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Registered Nurse Renal Dialysis / Haemodialysis

Melton, Australia

Reference: 5515391

  • Dialysis Unit Registered Nurse
  • Fixed-term special project position available up to 0.4 FTE / 32 hours a fortnight
  • Commencing ASAP until 28/02/2022
  • Progressive and cohesive team environment

Djerriwarrh Health Services is a values-based organisation. Our values are:

Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Accountability and Respect.

Our values drive the way we act and guide our decision making on a daily basis, ensuring our focus on driving a culture of client centred care. Our employees model our CLEAR values, building excellence and respect across the organisation and with our stakeholders.

We are offering an outstanding opportunity for the right person. We are committed to providing an environment that fosters and develops your existing skill sets and hopefully some new ones. We can offer you a role that will cement your knowledge and provide you opportunities to grow and broaden your professional portfolio.

The role:

Renal Dialysis is a 12-chair haemodialysis unit operating within Melton Health. The service provides haemodialysis treatments for individuals three times per week. The service is staffed by Registered Nurses trained in the delivery of haemodialysis and sessional Nephrologists. The unit is also supported by Allied Health staff and Patient Services Assistants. Renal Dialysis operates in partnership with the Western Health Renal Service.

Shifts will be Monday to Saturday of 8 hours duration; and your roster will be negotiated with your NUM.

The successful applicant will act as a clinical and professional resource person demonstrating broad knowledge and clinical expertise in all facets of Renal Dialysis nursing. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a high level of critical thinking and problem solving skills within the renal dialysis unit.

About you:

  • Current AHPRA registration as a registered nurse
  • Extensive dialysis nursing experience
  • Developed assessment, clinical reasoning, problem solving and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent communication skills

About us:

Djerriwarrh Health Services is a dynamic and rapidly expanding public health service providing Acute, Community, Maternity and Aged Care to the City of Melton and Shire of Moorabool in Melbourne's Western suburbs.

We are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of our community through the provision of quality health care and support services. Our staff are the key to our success and we are committed to developing our team to meet the needs of the community.

For further information, please contact Jo Mitchell (NUM Day Medical) on T: (03) 9367 7655

To apply you will need to address the selection criteria and review the position description available on our careers website.

Applications close: 20th June 2021

Djerriwarrh Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages people with a disability or Indigenous background to apply.

Applications Close: 20 Jun 2021