Registered Nurse - Subacute Services

Job posted: 02/08/2022
Applications close: 31/08/2022 (Midnight)
20 days remaining

20 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 54897

Reference: 54897

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Working in healthcare has never been more important or meaningful.

Monash Health provides a world of healthcare across south eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 20,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

Our Journey at Subacute Services -Kingston Centre

Kingston Centre, located in Cheltenham, is a stand-alone subacute site within Victoria’s largest public health service, Monash Health. Monash Health employs over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.

Our Subacute Services at Kingston Centre are comprised of 6 Units, all of whom specialise in a range of services including, but not limited to, Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM), Rehabilitation, Movement Disorders, Neuro Rehabilitation, and the Transitional Care Program (TCP). At Kingston, we promote and encourage our nursing staff to expand on their clinical skills, grow, learn and diversify.

We are currently looking to expand our Rehabilitation Service with experienced Registered Nurses in both Full Time and Part Time capacity with both ongoing and fixed term opportunities. We look for flexibility with all Nursing staff needing to be available AM, PM and Night Shift on a 7 day rotational roster.   

A day in the life

With an approach that is goal orientated and individualised for every consumer you will provide support and education to achieve the maximum potential in function and independence for our consumers. You will be responsible for managing complex discharge planning, promoting functional independence and restorative care along with the full scope of Nursing care. With this, brings its own unique challenges as our consumers possess complex medical issues on top of multiple comorbidities.

We are dedicated to delivering patient care in line with our organisational iCare values, ensuring that all consumers are treated with dignity and respect that provides our consumers with a new quality of life.  You are an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles

What you bring

Communication skills and teamwork are extremely important in this role as you will be working in a diverse team. You show a highly developed emotional intelligence within the care and support you provide. You have compassion towards our consumers, with excellent bedside manners and a can-do approach. Understanding the importance of patient centred care, you have experience within an acute/subacute hospital ward and have a genuine interest in working and interacting with our diverse patients who, at times, can demonstrate challenging behaviours due to previous acquired brain injuries.

Your critical thinking, willingness to learn and ability to work cohesively and share knowledge within a team will see you excel in this role whilst we provide you with guidance, support and training to learn the rhythm of rehabilitation.

You will also demonstrate:

  • Demonstrated subacute/acute experience post Grad Year

  • Dedication to safe practice and quality care

  • enthusiasm, compassion & ability to work collaboratively

  • Advocacy for Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles

  • Post Graduate studies in a relatable field, highly desirable but not essential

  • Current employee Working with Children’s Check

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Australian working rights

In return

Ours is a connected team with strong shared values and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Ours is also a highly skilled, collaborative and welcoming multidisciplinary team where the only limit in your career is you.

We are committed to growing our workforce and can offer a multitude of online training packages, in-services and study leave to ensure you meet your full potential. This includes training in functional independence measure (FIM), specific deteriorating patient module and the Foundations of Nursing care. All training is delivered alongside a professional development framework to support and guide growth. In turn, we are looking for Nurses who are wanting to grow within Monash Health and see this opportunity as a long-term career.

There is no better time to join us and here’s just a few reasons why:

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

  • avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills

  • mentorship and career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums and conferences

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

All our full-time employees have the opportunity to accrue a day off every four weeks. In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to on site staff car parking and gym, uniform and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Monash Health is a great place to work so come join The Kingston Centre!

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents.

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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);and

  • proof of immunisation.

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

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

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.

All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

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Antony Gargano - 0436 618 601

Registered Nurse - Subacute Services