Position Details


Reference Number 157799
Position Title Critical Care Registered Nurse ICU
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Surgical & Critical Care
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 68
Position Summary
  • Be a part of a multidisciplinary team striving for excellence
  • Challenge yourself in a mixed adult and paediatric ICU
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment

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 runs the deteriorating patient program, and 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. 

About the role 

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision of patient/client/resident focused holistic nursing care to those assigned to him/her, in order to achieve desired clinical outcomes. Essential to have a Critical Care Qualification and experience in ICU or HDU. We offer collaborative programs to care for adult ECMO and around 200 paediatric patients a year. Take advantage of this nursing opportunity and be part of a highly skilled, professional team in the ICU unit at the Geelong Hospital.

These hours are negotiable

About the culture

The Barwon Health ICU strives to achieve a culture of patient-centred care through respect, compassion, accountability, and innovation. The ICU staff contribute to this through a team based approach that promotes these goals. The successful applicant will be supported through leadership training, and professional development planning to help them realise their goals. This culture has created a dynamic environment where high quality care is delivered. 

Barwon Health staff benefits

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: Critical Care qualification
Essential: APHRA registration
Essential: Experience in ICU or HDU
Desirable: Experience in acute medical or surgical environment
Desirable: ALS Qualification
Contact Person Kylie Kruger 
Contact Person Job Title Acting Nurse Unit Manager 
Contact Number 0401 034 722 
Contact Email kyliekr@barwonhealth.org.au 
Closing Date 24/10/2018
Position Description
File name 
PD Registered Nurse - Crit Care Qualified.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.