Registered Nurse - Short Stay & Day of Surgery (Undefined)

Job posted: 03/04/2024
Applications close: 01/05/2024 (Midnight)
18 days remaining

18 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Parkville

Job type: Part time

Organisation: The Royal Children's Hospital

Salary: $71,333 - $95,378

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: 11287

Reference: 11287

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: $71,333 - $95,378

Work location: Melbourne | Parkville

About the Role:

The RCH currently has Registered Nurse opportunities available to work across our Day of Surgery Centre and our Possum Ward.

You will be responsible for ensuring that clinical practice and delivery of care is consistent with RCH and Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia standards. You will be responsible for providing comprehensive, safe, evidence-based practice across a range of contexts, to facilitate optimal health outcomes; performing self- assessment of scope of practice and competence related to assigned responsibilities as discussed with the care delivery team; retaining responsibility for individual actions and accountability for care provided.


What You'll Achieve:

  • Fulfil duty of care by practicing within scope of practice in accordance with Australian Nursing & Midwifery Council guidelines
  • Participate in professional development to enhance nursing practice Provision and Coordination of Care
  • Utilise patient IT systems to document and record nursing activity Critical Thinking and Analysis
  • Integrate nursing health care knowledge and skills to provide safe and effective care


Classification for this position will range from YP3 - YP9 (base salary $71,333.60 - $95,378.40 per annum pro rata, plus superannuation).


Your Skills and Experience:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) administered through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)  
  • Recent experience in an acute surgical area of nursing
  • Paediatric experience is desirable
  • Evidence of on-going professional development as reflected in Professional Practice Portfolio


If this sounds like you, click here to view the position description.


About the Department:

Our Day of Surgery Centre cares for approximately 10,000 children and their families each year. The Possum Ward cares for patients admitted for a wide range of surgical procedures including tonsillectomy, simple fracture setting, arthroscopy, soft tissue wound repair, cleft lip repair, hernia repair, skin grafting and cardiac catheterisation. You will have the opportunity to work with medical, nursing, allied health (eg social work, occupational therapists, physiotherapists etc) and administrative staff in a short stay environment.


For further information about the ward and the care that the Possum Ward provides, please visit http://www.rch.org.au/possum/


What we Offer: 

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Parkville location and close to public transport
  • Discounted on-site car parking


Other Requirements:

  • Current National Criminal Record Check, or willing to obtain
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Compliance with RCHs “Staff Immunisation - Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Diseases” procedure


Application Process:

To apply, you will need a resume and a tailored cover letter outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the position in line with the requirements of the position description. Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately, we encourage you to apply promptly!


Why work at the RCH?

RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 1 May 2024

Registered Nurse - Short Stay & Day of Surgery (Undefined)

Job type:

Part time

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lidia.kovacev@rch.org.au - Lidija Kovacev - 9345 5014

Registered Nurse - Short Stay & Day of Surgery (Undefined)