Registered Nurse - Emergency

A great opportunity exists for an experienced nurse with an interest in developing their skills in Emergency Nursing and looking for a new challenge.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1388770
Closing Date: 31-May-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Registered Nurse - Emergency - 1388770 - March 2019.docx.pdf (PDF, 281KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Trish Young - Nurse Unit Manager
03 51503360

Position Details

STATUS             2 x Ongoing, Full or Part Time Positions

HOURS:             Negotiable

DEPARTMENT:   Emergency


Applications for short term contracts will also be accepted

An opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse with recent acute experience to join our high functioning, friendly and supportive Emergency nursing team. 

In this role you will enjoy being part of a collaborative team environment with a focus on providing high quality, effective care.  You will be encouraged and supported to further your professional development and will benefit from further career opportunities if this is where your interests lie.  This role will expose you to a broad range of ED presentations, providing challenge and diversity to your daily work. A commitment to the on-call roster is essential for this role. 

The Emergency Department provides trauma and emergency healthcare to the people of Bairnsdale and the wider East Gippsland region. The department includes a 5 bed Short Stay Unit and an Emergency Nurse Practitioner operating out of a fast track treatment area.  Medical staffing is comprised of ED SMO's with strong support from HMO's, interns on rotation and the VMO community.

For this role, you will need:

  • Current AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse
  • Satisfactory completion of a Nurse Graduate Program (or ability to demonstrate equivalent)
  • A minimum 1 year acute nursing experience – preferably having spent some time in Emergency
  • Postgraduate qualifications in Emergency or equivalent or a commitment to work towards post graduate qualifications in Emergency nursing
  • Advanced Life Support certification preferred or commitment to obtain within 6 months of starting
  • A sound understanding of discharge planning and early referral to support services
  • Proven ability to respond appropriately and prioritise accordingly in pressure situations
  • Demonstrated well developed communication and negotiation skills including exemplary documentation skills

The successful applicant will benefit from: 

  • An attractive remuneration package negotiated dependant on qualifications and experience.
  • Annual 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 leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program including gym membership at corporate rates
  • Staff dining room

For more information, please contact: Trish Young, Nurse Unit Manager on 03 5150 3360


Further position details are available in the 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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