Registered Nurse - Forest Ward - Monash Children's Hospital

Job posted: 16/03/2023
Applications close: 30/03/2023 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 59860

Reference: 59860

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful

Our Journey:

Ward 3a Forest is one of three inpatient units at Monash Children’s Hospital, and while we are predominately the Children’s surgical ward, we also take medical and adolescent patients as well.  This means our nurses are able to continually increase their skills by supporting patients and their families presenting with various concerns.

Our ward is currently funded to be open to 28 beds with the potential to open to 32 inpatient beds in the future.

A Day in the Life:

Now is a really exciting time to join Forest Ward as we delve into more surgical specialities including orthopaedics and extensive plastics. 

Working on Forest Ward, you will continually be exposed to unique clinical situations and we are looking for nurses who are excited by this ongoing development!  You will see a vast variety of surgical interventions, both pre and post op, and will be supported to develop your clinical skills within a fun and supportive environment.  You will have exposure to complex surgical interventions and some of patient cohort includes:, Renal, manual PD, post liver transplant and brain injury.

We have Full and Part Time Ongoing roles working across a 24/7 rotating roster.

What You Bring:

Our team are a social and friendly group who care about supporting each other as much as they do supporting their patients and their families. We are looking for nurses who bring:

  • Previous nursing experience, with a focus on providing seamless and holistic family centred care
  • A clear communication style that allows you to build rapport, both internally and externally, and to work collaboratively across multi-disciplinary teams
  • A compassionate nature and a desire to provide complete family centred care to our patients and thier families

On a Personal Level, you:

You are looking for a role where you can further develop your already briliant skills, and you are excited by the opportunity for ongoing training and eduation from an experienced support team.  You might be new to surgical nursing and wanting to grow your skills, or you might have current surgical experience and you really want to extend your knowledge into new areas of this speciality.  Either way, if you are passionate about Paediatrics we would love for your to apply.

  • You are excited by the opportunity to continually learn and have exposure to some really unique experiences
  • Have a passion for Paediatric Nursing and providing the highest quality care to those in your care
  • Thrive in a busy environment that keeps you on your toes

What you need:

  • Registered Nursing qualifications
  • Previous acute experience ideally in a surgical setting
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Flexibility to work across a 24/7 rotating roster

In Return

There are many great things about working at Monash Chilren's and in Forest Ward.  We pride ourselves on the continual support and development opportunities our nurses receive, and we work in a state of the art specialist children's hospital.  We have a:  

  • Great team culture where we support each other each and every day
  • Ability to continue to develop your specialist paediatric skills in a unique ward

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Fiona Rowe on 0400 190 100.

Monash Health is a great place to work

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • free flu vaccinations
  • private health insurance at discounted rates
  • health imaging services
  • + more

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing more than 20,000 people who work across 40 locations delivering healthcare services through our five hospitals and our extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities

We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles and ICare values.

How to Apply

We only accept applications submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System.

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents

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Registered Nurse - Forest Ward - Monash Children's Hospital

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Rebecca Ralphs - 8572 4030

Registered Nurse - Forest Ward - Monash Children's Hospital