Position Details


Reference Number 170884
Position Title Registered Nurse (Grade 2) - Emergency
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Barwon Health only
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Medicine, Specialist Medicine & Emergency Medicine
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 176
Position Summary
  • Develop your clinical skills and expertise in a high pressure environment
  • Build the foundations of your career at a thriving organisation
  • Multiple Permanent Part-time Positions available (rewarding role+ flexibility)

About the facility 

Barwon Health is one of the largest regional health services in Victoria, providing care for approximately 80,000 emergency presentations per year. The emergency department have both an adult and paediatric short stay unit to ensure consumers receive the right care, at the right place at the right time.

Under Barwon Health’s emergency model of care patients are streamed to dedicated assessment areas including fast track, adult, paediatric, resuscitation, trauma and mental health areas. Our mission is to improve access and patient flow to provide a sustainable service that ensures high quality, safe, people-focused care.

About the role 

In this role as the Registered Nurse (Grade 2) you will 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. Additionally, you will have emergency nursing experience and a demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development. This role requires you to be available to work all shifts on a monthly self-roster including morning, afternoon, night shift and weekends.

About the culture

The emergency department has a growing culture of innovation and change. The smarter, easier, safe and better ways of doing things that result in more satisfaction for the staff, patients and their families. You will work with an innovative team who maintain extensive knowledge and experience. Our dedicated and experienced team pride themselves on providing high quality patient centred care in an environment that has modern, well-equipped facilities.

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.

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: Recent emergency nursing experience?
Essential: Ability to work all shifts including nights and weekends?
Essential: Excellent communication skills?
Desirable: Emergency post-graduate and/or critical care degree?
Desirable: Paediatric nursing experience?
Essential: Degree level qualification with a recognised educational institution in Nursing (or other if required)
Essential: Registration with AHPRA
Contact Person Kathryn Ackland 
Contact Person Job Title ED NUM 
Contact Number (03) 4215 0110 
Closing Date 17/06/2021
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.