War Memorial Hospital TACP Registered Nurse PFT

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Sydney - Eastern Suburbs
June 23, 2024

War Memorial Hospital (WMH) is a 3rd Schedule Aged Rehabilitation hospital, situated in Waverley, owned and operated by Uniting and part of the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD). Services are comprised of 24-hour inpatient care, Monday to Friday outpatient departments, iREAP Day Rehabilitation program, several specialist community teams inclusive of Transitional Aged Care, Aged Care Assessment Team, Geriatric Flying Squad, Young Onset Dementia, and day centre program, 24-hour accommodation service for regional guests and the full range of hospital support services. It is set within beautiful tranquil grounds and is a well-supported team environment.

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This position will join WMH Transitional Aged Care (TAC) team to plan, coordinate and deliver high quality nursing intervention to patients of War Memorial Hospital (WMH) consistent with AHPRA, Uniting, NSW Health and South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) policies, procedures and standards, to achieve patient/client health outcomes within specified timeframes.

This role will help facilitate the delivery of an effective, flexible, innovative and integrated services. The role requires participation in quality initiatives within the TAC teams and/or hospital. A demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, evidence based practice, ongoing clinical and professional learning is required.

The TAC program is a goal oriented, time limited program that provides of multidisciplinary support and low level therapy to older people at the conclusion of a hospital episode, who require more time and support to complete their restorative process, optimise their functional capacity, finalise and access their longer term care arrangements. It operates both in the community and residential TAC settings. The TAC team comprises of social workers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses, dietitian services and in-house care assistants.

This is a Permanent full-time position, 76 hours per fortnight + ADO. Required days of work are Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 4.30pm (flexible start / finish times can be agreed upon with Manager as required). Permanent residents and permanent work rights visa’s will be accepted however, sponsorship is not available for this role. Please provide comprehensive responses to each selection criteria as per attached position description.

Uniting is a not-for-profit organisation with competitive salary packaging. 

All Category A NSW Health workers are required to have received an annual seasonal Influenza vaccination or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. COVID-19 vaccinations are strongly recommended for all NSW Health workers.

Selection Criteria:

1. Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse in the area of aged care, rehabilitation or other relevant specialty with post graduate qualification or interest in working towards same

2. Demonstrated experience or interest in working in the community including ability to perform comprehensive, client centered nursing assessments, nursing care and case management of older people, in particular those with dementia or with complex health care needs with an enablement focus

3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and autonomously and as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to exercise independent professional judgement on routine matters, commensurate with years of experience and ability to manage clients with complex psychosocial issues and/or chronic and complex health care needs

  1. Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating across all levels and departments within WMH and external stakeholders
  2. Experience in delegating and supervising nursing duties to other nursing/care personnel ensuring quality, effective clinical care standards are maintained with efficient use of resources
  3. Demonstrated commitment to personal professional development, evidence based practice and quality improvement principles
  4. Demonstrated proficiency or willingness to learn contemporary health information systems, inclusive of electronic medical records, MS Office and relevant portals
  5. Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia and current NSW Drivers’ license Class C and willingness to drive as part of the role

Enquiries to: Helen Tassell, Transitional Aged Care Manager on 0434 431714 email Helen.Tassell@Health.nsw.gov.au or Melanie Rohn, Senior TAC Physiotherapist on 9369 0308 Melanie.Rohn@Health.nsw.gov.au

Position Description: Download File PD_TAC RN_PFT_May 2024.doc

Applications Guide: Download File WMH Application Guide with forms_May 2024.pdf

Applications Close: 11.30pm, 23rd June 2024

WMH is proudly committed to the provision of environmentally sustainable health services. WMH operates under Uniting’s values and Code of Conduct which employees are committed to uphold. It is important that the people who work at Uniting have a sense of commitment to our purpose. We are an equal opportunity employer and we select staff based on merit and experience. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace.



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