Registered Nurse G2

Job posted: 14/09/2021
Applications close: 24/09/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 38900

Reference: 38900

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced registered nurse to join our cardiology, cardiac and thoracic surgery team.

Details of Department

Ward 5 East is a dynamic 30-bed unit specialising in cardiac and thoracic surgery and cardiology medicine. It contains a 12 bed High Dependency Unit caring for cardiac medical and surgical patients and thoracic surgery patients and has telemetry monitoring facilities for eighteen beds.

The unit is committed to patient-centred, evidence-based care and is dedicated to continuing professional development for all staff.

Details of position/position requirements

To deliver a customer focussed service to patients, their families and visitors.  The role involves being a member of the team of 5 East and reflect the values of the unit and Austin Health in general.

This is demonstrated by being responsible for the day-to-day provision of patient care which is efficient, effective and cost effective and which meets organisational, professional and nursing standards within a framework of patient focused care:

  • To maintain a high standard of nursing care.

  • To manage unit resources efficiently and effectively.

  • To maintain and increase skill, knowledge and competencies required, fulfilling the role in line with current nursing knowledge and research. 

  • To actively promote & undertake self-development and learning. 

  • To assist in the development of standards and ensure they meet professional, organisational, legal and ethical requirements. 

  • To accurately document, observe and report relevant nursing findings, within the framework of the nursing process.

  • To contribute to an environment of multidisciplinary teamwork and maintain a flexible approach.

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate/Key responsibilities will include:

Essential for Performance in the Position   

  • Current registration with the Nurses Board of Victoria.

  • Experience in cardiac and thoracic nursing, Post-Graduate Critical Care or equivalent certificate highly preferred.

  • Critical thinking skills and the ability to work autonomously.

  • Open, flexible and innovative.

  • Commitment to nursing as a profession.

  • Commitment to patient focused care.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form.

  • Commitment to further self-development and education.

  • Demonstrated interest in cardiac care and thoracic nursing.

Desirable but not essential for Performance in the Position 

  • Knowledge of legal and ethical responsibilities.

  • Patient and consumer approach to care delivery.

  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team.

  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve.

  • Knowledge of requirements for National Standards of Quality and Safety in Health Services.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Registered Nurse G2

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david thomas - (03) 9496 4828 - (__) ____ ____

Registered Nurse G2