Registered Nurse - Medical Services

Job posted: 26/07/2022
Applications close: 22/08/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 43546

Reference: 43546

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Registered Nurse - Medical Services

Our Medical Services at Western Health are currently seeking highly motivated Registered Nurses to join our team.  Medical Services at Western Health offers a wide range of services including General Medicine, Gastroenterology, Mental Health and Special Medicine (Neurology, Stroke, Respiratory and Sleep Disorders Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Rheumatology and Dermatology). Our Medical Services operates at a variety of sites and is currently offering the following exciting opportunities.

The below selection criteria applies to all vacancies listed:

  • Successful completion of Bachelor of Nursing

  • Registration with AHPRA

  • Minimum 12 months working experience within an Australian hospital setting (not including placements)

  • Demonstrate the ability to practice collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team

  • A commitment to high quality and ongoing to maintain a culture of patient centred care.

  • Excellent and effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work a rotating roster

  • Possess excellent clinical skills

IMPORTANT: In your cover letter and application, ensure you write the specific position and
site you are applying for



Registered Nurse – Ward 3F – Respiratory Medicine, Infectious Diseases / General Internal Medicine
Permanent Full Time – Permanent Part Time


An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic, motivated and innovative Registered Nurse to join the team at 3F. If you are a dynamic, experienced nursing professional with a commitment to providing exceptional patient care this position could be for you.

As a Registered Nurse in 3F you will work together within a multidisciplinary team, to ensure provision of high quality nursing care to patients within the ward through effective leadership and management of all nursing staff. Please refer to Position Description for more information relating to the responsibilities of the role.

To be successful for this role you will have:

  • Preferably with Respiratory and Infectious Diseases Nursing Experience

  • Demonstrated an advanced clinical knowledge   

Position closes 1st September, 2022




Registered Nurse – Ward 2D (Respiratory, Infectious Diseases, Gastroenterology & General internal Medicine
Permanent Part Time – 32 Hours per fortnight

2D has an exciting opportunity for a motivated, enthusiastic, caring and adaptive registered Nurse to join the supportive team on a permanent part time basis.

Ward 2D is located at Footscray hospital.  The ward consists of 20 beds and it specialises in Respiratory, Infectious disease, Gastroenterology and Covid Nursing.  You will be part of a dynamic and supportive clinical environment that supports patient care within a multidisciplinary team.

If you value a positive patient experience and thrive in a team environment then this position could be for you.  This position is offered on a rotating roster of Days, Evenings and Night shifts.

To be successful for this role you will have:

  • Recent acute and complex care experience

  • Preferably with respiratory and infectious diseases nursing experience.

Position closes 24th August, 2022


Registered Nurse – Ward 3E (Neurology, Stroke and General Medicine)


Permanent Part Time

Ward 3E – Sunshine – Neurology, Stroke and General Medicine is looking for an dedicated, experienced, caring and highly motivated Registered Nurse to join the team on a Part – Time basis.

3E is located at Sunshine Hospital and is a 32 – bed inpatient ward that offers specialised care for patients under Neurology, Stroke and General Medicine. The NUM and all Registered Nurses of 3E work closely in a team nursing model which forms a key part of strong multidisciplinary team including medical, nursing, allied health and support staff to ensure optimal patient care.


Position closes 26th August, 2022


Registered Nurse - Ward 3B Registered Nurse – 3B (GEM, Acute Aged Care)
Permanent Full Time / Part Time

3B has an exciting opportunity for a motivated, dynamic, positive and caring Registered Nurse to join our team on permanent full time or part time position.

Ward 3B is located at Western Health's Footscray Campus. The ward is going through an expansion from 23 to 28 beds, and cares for acute aged care patients. You will be part of a clinical team that provides a supportive and approachable working environment. Clinical educators are also available to provide support and education to the team.

Our team works closely together to provide a safe environment for patients and staff, where you will have the opportunity to make a positive and rewarding contribution to patient care.  If you are passionate about your career development, experiencing working in a dynamic environment and ensuring best care is provided to Western Health then this position could be for you.


To be successful for this role you will have: 

  • Excellent time management skills, able to adapt easily to a changing environment

  • Ability to work AM, PM & Nights shifts

  • Previous Acute Aged care experience is desirable

  • Experience with assessment, discharge planning and care planning of people with complex needs

  • Excellent communication skills and team player


Position closes 22nd August, 2022

Registered Nurse – 2E (Oncology / Haematology / Gastroenterology)
Permanent Part Time

2E at Western Health is seeking caring, highly motivated, dedicated and positive Registered Nurses to join the team.  2E is a 32 bed unit that cares for the following specialities - Oncology/Haematology/Endocrinology/Gastroenterology/Nephrology. The ward focuses on providing high standard of care for all acutely ill patients with complex needs within the Western Region.

Our Unit has a strong focus on a multidisciplinary team approach to patient care in order to minimise the impact of cancer and other complex conditions on our patients and their families.   High standards of nursing care are achieved through nursing staff striving for excellence in their practice therefore, professional development play an important role in maintaining these standards.

To be successful for this role you will have:

  • Chemotherapy trained (preferable)

  • A commitment to high quality, safe and person centred patient care

Position Closes 5th September, 2022


Registered Nurse – Bank
Western Health


Bank nurses at Western Health are managed by the Nursing and Midwifery Workforce Unit (NMWU) and are able to work across a variety of wards at Western Health. Bank nurses are required to be available a minimum of one shift a fortnight and are able to pick up shift vacancies as they arise. Shift vacancies are sent out by our allocations team and work opportunities and shift offers will depend on the organisations vacancies each day. Working on Bank provides nurses a great opportunity to develop and expand their clinical skills and to experience a variety of different work places.

  • Able to commit to a minimum of one shift a fortnight

  • Willing to work across a variety of clinical settings and wards at Western Health


About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Registered Nurse - Medical Services

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Nursing & Midwifery Workforce Unit (NMWU) - 8345 4040

Registered Nurse - Medical Services