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2015 Gastroenterology Advanced Trainee
Base Hospital | Fixed Term Full Time

Reference Number: 130103 | Applications Close: 29/09/2014

Advanced Trainee - Gastroenterology
Fixed Term - Full time
12 months commencing Feb 2015

Ballarat is a rural Base Hospital servicing a population of approximately 200,000 people and a land area extending from the Western boundary of Melbourne to the South Australian border. It is the primary referral centre for its local region and the secondary referral centre for much of Western Victoria.

Ballarat Health Services is a major training site for the University of Melbourne and Deakin Rural Clinical Schools. Senior staff are strongly committed to teaching and the professional development of Interns, HMOs and Registrars.

Ballarat offers a superb regional lifestyle with excellent public and private schools, recreational and sporting facilities, shopping, entertainment and cultural pursuits. Country or city living is available within minutes of the hospital and there is easy access to Melbourne (70 minutes).

This position is an Accredited Non-Core training year and offers an Advanced Trainee an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to a variety of clinical gastroenterological and hepatological pathologies. This includes learning opportunities across a wide range of endoscopic procedures. The Advanced Trainee is supported by a gastroenterology intern.

The Gastroenterology Service is part of the wider Internal Medicine Service which has 11 BPTs and ATs in General Medicine, Oncology and Cardiology. The Gastroenterology AT will have the opportunity to participate in training activities as part of this group and may occasionally participate in the General Medical weekend roster.

Role:
• The Gastroenterology Registrar is responsible for daily ward round and responding to all relevant inpatient and out patient’s referrals.
• The appointee will have a broad exposure to the full range of gastroenterology pathology and procedures.
• The Registrar will be involved in an unselected GI outpatient clinic; have the opportunity to contribute and be trained on 2 endoscopy sessional lists per week.
• The appointee will contribute to weekly imaging/MDT meeting; GI cancer MDT and Journal club.
• While not routinely within the general medicine roster, this role may have occasional rostered duties in general medicine.
• The appointee will be expected to present at the hospital Grand Round and in addition attend and participate both in the general medical and GI meeting calendar.
• There will be an expectation of active supervision and contribution to the support and training of both the Gastroenterology intern and the general intern/BPT training and examination preparation programmes for junior staff.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA:
Good communication skills including competency in spoken and written English
Medical knowledge consistent with an Advanced Trainee in Gastroenterology Medicine.
Essential Criteria:
•A qualified medical practitioner registered with AHPRA
•Successful completion of FRACP part 1 (written and clinical)
•Documented experience and clinical skills in the assessment and management of acute hospital patients
•A documented ability to work as a team and provide independent clinical decisions with senior consultation where appropriate
•A commitment to provide high quality clinical care to General gastroenterology and hepatology patients
•An ability to supervise the activities of more junior medical staff
•Well development organisational skills and willingness to be flexible in supporting the wider general medical team where required
•A commitment to developing and improving professional skills and work practices, contribute to governance and follow standardised procedures
•Residency or VISA with right to work in Australia

For details please contact Dr Mohammed Al-Ansari, Consultant Gastroenterologist (mohammedala@bhs.org.au)

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance. Applications must be submitted online.

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2015 Registrars Short Stay Unit
Base Hospital | Fixed Term Full Time

Reference Number: 132726 | Applications Close: 24/09/2014

Emergency Medicine – Short Stay Unit Registrar
Fixed Term - Full Time
2 February 2015 to 31 January 2016

Ballarat Health Services (BHS) is a regional trauma service servicing a population of approximately 240,000 people and a land area extending from the western boundary of Melbourne to the South Australian border. The Emergency Department case load comprises a broad mix of medicine from major trauma to primary care across all age groups including approximately 28% paediatric attendances. The ED has a defined Fast Track area and a separate 8 bed Short Stay Unit. Admission rate and patient acuity (by Australasian triage scale) has been increasing over the last few years.

