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May

Registered Nurse Prison Health Services

West Moreton Hospital and Health Service - West Ipswich, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Prison Health Services (PHS) Is a Rapidly Growing Division Within The West Moreton Hospital And Health Service Region, Delivering Primary Health Care Services To Detained, Remanded And Sentenced Prisoners And Young Persons Within The Following Correctional Facilities

  • Brisbane Correctional Centre (BCC);
  • Brisbane Women's Correctional Centre (BWCC);
  • Wolston Correctional Centre (WCC);
  • Borallon Training and Correctional Centre (BTCC);
  • Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre (AGCC);
  • Brisbane Youth Detention Centre (BYDC); and
  • West Moreton Youth Detention Centre (WMYDC).
  • Southern Queensland Correction Centre (SQCC) from July 1 2021
PHS also provides some in-reach support services to the Helena Jones Centre as an annexure of BWCC.

Dedicated teams are based in health clinics within each correctional facility. Service delivery is coordinated in close collaboration with Department of Youth Justice and Queensland Correctional Services under the specific regulations and routine of each individual centre.

What We Are Seeking

In this position you will assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care in collaboration with individuals, peers and the prison health team to achieve goals and health outcomes. You will also respond to medical emergencies, triage patients according to the Australian Triage Scale Category System, perform systematic clinical assessments and liaise with medical staff, senior nursing staff, and Queensland Ambulance Service for patient transfer to hospital.

The successful candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following:
  • Demonstrated minimum of post graduate clinical experience (Acute, Emergency, Primary Health Care, Correctional Health).
  • Ability to comprehensively assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with team members, patients and other stakeholders, including participation in relevant networks.
  • Demonstrated high standard of written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to use or learn to use information systems appropriate to the position.
  • Ability to provide clinical education, support. Demonstrate own ongoing professional development and contribution to quality improvement processes.
Potential employees are encouraged to read the below requirements ‘more about you', to ensure you are able to commit to the mandatory expectations and requirements for this role.

Importantly, More About You
  • Committed to working either 24/7 roster or two-shift roster (AM and PM), with centres varying between 8 hour, 9.5hour, and 12 hour rotating shifts
  • Committed to delivering holistic primary health care
Vaccination Preventable Disease

You Must Be Able To Provide Evidence That You Either

This role is designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk role'.
  • have been vaccinated against the VPD's listed in the role description; or
  • you are not susceptible to the VPD's listed in the role description.
You will be asked by the recruiting manager to supply this evidence if you are the preferred candidate for the role. More information and evidence forms can be found at here.

Benefits

17.5% annual leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, wellness programs and the Employee Assistance Service (EAS).

To apply you will need to download and read the role description and information package, please provide your CV or resume including the names and contact details of two referees and a short response (maximum 1-2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant for the role. If you are viewing this advertisement on Seek, to access the Role Description please click on “Apply for this job” to be taken to our website.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

West Ipswich, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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