Registered Nurse - Neurosurgery / Surgical Nurse

Job posted: 15/02/2023
Applications close: 12/04/2023 (Midnight)
21 days remaining

21 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 68373

Reference: 68373

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Registered Nurse - Neurosurgery

  • Full Time and Part Time ongoing positions available
  • Excellent opportunities for professional development, skills and knowledge consolidation
  • Opportunity to work in one of the leading neurosurgery departments in Australia

4 South is a 40 bed unit including 13 HDU beds and 4 Epilepsy monitoring beds. The unit provides care for elective and emergency Neurosurgery, neuro-trauma, and also elective epilepsy patients who require video EEG monitoring.

Meet your new Nurse Unit Manager – Sheree Milloy

“ We are seeking enthusiastic surgical nurses who are driven and looking to advance their career as positive role models. In a fast paced and every changing ward, we are looking for nurses that are wanting to expand their nursing skills, critical thinking and knowledge within a team nursing”

What our team say about working on 4 South –


“I’m learning a lot of new skills since starting on 4 South. Working in the HDU is a great opportunity. I have great support from the education team”

“The patient ratios. They allow me to spend time completing the care I need for my patients!”


Your opportunity:

  • Gain exposure working with best technology and practices, alongside leading neurosurgeons
  • Utilise monitoring devices within both our HDU and Epilepsy monitoring areas
  • Become a valued member of a world class team of nurses
  • Early supported introduction to the HDU environment, in caring for high acuity and complex surgical patients
  • Potential for staff to work 12 hour shifts which is 4 South specific

About you:

  • Recent acute medical or surgical experience
  • Excellent communication skills & clinical knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to practice collaboratively as part of the multidisciplinary health care team
  • Developed assessment, clinical reasoning, problem solving and prioritisation.

Support Network for all Staff:

  • Neuroscience clinical nurse education team access on a daily basis
  • Clinical Resource Nurse supernumerary support every weekday afternoon shifts
  • Discharge coordinator support to assist with access, flow and complex patient referrals
  • Supernumerary in charge nurse across all shifts.


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us. For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

Don’t miss out! Position may close early with suitable applicants being shortlisted immediately.

Professional Development Opportunities: -

  • Newly available RISE programme Intro to Neuroscience Nursing (RISE) Registered Nurses Introduction to Specialty which is a free 6 month speciality program. You will have the opportunity to develop critical thinking and problem solving, apply concepts to clinical practice and contribute to the specialist healthcare team.
  • Post Graduate certificate of Clinical Nursing (Neuroscience)
  • A robust education calendar released monthly with ever changing education sessions held on during working hours on the ward
  • Clinical and non-clinical short courses available & supported year round 

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

Registered Nurse - Neurosurgery / Surgical Nurse

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


RMH Recruitment Nursing Workforce - 0393424934

Registered Nurse - Neurosurgery / Surgical Nurse