Assistant In Nursing - Renal Services, Cairns


Salary between $57 649 - $63 120 p.a., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (up to 17.5%) (Nurse Grade 1 (1)) (Applications will remain current for 12 months). Job Ad Reference: CAH356833
Purpose of the Role
The Cairns Renal Service provides client centred care with a strong focus on delivering care as close to home as possible. The service caters to client needs across the continuum of care, providing robust models of care that support a coordinated and informed transition onto renal replacement therapies, enhanced access to home based modalities, equitable access to transplantation, improved local access to satellite dialysis and supportive care when required. The service provides tertiary in-centre dialysis in the Cairns Hospital and satellite in-centre dialysis in Cairns Private Hospital, Atherton, Mossman, Smithfield, Cairns South Health Precinct, Yarrabah, Innisfail and Cooktown. Clients are supported on home based therapies across Cairn and Hinterland, Cape York and the Torres Strait.
Support the delivery of frontline services through provision of direct care as delegated by the Registered Nurse. Logistical support, such as imprest management (S4Hana), and other activites as delegated i.e. water testing and store room management.

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This role may be required to travel within the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Services Renal Satellites.

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This position requires the incumbent to operate a class C motor vehicle and an appropriate licence endorsement to operate this type of vehicle is required. Proof of this endorsement must be provided before commencement of duty.

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It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be, and remain, vaccinated against or non-susceptible to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs): Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough) and Hepatitis B. Further information: https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/work-for-us/dept-of-health/pre-employment/vaccinations/providing-evidence

How to Apply:
For full details of this position, please ensure you download the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants for instructions on how to apply for this role. If you have difficulty viewing this role description in .pdf format, please contact Recruitment Services on Recruitment.Cairns@health.qld.gov.au to request it in .doc format.Please note that if the information requested in the ‘how to apply' section is not provided you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application. The Information Package for Applicants outlines pre-employment checks that will be undertaken for successful applicants.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.