Registered Nurse G2 - Intensive Care Unit

Job posted: 02/08/2023
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 17441

Reference: 17441

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

Critical Care Registered Nurse with postgraduate qualifications
Multiple positions available, permanent full time and part time

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services.  This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

About the role

Grampians Health is located in the Central Highlands of Victoria and is the main public referral health service to a catchment population of around 250 000 people across the Grampians region. The Critical Care Unit is a 13 bed unit and admits around 1250 patients every year and provides care for high dependency and intensive care patients, in addition to non-surgical cardiac patients.

  • Therapies provided in the critical care unit include invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation, haemofiltration, invasive haemodynamic monitoring, temporary cardiac pacing and delivery of inotropic and vasopressor agents.
  • The unit has a close-knit multidisciplinary team that value leadership and excellence in healthcare
  • Can commit to a rotating roster including weekends and night shift; with 8,10 and 12 hour shifts available.

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning, implementing and evaluating evidence-based nursing care
  • Develops professional practice in accordance with the health needs of the population and changing patterns of disease and illness
  • Acts as a patient advocate and demonstrates a commitment to the patients "Charter of Healthcare Rights and "Charter of Residents' Rights and Responsibilities.

Skills and experience

  • Postgraduate certificate or diploma in critical care.
  • Registered with AHPRA.
  • Recent clinical experience working in ICU and/or CCU.
  • Committed to providing high quality patient centred care and advocacy.
  • Demonstrate a high level of clinical assessment, reasoning and judgement.
  • Excellent time management and communication skills

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  •  Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Discounted on-site parking
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

Ballarat Region

Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia's most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia's most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Courtney Rowe, Nurse Unit Manager, on 0403 605 482/ (03) 5320 4337 for a confidential discussion.

This position is paid in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020 - 2024. The classification is Registered Nurse Grade 2 (YP2 - YP9) which ranges from $34.17 - $48.26 per hour.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Registered Nurse G2 - Intensive Care Unit

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Courtney Rowe - 0403605482

Registered Nurse G2 - Intensive Care Unit