Job Vacancies at NHW

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services. Successful applicants will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

NHW is an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to respecting and celebrating all forms of diversity and recognises the value of these unique identities within the community.

NHW encourages all people of diverse backgrounds to apply including but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI), Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD), Sex, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community and those living with a disability.

If you require support or assistance in applying for a position please direct enquiries to hr@nhw.org.au

Closing Date: No closing date applied to this position

Title:  Registered Midwife

Position Type: Expression of Interest Only

Hours: Various Hours

Reference: #19179

Contact: Karen Oddie

Phone: (03) 5722 5133

Overview:  NHW currently has positions available for Registered Midwives to join the team of professionals that contribute to our hospital’s excellent reputation. 

 The Maternity Services Unit is a progressive unit that boasts modern birthing, postnatal and special care nursery facilities.  The ward is well supported through the Education Department of the hospital and is well regarded within the region as a resource for Midwifery practice.

Download Position Description: PD Midwife.pdf

Closing Date: No closing date applied to this position.

Title:  Allied Health & Ambulatory Services EOI

Position Type: Expression of Interest Only

Hours: Various Hours

Reference: #19208

Phone:

Physiotherapy – (03) 5722 5413

Occupational Therapy – (03) 5722 5508

Speech Pathology & Allied Health Assistants – (03) 5722 5566

Social Work – (03) 5722 5113

Dietetics, Diabetes Education & Continence Nursing – (03) 5722 5179

Complex Care Service – (03) 5722 5053

Overview:  Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is seeking expressions of interest from Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Allied Health Assistants, Dietitians, Social Workers, Diabetes Educators, Continence Nurses & Care Coordinators who are keen to explore casual, temporary, weekend and/or ongoing opportunities for work at NHW.  Roles within our Allied Health & Ambulatory services division offer exciting clinical diversity across emergency, acute, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient and community funded streams. If you are dynamic, team orientated, innovative and committed to allied health and ambulatory services then we would love to hear from you. 

Closing Date: No closing date applied to this position

Title:  Registered Nurse

Position Type: Expression of Interest Only

Hours: Various Hours

Reference: #19175

Contact: Erica Anderson

Phone: (03) 5722 5079

Overview:  NHW encourages expressions of interest from Resisted Nurses for employment within our Nursing teams.

Applicants must possess good interpersonal and communication skills and have a sound knowledge and understanding of the pre-admission process. Proficient knowledge of current nursing practice is essential.

Download Position Description: Registered Nurse Casual Bank-Pool PD


Closing Date: 11 December 2019

Title:   Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) Anaesthetist

Position: Fee for Service

Reference: #2145

Contact: Dr Jade Radnor

 Phone: (03) 5722 5066 


 Overview:

• Fee-for-service, Visiting Medical Officer appointment
• Co-operative working arrangements, assured hospital income

Applications are invited for the position of Visiting Medical Officer – Anaesthetist at Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW). This position will provide services to NHW for elective and emergency Anaesthetics and provide on-call cover on a one-in-ten roster.  The successful applicant will reside within call-in range of the hospital whilst on-call.

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is a busy sub-regional integrated health service of 208 beds and is the major referral facility for the greater part of North East Victoria.  NHW provides a wide range of acute specialist medical and surgical services. An emergency department, critical care unit (ICU,HDU,CCU), obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics and specialised aged care, medical oncology services, community rehabilitation, and inpatient, community, aged and psycho-geriatric mental health services. There is also a broad range of community health services and NHW auspices a number of other regional services in post-acute care, palliative care and infection control.

It has an operating suite of four theatres and is supported by a modern Radiology Department, Pathology and Nuclear Medicine. A 40 bed private hospital is located close by. On call services for NHW are likely to be one–in-ten. An equal distribution of lists across a number of specialties is arranged for all VMO anaesthetists.

The University of Melbourne’s Rural Clinical School has a node located in Wangaratta with medical students completing their clinical studies at NHW and additional students rotate from Melbourne Teaching Hospitals.

Wangaratta is just under three hours drive from Melbourne on a four lane highway. It is in a magnificent rural setting with snow fields, vineyards, and a host of recreational choices on offer. It is also within 45 minute drive to Albury which has a large rural airport.

