Position Details
Reference Number 160358
Position Title Hospital Float (Registered Nurse)
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Barwon Health only
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Enterprise
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 70
Position Summary
  • Be Recognised as a clinical nurse leader in the organisation out of hours
  • Challenge yourself in a dynamic ever changing role
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment

About the facility 

Barwon health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 7,000 staff and more than 1000 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 21 key locations throughout the region.

About the role 

The University Hospital Geelong Float Nurse works at the direction of the Hospital After Hours Manager primarily to support patient flow and access. In addition, they are responsible for supporting and guiding staff as required in the provision of patient / client focused clinical care for variety of patients that are at the end of their admission and awaiting discharge. The RN will facilitate activities to ensure safe and effective discharge for patients.

About the culture

You will work with an innovative multidisciplinary team who maintain extensive knowledge and experience. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

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

At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will 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.

Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.

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

We 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?
Contact Person Elizabeth Bentley 
Contact Person Job Title Hospital Float Nurse 
Contact Number (03) 4215 2334 
Alternate Contact Person Emma Jones 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 2331 
Closing Date 23/01/2020
Position Description
File name 
Float PD 042018 (002).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.