Registered Nurse - Surgical Ward - Dandenong

Job posted: 22/06/2022
Applications close: 06/07/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 54179

Reference: 54179

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful

Our Journey:

North Ward is a 20-bed surgical unit that specialises in plastics, reconstructions, ENT, maxillofacial, ophthalmology and gynaecology. We care for patients requiring major re-implementation of digits, breast reconstruction and grafts and flap management in association with trauma, cancer or wound management. As a small unit, our team prides itself on being able to provide our patients with outstanding care.

We are committed to working with you to become your professional best. We offer clinical education sessions, on the job training and career progression to enable you to further develop your Clinical and Leadership skills.

A Day in the Life:

We currently have a part time ongoing position for an RN to join the team.  Working 0.6 EFT you will work on a 24/7 rotating roster, covering all shifts.

We work as a close-knit team with strong value to collaboration, providing support to the wider multi-disciplinary team of our high standard of safety and patient engagement through their journey with us.

Taking a team focus on delivery of care, our primary focus is on a patient’s safe post-operative journey. We have a strong education focus and encourage staff to further develop their skills, and provide a friendly and social working environment.

What You Bring:

You will have access to resources to support you in this position, enabling you to further advance your surgical nursing and leadership skills whilst role modelling nursing excellence and delivering a high standard of patient centred care. Your attention to detail and passion for surgical nursing will see you excel in this position.

You are adaptable to a changing environment and you are a clear and positive communicator, quickly establishing rapport with the people you work with.  You are also passionate about delivering patient centred care at all times. Alongside your caring and engaging manner, you have a positive work attitude and a strong people-person focus allowing you to engage with our patients and their families.

Your skills will include, but are not limited to:

  • Surgical nursing; clinical management of a surgical patient

  • Experience with wound, graft and flap management

  • Airway management skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team

  • Ability to show initiative and assist team members where needed

  • Recognition of the deteriorating patient and appropriate escalation

  • Emergency management

You are also:

  • Dedicated to safe best practice and quality care

  • Committed to delivering patient centred care and patient advocacy

  • Enthusiastic, compassionate and able to work collaboratively

  • Excited to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence

  • An advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles

What you need:

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Proven clinical experience

  • Full working rights within Australia

  • Current employee Working With Children's Card

  • Prevoius surgical nursing experience is desirable

What we Offer:

  • 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

Monash Health is a great place to work

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay

  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program

  • free flu vaccinations

  • private health insurance at discounted rates

  • health imaging services

  • + more

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing more than 20,000 people who work across 40 locations delivering healthcare services through our five hospitals and our extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities

We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles and ICare values.

How to Apply:

We’re only able to accept applications submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System.

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

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Registered Nurse - Surgical Ward - Dandenong

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Lindsey Crichton - 0407 238 013

Registered Nurse - Surgical Ward - Dandenong