Registered Nurse Critical Care / ICU

Job posted: 23/06/2021
Applications close: 16/08/2021 (Midnight)
23 days remaining

23 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 24152

Reference: 24152

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Registered Nurse

  • Permanent Full Time or Part Time opportunity  

  • Intensive Care Unit, Maroondah Hospital, Eastern Health

  • Generous salary packaging options

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, intensive care, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

The Maroondah Hospital Intensive Care Unit (MHICU) consists of 16 fully equipped Intensive Care beds, of which 8 are currently resourced.

We are known for our great team of qualified nurses providing flexible work life balance rostering and a nurturing environment / experience for our learners.

This is a rare recruitment opportunity in our ICU as CCRN vacancy seldom exists - we welcome your interest to join our amazing team.

The MHICU opened in 2014 and is one of the combined Eastern Health Intensive Care Services which comprises three ICU's; Maroondah Hospital in Ringwood East, Box Hill Hospital, and Angliss Hospital in Upper Ferntree Gully totalling 50 physical ICU bed spaces currently resourced to provide 21 intensive care equivalent beds/patients. The service is accredited for training by the College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand and provides a mixture of intensive care (1:1 nurse patient ratio) and high dependency (1:2 nurse patient ratio) such as haemodynamic support, artificial ventilation and renal replacement therapies.

Each ICU provides an outreach ICU Liaison Nurse to their respective site inpatients for medical emergency and referrals for patients at risk of deterioration.

The Eastern Health Intensive Care Service and each site is led by Intensive Care Consultant Intensivists, with a high percentage of Critical-Care trained Nursing staff, Allied Health staff and training Medical staff.

About you 

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Current AHPRA registration  

  • Post Graduate qualifications in Critical Care / Intensive Care Nursing

  • A strong commitment to high quality patient centred care 

  • Highly developed interpersonal and leadership experience

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Comprehensive orientation package

  • Diverse and engaging career development opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you are a passionate Critical Care RN ready to work alongside our proud and dedicated team with commitment to learning and leading together, apply today!

Enjoy the balance of more home time and savings if you live locally in Melbourne's Eastern suburbs or use the nearby arterial motorways to your benefit. 

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

Registered Nurse Critical Care / ICU

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Carol McKenzie - (03) 8706 3060
carol.mckenzie@easternhealth.org.au - (03) ____ ____

Registered Nurse Critical Care / ICU