SCHS is a dynamic organisation promoting health, wellbeing and independence in a social model of health to prevent illness, disease and injury. Influencing the agenda for health policy, providing access and equity to health services for our community and encouraging innovation and flexibility to ensure services match community needs are our priorities.
We are currently seeking applications from Registered Nurses to support SCHS’ flexible and responsive workforce in our COVID vaccination and district nursing teams. SCHS is a fast paced leading provider of health care in the community who service a wide variety of clients that includes general nursing, chronic and complex care and palliative care.
As a member of the District Nursing and COVID vaccination teams:
- You will be responsible for providing quality nursing care for a diverse group of clients
- You will use a problem solving approach involving assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in the provision of quality nursing care to the clients
- You will undertake clinical and administrative duties at our COVID vaccination clinic- including respiratory health assessments, phone triage, vaccinating and post vaccination observation
- You will be experienced in the use of and wearing of PPE
- You will provide health education to clients and their carers about their identified health needs by creating an environment which enables them to be responsible for their own health
- You will liaise closely with community service providers to coordinate client care
- You will act as client advocate to assist positive health outcomes
For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact Shelley Faulks, Manager Clinic Programs at email@example.com or (03) 5022 5444.
Applications close 8am Friday 22 October 2021
PLEASE NOTE: SCHS is committed to the application of the Child Safe Standards. All positions are subject to thorough credentialing and safety screening prior to commencing employment. This includes reference checks and National Police Check for all SCHS employees. Any prospective employee who has resided and worked overseas in the past 10 years for a continuous period of 12 months or more will be required to undergo an International Criminal History Check. Where applicable, employees may also be required to hold a current Working With Children check issued in the state of Victoria and have a current NDIS Clearance (NDIS Worker Screening Check).
For more information on the NDIS Worker Screening Check, please click here.
Department of Health Guidelines for Immunisation of Health Care Workers require all staff to demonstrate immunity to specific preventable diseases, and includes providing evidence for the COVID-19 vaccination. As part of the recruitment process, the preferred applicant is required to provide evidence of immunisation (and/or serology) to confirm they are protected from risk.