Registered Nurse - Neonatal, Child & Adolescent Services - Temporary Full Time/Part Time - The Sutherland Hospital

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District

Job Description

Employment Type: Temporary Full or Part Time

Contract End Date: 25 April 2021
Position Classification: Registered Nurse
Remuneration: $32.37 - $45.45 per hour
Hours Per Week: Up to 38
Requisition ID: REQ177053

An exciting opportunity to join South Eastern Sydney Local Health District!


The Sutherland Hospital is now recruiting to Neonatal, Child & Adolescent Services.
The vision for nursing and midwifery at The Sutherland Hospital is to: Build a united team that provides compassionate care to our community through transformational, supportive and holistic nursing and midwifery.


Your new role:

The Registered Nurse coordinates and delivers high quality nursing care to patients/clients of The Sutherland Hospital & Community Health Services consistent with SESLHD and The Sutherland Hospital & Community Health Services policies, procedures and standards.

The Neonatal, Child & Adolescent Service consists of a 10 Bed Unit Child and Adolescent Unit and a 4 cot Special Care Nursery. The Neonatal, Child & Adolescent Services is a member of the Metropolitan Paediatric units (MP4Kids). MP4Kids is a clinical network representing all Level 4 paediatric services in general public hospitals, in metropolitan and outer metropolitan Sydney. The Neonatal, Child & Adolescent Service at The Sutherland Hospital cares for children and their families 0-16 years utilising a patient-centred and family focussed approach. Newborns and children presenting with a variety of acute/chronic illnesses and conditions are cared for within the service. Infants and children may present with common paediatric illnesses along with general surgical, orthopaedic, gastroenterology, respiratory or neurology conditions. Patients are cared for by Paediatricians and/or specialist physicians and surgeons. The service also offers a Hospital School with designated teaching staff employed by the Department of Education. The Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Service promote the principles of the Breast Friendly Health Initiative and The Sutherland Hospital is a BFHI accredited facility.

Our Hospital and Community:


The Sutherland Hospital is a 375-bed, major metropolitan hospital and an associated teaching hospital of the University of NSW, which is part of the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District and is located in Caringbah, a southern suburb of Sydney. Established in 1958, The Sutherland Hospital campus offers a comprehensive range of inpatient and community services to around 226,000 residents of the Sutherland Shire, colloquially known as ‘The Shire’.


A $62.9 million redevelopment has delivered a new and expanded emergency department, 60 new acute inpatient beds, and storage space for theatres to improve efficiencies. Current refurbishment works to provide an expanded medical imaging service are in progress.
The hospital campus is close to some of Sydney’s great beaches, restaurants, bars and cafes at Cronulla and is close to the beautiful Royal National Park. Gymea is another lively suburb with many restaurants and cafes. At Miranda, just a short walk away from the hospital, there is a Westfield Shopping Centre and cinema complex.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Current unrestricted registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia.
  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively engage with patients/clients to enhance service delivery and to guide others in providing service excellence.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and apply professional and ethical boundaries when dealing with complex situations.
  • Basic computer skills and proven ability to use health information systems.
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of risk management, safety and quality principles and the role of the Registered Nurse in applying these principles.
  • Demonstrated recent post registration experience in an acute Neonatal setting.

What you will get in return:


You can be part of a high performing and supportive team with the opportunity to expand your clinical knowledge and engage in professional development.


Salary Packaging and Fitness Passport is also available to eligible staff members.

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards
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For role related queries or questions contact Olivia Taripo on 95407517 or via email **************@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: Sunday 9th August 2020

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