Applying for the role:
• Applications and requests for additional information may be sent in confidence to Dr Jade Radnor, Acting Director of Anaesthesia via Medical Workforce:
 medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au or (03) 5722 5066

• Completed applications including CV and letter of introduction outlining how your skills and experience meet the requirement of the Position Description should be emailed to medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au

PLEASE NOTE: Applications must be PDF as Word Documents cannot be received.


 

Position Description:  Visiting Medical Officer Anaesthetics.pdf


Closing Date: 13 December 2019

Title:  Operational Director Workforce

Position Type: Full Time Permanent 

Reference: #2157

Contact: Fiona Shanks 


Phone: 0457 591 059


Overview:

To the next Operational Director, 

Northeast Health is the largest employer in Wangaratta. We have 1500 fabulous employees who work across a range of clinical and non-clinical areas. We are a sub-regional acute hospital and operate a 72 bed residential aged care facility. We are about to embark on a significant redevelopment which will cater for our increasing patient demand, provide better care and improve our facilities.

Over the past two years the Workforce Unit, encompassing Human Resources, Payroll, Health, Safety and Wellbeing and Workforce systems has continued to change in order to adequately support our growing workforce. We also provide payroll services and technical workforce systems support to the outlying Health Services surrounding us.

In 2020, with your help we will upgrade our workforce technology to enable improved working efficiency and position us to be a regional lead in Workforce management over the next five years to our health service and those within our region. Our workforce team is growing and we are working hard to ensure we position our roles to ensure they provide meaningful work, are interesting, integrate with your personal circumstances and offer career pathways. 

Our culture is highly engaged and I am not just saying that. It really is. Our people matter survey data in 2019 was exceptional and we are a high outlier when benchmarked across the state.

But I can’t do it alone.  I am now seeking an exceptional and highly experienced person to join my team as the Operational Director Workforce.  The aim of this role will be to oversee and lead this business. Reporting to my role, you will be an integral part of the senior leadership team within our Division and you will work closely with the Operational Director Education & Research. 

I would like you to be ethical, kind and compassionate. Highly skilled in these technical areas, be able to have fun and be approachable. Above all I would like you to want this role with passion. The role is full time and the salary package will be commensurate with your skills and experience. 

I encourage you to contact me for a confidential discussion if you have any questions. My mobile is 0457 591 059 or email fiona.shanks@nhw.org.au .

I look forward to speaking with you ,but above all I look forward to welcoming you to my team,

Fiona Shanks 

Executive Director Workforce, Education & Research 

Applying for the role:

• A PD for this role can be downloaded from the NHW website careers page

• Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au


• Applications close 13 December 2019 


Position Description: Operational Director Workforce.pdf



Closing Date: 19 December 2019

Title:  Occupational Therapist Grade 1 - Acute 

Position Type: Full Time, Fixed Term 

Reference: #2164

Contact: Kane Fitzpatrick or Lisa Peters on (03) 5722 5508

Overview: 

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

NHW is seeking applications from Occupational Therapists who are team focused, enthusiastic and interested in pursuing opportunities to diversify and enhance their skills within a growing allied health team.  New graduates encouraged to apply.

The grade one therapist will work across acute, inpatient rehabilitation and community services. Six month rotations are supported by a Grade 2 Occupational Therapist within that program.

The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:

·         Enquiries can be made with Kane Fitzpatrick or Lisa Peters on (03) 5722 5508

·         A PD for this role can be downloaded from the NHW website careers page

·         Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au

·         Applications close on 19 December 2019

 

Position Description:Grade 1 OT.pdf  


Closing Date: 19 December 2019

Title:  Occupational Therapist Grade 1 - SACS

Position Type: Full Time, Fixed Term 

Reference: #2165

Contact: Kane Fitzpatrick or Lisa Peters on (03) 5722 5508

Overview: 

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

NHW is seeking applications from Occupational Therapists who are team focused, enthusiastic and interested in pursuing opportunities to diversify and enhance their skills within a growing allied health team.  New graduates encouraged to apply.

The grade one therapist will work across acute, inpatient rehabilitation and community services. Six month rotations are supported by a Grade 2 Occupational Therapist within that program.

