Enrolled Nurse Advanced Skills 4D

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About the role

Permanent full time and part time opportunity to provide an advanced level of care based on demonstrated continuing education, experience and competence, and demonstration of requisite leadership skills within Medical Ward 4D as a member of the interprofessional team. Demonstrated advanced practice is specific to the context in which the ENAS which works and is based on the complexity of the service required and the necessity to provide that service. The ENAS demonstrates a greater depth of knowledge and experience, and more effective integration of theory and practice than the Enrolled Nurse (Grade 3).

About you

Our ideal candidate will be someone who can carry out the following key accountabilities in accordance with the Metro North Health's values:

  • Support an evidence-based learning environment and participate in learning activities/opportunities for self and others
  • Contribute to nursing/midwifery assessment and care of individuals and groups by practicing within ENAS scope of practice, implementing aspects of the care plan including consumer/person risk assessment as delegated by the registered nurse, and by assisting in providing information during clinical bedside handover that contributes to evaluation of progress towards expected consumer/person outcomes.
  • Undertake unit activities other than direct consumer/person centred care such as advance skill portfolio/s and/or participate on committees.
  • Utilise communication processes and systems which enhance consumer/person care delivery and unit functioning.
  • Recognise and respond appropriately and report sudden alterations in the consumer/person's condition and workload changes in a timely manner to the registered nurse.

Health Equity

It is expected that all Metro North Health staff, including the incumbent of this role as a valuable member of the Metro North workforce, contribute to the health equity agenda and meet the intent of supporting the defined six actions that specifically meet the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHS), by actively supporting the elimination of racial discrimination and institutional racism; supporting increased access to health care; influencing the social, cultural and economic determinants of health; supporting the delivery of sustainable, culturally safe and responsive health services;  and recognise the importance of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, communities and organisations to design, deliver, monitor and review the health and support services we provide.

Benefits when working for us

  • Rewarding career and development opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas
  • Value driven organisation which provides a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance
  • Flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases
  • Benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75% and access to salary packaging

Be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology and innovation, excellence in healthcare, quality teaching and cutting edge research. Metro North Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. We offer unique and rewarding professional development opportunities in a safe and flexible work environment with a focus on putting our people first. You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers ( https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers )

Job ad reference number: CAB571162
Close date: Tuesday, 2nd July 2024

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.


11 June 2024
Location: Australia Queensland Brisbane - North
Salary: As per State Award AUD per year
Work type:
Locum Tenens
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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