WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities. WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles. Other Conditions:WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour. This vacancy is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at: Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA). Any offer of employment with WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is conditional on satisfactory PEHA to ensure you are able to perform the inherent requirements of the position. An unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn. Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information.Position Profile: The successful candidate will provide advanced clinical nursing practice and governance to ensure safe and quality patient care. You will provide nursing leadership and management to ensure the provision of effective and efficient services. You will also support the DON/HSM and regional management team in developing and implementing initiatives for including progression of the health reform strategy, continuous quality improvement and improving patient safety.Area Profile: The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is the largest country health system in Australia and one of the biggest in the world, providing health services to approximately half a million people, including 45,000 Aboriginal people, over a vast two and a half million square kilometre area. The organisation comprises seven regions, with a strong network of public hospitals, health services and health centres located across rural and remote Western Australia. Our core business is the provision of quality, accessible health services to country WA residents and visitors. Employee Benefits:In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements): 9.5% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information . Access to generous salary packaging arrangementsProfessional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistanceFlexible working arrangementsFlexible leave arrangementsOther professional and location based allowances Selection Criteria:Please see the attached Job Description Form. For Further Job Related Information:We encourage you to contact Lisa Smith, Inland Operations Manager on 08 9175 8333. If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours. Application Instructions:Applicants are requested to apply online. It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted. LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Have you joined our WA Country Health Service Talent Community? Join now
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