The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:

·         Enquiries can be made with Kane Fitzpatrick or Lisa Peters on (03) 5722 5508

·         A PD for this role can be downloaded from the NHW website careers page

·         Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au

·         Applications close on 19 December 2019

 


Position Description:Grade 1 OT.pdf  

Closing Date: 19 December 2019

Title:  Care Coordinator - Complex Care Services

Position Type: Full Time, Fixed Term 

Reference: #2147

Contact: Ruth Mulligan  (03) 5722 5053

Overview: 

40 hours/fortnight, 0.5 EFT Permanent Position

80 hours/fortnight / 1.0 EFT Fixed Term Contract 20/01/2020 – 15/05/2020

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services. 

NHW is seeking Care Coordinators who are dynamic, creative, and have a passion to support clients with chronic and complex conditions.    

Applicants will need to demonstrate the following:

• Previous experience as a Complex Care Service /HARP / other care coordinator 

• Demonstrated ability to work within time constraints

• Knowledge of chronic conditions and the importance of care coordination in relation to self-management 

• Advanced communication skills both verbally and written

• Excellent ability to work within a team


The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:

• Enquiries can be made with Ruth Mulligan, Manager – Complex Care Service, on (03) 5722 5053

• A position description for this role can be downloaded from the NHW website careers page.

• Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au

• Applications close 19/12/2019


Position Description: Care Coordiantor Complex.pdf

Closing Date: 18 December 2019

Title:  Clinical Educator  - Clinical Skills 

Position Type: Permanent, Part Time 

Hours: 40 Hours per fortnight 

Reference: #2159

Contact: Jacqui Verdon 

Phone: (03) 5722 5489

Overview:

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.
We are seeking a Clinical Educator – Clinical Skills – to work with the University of Melbourne - Rural Clinical School and the Education and Research Unit of Northeast Health to facilitate the Doctor of Medicine (MD) course which has been designed to train doctors who have the skills, attributes, passion and competency to make a positive and immediate contribution to health locally and internationally. The role will be responsible for the facilitation of medical student teaching - the main component of the position is small group teaching of core clinical skills in the medical curriculum which includes procedural skills teaching, assessment, coaching and simulated workshops.
The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.
Applying for the role:
• Enquiries can be made with Jacqui Verdon on (03) 5722 5149.
• Applications close – COB on Wednesday 18th December – interviews will be held the week of 06th January 2020. 


Position Description: Clinical Educator - Clinical Skills.pdf

Closing Date: 18 December 2019

Title: Clinical Simulation Educator  

Position Type: Permanent, Part Time 

Hours: 40 Hours per fortnight 

Reference: #2160

Contact: Jacqui Verdon 

Phone: (03) 5722 5489


Overview:

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

We are seeking a Clinical Educator – Clinical Simulation to work with the University of Melbourne - Rural Clinical School and the Education and Research Unit of Northeast Health to facilitate the Doctor of Medicine (MD) course which has been designed to train doctors who have the skills, attributes, passion and competency to make a positive and immediate contribution to health locally and internationally.   

The role will be responsible for the development of training strategies and packages with a focus on simulation for all clinical health staff.    The main component of the role is the facilitation of medical student teaching – and the facilitation of small group teaching of core clinical skills utilising simulation, in the medical curriculum which includes assessment and coaching.     The role also includes responsibilities for the onsite simulation laboratory and equipment. 

The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:

• Enquiries can be made with Jacqui Verdon on (03) 5722 55149.

• Applications close – COB on Wednesday 18th December – interviews will be held the week of 06th January 2020. 

Position Description: Clinical Educator - Simulation.pdf


Closing Date: 20 December 2019

Title:  Occupational Therapist Grade 2

Position Type: Permanent, Part Time 

Hours: 48 Hours per fortnight

Reference: #2161

Contact: Kane Fitzpatrick or Lisa Peters on (03) 5722 5508

Overview: 

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, rehabilitation, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

We are seeking enthusiastic, innovative Grade 2 Occupational Therapists to work predominantly within our Mobile Rehabilitation Team. This is a dynamic role that provides rehabilitation to patients on our acute wards and assists multiple departments in times of increased demand.

