Registered Nurse: Transition to Specialty Practice Program - Acute Specialty Areas

Job posted: 23/03/2020
Applications close: 19/04/2020 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 21174

Reference: 21174

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Transition to Speciality Practice Program (TSP): Acute Specialty Areas

  • Registered Nurse - Grade 2

  • Permanent Full Time or Permanent Part-time (0.8EFT)

Eastern Health is offering you the opportunity to undertake a six-month Transition to the Speciality Practice Program.

This course is intended to provide an introduction for those wishing to pursue a career in one of the advertised clinical specialties.


Eastern Health 

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and statewide specialist services  to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

To be successful in this role you should possess the following:

  • Recent Acute Clinical Experience

  • RN Registration with AHPRA 

  • Recent acute clinical experience (greater than 1 year post registration experience preferably having undertaken a Graduate Program) 

  • Proactive, reflective, self-directed learner 

  • Well-developed communication skills 

  • Patient centred practice 

  • Team player 

About the role 

This structured program incorporates both theoretical elements in addition to practical experience with allocated study days, learning packages and clinical assessments.

During the course, students will be supported by clinical experts within their nominated specialty and the clinical education staff of the Learning and Teaching Directorate.

The program provides a career pathway for those Registered Nurses seeking to work in a specialty environment whilst enhancing their critical thinking, theoretical knowledge and clinical skills and is a great stepping stone to Post Graduate studies.

There are various specialty streams available and Eastern Health is offering opportunities in the following areas for Semester 2, 2020:

INTENSIVE CARE (ICU) -Box Hill Hospital, Maroondah Hospital & Angliss Hospital

EMERGENCY (ED)-Box Hill Hospital, Maroondah Hospital & Angliss hospital

CARDIAC- Box Hill Hospital

RENAL- Multiple sites

ONCOLOGY - Box Hill Hospital 

NEUROLOGY- Box Hill Hospital

For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to the contact person listed.

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

 Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

 Next Steps 

If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment police check.

Dependent on speciality area, some applicants may also be required to complete a working with children check.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Please submit all applications online. You will be required to upload a cover letter and CV.

Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

 Please direct any enquiries to:

 Melisa Richards-West APD Advanced and Specialist Practice , Learning and Teaching: melisa.richards-west@easternhealth.org.au

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First: Agility: Humility: Respect: Kindness: Excellence

Registered Nurse: Transition to Specialty Practice Program - Acute Specialty Areas

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Melisa Richards-West - (03) 9871 3173

Registered Nurse: Transition to Specialty Practice Program - Acute Specialty Areas