Where you will be working
Wagga Wagga Base Hospital (WWBH) is one of the busiest rural hospitals in NSW with over 300 beds, 40,000 emergency presentations, 1,100 births and approximately 11,000 operations annually.
A significant three stage re-build of WWBH is well underway, with the third and final stage of the redevelopment, a six-storey Ambulatory Care Building, commencing in 2018.
Construction is due to be completed late 2020 with operational commissioning in 2021.
Stages 1 and 2 completed in 2017, delivered a new 50-bed Mental Health Building and a 7-storey Acute Services Building. Wagga Wagga Base Hospital includes an emergency department, operating theatres, women’s and children’s inpatient unit, intensive care and high dependency unit, angiography suites, additional inpatient beds and a rooftop helipad.
Specialties include cardiovascular, gastroenterology, renal medicine, obstetrics, orthopaedics, psychiatry and paediatrics.
In total, the NSW Government is investing $431 million in the development of Wagga Wagga Health Service. It represents one of the largest health redevelopment in the state.
Further information about the WWHS Redevelopment is available here >
About the great community of Wagga Wagga!
boasting a rich range of cultural experiences, a strong sporting culture and a wide selection of schools and education options for families.
With an urban population over 60,000 people, Wagga Wagga is NSW’s largest inland city and offers a myriad of activities to enjoy, including a wonderful selection of restaurants, cafes, markets and wineries, galleries and museums.
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What you will be doing
Provide safe compassionate person centred care through the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care in collaboration with individual / s and the multidisciplinary health care team to achieve safe quality care outcomes that meet the goals of the individual.
An exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Registered Nurse with appropriate knowledge and skills to join the new Integrated Ambulatory Care team at Wagga Wagga Health Service.
The Integrated Ambulatory Care Services consist of community faced HITH service, minor medical procedure / infusion and investigation unit (PIXI) and Rapid Assessment Clinic.
In this role you will be working across all these units to promote a community faced inpatient and outpatient model of care.
The successful applicant will work within our service comprising of a cohesive team of registered nurses and a multidisciplinary team lead by the director of integrated care services and Nurse Unit Manager of Ambulatory Care Services.
This position is responsible for focused assessment and management of patients with complex conditions, ensures patient centred care with high level coordination and communication between the inpatient and home based settings, advanced clinical assessment using diagnostic capability, planning and engaging others .
Nurses with a background in emergency nursing, aged care, primary health or chronic disease, experience with CVAD, wound care would be favourable.
Please refer to the for the essential requirements and full selection criteria. Your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.