The position will be part of the NHW Occupational Therapy team, a group of 19 staff including Grade 1, 2 and 3 clinicians  servicing clinical areas inclusive of emergency, acute, inpatient rehabilitation, rehabilitation in the home, specialist robotic therapy program,  outpatient and community health programs. Our department strives for evidence-based services that provides excellence in service delivery, meet the needs of our patients and community, and contributes to our profession. 

The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:

• Enquiries can be made with Lisa Peters or Kane Fitzpatrick on (03) 5722 5508

• A position description for this role can be downloaded from the NHW website careers page.

• Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au


• Applications close: 20 December 2019


Position Description:Grade 2 OT.pdf

Closing Date: 21 December 2019

Title:  Occupational Therapist Grade 2

Position Type: Part Time, Fixed Term  

Hours: 16 Hours per fortnight

Reference: #2163

Contact: Kane Fitzpatrick or Lisa Peters on (03) 5722 5508

Overview: 

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, rehabilitation, sub-acute, aged care and community services.
We are seeking enthusiastic, innovative Grade 2 Occupational Therapists to work predominantly within our Community Transitional Care Program (TCP). This is a dynamic role that provides assessment, rehabilitation and contributes to ongoing recommendations with clients within the TCP program. There is also the possibility for the successful applicant to potentially increase hours in the future.
The position will be part of the NHW Occupational Therapy team, a group of 19 staff including Grade 1, 2 and 3 clinicians servicing clinical areas inclusive of emergency, acute, inpatient rehabilitation, rehabilitation in the home, specialist robotic therapy program, outpatient and community health programs. Our department strives for evidence-based services that provides excellence in service delivery, meet the needs of our patients and community, and contributes to our profession.
The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.
Applying for the role:
• Enquiries can be made with Lisa Peters or Kane Fitzpatrick on (03) 5722 5508
• A position description for this role can be downloaded from the NHW website careers page.
• Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au
• Applications close: 21 December 2019

Position Description: Grade 2 OT.pdf


Closing Date: 21 December 2019

Title:  ASSD Supply Storeperson 

Position Type: Permanent, Part Time 

Hours: 48 Hours per fortnight

Reference: #2155

Contact: Lois Foley

Phone: (03) 5722 5327

Overview: 

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

NHW is seeking a motivated individual to work in our Sterilising Department (SD). In this role you will take responsibility for the decontamination, packaging and sterilisation of reusable medical and surgical instruments and equipment for the operating suite and other customers of Northeast Health Wangaratta. This service operates fourteen hours a day, Monday to Friday, with On Call coverage over the weekends and public holidays. 

This position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to work within a team environment and extend their skills within this field and further develop their career options.

The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:

• Enquiries can be made with Lois Foley on (03) 5722 5327

• A PD for this role can be downloaded from the NHW website careers page

• Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au


• Applications close 21 December 2019


Position Description: Supply Stores PD.pdf

Closing Date: 11th December 2019

Title:  Clinical Nurse Consultant  - Palliative Care 

Position Type: Permanent, Part Time 

Hours:  64 hours per fortnight

Reference: #2143

Contact: Jodie Finlayson 

Phone: (03) 5722 5378


Overview: 

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

Applications are sought from experienced Registered Nurses to for Northeast Health Wangaratta Community Palliative Care Service. 

The Northeast Health Palliative Care Service operates 7 days a week within NHW Community Nursing Services working closely with clients, families and Primary Health Providers within the Rural City of Wangaratta and Alpine Shire.  The Northeast Health Wangaratta Palliative Care specialist service works within a Multidisciplinary framework to provide care for people of all ages, at any stage of a life limiting illness, with the treatment aim of comfort care and quality of life.  


Applying for the role:

• Enquiries can be made with Jodie Finlayson on (03) 5722 5340

• Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD and above, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au


• Applications close 21 December 

Position Description: NHW Palliative Care.pdf

Closing Date: 20 January 2020

Title: Allied Health Assistant 

Position Type: Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time 

Hours: 48 Hours per fortnight and 80 Hours per fortnight 

Reference: #2175

Contact: Courtney Ward Jackson 

Phone: (03) 5722 5566

Overview: 

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is seeking an innovative and team oriented Allied Health Assistant (AHA) to join our growing inpatient and community team.  The successful applicant will be expected to work collaboratively with patients, families and the multidisciplinary team to support Allied Health Practitioners (AHP) deliver high quality goal based therapy within our inpatient rehabilitation team.  

