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Cardiothoracic, Cardiology & Respiratory Registered Nurse - Monash Heart

Job posted: 29/03/2022
Applications close: 28/06/2022 (Midnight)
34 days remaining

34 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 51030

Reference: 51030

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About Monash Heart Cardiothoracic, Respiratory & Cardiac Day Wards at Monash Health


Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 22,000 people across a range of specialities.


The Victorian Heart Hospital (VHH) will be Australia’s first dedicated heart hospital. The VHH will be an iconic structure facilitating the delivery of evidence based, patient centric, holistic models of care, ground breaking research and committed to leading education underpinned by an unwavering culture and passion for clinical excellence. By joining Monash Health's cardiac team now, you will be a part of the team that transitions into the brand-new facility after its completion. The VHH is planned to open in 2023, this new hospital provides an exciting opportunity to develop a unique patient centred model of care.


Ward 32 is a Cardiothoracic/Respiratory Unit and Ward 32 West is Cardiac Day Unit. There are 8 high dependency beds that care for patients post cardiac surgery requiring inotropes, NIV, temporary cardiac pacing. We have innovated with the development of a nurse led TOE-DCR program and are focused on nursing innovation.


We support post graduate studies with Deakin University, high dependency programs and transition to speciality (TSP) programs. With two educators and clinical support nurses, our Wards are focused on building capability in all our staff.


About The Role


We are seeking Registered Nurses (RN) to work across our Cardiothoracic, Respiratory and Cardiac Care Wards and be part of our highly skilled Nursing team at Monash Heart. Our Nurses work between the Cardiothoracic/Respiratory (32 Ward) and Cardiac Day Ward (32 West) and we have developed a highly skilled, agile and resourceful workforce that remains patient centric.


We have recently hired outstanding nursing talent and have more opportunities available for RN's seeking a clinical career to upskill and are genuinely passionate about Cardiothoracic, Respiratory & Cardiac at Monash Heart.


Currently available roles include Full & Part Time, Ongoing & Temporary fixed term roles.  Flexibility to work a minimum of 0.6 EFT across a 24/7 rotating roster is sought.


About You


We are seeking RN’s who have completed a Masters or Postgraduate studies in critical care. Our team is focused on the delivery of evidenced based care and supporting ongoing professional development. As an accomplished RN, you are also dedicated to safe best practice and quality care, committed to delivering patient centred care & a patient advocacy, enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively and excited to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence.


What You Need



  • A relevant Post Graduate Qualification, in critical care is highly desirable

  • Previous cardiac or cardiothoracic experience

  • Willingness to take on a portfolio(s) contributing to ward quality improvements and National Standards

  • Australian working rights

  • Current AHPRA registration


What We Offer



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

  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills

  • mentorship & career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums & 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 subsidised onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


How To Apply


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. 


Offers of employment will only be made to candidates that can provide evidence that they meet full vaccination status.


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Cardiothoracic, Cardiology & Respiratory Registered Nurse - Monash Heart

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Contact:

Radhika John - 9594 3260

Cardiothoracic, Cardiology & Respiratory Registered Nurse - Monash Heart