Registered Nurse - Emergency

A fantastic and exciting opportunity exists here at BRHS for talented nurses who would like 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.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1593912
Closing Date: 20-Jan-2022
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Registered Nurse - ML - Emergency - August 2021.docx.pdf (PDF, 538KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - Registered Nurse - Short Stay Unit - September 2021.pdf (PDF, 322KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Trish Young, Nurse Unit Manager
03 5150 3360

Position Details

CONTRACTS:       Full & Part Time available, hours negotiable

STATUS:               Fixed Term until December 2022 (Parental Leave Relief)

DEPARTMENT:     Emergency & Short Stay Unit

Opportunity exists to take up a fixed term contract for a shorter duration.

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, snowfields & 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
  • Extensive salary packaging options

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 and compassionate 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. 

What you need:

  • Emergency or critical care nursing experience is desirable but not mandatory
  • 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


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

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”.

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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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