Nurse's Role As A Community Health Nurse At WA Health

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Career Objective

Tertiary qualified, community focused and compassionate healthcare professional, I welcome the opportunity to undertake a new and exciting role as a Community Health Nurse at WA Health where I can utilise my qualifications, skills and experience. During my extensive nursing career, spanning 25+ years I have contributed worked in culturally diverse communities in Australia, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, South-East Asia and the United Kingdom. Enthusiastic, vibrant, caring, highly organised and hardworking, I am confident that my expertise would be well utilised within the Child and Adolescent Community Health Division of WA Health. Having demonstrated a high level of attention to detail, flexibility and communication with internal
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 Identifies opportunities to work collaboratively with nursing staff to resolve issues and develop better procedures.
 Supportive, contributing and dedicated team member with the ability to work productively unsupervised.
 Highly organised with excellent time management skills, meeting tight and competing deadlines consistently.
 Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to think creatively to resolve problems and issues.
 Represents the organisation in an honest and ethical manner, supporting a culture of integrity and professionalism.
 Responsive to diverse experiences, perspectives, values and beliefs and listen to others ' individual viewpoints.
 Proven ability to establish long-term and positive relationships with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
 Capacity to provide strong guidance, supervise, direct and motivate less experienced healthcare workers.
 Ability to understand, interpret and apply various healthcare legislation, policies and
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• Communicate and interact effectively and clearly with a range of patients and health professionals.
• Manage workload and communicate effectively with colleagues to ensure completion to a high standard.
• Perform all duties in accordance with the South Metropolitan Health Service and program specific policies & procedures.
• Performance of duties in accordance with relevant Occupational Health and Safety as well as equal opportunity legislation.
• Ensure the provision of a safe working environment in consultation with staff under their supervision.
• Perform Hepatitis B and MMR Immunisation to newborns and mothers prior to discharge home.
• Perform IV cannulation and contribute in the capacity of Perinatal Loss Co-ordinator as required.
• Conduct performance appraisals of level 1 staff on an annual basis and follow up throughout the course of the year.
• Provide clinical resource and problem solving support for Registered Midwives/Nurses and Enrolled Nurses.
• Perform all duties in accordance with Government and WA Health Policies and Procedures.

Oct 2009 - Current CELL CARE AUSTRALIA |

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