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Registered Nurse


Employer: Marie Stopes Australia
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: GLBTI & Sexual Health, Nursing
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Canberra & ACT

Job posted on: 25 March, 2019.
Applications close: 30 April, 2019. (Expired)

  • Location: Canberra

Does the thought of no night shifts, no weekends, and no bedpans appeal to you?

We are Marie Stopes Australia, the leading national provider of sexual and reproductive health, and we're looking for our next Registered Nurse to join our team in Canberra.

We're looking for empathetic and experienced nursing staff to join us in the fight to provide reproductive healthcare to women and men across the state. If that's something you're passionate about, we'd love to hear from you.

We want someone who has experience working in acute clinical environments or perioperative environments and who can bring their enthusiasm for patient-centred care with them.

What we want you to do:

  • Provide empathetic, safe and high quality nursing care in a perioperative environment
  • Assist in Emergency Care throughout the clinic
  • Apply Universal Infection Control principles
  • Safe Medication Administration
  • Provide Clinical Risk Assessment
  • Liaise with other members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team
  • Support our Quality & Safety program by participating in all clinical quality initiatives and projects

What we need:

  • Nurse with AHPRA registration
  • Acute medical surgical experience
  • A Pro-choice advocate
  • Refined assessment skills
  • Able to work across the clinic theatre, PACU
  • Active and reflective listening skills with an understanding of how to provide empathetic care
  • Knowledge of National Accreditation Standards
  • A strong patient centred care advocate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional empathy and personal care skills

What we'd like to see (but aren't essential):

  • Perioperative experience
  • Family Planning Certificate or Midwifery qualification
  • Phlebotomy competency
  • Maternity, reproductive, and/or sexual health experience

What we're offering:

  • Generous salary packaging (considerably reducing your tax)
  • Permanent Part time or casual positions available offering minimum of 8 hours per week up to 21 hours per week.
  • Above Modern Nurses Award wages
  • No weekend work, no night or evening work, and no bedpans

Who you're joining:

At MSA we believe in children by choice, not chance. Our vision is to help all Australians take control of their sexual and reproductive health, and we can't do this without passionate and committed staff. We believe that diversity makes a better workplace, so we're an equal opportunity employer.

Marie Stopes Australia values a safe working environment. As part of our recruitment and selection process, potential candidates will be required to undertake a background check.

Please be aware that if your application is successful, a member of our team will be in contact with you.

Our National Support Centre provides crucial support and access to patients; please do not call it for information regarding job applications.

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