Registered Nurse - Short Stay Unit (As per award)

Job posted: 16/07/2021
Applications close: 15/08/2021 (Midnight)
14 days remaining

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | East Gippsland

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1551031

Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1551031

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | East Gippsland

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is a regional health service employing over 900 staff in the beautiful Victorian region of East Gippsland. Our relaxed lifestyle means that you can forget about traffic jams and get home on time to enjoy everything the region has to offer. East Gippsland is clean, green and beautiful, with significant natural and ecological advantages, large areas of national and state reserves and Australia’s largest inland water system – the Gippsland Lakes. We have colourful villages, turquoise lakes and rivers, isolated beaches and an easy living temperate climate as well as easily accessible high-country snow fields. East Gippsland also offers affordable housing, strong employment, quality healthcare, good education infrastructure and caters well to families.

STATUS:             Part Time, Ongoing

HOURS:              48.0 hours per fortnight

DEAPARTMENT: Emergency Department

Applications are invited from Registered Nurses with substantial acute nursing experience to join our Short Stay Unit (SSU) within the BRHS Emergency Department team.  If less shift work sounds appealing then keep reading, as this position is primarily worked on day shifts, Monday to Friday. 

Why should you Apply?

  • Enjoy a collaborative environment which recognises your capabilities and will rapidly expand your skills
  • Be part of a professional team and enjoy close comradeship
  • Grow your career with opportunities for advancement encouraged and supported
  • Amazing work/life balance in a beautiful East Gippsland  
  • Reduced living costs with affordable housing, entertainment and education.
  • Rewarding community connections at home and at work

The Position:

This role offers a fantastic opportunity to provide coordination and leadership for our SSU and help achieve effective patient flow through the SSU. As an integral member of the Emergency team, you will take responsibility for day patients and their treatments providing excellence in nursing care.  

The Team:

The BRHS Emergency Department provides trauma and emergency healthcare to the Bairnsdale area and the wider East Gippsland region. The department includes a 5 bed Short Stay Unit and an Emergency Nurse Practitioner operating out of a fast track treatment area.  A high dependency unit operates within the Medical/Surgical ward providing additional opportunity for skill growth.

What you need:

  • Minimum 3 years acute nursing experience, BLS and Advanced Life Support Certificate
  • Competency in PICCS and PORTS and triage training experience or commitment to obtain
  • Demonstrated competence in Acute Nursing with a good understanding of referral systems, patient flow & discharge planning
  • Demonstrated competence in the administration of infusions and transfusions to both elective and emergency patients.
  • Well-developed communication skills with the ability to utilise key principles to ensure a good clinical handover, accurate and thorough documentation and escalation of care.

For more information, please contact: Trish Young, Nurse Unit Manager on 03 5150 3360

Applications by close of business: Sunday 15th August 2021

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume and response to the key selection criteria as listed in the position description and be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below.

Please read our application guidelines here

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For information on East Gippsland go to Living in East Gippsland or visit  https://www.liveeastgippsland.com.au/

Registered Nurse - Short Stay Unit (As per award)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per award


Trish Young, Nurse Unit Manager, ED | 03 5150 3360

Registered Nurse - Short Stay Unit (As per award)