Critical Care Registered Nurse

Job posted: 21/02/2023
Applications close: 30/06/2023 (Midnight)
98 days remaining

98 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 67798

Reference: 67798

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Critical Care Registered Nurse - ICU

Applications are now open for Experienced and University Qualified Critical Care (ICU) Registered Nurses  

  • Join the RMH ICU team
  • Permanent and Fixed Term hours available
  • Rotating roster of 8, 10 or 12 hour shifts - flexibility to suit your lifestyle
  • International and Interstate candidates may be eligible for relocation assistance
  • Full Time and Part Time available

The ICU has 42 physical bed spaces and currently admits over 2000 patients every year and is equipped to provide physiological monitoring and life supporting therapies, accepting both high dependency and intensive care patients. The range of life supporting therapies provided, include haemofiltration, IABP, ECMO, invasive neurological monitoring, invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation, invasive haemodynamic monitoring, temporary cardiac pacing, administration of inotropic and vasopressor agents, and other high level supportive therapies.

The ICU facility at the Royal Melbourne Hospital provides services to the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer centre partners, the Peter MacCallum Hospital and the Women’s hospital across the Parkville precinct.

Your opportunity:

  • The Intensive Care Unit provides a supportive and exciting learning environment.
  • Practice collaboratively as part of the multidisciplinary health care team.
  • Provide high quality standards of patient care, including the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation for care.
  • Accept accountability for own actions and seek guidance if situations exceed the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse.
  • Demonstrate knowledge/competency in performance of clinical skills relevant to level of expertise.
  • Utilise available resources in the most cost effective manner and promotes and participates in quality activities.

About you:

  • Postgraduate qualification in critical care nursing (ICU).
  • Current ICU Experience in an acute hospital.
  • Current registration with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Enthusiastic and organised approach to work independently and within multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Demonstrated provision of high quality patient centred care.
  • Developed assessment, clinical reasoning, problem solving and prioritisation skills.
  • High level of reliability and professional conduct within the Royal Melbourne Hospital values.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development towards the nursing profession.

Why work with the Royal Melbourne Hospital?

  • Work in a supportive and exciting learning environment.
  • Great opportunities for career diversity and professional development, including training and research opportunities, as well as access to mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including on-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs for Full Time Staff
  • Central Parkville location – onsite car parking options, close to public transport and Melbourne CBD.

The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.



Apply now! Interviews will commence as soon as suitable applicants are received.

Applications must include a cover letter addressed to the Nurse Unit Manager, a CV, selection criteria as per the PD addressed and the contact details of two clinical referees.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, and where applicable, Working With Children Check (WWCC). All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19.  

Critical Care Registered Nurse

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Michelle Spence - 93429246

Critical Care Registered Nurse