Position Details

Reference Number 181603
Position Title Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Intensive Care Unit GEELONG, AUSTRALIA
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Casual
Program Critical Care & Specialist
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $80,000.00 to $120,000.00
Hours Per Fortnight 0
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

Line up your life and career with us at Barwon Health in Victoria, Australia

  • Build your skillset delivering high quality within a highly skilled team 
  • Be supported through leadership training and professional development
  • Make work life balance a reality – Permanent Part-time, Full-time and Casual roles available 

About the facility

The Barwon Health ICU is a 24-bed ICU, providing tertiary critical care services to the Barwon South Western region. The ICU cares for medical, surgical, and cardiothoracic adults, as well as collaborative programs to care for adult ECMO and critically ill children. The ICU unit supplies a central vascular access and critical care echocardiography service to Barwon Health. The ICU is actively involved in clinical research, critical care education for Deakin School of Medicine, and education and training of junior doctors and nurses.

About the role

Do you have ICU experience, excellent communication skills and a desire to plan and deliver high quality patient centred care? Do you possess sound clinical knowledge and experience in acute nursing? If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, then apply today!

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Providing quality patient care using evidence based approach and in line with Barwon Health Policy and Procedure
  • Delivery of consumer centred care that meets best practice standards
  • Establishing and maintaining effective communication within a multi-disciplinary team to ensure patients receive quality ongoing care

About the culture

At the Barwon Health ICU, we're proud of our patient-centered culture, which is built on values of respect, compassion, commitment, accountability, and innovation. Our team is dedicated to delivering the highest quality care, and we strive to create a dynamic environment where everyone is supported and valued. As a successful applicant, you'll have access to leadership training and professional development planning, so you can achieve your goals and grow within our team. Our culture of care has earned us a reputation for excellence, and you'll be working alongside some of the best in the field. We believe in fostering a positive work environment where everyone feels empowered to contribute, ensuring a fulfilling and rewarding experience for all. 

Barwon Health staff benefits What we can offer

  • Paid accommodation for up to a month including partners and family
  • Short term or casual contacts to try us out and explore the region
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Purpose built ICU unit
  • Part of the state-wide ECMO service, we treat paediatric patients
  • We run a twice yearly Discovery Program for nurses who are new to ICU and also an annual Post graduate Critical Care course
  • Personalised orientation Program to set you up for success from day 1
  • 7 day a week Clinical Support Nurses and Clinical Nurse Educators
  • Access to employee wellness program
  • Relocation and sponsorship support options, plus the Victorian Government Grant is available for successful international candidates until June 2024
  • Visa sponsorship - you’ll usually need at least 24 months nursing or midwifery experience to work in a Victorian public health facility and get visa sponsorship. Visit the Department of Home Affairs for more information on visas.
  • International Buddy program to be your point of contact prior to starting
  •  Located in the centre of Geelong's CBD is an easy commute from all suburb
  •  Doorstep to the Great Ocean RoadBellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
  •   Attractive salary packaging benefits! Living Expenses capped at $9,010 which  includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments and Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 which includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion 

 At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

 We are strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on the Victorian Government’s Child Safe Standards: About Child Safe Standards | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au) we are also proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments to submit your application for this role, please contact talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: ICU experience
Essential: Degree-level qualification with a recognised educational institution in Nursing (or other if required).
Essential: Registration with AHPRA.
Essential: I agree to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full COVID vaccination) as set out in Barwon Health’s Staff Immunisation Policy as amended from time to time. I acknowledge that meeting this ongoing requirement is mandatory and a condition of any employment subsequently offered.
Desirable: Did the ‘Broaden Your Horizons’ advertising campaign attract you apply for the role?
Essential: Critical Care Qualification
Essential: Are you looking for Full-time, Part-time or Casual work?
Contact Person Donna Robertson & Nicola Tudor  
Contact Person Job Title  
Contact Number (03) 4215 1721 
Closing Date 02/10/2023
Position Description
File name 
Registered Nurse Casual - Leading Self - Updated July 2023.pdf Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.