Cardiothoracic, Cardiology & Respiratory Registered Nurse- Monash Heart

Job posted: 03/08/2022
Applications close: 24/08/2022 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 54815

Reference: 54815

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Working in healthcare has never been more important or meaningful.

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).

Monash Health is a great place to work!

Based at Monash Medical Centre in Clayton, you have the option of car parking or access to public transport within walking distance. There are childcare facilities that is affiliated with Monash Health. Work across a rotating roster to ensure a great, work-life balance. There are also employment benefits such as:

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay

  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program

  • free flu vaccinations

  • private health insurance at discounted rates

  • health imaging services

  • + more

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing more than 20,000 people who work across 40 locations delivering healthcare services through our five hospitals and our extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities

We recognise 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 and ICare values.

How to Apply

We’re only able to accept applications submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System.

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Prerna Kripalani on 0469343067.

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents

Cardiothoracic, Cardiology & Respiratory Registered Nurse- Monash Heart

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Stephanie Stevenson - 9594 3138

Cardiothoracic, Cardiology & Respiratory Registered Nurse- Monash Heart