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MSNI Clinical Nurse

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Published At:18 days ago
Job no: 69820
Category: Nurse, Registered Nurse

Alfred Health

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.

 

  • 12 Month Fixed Term - Parental Leave Cover
  • Part-time role -  64 hours per fortnight (or job shared as 2 x 32 hr per fortnight roles)
  • Classification: RN Grade 3B
  • Alfred location
  • Staff benefits


The Department

Neurology has long been recognised as one of the major clinical and research strengths of Alfred Health. Core activities of the department include: Clinical Services, The MS and Neuroimmunology Unit, MSNI Research, Education & Training and Patient Engagement.

The Role

The MSNI Clinical Nurse role provides an opportunity to join a dynamic team of MS and neuroimmunology clinicians focused on delivering excellent care to people with MS and Neuroimmunological disorders at Alfred Health, Department of Neurology. The MSNI Clinical nurse will work closely with a Senior MSNI nurse consultant, Research Nurse Coordinator and MSNI medical consultants. There is close interaction with the MSNI senior admin officer, clinical research team, research fellows and students involved in clinical trials. The post holder will work closely with people with MS and Neuroimmunological disorders and attend MSNI Clinics at Alfred Hospital campuses.

The focus of this position is on clinical nursing but the position will allow the appointee to develop specialist research nursing skills in this area. 

This is a 0.8 EFT position. This can be fulfilled as a 4-day-a-week position OR as two 0.4EFT positions.  There is some opportunity for flexibility with the timetable. 

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • Registration as a Registered Nurse (Division 1) with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Venipuncture, ECG and intravenous cannulation skills
  • Undertake a CASA Course every 2 years.
  • Obtain and maintain yearly Basic Life Support accreditation
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Strong and proven time management skills
  • Have good working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook
  • Ability to work independently with other services and departments in the hospital and community

Desirable

  • Postgraduate qualification in health and/or management or working towards this
  • Clinical knowledge regarding Multiple Sclerosis, Neuroimmunology and/or Neuroscience nursing

Staff Benefits

  • Child care
  • Car parking
  • Discount health insurance. 
  • Close to public transport. 


For all enquiries regarding this position please contact Anneke Van Der Walt at [email protected] or (03) 99030555

Applications close at 11 pm Tuesday, 25th June 2024

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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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