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Hospital in the Home (HITH) Road Nurse

Job posted: 09/06/2021
Applications close: 19/06/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 24095

Reference: 24095

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Hospital in the Home (HITH) Road Nurse



  • Permanent, Part time

  • Eastern suburbs location

  • Generous salary packaging options


Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role


This role will work in conjunction with the clinical co-ordinator to assist in continuing acute inpatient care within the community. The role will function as a sole practitioner and are required to provide safe and competent care for acute care in patients' homes.


The role will be required to problem solve any issues that arise, provide an expert clinical service relevant to standards and guidelines and initiate referrals within the multidisciplinary team where required.


Staff will be required to work a rotating roster (AM and PM shift) 7 days per week. HITH rostering is based on a fair and equitable roster for all staff.


About you


To be successful in this role you should possess:



  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Minimum of 5 years acute medical/surgical post registration nursing experience or nursing specialty equivalent e.g. ICU/ED/CCU/ Oncology/Renal

  • Highly developed clinical skills

  • Highly developed interpersonal and problem-solving experience

  • Demonstrated capacity to work autonomously

  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Strong interest in community care

  • Well-developed problem solving skills


Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


What we offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals


Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence


Hospital in the Home (HITH) Road Nurse

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Clare HENNESSY - (04) 5911 2040
Anne-Maree Pinder - (04) 2850 9819

Hospital in the Home (HITH) Road Nurse