Registered Nurse Grade 2

Job posted: 30/01/2023
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 45984

Reference: 45984

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

  • Registered Nurse with Post Graduate qualification in Emergency Nursing
  • Full time, part time, hours negotiable
  • Location- Austin Emergency Department/Short Stay Unit

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the North East of Melbourne and state-wide.  We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by our purpose, which is to help people live healthy and fulfilled lives.

About the Emergency Department:

The Emergency Department services approximately 90,000 patients per year, about 20% of whom are paediatric patients. The inpatient admission rate is of the order of 33%. The Emergency Department aims to assess, manage and admit patients from a broad range of specialities, within the targets set by the Emergency Services Enhancement Programme of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  This service will be delivered in a timely, compassionate and appropriate manner, enhanced through teaching, research and the development of new technologies and processes. The Short Stay Unit is a 20-bed unit which is closely associated with, and staffed by, the Emergency Department nursing pool. Patients admitted to Short Stay usually have a rapidly reversible condition which either requires a short period of treatment or observation, where the likelihood of safe discharge can occur in a 24 period. There are non COVID and SCOVID areas

About the role:

A regular day will see you:

  • working in a variety of areas including resuscitation and Triage
  • Caring for a full range of presentations, both adult and paediatric
  • Working with a multidisciplinary team

About you:

Describe the type of person you are looking for.

Ideally, you’ll have:

  • qualifications as a Registered Nurse, Division 1 [General] Nurses Board of Victoria
  • Post Graduate qualifications in Emergency/ Critical Care Nursing,   
  • Demonstrated experience in Emergency Nursing (adult and paeditric), with ability to work in resuscitation and Triage areas.
  • Commitment to quality, best practise and environmental safety
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form
  • Commitment to further self-development and education
  • Willingness to work in all areas of the Emergency Department/Short Stay Unit/ DASS Unit/ paediatrics, as required.
  • Ability to work a flexible 24/7 roster to meet service needs

Our benefits:

Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day.  Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:

  • Generous salary packaging with a tax free threshold of $29,860 to increase your take-home pay
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounts on fitness memberships and health insurance, and a comprehensive wellbeing program
  • Mentoring and career development opportunities
  • Onsite childcare, easy access via public transport, car parking and end of journey facilities for cyclists 
  • Five weeks annual leave, plus purchased leave options 
  • Relocation expense reimbursement 

Inclusion at Austin:

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities.  We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+, and people of any age.

Work with us!

If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application.  All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working With Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, please feel free to reach out to the hiring manager.

Registered Nurse Grade 2

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Sue Wilkinson - (03) 9496 4863
Laura Northall - (03) 9496 4863

Registered Nurse Grade 2