Registered Nurse - Emergency Services

Job posted: 26/07/2022
Applications close: 16/08/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 43576

Reference: 43576

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Registered Nurse – Emergency Department
Permanent Full Time / Part Time Positions available

An exciting opportunity has become available for a caring, motivated and enthusiastic Registered Nurse to join the team with in the Emergency Department at Footscray.  Our Emergency Nurses have a strong clinical understanding and the ability to collaborate effectively with an inter-professional team to ensure that patient’s receive the highest quality care. You will be supported by experienced Clinical Nurse Educators and Clinical Nurse Instructors who provide clinical education and supervision in this unit 7 days a week.

Footscray Emergency Department is an Adult Emergency Department, which also includes a Short Stay Unit. Footscray Hospital provides a variety of medical and surgical services. Some of the surgical services provided include Interventional Radiology, Orthopaedic, Thoracic, Neuro, ENT, Colorectal, Urology and General Surgery.

To be successful for this role you will have:

  • Current AHPRA Registration as a Registered Nurse

  • Recent acute care experience in a Hospital setting

  • Critical thinking abilities, prioritisation and communication skills, whilst effectively following directions

  • A Post Graduate in Emergency or Critical Care Nursing is Highly desirable

  • Possess a strong will for a positive workplace culture and our patients to achieve an excellent patient experience.

  • Commitment to rotating roster (including night duty and weekends)

Registered Nurse – Bank
Western Health

Bank nurses at Western Health are managed by the Nursing and Midwifery Workforce Unit (NMWU) and are able to work across a variety of wards at Western Health. Bank nurses are required to be available a minimum of one shift a fortnight and are able to pick up shift vacancies as they arise. Shift vacancies are sent out by our allocations team and work opportunities and shift offers will depend on the organisations vacancies each day. Working on Bank provides nurses a great opportunity to develop and expand their clinical skills and to experience a variety of different work places.

  • Able to commit to a minimum of one shift a fortnight

  • Willing to work across a variety of clinical settings and wards at Western Health

REMINDER: In your cover letter and application, ensure you write the specific position you are applying for.


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 - Emergency Services

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Nursing & Midwifery Workforce Unit (NMWU) - 8345 4040

Registered Nurse - Emergency Services