Closing Date 31 January 2019.

St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney are seeking Community Palliative Care Team member/s as Registered Nurse (Division 1) (Casual Part Time/Permanent Part Time/Permanent Full time up to 38 hours per week.

Applications are invited from skilled and energetic Registered Nurses with a passion for person centred care to join our dynamic multidisciplinary team providing specialist palliative care services in the home setting.

The successful applicant(s) will case manage palliative care patients in their own homes, liaising with other community services regarding on-going care and educating and supporting family, carers and other community staff. You will be required to demonstrate knowledge and skills in symptom management, terminal care and psychological support for patients and carers. The successful applicant will also be involved in quality improvement and service development initiatives

The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.

Selection Criteria

  • Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia
  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) with the Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency and Current NSW drivers license (Class C or above) for community based positions
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and within a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated commitment to own personal and professional development.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy (e.g. MS Word, email and an electronic patient record system)
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated evidence of integration of theoretical knowledge and clinical skills, critical thinking and analysis in their daily practice as a registered nurse
  • Demonstrated effective time management skill and ability to prioritise competing workloads within a complex environment

For more information see the advert on their website.

For more information contact Sandra Sullivan 0416 143 830.

Closing Date 31 January 2019.

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