BHS Emergency Department is accredited by ACEM for 12 months of advanced training (including paediatric logbook training). The ED has access to both anaesthetic and intensive care rotations locally and rural skills posts at Wimmera Health Care. The ED also has strong relationships with tertiary EDs in Melbourne.

BHS hosts clinical schools for both University of Melbourne and Deakin University. This includes a modern education precinct on site with access to state of the art simulation laboratory. The ED is strongly committed to teaching and the professional development of Interns, HMOs and Registrars – including protected training time for all medical staff.

Ballarat offers a superb regional lifestyle with excellent public and private schools, recreational and sporting facilities, shopping, entertainment and cultural pursuits. Country or city living is available within minutes of the hospital and there is easy access to Melbourne (70 minutes) as well as other regional centres (Geelong, Grampians, Great Ocean Road, Daylesford and Hepburn Spa Country).

The ED/Short Stay Unit Registrar works on a four weekly rotating roster (with plans to expand the numbers) which includes shifts in the ED.

Applications for this position are invited from HMOs PGY 3-4. This position is an important step in training, including preparation for future Emergency or General Practice training.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance.

Applications must be submitted online. To apply for this position please submit your curriculum vitae and a cover letter.

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Associate Nurse Unit Manager
Geoffrey Cutter Centre | Permanent Part Time

Reference Number: 134808 | Applications Close: 22/09/2014

Associate Nurse Unit Manager
Geoffrey Cutter Centre
Permanent - Part Time
(50 hrs per fortnight)

Geoffrey Cutter Centre is a 60 bed high level aged care facility located in Ballarat East.

We are seeking to employ a Grade 3 Associate Nurse Unit Manager. The ANUM role requires the incumbent to have sound clinical knowledge to oversee the clinical care of the residents and an ability to oversee and supervise staff in the day to day running of the unit.

The successful applicant should possess strong leadership skills, have a sound understanding of The Aged Care Act, Aged Care Accreditation, Aged Care Standards and have experience with the Aged Care Funding Instrument. Previous management experience will be highly regarded. Predominately Night Shift with rotations onto Day Shifts as required

If you have a strong commitment to resident focused care and are interested in joining our dynamic team we would be pleased to consider your application.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance.

All applications must be submitted online.

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Child and Youth Consultant
Ballarat Psychiatric Services - Ballarat | Fixed Term Part Time

Reference Number: 134897 | Applications Close: 01/10/2014

Child and Youth Consultant
Child and Youth Mental Health Service
Fixed Term - Part Time
(48 hrs per fortnight) until October 2015

We currently have an opportunity for a Child & Youth Consultant to join Ballarat Health Services Mental Health Services. The successful applicant will work to develop and implement a child and youth participation and engagement strategy to assist service planning, delivery and evaluation of key initiatives in relation to the child and youth perspective.

The Child and Youth Consultant will advocate for services that are sensitive and responsive to the needs of children and young people. This role works in collaboration with clinical multidisciplinary team and team leaders, clients, their families, community service providers, consumers groups, other health professionals and networks.

The role requires exceptional interpersonal skills, coupled with an understanding of youth health issues.

Applications are invited from a broad range of experiences.

The successful applicant will find undertaking a career at BHS-MHS both positive and rewarding, be well supported within a multidisciplinary, integrated team environment and develop comprehensive knowledge and expert skill leading to better outcomes for clients and families.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance. Applications must be submitted online.

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Clinical Manager
Queen Elizabeth Centre | Permanent Part Time

Reference Number: 134853 | Applications Close: 22/09/2014

Clinical Manager
Podiatry
Permanent - Part Time
(40 hrs per fortnight)

An opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Podiatry manager to lead a dynamic department of Podiatrists at Ballarat Health Services.

This position should appeal to a Podiatry manager who is keen to extend their management skills and experience in a supportive, multidisciplinary environment which places a strong emphasis on accountability, evidence based practice, and staff development.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance.

All applications must be submitted online.

