Registered Nurses - Tambo Medical/Surgical Ward

Located at the gateway to the Lakes and Wilderness region, and an easy three hour drive from Melbourne, you can enjoy easy access to the Gippsland lakes and beaches, national parks and the snowfields. An array of fantastic lifestyle options are available combined with the opportunity to fast track your career in critical care nursing.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1378047
Closing Date: 28-Jul-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical - 11378047 - Feb 2019.docx.pdf (PDF, 283KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sue Hutton, Nurse Unit Manager, Tambo Ward
03 5150 3359

Position Details

Ongoing positions, Part time or Full time positions available

Tambo Medical/Surgical Ward


A number of opportunities exist for skilled Registered Nurses to join our dedicated team of health professionals in our new combined Medical/Surgical ward.   

This role will provide you with the opportunity to gain invaluable experience in a multifaceted clinical environment, work in a new facility and enjoy being part of a supportive team committed to the provision of excellent patient care.  If you are looking for a new challenge and wanting to fast track your career in critical care nursing, contact our Nurse Unit Manager, Susan Hutton on 03 5150 3359 to find out more about this great opportunity.  Incumbents keen to progress their nursing career will be strongly supported through flexible rostering, study leave entitlements, opportunities to gain experience in leadership roles and scholarship opportunities providing financial assistance towards further studies.

Our new Tambo ward contains 34 beds with a 4 bed higher acuity area and 2 bariatric beds.  The unit provides care for a large spectrum of medical conditions and post-operative care for gynaecology, urology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, ENT, general surgery patients.  The ward also has facilities for cardiac monitoring via both mobile telemetry units and fixed monitors. 


To be successful for this role, applicants will have:

  • Minimum 12 months recent acute nursing experience
  • Excellent clinical assessment skills with the ability to apply the escalation of care principles.
  • Excellent care planning skills with a good understanding of and commitment to providing patient centred care with a compassionate approach.
  • A well-developed understanding of discharge planning and transition of care issues so as to achieve safe and timely discharge.
  • Postgraduate qualifications in Medical/Surgical Nursing an advantage.
  • CVAD competencies or commitment to attain.
  • BLS certification required, ALS an advantage.
  • Well-developed communication skills with the ability to utilise key principles to ensure a good clinical handover and escalation of care.


The successful applicants will benefit from: 

  • An attractive remuneration package negotiated dependant on qualifications and experience.
  • Annual base salary commencing at $65,275 for Year 2 RN to $87,282 for Year 10 RN (as per Enterprise Agreement)
  • Access to an extensive range of salary packaging options including novated leasing, meal, entertainment and venue hire card and relocation expenses.
  • Ongoing paid professional development support and the opportunity to be supported to complete post graduate studies.
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program including gym membership at corporate rates
  • Staff dining room
  • Fantastic work/life balance living in a beautiful part of Victoria


For more information on the position, please contact:

Sue Hutton, Nurse Unit Manager, Tambo Ward on 03 5150 3359


Further position details are available in the attached position description.

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume (including two professional referees) and response to the key selection criteria as listed in the position description.  Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

A satisfactory National Police Check (no older than 12 months) and Health Declaration must be provided prior to commencement at BRHS. 

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