Registered Undergraduate Student of Nursing (RUSON)

East Grampians Health Service is currently seeking a RUSON to join our team on a part time limited tenure contract.

A Registered Undergraduate Student of Nursing (RUSON) is a person currently enrolled at a University to undertake nursing study, who is registered with AHPRA as a student nurse, and who at commencement, has successfully completed not less than 12 months of the Bachelor of Nursing Degree or 18 months of a Double Degree /Paramedicine’.

RUSONs are employed under the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) Enterprise Agreement 2020-2024 (Clause 106)

RUSONs work under the delegation and supervision of a Registered Nurse. They (RUSONs) work within a core duties and exclusion list, (this is very different in scope to a nursing student placement) and the RUSON works above Safe Patient Care ratios.

Based at East Grampians Health Service (EGHS) in Ararat the RUSON is employed on a fixed term basis, 16 hours per week. Shifts required to be worked are AM and PM, Monday to Sunday as rostered taking study and clinical placement obligations into account.

RUSON employment ceases upon registration as a Registered Nurse, or if the student withdraws, defers, or fails their undergraduate degree.

About Us

East Grampians Health Service is based in Ararat and Willaura (Regional Victoria) and takes its name from the magnificent mountain range that provides a backdrop to both townships.  We are committed to providing quality care and services that meet the needs of the community, whilst continuously striving for improvement and aiming to lead the way in provision of health related services:

What we Offer

The role of the RUSON:

Appointment is subject to immunisation clearance (Including COVID-19) and current and satisfactory Employment Checks (Police and Working With Children Checks)

For more information please contact Kate Pitcher, Manager Inpatient Unity & Oncology on 03 5352 9415.

The Position Description can be viewed and downloaded by selecting ‘Position Description’ below.

To apply please select ‘Apply online’ and complete as requested.

Please ensure you address the selection criteria, attach an up to date resume including two business referees by close of business 17 June 2024.

East Grampians Health Service is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Description

Eligibility and the Right to Work in Australia

(Right to work is a legal requirement for obtaining employment in Australia. Evidence of your right to work is usually provided by identity documents such as a Vias, an Australian or New Zealand Passport, Australian birth certificate, Australian citizenship certificate or confirmation of your permanent resident status.)

Are you an Australian citizen? If not, do you have the appropriate rights to work for this position?*

You are not eligible to apply for this position

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