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Consultant Geriatrician
Queen Elizabeth Centre | Permanent Full Time

Reference Number: 132088 | Applications Close: 01/10/2014

Consultant Geriatrician
Sub-Acute Services
Fixed Term - Full Time
76 hours per fortnight

We are seeking a Consultant Specialist in Geriatric Medicine to join our sub-acute service team at Ballarat Health Service. This is an exciting opportunity to join our large team of specialists in geriatric, palliative care and rehabilitation medicine and to contribute to a regional service whilst enjoying an excellent work life balance.

Ballarat is well known for its role in Australia’s history and its surrounding areas offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of life with modern city living, excellent schools and affordable housing. We are only an hour away from Melbourne, so you are still able to enjoy the activities of our capital city.

This role will comprise a mixture of inpatient, community and clinic based duties within the Geriatric Medicine Service and Sub-Acute Services. The details will be negotiated with the suitable applicant to ensure a fulfilling and rewarding position. We are seeking a person who is flexible, innovative with a commitment to teaching and research. There is also an opportunity to participate in the sub-acute medicine on call roster.

Ballarat Health Services operates the Ballarat Base Hospital, the largest regional hospital in the Grampians region. It is the principal referral hospital for the entire region, which extends from Bacchus Marsh to the South Australian border, an area of 48,000 square kilometres. More than 230,000 people, or 4.4 per cent of the population of Victoria, live in the Grampians Region. Ballarat has a population of in excess of 93,000 people and is Australia's 20th largest city.

The sub-acute service is based at the Queen Elizabeth Centre we comprises the following units – Inpatient Complex Care Unit – 24 beds; Rehabilitation Ward – 30 beds; Palliative Care Ward – 11 beds. We also provide Transition Care Program, Restorative Care; Geriatric Medicine in the Home, Residential-in-Reach, an Orthogeriatric Medicine Consulting Service, Acute Liaison Service and home based visits through the Aged care Assessment Service. Our ambulatory clinics include: Dementia and Memory (CDAMS) Clinic; Continence Clinic and a Falls Clinic. The academic leaders for the rural medical schools Deakin University (A/Prof Mark Yates) and University of Melbourne (Dr Rosie Shea) are part of our clinical lead.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance.

Applications must be submitted online.

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Emergency Physician
Base Hospital | Permanent Full Time , Permanent Part Time

Reference Number: 134533 | Applications Close: 29/09/2014

Emergency Physicians
Permanent - Full Time/Part Time
3 EFT Available (Hours negotiable)

Ballarat Health Services is moving to strengthen its Emergency Department workforce by recruiting new Emergency Physicians. A recent review of the ED identified staffing as a key issue to address and there is a strong commitment to achieve this. There already have and will also be further changes introduced and developed as a result of this review in an effort to improve ED performance. This is your opportunity to join a cohesive group of Emergency Physicians and have a positive input into the future direction of Emergency Medicine in Ballarat.

The ED has experienced strong growth in recent years with patient attendances increasing to around 53,000 presentations currently. Growth in absolute patient numbers has slowed in the last 2-3 years however there has been significant increase in ATS Category 2 and 3 patients. This is reflected in an admission rate that is also climbing (currently 21%). Paediatric presentations account for approximately 28% of attendances. Also in recent years the ED has expanded with completion of separate Fast Track area and also SSU.

The ED is accredited with ACEM for 12 months of advanced training and forms an EMET training hub with Wimmera Health Care Group (Horsham). We have had several ED certificate candidates as well as diploma candidates since these were introduced. The department maintains separate registrar and HMO teaching programs with paid training for both groups. Ballarat has clinical schools from both University of Melbourne and Deakin University with the ED teaching students from both.

