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: No closing date applied to this position

Title:  Endorsed Enrolled Nurse 

Position Type: Expression of Interest

Hours: Various Hours

Reference: #2193

Contact: Jason O'Keeffe 

Phone: (03) 5722 0302

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.

Illoura Residential Aged Care has part time fixed term and permanent vacancies for Enrolled Nurses’ (EEN) who are passionate about a career in aged care. Applicants must have current AHPRA registration, excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated understanding of resident centred care.

 Applicants are required to be able to work Day, Evening and Night shifts as rostered. A sound knowledge of the Aged Care Funding Instrument documentation is desirable.

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 Jason O’Keeffe on (03) 5721 0302

• 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

Position Description:Enrolled Nurse Level 3.pdf


Closing Date: No closing date applied to this position

Title:  Patient Care Worker  

Position Type: Expression of Interest

Hours: Casual 

Reference: #2194

Contact: Jason O'Keeffe 

Phone: (03) 5722 0302

Overview: 

Are you driven, passionate about health care and looking for a career as a Personal Care Worker? Our Residential Aged Care Facility “Illoura” is looking for applications from people who possess these qualities to join the team to help provide patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse.  

The successful applicants will demonstrate excellent communication skills, the ability to work in a team environment across all areas of the hospital as needed.  Applicants must hold one of the following formal qualifications; Cert III Individual Support, Cert III Community or Cert III Health Support Services. 

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.

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 Jason O’Keeffe (03) 5722 0302.

• 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

Position Description:PCW.pdf 

Reference #2210

Northeast Health Wangaratta

• Are you an experienced midwife with a passion for clinical excellence? 

• Do you have a desire to lead your own team?

• Want to work for an organisation that is recognised as leaders in rural healthcare?

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is a busy sub-regional integrated health service of 241 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 including; an emergency department, critical care unit, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics and cancer services.  NHW is experiencing a period of expansion and will shortly commence a significant redevelopment program. They are currently seeking to recruit a new Maternity Unit Manager (MUM) to this very important role. 

As the MUM - Maternity Services and a senior member of the Nursing & Midwifery Division you will have direct operational responsibility for the provision of high quality and safe patient services through leadership, coaching, team building, change management and effective human and financial resource management.

To be eligible for this role you will hold current registration as a Registered Nurse / Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and have a minimum of five years post registration experience in acute services. You will be able to demonstrate strong leadership and management skills as well as highly developed communication / interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

If you have the background and skills for these exciting roles then we would like to hear from you.  For more information please visit our website at:

www.hrsa.com.au

or contact Jo Lowday on: 0400 158 155.  To make an application you will be required to submit: a Cover Letter incorporating a response to the Key Selection Criteria, your full CV and a completed HRS Application Form available on the HRS web site. Applications can be made online or sent by email to:        

hrsa@hrsa.com.au

Applications close: 16 February 2020

Position Description: MUM PD (002).PDF

Position Title: Staff Specialist - Geriatrician
Victorian Health Service
North East Victoria
Northeast Health Wangaratta

Position details
Applications open: Sunday February 9, 2020
Applications close: Sunday March 1, 2020 11:00 PM AEST

Award/Classification:
Specialist Med Pract Yr 1- 9
HN19 – HN59

Employment Type:
Fractional Appointment: 24 hours per week/48 hours per fortnight

About the Health Service
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 including; an emergency department, critical care unit, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, inpatient and community based rehabilitation and geriatric services, 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.
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 medical students rotate from Melbourne teaching hospitals.

Details of Department
Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) inpatient subacute services are focused around The Thomas Hogan Centre (THC) which provides specialist rehabilitation, geriatric evaluation and management and accommodates some acute medical beds. THC supports people to achieve their independence through specific, participatory and extensive therapy programs. Staff work with patients and their families to ensure the therapy provided is suitable for their needs and enhances recovery so they can return home as soon as possible or work on alternative discharge destination. Annually, around 700 patients are treated in the THC. The THC bed profile includes 23 GEM and rehabilitation beds, and 6 acute beds.

The primary role of the Staff Specialist Geriatrician is to:
• Provide high quality evidence based clinical care within the designated scope of practice;
• Promote a culture of continuous improvement of the quality of care by monitoring and review of services and practice;
• Contribute to agreed assessment processes and where appropriate, admission to an inpatient, community or outpatient programme;
• Ensure the evaluation of client’s problems and needs and the formulation of a multidisciplinary management plan with a person centered approach;
• Lead and manage junior staff to achieve optimum health outcomes; and
• Be aware of and work in accordance with organisation policies and procedures, particularly the support and promotion of safe patient care and staff welfare.
Key Selection Criteria
Essential
• A primary medical qualification registered or registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
• Eligibility for general and/or specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia
• Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
• Sound clinical knowledge, skills and experience in contemporary medical and evidence based practice
• Ability to work as an effective member of a multidisciplinary clinical team
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills and evidence of customer service ethos
• A commitment to ongoing Geriatric Medicine education
• Awareness of current legislation and policies pertaining to medical practice and the workplace including EEO, OH&S, Public Sector Management, Infection Control and access for clients with a disability.
• Ability to comply with the Behavioural Outcomes for this role
• Participation in the Continuing Medical Education program of the relevant college.
• Ability to provide appropriate supervision and training to junior medical staff within subacute services.
Desirable
• Relevant Specialist experience with recent experience in an Australian Geriatric Department/Service
• Experience and achievement in the development and planning of Geriatric/Subacute services
• Experience and implementation of quality assurance and clinical review activities.
• Leadership and management skills
• Knowledge of legislation relevant to Geriatric Medicine.
• Ability to apply research to clinical practice
• Membership with the Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine
All staff must have and remain current for continued employment the following:
• A current National Police Check (renewed every 3 years)
• A current Working with Children Check (renewed every 5 years)
• Statutory Declaration for applicable workers who have lived overseas
Application Instructions:
To apply for this position it is important that you follow the instructions below:
Please submit the following documents to complete your application:
1. Current Curriculum Vitae
2. Covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria

