Registered Nurses – Intensive Care/Critical Care or Emergency Nurse

Seeking experienced  Critical care nurses/Intensive Care nurses  – trained to provide intensive care in settings where patients can be given complex screenings and the highest-level treatment & Emergency Department Nurses 

  • Join one of Australia’s leading health providers
  • Permanent Full Time positions available
  • Excellent salary packaging options available

Full Job Description

  • Join one of Australia’s leading health, community and aged care providers
  • Permanent  Full Time &  Part-time positions available
  • Excellent salary packaging options available

About the role

For Critical Care/Intensive Care – When anyone suffers a heart attack, stroke, shock, severe trauma, respiratory distress or other severe medical issue, it is absolutely essential that they receive immediate medical care. Critical care nurses are trained to provide this kind of intensive care in settings where patients can be given complex screenings and the highest-level treatment protocols.
For Emergency –  usually the first medical practitioner a patient will see when entering the emergency department & when attending to patients and assisting the medical team, you are expected to maintain safety for yourself and others in a high-stress environment
  
Competitive Salary Package

Paying between $30-$50 er hour depending on increment year and level
  
 What you bring  

  • Registered Nurse for 3 years with a minimum of 12 months Intensive Care or Emergency  
  • Desirable a Grad Dip in Intensive Care Or Emergency Care 
  • Current Advanced Life Support
  • Essential – a team player who works hard when required but can have fun
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

Benefits
  
This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.
  
Duties and Responsibilities

  

  • Working with other healthcare professionals to assess a patient’s condition and plan and carry out patient care plans
  • Treating injuries and/or giving advanced life support
  • Assisting doctors in performing a variety of procedures
  • Taking, recording and analysing patient vital signs
  • Checking that ventilators, monitors and other medical equipment is operating properly
  • Providing intravenous fluids and medications
  • Ordering a broad range of diagnostic tests
  • Working together with other members of the ICU team
  • Treating patients based on the latest nursing standards and urgent care protocols
  • Acting as empathetic patient advocate
  • Supporting and educating patients and their families
  • Critical Care Nurses may also provide care for pre and post-operative patients
  • Assess patient symptoms and prioritise based on triage principles
  • Identify the medical problem and refer to appropriate medical services
  • Document medical history, medication and allergies
  • Administer medication, take blood samples, and insert IV’s
  • Clean and bandage wounds
  • Provide support to patients’ families regarding treatment, recovery, or end of life

  
If this sounds like you, please forward your Cover Letter and Resume to Sharon Eden at [email protected] or call for a confidential chat on 08 7421 4437

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