Cardiac Services (Inpatient) - Registered Nurse

Job posted: 04/09/2023
Applications close: 02/10/2023 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 181591

Reference: 181591

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

Broaden Your Horizons

Line up your new life and career with us at Barwon Health in Australia

  • An exciting opportunity exists for Registered Nurses experienced in CCU and/or Cardiothoracic care
  • Work as part of a collaborative team including Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS), critical care trained staff, experienced cardiac nurses and the multidisciplinary team
  • Provide integrated care for patients presenting with a range of cardiac conditions in a highly specialised unit

About Our Facility

Bellarine Centre 5 – Cardiac Services

Bellarine Centre 5 (BC5) is a 34-bed combined Cardiac service that consists of CCU, Cardiothoracic and Cardiology beds.

Barwon Health’s Cardiac Services covers the complete range of diagnostic and interventional Cardiology, including a 24-hour emergency STEMI Service. The Cardiothoracic Unit performs a wide range of bypass graft, valve repair/replacement and Bental’s, complex thoracic surgery including pneumonectomies, lobectomies and wedge resections.

About the Role

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Registered Nurse in CCU and/or Cardiothoracic Registered Nurses seeking a new challenge. We are growing our dedicated and knowledgeable team looking for you to bring demonstrated clinical skills and experience to work across the full scope of the specialty cardiac services offered at Barwon Health. We aim to continue to provide the highest level of care to our community through the employment of staff who are committed to providing patient centred care.

To ensure your success in this position, you will have the following demonstrated skills, experience and knowledge:

  • Current or previous CCU or Cardiothoracic nursing experience in an acute/ critical care setting
  • Post graduate certificate in critical care/cardiac nursing
  • Ability to work flexibly in a rotating roster to meet the needs of the unit
  • Outstanding communication and time management coupled with the ability to deliver evidence based holistic patient care specific to Cardiac specialty services.

About the culture 

Barwon Health is a values driven organisation and you will thrive working in a culture that values respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Our Acute Surgical Unit Team are committed to including all staff in identifying process improvements and developing strategic solutions. We are a small but supportive and cohesive team who are focussed on providing the highest quality patient centred care in line with the Barwon Health values.

What we offer

  • Excellent working conditions with a high sense of job satisfaction 
  • Geelong and Barwon Health is an attractive destination with a sunny climate, notoriously laidback lifestyle and great pay rates  
  • Located in the centre of Geelong's CBD is an easy commute from all suburbs
  • Flexible working arrangements – speak to us about hours, days or shifts that suit your lifestyle
  • Access to employee wellness program
  • A genuine community feel - we look after each other 
  • Wide range of professional development that enhances your careers
  • Ability to take leave without pay and purchase additional leave
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean RoadBellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits! Living Expenses capped at $9,010 which  includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments and Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 which includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure
  • To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 

About the Geelong Region, AUSTRALIA

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! Derived from the local Wadawurrung name for the region; Djillong, (Geelong) and means “Tongue of Land”.

  • Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices.
  • High standard of schooling options throughout the area
  • A stone throw from the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road
  • Appreciate beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries
  • To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health, we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.  We are strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on the Victorian Government’s Child Safe Standards: About Child Safe Standards | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au)

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, Please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy. 

Cardiac Services (Inpatient) - Registered Nurse

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Charlotte Van der Kruik - (03) 4215 5822

Cardiac Services (Inpatient) - Registered Nurse