Registered Emergency Nurse

Based in a beautiful part of Victoria, working for BRHS will enable you to pursue your profession and have a fantastic work/life balance. You will experience a relaxed lifestyle in a clean, green and beautiful area with significant natural and ecological advantages. With the Gippsland lakes and beaches, national parks and snowfields on your doorstep, this will be the best move you ever made!
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1585361
Closing Date: 12-Dec-2021
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Registered Nurse - ML - Emergency - August 2021.docx.pdf (PDF, 538KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Nelly Counihan, Acting Nurse Unit Manager
03 5150 3360

Position Details

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is a multifaceted, growing regional health service employing over 900 staff and providing a comprehensive array of health care services to our community.  Located in the beautiful Victorian region of East Gippsland, you will relish a relaxed lifestyle living on the Gippsland Lakes with easy access to isolated beaches, the high-country and snow fields. BRHS offers a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and a range of opportunities to progress your career.  You will join our dedicated team of health professionals and support staff who are committed to delivering high quality experiences to all.  Be bold, make the change now!

STATUS: Ongoing, Part Time

HOURS:  56.0 hours per fortnight

A fantastic opportunity exists at BRHS for a talented nurse with Emergency or Critical Care experience to join our skilled team of ED professionals.  Be bold and make the lifestyle change now to a beautiful part of regional Victoria and be supported to progress your career goals.  Opportunity exists for these hours to be shared between two incumbents.

Why should you Apply?

  • Enjoy our collaborative environment which recognises your capabilities and will rapidly expand your skills
  • Opportunities for advancement are encouraged and supported
  • An amazing lifestyle with the Gippsland Lakes, beaches & national parks on your door step.
  • Reduced living costs with affordable housing, entertainment and education.
  • Rewarding community connections with greater links to your town, patients and families

The Position:

In this role you will enjoy being part of a collaborative and supportive team environment whose focus is on providing high quality, effective care.  You will further develop your skills with exposure to a wide range of ED presentations, providing challenge and diversity to your daily work. You will be encouraged and supported to further your professional development with a range of future career opportunities available based on your interests and capabilities.

The Team:

The BRHS Emergency Department provides trauma and emergency healthcare to the Bairnsdale area 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 and the VMO community.  A high dependency unit operates within the Medical/Surgical ward providing additional opportunity for skill growth.

What you need:

  • A minimum of 3 years recent Emergency or critical care nursing experience
  • An advanced 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-centered care
  • Proven ability to respond appropriately and prioritise accordingly in pressure situations
  • Demonstrated well developed communication and negotiation skills including exemplary documentation skills

Interested?

For more information contact: Nelly Counihan or Alex Trimnell, Acting Nurse Unit Managers on 03 5150 3360. 

Applications by close of business: Sunday 12th December 2021

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume including two recent referees and response to the full key selection criteria as listed in the position description and be submitted by selecting “Apply Now”.

Please read our application guidelines here

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In accordance with recent Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.


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