A Certificate III or IV Allied Health Assistant Qualification is vital, along with demonstrated knowledge and skills in the provision of Allied Health Assistant duties.  This is an excellent opportunity for an AHA who is seeking opportunities to build on their clinical skills, as well as work within a supportive and growing multidisciplinary service.

The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:

·         Enquiries can be made with Courtney Ward - Jackson on (03) 5722 5566

·         Completed EOI letter and CV should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au

·         Applications close 12th January, 2020

 

Position Description: AHA Grade 2.pdf

Closing Date: 20/12/2019

Title: Refrigeration Mechanic 

Position Type: Permanent Full Time

Reference: #2093

Contact: Greg Ellis 

Phone: (03) 5722 


Overview: 

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region with an extensive range of acute, sub-acute, aged care and community services.

Applications are invited for a full time Refrigeration Mechanic position within the Facilities and Maintenance Department.  

The successful applicants will be required to be a qualified refrigeration mechanic, hold a Refrigerant Handling Licence from Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC), a Restricted Electrical Worker’s Licence from Energy Safe Victoria, a Victorian Drivers Licence and a Police and working with Children Check. They will also be required to participate in team meetings, OH&S Toolbox and other meetings as required and be willing to work on rotating on call roster after 6 months. 

The successful applicants will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:

• Enquiries can be made with Greg Ellis on (03) 5722 5291 

• A PD for this role can be downloaded from the NHW Careers Page

• Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au


• Applications close 22 December 2019


Position Description:Refrigeration Mechanic.pdf

Closing Date: 20 January 2020

Title: Radiographer  

Position Type: Permanent Full Time

Reference: #2166

Contact: Hayden Sharp or Phoebe Lowden 

Phone: (03) 5722 5221


Overview: 

Northeast Health Wangaratta has a position available for a suitably qualified Radiographer to join our dynamic Medical Imaging team. The department is committed to providing a quality imaging service and is expanding to meet the community’s needs.

The Medical Imaging Department is actively involved in continuing education on all levels and the successful applicant will be given every opportunity to consolidate general radiography skills, with training in CT, Fluorography, Mobiles, Theatre and Mammography. As such we are looking to recruit a competent, mature and organised Radiographer to fill this role.

Diagnostic imaging services are provided to a wide range of inpatient and outpatients at various locations across the Northeast region and some travel is required. The successful applicant will be required to participate in the afterhours/on call roster at NHW.

The successful applicant must be eligible for registration with AHPRA by January 2020 and will have undergone a police records & working with children check for pre-employment safety screening purposes.  EBA terms and conditions apply and salary packaging is available.

Applying for the role:

• Enquiries can be made with Hayden Sharp or Phoebe Lowden on  (03) 5722 5221

• A PD for this role can be downloaded from the NHW website careers page

• Completed applications, addressing the selection criteria from the PD, should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au


• Applications close 20/12/2019


Position Description:Radiographer.pdf

How to apply

Writing a good job application gives you the opportunity to show why you believe you are the best person for the job and how your knowledge, skills and experience meet the key selection criteria. Read the position description carefully as this will help you to address the key selection criteria when you prepare your application.
You must apply for each job separately.

Checklist

When you are putting together your job application, remember to include:

  • a letter of introduction addressing the key selection criteria – include your full name, address and contact details, the job title and the job number listed in the advertisement
  • a copy of your current Curriculum Vitae (CV) – include all your qualifications, and professional affiliations, a full employment history, and the names and contact details of at least 3 current/recent professional referees
  • certified copies of your qualifications and any additional supporting documentation – include your current driver’s licence, if required
  • a completed and signed Northeast Health Wangaratta ‘Application for Employment’ form.

Successful applicants will require a police record check and a Working with Children Check for pre-employment safety screening purposes.

How to submit your application

Your job application must be submitted by 5.00 pm on the closing date listed in the advertisement.

Medical Officer applications must be emailed to medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au

All other job applications should be emailed to careers@nhw.org.au

or

Hand delivery: Human Resources Department, Northeast Health Wangaratta, Green Street, Wangaratta, 3677

Post: Human Resources Department, Northeast Health Wangaratta PO BOX 386, Wangaratta, 3676

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