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Careers at Lakeview Private Hospital

We seek to employ staff members with a passion for healthcare and a deep commitment to the philosophy of Patients First. With views overlooking Norwest Lake and the Blue Mountains Lakeview Private Hospital offers a tranquil atmosphere.

Please note, all employees at lakeview are required to have a valid working with children check and comply with our immunisation policy.

Lakeview Private Hospital is currently recruiting the following positions:

Clinical Nurse Educator – Anaesthetics (Part Time 3 days per week)

An opportunity exists for a highly motivated and experienced CNE to work on a permanent part time basis in our Anaesthetic department.

The main responsibilities of the role will be:

  • Development and management of mandatory education and orientation program
  • Clinical support and ongoing education of nurses
  • Assessments of nurses using clinical competencies
  • Maintaining a training register for Anaesthetics
  • Assisting with development of policies and procedures
  • Promoting best practice through staff development and education
  • Identify needs for in-service education and liaise with educators and managers to facilitate

 

To be considered for this role you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • High attention to detail
  • Desirable – accreditation of Advanced Life Support program
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to quality, best practice and environmental safety
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required
  • Strong organisational skills

RNs – Endoscopy 

An opportunity exists for a highly motivated and experienced Registered Nurse to work on a casual or  permanent basis in our Endoscopy department.

Essential Criteria

    • Current Nursing Registration with AHPRA
    • Minimum of 2 – 3 years’ experience in Endoscopy or a Day Surgery Unit predominantly involving Endoscopy.
    • Be accustomed with the different procedures in Endoscopy.
    • A comprehensive understanding of the function, use, care, maintenance and trouble shooting of the different types and models of Flexible Endoscopes, and Automated Flexible Endoscopic Reprocessors.
    • The ability to work both independently and within a team structure.
    • The completion of (or working towards) HICMR or GENCA Fundamental of Reprocessing Workshop including the Practical Skills Assessment.
    • Demonstrated understanding of current relevant guidelines, regulations and standards.
    • Candidates with a postgraduate qualification (or currently working towards one) in Perioperative Nursing or Gastroenterology Nursing will be highly regarded.
    • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills; the ability to engage positively with all stakeholders
    • Commitment to quality, best practice and environmental safety
    • Knowledge of legal and ethical requirements
    • Demonstrated knowledge of professional standards
    • Hold a passport or visa that allows you to live and work in Australia.

Scrub/Scout, Anaesthetic and Recovery Registered Nurses or Enrolled Nurses

Essential Criteria

  • Current Nursing Registration with AHPRA
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in Recovery, Anaesthetics or Theatres.
  • The ability to work both independently and within a team structure.
  • Achieved a Graduate Certificate in Anaesthetic and Recovery Nursing or working towards
  • Scrub / Scout candidates must currently work in the OT setting with a minimum 2 years of experience. Must be familiar with scouting for multiple case types g ortho, gynae, colorectal, bariatrics, general etc
  • Experience in ICU, Emergency, or HDU will be highly regarded as well as Current Advance Life Support training
  • Demonstrated understanding of current relevant guidelines, regulations and standards.
  • Candidates with a postgraduate qualification (or currently working towards one) in Perioperative Nursing will be highly regarded.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills; the ability to engage positively with all stakeholders
  • Commitment to quality, best practice and environmental safety
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical requirements
  • Demonstrated knowledge of professional standards
  • Hold a passport or visa that allows you to live and work in Australia.

Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses – Rehab Ward – Casual

Opportunities currently exist for experienced Registered  Nurses and Enrolled Nurses to work on a casual basis in our Rehabilitation department. Our Rehab ward is a 36 bed facility providing in-patient rehabilitation to orthopaedic patients who had an elective surgery (knees, hips, and spine). The ward also provide acute pain management and reconditioning rehab programmes.

Mandatory Qualification:

  • Minimum 4 years Orthopaedic Sub-Acute Rehab  or Acute Medical Surgical experience
  • Permanent Resident or Australian Citizen
  • Able to take rotating shifts & must be available weekdays, weekends & public holidays
  • Strong passion for annual mandatory compliances and education competencies
  • Above average Nursing knowledge and advanced Clinical Nursing skills
  • An effective communicator with high proficiency of written and spoken English
  • Current Registration with AHPRA
  • Team player, collaborative, and with pleasing personality
  • Positive with “Can do” attitude

Desirable Criteria:

  • FIM Accredited
  • Advance Life Support Licensed
  • Knowledgeable with wound assessment and interventions
  • Proficient with Waterlow Pressure Risk Assessment and Falls Risk Assessment

Benefits:

  • Well controlled nurse patient ratio, in compliance with state-wide guidelines
  • Breaks given timely to staff as per WHS guidelines
  • Assistant Nurse deployed in certain shifts depending on the need
  • Internal and External education seminars available
  • Support from CNS and Team Leader available across all shifts
  • May be offered permanent position after 6 months depending on probationary performance
  • Private Hospital salary packaging available

Previous, international applicants, bridging nurses, new graduates, and applicants requiring sponsorship may not apply

Successful candidates will be required to have a valid WWC and national criminal record check.

Surgical RNS & Paediatric Registered Nurses & Enrolled Nurse

An opportunity exists for a motivated and experienced Surgical RN/Paediatric Registered Nurse/Enrolled Nurse. Permanent full time, part time and casual positions are available.

Criteria:

  • Must hold a minimum of 2 – 3 years’ of paediatric/ general surgical experience
  • Must hold strong paediatric/ general surgical nursing skills
  • Must hold full AHPRA no restrictions
  • Additional post-grad and qualifications in paediatric/ general surgical nursing is desirable but not essential
  • Some general adult experience is desirable but not essential (training available to RN in adult wards)
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to quality, best practice and environmental safety
  • Knowledge of current national standards
  • Demonstrated knowledge of professional standards
  • Hold a passport or visa that allows you to live and work in Australia.

Volunteers

Volunteers are an important part of our team at Lakeview Private Hospital. With a deep commitment to the philosophy of Patients First, Lakeview Private Hospital seeks to create an exceptional and seamless patient experience. We are currently looking for friendly and enthusiastic volunteers who can live out this philosophy. Some of the duties include coordinating reading material, assisting with flower arrangements and simply providing company.

Applicants must be over 18 years of age, provide at least two references and complete a Working with Children Check as part of the application process. Volunteer experience in a similar role will be looked on favorably although it is not essential.

To apply, send a covering letter detailing why you are interested and suited to a volunteer role at Lakeview Private Hospital, along with a resume outlining your work experience.

All applications will be treated in confidence.