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Registered Nurse Div 1

Job posted: 09/03/2022
Applications close: 29/05/2022 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Women's Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 23609

Reference: 23609

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Continence Nurse - Women's Health Clinics 



  • 24 hours per week

  • Ongoing Position

  • Registered Nurse (Division 1)


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 is a tertiary referral center for women with complex needs. The outpatient service accommodates a number of specialist clinics such as gynaecology, abortion and contraception, urogynaecology, menopause, vulva/dermatology, menopause symptoms after cancer clinics, breast, oncology, early pregnancy advisory service, chronic pelvic pain clinic and colposcopy.


Your contribution  


The Pelvic Floor Unit Nurses operate within the Women’s Health Clinics. The Pelvic Floor Unit provides tertiary care to women who experience problems with bladder dysfunction (urinary leakage, voiding difficulty), vaginal dysfunction (prolapse of the uterus and vagina), lower bowel dysfunction, the postpartum management of 3rd and 4th degree tears. Nurse run clinics include continence assessment, continence management, Pessary clinic and urodynamics clinic. The successful applicant will be a team member of a multidisciplinary team comprising of Continence Nurses, Urogynaecologists, Gynaecologists, Colorectal Surgeon, Specialist Doctors in training, Dieticians and Physiotherapists



  • Demonstrated understanding of continence/promotion

  • Ability to perform and/or learn urodynamics procedure

  • Ability to assist with outpatient cystoscopy

  • Ability to work in nurse run pessary clinic

  • Provide nursing support within Women’s Health and other outpatient services within the Outpatients department.


About you


To be successful within this role you will need to have:



  • Registered Division 1 Nurse with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

  • 2+ years of experience working within Women's Health and/or gynaecological care

  • Have or working towards, post graduate nursing studies in urology and continence.

  • Skills in continence information

  • Current knowledge and clinical experience incontinence assessment and management sessions for patients undergoing conservative management.

  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team


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.


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement


Please be aware that in line with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all workers at the Women's regardless of role, will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption.


If you were fully vaccinated (two doses) before the 12th of September 2021, you will also be required to provide evidence of having received a booster by the 12th of February 2022. If you received your second dose after the 12th of September 2021 and are not yet eligible to receive your booster, you will be required to show evidence of having received it by the 29th of March 2022.


All applicants will be required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.


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

Job type:

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Contact:

Belinda Chambers - (03) 8345 3141 - (03) 8345 3145

Registered Nurse Div 1