Ballarat offers a superb regional lifestyle 115 km northwest of Melbourne with excellent access to Melbourne via car (divided freeway) or via fast train to Southern Cross station. Ballarat has excellent property values, established houses, vacant blocks to build on or 15 minutes out of town to farm or forest acreage. There are excellent public and private schools, child care centres, recreational and sporting facilities, shopping, entertainment and cultural pursuits. Daylesford and Hepburn spa area is on our doorstep and access to Geelong, the Grampians, the Great Ocean Road, South West Victoria and Pyrenees wine region is also straightforward.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicants, with a roster that is well balanced and non-clinical time strongly supported.

Further information contact Dr Andrew Crellin or Emergency Administration on 03 53206455. Email andrewcr@bhs.org.au or emergencyadministration@bhs.org.au.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance. Applications must be submitted online.

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Endorsed Enrolled Nurse
Geoffrey Cutter Centre | Permanent Part Time

Reference Number: 134779 | Applications Close: 22/09/2014

Endorsed Enrolled Nurse
Geoffrey Cutter Centre
Permanent - Part Time
Multiple positions available

We are seeking Endorsed Enrolled Nurses to join our team. (Various hours, multiple positions).

Geoffrey Cutter Centre is a 60 bed high level residential aged care facility located in Ballarat East. It is staffed by a team committed to delivering resident focused high quality care.

The successful applicants will have experience or an interest in the Aged Care Sector and have demonstrated abilities to work within a dynamic progressive team environment. The ability to rotate across all shifts is required.

This is a great opportunity for newly registered nurses with an interest in aged care to consolidate their knowledge and skills. The advertised positions are part time and will include 6 hour shifts. Please indicate preference of hours in your application.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance.

All applications must be submitted online.

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Enrolled Nurse - Central Allocations Unit (Casual Bank)
Base Hospital | Casual

Reference Number: 110029 | Applications Close: 30/06/2015

Enrolled Nurse
Level 1 or 2
Central Allocations Unit
Casual Bank

Ballarat Health Services, Central Allocations Unit is seeking applications from general and specialised Enrolled Nurses to join our Casual Bank across our Acute, Sub Acute and/or Aged Care sites.

To be successful for interview applicants must hold a current registration under the National Registration & Accreditation Scheme and have a current Police clearance (less than 12 months old).

Being part of a team that values Leadership and Excellence in Healthcare you will work in first class facilities that maximises care, compassion, individual choice and quality outcomes for all clients and patients.

At BHS we offer excellent remuneration, benefits and incentives, including:

• Excellent hourly rates
• Paid orientation
• Salary packaging options
• In-service education & professional development opportunities
• Flexible rostering
• Staff car parking

This is a great opportunity to join the dynamic nursing team at Ballarat Health Services and enjoy flexibility and variety whilst maintaining your specialist skills.

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EOI: Casual Hospital Medicial Officer
Base Hospital | Casual

Reference Number: 128345 | Applications Close: 02/02/2015

Hospital Medical Officer
Medical Workforce Unit
Casual

Ballarat Health Services are currently accepting Expressions of Interest for the HMO casual bank. Please note: this is not a permanent position.

Ballarat Health Services comprises the Base Hospital (221 acute beds), Queen Elizabeth Centre (Sub Acute Care 70 beds) and Psychiatric Services (67 beds]. New short stay unit and modern, emergency, critical care, ambulatory, aged care and rehabilitation facilities uniquely integrate in-patient, ambulatory, community and home based services. Ballarat Health Services is a major training site for the University of Melbourne and Deakin Rural Clinical Schools. Senior staff are strongly committed to teaching and the professional development of Interns, HMOs and Registrars.

Ballarat offers a superb regional lifestyle with excellent public and private schools, recreational and sporting facilities, shopping, entertainment and cultural pursuits. Country or city living is available within minutes of the hospital and there is easy access to Melbourne (80 minutes).

All applications must be submitted online.

