Position Details

Reference Number 157543
Position Title Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Rehabilitation
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Barwon Health only
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Community Health Rehab & Palliative Care
Location McKellar Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 24
Position Summary
  • Become part of an enthusiastic, friendly health care team where you will be supported and encouraged to undertake further professional development and training opportunities in Rehabilitation and Palliative Nursing.
  • You will work as part of a cohesive multidisciplinary health care team to achieve patient centred goals.
  • You will be encouraged to pursue innovative ideas and projects to enhance patient care. 

About the facility  

North Wing is a 32 bed Stroke/Neuro Rehabilitation and Palliative Care Unit located within the IRC, McKellar Centre. We work within a multidisciplinary framework, helping our patients to work toward their goals to maximise their potential for independence.

We are re-developing our surrounds including our Therapy Garden and recreational activities program for patients which is supported by our large active volunteer group. 

 About the role  

Are you a Registered Nurse Grade 2 with Rehabilitation and/or Palliative Care experience? North Wing, IRC are offering a fantastic opportunity to become part of our highly skilled, professional and supportive group of nurses, working closely within our multidisciplinary teams. You will work within both  be responsible for the provision of patient focused holistic nursing care to those assigned to you, in order to achieve desired clinical outcomes. Your role will be within this dynamic and challenging unit where teamwork is paramount and primary nursing is encouraged. You will have highly developed interpersonal skills as well as sound communication skills both verbal and written. 

About the culture 

North Wing is a friendly, warm environment where staff, volunteers, patients and families work together as a team to achieve the best outcomes possible for everyone.

At Barwon Health we celebrate and harness diversity, and consider it a competitive advantage. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds including individuals that identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, GLBTIQ+, and individuals with disability. Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our consumers including children and appropriate rigorous reference and background checks will be undertaken.  Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

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: Demonstrated commitment to patient centred care.
Desirable: Previous experience in either Neuro/Stroke Rehabilitation and/or Palliative care.
Essential: Well developed communication and interpersonal skills.
Essential: Sound level of nursing skills and ability to work within a team.
Essential: Registration with AHPRA
Essential: Degree level qualification with a recognised educational institution in Nursing
Contact Person Chris McCormick 
Contact Person Job Title IRC Manager 
Contact Number (03) 4215 6060 
Alternate Contact Person Sharon Anderson 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 6001 
Closing Date 15/08/2018
Position Description
File name 
Registered Nurse Position Description IRC NW.docx 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.