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2023-Registered Nurse- Postgraduate Nursing Programs-Critical Care

Job posted: 01/08/2022
Applications close: 22/08/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 64712

Reference: 64712

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan



RMH Registered Nurse Postgraduate Programs- Critical Care




  • Cardiac Care (Cardiology)

  • Cardiac Care (Cardiothoracics)

  • Cardiac Care (Catheter Laboratory)

  • Emergency Department (ED)

  • Intensive Care (ICU)




  • Supported Postgraduate study

  • Part time ongoing or fixed term position

  • Opportunity to apply for supported program in any one of the areas listed above



What you will need to succeed in any of our services:




  • You are an AHPRA Registered nurse with acute experience and able to work a range of AM/PM & ND shifts, within our supportive and dedicated multidisciplinary team

  • You have effective communication skills and a passion for continued professional development

  • You are ready for a new variety of clinical experiences to enhance your professional growth

  • You have recent acute clinical experience

  • Additional criteria may be required for department specific applications- please read carefully below



IMPORTANT- Please detail one (only) specific unit/department/program you are applying for in your cover letter. Please address the cover letter to the Postgraduate Nursing Education Coordinator.





About the Service:





Our critical care specialty departments at the Royal Melbourne Hospital are currently seeking highly motivated Registered Nurses to join our teams. We are offering supported educational postgraduate nursing programs in our critical care areas. Please see more detailed department information below:






Cardiology (2B) - Graduate Certificate of Nursing Practice (Cardiac Care)- Deakin University






The RMH Coronary Care Unit (CCU) is part of the RMH Cardiology service providing care to emergency and elective patients requiring cardiac care. The RMH CCU is affiliated with Deakin University, and together offer a supported program- The Graduate Certificate of Nursing Practice (Cardiac Care). This course follows an established professional development framework which supports nurses in developing specialty knowledge, skills and professional behaviours required as a critical care nurse. The program length is 12 months.



Applicants must have minimum 1 year acute experience to apply.





Cardiothoracics (6SE)- Graduate Certificate of Nursing Practice (Cardiac Care)- Deakin University





The RMH Cardiothoracic ward is a 30 bed ward comprising of 12 High Dependency Unit and 18 stepdown beds. The Cardiothoracic Unit is affiliated with Deakin University, and together offer a supported program- The Graduate Certificate of Nursing Practice (Cardiac Care). The knowledge and skills you acquire from the program will enable you to deliver specialised nursing care for post-operative patients who have had heart and lung surgery, in both the ward and HDU environment. The program length is 12 months. Applicants must have minimum 1 year acute experience to apply





Catheter Laboratory- Graduate Certificate of Nursing Practice (Cardiac Care)- Deakin University 





The RMH Cardiac Catheter Laboratories caters for patients undergoing elective and emergency cardiac procedures with a 24/7 on call service. Procedures include Coronary Angiogram, Pacing, Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), complex congenital structural intervention and a world leader in treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. The Catheter Laboratories are affiliated with Deakin University, and together offer a supported program- The Graduate Certificate of Nursing Practice (Cardiac Care). The program length is 12 months. Applicants must have minimum 1 year previous cardiac experience.





Emergency Department - Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing (Emergency) 






The Royal Melbourne Hospital Emergency Department is a busy and unique workplace whose team provides a high level of acute care in a multi-disciplinary setting. A Level 1 Adult Trauma and tertiary referral centre, with over 85,000 presentations annually. The service provides assessment, investigations and treatment of all patients who present and is part of a designated Major Trauma Service and has a high acuity case mix with an emphasis on Trauma, Infectious Disease, Chest Pain Evaluation, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.





The RMH ED is affiliated with the University of Melbourne, and together offer a supported program- The Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing (Emergency) (GCCCN). As a highly sought after program we have an ongoing commitment to internal professional development and as such we do not have any positions available to external staff for the January 2023 intake.



If you are a registered nurse external to RMH with at least 1 year acute experience and would like to apply for a Grade 2 position into the RMH ED with the potential to join our 2023 mid-year program, please click the link below to submit your application here.





Intensive Care Unit- Graduate Certificate of Nursing Practice (Intensive Care)





The RMH Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a 42 bed unit, a level 1 trauma service and one of the biggest Intensive Care Units in Australia, providing care for complex critically unwell patients including cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, major trauma, complex respiratory management, sepsis, oncology, renal failure, infectious diseases, multiple organ dysfunction




The RMH ICU is affiliated with Deakin University, and together offer a supported program- The Graduate Certificate of Nursing Practice (Intensive Care).  The program length is 12 months and applicants require a minimum 1 year previous acute experience, however 2 years of Acute Clinical experience is highly recommended.





For further detailed information relating to each of our programs including commencement dates, scholarship funding opportunities, affiliated universities and specialty units please visit our website here.





Applications must include the following:




  • Cover letter addressed to the Postgraduate Nursing Program Coordinator stating one (only) program you are applying for (for example- Graduate Certificate of Nursing Practice (Cardiac Care- Cardiothoracics (6SE))

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Most recent academic transcripts

  • Contact details of two (2) senior clinical referees (i.e. NUM, ANUM, CNE)



All applications will be assessed on letter of application, curriculum vitae, academic record, clinical experience, references and interview.





Please note that stream availability is always subject to change.



Our Commitment to you:




  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals

  • We have a commitment to training, education and CPD activities are fully supported

  • You will enjoy excellent work-life balance. We want you to stay long term!

  • Work alongside highly trained staff whilst providing compassionate and supportive care for all members of the community.



The RMH is 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?


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

2023-Registered Nurse- Postgraduate Nursing Programs-Critical Care

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Contact:

Kate Dell'Oro - 93424979
Hollie Prescott - 93424978

2023-Registered Nurse- Postgraduate Nursing Programs-Critical Care