RUSON Surgical Wards NHE

Northern Health Australia - Melbourne VIC

About Northern Health:

As an organisation we have a clear focus on how we service and partner with our community, including our strategy of helping the community stay well when at home. Our reputation of community minded, inclusive and progressive is matched to none.

Northern Health is located in the rapidly growing northern suburbs with projected growth the biggest in the state. With a booming, culturally rich and diverse community, and less than an hour’s drive from the CBD, Melbourne’s North is fast becoming the place to be!

The Role:

An exciting opportunity exists for enthusiastic RUSONs to join our Surgical Wards at Northern Health.

Surgical specialties include: Plastics, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Colorectal, Vascular, Thoracic, ENT, Gynaecology & Urology.

The role of the RUSON is to provide support to the nursing team in the delivery of safe and quality patient centred care. The RUSON is required to work under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse at all times, within their level of education and assessed competencies and also under clearly defined role parameters

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Current enrolment within a Bachelor of Nursing and evidence of completion of the 1st year requirements for the Bachelor of Nursing units
  • Current National Police and Working with Children History Check
  • Registration as a nursing student with AHPRA
  • Aligns with Northern Health values
  • Motivated and keen to participate in the delivery of high quality care
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player

Next Steps . . .

If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on the 'Apply' button and follow the prompts.

For further details, please refer to the Position Description or alternatively contact: Amanda Paleologos – Director of Operations – Surgical Ward (A/g) [email protected]

Applications close 26 August 2022.

Why work at the Northern Health?

We offer a range of benefits to support and reward staff both personally and professionally, which includes:

  • Health and Wellbeing programs, including our ‘Thrive’ program
  • Flexibility in the workplace and extra leave options and support
  • An inclusive and culturally safe space
  • State of the art facilities and campus partnerships
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development through our ‘Learning Labs’
  • Access to salary packaging, EAP and our online library

For a glimpse of life at NH, click here.

Work with us! Northern Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as well as applicants who are LGBTIQ+, who have different abilities, or are from culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds are encouraged.

All employees of Northern Health must comply with the health service’s Staff Health / Workforce Immunisation procedure (as amended from time to time) together with any relevant State Government and Departmental directives. This requires all employees to be vaccinated for various diseases such as, but not limited to influenza and Covid-19.

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