Position Details


Reference Number 172465
Position Title Registered Nurse - Grade 2- Emergency Department
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Program Medicine, Specialist Medicine & Emergency Medicine
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 64
Position Summary

Broaden Your Horizons

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

  • Extend your skillset in a high-pressure and dynamic environment
  • Job security & diversity plus ongoing opportunities at a leading organisation
  • Permanent part-time roles available - work the hours that work for you

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 has 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. 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. 

  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: Recent Emergency nursing experience?
Essential: Ability to work all shifts including nights and weekends?
Desirable: Paediatric knowledge and emergency experience
Desirable: Post graduate qualification in emergency nursing Desirable
Essential: Pro-active in own professional development, please list courses/online modules/conferences attended in the last two years
Essential: I agree to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full COVID vaccination) as set out in Barwon Health’s Staff Immunisation Policy as amended from time to time. I acknowledge that meeting this ongoing requirement is mandatory and a condition of any employment subsequently offered.
Contact Person Kathryn Ackland 
Contact Person Job Title Emergency Department Nurse Unit Manager 
Contact Number 4215 0110 
Closing Date 20/12/2021
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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.