Registered Nurses - Medical/Surgical Ward

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 - full time or part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1651929
Closing Date: 09-Oct-2022
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical - August 2022.pdf (PDF, 544KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Ruth Herbstreit, Acting Nurse Unit Manager, Tambo
03 5150 3359

Position Details

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is East Gippsland's largest employer and is a growing regional health service 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!

          • Rewarding work and education in a beautiful part of the world
          • Make a real difference in a welcoming community
          • Provide greater continuity of care in our smaller hospital
          • Scholarship program opportunities to support your learning

A number of opportunities have arisen at BRHS to join our dedicated medical/surgical nursing team and enjoy a rewarding and supportive environment with opportunities for progression.

The Contracts: Ongoing and Parental Leave replacement opportunities available, Part Time/Full Time hours negotiable with a total of 2.8 eft available to split. Please specify your preferred eft in your cover letter.

The Position:

In this role you will work in modern surroundings in our combined Medical/Surgical Ward consisting of 34 beds with 2 bariatric beds and a 4 bed higher acuity area.  Care is provided for a large spectrum of medical conditions as well as post-operative care for gynaecology, urology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, ENT, general surgery patients.  The ward has facilities for cardiac monitoring via both mobile telemetry units and fixed monitors.  As part of a multifaceted clinical environment you will be exposed to a broad range of patient presentations and clinical situations providing great opportunities to grow your skills.

What you need:

  • Minimum 5 years recent acute nursing experience
  • Excellent 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.
  • CVAD competencies or commitment to attain, BLS certification required, ALS an advantage.
  • Well-developed communication skills with the ability to utilise key principles to ensure a good clinical handover and escalation of care


For more information please contact Ruth Herbstreit, Acting Nurse Unit Manager, Tambo Ward on 03 5150 3359

An application closing date does not apply to this vacancy. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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