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Registered Nurse - Acute General Medicine Unit

Job posted: 21/05/2021
Applications close: 30/06/2021 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 46111

Reference: 46111

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.


About our General Medicine Unit, South West 2 at Dandenong Hospital


Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.


South West 2 is redeveloping their role as an Acute General Medicine Unit.  With this transformational change we are seeking inspired, skilled and passionate General Medical Nurses' who would like to join our organisation.


South West 2 is an Acute Medical Unit, responsible for the management of a wide range of illnesses including, but not limited to cardiac respiratory and renal conditions


South West 2 is one of the multiple wards within Monash Health to have established a Ward Governance model.  Ward Governance is a method in which all members of the team, collaborate and direct care in consultation with the patients care goals and Beliefs.  The team  includes Nursing, Medical, Pharmacy and Allied Health.  Members not only focus on ensuring patient progress and plans optimise safety and outcomes but they remains vigilant to ever changing best practice guidelines to adapt and innovate their care  Under the governance team structure, Registered Nurses will be encouraged to communicate in harmony with Medical, Allied Health and Pharmacy leads on a daily basis.


About the Role


We are seeking Registered Nurses (RN) with proven acute Hospital experience in General Medicine to join our team and deliver a patient centred approach and excellent bedside manner. Current experience in telemetry, general medicine and palliative care, all highly sought.


We encourage engagement in professional development activities including, but not limited to undertaking Post Graduate Certificates with application to Medical/Surgical Transition into Specialty Practice.  On-site education and access to Clinical Educators and Clinical Coaches is available.


We have part-time & full time opportunities available from 40-78hrs per fortnight, working across a 24/7 rotating roster.


About You


You are an experienced RN with previous experience in general medicine, acute hospital setting. You are a dedicated and compassionate nurse who is enthusiastic about further developing your clinical skills seek support and mentoring from those around you.


You Are Also:



  • dedicated to safe best practice & quality care

  • committed to delivering patient centred care & a patient advocacy

  • enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively

  • excited to be accountable for & manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence

  • an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles


What You Need:



  • A relevant Post Graduate Qualification

  • Proven clinical experience in an acute General Medicine Hospital Ward

  • A willingness to learn & grow your leadership capabilities through commitment to a portfolio

  • Australian working rights

  • Current AHPRA registration


What We Offer:



  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base

  • avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills

  • mentorship and career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums and conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies


In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to onsite discounted staff car parking and gym (only where relevant), uniform (only where relevant) and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


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.


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.


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


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Registered Nurse - Acute General Medicine Unit

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Contact:

Samantha Hennessey - 0438041830

Registered Nurse - Acute General Medicine Unit