Registered Nurses - High Dependency Unit (As per award)

Job posted: 21/11/2019
Applications close: 22/12/2019 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | East Gippsland

Job type: Other

Organisation: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1434419

Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1434419

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | East Gippsland

Fantastic opportunities exist at BRHS to progress your career in critical care nursing with the support of our professional development programs and our skilled health professional team.

Ongoing or short term positions available
Full time/Part time hours negotiable
High Dependency Unit

Great opportunities exist for skilled nurses to join our dedicated team of health professionals operating our High Dependency Unit.

Our Medical/Surgical ward contains 34 beds with 2 bariatric beds and a 4 bed higher acuity area. The Tambo unit provides care for a large spectrum of medical conditions and post-operative care for gynaecology, urology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, ENT, general surgery patients. The ward also has facilities for cardiac monitoring via both mobile telemetry units and fixed monitors.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work in a new facility, be involved in the further development of the HDU area and enable you to use your specialist nursing skills to full capacity. A wide range of professional development programs (such as our scholarship and postgraduate studies programs) are available at BRHS to assist you progress your career. If you are keen to progress your nursing career in critical care, BRHS will provide a great platform for you to do this. Please call us to discuss this role further.

To be successful for this role, applicants will have:

  • Minimum of 3 years post registration experience in a recent acute medical/surgical setting
  • Accredited in ALS, IV cannulation and management of CVADS experience
  • Demonstrated competence in high acuity acute medical and surgical nursing with a good understanding of and commitment to providing high quality and compassionate patient centred care.
  • Cardiac nursing experience with the capacity to interpret ECG's and manage acute cardiac patients.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage haemodynamic monitoring, such as arterial and central lines including central venous pressure monitoring.
  • Respiratory support experience including oxygen therapy delivery, non-invasive ventilation and atrial blood gas interpretation and basic invasive ventilation.
  • Critical care (HDU, CCU, ICU or ED, Advanced Med/Surg) experience is highly desirable


The successful applicant will benefit from:

  • An attractive remuneration package negotiated dependant on qualifications and experience.  Annual salary commencing at $65,275 for Year 2 RN to $87,282 for Year 10 RN (as per Enterprise Agreement) 
  • Access to an extensive range of salary packaging options including novated leasing, meal, entertainment and venue hire card and relocation expenses.
  • Ongoing paid professional development leave
  • Strong quality improvement culture
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program including gym membership at corporate rates
  • Monthly ADO's if full time

For more information on the positions, please contact:
Sue Hutton, Unit Manager, Medical Surgical Ward on 03 5150 3359

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume (including two professional referees) and response to the key selection criteria as listed in the position description. Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

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Registered Nurses - High Dependency Unit (As per award)

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Sue Hutton, Unit Manager, Medical Surgical Ward | 03 5150 3359

Registered Nurses - High Dependency Unit (As per award)