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Enrolled Nurse - Day Surgery / Reproductive & Sexual Health - Sydney

Family Planning Australia
  • Part time - Newington
  • Salary packaging available
  • Professional support and development provided

Enrolled Nurse position available at dedicated reproductive & sexual health day surgery NGO at Newington. Desired minimum 3 days per fortnight. Purpose built state of the art licensed facility with free onsite parking which is close to public transport, cafes and shopping centre.

Shifts now available on Tuesday - Thursday, 8.00am - 4.30pm.

Family Planning Australia (FPA) is the leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services in NSW. As an independent not-for-profit organisation, we offer expert clinical care, information, and advice for everybody in every family as well as education and training and evidence-based research to support doctors, nurses, and other professionals.

Develop and expand your perioperative nursing skills in reproductive and sexual health with opportunities to manage your own assessment and pre-admission consultations and provide peri-operative care across admissions, theatre and recovery. The position is responsible for the provision of high quality clinical care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Your benefits

  • Reproductive and sexual health focused scope of practice.
  • Access to salary packaging ($15,900pa) plus meal/entertainment ($2,650pa) increasing your fortnightly take home pay.
  • Access to paid leave entitlements including annual leave, personal/careers leave, parental leave, study leave.
  • Learning & development support.
  • Engage in other organisational opportunities.
    • Clinics – consultations, contraceptive implant and IUD insertions and removals, telephone help lines, clinical support.
    • Professional education – clinical supervision, lectures, webinars, community of practice.
    • Research – reproductive and sexual health research studies and publications.
    • International Development – capacity building of health care providers in the Pacific.
    • Leadership – nursing leadership and clinical governance.

Modern clinical facilities

  • Multidisciplinary team.
  • Purpose built, state of the art, licensed day surgery facility.
  • Comprehensive clinical support structures.
  • Internal referral pathways to licensed day surgery.
  • Fully accredited against the National Safety & Quality Healthcare Standards.

Values

  • All staff must fully support the FPA values.
  • FPA is a pro-choice organisation.
  • For a full list of FPA values please refer to our website FPA Values.

Position Overview

The Enrolled Nurse plays an important role in supporting the strategic directions of Family Planning Australia. This is a multi-faceted role responsible for the provision of high quality reproductive and sexual health clinical services to Family Planning Australia day surgery clients and is required to work effectively in a team environment.

Base Full Time Salary: $58,231 - $63,152 (salary is based on experience)

Essential criteria

  • Diploma of nursing and AHPRA registration as an Enrolled Nurse.
    • If registered prior to 2015, must also have completed the following unit of study Administer and Monitor Medicines and Intravenous Therapy HLTENN007 or equivalent.
  • Current CPR certificate.
  • High level knowledge and understanding of the principles of infection control, including aseptic technique.
  • Demonstrated ability to support clients and provide assistance to the proceduralist during reproductive and sexual health procedures provided under anaesthetic or sedation.
  • Sound computer skills, including MS Office applications.
  • Proven strong interpersonal, negotiation, written and oral communication skills.
  • High level ability to manage competing demands and adapt effectively to change.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform tasks under the direction of the clinician with minimal supervision, as well as within a broader team
  • Must have Australian working rights.

Desirable criteria

  • Experience working with priority populations including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, young people, people with disability, LGBTQ people and/or culturally and linguistically diverse people.
  • Experience in reproductive and sexual health and/or abortion care.
  • Minimum 12 months experience in perioperative nursing and ability to provide intravenous medication.

Other requirements

  • A Criminal Record Check and Working With Children Check are required prior to commencement.
  • Immunisation/vaccination requirements apply.

Interested?

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Contact Yom Majak on 02 8752 4288 or [email protected] using the subject line: Enrolled Nurse - Day Surgery / Reproductive & Sexual Health - Sydney enquiry via EthicalJobs for a confidential discussion.

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