Applications and requests for additional information may be sent in confidence to Dr Lakshmi Dhakal Clinical Director Subacute Services via the below contact information
Email: medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au
Applications Open: 09 February 2020
Closing date: 01 March 2020

Position Description - Staff Specialist Geriatrician

Position Title: Staff Specialist - Rehabilitation

Victorian Health Service

North East Victoria

Northeast Health Wangaratta

Position details

Applications open: Sunday February 9, 2020

Applications close: Sunday March 1, 2020 11:00 PM AEST

Award/Classification:

Specialist Med Pract Yr 1- 9

HN19 – HN59 

Employment Type:

Fractional Appointment: 20 hours per week/40 hours per fortnight

Region:

North East Victoria

About the Health Service:

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 including; an emergency department, critical care unit, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, inpatient and community based rehabilitation and geriatric services, 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.

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 medical students rotate from Melbourne teaching hospitals.

Details of Department:

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) inpatient subacute services are focused around The Thomas Hogan Centre (THC) which provides specialist rehabilitation, geriatric evaluation and management and accommodates some acute medical beds.  THC supports people to achieve their independence through specific, participatory and extensive therapy programs.  Staff work with patients and their families to ensure the therapy provided is suitable for their needs and enhances recovery so they can return home as soon as possible or work on alternative discharge destination.  Annually, around 700 patients are treated in the THC. The THC bed profile includes 23 GEM and rehabilitation beds, and 6 acute beds.

The primary role of the Staff Rehabilitation Specialist is to:

• Provide high quality evidence based clinical care within the designated scope of practice;

• Promote a culture of continuous improvement of the quality of care by monitoring and review of services and practice;

• Contribute to agreed assessment processes and where appropriate, admission to an inpatient, community or outpatient programme;

• Ensure the evaluation of client’s problems and needs and the formulation of a multidisciplinary management plan with a person centered approach;

• Lead and manage junior staff to achieve optimum health outcomes for patients; and

• Be aware of and work in accordance with organisation policies and procedures, particularly the support and promotion of safe patient care and staff welfare.

Key Selection Criteria

Essential

• A primary medical qualification registered or registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. (AHPRA)

• Eligibility for general and/or specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia

• Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians

• Sound clinical knowledge, skills and experience in contemporary medical and evidence based practice

• Ability to work as an effective member of a multidisciplinary clinical team

• Effective communication and interpersonal skills and evidence of customer service ethos

• A commitment to ongoing Rehabilitation education and participation in the Continuing Medical Education program of the relevant college.

• Awareness of current legislation and policies pertaining to medical practice and the workplace including EEO, OH&S, Public Sector Management, Infection Control and access for clients with a disability.

• Ability to comply with the Behavioural Outcomes for this role

• Ability to provide appropriate supervision and training to junior medical staff within subacute services.. 

Desirable

• Relevant Specialist experience with recent experience in an Australian Rehabilitation Department/Service

• Experience and achievement in the development and planning of Rehabilitation/Subacute services

• Experience and implementation of quality assurance and clinical review activities.

• Leadership and management skills

• Knowledge of legislation relevant to Rehabilitation Medicine.

• Ability to apply research to clinical practice

• Membership with the Rehabilitation Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand (RMSANZ)

All staff must have and remain current for continued employment the following:

• A current National Police Check (renewed every 3 years)

• A current Working with Children Check (renewed every 5 years)

• Statutory Declaration for applicable workers who have lived overseas

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position it is important that you follow the instructions below:

Please submit the following documents to complete your application: 

1. Current Curriculum Vitae

2. Covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria 

Applications and requests for additional information may be sent in confidence to Dr Penelope Smith, Clinical Director Subacute Services via the below contact information

Email: medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au

Phone: (03) 5722 5579

Applications Open: 09 February 2020

Closing date: 01 March 2020

A position description for this role can be downloaded from the NHW website careers page www.northeasthealth.org.au/careers/jobs/

Position Description - Staff Specialist Rehabilitation


Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) Anaesthetist - #2218

• 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, Director of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine via Medical Workforce:

 medicalworkforce@nhw.org.au or (03) 5722 5066

• A position description for this role can be downloaded from the NHW website careers page https://www.northeasthealth.org.au/careers/jobs/

• 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 that applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Open: 17 February, 2020

Closing date: 06 March, 2020

Position Description - Visiting Medical Officer Anaesthetics

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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