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ICU Outreach Clinical Nurse Consultant, MMC

Job posted: 29/07/2022
Applications close: 12/08/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 54621

Reference: 54621

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful



Our Journey


Monash Adult ICU is a 25 bed tertiary referral centre. We specialise in Cardiothoracic, Neurosurgery, neurology, obstetrics, general medicine and surgery. We have over 1900 admissions per year and 600 of these are elective surgery and 1300 unplanned/emergency admissions. We have a strong patient focus and are committed to working with new team members to enable you career progression. We have a strong education focus.



A Day in the life of Outreach


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.


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.


You Bring


Selection criteria:



  • Must be registered as a Critical Care Registered Nurse 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


In return



  • Excellent career opportunity to utilise your clinical expertise in a next step leadership role

  • Be part of a highly skilled Nursing team, dedicated to patient care

  • A supportive Learning environment encouraging Post-Graduate studies

  • Mentorship & Career guidance

  • Educational support

  • Benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call XX on XX


Monash Health is a great place to work


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 only accept applications submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System.


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



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ICU Outreach Clinical Nurse Consultant, MMC

Job type:

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Job classification:

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Contact:

Adrienne Pendrey - 95943194

ICU Outreach Clinical Nurse Consultant, MMC