Position Details


Reference Number 172056
Position Title Registered Nurse - Cardiac Specialist Year 2022
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Critical Care & Specialist
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 192
Position Summary
  • Are you a Registered Nurses looking to explore Cardiac Nursing
  • Extend your career, Gain invaluable experience in  supportive clinical environment
  • Temporary Part time February 2023

About the facility

Barwon Health, based in Geelong, Victoria, is one of the largest and most comprehensive regional health services in Australia, providing the full spectrum of care and employing over 6,500 staff. The Bellarine Centre 5 is a 34 bed combined Cardiology and Cardiothoracic unit. It consists of 6 coronary care, 18 cardiology and 10 cardiothoracic beds. The cardiology service offers a full range of diagnostic, interventional and emergency STEMI service. The Cardiothoracic unit performs a wide range of complex cardiothoracic operations. 

About the role

We are seeking suitable applicants to undertake the Cardiac Services Specialist Year 2022 (Feb intake). There will be two intakes for the Cardiac Specialist year (Feb and June). The specialist year provides Grade 2 Registered Nurses with the opportunity to explore Cardiac Nursing within a supportive clinical environment. The program consists of two components, a practical and a theoretical. Clinical support and assessment is undertaken by experienced nursing staff and/ or Clinical Nurse Educator. Clinical assessments comprises of 50% of the program and includes completion of clinical hurdles. Appraisals will be conducted at regular intervals through the year. The theoretical component will enable you to explore and develop a basic knowledge of cardiac knowledge. The component includes study day attendance, an assignment and a presentation.

If you are looking to further develop your skills in critical nursing, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

About the culture

Our dedicated and experienced nursing team pride themselves on providing high quality patient centred care in an environment that has modern, well-equipped facilities.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

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.

 At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

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

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

This role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 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: Are you registered with AHPRA as a RN1?
Essential: Do you have acute nursing experience?
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.
Contact Person michelle Grundell 
Contact Person Job Title Nurse Unit Manager- Job Share 
Contact Number (03) 4215 2230 
Alternate Contact Person monica miller 
Alternate Contact Number 42152230 
Closing Date 21/11/2021
Position Description
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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.