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.
- Fixed term – until December 2021
- Full and Part-time hours available
- Classification code – Registered Nurse Grade 2 Year 1-10 (YP2-YP11)
- Alfred location
- Staff benefits
The Outpatients COVID-19 response consists of the Entry Point Screening (EPS) stations and COVID-19 Screening Clinic team. It is a dynamic, fast paced team responding to increases in demand and requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Outpatients COVID-19 Response team is responsible for implementing criteria set by the DHHS and Alfred Health in both the EPS and Screening Clinic services, supported by the leadership team.
EPS staff are the essential gate keepers to the organisation, ensuring all who enter have been appropriately screened. EPS team members are responsible for taking temperatures, asking screening questions, and determining the appropriate pathway for those who do not meet requirements of entry.
As Registered Nurse your practice will lead to excellence in patient care. You understand the importance of establishing a relationship between the patient and yourself in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for your patients. You demonstrate the core nursing values of patient centered care, trust and respect in every interaction with patients, carers and colleagues.
As a Registered Nurse in Outpatients COVID-19 response, you will work across both areas of the unit - EPS stations and The Alfred Screening Clinic. You will demonstrate a thorough knowledge of COVID-19 criteria as set by the DHHS and Alfred Health. You will display a strong understanding of the principles of the collection of samples specific to COVID-19 testing. You will support, educate and lead junior Allied Health Professionals.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
- Registered as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia via AHPRA.
- Current and satisfactory Police Check
- Current and satisfactory Working With Children Check
- Salary packaging
- Novated leasing
- Onsite gym
- Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking
If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact the COVID Operations Team on 9076 0685.
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.