Registered Nurse (Introduction to Emergency Nursing / Advanced Preceptorship Program)

Job posted: 17/06/2022
Applications close: 30/08/2022 (Midnight)
14 days remaining

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Other, Nursing

Reference: 27280

Reference: 27280

Occupation: Other, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Registered Nurse (Introduction to Emergency Nursing / Advanced Preceptorship Program)

  • Maroondah Hospital – Emergency Department & Short Stay Unit

  • Multiple Positions Available, including Permanent Full Time and Part Time

  • Opportunity to Work Locally

  • Supported entry into Emergency Nursing

About the role

Eastern Health has permanent employment opportunities for passionate, enthusiastic and agile nurses who are keen to transition into an emergency department setting.

We are looking for Registered Nurses with no or limited emergency experience, but who want to build the knowledge, skills and confidence to work within the low acuity and short stay areas of the Emergency Department.  Eastern Health has designed an Introduction in Emergency Nursing program to help you succeed in this transition, plus you will be supported by a team of dedicated and experienced Emergency Nurses under the Advanced Preceptorship Program developed at Maroondah Emergency.

This start in emergency nursing will also open the door to a host of other opportunities to develop a career in Emergency Nursing. This includes a sixth-month Transition to Specialty Program (equipping you to work in high acuity areas of the Emergency Department) and a twelve-month Post Graduate Program (to work in critical care areas of the ED).

You will also become a valued member of a highly dedicated, multi-disciplinary team incorporating medical, nursing, clerical and allied health professionals.  We pride ourselves on our teamwork. It is through working together we are able to aspire to excellence in the care we provide to our patients and their families.

About the department

The Emergency Department at Maroondah Hospital cares for approximately 60,000 patients per year, averaging 165 presentations per day.  Presentations include critically unwell patients requiring immediate stabilisation as well as a significant proportion of paediatric presentations. Departmental resources include 35 treatment spaces, including; 3 resuscitation bays, dedicated paediatric and fast track treatment areas, and a 20 bed combined adult and paediatric Short Stay Unit.

We are also excited that the Maroondah Hospital Emergency Department has commenced planning for a dedicated paediatric Emergency zone and paediatric Short Stay Unit.

About you

You are dedicated, empathetic and adaptable. You understand, and are interested in, the complex and varied presentations that attend an Emergency Department on a daily basis.  You are keen to develop the critical thinking and assessment skills required to provide excellent care to these patients and their families.

To be successful in this role you should possess;

  • Current registration with AHPRA

  • Minimum 12 months’ experience in an acute care setting

  • A strong commitment to high quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  This offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Registered Nurse (Introduction to Emergency Nursing / Advanced Preceptorship Program)

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Susan Crosbie - (03) 9871 3551
Richard MORE - (03) 9871 3770

Registered Nurse (Introduction to Emergency Nursing / Advanced Preceptorship Program)