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Registered Nurse - CCU

Job posted: 17/06/2022
Applications close: 01/07/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing, Aged Care

Reference: 45718

Reference: 45718

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

The Sunshine CCU is seeking Registered Nurses who demonstrate outstanding clinical skills and a strong drive for continuous professional development throughout their career.


Sunshine CCU is an integrated cardiac and surgical unit, supported by onsite 24 hour Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory (CCL) and Intensive Care Unit. As well as managing acute cardiac conditions, the units offer a unique model of care in managing heart failure. This program is a collaborative service led by Cardiology and Geriatric Medicine, incorporating heart failure clinical nurse consultants within the multi-disciplinary team.



Cardiac Nurses at Western Health have the opportunity to;



  • Work collaboratively with the CCL team to achieve high quality patient care outcomes with regard to cardiac intervention and the electrophysiology service,

  • Contribute to the development of future cardiac nurses through supporting the Post Graduate Diploma pathway in Cardiac Nursing in partnership with La Trobe University.

  • Work towards a Clinical Nurse Specialist position

  • Participate in the management of the deteriorating patient in conjunction with the Critical Care Outreach Team.



Key requirements



  • Ensure high quality patient care is delivered in line with Western Health’s best care framework.

  • Provide exceptional care to patients in the acute Cardiac Care setting.

  • Demonstrate developed patient assessment, clinical reasoning and problem solving.

  • Possess high motivation and the willingness to implement change and quality improvement

  • Advanced Life Support to facilitate care and transport of the monitored patient.

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor of Nursing qualification

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse in Australia

  • Demonstrated excellent clinical and organisation skills

  • Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

  • Successful completion of Postgraduate qualifications in Cardiac / Critical Care Nursing


About Us


Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.


Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.


Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:



  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance


Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.


Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Registered Nurse - CCU

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Contact:

Georgia Waterhouse - 83456097

Registered Nurse - CCU