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Family and Carer Consultant
Ballarat Psychiatric Services - Ballarat | Fixed Term Part Time

Reference Number: 134906 | Applications Close: 01/10/2014

Family and Carer Consultant
Child and Youth Mental Health Service
Fixed Term - Part Time
(48 hrs per fortnight) until October 2015

We currently have an opportunity for a Family & Carer Consultant to join Ballarat Health Services Mental Health Services. The successful applicant will work to develop and implement a family and carer participation and engagement strategy to assist service planning, delivery and evaluation of key initiatives in relation to the family perspective.

The Family and Carer Consultant will advocate for services that are sensitive and responsive to the needs of families and carers. This role works in collaboration with clinical multidisciplinary team and team leaders, clients, their families, community service providers, consumers groups, other health professionals and networks.

The role requires exceptional interpersonal skills, coupled with an understanding of child and youth health issues.

Applications are invited from a broad range of experiences.

The successful applicant will find undertaking a career at BHS-MHS both positive and rewarding, be well supported within a multidisciplinary, integrated team environment and develop comprehensive knowledge and expert skill leading to better outcomes for clients and families.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance. Applications must be submitted online.

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Mental Health Clinician (Ararat)
Ballarat Psychiatric Services - Ararat | Permanent Full Time

Reference Number: 133851 | Applications Close: 24/09/2014

Mental Health Clinician
P2, SW2, OT2, RPN 3
Youth Mental Health Services (YMHS) – Ararat
Permanent - Full Time
(80 hrs per fortnight with ADO)

Ballarat Health Services - Mental Health Services (BHS-MHS) offers a range of exceptional opportunities in the Youth Mental Health Services. Youth Mental Health Services seeks applications from self-motivated and enthusiastic clinicians seeking to consolidate their career in youth mental health. This is an opportunity to receive training and professional development specific to youth psychiatry while gaining experience within an extended community network.

The youth mental health service is committed to client and youth centered assessment and treatment, early identification and intervention services that are family inclusive and evidence-based. You will be interested in, or have experience in, the delivery of contemporary mental health practices and seek an environment that encourages continuous learning within a supportive multidisciplinary team.

Current Victorian allied health or nursing professional registration is essential, as are highly developed interpersonal and clinical skills. You will demonstrate knowledge of current issues within the modern youth mental health service delivery system. Salary and conditions are consistent with the appropriate Award, with grade/level in accordance with qualifications and experience.

New graduates are welcome to apply.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory clearance of a current police record check, Immunisation Clearance and provision of a valid Working with Children Check. A current drivers licence is required.

Benefits of working at Ballarat Health services:
• Broad salary packaging options.
• Attractive regional lifestyle.
• Youth mental health career opportunity.
• Commitment and support to staff development opportunities

All applications must be submitted online.

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Personal Care Worker - Central Allocations Unit (Casual Bank)
Base Hospital | Casual

Reference Number: 116349 | Applications Close: 24/09/2014

Personal Care Worker
Central Allocations Unit
Casual

A great opportunity exists for Personal Care Workers to join our Casual Bank working across the Acute, Sub-Acute and Residential sites at Ballarat Health Services.

To be successful for interview applicants must hold a current Certificate III in Aged Care, Safe Food Handlers Certificate and have a current Police clearance (less than 12 months old). You must have successfully completed unit CHCCS305C Assist clients with medication, or first year of Bachelor of Nursing studies or equivalent.

You must be a team player, who is empathetic and believes in a holistic approach. You must have excellent communication and time management skills.

Casual Bank allows you to enjoy flexibility and variety. We provide a paid orientation day on commencement, salary packaging, in-service education and professional development, and access to car parking along with all other permanent staff benefits.

Once you have joined the Casual Bank you are eligible to apply for the variety of positions advertised internally across the Health Service.

Recruitment occurs at varying times.

All applications must be submitted online.

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Pharmacy Student - casual
Base Hospital | Casual

Reference Number: 133298 | Applications Close: 24/09/2014

Pharmacy Student
Pharmacy Department
Casual - Fixed Term

An exciting opportunity exists for a pharmacy student to work alternate Saturdays (9am-1pm) within the Ballarat Health Services Pharmacy Department.

