Registered Nurse - Emergency Department (Undefined)

Job posted: 14/05/2024
Applications close: 11/06/2024 (Midnight)
16 days remaining

16 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Parkville

Job type: Part time

Organisation: The Royal Children's Hospital

Salary: $71,333 - $95,378

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: 11708

Reference: 11708

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: $71,333 - $95,378

Work location: Melbourne | Parkville

About the Role:

This is a Permanent position at 40-76 hours per fortnight within the Emergency department.

You will be responsible for providing comprehensive, safe, evidence-based paediatric Emergency nursing care in line with RCH and Nursing Midwifery Board of Australia standards. You will work with the multi-disciplinary team to facilitate optimal health outcomes and provide family centred care.

Classification for this position will range from YP3 to YP9, Grade 2 Year 3 to Grade 2 Year 8 (FTE base salary $71,333 - $95,378 per annum, plus superannuation).


What you’ll achieve:

  • Integrate nursing health care knowledge and skills to provide safe and effective care
  • Demonstrate analytical skills in assessing and evaluating health information
  • Use best available evidence, standards and guidelines to evaluate nursing performance
  • Determine, in consultation with others as necessary, priorities for resolving health needs of individuals
  • Prioritise workload based on individual needs, acuity and optimal time for intervention


Your skills and experience:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) administered through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Minimum 2 years Emergency nursing experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and autonomously
  • Ability to work well under pressure and be flexible to changing priorities and environment
  • Well developed interpersonal and communication skills


If this sounds like you, click here to view the position description.


About the Department:

The Royal Children’s Hospital Emergency Department operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, providing urgent medical care to babies, children and adolescents. The Department sees approximately 95,000 patients each year and is staffed by medical, nursing, clerical, allied health (eg social work, mental health and child life therapists) and administrative staff as well as ward services assistants.

As a registered nurse in Emergency, you will work collaboratively with this multidisciplinary team. Our clinical area currently comprises four resuscitation rooms, 26 cubicles, four procedure rooms and is closely associated with Medical Imaging and Dolphin Medical Short Stay. The Emergency Department will undergo an exciting expansion in the near future.


What we offer:

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Culture of continuous improvement


Other requirements:

  • Current National Criminal Record Check, or willing to obtain
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Compliance with RCHs “Staff Immunisation - Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Diseases” procedure


Application process:

To apply, you will need a resume and a tailored cover letter outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the position in line with the requirements of the position description.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately, we encourage you to apply promptly!

For more information about this position please contact Jayne Hughan, Nurse Unit Manager Ph:03 9345 6152 Email: jayne.hughan@rch.org.au.



Why work at the RCH?

RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 11 June 2024

Registered Nurse - Emergency Department (Undefined)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:



jayne.hughan@rch.org.au - Jayne Hughan - 93456152

Registered Nurse - Emergency Department (Undefined)