Acute Rehabilitation Nurses- Kingston Centre

Job posted: 01/04/2022
Applications close: 20/05/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 52751

Reference: 52751

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

About Monash Health

Monash Health provides a world of healthcare across south eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 18,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

About our Subacute Services at Monash Health

Kingston Centre, located in Cheltenham, is a stand-alone subacute site within Victoria’s largest public health service, Monash Health. Monash Health employs over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.

Our Subacute Rehabilitation Wards at Kingston Centre are comprised of 3 Units, all of whom specialise in a range of services including, but not limited to, Rehabilitation, Movement Disorders, Neurological Rehabilitation, including post-acute stroke, spinal injuries and progressive conditions. Sub Specialities include Pain Management (Ketamine Infusions) and Peritoneal Dialysis for the rehabilitation patient.

About The Role

With an approach that is goal orientated and individualised for every consumer you will provide support and education to achieve the maximum potential in function and independence for our consumers. You will be responsible for managing complex discharge planning, promoting functional independence and restorative care along with the full scope of Nursing care. With this, brings its own unique challenges as our consumers possess complex medical issues on top of multiple comorbidities.

We are dedicated to delivering patient care in line with our organisational iCare values, ensuring that all consumers are treated with dignity and respect that provides our consumers with a new quality of life.  You are an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles

We are currently looking to expand our Rehabilitation Service with experienced Registered Nurses in both Full Time and Part Time capacity with both ongoing and fixed term opportunities. We look for flexibility with all Nursing staff needing to be available AM, PM and Night Shift on a 7 day rotational roster. 

About You

Communication skills and teamwork are extremely important in this role as you will be working in a diverse team. You show a highly developed emotional intelligence within the care and support you provide to our consumers. You have compassion towards our consumers, with excellent bedside manners and a can-do approach.

With your caring and engaging manner, acknowledging that this is a different kind of nursing, your speciality training and experience will see you make a positive difference to our consumers’ and their family’s lives.

We are committed to growing our workforce and can offer a multitude of online training packages, in-services and study leave to ensure you meet your full potential. This includes training in functional independence measure (FIM), specific deteriorating patient module and the Foundations of Nursing care. All training is delivered alongside a professional development framework to support and guide growth. In turn, we are looking for Nurses who are wanting to grow within Monash Health and see this opportunity as a long-term career. At Kingston, we promote and encourage our nursing staff to expand on their clinical skills, grow, learn and diversify.

What you need:

  • Demonstrated subacute/acute experience post Grad Year

  • Post Graduate studies in a relatable field, highly desirable but not essential

  • Current employee Working with Children’s Check

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Australian working rights

What we offer:

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base

  • avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills

  • mentorship and career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums and conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite discounted staff car parking and gym, uniform and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered. 

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org. 

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

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Shane Seneviratne - 0436618601

Acute Rehabilitation Nurses- Kingston Centre