Sunshine Hospital - Short Stay Unit – Registered Nurse

Job posted: 25/07/2022
Applications close: 15/08/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 43144

Reference: 43144

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Western Health is planning to have a 24 bed Short Stay Unit within the Division of Emergency, Medicine and Access. The key objective of this unit is to safely admit and discharge patients within 24 hours of their hospital presentation.

Patient presentations can cover all types of medical/surgical issues and therefore the SSU offers an exciting and ever changing challenge to the dynamic Nurse seeking variety and an opportunity to enhance and increase both their skills and scope of practice in a supportive environment.

Additional aims of this unit are to improve patient outcomes and satisfaction along with providing best care by minimising inpatient length of stay and in turn improve access and flow for Western Health.

To be Successful in this Role you

  • Hold current registration as a Nurse with AHPRA

  • Demonstrate excellent clinical and organisational skills

  • Have a passion for a fast paced acute inpatient environment

  • Have previous experience working within a multidisciplinary team

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Sunshine Hospital - Short Stay Unit – Registered Nurse

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Sunshine Hospital - Short Stay Unit – Registered Nurse