Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Intensive Care Unit GEELONG, AUSTRALIA

Job posted: 02/02/2024
Applications close: 01/03/2024 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Full time, Part time, Casual

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 183010

Reference: 183010

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

Line up your life and career with us at Barwon Health in Victoria, Australia

  • Build your skillset delivering high quality care within a highly dedicated team 
  • Be supported through leadership training and professional development
  • Make work life balance a reality – Permanent Part-time, Full-time, Temporary and Casual roles available 

About Barwon Health

Guided by our values, Barwon Health is Victoria's largest regional health care service and is also the largest employer in the Geelong and surf coast region, employing over 8700 staff. Barwon Health’s core facilities include the renowned University Hospital Geelong precinct in central Geelong, the McKellar Centre precinct in North Geelong, the innovative Sunrise Centre,  Barwon Health North a vital services that includes child and family health support, renal dialysis, medical imaging, and urgent care. Four Aged care centres spanning the Region, Mental Health Services that are delivered through a number of programs across the Geelong and Barwon South West region. Community Health and Dental service and world renowned Research that that advances health and wellbeing for all.  Explore all of our comprehensive services here.

About the facility

The Barwon Health Intensive Care Unit is a 24-bed unit, providing tertiary critical care services to the Barwon South Western region. The Intensive Care Unit cares for medical, surgical, and cardiothoracic adults, as well as collaborative programs to care for adult ECMO and critically ill children. The unit also supplies a central vascular access and critical care echocardiography service to Barwon Health. The Intensive Care Unit is actively involved in clinical research, critical care education for Deakin School of Medicine, and education and training of junior doctors and nurses.

About the role

Do you have Intensive Care Unit experience, excellent communication skills and a desire to plan and deliver high quality patient centred care? Do you possess sound clinical knowledge and experience in acute nursing? If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, then apply today!

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Providing quality patient care using evidence based approach and in line with Barwon Health Policy and Procedures
  • Delivery of consumer centred care that meets best practice standards
  • Establishing and maintaining effective communication within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure patients receive quality ongoing care

By submitting your application, you are expressing your interest in becoming a part of our dynamic team, and we value the unique qualities and experiences you bring to the table. While there may not be an immediate opening that perfectly matches your skills, your application will be carefully reviewed and considered for potential current and future opportunities that align with your background and aspirations.

About the culture

At the Barwon Health Intensive Care Unit, we are proud of our patient-centred culture, which is built on values of respect, compassion, commitment, accountability, and innovation. Our team is dedicated to delivering the highest quality care, and we strive to create a dynamic environment where everyone is supported and valued. As a successful applicant, you will have access to leadership training and professional development planning, so you can achieve your goals and grow within our team. Our culture of care has earned us a reputation for excellence, and you will be working alongside some of the best in the field. We believe in fostering a positive work environment where everyone feels empowered to contribute, ensuring a fulfilling and rewarding experience for all.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Short term or casual contacts to try us out and explore the region
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Purpose built ICU unit
  • Part of the state-wide ECMO service, we treat paediatric patients
  • We run a twice yearly Discovery Program for nurses who are new to ICU and also an annual Post graduate Critical Care course
  • Personalised orientation Program to set you up for success from day 1
  • 7 day a week Clinical Support Nurses and Clinical Nurse Educators
  • Access to employee wellness program
  • Located in the centre of Geelong's CBD is an easy commute from all suburb
  •  Doorstep to the Great Ocean RoadBellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
  •   Attractive salary packaging benefits! Living Expenses capped at $9,010 which  includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments and Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 which includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

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.

 We are strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on the Victorian Government’s Child Safe Standards: About Child Safe Standards | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au) we are also proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

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

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.

Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Intensive Care Unit GEELONG, AUSTRALIA

Job type:

Full time, Part time, Casual

Job classification:

Not provided


Jo Morris - (03) 4215 5822

Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Intensive Care Unit GEELONG, AUSTRALIA