Paediatric Registered Nurse - MCH at Home

Job posted: 08/07/2022
Applications close: 23/08/2022 (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: 54305

Reference: 54305

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 Children’s at Home (MC@Home) provides healthcare services for infants, children and their families at home and in the community, who require ongoing specialised and often complex medical and nursing care.

We currently have a number of opportunities within MC@Home for highly motivated professionals to join our dedicated paediatric/neonatal HITH/PAC nursing team.  We have Full and Part Time ongoing roles working across a rotating seven day roster.

A Day in the Life:

Reporting to the Nurse Unit Manager, you will work largely independently, providing a safe, effective alternative model of care for Newborn/Paediatric patients needing ongoing nursing management at home.  In this way, patients spend less time in the acute setting and we concurrently uphold our commitment to patient centred care.

  • Conducting comprehensive health assessments and educating those involved in care planning, direct care and discharge planning in the ambulatory setting

  • Ensuring timely discharge planning to facilitate patients’ safe and effective transition from hospital to home

  • Working across a multidisciplinary team, you will  you ensure that patients enjoy a safe transition from the acute hospital setting to the home environment

What You Bring:

  • The ability to plan, evaluate and maintain a high standard of safe and effective care for children

  • Strong clinical knowledge allowing you to work autonomously and make sound clinical decisions for your patients

  • Proven ability to apply excellent clinical and critical thinking skills while working independently but within a Team framework

On a Personal Level, you:

  • Will demonstrate your commitment to developing, promoting and progressing continuous quality improvement initiatives

  • Are a dedicated nursing professional, and can demonstrate initiative and sound judgement in both decision-making and work planning

  • Will role model excellence in safe nursing practice consistent with our expectations of leaders across Monash Health

What you need:

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Current Acute Paediatric or Neonatal Nursing experience

  • Demonstrated accountability for providing high quality nursing care

  • Proven ability to apply excellent clinical and critical thinking skills while working independently but within a Team framework

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and documentation skills

  • Current Driver’s Licence and access to a reliable vehicle

  • High standard Computer skills

In Return

  • You will work with a supportive team of highly skilled nurses

  • You will expand your knowledge and links with community services

  • You will gain experience working across a multidisciplinary team of health workers

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Paula Rockman on 0488 455 803.

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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Paediatric Registered Nurse - MCH at Home

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Paula Rockman - 0488 455 803

Paediatric Registered Nurse - MCH at Home