Position Details

Reference Number 174418
Position Title Registered Nurse Acute Neurosciences Unit (ANU)
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Medicine, Specialist Medicine & Emergency Medicine
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 20
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

Line up your life and career with us at Barwon Health in Victoria, Australia

  • Develop and Grow your skills within a supportive and dynamic team
  • Stimulating working environment within a dynamic and supportive team
  • Permanent part time position- 56 hours per fortnight  

About the facility 

 The Acute Neurosciences Unit (ANU) is a stand-alone Neurosciences unit with state of the art equipment to support best practice standards and smooth patient flow at University Hospital Geelong. ANU is an 18 bed unit, comprised of 16 general neurology beds, incorporating a stroke unit and 2 beds for extended Epilepsy monitoring. The department of Neurology offers a large team of Neurologists who are experienced within all areas of this speciality. The nursing team work closely within the multidisciplinary team to ensure the best possible health outcomes for patients in our region. The Acute Neurosciences Unit on Heath Wing 2 centrally located at University Hospital Geelong, only minutes from our CBD and vibrant waterfront.

 About the role 

The Acute Neurosciences Unit is looking for a highly motivated Registered Nurse to join the team. Your role will be within a dynamic and supportive unit where teamwork is paramount. You must have highly developed interpersonal skills as well as sound communication skills both written and verbal. You will have a passion to provide high quality patient care, the ability to work a rotating roster and an interest in quality improvement. Clinical experience will focus on developing patient assessment skills and interventions aimed at providing optimal patient outcomes. You will be supported in your clinical and professional development by dedicated clinical nurse educators.

 About the culture

 Our staff thrive in a challenging and busy environment, receive enjoyment from being a part of a highly recognised team and truly strive to deliver best practice. Most importantly our dedicated staff live the Barwon Health way with our values underpinning all that we do. If you are looking to work in a friendly, well supported team, we urge you to apply.

  Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Relocation and sponsorship support options
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

About the Geelong Region, AUSTRALIA

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! Derived from the local Wathaurong Aboriginal name for the region Jillong, Geelong is thought to mean ‘land’ or ‘cliffs’.

  • Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices.
  • High standard of schooling options throughout the area
  • A stone throw from the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road
  • Appreciate beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries
  • To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 

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: Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency
Essential: Acute Stroke/Neurology or medical experience with the last 2 years
Essential: Demonstrated ongoing commitment to professional development
Essential: Ability to work a rotating roster including night duty and weekends
Essential: I agree, to commence employment, I am required to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination) set out in the Staff Immunisation Policy. I acknowledge that meeting this requirement is mandatory and a condition of employment subsequently offered.
Contact Person Alannah Katzer 
Contact Person Job Title Nurse Unit Manager 
Contact Number (03) 421 52274 
Contact Email alannah@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Jessica Fitzpatrick 
Alternate Contact Number 421 52274 
Closing Date 07/07/2022
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.