Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
RUSON – Undergraduate Assistant in Nursing
Part-time, min 8 hours per fortnight
AM/PM and Nights
Fixed Term - until April 2021
Classification code – YP12 – YP14
The role of the UGAIN is to provide support to the nursing team in the delivery of safe and quality patient centred care. The UGAIN 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 under clearly defined role parameters. The main objectives of this role are:
To participate in delegated care delivery relating to patient activities of daily living, ensuring that the personal needs and comfort of patients is maintained
To assist in providing a safe patient environment and additional supervision ensuring patient safety is maintained
To enhance patient recovery by assisting with patient bed positioning, transfers, ambulation and other care activities as outlines in the UGAIN specific duty list within the care environment
To provide general support to the Wards/Units, ensuring effective and efficient care delivery
A unique experience of working across a wide range of general and specialty areas. These include; Vaccine Clinic, oncology, trauma, infectious diseases, respiratory, renal, neurology, emergency, cardiology, cardiothoracic, neurosurgery and burns.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Acute) or willingness to undertake additional units if required or equivalent training as part of a Bachelor of Nursing Degree
Previous experience working in a healthcare setting – desirable but not essential
Easy public transport access
For further information, please contact the Nurse Bank and Pool Team on 9076 2500 (option 3)
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.