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Reference Number 11501
Position Title Enrolled Nurse
Employment Type Casual
Department Hummingbird House
Location Hummingbird House K-ESS
Classification QNU - QNU Enrolled Nurse
Hours 0
Position Summary

Endorsed Enrolled Nurse
(previous applicants need not apply)

 

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 65 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year. As a not-for-profit organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering aged care, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see www.wmq.org.au & https://www.youtube.com/user/wmbmedia.


Hummingbird House, Queensland's only children's hospice, operates as a medically supported 'home away from home' for children affected by a life limiting condition, and their families.  The stand-alone purpose built facility offers 8 guest in care beds, 5 family accommodation suites and a unique 'end of life' suite.  Underpinned by the notion of creating a  'warm embrace' for children and their families, the multidisciplinary team provides 24/7hr scheduled and emergency specialist care short break stays;  pain and symptom management; care at the end of life; and psychosocial support programs for the whole family.  With strong connections locally, nationally and internationally with specialist paediatric palliative care services, Hummingbird House is an integrated community based service delivering flexible child and family centred care.  Hummingbird House is operated by Wesley Mission Queensland.


This role is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Endorsed Enrolled Nurse to join a focused and motivated team in making a key contribution to the development of a unique service for Queensland families. The successful applicant will embrace the philosophy of Hummingbird House and will work closely with nurses and personal care workers. The EEN will provide hands on care to Guests within Hummingbird House and in a community setting. Hummingbird House aspires to be a world class children's and adolescents hospice. Our ability to deliver on this promise has been greatly enhanced by the ongoing support of leading children's palliative care providers both in Australia and Internationally.

Role Accountabilities:

1.      Align one's workplace behaviour in accordance with the WMQ Model of Care, the Wesley Charter and Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision, Mission and Values.

2.      To assist in the delivery of nursing care to children within the Hospice and in the child's own home .

3.      To observe, monitor, interpret, document and report signs, symptoms and changes in the child's status.

4.      To administer  medications under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

5.      To contribute to the formulation and implementation of care plans.

6.      To assist in the orientation of new staff.

7.      To undertake procedures within the scope of knowledge and ability.

8.      To support and as appropriate direct other members of the nursing and Allied Health team.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirements:

Essential:

1.      Current Enrolled Nurse Certificate with the Queensland Nursing Council with endorsement for Medication.

2.      Ability to provide high level nursing care within the Endorsed “Enrolled Nurse Scope of Practice”.


Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at www.wmq.org.au. 

For more information, please contact Andrea Coe via email at Andrea.Coe@hummingbirdhouse.wmq.org.au  

Why you want to work with Wesley Mission Queensland 

Working alongside people who love what they do

Above Award pay

Salary Packaging

Product Discounts

Travel Discounts

Access to discounted holiday units

Employee Assistance Program

 

Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to enhance remuneration.

 

 

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Contact Person Andrea COE
Contact Number (04) 3803 4021
Contact Email andrea.coe@hummingbirdhouse.wmq.org.au
Closing Date Open Ended
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.