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Registered Nurse Div 1

Job posted: 10/09/2021
Applications close: 27/09/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Women's Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 23568

Reference: 23568

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Registered Nurse Div 1 - 5North Gynaecology and Cancer Services



  • Fixed Term position, 12 months

  • Commencing: December 2021

  • 32 hours hours per week


The Royal Women’s Hospital is Australia’s first and largest specialist hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of newborns and women of all ages. To join the Women’s is to be instrumental in forging progress towards health equity for women from ground-breaking research through to the bedside delivery of multi-disciplinary clinical care.


Creating exceptional experiences is at the heart of everything we do for our patients, their families, and our people across our specialised services within maternity, neonatal and women’s health.


The Women’s hospital offers treatment for all gynaecological conditions and is a tertiary referral centre for women with chronic pelvic pain, issues related to menopause, pelvic floor problems or other urogynaecological problems. Women with medical complications in the early part of pregnancy are cared for by the gynaecology units. The Women’s also cares for women who are having a termination of pregnancy or who have complications related to reproductive biology such as IVF.


The major areas of focus for the cancer service are gynaecological and breast cancer. The Oncology Unit has integrated inpatient and low risk chemotherapy services to promote co-ordinated, patient focussed care. Our nursing staff work across all these services. Qualified nursing staff are also rostered to work in the complex care unit which cares for women from both the maternity and gynaecology units who need increased monitoring and intervention.


The Division 1 Registered Nurse is responsible for ongoing clinical management of patients and for providing a high standard of nursing care. This role supports the Nurse Unit Manager and our AUM group in promoting service development, quality assurance and the provision of a safe and supportive work place. The successful applicant will work collaboratively within the multidisciplinary team.


The Women’s has a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring of new staff and the registered nurse is expected to actively pursue their own professional development and education and to support their colleagues and students of the Women’s.


The successful applicant will:-



  • ?Demonstrate good interpersonal skills and have well-developed written and electronic communication skills

  • ?Technical skills related to the management of acute symptoms including use of volumetric pumps and care of CVADs

  • ?Able to demonstrate good preceptorship skills

  • ?Clinical experience in acute health sector with a commitment to evidence-based outcomes.

  • ?Demonstrates critical and reflective thinking skills


Desirable Criteria



  • ?Relevant qualification or certificate in Cancer and or Palliative nursing.

  • ?Experience in specific areas of palliative care, chemotherapy, gynaeoncology and breast oncology and dysplasia.

  • ?Certificate in preceptorship

  • ?Experience in Women’s Health/Gynaecology including medical and surgical management of terminations of pregnancy.

  • ?Relevant qualification in complex care nursing.


Our offering


When you join the Women’s you unite with talented people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to advance health outcomes for all women. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning and working together in multi-disciplinary teams to ensure you find the exceptional in your everyday.


Our staff benefits program includes salary packaging, on-site car parking and childcare (subject to availability), alongside a range of discounted financial, lifestyle and wellbeing benefits provided by our staff benefit partners. To learn more, please visit: www.thewomens.org.au/careers/why-work-at-the-womens/staff-benefits/


We are proudly Breastfeeding Association accredited. The Women’s is committed to gender equity principles and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women/family violence matters. 


The Women’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.


It is a policy of the Women's to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process, please contact the hiring manager listed under 'Contact Person'


Ready to make the move?


For more information about the position, please see the Position Description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now” below.


All appointments to the Women’s are subject to a satisfactory clearance of Working with Children Check and Police Check.



If you would like to receive this information/publication in an accessible format (such as large print or audio) please call our HR Enquiries line on: 03 8345 2080, or email HR.Enquiries@thewomens.org.au


Registered Nurse Div 1

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Contact:

Rachael Andrews - (03) 8345 3545

Registered Nurse Div 1