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Registered Nurse - Medical Short Stay Parkville VIC


theroyalch Parkville VIC Australia

4 months ago

The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital’s (RCH) vision is to be a great children’s hospital – delivering Great Care.

RCH is a cornerstone member of the Melbourne Children’s Campus, partnering with Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The University of Melbourne Department of Pediatrics and The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation.

RCH has cared for the children and young people of Victoria for more than 150 years since it was founded in 1870. A full range of paediatric and adolescent health services are provided plus tertiary and quaternary care for the most critically ill and medically complex patients in Victoria. Tasmania, southern NSW and other states around Australia and overseas. The Hospital has more than 6,000 staff, a budget of $850M, 12 wards and 350 beds. Annually, the RCH has 300,000+ Specialist Clinic appointments, 90,000+ Emergency Department presentations and 20,000 elective surgeries.

The RCH is committed to the Child Safe Standards.

RCH enjoys high employee... engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact.

For further Information on RCH is available here.
• Part Time and Full Time ongoing opportunites available
• Hub of the medical precinct & leading Children’s Hospital
• Fabulous employee benefits including salary packaging and onsite parking

Dolphin Ward - Medical Short Stay

Dolphin - Medical Short Stay Ward is located adjacent to the Emergency Department (ED) at The Royal Children's Hospital. It cares for children who present to the ED and require care for up to 48 hours. With its streamlined admission and discharge processes, the unit cares for children of all ages, from young children/infants to adolescents, with a range of acute Medical conditions. Conditions treated in Dolphin - Medical Short Stay Ward include asthma, bronchiolitis, constipation, croup, eczema, fever, gastroenteritis, urinary tract infections, anaphylaxis (allergic reactions), migraine, snake bite and viral infections.

The Role:
• Salary: $71,333.60 - $95,378.40 per annum (Full Time Equivalent)

In this role you will be responsible for ensuring that clinical practice and delivery of care is consistent with RCH and Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia standards. Providing comprehensive, safe, evidence-based practice across a range of contexts, to facilitate optimal health outcomes; performing self- assessment of scope of practice and competence related to assigned responsibilities as discussed with the care delivery team; retaining responsibility for individual actions and accountability for care provided.

To be successful you will have:
• Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) administered though the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
• Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development, as evidenced in a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) record/Profession al practice Portfolio
• Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
• Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and autonomously as required
• Effective time management and organisational skills
• Ability to work well under pressure and be flexible to changing priorities and environment
• Proven ability to work independently and demonstrated initiative in performing duties

To view the Position Description, please click here

For further information about this role please contact Jayne Morrison, Nurse Unit Manager, Dolphin on Ph: 03 9345 4567

Why work at the RCH?

RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities, surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital. Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption

Are you ready to join our team?

Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 13 February 2023
Parkville VIC Australia

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