The student will assist the pharmacy department by;
- Managing phone enquiries from wards, BHS staff and patients.
- Managing enquiries through the pharmacy front counter.
- Processing inpatient medication supplies and discharge prescriptions.
- Providing medication counselling to patients (under supervision).

The position offers a student the chance to build their hospital experience, and apply their pharmacy knowledge to real life situations.

Students must be registered with AHPRA to apply.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance. Applications must be submitted online.


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Post Graduate Program - Registered Nurse
Base Hospital | Fixed Term Part Time

Reference Number: 134513 | Applications Close: 06/10/2014

Postgraduate Nursing Program - Registered Nurses Division 1
Fixed Term - Part Time
(64 hours per fortnight)Commencing February 2015

Ballarat Health Services in conjunction with the University of Melbourne and Deakin University; is seeking motivated Div 1 Registered Nurses wishing to specialise in the areas of Cardiac Care, Critical Care, Emergency, Paediatrics and Perioperative.

The postgraduate clinical employment is 52 weeks at 64 hours per forntight (0.84 EFT).
Placements are dependent on acceptance at relevant affiliated universities to which direct applications are necessary.

For further information about post graduate placement email ercliaison@bhs.org.au or phone 53204384.

All applications must be submitted online to Denielle Beardmore, Director Clinical Education and Practice Development, Centre of Nursing and Health Education.

Applications close 6 October 2014

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Receptionist
Safety Link | Permanent Full Time

Reference Number: 134693 | Applications Close: 22/09/2014

Receptionist
Safety Link
Permanent – Full Time
(80 hours per fortnight including ADO)

Safety Link, one of Australia's most respected providers of personal response services requires a Receptionist.

As a leader in the industry, quality, innovation and the highest levels of customer service are at the core of our culture. Utilising modern technology, Safety Link provides socially isolated clients with a direct link to caregivers and emergency services in times of need.

The position calls for candidates with highly developed communication skills, an excellent phone manner, and a desire to step into a fast paced, varied and often challenging role. To be considered, candidates must be able to demonstrate high levels of computer literacy, professionalism, and a real commitment to delivering the highest levels of customer service.

For further information about this position please call Denise Gray, Safety Link Business Manager on 1800 813 617.

To apply, please attach your covering letter and responses to the key selection criteria contained within the position description and submit your application via this website.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance.

More information about Safety Link can be found at: www.safetylink.org.au

Applications must be submitted online.

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Registered Nurse
Steele Haughton Unit | Permanent Part Time

Reference Number: 134044 | Applications Close: 22/09/2014

Registered Nurse
ECT – Grade 3
Steele Haughton Unit
Permanent - Part Time
(40 hrs per fortnight)

The position is responsible for nursing care to patients who require a course of ECT. The ECT clinician provides clinical leadership on matters related to the coordination, delivery of and recovery from procedures involved in ECT. This position provides a clinical focus for the therapy. Included in the role is the education of students and other Ballarat Health Services - Mental Health Service staff.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance.

Applications must be submitted online.

For further information, please contact Jane Lockhart, Nurse Unit Manager on 5320 3539.

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Registered Nurse Division 1
Geoffrey Cutter Centre | Permanent Part Time

Reference Number: 134799 | Applications Close: 29/09/2014

Registered Nurse Division 1 Grade 2
Geoffrey Cutter Centre
Permanent - Part Time
Multiple positions available

We are seeking Registered Nurse Division 1 Grade 2’s to join our team.

Geoffrey Cutter Centre is a 60 bed Residential Aged Care Facility located in Ballarat East. It is staffed by a team committed to delivering high quality resident centred care.

The successful applicants will have experience or an interest in the Aged Care Sector and have demonstrated abilities to work within a dynamic progressive environment. These positions are part time and consist predominantly of 6 hour shifts requiring Rotation across all shifts.

