Enrolled Nurse - Tambo Medical/Surgical Ward

Great opportunity to further your nursing career by gaining knowledge and experience working in our busy medical/surgical ward.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1420837
Closing Date: 25-Sep-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Endorsed Enrolled Nurse - Tambo - 1420837 - September 2019.pdf (PDF, 285KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Susan Hutton, Nurse Manager, Tambo
03 5150 3359

Position Details

STATUS:        Ongoing, Full Time (Applications for a part time role will be considered)

DEPARTMENT:   Tambo Medical/Surgical


An opportunity has arisen for an Endorsed Enrolled Nurse to join the team in our Tambo Medical/Surgical ward in this ongoing position.

The 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.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work in a new wing where you will receive strong support from our dedicated nursing team combined with ongoing professional development opportunities enabling you to deliver first class patient centred care and grow your career.


The ideal applicant will have:

  • A Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) approved qualification in administration of medicines.
  • Recent acute medical or surgical nursing experience is preferred
  • Well-developed 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 good understanding of discharge planning and transition of care issues so as to achieve safe and timely discharge;
  • Well-developed communication skills with the ability to utilise key principles to ensure a good clinical handover and escalation of care.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the proven ability to effectively manage conflict
  • A NMBA approved qualification in Intravenous medication administration is preferred.


The successful applicant will benefit from: 

  • A competitive remuneration package
  • 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
  • Monthly ADO's


For more information on the positions, please contact:

Susan Hutton, Nurse Manager, Tambo on 03 5150 3359

Applications by close of business:

Wednesday 25th September 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), a Working with Children Check and Health Declaration must be provided prior to commencement at BRHS.  

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