Registered Nurse

Job posted: 31/03/2022
Applications close: 30/09/2022 (Midnight)
129 days remaining

129 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 52674

Reference: 52674

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About Jessie McPherson Private Hospital:

Jessie McPherson Private Hospital (JMPH) is a 115 bed tertiary level Private Hospital which has been co-located at Monash Medical Centre Clayton since 1987. Ward 31 North is a 26 bed Cardiology / Cardiothoracic surgical unit that will re-locate to the Victorian Heart Hospital (VHH) in February 2023, with increased capacity to 48 beds. Our co-location with Monash Health provides a unique opportunity for access to world-renowned research and teaching facilities.

Jessie McPherson Private Hospital also has a wider official specialist role for greater Melbourne, regional Victoria and interstate in such specialties as cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, neuro-surgery, gastroenterology, gastrointestinal surgery, high acuity maternity and neonatal services.

About Victorian Heart Hospital

The Victorian Heart Hospital will be an Australian-first heart hospital, bringing together the world’s best in cardiovascular care, training and research. The Victorian Heart Hospital will improve the lives of those diagnosed, or at risk of cardiovascular disease with an iconic, purpose-built centre of excellence, enabling the integration of clinical and scientific resources and expertise.

Located on the Monash University Clayton campus, the VHH will support integration of world-class research, education and training with clinical care, translating advanced developments into new and innovative models of cardiac care.

VHH will be the first cardiac-specific, standalone hospital in Australia and will incorporate both public and private (JMPH) services to the local community and across the State.

Jessie McPherson Cardiac Care Unit:

Ward 31 North is a 26 bed Cardiology / Cardiothoracic surgical unit that will re-locate to Australia’s first heart designated hospital, the Victorian Heart Hospital in February 2023, with an increased bed capacity to 48 (12 shelled on opening).

Our high level services include:

  • Critical Care and High Dependency beds for patients who require a higher level of specialised care

  • An Intensive Care Unit to allow for the best in immediate pre and post-surgery observation and care

  • Our onsite specialist medical teams, which includes cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons and cardiac anaesthetists, offer patient care in acute diagnostic and interventional cardiology, cardiac and thoracic surgery.

  • Our services include:

    • Interventional Cardiology

    • Cardiac rhythm management

    • Structural Heart Disease

    • Heart Failure management

    • Cardiac and thoracic surgery

    • Advanced cardiac imaging

    • Adolescent cardiac procedures and cardiac surgery

 You will be an integral part of our high functioning team who is willing to:

  • Showcase your clinical knowledge and skills in our Cardiac Care team

  • Provide exceptional customer service

  • Deliver a high standard of safe patient centred care to our patients and families

  • Escalate clinical concerns and changes in a patient’s condition

  • Effective communication to patients, doctors, colleagues and multidisciplinary teams

  • Participate in Quality and Safety activities and maintenance of NSQHS

What You Need

We are seeking professional, passionate and dedicated Registered Nurses with acute clinical experience, ideally but not limited to the Cardiac specialty, who can demonstrate the following:

  • Knowledge of Cardiac conditions, procedures and surgeries

  • Evidence based best practice

  • Exceptional patient centred care

  • Team work, striving to meet organisational KPI’s

  • Critical thinking & problem solving skills

  • Willingness for continual career development and progression

  • ICARE values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence

  • AHPRA registration

  • Current Working with Children Check

  • Working rights within Australia

What’s in it for you?

  • Executive Leadership team who are committed to supporting all staff to ensure the provision of excellence in patient care

  • Competitive private hospital Enterprise Bargaining Agreements (EBA)

  • Educational support to advance your acute clinical skills and develop your knowledge base with speciality practice development including Post-Graduate studies

  • Learning environment and support to attend conferences and courses

  • Access to leading edge education and training

  • On-site Gymnasium, Staff Car Parking and Uniforms

  • Pathway for career progression including mentorship and career guidance

  • Be part of a collaborative, enthusiastic and supportive team

  • Salary Packaging

How to Apply

Jessie McPherson Private Hospital recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Jessie McPherson Private Hospital we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our five guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your external email account and not your Monash Health email account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org.

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);and

  • proof of immunisation.

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

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

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

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Melissa Goschnick - 9594 3162

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