This is a great opportunity for newly registered nurses with an interest in aged care to consolidate their knowledge and skills.

Please indicate preference for hours and Availability in your application.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance.

Applications must be submitted online.

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Registered Nurse Division 1
Base Hospital | Fixed Term Part Time

Reference Number: 135309 | Applications Close: 29/09/2014

Registered Nurse Division 1
2 North
Fixed Term - Part time
(64 hrs per fortnight)
Commencing 20th October 2014 until 19th October 2015.

Maternity Leave Replacement

Applications are invited from Registered Nurses with greater than 12 months experience in the acute hospital setting for this fixed term part time position on 2 North.

Applicants must have an interest in Surgical nursing, and be able to work in a team environment.

Enquiries should be directed to Danelle Klein Nurse Unit Manager
2 North 53206420, or Gayle Clark Associate Nurse Unit Manager 53 206420

All applications must be submitted online.

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Registered Nurse Division 1 - Central Allocations Unit (Casual Bank)
Base Hospital | Casual

Reference Number: 134282 | Applications Close: 29/09/2014

Registered Nurse Division 1 Grade 2
Intensive Care Unit
Casual positions

Ballarat Health Services, Central Allocations Unit is seeking applications from specialised Registered Nurses to join our Casual Bank. Opportunities exist for casual staff to become part of the dynamic and progressive CCU team. Previous experience within Critical Care is essential. Applicants who have completed or are completing post graduate critical care studies will be highly regarded.

BHS Critical Care Unit (CCU) is a dynamic service striving to provide the highest standards of care for our patients, while maintaining a commitment to a continuously improving clinical environment. BHS CCU (Level 3 ICU) currently has 13 beds that manage Intensive Care, High Dependency and Coronary Care admissions. The unit looks after more than 1500 patients per year from Ballarat and surrounding regions.

To be successful for interview applicants must hold a current registration under the National Registration & Accreditation Scheme and have a current Police clearance (less than 12 months old).

Being part of a team that values Leadership and Excellence in Healthcare you will work in first class facilities that maximises care, compassion, individual choice and quality outcomes for all clients and patients.

At BHS we offer excellent remuneration, benefits and incentives, including:

• Excellent hourly rates
• Paid orientation
• Salary packaging options
• In-service education & professional development opportunities
• Flexible rostering
• Staff car parking

This is a great opportunity to join the dynamic nursing team at Ballarat Health Services and enjoy flexibility and variety whilst maintaining your specialist skills.

All applications must be submitted online.

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Registered Nurse Division 1 - Central Allocations Unit (Casual Bank)
Base Hospital | Casual

Reference Number: 124722 | Applications Close: 30/09/2014

Registered Nurse Division 1 Grade 2
Central Allocations Unit
Casual Bank

Ballarat Health Services, Central Allocations Unit is seeking applications from general and specialised Registered Nurses to join our Casual Bank across our Acute, Sub Acute and/or Aged Care sites.

To be successful for interview applicants must hold a current registration under the National Registration & Accreditation Scheme and have a current Police clearance (less than 12 months old).

Being part of a team that values Leadership and Excellence in Healthcare you will work in first class facilities that maximises care, compassion, individual choice and quality outcomes for all clients and patients.

At BHS we offer excellent remuneration, benefits and incentives, including:

• Excellent hourly rates
• Paid orientation
• Salary packaging options
• In-service education & professional development opportunities
• Flexible rostering
• Staff car parking

This is a great opportunity to join the dynamic nursing team at Ballarat Health Services and enjoy flexibility and variety whilst maintaining your specialist skills.

All applications must be submitted online.

