Acute Spinal Nurse

Job posted: 01/12/2022
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 45537

Reference: 45537

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

  • Full time, part time, permanent roles
  • Heidelberg location, Austin Campus
  • $67k-$92k base + salary packaging + super (pro-rata for part time)
  • Family friendly and supportive team culture

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the Northeast of Melbourne and state-wide.  We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by our goal to help people live healthy and fulfilled lives.

Austin Health is home to the Victorian Spinal Cord Services that deals with acute spinal cord injuries.

  • Victorian Spinal Cord Service- Ward 3 North
  • Austin Campus
  • Permanent Full-time and Part-time positions available - 302hrs/per week

Ward 3 North as the 20 bed Acute & Readmission unit located at Austin Hospital provides treatment for, patients in the acute phase after injury, patients who develop complications of spinal cord injury requiring re-hospitalisation, patients requiring elective procedures.

Position closes: 30th January 2023

About the role:

As an Austin Health Nurse you will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of evidence-based nursing care in designated medical specialties, in order to optimize health outcomes for the community.

Key responsibilities will see you:

  • Support a philosophy of care, which is patient focused, from admission to discharge, and where the family is welcome in the carers team
  • Ensure the well-being and safety of patients by following the values and principles, which underpin best practice in relation to patient care, education and patient rights
  • Achieve and maintain the skills necessary, through personal professional development, to plan, prioritize and implement holistic patient care

About you: 

You will be someone who enjoys working as a part of a supportive team committed to excellence in patient care.  You’ll have an interest in self-development and education, and actively seek out opportunities to grow your skillset.

You’ll further have:

  • Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Registered Nurse registration
  • Acute clinical experience and knowledge
  • A commitment to quality, best practice and environmental safety
  • The ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form

Our benefits:

Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day.  Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:

  • Greater take-home pay through generous salary packaging
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounts on fitness memberships and health insurance, and a comprehensive wellbeing program
  • Mentoring and career development opportunities
  • Car parking and end of journey facilities for cyclists
  • Six weeks annual leave

Inclusion at Austin:

We celebrate, value, and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies, and abilities.  We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQI+, and people of any age.

Work with us!

If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application.  All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working with Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, please feel free to reach out to the hiring manager.

Acute Spinal Nurse

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Elizabeth Dungan - (03) 9496 4534
Salliece Byford - (03) 9496 6841

Acute Spinal Nurse