Registered Nurses - Emergency

Great opportunity to join our amazing ED team and be supported to pursue your Emergency nursing career.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1407299
Closing Date: 28-Jul-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Registered Nurse - Emergency - 1407299 updated July 19.pdf (PDF, 639KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Trish Young, Nurse Unit Manager
03 5150 3430

Position Details

STATUS:                         Ongoing, Part Time

HOURS:                          48.0 hours per fortnight

DEPARTMENT:               Emergency


Applications are invited from Nurses with recent acute nursing 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 in Emergency nursing and will benefit from further career opportunities if this is where your interests and capabilities lie.  Given our regional location, 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 of Bairnsdale Regional Health Service 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 and completion of a Graduate Program
  • Minimum 2 years acute nursing experience and preferably some Emergency experience
  • Advanced Life Support certification, triage skills and qualifications, PICCS and PORTS competency all preferred or commitment to obtain
  • Postgraduate qualifications in Emergency highly desirable or commitment to attain
  • Demonstrated competence in an acute nursing field
  • A good level of physical assessment capabilities (Primary and Secondary survey assessments)
  • A sound understanding of discharge planning and early referral to support services
  • Proven understanding of and demonstrated commitment to person-centred care
  • 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.
  • 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 3430

Applications by close of business:

Sunday 28th July 2019


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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