ICU Outreach Clinical Nurse Consultant

Job posted: 15/10/2020
Applications close: 29/10/2020 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 43502

Reference: 43502

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Commissioned on the 18th May 2020, Casey ICU is seeking enthusiastic, self motivated and experienced Intensive Care nurses to utilise your clinical and leadership skills to become a member of the ICU Outreach team.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

About the Role and You

The ICU Outreach Nurse acts as a resource for ward medical, nursing and allied health staff in managing adult patients through the acute phase of physiological instability. The ICU Outreach nurse supports staff involved in managing patients with complex care needs, including the deteriorating ward patient.

In addition, the Outreach team respond to referrals from multiple disciplines to assess and make recommendations regarding the management of adult in-patients. The ICU Outreach nurse is required to provide clinical expertise and guidance for the ongoing management of tracheostomy patients.

As Casey ICU continues to operate in a developing environment, key responsibilities in this role include identifying, planning and implementing strategies that promote patient safety while promoting access and flow to the wards with an increase in patient acuity.

Selection criteria:

  • Must be registered as a Registered Nurse Division 1 in Australia with a current practicing certificate

  • Hold a postgraduate ICU qualification with current ICU experience

  • Ability to work independently and within a multidisciplinary team

  • Proven Nursing leadership skills

  • Demonstrate a high level of communication, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills

  • Support and encourage a multidisciplinary team approach to management of the acutely unwell patient.        

  • Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with patients and families involved with Intensive Care Unit

  • Undertake informal and formal education of Monash Health employees in relation to the deteriorating patient in liaison with key stakeholders

  • Be innovative, resourceful and adaptable to change

  • Ability to organise resources

Monash Health will offer:

  • salary packaging

  • friendly and supportive culture

  • opportunity to experience various teams

  • on-going supervision and professional development

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises 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.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 

Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.

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)

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

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Penny Lee Woodward - 0418349644

ICU Outreach Clinical Nurse Consultant