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Registered Nurse - Monash Heart

Job posted: 23/08/2021
Applications close: 30/09/2021 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 49153

Reference: 49153

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of the Health and Care Worker. 


About Monash Heart Cardiothoracic/Respiratory/Cardiac Day Wards at Monash Health


Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 19,000 people across a range of specialities.


The Victorian Heart Hospital (VHH) will be Australia’s first dedicated heart hospital. The VHH will be an iconic structure facilitating the delivery of evidence based, patient centric, holistic models of care, ground breaking research and committed to leading education underpinned by an unwavering culture and passion for clinical excellence. The VHH is planned to open in 2021, this new hospital provides an exciting opportunity to develop a unique patient centred model of care.


Ward 32 is a Cardiothoracic/Respiratory Unit and Ward 32 West is Cardiac Day Unit. There are 8 high dependency beds that care for patients post cardiac surgery requiring inotropes, NIV, temporary cardiac pacing. We have innovated with the development of a nurse led TOE-DCR program and are focused on nursing innovation.


We support post graduate studies with Deakin University, high dependency programs and transition to speciality (TSP) programs. With two educators and clinical support nurses, our Wards are focused on building capability in all our staff.


About The Role


We are seeking Registered Nurses to work across out Cardiothoracic, Respiratory and Cardiac Care Wards and be part of our highly skilled Nursing team at Monash Heart. Our Nurses work between the cardiothoracic/respiratory (32 Ward) and cardiac day ward (32 West) and we have developed a highly skilled, agile and resourceful workforce that remains patient centric.


We have recently hired outstanding nursing talent and have more opportunities available for RN's seeking a clinical career to upskill and are  passionate about Cardiothoracic, Respiratory & Cardiac at Monash Heart.


Currently available roles include Full & Part Time, Ongoing & Temporary fixed term roles.  Flexibility to work a minimum of .6 EFT across a 24/7 rotating roster is sought.


About You


We are seeking Registered Nurses who have completed a Masters or Postgraduate studies in critical care. Our team is focused on the delivery of evidenced based care and supporting ongoing professional development.


You Are Also



  • dedicated to safe best practice & quality care

  • committed to delivering patient centred care & a patient advocacy

  • enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively

  • excited to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence

  • an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles


What You Need



  • A relevant Post Graduate Qualification, in critical care is highly desirable

  • Previous cardiac or cardiothoracic experience

  • Willingness to take on a portfolio(s) contributing to ward quality improvements and National Standards

  • Australian working rights

  • Current AHPRA registration


What We Offer



  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base

  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills

  • mentorship & career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies


In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to subsidised onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


How To Apply


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.


Please apply online through Mercury e-recruit as email applications will not be considered.


Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any queries on this matter and can be reached on 9265 2776 or via email to recruitment@monashhealth.org.


Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:



  • reference checks

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

  • proof of immunisation

  • A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made


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Registered Nurse - Monash Heart

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Contact:

Susie Lambrianidis - 0481916020

Registered Nurse - Monash Heart