Registered Nurse, Special Care Nursery

Job posted: 11/08/2023
Applications close: 26/09/2023 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: North East Region | Albury/Wodonga

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Albury Wodonga Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: 15959

Reference: 15959

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North East Region | Albury/Wodonga

The Opportunity:

Albury Wodonga Health, Special Care Nursery is seeking experienced Neonatal Nurses to join our team.

As an experienced neonatal nurse you will work in the team leader role, modelling professional practice and family centred care within our team.

We are looking for neonatal nurses who are confident and competent in attending deliveries and initiating neonatal resuscitation. You will have experience in caring for babies requiring respiratory support and ideally be able to assist with intubations / advance neonatal resuscitation when required. You will also be required to provide leadership to other team members.

You will possess excellent problem solving skills and interpersonal communication. You will demonstrate a commitment to quality improvement and professional development of yourself and others.You will be part of a tight knit, supportive team who endeavour to provide the best clinical and developmental care to neonate and their families.

About Us:

Albury Wodonga Health (AWH) is the largest regional health service between Sydney and Melbourne, located in the twin cities of Albury and Wodonga. Albury / Wodonga are two cities, and two states with a shared health service. The region is home to the Murray River, Lake Hume and an array of food, wineries and cultural icons. An amazing place to live and make a life. The region offers high quality schooling and tertiary institutions, recreational infrastructure and city offerings with a relaxed county lifestyle!

Our Special Care Nursery operates as a Level 4 service caring for babies born at 32 weeks and above, and 1500grams birthweight and above. We provide care to around 450 neonates per year, with approximately 40 transfers to tertiary centres. Our service provides non invasive ventilation to neonates, including bubble CPAP and High Flow. Our staff also assist with intubation and ventilation of neonates requiring stabilisation prior to transfer to tertiary centres.

About you:

  • Minimum of two years neonatal nursing experience in a Level 4 or above nursery.
  • Post graduate studies in special care or neonatal intensive care highly desirable.
  • Current registration with AHPRA, and a Victorian working with children’s check
  • A strong commitment to the delivery of family centred care
  • Excellent communication, organisation and leadership skills
  • Dedicated, empathetic and adaptable.
  • Understand the complex and varied presentations cared for in the SCN

What’s in it for you?

Our team will provide genuine support in an inclusive, compassionate and caring team environment.

Interesting and challenging work that will bring job satisfaction and fast track your career.

Autonomy and leadership opportunities to help you reach your full potential and Opportunities for learning and development.

Full orientation and training to ensure you can keep current and be the best at what you do.

Excellent staff benefits including salary packaging, novated leasing, employee assistance and wellness programs, Fitness Passport and discounted private health membership.


For more information and to discuss this opportunity further, please contact:

Jane Nichol

Nurse Unit Manager – Special Care Nursery


02 6051 7322


For more information about the position, please refer to the Position Description attached or contact the Manager listed below.  Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the relevant state EBA or Award.

Note: All Health workers are required to be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

AWH is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and Social inclusion.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants may also be required to provide evidence of their immunisation status and flu vaccination.

Registered Nurse, Special Care Nursery

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Jane Nichol - (60) 5173 22__

Registered Nurse, Special Care Nursery