Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Paediatrics)

Job posted: 14/09/2021
Applications close: 28/09/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 171681

Reference: 171681

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Gain invaluable experience in paediatric nursing and build your career whilst undertaking a Graduate Certificate in Paediatrics

  • Temporary part-time position - offering 2 x 64 hours per fortnight (until 22/01/2023) on a busy 28 bed general paediatric unit

  • Work with our enthusiatic team on the Children’s Ward located at University Hospital Geelong

About Barwon Health

University Hospital Geelong’s Children’s Ward is a vibrant, 28-bed general paediatric unit caring for infants, children and adolescents with a variety of medical and surgical conditions. The family-oriented unit allows for parents and carers to stay and be actively involved with their child’s care during the admission. All rooms have accompanying bathroom en-suites and sofa beds and there is a spacious parents room available complete with breakfast-making facilities, couches and television.

About the role

The Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice, University of Melbourne (Paediatrics) is a 50 credit point, part-time, clinical coursework program of one year's duration. Students typically take four 12.5 credit point subjects across a year. Admission is based on a Bachelor of Nursing degree (or equivalent training). The course delivers theoretical content through a combination of on-line study and face-to-face course delivery at the partner hospital for the clinical speciality.

The students’ employing hospital provides clinical practice in a hospital setting. Students complete 50 credit points of study part-time, over a year, commencing in January with an on-line subject, completing a face-to-face subject at the partner hospital each semester and a supervised clinical practice subject at their employing hospital across the whole study period. Compulsory Applied Pathophysiology online component starts date beginning of January then a further 9 Study days a year.

About the culture

Our dedicated and experienced medical, nursing and allied health team pride themselves on providing high quality family centred care in an environment that has modern, well-equipped facilities. We are all dedicated to supporting the organisation in achieving our vision of - By 2050, everyone in our community enjoys the best health and wellbeing in Victoria.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Paediatrics)

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Sandra van Roon - (03) 4215 1667
Julia O'Brien - (03) 4215 3266

Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Paediatrics)