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Registrar Short Stay Unit
Base Hospital | Fixed Term Full Time

Reference Number: 132699 | Applications Close: 22/09/2014

Emergency Medicine – Short Stay Unit Registrar
Fixed Term - Full Time
3 November 2014 to 1 February 2015 with possible 12 month extension to 31 January 2016

Ballarat Health Services (BHS) is a regional trauma service servicing a population of approximately 240,000 people and a land area extending from the western boundary of Melbourne to the South Australian border. The Emergency Department case load comprises a broad mix of medicine from major trauma to primary care across all age groups including approximately 28% paediatric attendances. The ED has a defined Fast Track area and a separate 8 bed Short Stay Unit. Admission rate and patient acuity (by Australasian triage scale) has been increasing over the last few years.

BHS Emergency Department is accredited by ACEM for 12 months of advanced training (including paediatric logbook training). The ED has access to both anaesthetic and intensive care rotations locally and rural skills posts at Wimmera Health Care. The ED also has strong relationships with tertiary EDs in Melbourne.

BHS hosts clinical schools for both University of Melbourne and Deakin University. This includes a modern education precinct on site with access to state of the art simulation laboratory. The ED is strongly committed to teaching and the professional development of Interns, HMOs and Registrars – including protected training time for all medical staff.

Ballarat offers a superb regional lifestyle with excellent public and private schools, recreational and sporting facilities, shopping, entertainment and cultural pursuits. Country or city living is available within minutes of the hospital and there is easy access to Melbourne (70 minutes) as well as other regional centres (Geelong, Grampians, Great Ocean Road, Daylesford and Hepburn Spa Country).

The ED/Short Stay Unit Registrar works on a four weekly rotating roster (with plans to expand the numbers) which includes shifts in the ED.

Applications for this position are invited from HMOs PGY 3-4. This position is an important step in training, including preparation for future Emergency or General Practice training.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance.

Applications must be submitted online. To apply for this position please submit your Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter online.

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Residential Services Assistant - Central Allocations Unit (Casual Bank)
Base Hospital | Casual

Reference Number: 112046 | Applications Close: 01/10/2014

Residential Services Assistant
Central Allocations Unit
Casual Bank

A great opportunity exists for Residential Services Assistants to join our Casual Bank working across the Aged and Sub-Acute sites with Ballarat Health Services.

Applicants must hold a current Safe Food Handling Certificate and current National Police Certificate issued within the past 12 months.

To join our casual bank, you must be a team player, who is empathetic and believes in a holistic approach. You must have excellent communication and time management skills.

At BHS we offer excellent remuneration, benefits and incentives, including:

• Excellent hourly rates
• Paid orientation
• Salary packaging options
• In-service education & professional development opportunities
• First class facilities
• Staff car parking

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Senior Mental Health Clinician
Ballarat Psychiatric Services - Ballarat | Permanent Full Time

Reference Number: 134142 | Applications Close: 24/09/2014

Senior Mental Health Clinician
P3, SW3, OT3, RPN4
Youth Mental Health Services (YMHS) – Ballarat
Permanent - Full Time
(80 hrs per fortnight with ADO)

Ballarat Health Services - Mental Health Services (BHS-MHS) offers a range of exceptional opportunities in the Youth Mental Health Services. Youth Mental Health Services seeks applications from self-motivated and enthusiastic clinicians seeking to consolidate their career in youth mental health.

The youth mental health service is committed to youth centered assessment and treatment, early identification and intervention services that are family inclusive and evidence-based. You will be interested in, or have experience in, the delivery of contemporary mental health practices and seek an environment that encourages continuous learning within a supportive multidisciplinary team.

Current Victorian allied health or nursing professional registration is essential, as are highly developed interpersonal and clinical skills. You will demonstrate knowledge of current issues within the modern child & youth mental health service delivery system. Salary and conditions are consistent with the appropriate Award, with grade/level in accordance with qualifications and experience.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory clearance of a current police record check, Immunisation Clearance and provision of a valid Working with Children Check. A current drivers licence is mandatory.

Benefits of working at Ballarat Health services:

• Salary packaging options.
• Attractive regional lifestyle.
• Youth mental health career opportunity
• Commitment and support to staff development opportunities

All applications must be submitted online.

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