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Enrolled Nurse - Wagga Wagga

Organisation/Entity: Murrumbidgee Local Health District
Job Category:
  • Nursing and Midwifery | Enrolled Nurse
Job Location:
  • Regional NSW / Riverina & Murray
Job Reference Number: REQ98797
Work Type: Casual
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $56,441.56 - $61,325.47
Closing Date: 25/04/2019 - 11:59 PM
Targeted / Identified:


Employment Type:  Casual
Position Classification: Enrolled Nurse
Remuneration: $28.47 - $31.88 per hour
Requisition ID: REQ98797
Vaccination Category: A
Applications Close: 25 April 2019

The opportunity to make a difference, in our hospital and our community

Where you will be working

Wagga Wagga Base Hospital (WWBH) is one of the busiest rural hospitals in NSW with 300 beds over 40,000 emergency presentations, 1,100 births and approximately 11,000 operations each year.  With the new hospital being built in 2016. WWBH provides medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric, rehabilitation, and mental health acute and sub-acute inpatient services.  Specialties include cardiovascular, gastroenterology, renal medicine, obstetrics, orthopaedics, psychiatry and paediatrics. There is also the provision of a full range of allied health and support services.


Learn more about the benefits and lifestyle of Wagga Wagga

What you will be doing

The Enrolled Nurse works with the registered nurse/midwife (RN/RM) as part of the health care team and demonstrates competence in the provision of person-centred care. Core practice generally requires the EN to work under the direct or indirect supervision of the RN/RM. At all times, the EN retains responsibility for his/her actions and remains accountable in providing delegated nursing care.

At all times, the EN retains responsibility for his/her actions and remains accountable in providing delegated nursing care, and nursing documentation. The need for the EN to have a named and accessible RN/RM at all times and in all contexts of care for support and guidance is critical to patient safety.


Selection Criteria

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), with demonstrated evidence to meet the NMBA's Enrolled Nurse standards for practice and meet the NMBA approved standards, codes, guidelines and frameworks commensurate with the position.
  • Demonstrates continuous quality improvement with the ability to provide: direct/indirect care including ability to assess; plan, implement and evaluate nursing practice; provide safe, appropriate and responsive quality nursing practice.
  • Demonstrated competencies in and/or knowledge of the complexities and challenges involved in caring for individuals and their family in the specific area of employment to an EN Scope of Practice.


Please refer to the Position Description for the essential requirements and full selection criteria. Your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.


Additional Information

  • This recruitment process includes pre-employment Online Safe for Work screening.
  • If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009.  All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.
  • Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa.  For visa information, please see www.immi.gov.au

Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Emma Knagge on Emma.Knagge@health.nsw.gov.au


MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.