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June

Community Health Nurse Link Nurse Service

Melbourne Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Community Health Nurse Link Nurse Service



  • RMH Kidney Care Home Dialysis Service – RN Division 1 G3B

  • Community Health Nurse Link Nurse – Based on Mildura Base Hospital

  • Part time ongoing position options


The Royal Melbourne Hospital Nephrology unit acts as a renal hub provider for regional dialysis patients throughout Victoria. Home dialysis service including peritoneal dialysis and haemodialysis is provided for patients in their local communities by our regional link nurses. The hub service provided from The Royal Melbourne Hospital offers 24/7 telephone support to medical and nursing staff and provides medical and surgical consultation, allied health support, outpatient services and inpatient admission when these are not available locally.


Your new team:




The Royal Melbourne Hospital KCS provides dialysis care to patients and families in the northern and western suburbs of Melbourne and areas throughout regional Victoria. The RMH Kidney Care Home Dialysis Service (HDS) embraces a leadership role in evolving services to promote independence and well-being for people who choose the options and benefits of home haemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis.



Your new role:



  • The role of the Registered Nurse at Home Dialysis Services is the provision of patient and family oriented renal services that promote independence in the home setting.

  • In this role, you will primarily be responsible for patient education in home haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, including PD and Home Haemodialysis training in the home.

  • You will be required to participate in outreach nurse clinics and home visits in metropolitan and rural areas.

  • You will also facilitate the coordination of pre-dialysis and post-education care via face to face or telephone consultation and will assume responsibility for primary patient caseload management.

  • The nurse in this position will be an active member of the home dialysis team and will contribute to quality improvement in all areas of service delivery.


Your success in this role, will be in your ability to:



  • Registered nurse division 1 with current registration with AHPRA

  • Post-graduate qualification in Renal nursing and minimum 2 years of PD and HDx nursing experience

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to be innovative and resourceful

  • Ability to adapt best practice health care models into professional nursing practice.

  • Patient outcome and team focus

  • Experience in patient education

  • Current Australian Driver’s license


Our Commitment to you




Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.



The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.



Interested?




For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.



All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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